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Priscilla Kolibea
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Senior Lecturer
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Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Priscilla Kolibea Mante is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Pharmacology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She obtained her PhD in pharmacology from the same university in 2013. She was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School, US, under the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars programme through which she underwent her postdoctoral training until 2018. Her research focuses on the development of better therapeutic options for resistant epilepsy. She is currently working on developing a portable device that reduces the costs of diagnosing mental conditions while improving the therapy. Mante received the International Rising Talents Award in 2019, in the frame of the L’Oréal Foundation-UNESCO programme. She is a beneficiary of the 2019 Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World Early Career Fellowship. She is also a Fellow of the Africa Science Leadership Programme and a Young Affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences. Mante is also a registered pharmacist with a specialization in neuropharmacology.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
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04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
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TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
Last updated on 29/10/2021