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About centre

The Centre for Pharmaceutical Research and Post-graduate Studies is built on the concept of outcome-based research, incorporating academic, business and personal ethics with rising standard of goals and challenges. The Centre for Pharmaceutical Research and Post-graduate Studies is one of the research arms of the Centre for Graduate Studies and Faculty of Pharmacy, Quest international University Perak (QIUP). It is commissioned in the year of 2017 following the approval of the higher management of QIUP. It is located in the campus of QIUP at Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, and Malaysia. The research centre conducts postgraduate study, both at the MSc and Ph.D levels by full research mode. Intra- and inter-universities, as well as, industry-university research collaborations are initiated, both locally and internationally, by the research centre.

The research centre welcomes industry projects on product research, development, scale up and commercialization. The project focuses primarily on scientific basis of product formulation and performance along with scale up at pharmaceutical production pilot plant. The centre also takes on other research interest areas as listed below.

Name of Research Member Major Research Interests
Prof. Datuk Dr Allan Mathews
  • Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Quality of Medicines along the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
  • Impact Studies on Clinical Pharmacy Services
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syed Atif Abbas
  • Cardiovascular and Renal Pharmacology/Physiology
  • Antihypertensive and hypoglycemic effects of herbal extracts
Dr. Mahibub Mahamadsa Kanakal
  • Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Stealth Liposomes and Nanoparticles
  • Powder-liquid three-dimensional printing (3D) of drugs & Tablets
  • Formulation Development & Evaluation of Natural Compounds
  • Analytical Method Research & Development
Mr. Lean Yen Loong
  • Development of Analytical Procedures
Ms. Ayesha Fatima
  • Computer aided drug designing and modeling
  • Computational evaluation of drug action
  • Drug formulation and computational ADMET studies
Ms. Gayathri Rajamanickam
  • Synthesis of novel medicinal compounds
  • Isolation and characterization of natural Products
  • Pharmacological evaluation of CNS activities

Contact Us:
Dr Mahibub Mahamadsa Kanakal
Director, Centre for Pharmaceutical Research & Postgraduate Studies
Faculty of Pharmacy, Quest International University Perak (QIUP)
No.227, Plaza TTS (Level 2) Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun 30250 Ipoh, Perak, Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
Tel: +6052490500 , Fax: +605 241 0295
Email: enquiries@qiup.edu.mymahibub.kanakal@qiup.edu.my

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