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FPS Staff Research Projects/Grants


External grant as PI
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name and Amount of Grant
1. Formulation and Evaluation of Enteric Coated Capsules Filled with Oral Mucoadhesive Palifermin Nanoparticles
(Dec 2014-Nov 2017)
Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar Yeong Siew Wei, Lee Ming Tatt FRGS (RM 130, 200)
Ref:(FRGS/2/2014/SKK02/UCSI/02/1)

External grant as Co-PI
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name and Amount of Grant
1. Novel Acinetobacter baumanii antibiotic potentiator from Kitabalia sp, Diospyros sp., and Litsea sp.
( Jan 2019-Dec 2020)
Assoc Prof Dr Christophe Wiart (university of Nottingham) Mogana Sundari Rajagopal
Senior Lecturer
Universiti UCSI
FRGS ( RM 80000)
Ref:(FRGS/1/2018/WAB07/UNIM/02/1)

Internal grant as PI
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name and Amount of Grant
1. Design and characterization of self-microemulsifying system of vorinostat for enhanced bioavailability.
Dec 2017 - Ongoing
Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman Dr Liew Kai Bin & Dr Manogaran Elumalai FRGS ( RM 25000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-015
2. Evaluation of the utilization and provision of written medicine information (WMI) among consumers, community pharmacists and private general practitioners in Klang Valley, Malaysia.
Dec 2017 - Ongoing
Dr. Omotayo Oladuntoye Fatokun Mr Osama Helweh & Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal FRGS ( RM 7100)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-014
3. Caco-2 and FHs 74 Int Cell Proliferation and Cellular Uptake Studies of Human Growth Factor Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles.
Dec 2017 - Ongoing
Manogaran Elumalai Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar FRGS ( RM 20000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-013
4. Force Degradation Studies and Development of A Stability Indicating Method of Flibanserin Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient.
Sep 2017 - Ongoing
Chew Yik Ling Bontha Venkata Subhramanya Lokesh FRGS ( RM 25000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-012
5. Discovery of Natural Product Inhibitors of Phosphodiesterase 10A Using a Multistep Virtual Screening Protocol.
March 2017 - Ongoing
Anand Gaurav Gabriel Akowuah FRGS ( RM 18000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-011
6. Determination of Alendronate Sodium and Acarbose in Tablets: Development and Validation of HPTLC and FTIR Methods.
(Nov 2015 – Oct 2016)
Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla Gabriel Akowuah and Chew Yik Ling FRGS ( RM 25000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-010
7. Optimisation of Processing Variables for Superior Quality Film-Coated Tablets.
(Oct 2015-Sep 2016)
Palanirajan Vijayraj Kumar - FRGS ( RM 25000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-008
8. Development and Evalaution of A Novel Direct Compressible XYLITOL-STARCH Base Co-processed Adjuvant for Orally Disintegrating Tablet Application.
Oct 2015 -2019
Liew Kai Bin Anand Gaurav FRGS ( RM 24000)
Ref: Proj-In-FPS-007
9. Phytochemical Analysis, Preliminary Screening of Anti-cancer Activity and Oral Toxicity Study of Clinacanthus nutans Leave Extract.
(May, 2012-September, 2013)
AP Dr. Chin Jin Han - CERVIE RGS (RM 104,000)
10. Formulation and characterization of Novel Bioconjugated Polymeric Rapamycin(Sirolimus)nanoparticles.
(Dec 2010 to Dec 2013)
Mr. B.V.S. Lokesh Dr.Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar CERVIE RGS (RM 80,000)

Internal grant as Co-PI
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name and Amount of Grant
1. Notch and Wnt Specific Inhibitors of Cancer Stem Cells.
(Feb 2014 - Jan 2016)
- Dr. Lee Siew Keah CERVIE RGS (RM 170,000)
2. Purification and Identification of Potent Antioxidative Components of Tropical Fruits’ Peel and Their Oxidative Stabilization Effect in Cooking Oil.
(Jan, 2012-Dec, 2013)
- Assoc. Prof. Gabriel A. Akowuah as co-researcher CERVIE RGS (RM 236,500)

MCPP Research Projects (Faculty research Grant – RM 1500)
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name of Students Year
1. Community pharmacists’ intentions to report adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in Malaysia using the theory of planned behaviour: a cross-sectional study in Johor, Malaysia Asst. Prof. Dr. Omotayo Fatokun - Hari Pretha Nair A/P Raghvan 2018
2. Post-licensure safety surveillance for Human Papilloma Virus vaccine in Malaysia Asst. Prof. Fazlollah Keshavarzi Asst. Prof. Dr. Omotayo Fatokun Chang Lina 2018
3. A cross sectional study of public knowledge, attitude and practice towards counterfeit and adulterated medicines in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asst. Prof. Fazlollah Keshavarzi Mr Yap Chuan Sheng Por Choo Shiuan 2018
4. Barriers and Enhancers of Medication Error Reporting Among Malaysian Hospital Pharmacists, A Qualitative Exploration Asst. Prof. Fazlollah Keshavarzi - Yoo Keat Jiu 2018
5. Course Satisfaction and Perception of Malaysian Provisionally Registered Pharmacists toward Their Training: A Qualitative Study Asst. Prof. Fazlollah Keshavarzi Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Hee Mei Qi 2018
6. Perception and acceptance of pharmacogenetic testing among the general public in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asst. Prof. Dr. Omotayo Fatokun Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Nithya A/P Palani 2018

