Dr Akefe Isaac obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree and Master of Science (MSc) in Physiology. He went on to complete his PhD in molecular neuroscience at the Queensland Brain Institute, the University of Queensland, Australia. He was awarded Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2022 and joined the Academy for Medical Education, the University of Queensland as a Lecturer/Research Fellow. Akefe is currently the course coordinator for MEDI7281 – Foundations of Medical Research Course offered to second-year medical students. Akefe Isaac is a passionate academic with a wealth of experience in implementing cutting-edge pedagogical skills via effective planning, initiation, and leading of teaching and learning in institutions of higher learning within and outside Australia. He is also an expert biomedical researcher focusing on uncovering the cellular mechanisms and/or pathways involved in the development and progression of memory impairment, and ageing dementia at the Queensland Brain Institute, the University of Queensland.