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PAUL CHUKWUEMEKA ADIUKWU

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Senior Lecturer

 Name: Adiukwu Chukwuemeka Paul

Titles/Designation: Senior Lecturer and Head, Pharmacy Department

Background Education:

 Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda.2007-2011

University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2001-2003

 West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacy (WAPCP). 2000-2001

University of Ibadan, Nigeria.1988-1993

Command Secondary School Ikeja/Ikpaja, Lagos Nigeria. 1980-1986

 St Mary Primary School, Lagos Nigeria. 1975-1980

Qualifications:

PhD (Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda)

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Analysis (University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)

 Associate Fellow WAPCP Part 1 (West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacy)

Bachelor in Pharmacy (University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)

Responsibility held

Head, Pharmacy Department

Research interest Bio-prospecting for medicinal principles using basic pharmacological skills and instrumental/non-instrumental Analytical techniques in identifying, isolating and characterizing of bioactive components of plant origins

Publications

Recent Referred Journal Publications:

 P.C. Adiukwu, F.I.B. Kayanja, G. Nambatya, B. Adzu, S. Twinomujuni, O. Twikirize, A.A. Ganiyu, E. Uwiduhaye, E. Agwu, J.K. Tanayen, P. Nuwagira and P. Buzaare. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-pyretic Activity of the Leaf, Root and Saponin Fraction from Vernonia amygdalina. . Br. J. Pharm. Toxicol. Article # 7631-BJPT-DOI (accepted 2013 and in-press)

 Adiukwu P.C, Kayanja F.I.B, Nambatya G.K, Rugera S.P, Ezeonwumelu J.O.C, Tanayen J.K, Murokore B.J, Twikirize O, Twinomujuni S, Sesaazi C.D. Antipyretic and antinociceptive properties of the aqueous extract and saponin from an edible vegetable: Vernonia amygdalina leaf. AJFAND., no. 11135 ajfand (accepted 2013)

Ogah A.O., S. Akib, A.M. Ajayi, JOC Ezeonwumelu, PC Adiukwu, GA Okoruwa. Manifestations of Severe Malaria among the Under-Five Children Attending Kampala International University Teaching Hospital, Bushenyi, Western Uganda: Pilot Study. British Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology Article # 5515 BJPT-DOI Sev. Mal. (accepted 2012)

JOC Ezeonwumelu, EK Matuki, AM Ajayi, AG Okoruwa, JK Tanayen, CP Adiukwu, ADT Goji, S Dare, CO Okonkwo and F Byarugaba. Phytochemical Screening, Acute Toxicity and Analgesic Properties of Aqueous Extract of Flueggea virosa’s Root in Rats. Ibnosina J Med BS., 2013; 15-21

 Paul Chukwuemeka Adiukwu, Agaba Amon, Grace Nambatya, Bulus Adzu, Lawrence Imanirampa, Silvano Twinomujuni, Osbert Twikirize, Martin Amanya, Joseph Obiezuchukwujekwu Ezeonwumelu, Joseph Oloro, Godwin Aiyabalu Okoruwa and Barbra Katusiime. Acute toxicity, antipyretic and antinociceptive study of the crude saponin from an edible vegetable: Vernonia amygdalina leaf. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci., 2012; 6(3): 1019-1028.⃰

J.O.C. Ezeonwumelu, R.G. Omolo, A.M. Ajayi, E. Agwu, J.K. Tanayen, C.P. Adiukwu, A.A. Oyewale, B. Adzu, A.G. Okoruwa and S.O. Ogbonnia. Studies of Phytochemical Screening, Acute Toxicity and Anti-Diarrhoeal Effect of Aqueous Extract of Kenyan Tithonia diversifolia Leaves in rats. Br. J. Pharm. Toxicol., 2012; 3(3): 127-134

Ezeonwumelu J.O.C., A.K. Julius, C.N. Muhoho, A.M. Ajayi, A.A. Oyewale, J.K. Tanayen, S.O. Balogun, A. Ibrahim, B. Adzu, C.P. Adiukwu, J. Oloro, D.M. Kiplagat, A.D.T. Goji, A.G. Okoruwa, A.N. Onchweri and P.M.K. Reddy. Biochemical and Histological Studies of Aqueous Extract of Bidens pilosa Leaves from Ugandan Rift Valley in Rats. Br. J. Pharm. Toxicol.,Res., 2011; 2(6): 302-309

 Adiukwu CP, Amon A and Nambatya G. Pharmacognostic, Antiplasmodial and Antipyretic Evaluation of the aqueous extract of V.amygdalina Leaf. Int. J. Bio.Chem. Sci., 2011; Vol. 5 (2): p.71-78.

Adiukwu CP, Ajih P., Jonas P and R. Idowu. Effect of Packaging on Microbial Contamination in Non-Sterile Liquid Medicines. J. Int. Med. Bio. Res. 2006. Vol. 1(1): p. 9-12.

 Adiukwu P and P. Jonas. Novel Isolation and Purification Method of GB1 and Kolaflavonone in Garcinia Kola. WA. J. Pharm. 2004. Vol. 5: p. 7-11.

Adiukwu P. Photosensitivity of Halophantrine Hydrochloride: a Stability Concern. WPJ 1997. pg 5-13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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