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IMU School of Pharmacy Organised Nanomedicine Talk

25 Oct 2016

1 August 2016 – Pharmaceutical Technology Department organised a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course on “Nanomedicine is Key to New Generation of Drug Delivery: Myth or Reality” under School of Pharmacy, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr Farrukh Zeeshan, Dr Shadab Md and Dr Thiagarajan were the organising committee under the guidance of Dr Nagashekhara Molugulu and Prof Mallikarjuna Rao Pichika along with the assistance of ICL. IMU ICL FC logo-FINAL The objectives of the workshop were to update participants on advances in nanotechnology and its application in nanomedicine, to discuss current challenges and issues associated with nanomedicine formulations, to highlight clinical developments and progress in bringing nanomedicines from bench to market and to provide networking and collaboration opportunities for researchers working in nanomedicine. News 2 Total delegates who attended the CPD course were forty-five (45) and they were from Malaysia, Singapore and India. During the welcome address, Dr Wong Pei Se welcomed speakers and delegates and briefed the audience on the theme of the CPD course. This CPD course was designed to link the theory and practice of nano-medicine formulations from clinical developments to commercialisation. It covered topics that familiarised individuals from pharmacy, biotechnology, bioengineering and medical fields in nanotechnology research and its applications in medicine. The CPD course comprised of lectures with updated examples and a panel discussion to encourage participation and exchange information. There were four speakers representing Singapore, East and West Malaysia and India. In addition, participants gained 6 CPD points which was endorsed by Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, Malaysia. The CPD course key sponsor was PerkinElmer and supporting sponsors were Mettler-Toledo and TA Instruments.

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