Book Chapters

Book Title: Scars and Keloids

Margaret O. Ilomuanya, Ibilola M. Cardoso-Daodu, Uloma N. Ubani-Ukoma and Adannaya C. Adebona. Polymeric Biomaterials for Wound Healing Incorporating Plant Extracts and Extracellular Matrix Components

Imprint: InTech Open
Published Date: July 8th 2021

Book Title: : Nano - and Micro -Encapsulation – Techniques and Applications

Ndidi C. Ngwuluka, Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit, Onyinye J. Uwaezuoke, Joan O. Erebor, Margaret O. Ilomuanya, Riham R. Mohamed, Soliman M.A. Soliman, Mahmoud H. Abu Elella and Noura A.A. Ebrahim. Natural Polymers in Micro- and Nanoencapsulation for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications: Part II – Polysaccharides and Proteins

Imprint: InTech Open
Published Date: January 4th 2021

Book Title: Biopolymer Based Formulations

Ilomuanya M.O.: Hydrogels as biodegradable biopolymer formulations. In: Biopolymer-Based Formulations. Elsevier, Cambridge 2020, 561–585

Paperback ISBN: 9780128168974
Imprint: Elsevier Published Date: 17th January 2020

Book Title: Advanced Functional Materials

Samson O. Adeosun, Margaret O. Ilomuanya, Oluwashina P. Gbenebor, Modupeola O. Dada and Cletus C. Odili. Biomaterials for Drug Delivery: Sources, Classification, Synthesis, Processing, and Application.

Imprint: InTech Open
Published Date: 25th August 2020

Book Title: Nano - and Micro - Encapsulation - Techniques and Applications

Ndidi C. Ngwuluka, Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit, Onyinye J. Uwaezuoke, Joan O. Erebor, Margaret O. Ilomuanya, Riham R. Mohamed, Soliman M. A. Soliman, Mahmoud H. Abu Elella and Noura A. A. Ebrahim. Natural Polymers in Micro- and Nanoencapsulation for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications: Part I: Lipids and Fabrication Techniques IntechOpen

Imprint: InTech Open
Published Date: December 29th 2020

Journal Articles

Ilomuanya MO, Enwuru NV, Adenokun E, Fatunmbi A, Adeluola A, Igwilo CI. (2022) Chitosan-Based Microparticle Encapsulated acinetobacter baumanniiPhage Cocktail in Hydrogel Matrix for the Management of Multidrug Resistant Chronic Wound Infection. Turk J Pharm Sci 2022; 19:187-195.

Cardoso-Daodu, I.M., Ilomuanya, M.O., Amenaghawon, A.N., Azubuike C.P (2022) Artificial neural network for optimizing the formulation of curcumin-loaded liposomes from statistically designed experiments. Prog Biomater (2022). 

Ilomuanya M, Amaeze O, Umeche C, Mbata U, Shonekan O, Olajide A (2022) Direct Medical Cost of Treating Substance Use Disorders in Two Tertiary Hospitals in South-West, Nigeria: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Addiction, vol. 2022, Article ID 6320141, 8, 

Ekama, S.O.; Ilomuanya, M.O.; Azubuike, C.P.; Ayorinde, J.B.; Ezechi, O.C.; Igwilo, C.I.; Salako, B.L. (2022) Enzyme Responsive Vaginal Microbicide Gels Containing Maraviroc and Tenofovir Microspheres Designed for Acid Phosphatase-Triggered Release for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV-1: A Comparative Analysis of a Bigel and Thermosensitive Gel. Gels 2022, 8, 15. 

Odili, C., Sekunowo, I. O., Ilomuanya, M. O., Gbenebor, O. P., & Adeosun, S. O. (2022). Strength, Water Absorption, Thermal and Antimicrobial Properties of a Biopolymer Composite Wound Dressing. Journal of Casting & Materials Engineering, 6(1), 22–32. 

Ojo O.E, Sekunowo I.O, Ilomuanya M.O,Gbenebor O.P, Adeosun S. A. (2022) Structural and Morphological Evaluations of Natural Hydroxyapatite from Calcined Animal Bones for Biomedical Applications Journal of Casting & Materials Engineering 6 (1):14–21   

Ubani-Ukoma UN, Ilomuanya MO, Amos SI, Aboh M, Katibi OS, Azubuike CP, Salawu OA. Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Topical Gels Containing Acalypha wilkesiana. Trop J Nat Prod Res. 2021; 5(5):1470-1477. 

