Publications from Staff, Students and Partners

Publications 2022

Book Chapters

Andrew G. Mtewa, Kennedy J. Ngwira, Duncan C. Sesaazi, (2022) Chapter 9 – Computational demonstration of cheminformatics and machine learning in coronavirus drug discovery, Editor(s): Chukwuebuka Egbuna, In Drug Discovery Update, Coronavirus Drug Discovery, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 219-233, ISBN 9780323955782, 30.09.2022, DOI:

Andrew G. Mtewa, Annu Amanjot, Fanuel Lampiao, Hedmon Okella, Anke Weisheit, Casim U. Tolo, and Patrick Ogwang (2022). SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development. Coronavirus Drug Discovery. 2022:227–247. 10.06.2022, DOI: 10.1016%2FB978-0-323-85156-5.00046-8


Joseph Oloro, Amon G. Agaba, James Mucunu Mbaria, Timothy E. Maitho (2022) Challenges and Opportunities of the Ugandan Traditional Herbal Medicine Sector, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 33(9): 15-21, 2022, ISSN: 2231-0894, NLM ID: 101583475, 20.08.2022, DOI: 10.9734/EJMP/2022/v33i930487

Nsheka Bonny Patrick, Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Rose Muhindo, Stephen Lutoti (2021). Poor Glycemic Control and the Contributing Factors Among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Outpatient Diabetes Clinic at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2021 Jul 8;14:3123-3130, 08.07.2021, DOI:  10.2147/DMSO.S321310

Konjit Abebe Nigussie, Efrata Ashuro Shegena, Obwoya Paul Stephen, Juliet Sanyu Namugambe, Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa (2022) Prevalence and factors associated with inappropriate anti- diabetic medication therapy among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at the medical and surgical wards of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. PLoS One. 2022;17(6):e0270108. 29.06.2022. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0270108

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Jonans Tusiimire, and Amon Ganafa Agaba. Hypoglycemic, Antihyperglycemic, and Toxic Effects of Physalis peruviana L. Aqueous and Methanolic Leaf Extracts in Wistar Rats. Journal of Experimental Pharmacology 2022; 14: 185–193. 31.05.2022, DOI: 10.2147/JEP.S356533.

Naasson Tuyiringire, Ivan Taremwa Mugisha, Deusdedit Tusubira, Jean-Pierre Munyampundu, Claude Mambo Muvuny, Yvan Vander Heydeng (2022) In vitro antimycobacterial activity of medicinal plants Lantana camara, Cryptolepis sanguinolenta, and Zanthoxylum leprieurii. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases., 27.05.2022, 100307, DOI: 10.1016/j.jctube.2022.100307

Peter Bai James, John Baptist Asiimwe, Jon Wardle, Amos Deogratius Mwaka, Ossy Muganga Julius Kasilo, African culture, traditional medicine, and cancer care, Lancet Oncol 09.05.2022, DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00157-7

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Jonans Tusiimire, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Amon Ganafa Agaba (2022) Effects of the Oral Administration of Aqueous and Methanolic Leaf Extracts of Chenopodium ambrosioides L. (Amaranthaceae) on Blood Glucose Levels in Wistar Rats. Journal of Experimental Pharmacology 2022, 14: 139–148. 26.04.2022, DOI: 10.2147/JEP.S356564

Yadesa, T.M., Kitutu, F.E., Tamukong, R. et al. Predictors of hospital-acquired adverse drug reactions: a cohort of Ugandan older adults. BMC Geriatr 22, 359 (2022). 23.04.2022, DOI:  10.1186/s12877-022-03003-9

Bruhan Kaggwa, Henry Kyeyune, Edson Ireeta Munanura, Godwin Anywar, Stephen Lutoti, Jacqueline Aber, Lynn K. Bagoloire, Anke Weisheit, Casim Umba Tolo, Pakoyo Fadhiru Kamba, and Patrick Engeu Ogwang, (2022) Safety and Efficacy of Medicinal Plants Used to Manufacture Herbal Products with Regulatory Approval in Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13.04.2022, DOI:  10.1155/2022/1304839.

Angella Namulindwa, John Hans Wasswa, Winnie Muyindike, Robert Tamukong & Joseph Oloro (2022) Prevalence and factors associated with adverse drug events among patients on dolutegravir-based regimen at the Immune Suppression Syndrome Clinic of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda: a mixed design study, Springer, AIDS Research and Therapy 19(1), 02.04.2022,  DOI: 10.1186/s12981-022-00442-7

Hedmon Okella, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Hilda Ikiriza, Andrew Glory Mtewa, Bruhan Kaggwa, Jacqueline Aber, Charles Drago Kato, Patrick Ogwang Engeu (2022) Bacterial Cell Envelope Lysis and Hemotoxicity of Peptides Previously isolated From African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus, East African Science (EASci), Vol 4 No 1 (2022), 31.03.2022,DOI: 10.24248/easci.v4i1.65

Catherine Nuwagira, Grace-Rugunda Kagoro, John Adriko, Julius Tumusiime, Anke Weisheit, Eunice Apio Olet, Casim Umba Tolo, (2022) Soil Mineral Status, Plant Ionome and Agro-Morphological Traits of Schkuhria Pinnata (L.), An Antimalarial Herb: Implications for Cultivation, Vol 4 No 1 (2022): East Africa Science, 31.03.2022, DOI: 10.24248/easci.v4i1.67

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Muhammad Shaiq Ali, Jonans Tusiimire, Mehreen Lateef, Ruth Anyango Omole, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, and Amon Ganafa Agaba (2022) Phytochemical constituents found in Physalis peruviana L. leaf extracts and their ability to inhibit alpha-glucosidase and scavenge DPPH free radicals in vitro, Trends in Phytochemical Research (TPR), 28.03.2022

Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Robert Tamukong, Paul E Alele (2022). Development and Validation of ‘Prediction of Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Inpatients (PADROI)’ Risk Assessment Tool. Clinical interventions in aging, 17, 195–210, 25.02.2022, DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S350500

