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Prof Alphonsus Ekwerike gets 2013 Global Genes Project Award

Alphonsus Ekwerike,a Nigerian born Harvard trained clinical researcher, professor of neuroendocrinology and invention technology programs at the Science Medicine Research Institute, Dallas, Texas ,USA and a visiting Professor to Nigerian universities has been awarded the 2013 global genes project’s Champion of Hope nominee’s award for his research works on a rare disease called Morgellons,the neurotoxic spongy fibrous syndrome.

His contribution and research work presentation at the rare disease workshop at the National Institute of Health (NIH) ,Bethesda, Maryland ,USA  helped gain this disorder a spot listing as a rare disease in NIH/ global genes project on rare diseases. Global genes project is a US non profit organization,famous for research studies,advocacy and sponsorship of rare diseaseas .They  partner with the US most recognized government National Institutions of Health, Bethesda,Maryland,USA in finding cures for rare diseases.


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