About the Journal

Journal of Drug Discovery and Research is the official journal of Drug Discovery and Research Group. The journal accepts manuscripts on various aspects of drug discovery and research including but not limited to natural products, computer-aided drug discovery, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, pharmaceuticals, drug analysis and drug synthesis.

About The Research Group

Drug Discovery and Research Group, University of Uyo, Nigeria was formed in 2016 with just seven members. The Vision of the group is to be an excellent research group that is geared towards reducing the burden of tropical diseases through cutting edge research. While the group Mission is to undertake interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research aimed at the discovery of drugs for the treatment of malaria, diabetes, cancer and other tropical diseases in Nigeria.

The purpose of DDRG is to encourage and assist research, training, publication and dissemination of knowledge in drug discovery and research. DDRG is organized and operates as a research and educational organization recognized as a Part C of Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2004 (CAMA).


About the Journal

Journal of Drug Discovery and Research is the official Journal of Drug Discovery and Research. The scope of the Journal includes the following areas:

1. Drug Discovery
2. Drug Synthesis
3. Natural products
4. Medicinal Chemistry
5. Biological screening of compounds
6. Structure-Activity Relationship
7. Drug-Drug/Food Interaction
8. Pharmacokinetics
9. Drug Formation
10. Drug design
11. Molecular targets of drugs
12. Other aspects of drug research

The frequency of publications is Quarterly (January, April, July and October)


Our Research is aimed at the discovery of drugs for the treatment of tropical diseases in Nigeria. Diseases such as:


Our Vision:

To be an excellent research group that is geared towards reducing the burden of tropical diseases through cutting edge research

Our Mission:

To undertake interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research aimed at the discovery of drugs for the treatment of malaria, diabetes, cancer and other tropical diseases in Nigeria.