Prof John Ibhagbemien ANETOR
John Ibhagbemien ANETOR is a Clinical Biochemist with specialization in Toxicology & Micronutrient Metabolism. He is currently a Professor of Chemical Pathology at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and an Honorary Specialist Adviser in chemical pathology to the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. He is the team leader of the Toxicology & Micronutrient Metabolism Unit of his department. Professor Anetor is a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). His undergraduate training is in biomedical science. He holds a PhD in Chemical Pathology (Clinical Biochemistry) from the University of Ibadan. John Anetor had his post-doctoral fellowship at the Pathology Department, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan, where he worked on chemical carcinogenesis under Professor Shoji Fukushima. He holds a certificate in Analytical Toxicology from King’s College Hospital, London. He was a visiting scientist at the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, U. K. in 2011. Professor Anetor is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) of the United Kingdom, member of the Association of Clinical Biochemistry & Laboratory Medicine (ACB) of the United Kingdom, Member, Society of Toxicology (SOT), United States of America, Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science (FIBMS), of the United Kingdom, and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN). His field of research includes clinical and environmental toxicology including chemical carcinogenesis, and immunotoxicology. He has special interest in the amelioration of toxic states through the molecular and metabolic activities of micronutrients as well as oxidative stress in clinical and toxic states. Professor Anetor is a Life Member of the Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) and honorary fellow of the Institute of Industrial Administrators (FIIA) of Nigeria. He is a recipient of several traveling fellowships including those of the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX) and the Society of Toxicology as well as the Gordon Research Conferences (GRC).