Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences Experts

Okoye Festus Basden

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Nnamdi Azikwe University


ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES: (a) Ph. D (A Grade). Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry (Specialty Analytical Medicinal Chemistry), University of Nigeria, June, 2009. (b) M. Pharm (CGPA 4.72). Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, University of Nigeria, October, 2003. (c) B. Pharm (Distinctions in Medicinal Chemistry, Sterile Technology, Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacy). Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, January, 2000. (d) SSCE (Alpha in 7 subjects). Community Secondary School, Awo-Idemili, 1992. (e) FSLC (Credit Level). Union Primary School, Awo-Idemili.

Research Interest

Natural Products Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Spectroscopy, Nanomedicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.


  • Agbo MO, Nworu CS, Okoye FBC, Osadebe P.O. (2014) Isolation and structure elucidation of polyphenols from Loranthus micranthus parasitic on hevea brasiliensis with anti-inflammatory property. EXCLI Journal 13: 859-868. (Impact factor 1.923)

  • Ajaegbu EE, Danga SPY, Okoye FBC. (2014). Larvicidal activity of the leaf extracts of Spondias mombin L. (Anacardiaceae) from various solvents against malarial, dengue and filarial vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Borne Disease 51: 300-306.

  • Damour H, Okoye FBC, Proksch P, Hakiki A, Mosaddak M, Hegazy MF, Debbab A. (2015). Pretrichodermamide A and Nafuredin from Trichoderma sp, an endophyte of Cola Nitida. Journal of Material and Environmental Sciences. 6(3): 779-783.

  • Ukwueze SE, Osadebe PO, Okoye FBC. (2015). A new antibacterial benzoquinone glycoside from Psidium guajava (Linn). Natural Product Research. Epub Ahead of print DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2014.1003188.

  • Ngozi Nwodo, Festus BC Okoye, Daowan Lai, Abdesammed Debbab, Marcel Kaiser, Reto Brun, Peter Proksch. 2015. Evaluation of in vitro trypanocidal activity of methylated flavonoid constituents of Vitex simplicifolia leaves. BMC Alternative and Complementary Medicine March 26 (Epub ahead of print).

  • Chen H, Daletous G, Okoye FBC, Lai D, Dai H, Proksch P. (2015). A new cytotoxic cytochalasin from the endophytic fungus Trichodama harzianum. Natural Products Communications 10(4): 585-587.

Global Experts from Nigeria

Global Experts in Subject