Andrew G. Mtewa

Designation:
Designing researcher; Lecturer in Chemistry
Department:
Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University:
Malawi University of Science and Technology
Country:
Malawi
Journal Associated: Open Journal of Chemistry Biography:

Has worked as a Quality Assurance Controller (Assistant Manager) at Alliance One International Tobacco Processors, then as Quality Assurance Manager at Valid Nutrition. He is the Managing Consultant at Leptons Scientific in various aspects of Science and Technology. Studying towards a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry; Pharm-Biotechnology.

Research Interest: Drug development and designing; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Antidotes; Traditional Medicine; The Military

URL: Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-mtewa-93b80b44
Researchgate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Mtewa

Grants: PHARMBIOTRAC PhD Fellowship, 2017
Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative (HRCSI) Fellowship (Wellcome Trust &DFID), 2011

List of Publications:

Skype ID: andrew.mtewa

List of Publications:
Selected Recent Publications

1.    Peter, E. L., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Kasali, F. M., Nagendrappa, P. B., Sesaazi, D., Tolo, C. U., Ogwang, P. E. (2018). Safety and efficacy of Momordica charantia Linnaeus in pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews; BMC Springer Nature. 7:192.  Doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0847-x
2.    Peter, E. L., Kasali, F. M., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Nagendrappa, P. B., Tolo, C. U., Ogwang, P. E., Sesaazi, D. (2018). Momordica charantia L. lowers elevated glycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of ethnopharmacology. Elsevier. JEP11572. Doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.10.033
3.    Mtewa, A. G., Deyno, S., Kasali. F. M., Amanjot, A. and Sesaazi, D. C. (2018). General Extraction, Isolation and Characyerization Techniques in Drug Discovery. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research. 38(1), 10-24.
4.    Mtewa, A. G., Deyno., Ngwira, K., Lampiao, F., Peter, E. L., Ahovegbe, L. Y., Ogwang, P. E., Sesaazi, D. C. (2018). Drug-like Properties of Anticancer Molecules Elucidated from Eichhornia crassipes. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 7(5): 2075-2079
5.    Deyno, S., Yohanes, T., Seyfe, S., Bekele, T., Mtewa, A. (2018). Acute kidney injury incidence during treatment with vancomycin in combination with piperacillin-tazobactam compared with cefepime: Systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. PROSPERO 2018 CRD42018092860. National Institute for Health Research (NIH). Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018092860
6.     Peter, EL., Dyeno, S., Mtewa, A., Prakash BN, Ogwang, PE., Tolo, CU., Sesaazi, D. (2018). Efficacy and safety of momordica charantia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. PROSPERO 2018 CRD42018083653. National Institute for Health Research (NIH). Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018083653
7.    Mtewa, A. G. (2018). Fundamentals of Battle Tactics; A guide to military strategies: Includes Ambush, Anti-ambush and Counter-ambush tactics, Movement formations, Contact drills and Miracles in the theater. Lambert Academic Publishing (94 pages). ISBN: 978-613-9-57433-9
8.    Mtewa, A and Mtewa T. (2017). Quality assurance principles for processors in the developing world. Lambert academic publishers. Beau Bassin, Mauritius. ISBN: 978-620-2-01305-5
9.    Mtewa, A., Mwatseteza, J. F., and Biswick, T. (2017). Antioxidant potential and total phenolic changes in Malawian herbal formulations stored in clay pots and plastic bottles. The Journal of Free Radicals and Antioxidants 144 (2017) 479-494
10.    Mtewa, A. (2017). Antibacterial potency stability, pH and phytochemistry of some Malawian ready-to-serve aqueous herbal formulations used against enteric diseases. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 5(3), 01-05
Accepted book chapters
1.    Mtewa, A. G. and Amanjot, A. (Feb, 2019).  Analytical Techniques in elemental profiling, Chapter 14. In Phytochemistry, Vol  1: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey. http://www.appleacademicpress.com/phytochemistry-volume-1-fundamentals-methods-and-applications/9781771887595
2.    Mtewa, A. G. (Feb, 2019). Phytochemicals as prooxidants, Chapter 25. In Phytochemistry, Vol 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey. http://www.appleacademicpress.com/phytochemistry-volume-2-pharmacognosy-nanomedicine-and-contemporary-issues/9781771887601
3.    Shah, H., Mtewa, A. G., Egbuna, C., Godwin, A., and Sesaazi, D. C. (Feb, 2019). Biotechnology Approach to the Production of Phytochemicals: An Introduction. Chapter 6 In Phytochemistry, Vol 3: Marine, Industrial, and Advances. Apple Academic Press. New Jersey. http://www.appleacademicpress.com/phytochemistry-volume-3-marine-sources-industrial-applications-and-recent-advances/9781771887618
Selected Recent Conference papers
1.    Mtewa, A. G., Deyno, S., and Amanjot, A. African Progress in Drug Development Chemistry; A 100 Years Update. A conference paper presented at the 100 Years of Development of Chemistry: From Synthesis of Polyethylene to Stereodivergence Conference: Dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Department of Organic Chemistry of Perm State University, Perm Krai, Russia. May 16-18, 2018
2.    Mtewa, A. G., Ngwira, K., Lampiao, F., Weisheit, A., Tolo, C. U., Ogwang, P. E., Sesaazi, D. Investigating chemical properties of drug lead molecules from plants for improved oral bioavailability. The 5th ANTRAMEC. 30th-31st Aug, 2018. Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda
3.    Ahovegbe, LY., Mtewa, AG., Peter, EL., Kasali, FM., Tolo, CU., Gbenoudon, J., Pakoyo, FK., Ogwang, PE. Acacia nilotica: A potential medicinal plant against Hepatitis C infection and its sequelae: A Review. Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). 2-3rd July, 2018. Dare-salaam, Tanzania.
4.    Peter, E. L., Kasali, F. M., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Nagendrappa, P. B., Tolo, C. U., Ogwang, P. E., Sesaazi, D. Efficacy of Mormodica charantia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients: Systematic review and meta analysis. Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). 2-3rd July, 2018. Dare-salaam, Tanzania.
5.    Peter, E. L., Kasali, F. M., Deyno, S., Mtewa, A., Nagendrappa, P. B., Tolo, C. U., Ogwang, P. E., Sesaazi, D. (2018). Momordica charantia L. lowers elevated glycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis. The 5th ANTRAMEC. 30th-31st Aug, 2018. Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda
6.    Ahovegbe, LY., Mtewa, AG., Peter, EL., Kasali, FM., Tolo, CU., Gbenoudon, J., Pakoyo, FK., Ogwang, PE. Therapeutic potential of Acacia nilotica (L) extracts in hepatitis C infection: A review. The 5th ANTRAMEC. 30th-31st Aug, 2018. Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda
7.    Mtewa A. Bioactivity-led Isolation, Efficacy and Structural Elucidation of Anticancer Compounds from Cannabis Sativa Stem Bark. A paper presented at the 13th PhD Symposium. Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 8th November, 2017. Kihumuro campus, Uganda
8.    Mtewa A, Sesaazi D and Lampiao F. Activity-led Structural Elucidation of Antitumor Compounds from Eichhornia crassipes Leaves on Cancerous Cell Lines. A paper presented at the the 13th PhD Symposium. Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 8th November, 2017. Kihumuro campus, Ugand

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