Dr. Abidemi James Akindele is a lecturer in the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria. He obtained his PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Lagos in 2009. His field of research is Natural Product Pharmacology and Toxicology. He is presently involved in safety evaluation and investigation of natural products for hepatoprotective, antidiabetic, antihypertensive and CNS activities with a view to discovering lead compounds and new drugs for clinical applications. Dr. Akindele has published quality research articles in national and international scholarly journals and has attended numerous training workshops and academic conferences nationally and internationally at which some of his research findings have been presented. He is a Fulbright Alumnus, Fellow of the African Scientific Institute (ASI) and awardee of the CV Raman International Post Doctoral Fellowship 2011-12. He is married with two children.