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

  • 638 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

  • 638 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 47 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Imaging of the Effect of Alcohol-Containing Media on the Performance of Hypromellose Hydrophilic Matrix Tablets: Comparison of Direct Compression and Regular Grades of Polymer

    Mawla, N., Hanley, S., Walton, K., Kaialy, W., Hussain, T., Ward, A., Brown, J., Conway, B., Timmins, P. & Asare-Addo, K., 18 Sep 2020, In : Pharmaceutics. 12, 9, 20 p., 889.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activities

    MDPI Pharmaceutics Topic Board (External organisation)

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Member)

    15 Sep 2020 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

    Current Drug Delivery (Journal)

    Kofi Asare-Addo (Member of editorial board)

    12 Aug 2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    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