Maxson Kenneth Anyolitho, Karolien Poels, Tine Huyse, Julius Tumusiime, Faith Mugabi, Casim Umba Tolo, Caroline Masquillier, Viola Nilah Nyakato (2022), Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding schistosomiasis infection and prevention: A mixedmethods study among endemic communities of western Uganda. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 16(2): e0010190. 23.02.2022, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010190

Florence Nalimu, Joseph Oloro, Emanuel L. Peter, Patrick Engeu Ogwang (2022) Acute and sub-acute oral toxicity of aqueous whole leaf and green rind extracts of Aloe vera in Wistar rats. BMC Complement Med Ther 22, 16 (2022). 14.01.2022, DOI:10.1186/s12906-021-03470-4

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Naasson Tuyiringire, Emanuel L. Peter, Lucrèce Y. Ahovegbe, Muhammad Shaiq Ali, Jonans Tusiimire, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Amon Ganafa Agaba. Chemical constituents and evidence-based pharmacological properties of Physalis peruviana L.: An overview. Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology 2022; 11(1): 35-47. 01.01.2022

Publications 2021

Book Chapters

Hedmon Okella, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Hilda Ikiriza (2021), Plants for management of diarrhea, Chapter 11, in Phytochemistry, the Military and Health, Phytotoxins and Natural Defenses, Edited by Andrew G. Mtewa and Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Elsevier B.V., Pages 219-228, 5.03.2021, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-821556-2.00021-9


Mercy Gladys Tenywa, Esther Katuura, Casim Umba Tolo, Clement Olusoji Ajayi and Amon Ganafa Agaba (2021) “Evaluation of the adverse effects of Dracaena steudneri Engl. stem bark aqueous extract in Wistar rats.” African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 15, no. 12 (2021): 197-205. 31.12.2021, DOI: 10.5897/AJPP2021.5261

Beressa TB, Deyno S, Mtewa AG, Aidah N, Tuyiringire N, Lukubye B, Weisheit A, Tolo CU and Ogwang PE (2021) Potential Benefits of Antiviral African Medicinal Plants in the Management of Viral Infections: Systematic Review. Front. Pharmacol. 12:682794. 24.12.2021, DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2021.682794

Okella H, Ikiriza H, Ochwo S, Ajayi CO, Ndekezi C, Nkamwesiga J, Kaggwa B, Aber J, Mtewa AG, Koffi TK, Odongo S, Vertommen D, Kato CD and Ogwang PE (2021) Identification of Antimicrobial Peptides Isolated From the Skin Mucus of African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Front. Microbiol. 12:794631. 20.12.2021, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.794631

Wangoye Khalim, James Mwesigye, Martin Tungotyo, Silvano Samba Twinomujuni (2021) Resistance pattern of infected chronic wound isolates and factors associated with bacterial resistance to third generation cephalosporins at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda, PLoS ONE 16(12): e0261264, 16.12.2021, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261264

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Naasson Tuyiringire, Emanuel L Peter, Lucrèce Y . Ahovegbe, Muhammad Shaiq Ali, Jonans Tusiimire, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Amon Ganafa Agaba (2021) Chemical constituents and evidence-based pharmacological properties of Physalis peruviana L.: An overview, J Herbmed Pharmacol. 2022;11: 35-47, 29.11.2021, DOI: 10.34172/jhp.2022.04

Timothy Eria Muwanguzi, Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa and Amon Ganafa Agaba (2021) Antibacterial prescription and the associated factors among outpatients diagnosed with respiratory tract infections in Mbarara Municipality, Uganda BMC Pulmonary Medicine (2021) 21:374, 15.11.2021, 10.1186/s12890-021-01739-5

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Emanuel L Peter, Andrew G Mtewa, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Jonans Tusiimire, Casim Umba Tolo, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Anke Weisheit, Amon Ganafa Agaba (2021). Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants Used in Democratic Republic of Congo: A Critical Review of Ethnopharmacology and Bioactivity Data. Frontiers in pharmacology, 12, 757090. 27.10.2021, DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2021.757090

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Jonans Tusiimire, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, Casim Umba Tolo, Anke Weisheit, & Amon Ganafa Agaba (2021) Ethnotherapeutic uses and phytochemical composition of Physalis peruviana L.: An overview. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2021, ArticleID 5212348, 22 pages, 2021. 10.10.2021, DOI: 10.1155/2021/5212348

John Isiiko, Barnabas Atwiine, Joseph Oloro (2021) Prevalence and Risk Factors of Nephrotoxicity Among Adult Cancer Patients at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital. Cancer Manag Res. 2021 Oct 7;13:7677-7684, 07.10.2021, DOI: 10.2147%2FCMAR.S326052

Emmanuel O. Adeyoju, Clement O. Ajayi, Awodayo O. Adepiti, Anthony A. Elujoba, Comparative in vivo antimalarial activities of aqueous and methanol extracts of MAMA powder – A herbal antimalarial preparation, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 283, 2022, 114686, 24.09.2021, hDOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2021.114686

Yadesa TM, Kitutu FE, Tamukong R, Alele PE. Prevalence, Incidence, and Characteristics of Adverse Drug Reactions Among Older Adults Hospitalized at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda: A Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Interv Aging. 2021;16:1705-1721, 15.09.2021, DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S332251

Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Serawit Deyno, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Robert Tamukong and Paul E Alele (2021) Prevalence, characteristics and predicting risk factors of adverse drug reactions among hospitalized older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Systematic Review, SAGE Open Medicine Volume 9: 1–14, 18.08.2021, DOI: 10.1177/20503121211039099

Lucrèce Y.J. Ahovègbé, Patrick E. Ogwang, Emanuel L. Peter, Andrew G. Mtewa, Félicien M. Kasali, Casim U. Tolo, Judith Gbenoudon, Anke Weisheit, Kamba F. Pakoyo, (2021), Therapeutic potentials of Vachellia nilotica (L.) extracts in Hepatitis C infection: A review, Scientific African, Volume 13, 2021, 03.08.2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.sciaf.2021.e00918

Kasali, F.M., Tusiimire, J., Kadima, J.N.  and Agaba, A.G. Ethnomedical uses, chemical constituents, and evidence-based pharmacological properties of Chenopodium ambrosioides L.: extensive overview. Futur J Pharm Sci 7, 153 (2021), 28.07.2021, DOI:  10.1186/s43094-021-00306-3

