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Dr. Stanley N. Ndwigah was born in Embu on 20th January, 1974. He attended Kathuniri Primary School from 1979 to 1987 and Kangaru School from 1988 to 1991. He then proceeded to the University of Nairobi in 1993 to pursue a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree where he graduated in 1998. He worked for the Ministry of Health, Republic of Kenya, from November 1998 to January 2000 after which he worked in Pharmaceutica 85’ Ltd (Hurlingham) before joining University of Nairobi to pursue Masters of Pharmacy degree (Pharmaceutical Analysis) in October 2000.

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Keter, L, Too R, Mwikwabe N, Mutai C, Orwa J, Mwamburi L, Ndwigah S, Bii C, Korir R.  2017.  Risk of Fungi Associated with Aflatoxin and Fumonisin in Medicinal Herbal Products in the Kenyan Market. . The Scientific World Journal . 2017:1-6.
Thuo, BM, Thoithi GN, Maingi N, Ndwigah SN, Gitari RN, Otieno RO.  2017.  In vitro anthelmintic activity of Albizia gummifera, Crotalaria axillaris, Manilkara discolor, Teclea trichocarpa and Zanthoxylum usambarense using sheep nematodes.. Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. 6(1):38-42.
Gichobi, AN, Ndwigah SN, Sinei KA, Guantai EM.  2017.  Clinical audit of Heparin use in Rift Valley General Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya. . Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. . 6(1):27-37.
Okaru, AO, Abuga KO, Kamau FN, Ndwigah SN, Lachenmeier DW.  2017.  A Robust Liquid Chromatographic Method for Confirmation of Drug Stability of Azithromycin in Bulk Samples, Tablets and Suspensions.. Pharmaceutics. 9(1):11.


Maina, SW, Osanjo GO, Ndwigah SN, Opanga SA.  2016.  Determinants of discontinuation of contraceptive methods among women at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya. . Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. 5(1):28-34.
Keter, L, Too R, Mutai C, Mwikwabe N, Ndwigah S, Orwa J, Mwamburi E.  2016.  Bacteria contaminants and their antibiotic sensitivity from selected herbal medicinal products from Eldoret and Mombasa, Kenya.. American Journal of Microbiology. 7(1):18-28.


Mulwa, NC, Osanjo GO, Ndwigah SN, Kaburi AN, Muriuki G.  2015.  Patterns of Prescribing Practices in Makueni County Referral Hospital, Kenya. . Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. . 4(4):161-168.


Mugendi, GA, Nyamu DG, Okalebo FA, Nyamweya NN, Ndwigah SN, Mwangi M.  2014.  Comparison of losartan and enalapril effects on renal function in hypertensive adults with chronic kidney disease at a Kenyan Referral Hospital. . E. Afri. Med. J. . 91(4):125-132.
Ndwigah, SN, Amugune BK, Thoithi GN, Mwangi JW, Mugo HN, Kibwage IO.  2014.  Antibacterial and antifungal study of Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel) and Hydnora abyssinica (A. Braun). . Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. . 3(1):14-18.
Kerama, SK, Okalebo FA, Nyamu DG, Guantai EM, Ndwigah SN, Maru SM.  2014.  Risk factors and management of stress ulcers in the critical care unit in a Kenyan referral hospital. . Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. . 3(2):51-61.
Maima, AO, Ndwigah SN, Thoithi GN, Kamau FN, Kibwage IO.  2014.  Antimicrobial Properties of Some Medicinal Plants of the Luo Community of Kenya.. Afr. J. Pharmacol. Ther. . 3(4):112-115.


Abuga, KO, Amugune BK, Ndwigah SN, Kamau FN, G.N.Thoithi, Ogeto JO, Okaru AO, Nguyo JM, King’ondu OK, Mugo HN, Kibwage IO.  2013.  Drug quality control in Kenya: observations in the Drug Analysis and Research Unit (DARU) during the period 2006-2010. East Cent. Afr. J. Pharm. Sci. . 16(2):33-43.
Karumi, EW, Maitai CK, Okalebo FA, Mungai NN, Ndwigah SN, Mukungu NA.  2013.  Phytochemical, Anthelmintic and Antimicrobial activity of Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce). . East Cent. Afr. J. Pharm. Sci. . 16(3):77-82..
Ndwigah, SN, Thoithi GN, Mwangi JW, Amugune BK, Mugo HN, Kibwage IO.  2013.  Phytosterols from Dombeya torrida (J. F. Gmel). . East Cent. Afr. J. Pharm. Sci. . 16(2):44-48.


Maima, AO, Thoithi GN, Ndwigah SN, Kamau FN, Kibwage IO.  2008.  Phytosterols from the stem bark of Combretumjragrans F. Hoffm. Abstract

Two sterols, b-sitosterol and stigmasterol, were isolated from the stem bark of combetrum fragrans~ The, identity.of'.these.compounds was established by spectral analysis.


Ndwigah, SN, Thoithi GN, Mwangi JW, Kibwage IO.  2005.  The constituents of the stem bark of Dombeya rotundifolia, Hochst.. East Cent. Afr. J. Pharm. Sci. . 8(2):40-42.

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