Research Profile/Research Groups:

There are many research collaborations with other Departments within and outside the University. There are also on-going researches in collaboration with foreign institutions, vis-à-vis:

  1. Stroke Investigative Research and Education Network (SIREN), Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria in Collaboration with University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), USA.
  2. Pilot screening for prostate carcinoma among male adults in Northern Nigeria, a research work involving the urology, radiology and histopathology departments of ABUTH, Zaria, 2008 till date
  3. Organs changes in sickle cell anemia in Zaria, a pilot study involving radiology, hematology and chemical pathology departments of ABUTH, Zaria, 2010 to 2011.
  4. Computed Tomographic (CT) Scan Findings in Children with Cerebral Palsy in Zaria, Nigeria. A pilot study involving Radiology and Pediatric Departments of ABUTH, Zaria, 2011 till date.
  5. Normal eyeball measurement using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, a Research work involving Radiology and Ophthalmology departments, ABUTH, Zaria, 2012.
  6. Concurrent chemoradiation for head and neck cancers, June 2013 to date
  7. Concurrent chemoradiation in gyneacologic malignancies, October 2013 to date.
  8. Spectrum of malignancies in HIV patients as seen in ABUTH, Zaria. (on going).
  9. Effects of aspirin on BIRC7/living protein expression on colorectal cancer cells. (Research on going).
  10. Sonographic evaluation of changes in chest wall skin thickness in post irradiated breast cancer patients in Zaria (on going.)
  11. Effects of folinic acid, 5-FU, and oxaliplatin-based pre-operative chemotherapy on BIRC7/Livin expression in human colorectal cells in Zaria, Nigeria. (on going).
  12. Comparative sero-prevalence of cytomegalovirus IgG and total IgG immune response among cancer patients attending Oncology Centre, ABUTH, Zaria, (completed. Under peer review process.
  13. International Collaboration between the MD Anderson University, USA and Nigeria on “OPERATION STOP CERVICAL CANCER IN NIGERIA” since June 2006.
  14. A prospective, multidisciplinary Clinico – Pathological characterization of Lymphomas (Hodgkin’s Disease & Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma) seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.
  15. Prospective, multidisciplinary and multi-institutional study of Cost of LDR Versus HDR Brachytherapy and implications on the patients and Hospital in cervical cancer patients attending radiotherapy and oncology departments of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria  and University College Hospital Ibadan since October 2012.
  16. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of Artero-venous and lymphatic occlusion associated with malignancies (lymphoedema and Deep venous thromboembolism) in adult cancer patients attending radiotherapy and oncology department of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria since January 2012.
  17. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of impact of comorbidities (HIV, HT, DM) on adult cancer patients receiving chemotherapy attending radiotherapy and oncology department of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria since January 2012.
  18. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of the Sociodemographic and Clinicopathological Characterization of colon and rectal cancer patients attending radiotherapy and oncology department of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria since January 2012.
  19. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of Haemoglobin level as a prognostic factor for patients with carcinoma of the cervix receiving radiation therapy since January 2012.
  20. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of Hypercalcaemia-related malignancies in adult cancer patients attending radiotherapy and oncology department of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria since January 2012.
  21. Prospective, multidisciplinary study of Chemotherapy-induced renal dysfunction in patients receiving Cisplatin for cervical cancer attending radiotherapy and oncology department of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria since January 2012.
  22. A prospective, multidisciplinary study of Sociodemographic and Clinicopathological characterization of Breast Cancers seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.
  23. A prospective, multidisciplinary Clinico – Pathological study of Cervical Cancers seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.
  24. A prospective, multidisciplinary Clinico – Pathological  study of Head & Neck Cancers seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.
  25. A prospective, multidisciplinary Clinico – Pathological study of Retinoblastoma seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.
  26. A prospective, multidisciplinary Clinico – Pathological study of Gestational Choriocarcinoma seen in the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital ABUTH, Zaria since January 2002.