Florence Nalimu, Joseph Oloro, Ivan Kahwa, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, (2021) Review on the phytochemistry and toxicological profiles of Aloe vera and Aloe ferox. Futur J Pharm Sci 7, 145 (2021). 21.07.2021, DOI: 10.1186/s43094-021-00296-2

Brees, J, Huyse, T, Tumusiime, J, Kagoro-Rugunda, G, Namirembe, D, Mugabi, F, Nyakato, V, Anyolitho, MK, Tolo, CU and Jacobs, L. 2021. The Potential of Citizen-Driven Monitoring of Freshwater Snails in Schistosomiasis Research. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 6(1): 18, pp. 1–13., 13.07.2021, DOI: 10.5334/cstp.388

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Christian Ahadi Irenge, Pacifique Murhula Hamuli, Patient Birindwa Mulashe, Delphin Murhula Katabana, Jean De Dieu Mangambu Mokoso, Pius Tshimankinda Mpiana, Justin Ntokamunda Kadima, “Ethnopharmacological Survey on Treatment of Hypertension by Traditional Healers in Bukavu City, DR Congo”, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2021, Article ID 6684855, 10 pages, 2021, 12.07.2021, DOI: 10.1155/2021/6684855

Kiptoo J, Yadesa TM, Muzoora C, Namugambe JS, Tamukong R. Predictors of Medication-Related Emergency Department Admissions Among Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, South-Western Uganda. Open Access Emerg Med. 2021;13:279-290, 29.06.2021, DOI: 10.2147/OAEM.S309508

Lina S. Mathew, Emanuel L. Peter, Anke Weisheit, Casim Umba Tolo, Arop L. Deng, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Ethno medical knowledge and traditional use of Aristolochia bracteolata Lam. for malaria among local communities in Jubek State of South Sudan: A cross-sectional survey, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 279, 2021, 114314, ISSN 0378-8741, 28.10.2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2021.114314

Kutyabami, Paul, Edson I. Munanura, Rajab Kalidi, Sulah Balikuna, Margaret Ndagire, Bruhan Kaggwa, Winnie Nambatya, Pakoyo F. Kamba, Allan Musiimenta, Diana N. Kesi, Victoria Nambasa, Allan Serwanga, and Helen B. Ndagije. 2021. “Evaluation of the Clinical Use of Ceftriaxone among In-Patients in Selected Health Facilities in Uganda” Antibiotics 10, no. 7: 779. 25.06.2021, DOI:

Aladin Ombeni Mahano, Aline Zawadi Mahano, Nelson Hendwa Cubaka, Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Benjamin Bavurhe Zirirane, Lucien Murhula Namegabe, Pacifique Murhula Hamuli and Ntokamunda Justin Kadima. Pharmaceutical quality of antimalarial drugs: quinine sulfate and Artemether/ Lumefantrine tablets sold on Bukavu Market. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2021; 7:131 (Springer). 30.06.2021,

Rao, Prakruti S., Christopher C. Moore, Amir A. Mbonde, Edwin Nuwagira, Patrick Orikiriza, Dan Nyehangane, Mohammad H. Al-Shaer, Charles A. Peloquin, Jean Gratz, Suporn Pholwat, Rinah Arinaitwe, Yap Boum, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Eric R. Houpt, Leonid Kagan, Scott K. Heysell, and Conrad Muzoora. 2021. Population Pharmacokinetics and Significant Under-Dosing of Anti-Tuberculosis Medications in People with HIV and Critical Illness, Antibiotics 10, no. 6: 739. 18.06.2021, DOI: 10.3390/antibiotics10060739

Churchill AKENA, Gloria Maxensia AKAMPA, Edson Ireeta MUNANURA, Robert BD Otto, Bruhan Kaggwa, Paul Rubayiza and Margaret Ndagire (2021) In vitro assessment of the antibacterial activity of combinations of methanolic extracts of Mangifera indica L. bark and Psidium guajava L. leaf on multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Journal of Pharmacy and bioresources, 18, 2, pp 87-94, 09.06.2021, DOI:

Andrew G.Mtewa, Angelo Mark P.Walag, Allan Muhumuza, Ravindra N.Kharwar, Olatunde, Ahmed (2021) 2 – Phytochemicals, plant toxins, and their influence in military strategies, Phytochemistry, the Military and Health Phytotoxins and Natural Defenses, 2021, Pages 13-25, 05.03.2021, DOI:

Karekoona Faisal, Jonans Tusiimire, Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa (2021) Prevalence and Factors Associated with Non-Adherence to Antidiabetic Medication Among Patients at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Mbarara, Uganda. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2022;16:479-491, 22.02.2021,

John Baptist Asiimwe, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Esther C. Atukunda, Mauda M. Kamatenesi, Grace Nambozi, Casim U. Tolo, Patrick E. Ogwang, and Ahmed M. Sarki, Prevalence of the Use of Herbal Medicines among Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol 2021, 18.05.2021, DOI: 10.1155/2021/9963038

Dorothy Abigaba, Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Esther Atukunda (2021) Prevalence of Medication Errors and the Associated Factors: A Prospective Observational Study Among Cancer Patients at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Cancer Management and Research, 10.05.2021, DOI: 10.2147/cmar.s307001

Crispin D. Sesaazi, Emanuel L. Peter, Andrew G. Mtewa, (2021), The anti-nociceptive effects of ethanol extract of aerial parts of Schkuhria pinnata in mice, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 271, 113913, 10.05.2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2021.113913

Rajiv Shah, Lucrece Ahovegbe, Marc Niebel, James Shepherd, Emma C. Thomson (2021) Non-epidemic HCV genotypes in low- and middle-income countries and the risk of resistance to current direct-acting antiviral regimens, Journal of Hepatology 2021 vol. 75 j 462–473, 08.05.2021,

Emanuel L. Peter, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Crispin Duncan Sesaazi (2021) Total polyphenols and antihyperglycemic activity of aqueous fruits extract of Abelmoschus esculentus: Modeling and optimization of extraction conditions, PLOS ONE, 16.04.2021, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250405

Jacqueline Aber, Kaggwa Bruhan, Hedmon Okello, Clementi Olusoji Ajay, Patrick Engeu Ogwang (2021) A review on serenoa serulata: a potrntial medicinal plant for prostate diseases, East Africa Science, Vol5 Issue 1, pp 19-33, 06.04.2021,

Emanuel L. Peter, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Samson Hilonga, Naasson Tuyiringire, Efrata Ashuro, Anita Kaligirwa, Crispin Duncan Sesaazi, (2021) Pharmacological reflection of plants traditionally used to manage diabetes mellitus in Tanzania,
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 269, 2021, 113715, ISSN 0378-8741, 06.04.2021,DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113715.

