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Assistant Professor Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan

Assistant Professor Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan

Head of Department, Pharmaceutical Biology | Department of Pharmaceutical Biology
 

Academic Qualifications

PhD (Pharmacology)
M.Pharm.
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Areas of Interest
Diabetes mellitus and its vascular complication
Professional Bodies

  1. Registered Pharmacist, Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council, India

Research

Research project

Grants

Collaboration

Status

Preparation of alpha mangostin loaded Chitosan-Poly(caprolactone) nanofibers and evaluation of wound healing activity in streptozotocin induced diabetic rat model.

 

UCSI University Pioneer scientist incentive fund (PSIF)

Proj-2019-In-FPS-028

Prof. Dr. Wong Tin Wui

Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM, Malaysia.

On-going

Formulation and evaluation of mangosteen and seaweed-based face cream for antiaging and antiacne effects.

 

UCSI University Pioneer scientist incentive fund (PSIF)

Proj-2019-In-FPS-019

 

On-going

UCSI University Pioneer scientist incentive fund (PSIF)- Formulation of mangosteen and seaweed impregnated bio cellulose facial mask for antiaging and anti-acne effects.  

 

UCSI University Pioneer scientist incentive fund (PSIF)

Proj-2019-In-FPS-024

 

On-going

Standardization and the mechanism of action of polyherbal formulation MM-15 for primary Dysmenorrhea.

 

Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) Fundamental Research Grant Scheme

FRGS/1/2019/WAB07/UCSI/02/1

Prof. Dr. Khozirah Shaari, Department of Chemistry, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Prof. Dr. Hadiani Bte Ismail, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Universiti Teknologi MARA

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Seiichi Yamaji, Faculty Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nihon Pharmaceutical University, Japan.

Dr.Norhayati Bt Abdullah, Forest Research Institute Malaysia.

 

On-going

 

Supervision:

PhD students (Current)

  • Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdal
  • Por Choo Shiuan
  • Najwan Jubair

 

Undergraduate students (Completed)

  • Looi Kah Xin (2019)
  • Chong Wei Chean (2019)
  • Michelle Ooi Yi Ching (2018)
  • Tan Xue Qin (2018)

Publications

  1. Michelle Ooi Yi Ching, Sasikala Chinnappan, Mogana Sundari Rajagopal (2019). In Vitro antimotility and antispasmodic effects of Garcinia mangostana extracts in isolated chicken ileum preparation, International Journal of research in Pharmaceutical sciences, 10(2),1444-1447.
  2. Sasikala Chinnappan, Palanisamy Sivanandy, Rajenthina Sagaran, & Nagashekhara Molugulu (2017). Assessment of Knowledge of Diabetes Mellitus in the Urban Areas of Klang District, Malaysia. Pharmacy, 5(1):1.
  3. Sasikala, C., &YajamanSudhakar (2015). Effect of compounds isolated from Filicium decipiens and Ventilago maderaspatana against diabetic nephropathy in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical education and research, 49(2):146-151.
  4. Sasikala, C., & YajamanSudhakar (2013). Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic effects of methanolic extract of Filicium decipiens in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 4(12):4741-4744.
  5. Sasikala, C., & Yajaman Sudhakar (2011). Hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic activity of methanolic extract of Ventilago moderspermatana. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 4(10), 3792-3793.
  6. Sasikala, C., & YajamanSudhakar, Venkatalakshmi, R., Maheshkumar, K (2011). Evaluation of diuretic activity of methanolic extract of Filicium decipiens in Rats. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 4(11),4104-4105.

Conferences

  1. International Conference on Antioxidants and Degenerative Diseases, 18-19th July 2018, Malaysia. “Antidepressant and antioxidant properties of α -mangostin in diabetic rats”.
  2. Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences conference, Aug 1-2, Malaysia 2015. “Wound healing activity of ethanolic extract of Filicium decipiens on rats”.
  3. International scientific conference, Nov-2-4, Malaysia. “Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Ventilogo moderspermatana”.
  4. International conference on herbal medicine, Feb 26-28, 2009, Bangalore, India. “Phytochemical constituents used for anticancer agents”.
  5. Periyar recent innovative scientific meet, April 16, 2007, India. “Anti-inflammatory activity of Erythrinastricta Roxb in Albino Rat”.