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Prof. Dr. Christian Agyare

Prof Prof. Dr. Christian Agyare

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Prof. Dr. Agyare obtained his doctorate from University of Muenster, Germany and an alumnus of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He obtained his Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) and Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) degrees from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

He has been a post-doctoral fellow at University of California San Francisco, California and the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Boston, USA.  He was appointed a Lecturer at KNUST in 2003 and promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2011 and to Associate Professor in 2016. He research areas are search for antimicrobial, wound healing and anti-inflammatory agents from medicinal plants and natural products. He also researches on antibiotic resistance in animals and humans.

He has more than 55 publications in peer-review journals, 50 articles published in conference proceedings and has co-authored three (4) book chapters. He is a reviewer for more 50 peer-review journals and an editorial member of 8 international journals.

Prof. Dr. Agyare is currently the Head of Quality Assurance and Planning Unit of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and also a Member of the Executive Committee and Academic Board of the same University. He is an External examiner at Department of Pharmacy and Complementary Medicine, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. He is also an external assessor of Banasthali University/Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India. He is a member of Board of Directors of Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research. He is a Pharmacist and Immediate past Chairman of Academic, Social and Research Pharmacists’ Association and a Executive member of Standing Executive Committee (SEC) and National Governing Board of Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH). He is the Head of External Relations Directorate of the Society (PSGH). He is a member of Global Young Academy (GYA) and Membership Selection Committee of GYA since 2012. He is also a foundation member of Ghana Young Academy (GhYA).

