Ibrahim Idris Receives 2021 ASH Global Research Award

Recently updated on October 24th, 2022 at 02:05 pm

Ibrahim Idris (MBBS, MPH) has been conferred the 2021 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Global Research Award alongside eleven (11) others.

Ibrahim Idris of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) is the first Nigerian to benefit from such award.

Announcing the award, the Professor of Community Medicine, also a Consultant Community Physician at the AKTH, Awwalu A Gajida stated:

“Dr Idris will receive research support for his project titled: A Randomised Controlled Double Blind Trial for Prevention of Recurrent Ischaemic Priapism in Men with Sickle Cell Anemia, A Pilot study.

He is the first Nigerian to be selected for the ASH Global Research Award. In 2019/2020 he was also one of the first two Nigerians to be awarded with a year long ASH Clinical Research Training Institute (CRTI) fellowship.

The recipient of the ASH Global Award will conduct valuable research that will help increase hematology capacity in their home countries.”

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