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Nyasha Charity Mukonowenzou

Country of origin: Zimbabwe Currently in: Zimbabwe, Bulawayo General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
PhD Fellowship
Academic Background

Degrees

2016 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2012 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

My research interests are in the mechanisms underlying the development of cardio-metabolic health conditions including the role of developmental programming, nutrition and HIV/AIDS.

Research Keywords: 
Developmental biology
Nutrition and Health

Publications resulting from Research: 


Mukonowenzou, N.C., Dangarembizi, R., Chivandi, E, Nkomozepi, P and Erlwanger, K.H. 2020. Administration of ursolic acid to new-born pups prevents dietary fructose-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Sprague Dawley rats. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease doi: 10.1017/S2040174420000124

Mavondo, G. A., Dangarembizi, R., Mkhwanazi, B.N., Mhlanga, C., Mukonowenzou, N., Mzingwane, M.L., Mavondo, J. 2019. Oxidative stress in malarial diseases: Plasmodium-human host interactions. Book Chapter in Oxidative stress in microbial diseases, Springer

Chivandi, E., Mukonowenzou, N., Nyakudya, N. and Erlwanger, K.H (2015). Potential of indigenous fruit-bearing trees to curb malnutrition, improve household food security, income and community health in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review. Food Research International 76:980-985

Chivandi, E., Mukonowenzou, N. and Berliner, D (2015). The coastal red-milkwood (Mimusops caffra) seed; Proximate, mineral, amino acid and fatty acid composition. South African Journal of Botany 102:137-141



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Kigali, Rwanda African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS) educational workshop
2017 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) - 38th World Congress
2016 Entebbe, Uganda International Brain Organisation (IBRO) Teaching Tools workshop

Affiliations

Physiological Society of Southern Africa (PSSA
Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Society of Africa

Presentation given

2017
Neonatal administration of ursolic acid attenuates fructose-induced hepatic lipid accumulation.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Event: International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) - 38th World Congress
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2020

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