Einstein Researchers Forge a Unique Collaboration in Nigeria
The challenges of conducting research in a developing nation can be numerous — from political instability that can delays projects for months to collaborators who can only use Internet at night or frequent lack of electricity that can last days. In spite of such challenges, Einstein researchers Drs. David Lounsbury, Ilir Agalliu and Adebola Adedimeji have focused on the benefits that an international collaboration can offer as they embark on a unique research project in Nigeria.
Before coming to Einstein in 2008, Lounsbury, assistant professor of epidemiology & population health and of family and social medicine, had the opportunity to meet Dr. Chioma Asuzu, a clinical psycho-oncologist from the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan, Nigeria. Read the rest of this entry…