Congratulations Class of 2023
Presentation of the last print copy of the US Pharmacopeia by Dr. Juliet Konje Senior Programme Manager, Africa Partnerships & Growth- Africa US Pharmacopeia
Presentation of the last print copy of the US Pharmacopeia by Dr. Juliet Konje Senior Programme Manager, Africa Partnerships & Growth- Africa US Pharmacopeia
Bachelor of Pharmacy Level I 2022 intake White Coat Ceremony
Chairman, Dr. Titus Kahiga with Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha at the Inaugural National Cancer Summit
Dr. Tirus Wachira at the Mogotio Sub-County Medical Camp coordinated by the Kenyatta Uniersity Pharmacy Students Association KUPhSA led by Chairperson Kenyatta University Pharmacy Students Association KUPhSA, Andrew Kembio and patron Dr. Noah Chepkech
Oathing Ceremony for BPharm Class of 2022
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) Fellow, Prof. Francis Ndemo at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) CEO, Dr. Lucas K. Nyabero, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) Fellow, Prof. Francis Ndemo and Chairman, Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Dr. Titus Kahiga at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) CEO, Dr. Lucas K. Nyabero at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
(Deliberations with University of Waterloo on possible partnership and collaborative opportunities). Prof. Ian Rawlands and Amelia Burton (WARTERLOO INTERNATIONAL); Dr. Titus Kahiga, Dr. Stephen

 

dr-samuel-gitau

Name: Samuel C. Gitau

Title/Qualification: Dr

Department: Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy

Designation/Position: Lecturer

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Area of Specialization: Clinical Pharmacy, Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Research Interests: Novel drugs discovery of neglected tropical diseases, Bioequivalence studies of locally produced drugs, Elucidation of normal and pathological African physiological and pharmacological values

Google Scholar: SC Gitau/S Gitau/S Chege

ORCID ID: http//:orcid.org/000-003-0961-516X
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Publications

Referred Journals

  • A.W. Karita, D.G. Nyamu, P.N. Karimi, S.C. Gitau2 Amphotericin B toxicities among HIV infected adults with Cryptococcal Meningitis in Kiambu District Hospital. Pharmaceutical Journal of Kenya, Volume 23, No. 4 (2018)
  • Xuelian Li, GuoYuan Wang, MuGeQiLi, Haihai Liang, Tianshi Li, XiaoQiang E, YingFeng, Ying Zhang, Xiao Liu, Ming Qian, BoZhi Xu, ZhiHang Shen, Samuel Chege Gitau, Dan Dan Zhao, Hongli Shan. Aspirin Reduces cardiacInterstitial Fibrosis by inhibiting Erk1/2-serpine2 and P-Akt signaling pathway. Cell Physio Biochem. DOI:10.1159/000487972.
  • Xuelian Li, Dandan Zhao, Zhenfeng Guo, Tianshi Li, Muge Qili, Bozhi Xu, Ming Qian, Haihai Liang, Xiaoqiang E, Samuel Chege Gitau, Qiuxia Wu, Lu wang, Chaoqian Xu, Hongli Shan. Overexpression of SerpinE2/protease nexin-1 contribute to pathologiccal cardiac fibrosis via increasing collagen deposition. Sci Rep. 2016 Nov 23;6:37635. doi: 10.1038/srep37635
  • Samuel chege Gitau, Xuelian Li, Dandan Zhao, Zhenfeng Guo, Haihai Liang, Ming Qian Lifang Lv,Tianshi Li,Bozhi Xu,Zhiguo Wang,Yong Zhang,Chaoqian Xu,Yanjie Lu,Zhiming Du, Hongli Shan, Baofeng Yang. Acetyl salicylic acid attenuates cardiac hypertrophy through Wnt signaling. Frontiers of Medicine. DOI: 10.1007/s11684-015-0421-z
  • Wang LLi LGuo RLi XLu YGuan XGitau SCWang LXu CYang BShan H. miR-101 promotes breast cancer cell apoptosis by targeting Janus kinase 2. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2014; 34(2):413-422. DOI: 10.1159/0000363010.
  • Zhou X, Zhang Q, Zhao T, Bai X, Yuan W, Wu Y, Liu D, Li S, Ju J, Chege Gitau S, Chu W, Xu C, Lu Y. Cisapride protects against cardiac hypertrophy via inhibiting the up-regulation of calcineurin and NFATc-3. Eur J Pharmacol. 2014; 735:202-210.
  • Liang HXu CPan ZZhang YXu ZChen YLi TLi XLiu YHuangfu LLu YZhang ZYang BGitau SLu Y,Shan HDu Z. The antifibrotic effects and mechanisms of microRNA-26a action in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Mol Ther. 2014; 22(6):1122-1133. (SCI 6.425)

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • 30th May 2018 to 1st June 2018. Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Scientific conference. An Evaluation of the Availability and Price of Essential Medicines in two Public Level Four Hospitals Kiambu County, Kenya
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Acetyl salicylic acid attenuates cardiac hypertrophy via Wnt Signaling’ in a Chinese Hematological society at Wuhan City on 2015

 Student Co-authored Publications

  • East African herbs with potential against COVID-19 infection; a mechanistic approach- Under review-

Funded Projects

  • NRF South Africa: UPTAKE OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES, SERO-SURVEILLANCE AND COMPLEMENTARY MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19 IN KENYA

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • 29th May to 2nd June 2011: Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Scientific Conference at Whitesand Hotel Mombasa, Kenya

Workshops Attended

  • 2ND - 3RD MARCH 2023: POST-DOCTORAL WORKSHOP ON ACCELERATING VACCINE PRODUCTION IN AFRICA, UBUMWE GRAND HOTEL, KIGALI, REPUBLIC OF RWANDA
  • 28/09/2022 - 30/09 2022: NRF RESEARCH WORKSHOP SEMINAR
  • May 2019: Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reforms (SPHIER) Bachelor of Pharmacy mapping workshop.
  • 27th - 28th June, 2019: Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reforms (SPHIER) Teaching Pharmacy and Leadership Management
  • 18th March, 2016. Attended a Bachelor of Pharmacy curriculum review workshop at BSSC Room 016, Kenyatta University
  • 15th - 16th February, 2016. Attended AURA project workshop at BSSC Room 149, Kenyatta University

Seminars Attended

  • 21th - 25th, April, 2016. Curriculum development meeting for the department of Pharmacy & Complementary/Alternative medicine. The drafts curricula developed included; Masters of pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy), Masters in science (Pharmacology), Masters in science (Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics), Masters in science (Medicinal Chemistry), Masters in science (Pharmacognosy and Complementary/Alternative Medicine)
  • 29th January, 2016. Manuscript writing workshop at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC), Kenyatta University
  • 7th February, 2012: Drug Discovery from a Hit to the Clinic Novartis /seeding Labs Seminar
  • 5th October, 2011: Low-Cost Diagnostic Devices and Sensors                 

National Phytotherapeutics Research Center

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