Dr. Moses Bassey Ekong

Dr. Moses Bassey Ekong

Senior Lecturer
University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Neuroanatomy from University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Human Anatomy
62%
Neuroanatomy
90%
Hepatology
75%
Herbal Medicine
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Akpanyung, E.O., D.U. Nwaokonko, M.B. Ekong and MM. Ekpo, 2018. Evaluation of the protective effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract against aluminium induced liver damage in male albino Wistar rats. Int. J. Sci., 7: 20-30.
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  2. Peter, A.I., M.B. Ekong and G.J. Ekandem, 2017. Effect of folic acid on duovir-n induced weight, behavioural and cyto-cerebellar changes in adult male Wistar rats. Niger. J. Neurosci., 8: 52-58.
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  3. Muonagolu, N.J., M.B. Ekong and I.A. Edgaha, 2017. Chronic Allium sativum administration alters spontaneous alternation and cyto-architecture of medial prefrontal cortex of adult Wistar rats. Int. J. Med., 12: 9-14.
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  4. Ekong, M.B., U.U. Ekpene, A.A. Nwakanma and E.F. Bello, 2017. The combination of the extracts of Rauwolfia vomitoria and Gongronema latifolium show protective effects on the cerebellum. Synergy, 5: 29-34.
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  5. Ekong, M.B., N.J. Muonagolu, A.I. Peter and G.J. Ekandem, 2017. Allium sativum extract affects medial prefrontal cortical cytoarchitecture. Histol. Cytol. Embryol., 1: 1-6.

  6. Ekong, M.B., M.M. Ekpo, E.O. Akpanyung and D.U. Nwaokonko, 2017. Neuroprotective effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on aluminium-induced temporal cortical degeneration. Metab. Brain Dis., 32: 1437-1447.
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  7. Ekong, M.B., 2017. Perfusion fixation: A vital process for neuroanatomical research. Niger. J. Neurosci., 8: 38-43.
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  8. Ekong, M.B. and A.A. Nwakanma, 2017. Rauwolfia vomitoria and Gongronema latifolium extracts influences cerebellar cortex. Alzheimer's Dementia Cognit. Neurol., 1: 1-6.

  9. Aquaisua, A.N., C.C. Mbadugha, E.I. Bassey, M.B. Ekong, T.B. Ekanem and M.I. Akpanabiatu, 2017. Effects of rauvolfia vomitoria on the cerebellar histology, body and brain weights of albino wistar rats. J. Exper. Clin. Anat., 16: 41-45.
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  10. Nwakanma, A.A., M.B. Ekong, C.O. Elemuo, M.A. Eluwa, I.J. Okafor and A.C. Idaguko, 2016. Histological and immunohistochemical assessment of the cerebral cortex following potassium bromate intoxication in wistar rats. Niger. J. Neurosci., 7: 48-52.

  11. Muonagolu, N.J. and M.B. Ekong, 2016. Allium sativum alters the cyto-architecture of the medial prefrontal cortex and neurobehaviour of adult Wistar rats. Niger. J. Neurosci., 7: 53-58.

  12. Ekong, M.B., U.U. Ekpene, A.A. Nwakanma, A.I. Peter and B.T. Etuknwa, 2016. Rauvolfia vomitoria and Gongronema latifolium stimulate cortical cell proliferations. Ann. Bioanthropol., 4: 41-46.
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  13. Ekong, M.B., Peter, A.I., Edagha, U.U. Ekpene and D.A. Friday, 2016. Rauwolfia vomitoria inhibits olfaction and modifies olfactory bulb cells. Brain Res. Bull., 124: 206-213.
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  14. Ekong, M.B., E.O.H. Akpan and A.A. Nwakanma, 2016. Murine's lateral frontal cortical histomorphology and its behavior after caffeine administration. Ann. Bioanthropol., 4: 84-89.
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  15. Ekong, M.B., A.I. Peter and U.U. Ekpene, 2016. Co-administration of Rauwolfia vomitoria with Gongronema latifolium or Vernonia amygdalina on spatial learning, memory and some bio-molecules. Asian J. Med. Sci., 7: 82-87.
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  16. Peter, A.I. and M.B. Ekong, 2015. Nevirapine causes histopathological changes in the hippocampus of Wistar rats. J. Anatom. Sci., 6: 31-34.