PP491 Undergraduate Projects (Faculty Grant – RM 1500)
No Title of Project Name of PI Name of CO-PIs Name of Students Year
1. Fabrication and evaluation of a minimally invasive delivery systems for a regenerative medicine and cell therapy Ms. Melbha Starlin Assoc. Prof. Dr. Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar Vivien Ling Wang Ting 2018
2. Effect of Polymers on the Dissolution and Release Behaviour of Nateglinide in SR Matrix Tablets Asst. Prof. Dr. Ashok Kumar Janakiraman Ms. Melbha Starlin, Dr. Liew Kai Bin Amanda Ng Thing Wei 2018
3. In vitro antimotility and anti-spasmodic effect of Garcinia mangostana extract in isolated chick ileum preparation Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Michelle Ooi Yi Ching 2018
4. In silico screening of selected flavanones for acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Saleem - Law Su Hui 2018
5. In vitro antimotility and anti-spasmodic effect of Nephelium lappaceum extract in isolated chick ileum preparation Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Tan Xue Qin 2018
6. In Silico investigations on the probable macromolecular drug targets involved in the anti-schizophrenia activity of some medicinal Ocimum sanctum Asst. Prof. Dr. Anand Gaurav - Goh Yen Joe 2018
7. In Silico investigations on the probable macromolecular drug targets involved in the anti-schizophrenia activity of Terminalia belerica Dr. Asst. Prof. Anand Gaurav - Lim Chiew Fei 2018
8. In Silico investigations on the probable macromolecular drug targets involved in the anti-schizophrenia activity of some medicinal Nardostachys jatamansi Asst. Prof. Dr. Anand Gaurav - Foong Xi Wei 2018
9. In vitro 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX) enzyme evaluation of the leaves & barks of Artabotrys Suaveolens (Blume) Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan Foo Jun Hoe 2018
10. Knowledge and awareness about blood pressure, stroke & prevalence of hypertension: A cross sectional study in respondents in community pharmacies in Klang Valley. Mr. Yap Chuan Sheng Prof. Dr. Yeoh Peng Nam; Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Cheah Dau Jin 2018
11. In-vitro Screening of Lilium lancifolium THUNB for Acetyl Cholinesterase Inhibition Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Saleem Asst. Prof. Dr. Haja Nazeer Ahamed Irene Goh Cai Hong 2018
12. In vitro antioxidant activtiy of superoxide dismutase (SOD) enzyme evaluation of the leaves and barks of Artabotrys suaveolens (Blume) Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasikala Chinnappan Theresa Lee Wei Ting 2018
13. Knowledge and awareness about blood pressure, stroke & prevalence of hypertension: A cross sectional study in respondents in a private university. Mr. Yap Chuan Sheng Prof. Dr. Yeoh Peng Nam; Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Khor Zi Xuan 2018
14. In-silico study of Bio active Phenylpropenoids from Lilium lancifolium Thunb. for Acetylcholinesterase Inhibition. Asst. Prof. Dr. Anand Gaurav Asst. Prof. Dr. Haja Nazeer Ahamed Wang Wai Yern 2018
15. Phytochemical analysis and in vitro antioxidant effect of the methanolic fraction of the leaves of Artabotrys suavolens (Blume). Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Dr. Manogaran Elumalai Koh Wei Ling 2018
16. Phytochemistry analysis and in vitro antioxidant effect of the methanolic fraction of the bark of Artabotrys suavolenes (Blume). Asst. Prof. Dr. Mogana Sundari Rajagopal Dr. Manogaran Elumalai Foh Lu Min 2018
17. Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice of Malaysian women towards cervical cancer vaccine. Mr Fazlollah Keshavarzi Mr Muhammad Arief Ms Loh Jiaying 2018
18. Docking studies of curcumin and analogs with various phosphodiesterase 4 subtypes. Dr Anand Gaurav AP Dr Gabriel A. Akowuah Ms Yau Xin Yi 2017
19. Investigation of Effect of Polymers and Processing Method on the Physical Properties of Orally Disintegrating Film. Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman Mr Liew Kai Bin Ms Sim Kheng Yi-Ing 2017
20. Caco-2 cell Proliferation and Cellular Uptake Studies of Human Growth Factor Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles. Mr Manogaran Elumalai Dr Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar Mr William Choo Cheng 2017
