London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Segun Fatumo

2023 2023 Speaker | Circle Speaker Falling Walls Circle

Segun Fatumo is a computational geneticist with broad research interest in NCDs Genomics in African Populations and speciality in genomics of kidney functions. He is an Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the head of NCD Genomics at MRC Uganda. He co-led first major GWAS of cardiometabolic traits in Africa and led the first GWAS of Kidney functions in continental African populations. Segun Fatumo is strongly committed to increasing diversity in genomic studies and was recently awarded the prestigious MRC Impact prize for advocating for inclusion of Africa in genomic research and championing genetic risk prediction of complex diseases in Africa.

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Events with Segun Fatumo

Wed | Nov 08, 2023 | 05.00 PM - 06.00 PM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Circle – Plenary Table: Precision Prevention in Health: The Power of Genomics

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