Dr. Adewole A. ADEBIYI


Personal Statement/Research Focus

I have been involved in research work cutting across the field of Cardiology. My focus however has been on the effects of hypertension on the human heart. I have been involved in various studies in noninvasive cardiology evaluating the various damages caused by hypertension on the heart. I had also attempted to establish normal values for echocardiograghic parameters in Nigerian subjects. Lately, in conjuction with my group of investigators we are trying to evaluate the hormonal changes in essential hypertension with a view unravel some of the aetiological factors involved in the pathogenesis of essential Hypertension. I had also been involved in studies assessing the changes taking place in the heart of subjects with Sickle cell haemoglobinopathy.

Curriculum Vitae