Prof. Olorunfemi Abraham Eseyin
Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Uyo
i. To bioprospect for novel drugs for the treatment of malaria, diabetes, cancer and other tropical
diseases from Nigeria’s rich biodiversity
ii. To design novel compounds that could serve as drugs for the treatment of malaria, diabetes,
cancer and other tropical diseases through chemical synthesis
iii. To modify existing drugs or lead compounds used in the treatment of malaria, diabetes, cancer
and other tropical diseases for better effectiveness, efficacy and lower toxicity/side effects.2
iv. To undertake drug-drug/herbs interaction studies.
v. To create awareness and training on contemporary drug discovery techniques and stimulate
research in drug discovery through seminars, conferences and workshops.
vi. To publish a peer review research journal (Journal of Drug Discovery and research (JDDR))
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
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