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Anya Onu

pharmacist , researcher

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.

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