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Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe

Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe, Nigerian physician (Ondo 17 July 1933 –
Internationally known for his studies on hypertension management
Authored many papers on hypertension and renal diseases (over 100 papers on medicine, tertiary healthcare and higher education)


Glycosuria and raised blood glucose during intravenous infusion of angiotensin in the unanaesthetized rabbit. Physiol. 178:16-17, 1965

With W.C.B. Brown & W. Cranston. The direct renal action of angiotensin in the rabbit. Clin. Sci. 30:259, 1966

Profuse haematuria in sickle cell trait (With a note on renal papillary necrosis). W. Afr. Med. J. 15:151, 1966 

Response to angiotensin infusion before and after adrenalectomy in the rabbit. Am. J. Physiol. 212:1147, 1967

Renal papillary necrosis in sickle cell hemoglobinopathy. Br. Med. J. (Clin. Res.) 3:283, 1967

The nephrotic syndrome in pregnancy. J. Obst. Gynaec. B. 74:919-24, 1967

With E.A. Lewis, D. Montefiore & O.A. Okubadejo. Trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole in typhoid. Br.Med.J. 3(5620):721-2, 1968

With J.B. Familusi. Urinary tract infection in infancy and early childhood. E. Afr. Med. J. 50:515, 1973

With A.B. Oyediran, I.O. Abayomi, S.P. Bohrer & A.O. Lucas. Renographic studies in vesical schistosomiasis in children. Am.J.Trop.Hyg.  24(2):274-9, 1975

With R. Carlisle, U. Basile & M.E. Solagbade. An approach to realistic evaluation of antihypertensive regimes. Postgrad. Med. 53(615):7-11, 1977

With I.A. Olatunde & R. Carlisle. Beta-adrenergic blockers in the treatment of hypertension. Experience with propanolol in Ibadan, Nigeria. E. Afr. Med. J. 54, 1977  

With F.M. Akinkugbe, O. Ayeni et al. Bi-racial study of arterial pressures in the first and second decades of life. Br. Med. J. (1977)

Nephrology in the tropical setting. Nephron 22:249, 1978  

World epidemiology of hypertension in blacks. J. Clin. Hypertens. (Suppl3):15-25, 1987

With A. Akinsola, A.O. Iyun, C.O. Mbanefo & J. Thomas. Prolonged prednisolone therapy in adult nephritic syndrome: a preliminary study. Afr. J. Med. Med. Sci. 17(2):119-23, 1988

With A. Aderibigbe & A. Arije. Glomerular function in sickle cell disease patients during crisis. Afr. J. Med. Med. Sci. 23(2):153-60, 1994 

Boehringer Ingelheim Award, International Society of Hypertension