Publications

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Spiegler, V., Peppler, C., Werne, S., Henkendorn, F., Sendker, J., Liebau, E., Agyare, C., Hensel, A. (2016). Anthelmintic activity of a traditionally used root extract from Paullinia pinnata. Planta Medica, 81 (S01): S1-S381.
  2. Boakye, Y. D., Agyare, C., Dapaah, S. O. (2016). In vitro and in vivo antioxidant properties of Phyllanthus muellerianus and its major constituent, geraniin. Oxidants and Antioxidants in Medical Science, 5(2): 70-78.
  3. Bekoe, E. O., Agyare, C., Bekoe, S. B. (2016). Cytotoxicity of aqueous extract of Clerodendrum splendens on HaCaT Keratinocytes. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 16(2):
  4. Dapaah, S. O., Agyare, C., Boakye, Y. B., Appiah, T (2016). Modulatory effects of Hilleria latifolia and Laportea ovalifolia on activity of selected antibiotics. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 10 (25): 360-366.
  5. Boamah, V. E., Agyare, C., Odoi, H., Dalsgaard, A. (2016). Practices and Factors influencing the use of antibiotics in selected poultry farms in Ghana. OMICS Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2 (1): 2-8.
  6. Kesseih, E., Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Petereit, F., Sendker, J., Branndt, S., Hensel, A. (2016).  Von der Ethnopharmakologie zur rationalen Phytotherapie: Phytochemische Charakterisierung und präklinische Untersuchungen zur potenziellen Wundheilungsaktivität von Extrakten aus Combretum mucronatum Schum. & Thonn. Zeitschrift fur Heilpflanzen, 37: 59-65.
  7. Spiegler, V., Liebau, E., Peppler, C., Raue, K., Werne, S., Strube, C., Henkendorn, F., Agyare, C., Stark, T., Hofmann, T., Hensel, A. (2016). A hydroalcoholic extract from Paullinia pinnata L. roots exerts anthelmintic activity against free-living and parasitic nematodes. Planta Medica, 82(13):1173-9.
  8. Dapaah, S. O., Agyare, C., Obiri, D. D. Boakye, Y. D., Osafo, N. (2016). In vivo anti-inflammatory and in vitro antioxidant properties of Hilleria latifolia and Laportea ovalifolia. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 10(20): 442-450.
  9. Komlaga, G., Cojean, S., Dickson, R. A., Beniddir, M. A., Suyyagh-Albouz, S., Mensah, M.L.K., Agyare, C., Champy, P., Loiseau, P. M. (2016). Antiplasmodial activity of selected medicinal plants used to treat malaria in Ghana. Parasitology Research, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-016-5080-8.
  10. Boakye, Y. D., Agyare, C., Abotsi, W. K. M., Ayande, P. G., Ossei, P.P.S. (2016). Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. and its major constituent, geraniin, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 187: 17-27.
  11. Boakye, Y. D., Agyare, C., Hensel, A. (2016). Anti-infective and time-kinetics of Phyllanthus muellerianus and its major constituent, geraniin. Medicinal Chemistry, 6(2): 95-104.
  12. Agyare, C., Boakye, Y. D., Apenteng, J. A., Dapaah, S. O., Appiah, T., Adow, A. (2016). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl. and Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott. OMICS Biochemistry & Pharmacology, 5:1-5.
  13. Agyare, C., Oguejiofor, S., Bekoe, E. O., Adu-Amoah, L., Boakye, Y. D. (2016). Anti-inflammatory and anti-infective properties of ethanol leaf and root extracts of Baphia nitida. British Microbiology Research Journal, 11(4): 1-11.
  14. Agyare, C. Boakye, Y.D., Bekoe, E. O., Hensel, A., Dapaah, O. S., Appiah, T. (2016). Review: African medicinal plants with wound healing properties. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177: 85-100.
  15. Komlaga, G., Agyare, C., Dickson, R.A., Mensah, M.L.K., Annan, K., Loiseau, P. M., Champy, P. (2015). Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 172: 333–346.