  17. Nwakanma, A.A., T.B. Ekanem, M.B. Ekong, M.A. Eluwa, E.E. Osim and T. Kpela, 2015. Stavudine, an anti-retroviral drug induces reactive astrocytes in motor cortex of albino mice. J. Exp. Clin. Anat., 14: 30-33.
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  18. Ekong, M.B., U.U. Ekpene, F.E. Thompson, A.I. Peter, N.A.B. Udoh and G.J. Ekandem, 2015. Effects of co-treatment of Rauwolfia vomitoria and Gongronema latifolium on neurobehaviour and the neurohistology of the cerebral cortex in mice. Int. J. Med. Update-E J., 10: 3-10.
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  19. Ekong, M.B., T.B. Ekanem, E.E. Osim, A.I. Peter and M.A. Eluwa, 2015. Maternal geophagy of calabash chalk and the developing cerebral cortex. Niger. J. Neurosci., 7: 16-23.

  20. Ekong, M.B., A.I. Peter, U.U. Ekpene, E.I. Bassey, M.A. Eluwa, M.I. Akpanabiatu and T.B. Ekanem, 2015. Gongronema latifolium modulates Rauwolfia vomitoria-induced behaviour and histomorphology of the cerebral cortex. Int. J. Morphol., 33: 77-84.
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  21. Ekong, M.B., A.I. Peter, T.B. Ekanem and E.E. Osim, 2015. Determination of elemental composition and median lethal dose of calabash chalk. Int. J. Biol. Med. Res., 6: 4902-4906.
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  22. Ekanem, T.B., M.B. Ekong, M.A. Eluwa, A.O. Igiri and E.E. Osim, 2015. Maternal geophagy of calabash chalk on foetal cerebral cortex histomorphology. Malaysian J. Med. Sci., 22: 17-22.
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  23. Udoh, N.A.B., T.B. Ekanem, M.B. Ekong, A.I. Peter and A.O. Akpantah, 2014. Hippocampal glial degenerative potentials of mefloquine and artequin in adult wistar rats. Int. J. Brain Sci., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/104785.
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  24. Peter, A.I., M.B. Ekong, K. Davies, O.O. Azu, R.B. Bassey, L.O. Ugwu and I.U. Umoh, 2014. Effect of coadministration of neurovite and lamivudine on the histomorphology of the cerebellum of Wistar rats. ISRN Neurosci. 10.1155/2014/258040.
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  25. Eluwa, M.A., K. Osim, M.B. Ekong and T.B. Ekanem, 2014. Effect of crude ethanolic leaf extract of Rauwolfia vomitoria on the fetal lungs of wistar rats. Egypt. Acad. J. Biol. Sci., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/104785.
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  26. Ekong, M.B., M.D. Peter, A.I. Peter, M.A. Eluwa, I.U. Umoh, A.O. Igiri and T.B. Ekanem, 2014. Cerebellar neurohistology and behavioural effects of Gongronema latifolium and Rauwolfia vomitoria in mice. Metab. Brain Dis., 29: 521-527.
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  27. Peter, A.I., M.B. Ekong, T.B. Ekanem, I.U. Umoh, I.A. Edagha, K.G. Davies and C.C. Mbadugha, 2013. Attitude and knowledge of pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at St. luke's hospital, Anua in Uyo, Nigeria towards congenital anomalies. Ibom Med. J., 68: 34-40.

  28. Eluwa, M.A., T.B. Ekanem, P.B. Udoh, M.B. Ekong, A.O. Akpantah, O.R. Asuquo and A.O. Nwakanma, 2013. Teratogenic effects of crude ethanolic root bark and leaf extracts of Rauwolfia vomitoria (Apocynaceae) on the femur of albino Wistar rat fetuses. J. Histol., Vol. 2013. 10.1155/2013/363857.
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  29. Edagha, I.A., M.T. Shokunbi, A.A. Adenipekun, R.B. Bassey and M.B. Ekong et al., 2013. Effect of preconception gamma irradiation on morphometric assessment of adult female mice and embryo. Int. J. Morphol., 31: 594-599.
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  30. Basappa, E.M.B., P. Aniekan, I.A. Monday and B.E. Theresa, 2013. Potency of calabash chalk on the liver function and histomorphology. J. Med. Res. Pract., 2: 191-195.

