Jeremiah Waweru Gathirwa

Researcher in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry, Kenya Medical Research Institute

PhD. Pharmaceutical Science, Nagasaki University

MSc. Biotechnology, Kenyatta University

BSc. Biochemistry, Kenyatta University

PUBLICATIONS

Preparation, optimization and characterization of primaquine-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles. W.N. Omwoyo, B. Ogutu, F. Oloo, H. Swai, L. Kalombo, P. Melariri, G.M. Maroa, J.W. Gathirwa. International Journal of Nanomedicine, August 11th 2014:9 3865–3874.
Bisbenzylisoquinoline and hasubanane alkaloids from Stephania abyssinica (Dillon & A. Rich) (Menispermeceae). R.A. Omole, J. Gathirwa, H.O. Akalla, H.M. Malebo, A.K. Machocho, A. Hassanali, I.O. Ndiege, Phytochemistry, June 2014, 103:123–128
Evaluation of ethnomedical claims II: Antimalarial activities of Gongronema latifolium root and stem A.C. Adebajo, S.A. Odediran, C.M. Nneji, E.O. Iwalewa, G.M. Rukunga, A.J. Aladesanmi, J.W. Gathirwa, O.G. Ademowo, T.A. Olugbade, T.J. Schmidt, E.J. Verspohl. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants, 2013,19:97–118
Concise Synthesis of Photocleavable Molecular Tag for Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry via Fries Reaction. J.W. Gathirwa and T. Maki. Synthetic Communications. March 7th 2013, 43, 1016-1022
In-vitro Antimicrobial Properties of Methanol extracts of three Medicinal Plants from Kilifi District – Kenya. R. Korir, C. Kimani, J. Gathirwa, M. Wambura and C. Bii. Afr J Health Sci. September 20th, 2012.2012; 20:4-10
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Experience

  • –present
    Researcher in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry, Kenya Medical Research Institute