  16. Kesseih, E., Lechtenberg, M., Petereit, F., Sendker, J., Brandt, S., Agyare, C.,  Hensel, A. (2015). Phytochemical characterization and in vitro wound healing activity of leaf extracts from Combretum mucronatum Schum. & Thonn.: Oligomeric procyanidins as strong inductors of cellular differentiation. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 174, 628-636.
  17. Agyepong, N., Agyare, C., Ossei, P.P. S., Boakye, D. Y. (2015). Antioxidant and in       vivo wound healing activities of Clausena anisata. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 10(2):1-8.
  18. Agyare, C., Apenteng, J.A., Adu, F., Kesseih, E., Boakye, Y. D. (2015). Antimicrobial, antibiotic resistance modulation and cytotoxicity studies of different extracts of Pupalia lappacea. Pharmacologia, 6(6):244-257.
  19. Agyare, C., Baiden, E., Apenteng, J. A., Boakye, Y. D., Adu-Amoah, L. (2015). Anti-infective and anti-inflammatory properties of Portulaca oleracea L. Donnish Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 2(11):1-6.
  20. Boadu, R.F., Agyare, C., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M., Adu, F., Boamah, V.E. Boakye, Y. D. (2015). In vitro activity and evaluation of quality of some selected penicillins on the Ghanaian market using developed HPLC methods. Medicinal Chemistry, 5(1): 001 - 014.
  21. Apenteng, J.A., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Ayande, G.A., Boakye, Y.B. (2014). Evaluation of wound healing potential of different leaf extracts of Pupalia lappacea. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 8(41), 1039-1048.
  22. Agyare, C., Spiegler, V., Sarkodie, H. Asase, A., Liebau, E. Hensel, A. (2014). An ethnopharmacological survey and in vitroconfirmation of the ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants as anthelmintic remedies in the Ashanti region, in the central part of Ghana. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 158, 255-263.
  23. Agyare, C., Kesseih, E., Kyere, I.Y., Ossei, P.P.S. (2014). Medicinal plants used in wound care: Assessment of wound healing and antimicrobial properties of Zanthozylum leprieurii. Issues in Biological Sciences and Pharmaceutical Research, 2(8): 81- 89.
  24. Agyare, C., Owusu-Ansah, A., Ossei, P.P.S., Apenteng, J.A., Boakye, Y.D. (2014). Wound healing and anti-infective properties of Myrianthus arboreus and Alchornea cordifolia, Medicinal Chemistry, 4(7): 533-539.
  25. Adu-Amoah, L. Agyare, C., Kesseih, E., Ayande, P. G., Mensah, K.B. (2014). Toxicity assessment of Erythrophleum ivorense and Parquetina nigrescens. Toxicology Reports, 1, 411- 420.
  26. Agyare, C., Amuah, E., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M., Osei-Asante, S., Ossei, P.P.S. (2014). Medicinal plants used for treatment of wounds and skin infections: Assessment of wound healing and antimicrobial properties of Mallotus oppositifolius and Momordica charantia. International Journal of Phytomedicine, 6(1): 50-58.
  27. Adu, F., Sam, G.H., Agyare, C., Apenteng, J.A., Boamah, V.E., Mintah, D.N. (2014). Influence of methanol fruit and leaf extract of Myristica fragans (Myristaceae) on activity of some antibiotics. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 8(19):1982-1986.
  28. Agyepong, N. Agyare, C., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M., Gbedema, S.Y. (2014). Phytochemical investigation and antimicrobial activity of Clausena anisata Wild Hook. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 11(3): 200-209.
  29. Ugboduma, A. O., Adu, F., Agyare, C., Annan, K., Osei-Asante, S. (2013). Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Entandrophragma angolense. Journal of Pharmacy and Nutritional Sciences, 3, 241-249.
