Dr. Rafiat Ajala-Lawal

Designation:

Lecturer II

Department:

Medical Biochemistry

Office:

Block B, Room 107

Biography

Dr. Rafiat Ajala-Lawal is a lecturer in the Department of Medical Biochemistry. She is a medical doctor pursuing her post graduate degree in medical biochemistry. She also functions as the exam officer of the department. She is passionate about gender-based violence and volunteering for causes about women and children.

Areas of research include nutrition, and nutritional toxicants and toxicology.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

  1. Lophirones B and C induce oxidative cellular death pathway in Acinetobacter baumannii by inhibiting DNA gyrase T.O. Ajiboye∗, N.O. Aliyu, R.A. Ajala-Lawal
  2. Loperamide‐induced cardiotoxicity in rats: Evidence from cardiac and oxidative stress biomarkers Kolawole A. Olofinsan1 | Rafiat A. Ajala‐Lawal2 | Taofeek O. Ajiboye2
  3. Caffeic acid abrogates 1,3-dichloro-2- propanol-induced hepatotoxicity by upregulating nuclear erythroid related factor 2 and downregulating nuclear factor-kappa B TO Ajiboye, RA Ajala-Lawal and AB Adeyiga
  4. LOPERAMIDE INDUCED NEUROTOXICITY IN RATS: BIOCHEMICAL AND HISTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE Kolawole A. Olofinsan1*, Ajala-Lawal A. Rafiat2, Taofeek O. Ajiboye2
  5. Metabolic syndrome: Protective: potentials of dietary phenolic acids
    T.O. Ajiboyea, R.A. Ajala-Lawala, R. Abdullahi (book chapter)

Courses/Modules Taught

Undergraduate

  • Water metabolism, Acid base balance and disorders
  • Immunology
  • Structures and functions of carbohydrates
  • Carbohydrate metabolism
  • Nutrition
  • Endocrinology