Professor Ekanem Nsikak Ekure

Professor of Paediatric Cardiology, College of Medicine of the University of Lagos

Prof Ekure is a professor of paediatrics with research focus on Congenital Heart Defects and its underlying genetics in Nigeria and Africa. She currently is a collaborator on the Genetic Basis of Congenital Heart Disease in Africa Project which is using next generation genomic techniques coupled with traditional gene discovery methods to investigate Congenital Heart Diseases in syndromic and non-syndromic cases as well as phenotyping to provide insight into the genetic architecture of Congenital Heart Diseases in African Populations.

She is a affiliated with the Nigeria Medical Association, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Cardiac Society, Nigerian Hypertension Society and Medical Womens Association of Nigeria.

Prof Ekure has several publications to her name.