Dr. Promise Emeka, Ph.D

Pharmacologist/Toxicologist @ King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

A Research Scientist in basic/clinical pharmacology and toxicology with multidisciplinary research background since 1993. Expertise in the field of novel preclinical drug evaluation and discovery in both invasive and non-invasive approaches, including drug safety evaluation, therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics studies, reproductive studies. Over 80 research studies have been published in peer reviewed journals and more than 30 abstracts presented in conferences. Successfully completed several research projects funded by various agencies. Currently, working on chemotherapeutic drug cardiovascular toxicity and novel drug discovery from plant sources with the objective of identifying drugs with less toxicity and maximum benefits to patients. Over 30 years of experience in teaching the undergraduate and/or post graduate students. I have also supervised many MSc and PhD students’ projects. Active member of several pharmacological societies and reviewer for several peer reviewed journals in the field of Pharmacology and toxicology.

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College of Clinical Pharmacy, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor

Nottingham Trent University. Nottingham NG11 8NS


ST Luke’s Healthcare, Knightsbridge House Unit, Fareham

Drug Counsellor/ Registered Hospital Manager

Toxicology Unit Department of Pharmacology College of Medicine- University of Lagos, Idi-Araba


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Courses Taught
Research Accomplishment
Research Interest

• Pharmacology (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics) Systems Pharmacology
• CNS Pharmacology
• Chemotherapy
• Toxicology and Pharmacology for Dentist
•Research Seminar and
•Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE1).

• Scopus h Index-6
• Research Publications-70
• Conference Presentations-21
• Book/Chapters-2

• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lagos- Nigeria. (2000)
• Masters of Science (MSc) in Pharmacology and Toxicology. University of Lagos- Nigeria. (1992)
• Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Ibadan- Nigeria. (1983)

1. Secretary, Nigerian Association of Medical Scientists, Lagos Branch (1994-1997)
2. Secretary, WHO Collaboration Centre for traditional Medicine (1995-1998).
3. Editor, WHOCCTM Newsletter (1997-1999)
4. Member, West African Society for Pharmacology Organising Committee- Sokoto Conference (1997)
5. Consultant to Atlantic Waste Management Ltd, Lagos, 1996-2006.
6. Consultant to NAJCO Laboratories, Isolo, Lagos (1998 -2006).
7. Consultant to TPCrest Limited Yaba, Lagos (1999- 2006)
8. Assistant Secretary General. West African Society For Pharmacology (WASP) 2001-2007
9. Member, The institute of Clinical Research (RICR) (W100242)

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Herbal Medicine
Integrative Medicine