Rapheal Wangalwa, Eunice Apio Olet, Grace Kagoro-Rugunda, Casim Umba Tolo, Patrick E. Ogwang, and Bernard Barasa (2021) “Occurrence of Citropsis articulata in Tropical Forests in Uganda: Implication for Ex Situ Conservation”
International Journal of Forestry Research, vol. 2021, 25.03.2021, DOI: 10.1155/2021/5582461

Crispin D.Sesaazi, Emanuel L.Peter, Andrew G.Mtewa, (2021), The anti-nociceptive effects of ethanol extract of aerial parts of Schkuhria pinnata in mice, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 271, 113913, 10.05.2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2021.113913

Deyno, S., Eneyew, K., Seyfe, S. et al. Efficacy, safety and phytochemistry of medicinal plants used for the management of diabetes mellitus in Ethiopia: a systematic review. Clin Phytosci 7, 16 (2021). 02.02.2021, DOI: 10.1186/s40816-021-00251-x

Imad Eldin Mohamed Tag Eldin, Ezdihar Elhadi Elamin Ahmed, Mai Abdalla Ali, Awad Mohamed Abdel-Rahim, Ivan Kahwa (2021) “Investigation of Hypoglycemic Effects of Sonchus oleraceus (Moleta) in Normal Albino Rats”. EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 9.2 (2021): 45-50, 29.01.2021  Link:

Publications 2020

Book Chapters

Andrew G. Mtewa, Fanuel Lampiao, Kennedy Ngwira, Patrick E Ogwang, Duncan C. Sesaazi (2020, Herbs in Cancer Therapy: A Preamble, in Sharma, A.K., Keservani, R.K., & Gautam, S.P. (Eds.). (2020). Herbal Product Development: Formulation and Applications (1st ed.). Apple Academic Press, ISBN:9781003003182, 25.11.2020, DOI: 10.1201/9781003003182

Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Casim Umba Tolo (2020) Drugs in Clinical Practice from Toxic Plants and Phytochemicals Chapter 4, in Poisonous Plants and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery, ed. Andrew G. Mtewa, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, G.M. Narasimha Rao, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 12.11.2020, DOI: 10.1002/9781119650034.ch4

Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Casim Umba Tolo (2020). Quality Control for the Safety of
Natural Products. In Poisonous Plants and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery (eds Andrew G. Mtewa, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, G.M. Narasimha Rao), 12.11.2020, DOI: 10.1002/9781119650034.ch10

Gaudenzi G, Kumbakumba E, Rasti R, Nanjebe D, Réu P, Nyehangane D, Mårtensson A, Nassejje M, Karlsson J, Mzee J, Nilsson P, Businge S, Loh E, Boum II Y, Andersson-Svahn H, Gantelius J, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Alfvén T (2020) Point-of-Care Approaches for Meningitis Diagnosis in a Low-Resource Setting (Southwestern Uganda): Observational Cohort Study Protocol of the “PI-POC” Trial JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(11):e21430, 04.11.2020, DOI: 10.2196/21430

Andrew G. Mtewa, Duncan Sesaazi, Amanjot Annu, Serawit Deyno. (2020) Essential Drug Properties and Stages in Anti-Cancer Drug Development. In K. Saravanan, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Horne Iona Averal, S. Kannan, S. Elavarasi, Bir Bahadur (Eds). Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes; A Path to 2030. Apple Academic Publishers, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, New York. ISBN: 9781771888608

Andrew G. Mtewa, Mushagalusa F. Kasali, Tamirat Bekele, and Boniface Obura (2020) Medical Food and Infant Formulas. In: Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Compounds, Formulations and Innovations, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, and Genevieve Dable Tupas (Eds): Springer Switzerland, 2020: 513-530. 25.08.2020, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-42319-3_23

Mtewa, A.G., Chikowe, I., Kumar, S., Ngwira, K.J., Lampiao, F. (2020). Good Manufacturing Practices and Safety Issues in Functional Food Industries. In: Egbuna, C., Dable Tupas, G. (eds) Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals. Springer, Cham. 25.08.2020, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-42319-3_27

Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Andrew G. Mtewa, and Gaétan Tabakam. Poisonous Plants as Sources of Anti-Cancer Drugs and Other Drugs. In: Poisonous Plants and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery, Andrew G. Mtewa, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, G.M. Narasimha Rao (Eds): Wiley 2020; pp. 432. ISBN: 978-1-119-65023-2.

Mtewa, A. G., Ngwira, K. J., Lutoti, S., Mweta, D., Ogwang, P. E., & Sesaazi. D. C. 2020. Nutraceutical Bioactives, Chapter 2, In Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani (Eds).Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements. Apple Academic Publishers, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, Adington, UK. ISBN: 9781771888738 

Mtewa, A. G., Ahovegbe, L., Peter, E. L., Okella, H., Tolo, C. U., Lampiao, F. 2020. Nutraceuticals in Cancer Therapy, Chapter 7, In Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani (Eds), Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements. Apple Academic Publishers, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, Adington, UK, ISBN: 9781771888738


Serawit Deyno, Mesfin Asefa Tola, Joel Bazira, Eyasu Makonnen, Paul E.Alele, (2020) Acute and repeated-dose toxicity of Echinops kebericho Mesfin essential oil, Toxicology Reports, Volume 8, 2021, Pages 131-138, 30.12.2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2020.12.027

Hilda Ikiriza, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Hedmon Okella, Abubaker Muwonge, Mai Abdalla Ali Abdalla and Casim Umba Tolo (2021). Quantification of Diosgenin content in Dioscorea bulbifera linn germplasm from Uganda. Acad. J. Med. Plants. 9(4): 040-047. 23.12.2020, DOI: 10.15413/ajmp.2020.0145

