Director of Research

Professor George Obeng Adjei

Professor George Obeng Adjei holds an MD Degree from the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland, and PhD Degree from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, and a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.

His is a translational physician scientist with expertise and scholarly interests in Paediatric Clinical Pharmacology, especially in clinical trials, therapeutics in special patient populations, diagnostic applications through studies on basic disease mechanisms.

His research publications have focused on the pathogenesis of severe childhood malaria, and clinical pharmacology of antimalarial drugs in the area(s) of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modelling for optimized drug dosing in disease management. He has a keen interest in clinical research ethics, especially ethics of clinical research in vulnerable populations. In this regard he serves on several institutional ethics review boards. He is the immediate past Director of the Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UG Medical School.