Dr. Mba Izuchukwu Nnachi


Lecturer 1


Chemical Pathology


4th floor Nizamiye Hospital complex


Dr. Mba Izuchukwu Nnachi is a Lecturer in the department of Chemical Pathology of the faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences. He obtained his MBBS degree in 2009 and fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in 2021.

Dr. Mba’s research interests are in metabolic bone diseases, clinical and metabolic endocrinology, cardiovascular risks and nutrition.

His diagnostic skill in the sphere of clinical chemistry is highly sought after in the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria. He has more than three years teaching experience.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

Blessing K. Myke-Mbata, Samuel C. Meludu, Chudi E. Dioka and Izuchukwu N. Mba (2019) Traditional Lipid Profile and underdiagnosis of chronic complications in diabetic population in Nigeria. J Med Sci 12(4), pp185- 191.

Courses/Modules Taught

  • Carbohydrate and Protein Metabolism in Health and Disease
  • Use of the Clinical Laboratory in the Management of Acute and Chronic Diseases
  • Reference values, Quality Assurance and Units in Chemical Pathology
  • Concept of Test Combination (Profile) in Chemical Pathology
  • The Liver in Health and Disease
  • Uric Acid Metabolism in Health and Disease
  • Inborn errors of Metabolism and Prenatal Diagnoses
  • Biochemical Concept of Renal Function Tests in Clinical Practice I
  • Point of Care and side room Testing.
  • Acute Phase Proteins/Reactants in Health and Disease
  • Laboratory diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Plasma Proteins in Clinical Medicine
  • Serum Protein Electrophoresis and its Applications
  • Synthesis and biochemical investigation of thyroid hormones disorder
  • Biochemical Investigation of Thyroid hormone Disorder
  • Biochemical Tumour Markers
  • Disorder of Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
  • Fat- and Water-Soluble Vitamins and Clinical Diseases
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • CSF and other body fluids in clinico-laboratory diagnoses
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance
  • Chemical Pathology of the Extremes of Life
  • Bile Acid Metabolism and Gall Stone
  • Acute Stress Responses in clinical scenarios
  • The Role of Laboratory in Management of Hypertension