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Dr. Okot-Asi Thomas Nku-Ekpang




Lecturer II


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About Dr. Okot-Asi Thomas Nku-Ekpang

Dr (Mrs) Okot-Asi Thomas Nku-Ekpang was employed into the University of Calabar in 2008 as an Administrative Assistant. She served in that position for four years before she was converted to academic staff as Assistant Lecturer in 2012 after the completion of her M.Sc. (Physiology) programme with the University of Lagos in 2010. She was later promoted to the rank of Lecturer II in 2015. Dr Nku-Ekpang holds a Ph.D in Physiology obtained from the University of Calabar in 2016. She is a beneficiary of the University of Calabar study fellowship in 2014 which enabled her to complete her PhD programme. Dr Nku-Ekpang has been involved in teaching, research, project supervision and mentoring of undergraduate students for the past seven years. Her main area of specialization is blood physiology with research interest in ameliorating the effect of anaemia using some medicinal plants. She is presently serving her Department as Examinations Officer. She has many publications in reputable local and international journals in her area of specialisation. She is also a regular participant in many local and foreign conferences, workshops and symposia where she has been making presentations. Dr Nku-Ekpang is a member of the Physiological Society of Nigeria.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
first School Leaving CertAunty Margaret International Nursery/Primary School19891996
S.S.C.EFederal Gorverment Girls College Calabar19972002
B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science in Physiology).University 0f Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. 20022006
M.Sc. (Master of Science in Physiology).University Of Lagos , Lagos State, Nigeria.20092010
Ph.DUniversity Of Calabar20122016

S/N Publication
Nku-Ekpang, O. T., Uwagie-Ero, E. A., Beshel, F. N., Asinta, E. L., & Nwaehujor, C. O. (2018). Protective role of Harungana madagascariensis Lam.Ex. Poir(hypericaceae) ethanol leaf extract on Hematology and serum protein levels in phenylhydrazine-induces anaemia. Pharmacologyonline, 2, 161-170.
Nku‑Ekpang, O. T., Ofem, O. E., Oka, V. O., & Jaja, S. I. (2016). Impact of Vitamins C and E supplement on anti‑oxidant enzymes(catalase, superoxide dismutase, and glutathione peroxidase) and lipid peroxidation product (Malondialdehyde levels) in sickle subjects.Tropical journal of medical research, 19(2), 100 - 105.
Nku-Ekpang, O. T., Nwaehujor, C. O., Ofem, O. E., & Ezekiel, J. I. (2015). Effect of Moringa oleifera lam ethanol leaf extract on haematology in phenylhydrazine induced anaemic albino wistar rats. American Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 3(3), 67-73.
Ofem, O. E., Ani, E.J., Okongor, E. Y., Okot-asi, A., Eno, A. E., & Ibu, J. O. (2008). Effect of Viscum album(mistletoe) on some serum enzymes, weight and cytoarchitecture of the liver in high salt loaded Rats.Nigerian Journal of health and biomedical sciences, 7(1), 1-6.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
35th Annual Scientific Conference of the Physiological Society of Nigeria (PSN), held in University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. Nku-Ekpang, O. T. (2015). Antioxidant activities of harungana madagascariensis ethanol leaf extract in Albino wistar rats.2015-09-162015-09-18