Okella Hedmon, Georrge John J., Ochwo Sylvester, Ndekezi Christian, Koffi Kevin Tindo, Aber Jacqueline, Ajayi Clement Olusoji, Fofana Fatoumata Gnine, Ikiriza Hilda, Mtewa Andrew G., Nkamwesiga Joseph, Bassogog Christian Bernard Bakwo, Kato Charles Drago, Ogwang Patrick Engeu (2020). New Putative Antimicrobial Candidates: In silico Design of Fish-Derived Antibacterial Peptide-Motifs, Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., Vol 8, 03.12.2020, DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.604041

Emanuel L. Peter, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Anita Kaligirwa, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Crispin Duncan Sesaazi (2020) The safety and efficacy of Momordica charantia L. in animal models of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Phytotherapy Research, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 637-656, 14.09.2020, DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6853

Clement O. Ajayi, Anthony A. Elujoba, Felicien M. Kasali, Mercy G. Tenywa, Hedmon Okella, Anke Weisheit, Casim U. Tolo and Patrick E. Ogwang. (2020) “A review for selecting medicinal plants commonly used for malaria in Uganda.” African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 14, no. 9 (2020): 347-361. 31.10.2020, DOI: 10.5897/AJPP2020.5182

Catherine Nuwagira, Julius Tumusiime, Grace Rugunda Kagoro (2020), Abundance and impact of Parthenium hysterophorus L., an alien invasive herb on plant species diversity in invaded areas of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, Vol.14(10), pp. 402-410 , 31.10.2020, DOI: 10.5897/AJPS2020.2043

Tamirat Bekele Beressa, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Emanuel L Peter, Hedmon Okella, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Weisheit Anke, Casim Umba Tolo (2020) Pharmacology, Phytochemistry, and Toxicity Profiles of Phytolacca dodecandra L’Hér: A Scoping Review, Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment Volume: 13, 27.07.2020 DOI: 10.1177/1178633720943509

Tuyiringire, N., Deyno, S., Weisheit, A., Tolo, C.U., Tusubira, D., Munyampundu, J.-P., Ogwang, P.E., Muvunyi, C.M., Heyden, Y. Vander, 2020. Three promising antimycobacterial medicinal plants reviewed as potential sources of drug hit candidates against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Tuberculosis 124, 101987. DOI: 10.1016/

Ajayi, C. O., Elujoba, A. A., Okella, H., Oloro, J., Raymond, A., Weisheit, A., Tolo, C. U., & Ogwang, P. E. (2020). In vivo Antimalarial Activities of Five Ugandan Medicinal Plants on Plasmodium berghei in Mice. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 31(12), 1-13. DOI: 10.9734/ejmp/2020/v31i1230300

A Mtewa, DC Sesaazi, F Lampiao. (2020). Structural and In Silico Characterization of Small Molecules Isolated from Eichhornia crassipes. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. DOI: 10.1155/2020/1375639

Francis Omujal, Kibira Irene Tenda, Stephen Lutoti, Irene Kirabo, Simon Dembe Kasango, Kyeyune Grace Nambatya (2020), Phytochemistry and anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic root bark extract of Vepris nobilis Mziray (Rutaceae family), Scientific African, Volume 9, 2020, ISSN 2468-2276, DOI: 10.1016/j.sciaf.2020.e00484

Mballow AE, Kahwa I, Abdelgadir AA, Adelina T, Ogwang PE. Traditional Approaches and Medicinal Plants in Treatment of Epilepsy in West and East Africa. NeuroPharmac J. 2020;5(2):121-130. DOI: 10.37881/1.521

Mercy Gladys Tenywa, Amon Agaba, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Casim Umba Tolo, Clement Olusoji Ajayi, Esther Katuura (2020), Medicinal plants used in gynecological procedures in Uganda, J. Med. Plants Res. Vol.14(4), pp. 185-194, DOI: 10.5897/JMPR2019.6847

Lina S. Mathew, Andrew G. Mtewa, Clement O. Ajayi, Serawit Deyno, Anke Weisheit, Casim Umba Tolo, Arop L. Denge, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, (2020), Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of Aristolochia bracteolata Lam: A Review of an Antimalarial Plant, East Africa Science 2020 | Volume 2 | Issue 1, DOI: 10.24248/EASci-D-19-00011

Richard Owusu Nyarko, Edward Boateng, Ivan Kahwa, Paul Owusu Boateng (2020) ‘A Comparison analysis of remdesivir, favipiravir, hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and azithromycin in the treatment of Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – A review’, WJPPS, 9(5), pp.121-133.

Ardizzoni E, Orikiriza P, Ssuuna C, Nyehangane D, Gumsboga M, Taremwa IM, Turyashemererwa E, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Langendorf C, Bonnet M. 2020. Evaluation of OMNIgene sputum and ethanol reagent for preservation of sputum prior to Xpert and culture testing in Uganda. J Clin Microbiol 58:e00810-19. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00810-19.

Atwine Daniel, Elisabeth Baudin, Thibaut Gelé, Winnie Muyindike, Kenneth Mworozi, Racheal Kyohairwe, Keneth Kananura, Patrick Orikiriza, Dan Nyehangane, Deborah Nanjebe, Valerie Furlan, Céline Verstuyft, Aurélie BarrailTran, Anne-Marie Taburet, Maryline Bonnet. (2020) Effect of high-dose rifampicin on efavirenz pharmacokinetics: drug-drug interaction randomized trial, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkz557

Serawit Deyno, Abiy Abebe, Mesfin Asefa Tola, Ariya Hymete, Joel Bazira, Eyasu Makonnen & Paul E. Alele (2020). Acute and sub-acute toxicity of Echinops kebericho decoction in rats. BMC Complement Med Ther 20, 2 (2020). 13.01.2020 DOI: 10.1186/s12906-019-2794-z

Kiconco C, Allan M, Kamatenesi, Mugisha M, 2020.Effectiveness of selected medicinal plants used for management of ticks in cattle in Western Uganda. Adv Med Plant Res, 8(4): 75-80. 10.08.2020, DOI: 10.30918/AMPR.84.20.030,

