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•Particle engineering •Oral controlled release formulation •UV imaging in pharmaceuticals •Drug-clay complexations •Solubility enhancements (solid dipersions, salts and cocrystals)

  • 573 Citations
  • 15 h-Index

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Kofi is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics at the University of Huddersfield. Kofi completed his PhD at the Medway School of Pharmacy, University of Kent in 2012. His PhD was an Industrial CASE studentship with the University and the polymer company Colorcon. His research work which specifically focused on the development of an in-vitro testing method to investigate drug release from hypromellose matrix tablets under fed and fasted conditions was supervised by Professor Ali Nokhodchi and Dr Ali Rajabi-Siahboomi. Following the successful completion of his PhD, Kofi was employed by the University of Huddersfield in 2012 as a Research Assistant, Research Fellow, Lecturer before taking up the post of a Senior Lecturer in 2016. Kofi also became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2014. Kofi successfully collaborates with other universities and several pharmaceutical industries.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Particle engineering
  • Oral controlled release formulation
  • UV imaging in pharmaceuticals
  • Drug-clay complexations
  • Solubility enhancements (solid dipersions, salts and cocrystals)

Research Expertise and Interests

  • UV imaging; Complexations; Solubility enhancements

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Research Output

  • 573 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 44 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Thermodynamics of clay – Drug complex dispersions: Isothermal titration calorimetry and high-performance liquid chromatography

    Totea, A-M., Sabin, J., Dorin, I., Hemming, K., Laity, P., Conway, B., Waters, L. & Asare-Addo, K., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. 10, 1, p. 78-85 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    The use of visible and UV dissolution imaging for the assessment of propranolol hydrochloride in liquisolid compacts of Sesamum radiatum gum

    Ward, A., Walton, K., Stoycheva, S., Wallis, M., Adebisi, A., Nep, E., Ngwuluka, N., Shaboun, S., Smith, A., Conway, B. & Asare-Addo, K., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. 56, A, 8 p., 101511.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Jesper Østergaard

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Host)
    13 Jan 2020

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    PhD external examiner - University of Sunderland

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Examiner)
    20 Sep 2019

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    UV imaging of the drug permeation process in a developed Franz cell

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Speaker), Zayeem Fazili (Speaker), Adam Ward (Speaker), Karl Walton (Speaker), Liam Blunt (Speaker)
    Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Sheng Qi

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Host)
    15 Jul 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    Africans in STEM Symposium

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Panelist)
    28 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...