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Prof Anthony Onochie

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Contact Address: 1, Uchenna Onochie Crescent, Otakpo 3-3, Federal Housing Estate, Onitsha
Biography: Prof. Anthony Onochie is a Professor of Biochemistry and Immunochemistry. He is also a Consultant Medical Laboratory Scientist who wrote the programme for the commencement of the University Medical Laboratory Science programme in COOU Igbariam Campus. he was two time Head of Department of Biochemistry within 2009 - 2013, a Coordinator of Pre-Science degree programme 2013 - 2015 Uli. He also was appointed a Dean of Postgraduate studies in 2016. Between 2016 and 2018 he was the Director of Academic Planning under the regime of Prof. Okafor. Towards the end of 2018 he went to back to his Faculty of Natural Sciences and contested for the post of the Deanship of the Faculty which he won and became the Dean of the faculty from 2018 - 2022. He is currently back to classroom and he teaches BSc., MSc. and PhD Biochemistry students, he also teaches Biochemistry to Nursing students, Medical Lab Students and Pharmacy Students at Undergraduate level. He is happily married with five children.
Faculty/Department/Unit: Biochemistry Rank: Professor
Research Interest: Medical Biochemistry and Immunology with special emphasis on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Research
Educational Qualifications: M.Sc in Medical Lab Sciences (Immunology)
Ph.D Medical Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, California
M.Sc. Biochemistry (Medical Biochemistry and Biochemical Immunology and General Biochemistry Option)
P.G.D Applied Biochemistry
Fellows Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria: Haematology/ Immunology
Universities Attended: University College Hospital/ University of Ibadan
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
Institution of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
International Education Research Foundation Inc. California
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Publications: . F.C. Ezeonu, A.U. Onochie and A.N.C. Okaka (1995). Effects of Additive uses of Kolanuts and Tobacco in Human Blood Clotting Time. J. Sci, Engr. Tech 2(1) 39 44.
2. Nwosu, S. N. N. Anyiwo G.E. and A.U. Onochie (1996). Nigeria with Ophthalmic Disorder. Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology. Vol. 4: 23 26.
3. Nwobu R.A.U, Ifeagwu S.S and Onochie A.U. (2003). Candidiasis Profile and HIV/AIDS in Anambra State, Nigeria. Natural and Applied sci. J. Vol. 5 (139 149).
4. Onyenekwe C.C, Ezegwunne I.P, Medulu S.C, Igwegbe A.O, Ukibe R.N and Onochie A.U.(2006). Urinary Ascorbic Acid and Serum Concentrations circulating immune Complexes and Albumin in HIV infected subjects. J. Biomedical investigations. Vol. 4: No. 2 (54 59).
5. Ogeneh B.O, Okezie O.A, Nwosu P.J.C. and Onochie A.U. (2007). Congenital Acquired Bacteria and its complications. Int. J. Biotech and Allied Sci. 12 (1) 100 103.
6. Onyenekwe C.C, N. Ukibe, S.C. Meludu, A. Ilika, N. Ofiaeli, M. Ezeani and A.U. Onochie (2007). Prevalence of malaria as Co infection in HIV infected individuals in Malaria Epidemic areas of South Eastern Nigeria. J. Vector Borne Dis 44:250 254.
7. Onochie A.U, Okaka A.N.C, Onyenekwe C.C, Medulu S.C, Ezegwunne I.P and Ifemeje J.C. (2007). Electrolyte and Renal status of HIV. Seropositive individual on ART. A short term follow up study. Journal of Biomedical investigation. Vol. 5 (2) 49 52.
8. Onochie A.U, Okaka A.N.C, Onyenekwe C.C, Ibeh N.M, Ifeanyi M, Igwegbe A.O, Ilika A, Ezeani M and Ugwudike P.O. (2007). Pattern of Serum Amylase activity in HIV Seropositive subjects on antiretroviral therapy. Journal of Biomedical investigations. Vol. 1 (48 54).