Ibrahim Chikowe, Moira Mnyenyembe, Stuart Jere, Andrew G Mtewa, John Mponda, Fanuel Lampiao. (2020). An Ethnomedicinal Survey of Indigenous Knowledge on Medicinal Plants in the Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba, Malawi. Current Traditional Medicine, Volume 6 , Issue 3 , 2020. DOI : 10.2174/2215083805666190821104434

Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Pothabathula Seshu Vardhan, Priyanka Kumari, Andrew G. Mtewa and Shashank Kumar. (2020). Bioactive lead compounds and targets for the development of antimalarial drugs. In Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery. Publisher, Elsevier. PP 305-344, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-817890-4.00020-2

Emanuel P. Lyimo, Susan F. Rumisha, Irene R. Mremi, Chacha D. Mangu, Coleman Kishamawe, Mercy G. Chiduo, Lucas E. Matemba, Veneranda M. Bwana, Isolide S. Massawe, and Leonard E.G. Mboera (2020), Cancer Mortality Patterns in Tanzania: A Retrospective Hospital-Based Study, 2006-2015. JCO Global Oncology. 2020 Feb;6:224-232. 19.02.2020, DOI: 10.1200/JGO.19.00270

Edson Turibamwe and Rapheal Wangalwa (2020) A Comparative Study Of Two Biological Monitoring Systems In Assessing Water Quality: A Case Of River Birira, Sheema District, Uganda, Water Conservation & Management (WCM), 2020, vol. 4, issue 1, 7-14, 23.01.2020, DOI: 10.26480/wcm.01.2020.07.14

Emanuel L. Peter, Andrew G. Mtewa, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Anita Kaligirwa & Crispin Duncan Sesaazi (2020) Systematic review and meta-analysis protocol for efficacy and safety of Momordica charantia L. on animal models of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Syst Rev 9, 7 (2020). 08.01.2020, DOI:

Publications 2019


Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Santwana Palai, Israel Ebhohimen, Andrew Mtewa, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Genevieve Tupas, Toskë L. Kryeziu. (2019). Screening of Natural Antidiabetic Agents. In book: Phytochemistry: An in-silico and in-vitro Update. Publisher: Springer. pp 203-235. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-6920-9_11

Mtewa A.G., Deyno S., Peter E.L., Amanjot A., Ahovegbe L.Y., Sesaazi D.C. (June 2019) Neurochemistry and Pharmacology of Addictions: An African Perspective. In: Ndasauka Y., Kayange G. (eds) Addiction in South and East Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Print ISBN: 978-3-030-13592-8, Online ISBN: 978-3-030-13593-5, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-13593-5_11

Mtewa, A. G. (Feb, 2019). Phytochemicals as prooxidants, Chapter 24. In Phytochemistry, Vol 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey. 545-556. Print ISBN: 9781771887601, E-Book ISBN: 9780429426193, Link

Shah, H., Mtewa, A. G., Egbuna, C., Godwin, A., and Sesaazi, D. C. (Feb, 2019). Biotechnology Approach to the Production of Phytochemicals: An Introduction. Chapter 6 In Phytochemistry, Vol 3: Marine, Industrial, and Advances. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey. Print ISBN: 9781771887618 E-Book ISBN: 9780429426155 Link

Shahira M. Ezzat., Mahitab H. El Bishbishy., Angelo Mark P. Walag and Andrew G. Mtewa. (2019) FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria and steps: problems and way forward. In book: Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery. Publisher: Elsevier, p39-63. Print ISBN: 9780128178904, E-Book ISBN: 9780128178911 Link


Andrew G Mtewa, Tamirat Bekele, Annu Amanjot. From Toxins to Drugs: Chemistry and Pharmacology of Animal Venom and other Secretions. On J Complement & Alt Med. 1(1): 2019. DOI: DOI: 10.33552/OJCAM.2019.01.000505

Baguma, A.,  Musinguzi, B., Mpeirwe, M.  and Bazira, J. (2019) Clindamycin Resistance among Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Human and Respective House- hold Swine in Greater Kabale   Region South Western Uganda. Advances in Infectious Diseases, 9, 285-294. DOI: 10.4236/aid.2019.94022

Gumisiriza, H., Birungi, G., Olet, E. A., & Sesaazi, C. D. (2019). Medicinal plant species used by local communities around Queen Elizabeth National Park, Maramagambo Central Forest Reserve and Ihimbo Central Forest Reserve, South western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 111926,
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2019.111926, Abstract

Hilda Ikiriza, Patrick Engeu Ogwang, Emanuel L. Peter, Okella Hedmon, Casim Umba Tolo, Muwonge Abubaker & Ali Abdalla Mai Abdalla | David Popovich (Reviewing editor) (2019) Dioscorea bulbifera, a highly threatened African medicinal plant, a review, Cogent Biology, 5:1, DOI: 10.1080/23312025.2019.1631561

Ibrahim Chikowe*, Moira Mnyenyembe, Stuart Jere, Andrew G Mtewa, John Mponda, Fanuel Lampiao. (2019). An Ethnomedicinal Survey of Indigenous Knowledge on Medicinal Plants in the Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba, Malawi. Current Traditional Medicine. DOI : 10.2174/2215083805666190821104434

Julius Tumusiime, Casim Umba Tolo, Marie-Claire Dusabe & Christian Albrecht (2019) Reliability of the Tanzania river scoring system (TARISS) macroinvertebrate index of water quality: a case study of the river Mpanga system, Uganda, Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 34:1, 541-557, DOI: 10.1080/02705060.2019.1631895

Madico G, Vinhas S, Orr B, White L, Gaeddert M, Miller NS, Mpeirwe M, et al. (2019) Further evidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the sputum of culture-negative pulmonary tuberculosis suspects using an ultrasensitive molecular assay. Tuberculosis 116:1-7. DOI: 10.1016/

Musinguzi, B., Kabajulizi, I., Mpeirwe, M., Turugurwa, J. and Kabanda, T. (2019) Incidence and Etiology of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection among Admitted Patients at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, South Western Uganda. Advances in Infectious Diseases, 9, 183-196. DOI: 10.4236/aid.2019.93014

Serawit Deyno, Andrew G. Mtewa, Abiy Abebe, Ariya Hymete, Eyasu Makonnen, Joel Bazira, Paul E. Alele, (2019), Essential oils as topical anti-infective agents: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Volume 47, 2019, ISSN 0965-2299, DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.102224.

