Directorate of Research, Grants and Endowments during an Ethics Review Workshop held on 7th and 8th April, 2016

20 April 2016


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Linkages with USA universities move a notch higher

07 May 2015


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Launch of MKU Graduate Enterprise Academy

25 February 2015


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Prof. Briggs from the Oxford University, UK pay a courtesy call to the DVC ARA.

25 February 2015


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KEMRI Team visits MKU to discuss partnership initiatives

25 February 2015


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Directorate of Research, Grants and Endowments during an Ethics Review Workshop held on 7th and 8th April, 2016

Linkages with USA universities move a notch higher

Launch of MKU Graduate Enterprise Academy

Prof. Briggs from the Oxford University, UK pay a courtesy call to the DVC ARA.

KEMRI Team visits MKU to discuss partnership initiatives

Research Centre

Research Centre at the Directorate has attracted a number of researchers to conduct their research at the facility. MKU staff members, Postgraduate and undergraduate students are utilizing the Research Centre for their respective projects.

Summary of Students utilizing Research Centre, 2015/2016

Researcher

Project Title

Supervisor

Laboratory

MKU Staff Members

Lenny Mwagandi Chimbevo

Efficacy, safety, nutrition activity, anti-oxidant activity and protein/DNA binding interaction of Kenyan Annonaceae fruits extractsin BALB/C mice model of Leishmaniasis

Dr Simon Karanja

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Julia Wanjiru

Antioxidant and antiiflamatory effects of food and medicinal plants of the Ilkisonko maasai

Dr.P.Mutai

Dr.P.Njoroge

Dr.C.Kimwele

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research, Chromatography

Postgraduate Students

Fiona Oyatsi

Synthesis of Novel hybrid molecules for management of Plasmodium falciparum

Dr. Peter Kirira

Dr. Joseph K. Ng’ang’a

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Winfred Kendi

Evaluation of possible changes in molecular markers for Sulfadoxine pyrimethamine resistance in plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates from Msambweni, Mombasa County

Mr Francis Makokha

Molecular Biology

Michael Njoroge

Chloroquine drug hybridization

Dr. Peter Kirira

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Undergraduate Students

Diana Muthoni (Bpharm111/00274)

Antibacterial activity study of aqueous extract from Mondia whyteria bark

Prof. Paul Adiukwu

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Flora Wangeci (Bpharm111/00264)

Antifungal activity study of aqueous extract from Mondia whyteria bark

Prof. Paul Adiukwu

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Hillary Muriithi (Bpharm111/02441)

In vitro reactivity study of khat with ethanol

Prof. Paul Adiukwu

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Edna Wanjiku (Bpharm111/02384)

Evaluation of microbial contamination of five paediatric cough syrups in Thika subcounty,Kiambu county

Dr Waruguru Maina

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

Felix Ogembo (Bpharm111/03250)

Sub-acute toxicity study of Catha edulis with nicotine and alcohol administration

Prof. Paul Adiukwu

Ethnomedicine & Drug Research

 

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