9. Onochie A.U and Manafa P.O. (2008). Epidemiological survey of HIV in common diseases. International journal of Biotechnology and allied sciences. Vol. 2 (4) 354 359.
10. Onwuchekwa I.S, Onochie A.U, Chima G.N and Akinjogunla O.J. (2008). Bacteriological and physiochemical evaluation of the Quality of Ihuku Stream in Isiukwuato L.G.A., Abia state, South East Nigeria. 2 (4) 387 393.
11. Onyenekwe C.C, Ukibe N.R, Medulu S.C, Igwegbe A.O, Ele P, Ifeanyi M, Onochie A.U, Ezeani M and Ofiachi N. (2008). Reduced serum Tetanus Antibody titre in HIV infected subjects with Malaria co infection in a malaria endemic area of Nigeria. Int. J. Biol Chem Sci. 2: (4) 462 468.
12. Onyenekwe C.C, Ukibe N.R, Medulu S.C, Igwegbe A.O, Ifeanyi M, Onochie A.U, Ezeani M, Ezegwunne I, Ofiachi N, Ilika A and Abor N. (2008). Neutrophils ingestion rate of Nitro Bule Tetrezolium in subjects with Malaria HIV Co morbidity. Tropical J. of Medical Research. Vol. 12 (1) 1 5.
13. Onyenekwe C. C, Ukibe N, Medulu S.C, Ezeani M, Ofiaeli N, Onochie A.U, Ilika A, Ifeanyi M, Aboh N and Ele P. (2008). Serum levels of Anti bug, Albumin and Packed cell volume and White cell count in subjects with HIV and Malaria Co morbidity. Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Health. Vol. 36 (1) 17 22.
14. Onyenekwe C.C, Ukibe N.R, Medulu S.C, Ifeanyi M, Ezeani M, Onochie A.U, Ofiaeli N, Aboh N, Ilika A. (2008). Possible Biochemical impact of Malaria infection in subjects with HIV Co infection in Anambra State Nigeria. Journal of Vector Borne Disease, 45 (2): 156 161.
15. Onochie A.U. (2009). Biochemical Implications of Obesity in Youths Between 15 and 30 years. Journal of Applied Science. 12 (2): 8497 8504.
16. Onochie A.U. (2009). Antiretroviral Drugs (ARDS) Role in CD4+T Cells Maintenance. Journal of Applied Science. 12 (2): 8565 8572.
17. Onochie A.U. (2009). Incidence of HIV Seropositivity Among Professionals in Anambra State. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology. 16 (92) 8891 8896.
18. Onochie A.U. (2009). Hematological Indices as a Surrogate for Diagnosing Groups III and IV classes of HIV Seropositive Subjects. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology. 16 (2): 8955 8964.
19. Onochie A.U, Orjiakor C.A and Ifemeje J.C. (2010). Levels of Free Essential Amino Acids in African Breadfruit (Treculia Africana). Bioscience, Biotechnology Research Asia. Vol. 7 (1): 53 56.
20. Ukibe N.R, Onyenekwe C.C, Ahaneku J.I, Medulu S.C, Ukibe S.N, Ilika A, Ifeanyi M, Igwegbe A.O, Ezeani M, Onochie A.U and Ofiaeli N. (2010). Packed Cell Volume and Serum in Subjects with HIV Malaria Co infection in Nnewi, South Eastern Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci.4 (2) 471 478.
21.Ukibe N.R, Onyenekwe C.C, Ahaneku J.I, Ukibe S.N, Ilika A, Ifeanyi M, Ezeani M.C, Igwegbe A.O, Ofiaeli N, Onochie A.U and Abor N. (2010). CD4+T cells count in HIV Malaria co infection in Adult population in Nnewi, South Eastern Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4 (5) 1593 1601.
22. Ezeani M, Onyenekwe C.C, Wachukwu C.K, Anyiam D.C.D, Medulu S.C, Ukibe R.N, Ifeanyichukwu M, Onochie A.U, Anahalu I and Okafor U.U. (2010). Detection of Microbial Antigenic components of Circulating Immune Complexes in HIV Patients: Involvement in CD4+T lymphocyte count depletion. Asian Pacific. Journal of Tropical Medicine. 828 832.
