Professor AJONUMA Louis C. received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan City In 1990. After that, he had Postdoctoral Training in Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan from 1993 to 19194. He then obtained his Master in Medical Sciences (MMedSc.) in 2002 from The University of Hong Kong and PhD in 2004 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. After that, he had Postdoctoral Training in Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre (ECBRC), School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2004 t0 2007. In 2007, he moved back to The University of Hong Kong as a Research Assistant Professor, and later in 2009 became the Scientific Director of Geniuscom International. In 2013, Prof. AJONUMA joined Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) as Associate Professor. He was promoted to a Professor in 2018.
He served as Acting Head, Department of Physiology (2014 -2018) and Acting Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences 2018 – 2020 and from 2022 to present as Dean. Prof. AJONUMA has major research interests in Reproductive physiology & endocrinology, Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) and Infertility, Functional genomics and characterization of reproductive tract epithelial specific new genes, Reproductive toxicology and developmental biology, Cancer and Epithelial Cell biology, Clinical Trials including Traditional African Medicines in disease treatment and some specific diseases. He has published many original articles including those in Human Reproduction Update, Nature Cell Biology, Human Reproduction, Fertility & Sterility, Cell Biology International, Molecular Endocrinology, etc.
Gonadotropins for ovarian stimulation mediates uterine fluid secretions through Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene..LASU – Journal of Medical Sciences.(2017).
Endocrine gland – derived vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations in follicular fluid and Serum may predict ovarian hyperstimulation Syndrome 2011; 95, 37
Abnormally up-regulated cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator expression and uterine fluid accumulation contribute to Chlamydia trachomatis-induced female infertility 2010
Molecular Pathogenesis of Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia: A Systematic Review. British Journal Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2018, 56: 780-785
Vascularised Fibula Flaps for Mandibular Reconstruction: An Institutional Audit. Annals of Medical & Health Science Research 2017; 7:46-51
Intermaxillary Fixation Screws Versus Noncompression Miniplates in the Treatment of Mandibular Fractures: A Prospective Clinical Study. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery2017; 21:233-240.
Non-vascularised iliac crest bone graft for immediate lateral mandibular reconstruction. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2016;20 (4):425-429.
Spontaneous regeneration of the mandible: An institutional audit of regenerated bone and osteocompetent periosteum. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016; 74: 1660-1667.
Emerging Trends in the Epidemiological Pattern of Head and Neck Cancers in Lagos, Nigeria. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research2016; 6:301-7.
Retrospective Evaluation of Submandibular Gland Involvement in Oral Cavity Cancers. A Case for Gland Preservation. International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 2012; 41:1383-1386