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Dr Adeola Adebisi is a Lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy, having joined the University of Huddersfield in as a postdoctoral research assistant in 2015.

Graduating from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria with a first class degree in Pharmacy, Adeola then obtained a distinction in her Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science at Aston University (Birmingham), in 2009. She was awarded a PhD by the University of Huddersfieldin 2014; Adeola’s PhD thesis was titled, “Design of gastro-retentive systems for the eradication of helicobacter-pylori infections in the treatment of peptic ulcer”, supervised by Professor Barbara Conway. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Targeted oral drug delivery systems with emphasis on gastroretentive drug delivery systems in the form of surface-modified or conjugated bead,
  • Microparticles and nanoparticles to enhance the gastro-retention of delivery systems
  • Modification of natural or synthetic polymers to enhance their gastroretentive properties
  • Particle engineering of poorly soluble drugs to enhance their solubility and stability profiles
  • Design of in vitro drug diffusion models
  • Assessing the pharmaceutical applications of natural polymers


  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Formulation Development of Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation
  • Controlled Drug Delivery
  • Drug Formulation
  • Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
  • Nanoparticles Drug Delivery
  • Targeted Drug Delivery
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Development
  • Drug Formulation Development
  • Nano Drug Delivery
  • Dissolution
  • Encapsulation
  • Chitosan
  • Microencapsulation
  • Controlled Release
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Microspheres
  • Alginate
  • Microparticles
  • Floating Drug Delivery
  • Drug Release

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Research Output 2011 2017

Hydro-Alcoholic Media Effects on Theophylline Release from Sesamum Polysaccharide Gum Matrices

Nep, E. I., Mahdi, M., Adebisi, A., Ngwuluka, N. C., Conway, B., Smith, A. & Asare-Addo, K. 23 Oct 2017 In : Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Solid state characterization and rheological properties of native and modified Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean) starches

Odeniyi, M., Omoteso, O. A. & Adebisi, A. O. 23 Sep 2017 In : Journal of Excipients and Food Chemicals. 8, 3, p. 42-51 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vigna subterranea
rheological properties

The use of various organic solvents to tailor the properties of ibuprofen–glucosamine HCl solid dispersions

Nokhodchi, A., Al-Hamidi, H., Adebisi, A. O., Asare-Addo, K. & Maniruzzaman, M. Jan 2017 In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 117, p. 509-519 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic solvents
5 Citations

An assessment of triboelectrification effects on co-ground solid dispersions of carbamazepine

Adebisi, A. O., Kaialy, W., Hussain, T., Al-Hamidi, H., Nokhodchi, A., Conway, B. R. & Asare-Addo, K. 1 May 2016 In : Powder Technology. 292, p. 342-350 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Charge density