  31. Ekong, M.B., T.B. Ekanem, K.E. Abraham, M.I. Akpanabiatu, A.I. Peter and I.A. Edagha, 2012. Effects of calabash chalk on hematology indices and histomorphology of the spleen of growing Wistar rats. Instasci. J. Med. Sci. Clin. Res., 19: 30-35.

  32. Ekong, M.B., T.B. Ekanem, A.O. Sunday, A.N. Aquaisua and M.I. Akpanabiatu, 2012. Evaluation of calabash chalk effect on femur bone morphometry and mineralization in young Wistar rats: A pilot study. Int. J. Applied Basic Med. Res., 2: 107-110.
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  33. Ekong, M. B., M.U. Akpan, T.B. Ekanem and M.I. Akpaso, 2011. Morphometric malformations in fetal rats following treatment with aqueous leaf extract of Carica papaya. Asian J. Med. Sci., 2: 18-22.
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  34. Ekong, M. B., M.U. Akpan, T.B. Ekanem and M.I. Akpaso, 2011. Morphometric malformations in fetal rats following treatment with aqueous leaf extract of Carica papaya. Asian J. Med. Sci., 2: 18-22.
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  35. Ekanem, T.B., I.E. Bassey, O.E. Mesembe, M.A. Eluwa and M.B. Ekong, 2011. Incidence of congenital malformation in 2 major hospitals in Rivers state of Nigeria from 1990 to 2003. Eastern Medit. Health J., 17: 701-705.
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  36. Akpantah, A.O., M.B. Ekong, K.E. Obeten, M.I. Akpaso and T.B. Ekanem, 2011. Hormonal and histomorphologic effects of Azadirachta indica leaf extract on the Pars Anterior of Wistar rats. Int. J. Morphol., 29: 441-445.

  37. Uboh, F.E., I.E. Okon and M.B. Ekong, 2010. Effect of aqueous extract of Psidium guajava leaves on liver enzymes, histological integrity and hematological indices in rats. Gastroenterol. Res., 3: 32-38.
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  38. Igiri, A.O., M.B. Ekong, G.O. Egemba, O.R. Asuquo and A. Igiri et al., 2010. The pattern of arrangements and distributions of the superior mesenteric artery in a Nigerian population. Int. J. Morphol., 28: 33-36.
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  39. Eluwa, M.A., M.T. Udoaffah, M.B. Vulley, T.B. Ekanem, A.O. Akpantah, O.A. Asuquo and M.B. Ekong, 2010. Comparative study of teratogenic potentials of crude ethanolic root bark and leaf extract of Rauwolfia vomitoria (apocynaceae) on the fetal heart. N. Am. J. Med. Sci., 2: 592-595.
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  40. Akpantah, A.O., O.S. Ibok, M.B. Ekong, M.A. Eluwa and T.B. Ekanem, 2010. The effect of calabash chalk on some hematological parameters in female adult Wistar rats. Turk. J. Hematol., 27: 177-181.

  41. Akpantah, A.O., M.B. Ekong, K.C. Uruakpa, M. Akpaso, M.A. Eluwa and T.B. Ekanem, 2010. Gonadal histo-morphologies and serum hormonal milieu in female rats treated with azadirachta indica leaf extract. Iran. J. Reprod. Med., 8: 185-190.
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  42. Igiri, A.O., M.B. Ekong, C.A. Ogan and P.A. Odey, 2009. Body mass index measure of young adult Nigerians residents in the Calabar metropolis. Internet J. Biol. Anthropol., 2: 1-7.

  43. Ekong, M.B., A.O. Igri and T.B. Ekanem, 2009. Effect of artesunate treatment on some brain biomolecules and its behavioral implication. J. Bangladesh Soc. Physiol., 4: 44-50.
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  44. Ekong, M.B., A.O. Igiri and A.O. Egwu, 2009. Histomorphologic alterations of the cerebellum of Wistar rats following Amodiaquine plus Artesunate administration. Internet J. Med. Update-E J., 4: 15-18.

  45. Ekong, M.B., A.O. Igiri and O.E. Mesembe, 2008. The effect of administration of amodiaquine on some neurobehaviour of Wistar rats. Niger. J. Physiol. Sci., 23: 51-54.

  46. Ekanem, T.B., D.E. Okon, A.O. Akpantah, O.E. Mesembe, M.A. Eluwa and M.B. Ekong, 2008. Prevalence of congenital malformations in Cross River and Akwa Ibom states of Nigeria from 1980-2003. Congenit. Anomalies, 48: 167-170.
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