Madonna University, Elele Campus

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Mr. Aligwekwe Athanasius Ugochukwu

Senior Lecturer

Current Position

Senior Lecturer, Madonna University, Nigeria, Elele Campus.

Professional Education

  • B.Sc., Anatomy, University of Calabar, 1985
  • M.Sc., Cytology, University of Calabar, 1989
  • PhD in-view, Histology and Histochemistry, Ebonyi State University, Abakiliki

Time at the University

  • 2001-2009-Lecturer 1 (Adjunct)
  • 2009-2014-Lecturer 1 (Full -time)
  • 2014 to date-Senior Lecturer

Courses Taught

  • ANT 211-Introduction to Anatomy, Gross Anatomy of upper and lower limbs
  • ANT 341-NeuroAnatomy II
  • ANT 212-Gross Anatomy of thorax and abdomen
  • ANT 242-NeuroAnatomy I
  • ANT 442-Special courses in NeuroAnatomy


Curative study on the activity of methanolic extract of acalypha wilkenesiana (Copper leaf) in Aspirin induced gastric ulceration in Sprague Dawley rats

Methanolic extract of A.wilkesiana at a dose of 200mg/Kg and 300mg/Kg reduced ulcer incidence when compared to the control group. This work suggest that A.wilkesiana has antiulcer potentials due to presence of tannins and saponins

Ethanolic leaf extract of Chrysophyllum albidum on sperm analysis, hormonal profile, SOD and testicular histology of adult male Wistar rats

c.albidum treatment does not cause suppression of spermatogenesis but decrease the hormonal profile.


Professional Affiliations

  • Member,Anatomical Society of Nigeria
  • Member, Neuroscience Society of Nigeria
  • Member, Society of experimental and clinical anatomists of Nigeria