Bonte

Bonte Gbemudu, MD

University of Iowa
Third Year

I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, where I started my schooling. I finished high school in Staten Island, NY, and then moved on to Long Island NY for undergraduate and medical school at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. I finally moved to Iowa to join my family and start Family Medicine residency.

Along the way I have been involved in bench research during my undergraduate and post-graduate years, both in academia and pharmaceutical companies. My research included working on mesodermal development genes (mesd) and low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) genes and their consequential diseases, Alzheimer’s (biochemistry/ electrophysiology). My final research project was on delayed presentation of patient’s to health care facilities in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.

My hobbies include dancing, cooking experimental dishes and reading.

Email: bonte-gbemudu@uiowa.edu

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