  30. Agyare, C., Bempah, S.B., Boakye, Y.D., Ayande, P.G., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M., Mensah, B.K. (2013). Evaluation of antimicrobial and wound healing potential of Justicia flava and Lannea welwitschii. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Article ID 632927, 10 pages.
  31. Boakye Y.B., Agyare, C. (2013). Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of geraniin and aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. Planta Medica, 79, 1161-1162.
  32. Kisseih, E., Petereit, F., Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. (2013). Isolation and characterization of wound healing compounds from Combretum smeathmanii G. Planta Medica, 79, 1154.
  33. Adu-Amoah, L., Kesseih, E., Agyare, C., Hensel, A. (2013). Antimicrobial and cytotoxicity studies of the methanolic extracts of Erythrophleum ivorense leaf and stem bark. Planta Medica, 79, 1153.
  34. Boakye, Y.B., Agyare, C., Abotsi, W.K. (2013). Anti-inflammatory activity of geraniin and aqueous extract of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. Planta Medica, 79, 1142.
  35. Agyare, C., Dwobeng, A.S., Agyepong, N., Boakye, Y.D., Mensah, B.K., Ayande, P.G., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M. (2013). Antimicrobial, antioxidant, and wound healing properties of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Beneth. and Strophanthus hispidus DC. Advances in Pharmacological Sciences, Article ID 692613, 10 pages. doi.org/10.1155/2013/692613.
  36. Saana, S.B.B.M., Adu, F., Agyare, C., Gbedema, S.Y. (2013). Antibiotic resistance patterns of strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from patients in three hospitals in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Bacteriology Research, 5(3):35-40. doi:10.5897/JBR2012.0081.
  37. Agyare, C., Koffour, G.A., Boakye, Y.D., Mensah, K.B. (2013).   Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Funtumia elastica. Pharmaceutical Biology, 51(4):418-25. doi:10.3109/13880209.2012.738330.
  38. George, D.F., Gbedema, S.Y., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Boamah, V.E., Tawiah, A.A., Saana, S.B.B.M. (2012). Antibiotic resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolates from hospitals in Kumasi, Ghana. ISRN Microbiology, Article ID 658470, 5 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/658470.
  39. Ndjonka, D., Bergmann, B., Agyare, C., Zimbres F.M., Luersen, K., Hensel, A., Wrenger, C., Liebau, E. (2012). In vitroactivity of extracts and isolated polyphenols from West African medicinal plants against Plasmodium falciparum. Parasitology Research, 111:827-34. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-012-2905-y.
  40. Agyare, C., Koffuor, G.A., Boamah, V.E., Adu, F., Mensah, K.B., Adu-Amoah, L. (2012). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of Pterygota macrocarpa and Cola gigantea (Sterculiaceae). Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Article ID 902394, 9 pages. DOI:10.1155/2012/902394.
  41. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. (2011). Composition of polysaccharides from aqueous extracts of some wound healing plants. Planta Medica, 77:1339-1422.
  42. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Deters, A., Petereit, F., Hensel, A. (2011). Ellagitannins from Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell.: geraniin and furosin stimulate cellular activity, differentiation and collagen synthesis of human skin keratinocytes and dermal fibroblasts. Phytomedicine, 18(7): 617-624.
  43. Ndjonka, D., Agyare, C., Luersen, K., Djafsia, B., Achukwi, D., Nukenine, E.N., Hensel, A., Liebau. E. (2010). In vitro activity of Cameroonian and Ghanaian medicinal plants on parasitic (Onchocerca ochengi) and free living (Caenorhabditis elegans) nematodes. Journal of Helminthology, 85(3):304-12.
