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Benjamin Oluwakayode Osuntokun

Benjamin Oluwakayode Iseolorunpo Adisa Osuntokun, Nigerian neurologist (Okemesi, Ado-Ekiti 06 January 1935 – Cambridge, England 22 September 1995)
 
Authored 321 works
 

Discovered the basis of tropical ataxic neuropathy

Chronic cyanide intoxication and a degenerative neuropathy in Nigeria. Thesis. Ibadan University, 1969
 

Described with Italian L. Luzzatto & Nigerian neurosurgeon E. Latendu Odeku the Osuntokun syndrome

Congenital pain asymbolia and auditory imperception. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiat. 31:291-6, 1968
 

HONORS    

Langley Memorial Prize (1967-71)