About The Author

The Author:

Dr. Priscilla K. Mante is a senior Lecturer at the Department of Pharmacology, KNUST, Kumasi. She is a Researcher with expertise in Neuropharmacology and has several publications to her credit. She holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and B. Pharm from KNUST, Kumasi. She is a recipient of various research grants including the University of Michigan STEM Seed Grant, DANIDA/BSU and IBRO Grants. She is also a Fellow of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme, L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science and the African Science Leadership Programme. She has received the 2019 International Rising Talent Award for her research on drug-resistant epilepsy and neurocysticercosis. Dr. Mante is an experienced Pharmacist and a founding member of the Ghana Neuroscience Society. She is the current Chair of the Ghana Young Academy. She is an advocate for women in STEM and mental health, and her career goal is to find a cure for epilepsy. Dr. Mante is also passionate about education and helping students maximize their opportunities

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March 21, 2019

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