Pharmacy Research Day 2018

Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Cures

12 June 2018, 9 AM – 5 PM

The Pharmacy Research Day 2018 is an event organized by the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Graduate Committee (PGC), serving to build up a platform of communication between students and faculty of the department to discuss research, ideas, and innovation. It also serves as a wonderful opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate students to showcase their research findings to the community and expand their spectrum of research knowledge. Come and be a part of this insightful and educative event. Because together we grow, together we achieve!

Time Event
09.00 – 09.10 Opening Address

Prof. Christina Chai, Head of Department, NUS Pharmacy

09.10 – 09.35 Genome mining for posttranslational modifications

Asst Prof Brandon Morinaka

09.40 – 09.55 Genome Mining of Bacterial rSAM Enzymes for Natural Product Discovery

Mr. Tooh Yi Wei, FYP Winner (PC category)

10.00 – 10.20

Indolyl Azaspiroketal Mannich Bases Are Potent Anti-mycobacterial Agents with Selective Membrane Permeabilizing Effects and In Vivo Activity

Samuel Agyei Nyantakyi, PG Winner (PC category)

10.20 – 10.45 AM tea break and poster viewing
10.45 – 11.10 Synthetic Peptide-Based Antimicrobials & Their Delivery: Prospects & Challenges

A/Prof Rachel Ee

11.15 – 11.30 Understanding the Release Performance of Pellets with Hydrophobic Inclusions in Sustained-Release Coatings

Mr. Tiang Yi Long, FYP winner (PT category)

11.35 – 11.55 The Development of Novel Delivery Systems For Anti-Obesity Treatment

Zou Shui, PG Winner (PT category)

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch and poster selection
13.30 – 13.55 Isorhapontigenin: a promising candidate for nutraceutical

Asst Prof Lin Haishu

14.00 – 14.15 Pharmacokinetic and Pharmaacodynamic Characterisation of Abiraterone in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Ms. Rebecca Neo Wan Yi, FYP winner (PK category)

14.20 – 14.40 Titanium dioxide nanoparticles induces endothelial leakiness and promotes cancer metastasis in vitro and in vivo

Tee Jie Kai, PG Winner (PK category)

14.45 – 15.10 Vancomysin Dosing and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Defining Current Practices and Identifying Areas of Improvement

Dr. Han Zhe

15.15 – 15.30 Evaluating the Safety Profile of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors

Ms. Bernice Leow Li Hsia, FYP winner (PP category)

15.35 – 15.55
Evaluating the Impact of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose Frequencies on Glucose Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes who do not use Insulin: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Xu Yingqi, PG Winner (PP category)

16.00 – 16.20
PM Tea Break
16.20 – 16:40 Pharmacokinetics of Levetiracetam in Neurosurgical ICU Patients

Ong Chiat Ling, Jasmine (Pharm.D. programme)

16.45 – 17.00
Best Poster Awards
17.00 – 17.10
Concluding remarks
Abstract Submission

Calling for abstracts in the field of:

  • Clinical Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Biology & Pharmacokinetics
  • Drug Delivery & Pharmaceutical Technology

Abstract deadline: 30 May 2018

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