C. Ofure A. Okoh

C. Ofure A. Okoh

Forschungsinteressen: • synaptic plasticity, connectivity, and regulation in cognitive mechanisms • epigenetics in neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism • association between social-behavioral output and neuronal signaling using neuroimaging techniques as EEG, MRI, and fMRI


Akademischer Werdegang

seit 2020      Doktorandin, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig
                       Promotionsarbeit am Max-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie, München
                       Betreuerin: Elisabeth B. Binder
                       Lab-Rotationen in der Orientierungsphase: Elisabeth B. Binder, Isabel Dziobek und Christine Heim

2018–2019  Master of Science in Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

2011–2016  Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Nigeria


Preise, Stipendien und Mitgliedschaften

2020             Financial study aid, Coursera/Yale University, CT, USA
seit 2019      International Society for Neurochemistry
seit 2018      Young African Leadership Initiative
2017              Heads of department prizes for overall best graduating student, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Nigeria
2016–2018  Anatomical Society of Nigeria



2019–2020 Laboratory instructor to undergraduate students, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria


Ijomone, O. K., Osahon, I. R., Okoh, C. O. A., Akingbade, G. T., & Ijomone, O. M. (2021). Neurovascular dysfunctions in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Metabolic Brain Disease, 36(6), 1109–1117. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11011-021-00710-x

Gbotolorun, S. C., Okoh, C. O. A., & Oshodi, O. Y. (2020). Prenatal supplementation with Curcuma longa ameliorates oxidative stress, improves social behaviour and hippocampal alterations in valproic acid-induced Autism in Sprague-Dawley rat. Nigerian Journal of Neuroscience, 11(1), 8–20. http://doi.org/10.47081/njn2020.11.1/002

Ijomone, O. M., Olung, N. F., Akingbade, G. T., Okoh, C. O. A., & Aschner, M. (2020). Environmental influence on neurodevelopmental disorders: Potential association of heavy metal exposure and Autism. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 62, 126638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2020.126638

Miah, M. R., Ijomone, O. M., Okoh, C. O. A., Ijomone, O. K., Akingbade, G. T., Kea, T., Kruma, B., Martins, A. C., Akinyemia, A., Aranoff, N., Soaresa, F. A. A., Bowmanh, A. B., & Aschnera, M. (2020). The effects of Manganese overexposure on brain health. Neurochemistry International, 135, 104688. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuint.2020.104688

Ijomone, O. M., Aluko, O. M., Okoh, C. O. A., Martins, A. C., & Aschner, M. (2019). Calcium signaling in Manganese neurotoxicity. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 56, 146–155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2019.08.006

Ude, R. A., Maduka, C., Ofure, C., Ugochukwu, E. G., & Anibeze, C. I. (2018). A study on the cervical lordotic angle and torg's ratio in adult population of cross River state Nigeria. Scientific Research Journal, VI, 25–29. https://doi.org/10.31364/SCIRJ/v6.i6.2018.P0618535


Posterpräsentationen und Vorträge

Okoh, C. O. A. (2019, August). Tumeric (Curcuma long) ameliorates oxidtive stress improves social behavior and hippocampal alteration in Valproic acid-induced model of Autism in Sprague-Dawley rats. 14th UNILAG Annual Research Conference and Fair.

Okoh, C. O. A. (2019, Juli). Women in STEM - Young female awareness scheme. TReND Molecular and synthetic biology for biomedical research, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria.

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