  44. Ndjonka, D., Agyare, C., Luersen, K., Hensel, A., Liebau. E. (2010). In vitro antileishmanial activity of some medicinal plants from Cameroon and Ghana. International Journal of Pharmacology, 6(6): 863-871.
  45. Agyare, C., Rogge, S., Baumann, A., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. (2010). Quality control analysis of geraniin in dried leaves of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. Planta Medica, 76 (12): 1323.
  46. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Deters, A., Petereit, F., Hensel, A. (2010). Ellagitannins from Phyllanthus muellerianus: geraniin stimulates keratinocytes differentiation and collagen synthesis of skin dermal fibroblasts- new concept for improved wound healing. Planta Medica, 76 (12):1165.
  47. Hensel, A., Gerscher, K., Löhr, G., Kühn, J., Agyare, C. (2010). Proanthocyanidins and ellagitannins: new insights into the use for anti-adhesive prophylaxis against viral and microbial pathogens and as skin active compounds. Planta Medica, 76 (12):1166.
  48. Agyare, C., Niehues, M., Lechtenberg, M., Deters, A., Hensel, A. (2009). Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitroconfirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Bosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 125: 393-403.
  49. Mensah, A.Y., Houghton, P.J., Agyare, C., Mensah, M.L.K., Fleischer, T.C. (2006).   Investigation of Activities related to Wound Healing of Secamone afzelii. Journal of Science and Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 26 (3): 83-89.
  50. Agyare, C., Mensah, A.Y, Osei-Asante, S. (2006). Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical studies of some medicinal plants from Ghana. Boletin Latinamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromaticas (BLACPMA), 5 (6): 113-117.
  51. Agyare, C., Mensah A.Y., Sarpong, K., Komlaga, G. (2006). Antimicrobial activity of Hymenostegia afzelii and Napoleanea vogelii. Boletin Latinamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromaticas (BLACPMA), 5 (1): 11-14.
  52. Agyare, C., Koffour, G.A., Mensah, A.Y., Agyemang, D.O. (2006). Antimicrobial and uterine smooth muscle activities of Albizia ferruginea. Boletin Latinamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromaticas (BLACPMA), 5 (1): 31-35.
  53. Konning, G.H, Agyare, C., Ennison, B. (2004). Antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants in Ghana.  Fitoterapia, 75:65-67.
  54. Mensah, A.Y., Houghton, P.J., Agyare, C., Fleischer, T.C. (2003). Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of two Ghanaian plants used in wound healing. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 55: S-4.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Agyare, C., Appiah, T., Boakye, Y. D., Apenteng, J. (2017). Petroselinum crispum: A Review. In: Kuete, V. (Editor), Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa, Elsevier, pp. 527-547. ISBN 0124059279 9780124059276.
  2. Agyare, C., Bekoe, O. E., Boakye, Y. D., Dapaah, S. O., Appiah, T. Bekoe, S. O. (2016). Medicinal plants and natural products with demonstrated wound healing properties. In: Alexandrescu, V. A. (Editor), Wound healing, InTech Open Science, ISBN 978-953-51-4810-4.
  3. Hensel A., Kisseih, E., Lechtenberg, M., Petereit, F., Agyare, C., Asase, A. (2015). From Ethnopharmacological Field Study to Phytochemistry and Preclinical Research: The Example of Ghanaian Medicinal Plants for Improved Wound Healing. In: Heinrich, M. and Jäger, K. A. (Editors), Ethnopharmacology, Wiley Blackwell, USA, pp. 177-196, ISBN: 978-1-118-93074-8.
  4. Agyare, C., Obiri, D.O., Boakye, Y.D., Osafo, N. (2013). Medicinal Plants with Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Activities. In: Kuete, V. (Editor), Medicinal Plant Research in Africa, Pharmacology and Chemistry, Elsevier, pp. 725-745, ISBN 10: 0124059279, ISBN 13:978-0124059276.

