Professor Innocent Bamidele Osho
Professor Osho is currently a visiting professor to the Drug Research and Production Unit. He is a Research Professor of Parasitology and Ethnoveterinary Medicine (Phytomedicines). He holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria , Master and Doctor of Philosophy in Parasitology from The Federal University of Technology , Akure. Prof. Osho specializes in the area of Veterinary Parasitology, and Ethnoveterinary Medicine (Phytomedicines) with special interest in clinical management of Parasitic, bacterial and viral diseases in animals from medicinal plants and other clinical presentations. He focused his researched on the evaluation of the therapeutic potentials of many medicinal plants with demonstrated bioactivities against experimentally infected animals with trypanosomal agent and other protozoan agents.
Prof. Osho has published over Sixty articles in international peer reviewed journals and reviewing for academic and professional Journals which include International journal of molecular Veterinary Research Canada, Journal of Research in Science and Management, FUTA, Journal African Biotechnology, Kenya, and Journal of Laboratory Science (JLS) Ibadan. He has supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students which led to the award of Masters in Agriculture Technology and Master of Technology in Animal Health (Parasitology) and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Microbiology, Medicinal Chemistry (Natural Product). He has served as external and internal examiners to many undergraduate and postgraduate examinations. He has attended many local and international conferences where he delivered scholarly papers on phytotherapy. Prof. Osho has won many grants awards at both local and international level; these include: Educational Trust Fund (Etf) Research Grant (2012): Assessment of Unripe Plantain (Musa sapientum Linn. Var. paradisiacal) Products as Dietary Intervention in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) and Hypertension; University Senate Research Grant (1995): Comparative studies on antimicrobial activities of toxins from bacteria and plant extract National Agricultural Research Project (1997): Control of important bacterial, viral and protozoan diseases Theme no. (4) (H) 52(a), Zone: South West Prof. Osho is member of many professional bodies which include:: i) Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association VCN 2273, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria , Member, Nigerian Society for Animal Production, Member, European Phytochemical Society, Member and Ecological Society of Nigeria (ECSON).
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2015-2018)
1. Akinlami, O. O., Osho I.B, Owolabi B.J and Lajide L. (2015) Trace elements and majors minerals evaluation in Strophanthus hispidus DC. Canadian Open Applied Chemistry Journal 1(1):1-10
2. Famobuwa O. E., Lajide L. Osho I.B., Owolabi B. J., Hassan G. F. (2015) In vitro antibacterial activity and phytochemical analysis of the fruit and stem bark of Tetrapleura tetraptera . Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Investigations 1 (2): 42-44.
3. Akinlami, O O., Famobuwa, O. E., Osho I.B. and Agbowuro, A.A. (2015). Diuretic Activity of Methanol Leaf Extract of Fluerya aestuans L (Urticaceae). Canadian Open Pharmacology & Pharmacy Journal 1 (1): 1-7
4 Osho, I.B., Oyekanmi, B. A., Adetuyi, F. C., Oladele, A. A. (2015). Histopathological evaluation of infected Wistar albino rat treated with Phyllanthus niruri L. International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research 5 (3): 1-8
5 Adeola, A. O., Osho, I.B., Adewole, S.O. and Olofintoye, I.K. (2015) In vivo effects of four medicinal plants on nematodes of goat. Journal of Biology and Nature 4 (2): 122-126.
6 Osho, I.B., Adebayo, I.A and Ajayi, O.I. (2016) Immunological evaluation of antiviral activity of methanolic extract of Piper guineense against Newcastle disease in experimentally infected broiler chickens. International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research 6 (2): 1-10
7 Famobuwa, O.E., Lajide L. Owolabi, B. J., Osho I.B. and Amuho U.E. (2016) Antioxidant Activity of the Fruit and Stem Bark of Tetrapleura tetraptera taub (Mimosaceae) British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 9 (3): 1-4.
8 Osho, I.B., Morakinyo J.K. and Awoniyi, T.A.M. (2016) Effect of inclusion of two medicinal plant extract on commercial feed on broiler chicken performance. Vom Journal of Veterinary Science 11: 45 -57
9 Adeola A.O, Osho I.B, Adewole, S.O and Olofintoye, L.K (2016) In vitro anthelmintic activity of three medicinal plants. IJRDO Journal of Health Sciences and Nursing 2 (7): 55-63.
10 Famobuwa E.O, Osho, I. B, Akinlami O. O, Agbowuro A. A (2016) Anti- inflammatory activities of the chloro-form extract of the fruit of Tetracarpidium conophorum (Mull. Arg.) (Nigerian Walnuts). Journal Advan. Med. Pharm. Sci. 6(1):1- 7.
11 Oyekanmi B. A. and Osho I.B. (2016) Antimicrobial, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Phyllanthus niruri Linn. The FASEB Journal 30 (1): 1192.6
12 Okukpe, K. M, Adelaja, A. E., Adeloye, A. A., Adeyemo, A.D., Odesanmi, O. M., Olaniyi, A. W., Adua, M. M. and Osho, I.B. (2017) Effects of different energy levels on growth of grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) Wayamba Journal of Animal Science 1539 – 1548
13 Aro, S. O., Osho, I.B. and Awoneye, O. O. (2017) Comparison of rectal and axillary temperatures of Isa brown and Harco black layers fed different levels of dietary Acetylsalicylic acid. Animal Research International 14 (1): 2691 – 2696
14. Imoru, A., Onibi, G. E., Osho, I.B., Akinola, O. J. (2018). Nutritional and phytochemical evaluations of Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaf meal as a potential livestock feed ingredient. ResearchJournali’s Journal of Agriculture 5 (2): 1-6.
15. Imoru, A., Onibi, G. E. and Osho, I.B. (2018). Nutritional and biochemical compositions of Turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn) rhizome powder- A promising animal feed additive. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 9 (1): 424-429.