Priscilla Kolibea Mante is a senior lecturer at the Department of Pharmacology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. She obtained her PhD in Pharmacology from the same university in 2013. She was a visiting scholar at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, United States of America, under the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program, through which she underwent postdoctoral training until 2018. Her research focuses on developing better therapeutic options for resistant epilepsy. Priscilla is also a registered pharmacist with a specialization in neuropharmacology and more than 10 years’ experience working on health commodity selection, quantification, procurement, warehousing, transport, as well as quality assurance in public hospitals and community pharmacies.
Priscilla has received the International Rising Talent Award in 2019 for her research. She is a beneficiary of the L’Oréal-UNESCO FWIS Regional Fellowship 2018 and a 2019 OWSD Early Career Fellowship. She is a Fellow of the African Science Leadership Program and was elected a young Affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences in 2018. She is a Fellow of the African Science Leadership Program and a young Affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences and The World Academy of Sciences.