 

 

 

Abstracts and Conferences Proceedings

            Oral Presentations

  1. Boadi, M., Gbedema, S.Y., Adu, F., Agyare, C., Boamah, V. E. (2016). Antimicrobial properties of microorganisms isolated from soil, sea and the Kakum River. Ghana Biochemical Convention, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, 2nd to 4th August, 2016. Abstract number 5.
  2. Boamah, V. E., Agyare, C., Odoi, H., Adu, F., Gbedema, S. Y., Dalsgaard, A. (2016). Prevalence and antibiotic profiles of coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CNS) isolated from poultry farms in Ghana. IV International Conference on Antimicrobial Research- ICAR2016, Torremolinos, Malaga, Spain, 29th June-1st July, 2016. Abstract number 228.
  3. Boamah, V.E., Agyare, C., Odoi, H. (2015). Antibiotic resistance profiles and prevalence of extended spectrum beta lactamases (ESBls) among Escherichia coli isolated from poultry litter and poultry farmers in three regions of Ghana. 2ndOHCEA International One Health Conference, Strategic Approach to Global Health Security through one Health Innovations: Vision 2035. Speke Resort, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda, 16th – 18th November, 2015. Abstract number 8.001.
  4. Boakye, Y. D., Agyare, C., Ayande, P. G., Asiamah, E. A., Titiloye, N. A. (2014). Wound healing activity of geraniin and aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus muellerainus (Kuntze) Excell. (Euphorbiaceae). 62nd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), University of Minho, Campus of Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal, 30st August- 4nd September, 2014. Abstract P2Y15.
  5. Agyare, C., Appiah, T., Boamah, V. E., Adu, F. (2014). Antimicrobial activity of two wood decaying fungi. Session Lectures, 6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy, Dubai Women’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), 10th to 12th February, 2014. Abstract SL 104.
  6. Appiah, T., Agyare, C., Boamah, V. E., Adu, F. (2013). Antimicrobial activity of two wood decaying fungi. 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Health Sciences, CCB Auditorium, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 14th  -15th November, 2013. Abstract number: A15.
  7. Boamah, V. E. and Agyare, C. (2013). Antibiogram profiles of bacteria isolated from poultry farms in the Ashanti Region, Ghana. 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Health Sciences, CCB Auditorium, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 14th - 15th November, 2013. Abstract number: B6.
  8. Agyare, C., Owusu-Ansah, A., Apenteng, J. (2013). Antimicrobial and wound healing properties of Myrianthus arboreus and Alchornea cordifolia. 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, CCB Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 14th - 15th November, 2013. Abstract number: B10.
  9. Boamah, V.E., Agyare, C., Foxman, B. (2013). Vitek-II antibiotic sensitivity testing of identical genotypes of bacteria isolated from poultry farms in Ashanti region, Ghana. 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Health Sciences, CCB Auditorium, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 14th  -15th November, 2013. Abstract number: B16.
  10. Boakye, Y.B., Agyare, C. (2013). Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of geraniin and aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. NMIMR-SATREPS (JICA/JST) Medicinal Plants One-day Workshop 2013, Establishment of Effective Research Network for Infectious Diseases and Medicinal Plants in Ghana, as part of the 65th Anniversary of the University of Ghana, NMIMR Conference Hall, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 19th September, 2013. Abstract number. 16.
  11. Boakye, Y.B., Agyare, C., Abotsi, W.K. (2013). Anti-inflammatory activity of geraniin and aqueous extract of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. NMIMR-SATREPS (JICA/JST) Medicinal Plant One-day Workshop 2013, Establishment of Effective Research Network for Infectious Diseases and Medicinal Plants in Ghana, as part of the 65th Anniversary of the University of Ghana, NMIMR Conference Hall, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 19th September, 2013. Abstract number. 18.
  12. Apenteng, J.A., Adu, F., Agyare, C., Kesseih, E., Boakye, Y.D. (2013). Antioxidant, wound healing and cytotoxicity studies on extracts of Pupulia lappacea. 6th Annual Ghana Biomedical Convention, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana 29th – 31st July, 2013. Abstract number 31.
  13. Agyare, C., Saana, S.B.B.M., Adu, F., Gbedema, S.Y. (2012). Antibiotic resistance patterns of strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from patients in three hospitals in Kumasi, Ghana. 2nd European Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Prevention in Vilnius, Lithuania, 4th - 5th October, 2012. Abstract number 46. (OS-B2).
  14. Agyare, C., Ugboduma, A.O., Adu, F., Gbedema, S.Y., Annan, K., Boamah, V.E., Agyepong, N. Antimicrobial activities of methanol extracts of Entandrophragma angolense stem bark. 5th Western Africa Network of Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRES) and AAMPS Ethnoveterinary Sympodium, Ada, Osun State, Nigeria,  6th - 9th  August, 2012. Abstract number SL 28.
  15. Gbedema, S.Y., Agyepong, N., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Boamah, V.E., Ugboduma, A.O. Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of ethanol extract of Clausena anisata  Wild Hooke. 5th Western Africa Network of Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRES) and AAMPS Ethnoveterinary Symposium, Ada, Osun State, Nigeria,  6th - 9th  August, 2012. Abstract number PO 12.
  16. Ugboduma, A., Adu, F., Agyare, C., Gbedema, S.Y., Annan, K., Boamah, V.E., Agyepong, N. Antioxidant and wound healing properties of methanol stem bark extract of Entandrophragma angolense (Welw.) C.DC. 5th Annual Conference of Ghana Biomedical Convention, Noguchi memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, 30th July-1stAugust, 2012. Abstract 43.
  17. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Deters, A., Petereit, F., Hensel, A. Ellagitannins from Phyllanthus muellerianus: geraniin stimulates keratinocytes differentiation and collagen synthesis of skin dermal fibroblasts- new concept for improved wound healing. 58th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Berlin, Germany, 29th August-2nd September, 2010. Abstract O-2.
  18. Hensel, A., Gerscher, K., Löhr, G., Kühn, J., Agyare, C. Proanthocyanidins and ellagitannins: new insights into the use for antiadhesive prophylaxis against viral and microbial pathogens and as skin active compounds. 58th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Berlin, Germany, 29th August - 2nd September, 2010. Abstract O-4.

