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Anya Onu

Anya Onu, Nigerian pharmacist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of Non-chemically modified, chemically modified, seeded and unseeded hyaluronic acid hydrogels in the treatment of osteoarthritis(1) and (2) Controlled release formulation from chemically modified and; discovery of un-modified hydrogels based on Carboxymethylcellulose, Alginic acid and Hyaluronic acid hydrogels.

Background

  • Onu, Anya was born on June 20, 1970 in Portharcourt, Nigeria. Son of Egwu and Mercy Egwu Onu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Pharmacy, University Of Jos, Jos, Jos-Plateau State, Nigeria, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy Biomaterials, University Siena, Italy, 2002.

    Career

    • Intern pharmacist Classic Pharmacy and Stores Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria, 1998. Superintendent pharmacist Neumec-Zion Pharmacy Ltd., Abuja, Nigeria, 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of Non-chemically modified, chemically modified, seeded and unseeded hyaluronic acid hydrogels in the treatment of osteoarthritis(1) and (2) Controlled release formulation from chemically modified and. Discovery of un-modified hydrogels based on Carboxymethylcellulose, Alginic acid and Hyaluronic acid hydrogels.

    Membership

    Member Assemblies of God church, Jos, Nigeria, 1987—1990. Member of New York Academy of Sciences (correspondent).

    Connections

    • Married Julieth Igwe Okoro, July 8, 2001. 1 child Rolando Egwu.
    • father: Egwu Onu
    • mother: Mercy Egwu Onu
    • spouse: Julieth Igwe Okoro
    • child: Rolando Egwu Onu
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    Born June 20, 1970
    (age 47)
    Nationality
    • 1998
      University Of Jos
    • 2002
      University Siena
    • 1998
      Intern, pharmacist Classic Pharmacy and Stores Limited
      Lagos, Nigeria, Nigeria
    • 1999
      superintendent pharmacist Neumec-Zion Pharmacy Limited
      Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria