Welcome to new researcher at MIoIR

Welcome to new research associate Dr Abisope Akintola
Welcome to new research associate Dr Abisope Akintola

Welcome to new research associate Dr Abisope Akintola, who has recently joined Manchester Institute of Innovation Research.

Dr Abisope Akintola has joined MIOIR as a Research Associate on the new ESRC - UKRI project: The Organisation and Diffusion of Translational Research: Can Cardiovascular Medicine learn from Oncology? Case Studies of Pharmacogenomics in the NHS, working with Dr Ronnie Ramlogan and Dr Dimitri Gagliardi.

The project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, is a collaboration between The University of Manchester and The University of Liverpool and aims to identify the critical factors affecting the use of genetic and genomic information in treatments.

Abi was awarded her PhD in Public Health from Teesside University- UK, a Master of Science in Public Health from Teesside University - UK, a Master of Science in Environmental Microbiology from the University of Ibadan - Nigeria, and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta - Nigeria. Abisope is an associate member of Fuse, The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, and an Associate Fellow of the Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy).

Abisope’s research interests are primarily in the areas of: Public Health including domestic abuse and maternal mortality, Embedded Research, Translational Research, Co-production, Health innovation, and Evidence-based practice. Her methodological expertise is particularly in systematic reviews and qualitative research.