Prof. Kenneth Chibuzor Ofokansi, Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, has joined the league of past Inaugural lecturers by presenting the 140th Inaugural lecture of the University of Nigeria titled: 'Breaking the Barriers to Effective Peroral Drug Delivery'.
In his lecture, Prof Ofokansi disclosed that Peroral drug delivery simply means oral drug absorption and it is the most desirable and preferred method of administering therapeutic agents for a systematic effect.
He went further to state that in the last four decades, the area of peroral drug delivery has undergone many changes and those changes are due to increased understanding of pharmaceutical and biological constraints at the molecular level and increased generation of drug candidates and also emergence of several advanced technologies.
"The current trends in peroral delivery will bring the much-awaited revolution in delivery of therapeutic agents, particularly biotechnology based …
The University of Nigeria Sandwich students have
been advised to note that there is no difference between Sandwich and Regular
students of UNN in either their curriculum or certificate. This advice was given by the UNN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba during the University’s orientation/Matriculation programme for Sandwich Freshmen held on 30th August 2018 at the Ekpo
Convocation Arena UNN. The yearly event which just turned 4, was started by
the present administration to
serve as a formal acceptance of the admitted candidates. The VC further urged the students to do what is required of them at the right place and
at the right time “We are prepared to assist you to succeed and to
enable you live as lions and lionesses in the struggle ‘To restore the Dignity of
Man”, Prof Ozumba said while encouraging the students to always do what is
needful both academically, morally and spiritually. The Director of the Institute, Dr Onyechi, charged the
students to be proud of their…