Martins Emeje

National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Professor Martins Emeje holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy with distinction from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was immediately hired by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development. He subsequently obtained a Master of Pharmacy and PhD from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where he received the best PhD award.  He established an interdisciplinary group on nanotechnology at the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, and was the pioneer head of the intellectual property and technology transfer as well as the technology innovation and support centre.  Prof. Emeje’s several international fellowships include the prestigious Raman fellowship. He has published over 100 primary scientific articles and patents.  Prof. Emeje is also the head of the Advanced Biology & Chemistry as well as the institute’s Drug Manufacturing Unit. He was Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology & Raw Materials Development and holds the position of visiting Professor at the University of Uyo and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.  Prof. Emeje who holds a postgraduate certificate in project management from Walden University, also holds a professional teaching certificate, World Bank certification in public procurement

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