Serawit Deyno, Kassahun Eneyewb, Sisay Seyfeb, Naasson Tuyiringirea, Emanuel L. Petera, Rekik Ashebir Muluyee, Casim Umba Tolo, Patrick Engeu Ogwanga, (2019) Efficacy and safety of cinnamon in type 2 diabetes mellitus and pre-diabetes patients: A meta-analysis and meta-regression, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Volume 156, 107815, DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2019.107815

Yap Boum, Dan Nyehangane, Augusto E Llosa, Nicolas Saliez, Deborah Nanjebe, Elizabeth Kemigisha, Remi N Charrel, Emmanuel Baron, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Anne-Laure Page. (2019), Utility of Clinical and Laboratory Decision Rules in Identifying Bacterial Meningitis Among Children with Suspicion of Central Nervous System Infections in a Malaria-Endemic Area, Mbarara, Uganda,  Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 06;38(6):e131-e133. DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002185

Publications 2018


Elizabeth Kemigisha, Deborah Nanjebe, Yap Boum, Céline Langendorf, Said Aberrane, Dan Nyehangane, Fabienne Nackers, Yolanda Mueller Rémi, Charrel Richard A, Murphy Anne-Laure Page, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire. (2018). Antimicrobial treatment practices among Ugandan children with suspicion of central nervous system infection. PLoS One 2018 9;13(10), DOI:  10.1371/journal.pone.0205316

Joseph Ngonzi, Lisa M Bebell, Joel Bazira, Yarine Fajardo, Dan Nyehangane, Yap Boum, Deborah Nanjebe, Adeline Boatin, Jerome Kabakyenga, Yves Jacquemyn, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Laura E Riley. (2018). Risk Factors for Vaginal Colonization and Relationship between Bacterial Vaginal Colonization and In-Hospital Outcomes in Women with Obstructed Labor in a Ugandan Regional Referral Hospital. Int J Microbiol 2018, DOI:  10.1155/2018/6579139

Mtewa AG, Ngwira K, Lampiao F, Weisheit A, Tolo CU, et al. (2018) Fundamental Methods in Drug Permeability, pKa, LogP and LogDx Determination. J Drug Res Dev 4(2), DOI: 10.16966/2470-1009.146, Full text PDF

Deyno, S., Fekadu, S. & Seyfe, S. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of coagulase negative staphylococci clinical isolates from Ethiopia: a meta-analysis. BMC Microbiol 18, 43 (2018), ISSN: 1471-2180 DOI: 10.1186/s12866-018-1188-6,  Full text PDF

Kennedy Kassaza, Darwin J Operario, Dan Nyehangane, K C Coffey, Mary Namugosa, Lena Turkheimer, Patrick Ojuka, Patrick OrikirizaJuliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Frederick Byarugaba, Joel Bazira, Jennifer L Guler, Christopher C Moore, Yap Boum. (2018). Detection of Plasmodium Species by High-Resolution Melt Analysis of DNA from Blood Smears Acquired in Southwestern Uganda.  J Clin Microbiol 2018 01 26;56(1). Epub 2017 Dec 26. DOI: 10.1128%2FJCM.01060-17

Mtewa, AG., Deyno, S., Ngwira, K., Lampiao, F., Peter, EL., Ahovegbe, LY., Ogwang, PE., & Sesaazi, DC. (2018). Drug-like properties of anticancer molecules elucidated from Eichhornia crassipes. Journal of Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry. 7 (5). 2017-2079. Abstract  Full Text

Muhumuza Allan, Catherine Atuhaire, Musisi Nathan, Francis Ejobi, Samuel Nambile Cumber. (2018) Bacterial contamination of Ugandan paper currency notes possessed by food vendors around Mulago Hospital complex, Uganda: The Pan African Medical Journal. 25/10/2018 ;31:143. DOI: 10.1007/s10096-018-3272-0

Namuli, A. Bazira, J.,  Tolo, CU., Ogwang, EP. (2018): A review of various efforts to increase artemisinin and other antimalarial compounds in Artemisia Annua L plant, Cogent Biology, 4 (1), DOI: 10.1080/23312025.2018.1513312, Full Text

Namunana, S., Lutoti, S., Nyamaizi, G., Agaba, G., Apun, I., Ssebunnya, C., Tenywa, M., Wangalwa, R., Kaggwa, B., Fadhiru, P., Kamba, D., & Musoke, M. (2018). Development and Validation of a Wound Healing Herbal Ointment from Extracts of Bidens pilosa and Aloe barbadensis. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Research. 2 (2), 322-38. Abstract,  Full Text

Okella, H., Aber, J., Kevin, TK., Kato, CD., & Ogwang, PE. (2018). Fish mucus: a neglected reservoir for antimicrobial peptides. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (AJPRD). 6 (4). DOI: 10.22270/ajprd.v6i4.389, Full Text

Patrick Orikiriza, Margaret Nansumba, Dan Nyehangane, Mathieu Bastard, Ivan Taremwa Mugisha, Denis Nansera, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Yap Boum, Elias Kumbakumba, Maryline Bonnet. (2018). Xpert MTB/RIF diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis from sputum and stool samples in a high TB-HIV-prevalent setting. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Aug 8;37(8):1465-1473, DOI: 10.1007/s10096-018-3272-0

Peter, EL., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Kasali, FM., Nagendrappa, PB., Sesaazi, D., Tolo, CU., & Ogwang, PE. (2018). Safety and efficacy of Momordica charantia Linnaeus in pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. BMC systematic reviews,7 (192), 1-7. DOI: 10.1186/s13643-018-0847-x, Full Text

Peter, EL., Kasali, FM., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Nagendrappa, PB., Tolo, CU., Ogwang, PE., & Sesaazi, D. (2018). Momordica charantia L. lowers elevated glycaemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.10.033Full Text

