Lecturers of the University of Yaoundé, I gain further international recognition

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Two lecturers of the University of Yaounde I have hit headlines in international academic and research circles over the past week. 

Professor Julius OBEN, full professor at the Faculty of Science, was given a distinction known as The MABL Golden Medal at the 14 International Conference 14th International Conference of FFC - Second International Symposium of ASFFBC: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in the Management of Chronic Inflammation: Science and Practical Application

The Conference took place on August 20-22, 2013, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA  - This prestigious award was given to the attendee who presented the best research and development of an all-natural product. The MABL Golden Medal has a value of $10,000 (USD). Professor Julius E. Oben, is a researcher at the Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon. His developed the theme: "Anthropometric, lipomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effects of the aqueous extract of a Cameroonian spice (Dichrostachys glomerata) in obese patients with metabolic syndrome".

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Another lecturer, Professor Maurice Aurélien SOSSO, full professor and Head of Department at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaounde I, saw one of his works cited in a recent publication by the The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. The article by Professor Sosso et al,Relative rates and features of musculoskeletal complications in adult sicklers : Acta Orthop Belg, 70 (2004), was cited by Mahmoud Agah et al in Volume 44, Issue 3, September 2013 of the highly cited Egyptian research journal in their publication entitled Sickle cell anemia: Imaging from head to toe.

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