Scientific African Editors
Division of Human Genetics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Life and Health Sciences
Dr Thomford completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Ghana. He completed a degree in Master of Philosophy in Medical Biochemistry at the University of Ghana and pursue his PhD (Human Genetics) in a project involving pharmacogenomics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests are in precision and genomic medicine focusing on pharmacogenomics, herb/drug-drug interactions, natural product therapeutics, microbiome and disease susceptibility and genomic basis for diseases in African populations and potential therapeutic targets towards personalized/precision medicine. In addition to being an editor for the Scientific African Journal, he serves as a Regional Editor for Systems Medicine Journal and review editor for Frontiers in Medicine (translational medicine section) He is reviewer for reputable peer-review journals and has supervised and examined postgraduate students (Hons and MSc). He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at several national and international conferences. He is collaborating with other researchers on several projects in other research and academic institutions.