Dr. Were Lincoln L. Munyendo

Chair, Department of Industrial & Analytical Chemistry

Email: lmunyendo@usiu.ac.ke | Telephone: +254 730 116 810


Dr. Were L. L. Munyendo (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, United States International University – Africa Dr. Munyendo earned his PhD. in Pharmaceutics at China Pharmaceuticals University, Nanjing PRC. in the year 2013. All along he has been involved in Natural Products Research with enthusiasm of exploring Phytochemicals and Mycochemicals as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Through various Research grants he has won from World Bank Group, Campus France (PHC) program and the VLIR-OUS Flemish Interuniversity Council he is actively researching and well published in peer refereed journals. He is a supervisor of a PhD thesis and 5 MSc theses, as at the moment he has supervised to graduation over 6 M.Sc. students and several Undergraduates. At the university level he has held administrative offices including Coordinator for Postgraduate Studies and currently Dr. Munyendo is the Chairman, Department of Industrial & Analytical Pharmacy.

Academic Degrees;

PhD in Pharmaceutics

M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry

B.Sc. (Hons)

Journal Articles;

Apollo O. Maima and Were L. L. Munyendo 2018. Antimicrobial Assay of Aqueous Extracts of Selected Ethno-pharmacologic Alternatives Used by the Maasai Community of Narok, Kenya. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 26(3): 1-11

Apollo O. Maima, Were L.L. Munyendo. 2018. Contemporary Advances and Precincts of Biopharming as Drugs’ Production Systems. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 8 (4): 1 - 9

Adika A. Christine, Joshua K. Kibet, Ambrose K. Kiprop, Munyendo L. Were. 2018. The assessment of bore?hole water quality of Kakamega County, Kenya. Applied Water Science 8 (47): 1 - 8

Mark Peter Odero, Were Lincoln Munyendo, Ambrose Kipchumba Kiprop. 2017 Quantitative Analysis of the Flavonoid Mesquitol in the Medicinal Plant Prosopis juliflora With Seasonal Variations in Marigat, Baringo County-Kenya. Science Journal of Analytical Chemistry.5 (6):107-112. doi:10.11648/j.sjac.20170506.16

Florence A. Opondo, Were L. L. Munyendo, Patrick M. Shem & Raphael O. Nyayieka. 2017. Different Approaches for Quantification of the Bioactive Metastable Thiosulfinates in Garlic Using a Validated High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 18 (2): 1-9

Were L.L. Munyendo & Ambrose K. Kiprop. 2016. Design, preparation and evaluation of germicidal Toddalia asiatica herbal antiseptic detergent. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6 (11): 100 - 104

Chebii Paul, Munyendo Were, Kiprop Ambrose, Mitei Yulita Cheruiyot, Joseph Barmao. 2016. Density, Distillation, FT-IR and FIA for Rapid Determination of Adulterant Kerosene in Gasoline and Diesel International Journal of Emerging Science and Engineering 4 (3) : 20 – 29

Were L. L. Munyendo, Lilechi D. Baraza, Sowayi George 2015. Stability and kinetics studies using an RP-HPLC-UV method developed for assays of Salvianolic Acid A degradation as a therapeutic. International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 7 (3): 99 – 109

Biwott T., Kiprop A., Cherutoi J., Munyendo W. & Biwott G. 2015 Analgesic Properties of Euphorbia prostrata Crude Extracts Science Journal of Chemistry 3(6): 100-105

Sarra Abbad, Zhenhai Zhang, Ayman Y. Waddad, Were L. L. Munyendo, Huxia Lv, Jianping Zhou 2015. Chitosan-modified cationic amino acid nanoparticles as a novel oral delivery system for insulin. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 11: 486 – 499

Fan Yu, Chenghua He, Ayman Y. Waddad, Were L.L. Munyendo, Hui-Xia Lv, Jian-Ping Zhou 2014. N-octyl-N-arginine-chitosan (OACS) micelles for gambogic acid oral delivery: preparation, characterization and its study on in situ intestinal perfusion, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 40(6): 774-782

Were L. L. Munyendo, Zhenhai Zhang, Sarra Abbad, Ayman Y. Waddad, Huxia Lv, Lilechi D. Baraza, Jianping Zhou 2013. Micelles of TPGS modified Apigenin Phospholipid complex for Oral Administration: Preparation, In vitro and In vivo Evaluation. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 9: 2034 – 2047

Ayman Y. Waddad, Sarra Abbad, Fan Yu, Were L.L. Munyendo, Wang Jing, Hui-Xia Lv, Jian-Ping Zhou 2013. Formulation, characterization and pharmacokinetics of Morin hydrate niosomes prepared from various non-ionic surfactants. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 456 (2): 446 – 458

Zhen-Hai Zhang, Xiao-Pan Wang, Were L.L. Munyendo, Hui-Xia Lv, Jian-Ping Zhou 2013. Studies on Lactoferrin Nanoparticles of Gambogic Acid, for Oral Delivery, Drug Delivery. 20(2):86-93.

Were L.L. Munyendo, Huixia Lv, Habiba Benza-Ingoula, Lilechi D. Baraza and Zhou Jianping 2012. Cell Penetrating Peptides in the delivery of biopharmaceuticals. Biomolecules, 2: 187 – 202

Zhen-Hai Zhang, Yong-Shun Sun, Hui Pang, Were L.L. Munyendo, Hui-Xia Lv and Sheng-Liang Zhu. 2011. Preparation and Evaluation of Berberine Alginate Beads for Stomach-Specific Delivery. Molecules, 16 : 10347 – 10356

W. L. L. Munyendo, J. A. Orwa, G. M. Rukunga and C. C. Bii. 2011. Bacteriostatic and Bactericidal Activities of Aspilia mossambicensis, Ocimum gratissimum and Toddalia asiatica Extracts on Selected Pathogenic Bacteria. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, 5(6): 717-727

Habiba I. Benza and Were L.L. Munyendo. 2011. A Review of Progress and Challenges in Soft Gelatin Capsules Formulations for Oral Administration. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research. 10 (1):20 – 24


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