Researcher

    Norbert Fonya Ajeawung

    norbert.fonya.ajeawung@umontreal.ca
    Address
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

    Phone
    514 345-4931

    Research Project Title

    Unravelling the role of TBC1D24 in DOORS syndrome

    University Program

    Biochemistry

    Organisation

    Université de Montréal

    Education

    • 2014, PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada 
    • 2007, Master degree in Public Health (MPH) Methodology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    • 2006, MSc Molecular Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium
    • 2001, Bachelor degree in Medical laboratory Sciences, University of Buea, Cameroun

    Career Summary

    Research topics

    • Genetics of rare diseases
    • Mouse modelling
    • System biology
    • Exome sequencing

    Awards and Distinctions

    • November 2013: Bourse pour publication 1er auteur de la Faculté de médecine, Université Laval, Quebec
    • April: 2012: Doctoral scholarship, Fond de recherche en santé du Québec (FRQS)
    • May 2012: Quebec Black Medical Association (QMBA) scholarship, Ministry of Health Scholarship
    • January 2012 : Bourse de congrès de l’ACCEM
    • Sept. 2011: Club de recherche clinique Québec (CRCQ) Finalist, Hans-Seyle Prize
    • Oct. 2010:  Fondation des étoiles, Prix d'excellence étudiants 2010 (amount = $1000)
    • Sept. 2009: Bourse d'admission au doctoral,  Université Laval, Quebec

    Presentations

    1. Ajeawung N, Kamnasaran D.  Treatment of Glioma: Current status and therapeutic approaches.  Quebec Black Medical Association annual meeting.  Montreal, Quebec. 2012.
    2. Ajeawung N, Joshi HC, Kamnasaran D. L'arrêt de croissance et l'inhibition de la migration cellulaire médiés par EM011 sont associés à la dérégulation des voies d'expression de gènes du cytosquelette, de croissance et de survie. Club de Recherches Cliniques du Quebec. Orford, Quebec 2012.
    3. Faure R, Ajeawung N, Kamnasaran D. Dipotassium bisperoxo oxovanadate V inhibits the growth of pediatric low grade astrocytomas. 24th EROTIC-NCIC AACR symposium on molecular targets and cancer therapeutics.  Dublin, Ireland, 2012.
    4. Ajewaung N, Joshi HC, Kamnasaran D. Brominated noscapine inhibits the growth of pediatric low grade astrocytomas. 24th EROTIC-NCIC AACR symposium on molecular targets and cancer therapeutics.  Dublin, Ireland, 2012.

    Selected Publications

    1. Ajeawung NF, Faure R, Jones C, Kamnasaran D. Preclinical evaluation of dipotassiumbisperoxo (picolinato) oxovanadate V for the treatment of pediatric low-grade gliomas. Future Oncol. 2013 Aug;9(8):1215-29.
    2. Ajeawung NF, Maltais R, Jones C, Poirier D, Kamnasaran D. Viability screen on pediatric low grade glioma cell lines unveils a novel anti-cancer drug of the steroid biosynthesis inhibitor family.Cancer Lett. 2013 Mar 1;330(1):96-105.
    3. Ajeawung NF, Joshi HC, Kamnasaran D. The microtubule binding drug EM011 inhibits the growth of paediatric low grade gliomas. Cancer Lett. 2013 Jul 10;335(1):109-18.
    4. Moreira F, Kiehl TR, So K, Ajeawung NF, Honculada C, Gould P, Pieper RO, Kamnasaran D. NPAS3 demonstrates features of a tumor suppressive role in driving the progression of Astrocytomas. Am J Pathol. 2011 Jul;179(1):462-76.
    5. Ajeawung NF, Wang HY, Kamnasaran D. Progress from clinical trials and emerging non-conventional therapies for the treatment of Medulloblastomas. Cancer Lett. 2013 Apr 28;330(2):130-40.
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