Assistant Professor Dr Sasikala Chinnappan

Head of Department, Pharmaceutical Biology | Department of Pharmaceutical Biology

Academic Qualifications

PhD (Pharmacology)
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Areas of Interest
Diabetes mellitus and its vascular complication
Wound healing activities
Toxicity studies
Nanofiber formulation
Professional Bodies Membership

  1. Life Member- Tamilnadu Pharmacy Council, India 


Current research project (PI/Co-PI)




Evaluation of Herbal Mixture for the treatment of Urolithiasis



REIG, UCSI University

Dr. Venkatalakshmi.

School of Pharmacy,

Associate Professor,

, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, (Deemed to be University), Chennai, India.



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

PSIF, UCSI University

Prof Wong Tin Wui.

Non-Destructive Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Centre, Smart Manufacturing Research Institute, Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.



PhD students (Current)

Lida Majidinia 

Farah Abdulhessein Shakir 

PhD students (Completed)

Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali (2022)

Master students (Current)

Zhang Yanzhao

Master students (Completed)

Lim Chiew Vien (2022)

Undergraduate students (Current)

Sam Jie Ying

Angeline Kam Pei Lynn

Undergraduate students (Completed)

Tan Jie Wei (2022)

Sammie Loh Pei (2022)

Gan Min Huei (2021)

Tan Wei Hsia (2021)

Looi Kah Xin (2020)

Chong Wei Chean (2020)

Michelle Ooi Yi Ching (2018)

Tan Xue Qin (2018)



  1. Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali., Marwah Kzar., Sasikala Chinnappan., Ravishankar Ram Mani., Chung Kah Xin., Ivy Tiong Yien Ting., Lai Jing Yung and Patricia Lee Yee Wei. (2023). Nanotechnology in the Treatment of Infectious Diseases: A Review. Int. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 19(1),2023, 1-8.
  2. Uma Maheshwari Nallal, V., Razia, M., Ozlem Ates Duru, G., Ramalingam.,
    Sasikala Chinnappan., Murugesan Chandrasekaran, R. M. Gengan,
    Woo Jin Chung, Soon Woong Chang, and Balasubramani Ravindran. (2022). Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Multi shaped Crystalline Silver
    Nanoparticles Using Hill Garlic Extract and Their Potential Application as an Antifungal Agent, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2022, 1-7. (IF 1.98)
  3. Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali., Marwah Sami Kzar., Sasikala Chinnappan., Ravishankar Ram Mani., Malarvili Selvaraja., Kok Jing Wen., Lai Sally., Fu Wai Kuang. (2022). Application Of Nanoantibiotics Approach Against Anti-Bacterial Resistance, International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics,14 (3), 34-39.
  4. Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali., Sasikala Chinnappan., Basma, M., Abd Razik., Mogana, R., Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla., Rahman H. (2022). Pharmacological activities of Curcumin: An update. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology,15(6),2809-3.
  5. Balasubramani Ravindran.,  Mukesh KumarAwasthi., Soon WoongChang., P.K.Selvi, Ramalingam Balachandar., Sasikala Chinnappan., Nur Izyan WanAzelee., Ganesh Munuswamy-Ramanujam, (2022). Valorization of food waste and poultry manure through co-composting amending saw dust, biochar and mineral salts for value-added compost production, 126442. (IF 9.64)
  6. Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali., Sasikala Chinnappan., Basma M. Abd Razik., Mogana, R., Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla., Rahman H., Laith, H. Samein. (2021).  Impact of Covid-19 On Multiple Body Organ Failure: A Review, International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 13 (5), 54-59.
  7. Aya Alabdali1., Marwah Kzar., Sasikala Chinnappan., Mogana, R., Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla., Rahman, H., Basma, M. Abd Razik. (2021). Antioxidant activity of Curcumin, Research J. Pharm. and Tech, 14(12, 6741-6746.

Community engagement

Volunteer- Collection and Storage of Covid Vaccine, UCSI University, 2021 

Awards and Recognitions

Blancour: Formualtion and development of Tremella Fuciformis whitening cream- Malaysia Technology Expo 2023- Gold award.

Pureemer- New Polyherbal Anti-Aging Formulation, Malaysia International Expo on
Invention and Innovations (SDG, MTE) 2022– Silver Award
: Malaysia International Expo on Invention and Innovations (MTE)
2022, Malaysia- Silver award.
3D Nanofibes:
Antibacterial activity of rambutan extract-loaded electrospinning
nanofiber against Staphylococcus aureus- SIIF 2021, Seoul Korea-Seoul International Invention Fair” 1st – 4th of December 2021-Silver award- 2020.


Other achievements

External examiner (Thesis)

Ph.D. T Arun Kumar.Formulation, optimization, evaluation and invitro anticancer study of rutaecarpine nanoparticles”. Vels University, India.