23. U. E. Uzuegbu, C. Amadi and A. U. Onochie. (2011). Changes in Systemic Blood Pressure and Serum Xanthine Oxidase Activity Induced by the Stimulation of Alcohol. Metabolism by Fructose in man. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal. Vol. 4 (1) 43 45.
24. Andrew C. Nwaka, Emeka C. Ufondu, Anthony U. Okechukwu and Anthony U. Onochie. (2012). Comparative Effect of Arachis Hypogea and Citrullus Lanatus on Haematological Parameters of Female Albino Rats. Faculty of Science Proceedings. Vol. 1 (1) 40 44.
25. Onochie A.U, Nwak A.C, Okechukwu A.U, Ekwunoh P.O, Umeaku C.N and Olisa C.M. (2012). Pluripotential Activities of Blood Forming Organs in Subjects Infected with Retrovirus. A short term Follow up studies. Faculty of Science Proceedings. Vol. 1 (1) 32 39.
26. Onochie A.U, Nwaka A.C, Okechukwu A.U, Ekwunoh P.O and Olisa C.M. (2012). PT and PT ratio values as Biochemical index in accessing the acivities of the Liver in HIV Seropositive Subjects. Faculty of Science Proceedings. Vol. 1 (1) 40 44.
27. A.U Onochie and P.O Ekwunoh. (2013). Correlations between Haematological Parameters and Anaemia in Pregnant women of South Eastern, Nigeria. Biomedical and Pharmacological Journal. Vol. 6(2) 227 231.
28. A.U. Onochie and P.O. Ekwunoh (2013). Correlations between Biochemical Parameters and Intestinal parasites in Pregnant women of South Eastern, Nigeria. Biomedical and Pharmacological Journal. Vol. 1(1) 1 7.
29. Onyesom Innocent, Onwa Oke and Onochie Anthony (2013). Plasmodium berghei Malaria infection Reduces Blood and Brain Glucose levels in Experimental mice. US Open Parasitological Journal. Vol. 1 (1) 1 7.
30. Onochie A.U, Okaka A.N.C, Ozuah A.C and Manafa P.O. (2013). The Role, Phytochemical and Toxicity Studies of Water of Life as Medical Product. Sky Journal Biochem Research. Vol. 2 (7) 42 46.
31. Onochie, A.U. (2014). A Review on Microsatellite Markers Technology.
Tropical Journal of Applied Sciences vol. 1 (1) 1-5.
32. Onochie, A.U., Nwabufoh O.F., Ekwunoh P.O., Ozuah A.C., and Mamah V.O
(2014). Comparative studies of using Palm oil and Cow fat in the production
of Soap. Tropical Journal of Applied Sciences vol. 1 (1) 6 17.
33. Nwaka A.C., Obunadike S.E., Anene I.N., Ifemeje J.C., Onochie A.U.,
Lukong B.C and Okechukwu A.U. (2014). Comparative Effect of Daily
Ingestion of Citrullus lanatus Juice and Citrus maxima Juice on the Lipid
Profile of Wistar Albino Rats. Tropical Journal of Applied Sciences vol. 1 (1),
18 27.
34. Onochie A.U., Ekwunoh P.O., Nwabufoh O.F., Ozuah A.C. and Mamah V.O.
(2015). Determination of Serum Electrolyte Levels in Pregnant Women
observed with Pre enclampsia during Pregnancy. Journal of Medical Science
and Clinical Research. Vol. 3 (1) 3830 3836.
35. Onochie A.U., Nwabufoh O.F., Ekwunoh P.O., Mamah V.O. and Ozuah A.C.
(2015). Analysis of Residual Level of Organochlorine Pesticide in some Food
Items in Anambra State. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research.
Vol. 3 (1) 3837 3844.