Poster Presentations

  1. Agoba, E. E., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Boamah, V. E. (2016). Antibiotic use and practice fish farms in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Ghana Biochemical Convention, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, 2nd to 4th August, 2016. Abstract number 705.
  2. Agoba, E. E., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Boamah, V. E. (2016). Multidrug resistant bacterial isolates from hatcheries and integrated fish farms in the Ashanti region. Ghana Biochemical Convention, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, 2nd to 4th August, 2016. Abstract number 705.
  3. Kyere-Davies, G., Agyare, C., Debnath, A., Caffrey, C., McKerrow, J. (2016). Antigiardial activity of some plant extracts and fractions from Ghana. 9th Joint Natural Products Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24th to 27th July, 2016. Abstract number P199.
  4. Olarbi, A. A., Bekoe, E. O., Agyare, C., Osafo, Newman, O., Boamah, V. E. (2016). In vivo anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Albizia zygia D. C. Macbr. . 9th Joint Natural Products Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24th to 27th July, 2016.
  5. Appiah, T., Agyare, C., Boakye, Y. D. (2015). Antibacterial activity of different solvents extracts of four wood decaying fungi (mushrooms). 6th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Health Sciences, KNUST School of Business Auditorium, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 27th - 28th August, 2015. Abstract number S2B4.
  6. Kisseih, E., Peteriet, F., Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M. Hensel, A. (2015). Oligomeric procyanidis as inductors of cellular differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes. 63rd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Budapest, Hungary, 23rd - 27th August, 2015. Abstract no. PW-59.
  7. Dapaah, S. O., Agyare, C., Obiri, D. D. (2015). Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of methanol extracts of Hilleria latifolia and Laportea ovalifolia. 63rd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Budapest, Hungary, 23rd - 27th August, 2015. Abstract no. PW-77.
  8. Dapaah, S.O., Agyare, C., Boakye, Y. D. (2015). Influence of methanol leaf extracts of Hilleria latifolia and Laportea ovalifolia on in vitro activity of selected antibiotics. 63rd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Budapest, Hungary, 23rd - 27th August, 2015. Abstract no. PW-177.
  9. Dapaah, S. O., Agyare, C., Kesseih, E., Boakye, Y. D. (2015). Wound healing and cytotoxicity studies of methanol extracts of Hilleria latifolia and Laportea ovalifolia. 8th Annual Ghana Biomedical Convention Conference, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 29th – 31st July, 2015. Abstract no. 707.
  10. Agyare, C., Appiah, T., Boakye, Y. D. (2014). Antimicrobial activity of methanol extracts of four Basidiomycetes fungi. 62ndInternational Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), University of Minho, Campus of Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal, 30st August- 4nd September, 2014. Abstract No. P1N27.
  11. Agyare, C., Eunice Baiden, Boakye, Y. D., Adu-Amoah, L. (2014). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Portulaca oleracea. 62nd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), University of Minho, Campus of Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal, 30st August- 4nd September, 2014. Abstract No. P2B28.
  12. Oguejiofor, S., Agyare, C., Adu-Amoah, L., Boakye, Y. D. Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity of Baphia nitida. 7thAnnual Ghana Biomedical Convention Conference, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana, 30th July – 31st August, 2014. Abstract no. 75.
  13. Agyare, C. Genotyping of bacteria isolated from poultry farms in Ghana using ERIC-2 PCR. 6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy, Dubai Women’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), 10th to 12th February, 2014. Abstract number PO 33.
  14. Agyare, C. Antimicrobial and wound healing properties of Myrianthus arboreus and Alchornea cordifolia. 6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy, Dubai Women’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), 10th to 12thFebruary, 2014. Abstract number. PO 34.
  15. Boadu, R.F., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M. In vitro assessment of petency and quality of some selected penicillin on Ghanaian market. 6th Annual Ghana Biomedical Convention Conference, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, 29th – 31st July, 2013. Abstract number 73.
  16. Agyare, C., Dwobeng, A.S., Boakye, Y.D., Mensah, B.K., Ayande, P.G., Adarkwa-Yiadom, M. Antimicrobial and wound healing properties of Kigelia africana and Strophanthus hispidus. 5th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), 18th to 21st February, 2013. Abstract/Poster Number PO 21.
