Dr. Awa Ba

Dr. Ba has a master’s degree in Neuroepidemiology obtained at the Institute of Neurological Epidemiology and Tropical Neurology (Limoges, France), a master’s degree in Physiology and a PhD in Neurophysiology obtained at the Faculty of Medicine of the Cheikh Anta Diop University in collaboration with the Inernational Mixt Unit (UMI) 3189 CNRS-UCAD (Dakar, Senegal). Since 2015 Dr. Ba has been teaching physiology in the medicine department of the training and research unit in community health and sustainable development at Alioune Diop University (Bambey, Senegal).


Dr. Ba is a young searcher passionate by the neurological functioning. Her research fields are focused on chronic noncommunicable diseases and more particularly on neurological diseases. Dr. Ba carries out studies on epilepsy and on cerebrovascular accident in sub-Saharan Africa and particularly in Senegal. This research resulted in scientific publications. Currently she is interested in stroke genetics in the Senegalese population and more generally in Sub-Saharan Africa.