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APSU professor authors study on eradicating malaria

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Dr. Folashade Agusto, an Austin Peay State University assistant professor of mathematics, has taken the world one step closer to eradicating malaria – the leading cause of death among children in Africa.

That’s because Agusto is the lead author of a new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), which used a mathematical model to discover that insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNS) can drastically cut back the number of malaria infections. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University’s Provost Lecture Series To Discuss the Effects of Tuberculosis On Vulnerable Populations

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University mathematics faculty member will discuss how the incidence rate of tuberculosis in vulnerable populations give a measure of the socio-economic well-being and degree of social justice in a country as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.

Dr. Folashade Agusto, assistant professor in the APSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 17th in the Morgan University Center, Room 307. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

Dr. Folashade Agusto

Dr. Folashade Agusto

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