36. Onochie A.U. (2015). The Effect of Adenosine and Adenosine
Monophosphate on Calcium Induced Mitochondrial Swelling. International
Journal of Current Research. Vol. 7 (2) 12379 12383.
37. Onochie A.U., Ekwunoh P.O., Ozuah A.C., Nwabufoh O.F., Mbadugha N.N.,
Mamah V.O., Ebugosi R.S., Ibegbu V.O. and Nwobodo E.I. (2015). Incidence
and Menace of Rabies Viral Infection in Southern Nigeria. International Journal
of Current Research. Vol. 7 (3) 13410 13412.
38. Ozuah A.C., Onochie A.U., Ekwunoh P.O., Nwabufoh O.F., Ureme S.O.,
Mamah V.O., Mbadugha N.N., Ibegbu V.O. and Ebugosi R.S. (2015). The
Effect of Adenosine on Calcium Induced Mitochondrial Swelling.
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. Vol. 48 (1) 1667
1670.
39. Mbadugha N.N., Nnamah N.K., Mamah V.O., Onochie A.U., Ekwunoh P.O.,
Nwabufoh O.F., Nwobodo E.I., Ozuah A.C., Ibegbu V.O. and Ebugosi R.S.
(2015). Biochemical Evaluation of Liver Function Parameters in Pregnant
Women of Igbo Extraction of Nigeria. International Journal of Medicine and
Medical Sciences. Vol. 48 (1) 1677 1680.
40. Mbadugha N.N., Nnamah N.K., Mamah V.O., Onochie A.U., Ekwunoh P.O., Nwobodo E.I., Ozuah A.C., Ibegbu V.O. and Ebugosi R.S. (2015). Lipid Profile in Pregnant Women in South Eastern, Nigeria. International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. Vol. 4 (3). Journal Homepage: www.ijmhs.net ISSN: 2277-4505.
41. Ebugosi R.S., Okaka A.N., Onochie A.U., Chukwuma G.O., Manafa P.O., Ngenegbo U., Chukwuezi F.O. and Chukwuma O.M. (2017). Histopathological effects of maternal alcohol consumption in the pups of albino rats. European Scientific Journal. Vol. 13 No. 21 pp. 368 386.
42. Onochie, A.U., Mamah, V.O and Ifemeje, J.C. (2018). Biochemical Evaluations of Male Wistar Rats Exposed to Pesticides. Trop. J. Appl. Nat. Sci., 2(2): 54-60 (2018) ISSN: 2449-2043. https://doi.org/10.25240/TJANS.2018.2.2.15
43. Alaebo P. O., Onochie A. U., Nwaka A. C., Ekwunoh P. O., Igbonazobi C. E., Ezeigwe O. C., Mbadugha N. N. and Omumuabuike J. N. (2018). Biochemical impacts of Halofantrine Hydrochloride (HALFAN) on Estradiol levels of female wistar rats. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology. 3(4): 1 6.
44. Ekwunoh P. O., Edeogu S. C., Onochie A. U., Alaebo P. O., Ezeigwe O. C. and Mbadugha N. N. (2018). Serum Minerals and Lipid profiles of Type 2 Diabetic and Hypertensive Out-patients at a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. The Diagnostics. 1(3):25 33.
45. Odeyemi Oluwayemisi, Onochie Anthony Uchenna, Ifeanyi Onyema Oshim, Odeyemi Sunday Oluwaseun, Nwaka Andrew Chibuzo and Chioma Maureen Obi (2023). Evaluation of proximate compositions, vitamins, micro and macro elements of Napoleona imperialis stem bark. World Journal of Biology Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2023, 14(02), 028 036.
Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.30574/wjbphs.2023.14.2.0192
46. RS Ebugosi, AN Okaka, AU Onochie, GO Chukwuma, PO Manafa, U Ngenegbo, FO Chukwuezi, OM Chukwuma (2017). Histopathological Effects of Maternal Alcohol Consumption in the Pups of Albino Rats. European Scientific Journal, 2017, 13(21), 36 38.
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