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Evelyn Asante-Kwatia

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Kumasi General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2011 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Quality control of crude drugs on Ghanaian market Investigation of bio-active natural compounds from Ghanaian medicinal plants Anti-schistosomal agents from plants-Prospects of the Ghanaian biodiversity

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Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Baah, M.K., Mensah, A.Y., Asante-Kwatia, E., Amponsah, I.K., Forkuo, A.D., Harley, B.K. and Adjei, S., 2020. In Vivo Antiplasmodial Activity of Different Solvent Extracts of Myrianthus libericus Stem Bark and Its Constituents in Plasmodium berghei-Infected Mice. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2020.
2. Asante-Kwatia, E., Mensah, A.Y. and Baidoo, M.F., 2020. Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Ghanaian Medicinal Plants. In Medicinal Plants-Use in Prevention and Treatment of Diseases. IntechOpen.
3. Asante-Kwatia E., Jibira Y., Mensah A.Y., Osei-Sarfoh D., Macaranga barteri stem bark extract exerts anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia activity in murine models. Discovery Phytomedicine 2019, Volume 6, Number 3: 130-137
4. Asante-Kwatia E., Mensah A. Y., Baidoo F. M., Asomaning G. A., Quality control standardization of the leaves and roots of Landolphia owariensis (Apocynaceae). The Journal of Phytopharmacology 2019; 8(4): 185-19
5. Baidoo, M.F., Asante-Kwatia, E., Mensah, A.Y., Sam, G.H. and Amponsah, I.K., Pharmacognostic characterization and development of standardization parameters for the quality control of Entada africana Guill. & Perr. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2019, 12:36-42.
6. Mireku E. A., Mensah A. Y., Amponsah I. K., Danquah C.A., Anokwah D. A., Baah M. K., Antimicrobial pentacyclic triterpenes and glycosides from the stem bark of Cussonia bancoensis. Natural Products Research, 2018; 1-4
7. Mireku E. A., Mensah A. Y., Mensah M. L. K., Amponsah I. K., Mintah, D. N., Phytochemical constituents and anti-oxidative properties of Landolphia heudelotti roots, IJPSR, 2017; 8(7):2862-2866
8. Mireku E. A., Mensah M. L. K., Meansah A. Y., Prenylated indole alkaloids from the stem bark of Hexalobus monopetalus. Phytochemistry Letters, 2016; 16:108-114
9. Anokwah D., Mensah A. Y., Amponsah I. K., Mireku E. A., Mintah D. N., Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the stem bark of Psydrax subcordata, Der Pharmacia Lettre, 2016; 8(20):21-28
10. Mireku E. A., Kusari S., Eckelmann D., Mensah A. Y., Talontsi F. M., Spiteller, M., Anti-inflammatory tirucallane triterpenes from Anopyxis klaineana Pierre (Engl.), Rhizophoraceae). Fitoterapia, 2015; 106: 84-91
11. Mireku E. A., Mensah A. Y., Mensah M. L. K., Tocher, D. A., Habtemariam S., Anti-inflammatory properties of the stem bark of Anopyxis klaineana and its major constituent, methyl angolensate. Phytotherapy Research, 2014; 28: 1855-1860
12. Mireku, E. A., Mensah, A. Y., Mensah, M. L. K., Ekuadzi, E., Dickson, R. A., Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of the Stem Bark of Cussonia bancoensis. Journal of Medical and Biomedical Sciences, 2014; 3 (2), 7-13
13. Mensah, A. Y., Mireku, E. A., Mensah, M. L. K., Amponsah, I. K., Some neurological effects of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Cussonia bancoensis Aubrev and Pellgr (Araliaceae). Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 2014; 2 (6), 101-106
14. Mensah, A. Y., Mireku, E. A., and Okwuonu, V., Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activities of Secamone afzelii (Rhoem) Ascleipiadaceae. Journal of Medical and Biomedical Sciences, 2014; 3 (1), 23-30
15. Mensah, A. Y., Mireku, E. A., Oppong-Damoah, A., & Amponsah, I. K. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of Commelina diffusa. 2014; 2(10), 1159-1165

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 


Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2014
German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) Scholarship
German Academic Exchange Services sponsorship as research fellow at the Institute of environmental Reserch, TU- Dortmund,Germany
Jun 2020
Grant from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Research Fund to study anti-schistosomal bio-active agents from Ghanaian medicinal plants.
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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