Ayanlowo O, Cole-Adeife O, Ilomuanya M, Ebie C, Adegbulu A, Ezeanyache O, Odiase O, Ikebudu V, Akanbi B. (2021) African Oils in Dermatology. Dermatologic Therapy. 30:e14968.  

Ekama SO, Ilomuanya MO, Azubuike CP, Bamidele TA, Fowora MA, Aina OO, Ezechi OC, Igwilo CI. (2021) Mucoadhesive Microspheres of Maraviroc and Tenofovir Designed for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV-1: An in vitro Assessment of the Effect on Vaginal Lactic Acid Bacteria Microflora. HIV/ AIDS – Research and Palliative Care. 13:399-413


Kola-Mustapha A. T, Ubani-UkomaU, Ilomuanya  O and Nnamani P.O (2021) The COVID-19 response in Nigeria: Adequate protection of a fragile healthcare delivery system. Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy 55 (1): 13-19   

Ayanlowo, O., Ebie, C., Cole – Adeife, O., Ilomuanya, M. and Adegbulu, A. (2021), Shea Butter As Skin, Scalp and Hair Moisturiser in Nigerians. Dermatologic Therapy. e14863. 

Oiseoghaede J.O., Oyawaluja A.A., Odukoya O.A., Ilomuanya M.O, Yinusa O.I, Raji O.K. (2021) Formulation and Antioxidant Activity Evaluation of Spondias mombin-Abelmoschus esculentusMucilage Emulsion. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal l 24(1): 17-25 

Oiseoghaede, J. O., Oyawaluja, A. A., Odukoya, O. A., Ilomuanya, M. O., Raji, O. K. (2021). Formulation and evaluation of effect of mucilage of Corchorus olitorius leaves on antioxidant activity of Spondias mombin extract. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Science Research,10(2), 33-40. Retrieved from

Ojo, O., Sekunowo, I., Ilomuanya, M.,Gbenebor, P., & Adeosun, S. (2021). Compositions and thermo-chemical analysis of bovine and caprine bones. Kufa Journal of Engineering, 12(3), 56–68. 

Cardoso-Daodu I, Azubuike C.P.,Ilomuanya, M.O. (2021). Hydrogels for management of chronic wound healing. World Journal of Biology Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 05(03), 095–104

Ilomuanya, M.O.,Ayanlowo O., Ubani-Ukoma U.N., Ologunagba M.O., Odafi R., Nwakanma U. (2020). Safety evaluation of different variants of a topically applied toilet soap range using skin irritancy testing methods in the Nigerian population. Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology 2(1): 40-45 .

Ilomuanya, M.O.,Hameedat, A.T., Akang, E.N., Ekama, S.O., Silva, B.O., Akanmu A.S. (2020). Development and evaluation of mucoadhesive bigel containing tenofovir and maraviroc for HIV prophylaxis. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 6, 81 (2020). 

Ilomuanya, M.O ,Onwubuya, C , Amenaghawon, A . (2020). Development and optimization of antioxidant polyherbal cream using artificial neural network aided response surface methodology. Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology, 1(2),46-53 

Amajuoyi J.N., Ilomuanya M.O, Asantewaa-Osei Y, Azubuike CP, Adeosun S.O, Igwilo CI. (2020) Development of electrospun keratin / Co Enzyme Q10 / Poly vinyl alcohol nanofibrous scaffold containing mupirocin as potential dressing for infected wounds. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 6, 25 

Ilomuanya M.O, Okafor P.S., Amajuoyi J.N., Onyejekwe J., Okubanjo O.O., Adeosun S.O., Silva B.O. (2020) Polylactic acid-based electrospun fiber and Hyaluronic acid- valsartan hydrogel scaffold for chronic wound healing. Beni Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 9:31 

Ilomuanya M.O,Adebona A.C., Wang W., Sowemimo A.A., Eziegbo C., Silva B.O., Adeosun S.O., Joubert, E., De Beer, D. (2020) Development and characterization of collagen-based electrospun scaffolds containing silver sulphadiazine and Aspalathus linearis extract for potential wound healing applications. SN Applied Sciences 2, 881. 

