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Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paul K. Wainaina with the Phamarcy and Poison Board Members and Kenyatta University Staff from School of Pharmacy. The board visited KU for re-inspection of the University Pharmaceutical Programmes,
Bachelor of Pharmacy curriculum mapping workshop in collaboration with Nottingham University under the SPHEIR project in Naivasha on 8th-10th May 2019,
Students visit to Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS),
Students Practicum in a Medicinal Garden,
The Dean, Dr. Gladys Mwangi with Members of the School in a social event,

Title/Qualifications: PhD (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Kenyatta University, Sept 2011 – Present; MSc (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Nagasaki University, Japan, 2007; BEd (Science) Kenyatta University, 2004
Department/Unit/Section:
Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmaceutics
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 43844- 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization: 
Synthetic Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

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ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2886-8584

Research focus

  • Development of new synthetic routes towards synthesis of biologically active compounds

  • Drug design and Pharmaceutical analysis

Referred Journals

  • Wanzala EN., Gikonyo NK., Murilla G, Githua M, & Hassanali A. (2017).  In vitro and in vivo anti-trypanosomal activities of methanol extract of Azadirachta indica stem-bark. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med., 14 (6): 72-77
  • Sarkar, SM, Wanzala, EN, Shibahara, S, Takahashi, K, Ishihara, J, & Hatakeyama, S. (2010). Formal Synthesis of (+)-Phoslactomycin B. Synfacts, (02), 0134-0134.
  • Sarkar, SM, Wanzala, EN, Shibahara, S, Takahashi, K, Ishihara, J, & Hatakeyama, S. (2009). Enantio-and stereoselective route to the phoslactomycin family of antibiotics: formal synthesis of (+)-fostriecin and (+)-phoslactomycin B. Chemical Communications (39), 5907-5909. 

Books and Books Chapters

  • Wanzala, EN. (2015). Identification of antitrypanosomal constituents of some meliaceae species and screening of selected structural variants by in vitro and in vivo assays.
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