Shamsuddeen Yusuf Ma’aruf

Shamsuddeen Yusuf Ma’aruf

MSc Student

Stellenbosch University

Tel: +27783014094






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Research Keywords:

TB, Animal Models, Nanoparticles, Host-Directed Therapy



Mr. Shamsuddeen Yusuf Ma’aruf holds a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science and Postgraduate Diploma in Education. Shamsuddeen recently completed an MSc in Molecular Biology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is currently a PhD Candidate with the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Shamsuddeen is the co-founder of D’ Health Rides Synergy Nigeria Ltd, a start-up with the mission of maximizing medical laboratory services in Nigeria. Mr. Shamsuddeen is a strong advocate of universal health coverage and quality education. He currently works on the potential of immune modulatory functionalized lipid polymeric nanoparticles to tackle tuberculosis (TB) as a contribution to addressing AMR related to TB.


Key Publications:

  • Lawal L, Bello F, Murwira T, Avoka C, Ma'aruf SY, Omonhinmin IH, Maluleke P, Tsagkaris C, Onyeaka H. Low Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa: Current Evidence and the Way Forward. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022;18(1):2034457. doi:10.1080/21645515.2022.2034457
  • Ma'aruf SY, Mohammed MO, Avwioro OG, Muhammad AT, Tsamiya RI, Abubakar U, Mohammed I, Umar A, Sani SM, Kabir H, Bello BA, Abubakar SD, Dogondaji FA, Okorie N, Garba S. Study of Staining Capability of Alcoholic and Aqueous Hibiscus sabdariffa Extract in Demonstration of Selected Fungal Moulds in Some Selected Tissue Section of Wistar Rat. IJBcRR. 2020;29(6). doi: 10.9734/ijbcrr/2020/v29i630193
  • Mohammed MO, Sirajo M, Okechi OO, Muhammad AT, Tsamiya RI, Abubakar U, Mohammed I, Umar A, Dallatu MK, Ajayi AS, Sani SM, Abdulazeez A, Hali AA, Isah M, Ma'aruf SY, Bello BA, Bunza JM, Kabir H, Dogondaji FA, Tambuwal HM, Sirajo M, Okorie N, Ngaski AA, Isah D, Sani SM, Salisu A, Idris NA, Ya'u A, Wasagu HI, Abdullahi H. Histopathological Pattern of Fungal Infections Seen in Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto from 2014 To 2018. AJRID. 2020;4(3). doi: 10.9734/ajrid/2020/v4i330151


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