Richard Migisha, Dan Nyehangane, Yap Boum, Anne-Laure Page, Amaia Zúñiga-Ripa, Raquel Conde-Álvarez, Fred Bagenda, Maryline Bonnet. Prevalence and risk factors of brucellosis among febrile patients attending a community hospital in south western Uganda. Sci Rep 8, 15465 (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-33915-9

Tuyiringire, N., Tusubira, D., Munyampundu, J.-P., Tolo, C. U., Muvunyi, C. M., & Ogwang, P. E. (2018). Application of metabolomics to drug discovery and understanding the mechanisms of action of medicinal plants with anti-tuberculosis activity. Clinical and Translational Medicine, 7(1), 29. DOI: 10.1186/s40169-018-0208-3, Full Text

Sandra Namunana, Stephen Lutoti, Grace Nyamaizi, Gerald Agaba, Irene Apun, Charles Ssebunnya, Gladys Mercy Tenywa, Raphael Wangalwa, Bruhan Kaggwa, Pakoyo Fadhiru Kamba, David Musoke-Muweke, Patrick Ogwang Engeu (2018) Formulation, Development and Validation of a Wound Healing Herbal Ointment from Extracts of Bidens pilosa and Aloe barbadensis, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Research, 18.08.2018, DOI: 10.26502/jppr.0008

Book Chapter

Mtewa, A. G. and Amanjot, A. (2018). Analytical Techniques in elemental profiling, Chapter 14. In Phytochemistry, Vol  1: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey.367-380. Hard Copy ISBN: 9781771887595, E-Book ISBN: 9780429426193

Publications 2017

Atukunda, EC., Mugyenyi, GR., Ngonzi, J., Boatin, A., & Wylie, BJ. Functionality and acceptability of a wireless fetal heart rate monitoring device in term pregnant women in rural Southwestern Uganda. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17 (178). DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1361-1, Full Text

Bamuwamye, M., Ogwok, P., Tumuhairwe, V., Eragu, R., Nakisozi, H., & Ogwang, PE. (2017). Dietary Content and Potential Health Risks of Metals in Commercial Black. Journal of Food Research. 6 (6). 1-12. DOI 10.5539/jfr.v6n6p1, Full Text

Cissy, N., Ogwang, PE., Onegi, B., Anyama, N., & Matu, E. (2017). A Potential Herbal Artemisinin Combination Treatment against Malaria. BJPR. 14 (3).1-7. DOI:  10.9734/BJPR/2016/29555, Full Text

Ogwang, PE., Angupale, JR., Oloro, J., & Baruga E. (2017). Wound Healing Property and Phytochemical Analysis of Zanthoxylum Species from Uganda. JPRI. 20 (3). 1-9. DOI : 10.9734/JPRI/2017/36766,  Full Text

Ogwang, PE., Michael, B., Patrick, O., Vivian, T., Richard, E., & Henriettah, N. (2017). Human Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Kampala (Uganda) Drinking Water. Journal of Food Research 6 (4). 6-16. DOI: 10.5539/jfr.v6n4p6, Full Text

Engoru T, Kainza EJ, Inyani JK, Buligwanga S, Munanura EI, Kalidi R, Mugisha M, Adome OR, Anyama N, Kamba PF, Kaggwa Bruhan (2017) Efficacy of a syrup formulated from combined extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Musa paradisiaca for management of type 2 diabetes, African Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, African Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Volume 8(2): 71-80; Nov/Dec 2016, 01.01.2017, Link

Ndayazi D, Kasali FM, Ngoupayo J, Yassa PY, Kabangu JMVT. Phytochemical screening and antibacterial properties of hydroalcoholic and ethanolic extracts from Brassica olerea L. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy 2017; 7(12 version 1): 38-43. 19.12.2017, Link

Fokunang CN, Mushagalusa FK, Tembe-Fokunang E, Ngoupayo J, Ngameni B, Njinkio LN, Kadima JN, Kechia FA, Atogho-Tiedeu B, Mbacham WF, Ngadjui BT. Phytochemical and zootechnical studies of Physalis peruviana L. leaves exposured to streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy 2017; 9(8):123-130. 31.08.2017, DOI: 10.5897/JPP2016.0418

Gbolo BZ, Tshibangu DST, Memvanga P, Bongo GN, Kasali FM, Ngbolua KN, Lokoki FL, Mpiana PT. Assessment of the efficacy and tolerance of Drepanoalpha® in the management of sickle cell disease in Kinshasa (DR. Congo): about ten cases. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports 2017; 9(2): 1-10, 2017. NLM ID: 101648033. 26.05.2017, DOI: 10.9734/IJMPCR/2017/33658

Gbolo BZ, Asamboa LS, Bongo GN, Tshibangu DST, Kasali FM, Memvanga PB, Ngbolua KN, Mpiana PT. Bioactivity and chemical analysis of Drepanoalpha®: An anti-sickle cell anemia poly-herbal formula from Congo-Kinshasa. American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics 2017; 5:1. Link

Gbolo BZ, Tshibangu DST, Asamboa LT, Bongo GN, Kasali FM, Feza VB, Ngbolua KN, and Mpiana PT. Sickle cell anemia therapeutic approach based on Drepanoalpha®: About 34 cases. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research 2017; 4(2): 1-8. 04.12.2017, DOI: 10.9734/JOCAMR/2017/37350

Publications 2016

Madico G, Mpeirwe M, White L, Vinhas S,Orr B, Orikiriza P, et al. (2016) Detection and Quantification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Sputum of Culture-Negative HIV-infected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Suspects: A Proof-of-Concept Study. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158371. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158371

Ogwang, PE., Nattabi, H., & Nkwangu, D. (2016). Rumex usambarensis (Dammer) Leaf and Stem Extract Effect on Body Weight and Lipid. British Journal of Pharmaceutical.13 (2).1-7. DOI: 10.9734/BJPR/2016/27409Full Text

Twagiramaria, F. and Tolo, C. (2016) Climate Variability and Soil Nutrients Status along Altitudinal Gradient in Kigezi Highlands, Southwestern Uganda. Natural Resources, 7, 1-22. DOI: 10.4236/nr.2016.71001