  17. Agyare, C., Saana, S.B.B.M., Adu, F., Gbedema, S.Y. Antibiotic resistance patterns of strains of Staphylococcus aureusisolated from patients in three hospitals in Kumasi, Ghana. II International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - ICAR2012
    Lisbon, Portugal, 21st - 23rd November, 2012. Abstract Number 355.
  18. Apenteng, J.A., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Boakye, Y.D., Antimicrobial activities of different leaf extracts of Pupalia lappacea. II International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - Lisbon, Portugal, 21st-23rd November, 2012. Abstract number 349.
  19. Adu, F., Ugboduma, A.O., Agyare, C., Gbedema, S.Y., Annan, K., Boamah, V.E. Agyepong, N. Antioxidant and wound healing properties of stem bark methanolic extract of Entandrophragma angolense. 5th Western Africa Network of Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRES) and AAMPS Ethnoveterinary Sympodium, Ada, Osun State, Nigeria, 6th - 9th  August, 2012. Abstract number PO 13
  20. Agyepong N., Agyare, C., Adu, F., Gbedema, S.Y., Boamah, Ugboduma, A.O. Antimicrobial activities of ethanol leaf extract and fractions of Clausena anisata. 5th Annual Conference of Ghana Biomedical Convention, Noguchi memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, 30th July-1st August, 2012. Abstract 49.
  21. Wiredu, C.B., Oduro, I.N., Agyare, C., Annan, K., Boamah, V.E., Yam bean (Pachyrhizus erosus L. Urban) extracts as a natural source of antimicrobial agents. 5th Annual Conference of Ghana Biomedical Convention Conference, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana 30th July-1st August, 2012. Abstract 61.
  22. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. (2011). Composition of polysaccharides from aqueous extracts of some wound healing plants. 59th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Antalya, Turkey, 4th -9th September, 2011. Abstract PA8.
  23. Agyare, C., Koffour, G.A., Boamah, V.E., Gbedema, S.Y., Adu, F. (2011). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of Funtumia elastica (Preuss) Satpf (Apocynaceae) and Macanaga heterophylla Muel (Euphorbiaceae). West Africa Network of natural products research Scientsits (WANNPRES) Symposium, Kumasi Ghana, 24thMarch, 2011. Abstract A006.
  24. Adu, F., Gbedema, S.Y., Agyare, C., Boamah, V.E., Annan, K. (2011). Antimicrobial and antioxidant of Thuga occidentalis L. (Cupresaceae). West Africa Network of Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRES) Symposium, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 24th March, 2011. Abstract A026.
  25. Agyare, C., Rogge, S., Baumann, A., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. Quality control analysis of geraniin in dried leaves of Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell. 58th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Berlin, Germany, 29th August - 2nd September, 2010. Abstract P513.
  26. Njonka, D., Agyare, C., Luersen, K., Hensel, A., Liebau, E. In vitro anthelmintic activity of medicinal plants from Cameroon and Ghana, Network Meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Oldenburg, Germany, 7th - 9th October, 2009
  27. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. Phytochemical screening and effect of selected Ghanaian plants on viability of HaCaT-keratinocytes cells. Young Researchers Meeting, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Germany, 13th -14th March, 2009. Abstract 018
  28. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. Influence of some Ghanaian medicinal plants on skin cells. Young Researchers Meeting, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Germany, 13th -14thMarch, 2009. Abstract 019
  29. Mensah, A.Y., Houghton, P.J., Agyare, C., Fleischer, T.C, Mensah, M.L.K, Sarpong, K. Activities relevant to wound healing of some plants used traditionally in Ghana, International Congress on Natural Products Research (ICNPR-2004), Phoenix-Arizona, USA, 31st July - 4th August, 2004.
  1. Agyare, C., Lechtenberg, M., Hensel, A. Phytochemical screening and effect of selected Ghanaian plants on viability of skin keratinocytes cells. Afrikatag, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), University of Köln (Cologne), Köln, Germany, 21st - 22nd November 2008. Abstract 036
  2. Agyare, C., Hensel, A. Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the management of wounds in Bosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma district in Ghana, West Africa. Afrikatag, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), University of Köln (Cologne), Köln, Germany, 21st- 22nd November 2008. Abstract/poster 058
  1. Mensah, A.Y., Houghton, P.J., Agyare, C., Fleischer, T.C., Mensah, M.L.K. Wound healing activities of Commelina diffusa, Science Proceedings, British Pharmaceutical Conference, Manchester, UK. 2004, Abstract 009. 
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