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Daniel Muthee Gaichu

Daniel Muthee Gaichu

Assistant Lecturer

Email: dgaichu@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology

Department: Physical Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Biomedical Sciences, Medical Biochemistry

WORK EXPERIENCE
June 2019 – to date: Assistant Lecturer, Chuka University
August 2018 – April, 2019: Adjunct Lecturer, Chuka University

EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Biochemistry), On-going, Kenyatta University
Masters of Science (Medical Biochemistry), Kenyatta University
Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences), Maseno University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
1. 2017- Antipyretic and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Dichloromethane-Methanolic Leaf and Stem bark Extracts of Ximenia americana in Rats and Mice Models
2. 2019- Phytochemical Profile, Cardioprotective Effects and Safety of Aqueous Extracts of Ximenia americana and Pappea capensis

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Gaichu Daniel, Nthiga Peter, Maina Duncan, Ngugi Mathew and Mburu David (2017). Anti-inflammatory activities of dichloromethane-methanolic leaf and stem bark extracts of Ximenia Americana in mice models. Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology, 6(2): 55-61.
2. Gaichu Daniel, Mawia Amos, Gitonga Godfrey, Ngugi Mathew and Mburu David (2017). Phytochemical screening and antipyretic activities of dichloromethane-methanolic leaf and stem bark extracts of Ximenia Americana in rat models. Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology, 6(3): 107-113.
3. Kariuki D Maina, Gaichu D Muthee, Mburu D Ng’ang’a. and Ngugi M Piero (2017). In vivo Safety of Dichloromethane-Methanolic Extract of Allium sativum in Normal Mice. Journal Drug Metabolism and Toxicolology, 8(223), 2. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7609.1000223
4. Gitonga, Godfrey Mutuma, Joseph Ngeranwa, Alex King’ori Machocho, Daniel Gaichu Muthee, Rodgers Kimutai, and Ann Wanjiru Gitonga (2017). Nephrotoxicity effects of Khat (Catha edulis) on mice when administered orally. The Journal of Phytopharmacology, 6(1): 27-33.
5. Mawia Musyoki, Wambua Kioko, Agyirifo Daniel, Nyamai Wavinya, Matheri Felix, Langat Chemtai, Njagi Mwenda, Arika Arika, Gaichu Muthee, Ngari Ngithi, Ngugi Piero and Karau Muriira. Phenotypic Diversity Studies on Selected Kenyan and Tanzanian Rice (Oryzasativa L) Genotypes Based on Grain and Kernel Traits. Rice Research: Open Access, 3(150), 2

RESEARCH INTEREST
Drug Discovery and Development

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