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Por Choo Shiuan

Lecturer | Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Academic Qualifications

Master of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Areas of Interest
Natural Product
Pharmacy Practice
Counterfeit and Adulterated Medicine
Counterfeit and Adulterated Medicine
Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Professional Bodies Membership

  • Member, Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS)
  • Fully Registered Pharmacist (FRP), Board of Pharmacy, Malaysia

Research

Research project

Grants

Collaboration

Status

Standardisation and Mechanism of Action of Polyherbal Formulation MM-24 for Cutaneous Wound Healing

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education, Malaysia

FRGS/1/2021/WAB03/UCSI/03/1

 

On-going

Evaluation of Polyherbal Formulation, MM-15 for Dual Inhibition of 5-Lipoxygenase (5-LOX)/Cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) and 5-LOX derivatives in the Mechanistic Pathway of Primary Dysmenorrhea

UCSI Research Excellence & Innovative Grant (REIG)

REIG-FPS-2020-049F

 

On-going

Formulation of mangosteen and seaweed-based sunscreens and evaluation of their in vitro and clinical efficacy

Pioneer Scientist Incentive Fund (PSIF)

Proj-2019-In-FPS-023

 

On-going

Formulation And Evaluation Of Mangosteen And Seaweed Based Cream For Anti-Aging And Anti-Acne Effects

Pioneer Scientist Incentive Fund (PSIF)

Proj-2019-In-FPS-019

 

On-going

 

Supervision:

Undergraduate students (Completed)

  • Pang Jian Ling (2020)

 

 

Publications

  1. Quantitative structure–activity relationship modeling of s-triazines and 2-arylpyrimidines as selective PDE4B inhibitors, Anand Gaurav, Gabriel Akyirem Akowuah, Choo Shiuan Por. Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  2. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of General Public Towards Counterfeit and Adulterated Medicines: a Cross-sectional Study in Malaysia. Choo Shiuan Por, Fazlollah Keshavarzi, Chuan Sheng Yap, Yee Chang Soh

Community Engagement

  • Counsellor for Public Health Campaign
  • Facilitator for UCSI PharmCare

Award and Recognition

  • Association of British Inventors and Innovators (ABII), Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE)
  • Gold Medal, Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE)
  • Silver Medal, The International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)
  • Gold Medal Award 2017 by Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

Other achievements

  • External examiner (dissertation)

    Master of Science Thesis. Priscilla Ann Moknasing. “Neuroprotective and neurotogenic activities of Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden combined with medicinal plant extracts”. University Malaya.

  • External international grant reviewer

    2017. International Grant Reviewer. Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT - Chile).