Dr. Ugwu Melvin Nnaemeka
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Dr. Ugwu Melvin Nnaemeka

Senior Lecturer
Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Cross River University of Technology, Okuku Campus, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Clinical Biochemistry from University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Medicinal Plants
Biochemical Toxicology
Biochemical Pharmacology
Clinical Biochemistry

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Ugwu, M.N., A.A. Asuk, M.U. Eteng and E.O. Emuru, 2019. Evaluation of impact of some selected plants on haematological parameters of testosterone and estradiol induced benign prostatic hyperplasia adult male rats. Int. Blood Res. Rev., 10.9734/IBRR/2019/v10i130113.
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  2. Ugwu, M.N., M.U. Eteng, W.A. Omang and M.A. Eno, 2018. Effect of Vernonia amygdalina (VA) on oxidative stress status of benign prostatic hyperplasia induced-wistar rats Asian J. Res. Med. Pharma. Sci., 10.9734/AJRIMPS/2018/43112.
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  3. Ugwu, M., M. Mgbekem and M. Eteng, 2018. Evaluation of Ocimum gratissimum leaf extract on lipid profile of experimentally-induced prostatic hyperplasia animal model. J. Adv. Med. Pharm. Sci., 10.9734/JAMPS/2018/43113.
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  4. Nnaemeka, U.M., O.P. Nnamdi, E.M. Ubana and E.M. Akpan, 2018. Protective effects of aqueous extract of Ocimum gratissimum on prostate functions in hormonal induced enlarged prostate in adult rats. Asian J. Res. Biochem., 10.9734/AJRB/2018/42507.
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  5. Nnaemeka, U. M. Achi and E. Ubana, 2018. Effect of aqueous extract of Vernonia amygdalina on biochemical indices of prostate functions in hormonal induced enlarged prostate in rats. J. Complemen. Altern. Me. Res., 6: 1-12.
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  6. Asuk, A.A., K. Dasofunjo, M.N. Ugwu and F.O. Adie, 2018. The haemato-protective effect of Piliostigma thonningii leaf extract on indomethacin-induced gastric mucosa ulcer in rats Int. J. Basic. Clin. Pharmacol., 10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20183014.
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  7. Asuk, A. and M. Ugwu, 2018. Nephrotoprotective effect of Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf) extract on benign prostatic hyperplasia in adult male rats. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 22: 1-9.
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  8. Giri, V.P., O.P. Giri, A. Srivastava, C. Mishra, A. Kumar and S. Kanodia, 2015. A clinical trial of treatment of uncomplicated typhoid fever: efficacy of ceftriaxone-azithromycin combination. Int. J. Basic Clin. Pharmacol., 4: 673-677.
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  9. Yakubu, O.E., O.F.C. Nwodo, P.E. Joshua, M.N. Ugwu, A.D. Odu and F. Okwo, 2014. Fractionation and determination of total antioxidant capacity, total phenolic and total flavonoids contents of aqueous, ethanol and n-hexane extracts of Vitex doniana leaves. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 13: 693-698.
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