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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Mr. Rhaheem Layne-Yarde

Mr. Rhaheem Layne-Yarde

Assistant Lecturer in Pharmacology

Preclinical and Health Sciences


I conducted research studies in collaboration with public health agencies to target vectors of arboviral diseases.


  • BBMedSci, Pharmacology (Honours), UWI, 2018
  • PhD Candidate, Pharmacology, UWI

Research Areas

My research interest encompasses the investigation into novel measures and strategies to control the arboviral vector Aedes aegypti. I am also focused on the development of alternative agents to combat resistant populations of Aedes aegypti.

Another research project that I am focused on involves the investigation into the contributing factors for Hypertension in the Africa-descendent population of Barbados.

Teaching Areas

  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Cancer chemotherapy
  • Antihypertensive drugs
  • Antidiabetic drugs
  • Gastrointestinal agents
  • Drug toxicity


1. Layne-Yarde, R., Sandiford, S. 2023. Larvicidal Potential of Caribbean Plants. Biomed Research International. 2023(5):1-8. DOI:10.1155/2023/5518863


Hypertension, Ethnopharmacology, Aedes aegypti, Larvicide

Faculty of Medical Sciences
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