Elegbede, R.D., Ilomuanya, M. O.,Sowemimo, A.A., Nneji, A., Joubert, E., De Beer, D., Koekemoer, T., van de Venter, M. (2020) Effect of fermented and green Aspalathus linearis extract loaded hydrogel on surgical wound healing in Sprague Dawley rats. Wound Medicine, 29, 100186, ISSN 2213-9095,

Ilomuanya M.O, Elesho R., Amenaghawon, A., Adetuyi, A., Velusamy, V., Akanmu, S. (2020). Development of trigger sensitive hyaluronic acid/palm oil-based organogel for in vitro release of HIV/AIDS microbicides using artificial neural networks. Future J Pharm Sci 6, 1 

Ilomuanya M.O, Ekerebe Z., Cardoso- Daodu I., Sowemimo A.A. (2020) Formulation and Evaluation of sunscreen cream using Detarium senegalenseoil as base. Tropical Journal of natural products research 4(4):141-145. 

Ilomuanya M.O., Seriki Z. A., Ubani-Ukoma U.N., Oseni A. O., Silva B.O. (2020). Silver sulphadiazine- xanthan gum- hyaluronic acid composite hydrogel for wound healing: Formulation development and in vivo evaluation. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 16 (1): 21-29 

Ilomuanya, M.O.,Oforkaja A.C (2020). Formulation and Characterization of Palm Olein/Caprylic triglycerides ester based emulgel for topical use. African Journal of Pharmaceutical Research & Development 12 (2): 172-180

Odimegwu J.O., Babatunde A., Sodeinde M., Ilomuanya, M.O. (2020) Re-thinking Metronidazole: Anti-microbial Synergism of Hexane Extracts of Garcinia kolaand Aframomum melegueta Journal of Advances in microbiology 20(6), 83-93. 

Odimegwu, JI, Adegbaju, BE and Ilomuanya, M.O. (2020). Citrutox® Hand Sanitizer – An Innovative Essential Oil and Alcohol-Based Sanitizer for preventing COVID-19 infections. Journal of Basic and Social Pharmacy Research, 1: S28-S41. ISSN: 2705-3245

Ilomuanya M.O.,Ubani-Ukoma U.N., Sowemimo A.A., Akande G.W., Kunal P. (2020) Formulation and evaluation of detarium oil based organogel for sustained release via topical delivery. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioresources 17(2), 96-104 

Nwaiwu, O., Olatunde, F.A., Harrison, N.E., Ilomuanya, M.O. and Oduniyi, O.A. (2019) Evaluation of Adherence to Nevirapine for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission amongst Infants of HIV Positive Mothers in the First 6 Weeks of Life in Lagos Nigeria. World Journal of AIDS, 9, 70-84.

Ilomuanya M.O., Adeyinka O., Aghaizu C., Cardoso- Daodu I., Akhimien T., Ajayi T., Odimegwu J. (2019) Co-formulation and characterization of gentamicin loaded alkyl acrylate cross polymer hydrogel infused with ethanol extract of Tetracarpidium conophorumimpregnated on gauze sponge for wound dressing. Wound Healing Southern Africa 12(1):8-14

Ubani Ukoma U, Silva BO, Okubanjo OO, Aribaba OT, Ilomuanya MO, Igbokwe NH. (2019) In vitroRelease from Antibiotic-loaded Silicone Hydrogel Contact lenses for the 3 Treatment of ocular bacterial infections Nig. J. Pharm. Res. 15 (1) 1-8

Nwaiwu O, Akinwunmi A, Okomayin G, Harrison NE, Ilomuanya MO. (2019) Evaluation of Co-trimoxazole adherence in infants of HIV positive mothers aged 6 weeks to 6 months in Lagos Nigeria. Nigerian Hospital Practice 23(1-3):20-25

Ilomuanya M.O., Akhimien T., Aghaizu C., Adeyinka O., Ajayi T.  (2018) Polyherbal Antioxidant Topical Preparation Comprising Ethanol Extract of Tetracarpidium conophorumand Ocimum gratissimum: Formulation and Evaluation. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 17(2): 213-219.

Ilomuanya M. O., Ogbewele G. E, Osei Y., Ubani-Ukoma U., Sowemimo A. (2018) Optimisation of clotrimazole emulgel using essential oils of Citrus sinensisand Zingiber officinale as permeation enhancers. West Africa Journal of Pharmacy 29 (2) 19 – 33 

Ilomuanya M. O., Ajayi T., Cardoso-Daodu I., Akhimien T., Aghaizu C., Adeyinka O. (2018) Formulation and evaluation of polyherbal antioxidant face cream using ethanolic extract of psidium guajavaand ocimum gratissimum Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 14 (1) pp 61-68

