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Prof Eric Boakye-Gyasi

Prof Eric Boakye-Gyasi




Dr. Eric Boakye-Gyasi is a lecturer in the department of pharmacology at the College of Health Sciences, KNUST. He is a registered pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGh).

He holds a Phd (Pharmacology) and a B.Pharm (Hons) Degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. He had his secondary education at Presbyterian Boys’ secondary school, Legon, Accra

Dr. Boakye-Gyasi’s research interests include evaluation of plant medicines for the treatment of pain and inflammation.


Recent Publications

  1. Boakye-Gyasi, E., Ainooson, G. K. & Abotsi, W.K.M. (2011). Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic and Antioxidant Properties of a Hydroalcoholic Leaf Extract of Palisota Hirsuta K. Schum. (Commelinaceae). West Afr. J. Of Pharm. 22(1): 10-18.
  2. Abotsi, W.K.M., Ainooson, G.K., Boakye-Gyasi, E. (2011). Acute and Sub-Acute Toxicity Studies of the Ethanolic Extract of the Aerial Parts of Hilleria Latifolia (Lam.) H. Walt. (Phytolaccaceae) in Rodents. West Afr. J. Of Pharm. 22(1): 27-35.
  3. Abotsi, W.M.K., Woode, E., Ainooson, G.K., Amoh-Barimah, A.K. & Boakye-Gyasi, E. (2010). Anti-Arthritic and Antioxidant Effects of the Leaf Extract of Ficus exasperata P. Beauv.(Moraceae). Pharmacog. Res. 2(2): 89-97.
  4. Woode, E., E.B. Gyasi, N. Amidu, C. Ansah and M. Duwiejua, 2010. Anxiolytic and antidepressant effects of a leaf extract of Palisota hirsuta K. schum. (Commelinaceae) in mice. Int. J. Pharmacol., 6: 1-17
  5. Woode, E., N. Amidu, W.K.B.A. Owiredu, E. Boakye-Gyasi, E.F. Laing, C. Ansah and M. Duwiejua, 2009. Anxiogenic-like effects of a root extract of Sphenocentrum jollyanum pierre in murine behavioural models. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 4: 91-106
  6. Woode, E., R.A. Poku, G.K. Ainooson, E. Boakye-Gyasi, W.K.M. Abotsi, T.L. Mensah and A.K. Amoh-Barimah, 2009. An evaluation of the anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antinociceptive effects of ficus exasperata (Vahl) leaf extract. J. Pharmaco. Toxicol., 4: 138-151.
  7. Woode, E.,N. Amidu, W.K.B.A. Owiredu, E. Boakye-Gyasi, C. Ansah and M. Duwiejua, 2009. Antidepressant-like effects of an ethanolic extract of Sphenocentrum jollyanum pierre roots in mice. Int. J. Pharmacol., 5: 22-29.
  8. Woode, E., E. Boakye-Gyasi, G.K. Ainooson, C. Ansah and M. Duwiejua, 2009. Anti-nociceptive effects and the mechanism of Palisota hirsuta K. Schum. Leaf extract in murine models. Int. J. Pharmacol., 5: 101-113.
  9. Woode, E., E. Boakye-Gyasi, C.A. Danquah, C. Ansah and M. Duwiejua, 2009. Anti-arthritic effects of Palisota hirsutaK. Schum. leaf extract in freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats. Int. J. Pharmacol., 5: 181-190
  10. Woode, E., G. K. Ainooson, E. Boakye-Gyasi, C. Ansah, D. D. Obiri, G.A Koffour, A. Mensah and M. Duwiejua (2008) Anti-arthritic and antioxidant properties of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Newbouldia laevis (P. Beauv.) Seaman ex Bureau (Bignoniaceae) Journal of. Medicinal Plants Research 2(8):180-188
  11. Boakye-Gyasi, E., E. Woode, G. K. Ainooson, D. D. Obiri, C. Ansah, M. Duwejua and A. Donkoh (2008) Anti-Inflammatory and antipyretic effects of an ethanolic extract of Palisota hirsuta K. Schum roots African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2(9): 191-199

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