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Dr. Ironya Ogar




Lecturer II


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About Dr. Ironya Ogar

Dr. Ironya Ogar is a Lecturer II in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Calabar. She is a graduate of University of Calabar (BSc, PhD Pharmacological Biochemistry) and The University of Nottingham (MSc Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship). She was awarded the Wyatt Technology UK Prize for attaining the highest overall mark and graduating as the best student on the MSc degree course in The University of Nottingham. Dr. Ogar is passionate about adding value to the quality of human lives through academic research that will eventually lead to development of new medicines and vaccines to prevent, cure and eradicate diseases and life threatening conditions. Some of her research findings are published in reputable local and international journals. Presently, Dr. Ogar is serving as the examination officer in the Department of Biochemistry. She is a member of Nigerian society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria and Royal Society of Chemists, UK.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
B.Sc. BiochemistryUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20072012
M.Sc. Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and EntrepreneurshipUniversity of Nottingham, UK20132014
PhD Pharmacological BiochemistryUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20152017

S/N Publication
Ogar, I., Egbung, G. E., Nna, V. U., Atangwho, I. J., & Itam, E. (2019). Hyptis verticillata jacq attenuates dyslipidaemia, oxidative stress and hepato-renal damage instreptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Life Sciences, 219, 283-293.
Ogar, I., Egbung, G. E., Nna, V. D., Iwara, I. A. & Itam, E. (2018). Anti-hyperglycaemic potential of Hyptis verticillata jacq in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 107, 1268 – 1276.
Egbung, G.E., Anosike, C., Utu-Baku, B. A., Ogar, I. & Nna, V. D. (2017). Phytochemical evaluation and GC-MS analysis of Hyptis verticillata cultivated in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 47, 2548-2759.
Iwara, I. A., Igile, G. O., Ogar, I. P., Mboso, O. E., Ujong, U. P., Eyong, E. U. & Ebong. P. E. (2014). Anti-lipidemic effect of combined leaf extract of moringa oleifera and peristrophe bicalyculata in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Pharmacology & Pharmacy, 5, 340-348.

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