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Arab Genomic Studies
Adekunle D. Adekile
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Dr. Adekunle Adekile had his medical education in the University of Ibadan Nigeria. He had his pediatrics residency training in Nigeria and post-doctoral training in Pediatric Hematology in Howard University, Washington DC. Between 1990 and 1993, he was a Forgarty International Research Fellow in Molecular Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA, USA under Prof. Titus Huisman. He is a fellow or member of numerous professional and academic bodies. He holds a PhD in cell biology form the University of Maastricht, Netherlands. Dr. Adekile's research interest is in the area of clinical and molecular characterization of hemoglobinopathies, especially sickle cell disease. He has published studies on patients from Nigeria, United States of America, and Kuwait. He is currently Director of the Hemoglobin Research Laboratory and Professor/Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Kuwait University.