Dr. Edmund Ekuadzi

  • Edmund Ekuadzi has been lecturer in Pharmacognosy and Head of the Central Lab at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana since December 2013 and September 2018 respectively. 

  • Edmund obtained both his Bachelor of Pharmacy and PhD Pharmacognosy degrees from the KNUST. He is a Visiting Research Scholar of the Welcome Center for Anti-infective Research, Drug Discovery Unit of the University of Dundee as well as a Fellow of the Next Generation Scientists programme, 2012 of the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland.  

  • His research focuses on identifying new drug candidates or new leads from natural origin and control their quality. Edmund’s work was has been featured in news. See here and here

  • Edmund is a pharmacist and immediate past Chairperson of the Ashanti region branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana and is an executive member of the Ghana Young Academy.