Ilomuanya M.O., Amenaghawon N.A., Odimegwu J., Okubanjo O.O., Aghaizu C., Adeyinka O., Akhimien T., Ajayi T. (2018) Formulation and optimization of gentamicin hydrogel infused with tetracarpidium conophorumextract via Central composite design for topical delivery. Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 15(3):319-327 

Okubanjo O.O, Nonso-Sylver U., Ojo S., Ilomuanya M.O.(2018) Formulation of antimicrobial cream from the leaves and bark of Lannea welwitschii for wound healing. West African Journal of Pharmacy  29 (1) 23-34

Ilomuanya, M. O., Ukachukwu, C.G., Okubanjo O. O. (2017) Effect short term of concomitant use of polyherbal mixture on the bioavailability of protease inhibitors and organ damage in a Wistar® rat model. Tropical Journal of Natural product research November 1(5):203-208. 

Ilomuanya M.O. , Ohere, A. F., Zubair, S. Ubani-Ukoma U. (2017). Evaluation of adsorption capacities of acetaminophen unto varying dosage forms of activated charcoal available in Lagos Nigeria via in vitro adsorption studies and scanning electron microscopy. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 16 (5): 1105-1112 

Ilomuanya, M. O., Okubanjo O. O, Azubuike C.P., Oguntibeju A. (2017) Evaluation of the frequency of use of herbal drugs with concomitant administration of highly active antiretroviral therapy and its effect on medication adherence in two health care facilities in south western Nigeria  Journal of AIDS and HIV research. Vol. 9(1), 8-16 2017. 

Ilomuanya M.O., Billa N., Uboh C, Ifudu N. D., Igwilo C. (2017) Formulation And Characterization Of Activated Charcoal And Metronidazole Layered Tablets  And Evaluation Of The in vivoPerformance Of  Metronidazole – Activated Charcoal Formulation In Sprague Dawley® Rat Model Infected With Escherichia Coli O157:H7. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Vol. 8(1): 45-59

Ilomuanya M.O., Billa N., Ifudu N. D., Igwilo C. (2017) The effect of pore size and morphology of activated charcoal prepared from midribs of Elaeis guineensison adsorption of poisons using metronidazole and Escherichia coli O157:H7 as a case study. Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure 5: 32–35 

Bassey-Akamune F.U., IlomuanyaO. (2017) Short term Medical Mission: Serving the underserved patients in South southern Nigeria. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology Vol. 9(2), pp. 24-30 

Justine A, Ilomuanya MO. (2016) Securing the pharmaceutical supply chain: a study of the use of mobile authentication service (MAS) among the Nigerian populace utilizing antimalarials. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 10(39), 839-848, 2016 

Okorie O., Azubuike C.P., Ilomuanya M.O., Ubani-Ukoma U.C. (2016) Comparative in vitro and in vivo Bioequivalence Analysis of some Brands of film coated Atorvastatin (a BCS Class II Compound) tablets marketed in Nigeria. Journal of Reports in Pharmaceutical Sciences 5(2) 112-121

Ogedengbe O.T, Ilomuanya M.O., Ologunagba O.M (2015) A comparative study on the dissolution profiles / Equivalent assessment of some the generics of Aceclofenac tablets available in Lagos Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Science Research 4(3): 1-9

Ilomuanya M.O., Uboh C., Ciallella J., Li X., Liu Y., Ifudu N.D., Azubuike C.P., Igwilo C. (2015) Analysis of metronidazole in equine plasma using liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry and high-resolution accurate mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry  29(8) 753–763. 

Ilomuanya, M. O., Mbaneme N. A., Okubanjo O.O., Ofokansi, K.C. (2015). In vitro equivalence studies / comparative assessment of generic metronidazole tablets commercially available in Lagos, Nigeria. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2015; 7(3): 196-205

Ilomuanya M.O., Kalu C., Nnakebe C., Achonu L.C.,Ifudu N.D., Ette E., Odulaja J.O. (2012) Survey of first line therapy for uncomplicated Malaria in compliance with malaria policy change in a faith-based hospital in Lagos Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 1(2) 1-9

Ilomuanya M. O., Ifudu N. D., Odulaja J., Igwilo C. (2012). Assessment of the effect of base type and surfactant on the release properties and kinetics of Paracetamol suppositories. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 4(6): 3280-3286.

Ilomuanya M. O., Ifudu N. D., Uboh C. (2011) The use of metronidazole and activated charcoal in the treatment of diarrhea caused by Escherichia coliin an in vitro pharmacodynamic model. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 5(9), 1292-1296