David Darko Obiri

David Darko Obiri
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPPS), KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.


Dr . rer. nat. David Darko Obiri is a Pharmacist by profession. He g raduated B achelor of P harmacy, BPharm (Hons) and M aster of P harmacy (M.Pharm) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. In 2007, he registered as a PhD student in the lab of Prof. Dr. A.C.B. Cato in the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK) now the campus Nord of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ( KIT ) , Germany . He received his Dr. rer. nat. in 2010 from the Uni versity of Heidelberg, Germany and then worked as a Post - Doctoral Fellow in the KIT til l 2011. Currently , he is a Senior l ecturer in Pharmacology with responsibility of teaching pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate levels . He is the Country Coordinator, Western Africa Network of N atural P roducts Research Scientists (WANNPRESS) His research interests include mast cell signalling and the pharmacology of plants and natural products with anti - inflammatory acti on

Research Interest

Mast Cell Signalling and the pharmacology of plants and natural products with anti-inflammatory actions