1. Full Name: ALEBIOWU Gbenga
  2. Present Status: Professor
  3. Faculty/Directorate: Pharmacy
  4. Department/Unit: Pharmaceutics
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Membership of Professional Bodies:

  1. Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria            1987 – to date
  2. Nigerian Association of Pharmacists in Academia            1994 – to date
  3. Member, Materials Science Society of Nigeria 2014 – to date


1.      Thesis/Dissertation:

  • Alkaloids of the Rubiaceae Family (B. Pharm. Dissertation)                                                                                   1987
  • Formulation Studies into Datura metel powder as an   antispasmodic drug (M.Sc. Thesis)                            1992
  • Native and pregelatinized forms of plantain and sorghum                                                                                       2001

starches as excipients in paracetamol tablet formulations

(Ph.D. Thesis)


Published Journal Articles

  1. Adeoye, O. and ALEBIOWU, G. (2014). Evaluation of coprocessed disintegrants produced from Tapioca starch and Mannitol in Orally Disintegrating tablets. (Acta Pharmaceutica Poloniae. 71 (5): 803-811.
  2. Ogunjimi, T. A and ALEBIOWU, G. (2014). Excipients Coprocessing Influence on the Interacting Variables that affect the Disintegration Properties of a Paracetamol Tablet Formulation.  International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 8 (5): 1 – 6
  3. Akinluwade, K. J., Oyatogun, G. M, ALEBIOWU, G. Adeyemi, I. O. and Akinwole, I. E. (2017). Synthesis and Characterization of Polymeric Nanoparticles Formed from Cowry Shells and Acacia Gum Extracts. Journal of Advances in Biology & Biotechnology 14 (1): 1-8.
  4. Akinwole, I. E. Alebiowu, G. Oyatogun, G. M. et al (2018). Synthesis and Characterization of Cowry and Crab Shells Based Chitosan for Drug Delivery. Bioceramics Development and Applications 8: 107 – 112.
  5. Akinluwade, K. J., Oyatogun, G. M., Alebiowu, G.,  Popoola, A. P. (2018). Morphological Analysis of Chitosan-Acacia Gum Nanoparticles Loaded And Unloaded with Cisplatin 5 (6): 162 – 166.

Current Research Activities

Formulation studies on pharmaceutical powders and development of excipients from local sources. Formulation studies on the use of polymers in controlled /sustained release technology. Co – processing of excipients. Formulation studies of effervescent tablets. Materials science studies of excipients the Nigerian environment.