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Dr. Sa’ad Toyin ABDULLAHI


Appointed as Lecturer II in the Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry in July 2012. My research centers on Pharmaceutical Analysis. I am particularly interested in drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK) using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to measure concentrations of drugs in plasma and other body fluids. I am also interested in how and why drug exposure differs between individuals through pharmacogenetic influences on drug pharmacokinetics. My research interest also includes drug-drug interactions especially involving antiretroviral and antimalarial drugs.


  1. Abdullahi ST, Soyinka JO, Bolarinwa RA, Olarewaju OJ, Bakare-Odunola TM. Allele and genotype frequencies of Cytochrome P450 2B6 516G>T single nucleotide polymorphism in HIV-negative and HIV-infected adult Nigerian populations. American Journal of Therapeutics, 2016; 23(6):e1715-e1719. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health.
  1. Ademisoye AA, Soyinka JO, Adegbola JA, Abdullahi ST, Onyeji CO. Effects of co-trimoxazole co-administration on the pharmacokinetics of amodiaquine in healthy volunteers. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015; 7(9): 272-276.
  2. Abdullahi ST, Yakasai IA, Garba M, Musa A and Yakubu SI. Determination of lead in potable water of Ahmadu Bello University Main Campus, Zaria, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics, 2014; 11(1):12-15; Published by the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Bayero University, Kano ISSN 0794-9057.
  3. Njinga NS, Sule MI, Pateh UU, Hassan HS, Ahmad MM, Abdullahi ST, Danja BA, Bawa B. Phytochemical and antimicrobial activity of the leaves of lannea kerstingii engl & Krause (anacadiaceae). Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 2014; 4(4):4-9; Publisher by Nitte University, Medical Sciences Complex, Mangaluru –Karnataka, India ISSN 2249-7110.
  4. Abdullahi ST, Yakasai IA, Garba M, Musa A, Yakubu, SI. Determination of cadmium content of water in Ahmadu Bello University Main Campus, Zaria, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013; 12(1):8-12, Published by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria ISSN 0189 823X