Dr Margaret Ilomuanya

Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology,
Faculty of Pharmacy,
University of Lagos

Dr. Ilomuanya holds a B.Pharm in Pharmacy from University of Lagos and PhD in Pharmaceutic and Pharmaceutical Technology also from the University of Lagos. She was a predoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham in 2011 and a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. She was a JEIVEN fellow at the Centre for Biomedical Research Population Council NY in 2020.

Dr. Ilomuanya has authored and co-authored over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is the recipient of both international and national grants. She is a product developer, and currently carries out pre-clinical testing for dermatological formulations. Several of her published work includes Artificial neural network for optimizing the formulation of curcumin-loaded liposomes from statistically designed experiments and Enzyme Responsive Vaginal Microbicide Gels Containing Maraviroc and Tenofovir Microspheres Designed for Acid Phosphatase-Triggered Release for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV-1 etc. At the University of Lagos, she teaches Pharmaceutics and novel Drug delivery technologies and leverages on her research which is focused on translating laboratory findings to patient use.

Graduate Msc Students and the PI carrying out research on biomaterials for vaginal drug delivery


Name Position Year
Ekama, Sabdat Ozichu (Graduate/PhD) 2018 -2022
Amajuoyi, Nkiruka Joyce (Graduate/PhD) 2018 -2022
Ibilola Cardoso-Daodu (Graduate/PhD) 2018 -2022
Chiamak Anyachebelu (Graduate/MSc) 2021 -2022
Zainab (Graduate/MSc) 2021 -2022
Bassey Peace Ofanabasi Okon (Graduate/MSc) 2021 -2022
Deborah Ogundemuren (Graduate/MSc) 2021 -2022

Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Seriki, Zynab Adeola(Graduate/MSc)(2018 – 2019)
Nmesirione Bright Ugochukwu (Graduate/MSc) 2022
Ukachukwu, Chinwendu Genevive (Graduate/MSc) (2015 – 016)
Ogbewele, Eigbokhan Gilbert (Graduate/MSc) (2015 – 2016)
Okonkwo, Eucharia Ogechukwu (Graduate/MSc) (2015 – 2017)
Akande, Gbemisola Wasilat (Graduate/MSc) (2016 – 2017)
Oforkaja, Chukwuemeka Anthony (Graduate/MSc (2016 – 2017)
Adebona, Adannaya Charity (Graduate/MSc) (2017 – 2018)
Elesho, Rashidat Folashade (Graduate/MSc) (2017 – 2018)
Elesho, Rashidat Folashade (Graduate/MSc) (2017 – 2018)
Onwubuya Chukwuebuka Philip (Graduate/MSc) (2017 – 2018)
Wuraola Olaitan Samuel (Graduate/MSc) (2017 – 2018)
Ayotunde, Hameedat (Graduate/MSc) (2018 – 2019)
Okafor, Prosper Sopuluchukwu (Graduate/MSc) (2018 – 2019)
Adenokun, Emmanuella Gbade (Graduate/MSc) (2018 – 2019)
University of Lagos, Faculty of Engineering
Odili, Chiosa Cletus(Graduate/PhD)2020 – 2022
Ojo,Olusola Emmanuel (Graduate/PhD) 2020 – 2022