21. Project: FHs 74 Int Cell Proliferation and Cellular Uptake Studies of Human Growth Factor Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles. Mr Manogaran Elumalai Dr Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar Ms Bharathy A/P Raghavan 2017
22. "Project: Beliefs and practices regarding Childhood fever among English-speaking Malaysian parents. Dr Ali Qais Blebil Dr Juman Abdulelah Dujaili (IMU) Ms Hew Yu Hua 2017
23. Quantitative structure activity relationship studies for optimisation of selective phosphodiesterase 4B inhibitors based on triazine & 2-arylpyrimidine scaffold. Asst Prof Dr Anand Gaurav AP Dr Gabriel A. Akowuah Por Choo Shiuan 2016
24. Knowledge and attitude of the public towards herbal use in community pharmacies in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. Assoc Prof Yeong Siew Wei - Choong Yuan Chyi 2016
25. Evaluation of inhibitory effect of Momordica Charantia L. (Bitter Melon) seed oil on leukocyte migration and pro-inflammatory cytokines production in acute inflammation. Asst Prof Dr Lee Ming Tatt - Goh Chuhn Hung 2015
26. Theoretical evaluation for anti-inflammatory effect of tetrahydrocurcumin by computer aided molecular docking system. Mr Manogaran Elumalai Asst Prof Dr Palanirajan Vijayraj Kumar Elaine Tan Hui Chuen 2015
27. Evaluation of acetylcholinesterase inhibitory effect of hesperetin in vitro. Asst Prof Dr Mohammed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor Assoc Prof Dr Chin Jin Han Choong Yin Leng 2015
28. Evaluation of acetylcholinesterase inhibitory effect of andrographolide in vitro. Asst Prof Dr Mohammed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor Assoc Prof Dr Chin Jin Han Wong Gah Wai 2015
29. Evaluation of acetylcholinesterase inhibitory effect of piperine in vitro. Asst Prof Dr Mohammed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor Assoc Prof Dr Chin Jin Han Tae Wey 2015
30. Barrier Protective Effect of a 2,4,6-trihydroxyl-3-geranylacetophenone (tHGA) on Endotoxin0induced Inflammatory Responses in both Cellular and Animal Models. Dr.Tham Chau Ling (Lecturer in UPM) Dr Lee Ming Tatt (Inter-varsity supervisory collaboration) Mr Muhammad Nazmi Firdaus bin Musa 2014
31. Awareness and knowledge of pregnant women about folic acid in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mr. Fazlollah Keshavarzi Ms Wan Mun Yi Ms Choong Moon Ting 2014
32. Evaluation of analgesic activity of leaves of Manilkara zapota (Ciku fruit tree). Mr. Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor AP Dr. Chin Jin Han Ms. Yong Ka Yee 2013
33. Effect of Clinacanthus nutans Leaves Extract on Acetylcholinesterase Activity in Mice. AP Dr. Chin Dr. Lee Siew Keah Mr. Lau Kee Wei 2013
34. Health Beliefs and Perception of Breast Cancer Patients in Relation to the Usage of Herbal Medicines. A.P. Dr. Yeong Siew Wei Ms. Tan Bee Kim Ms. Chan Mei Fong 2012
35. In vitro antibacterial activity of Clinacanthus nutans methanolic leaf extract. Mr. Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor AP Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah Mr. Ho Shing Yang 2012
36. Sub-Acute Toxicity Study of Clinacanthus nutans Leaves Extract in Rats. AP Dr. Chin Jin Han AP Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah Ms. P’ng Xiu Wen 2012
37. Phytochemical screening and bioautography of Clinacanthus nutans methanolic leaf extract. AP Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah Ms. Priya Madhavan & Mr. Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor Mr. Tiew Wah Peng 2012
38. Evaluation of the Toxic Effect of Strobilanthes crispus Leaves Extract in Rats. AP Dr. Chin Jin Han Dr. Lim Vuanghao Mr. Lim Kean Tatt 2011
39. HPLC Analyses of Polyphenols in Plant Extracts and Their Antimicrobial Activity. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah Ms. Priya Madhavan Mr. Cheong Wei Kiat 2011
40. Antimicrobial Activity of Strobilanthus crispus Ethanolic Extract. Ms. Priya Madhavan Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah Mr. Yap Chuan Sheng 2011
41. Toxicity study of Vinca rosea L. (periwinkle) in Sprague Dawley rats. AP Dr. Chin Jin Han Prof. Abas Hj Hussin (USM) Mr. Kevin Liew Yen Wei 2010
42. Toxicity Study of Averrhoa carambola (Star Fruit) in Sprague Dawley Rats. AP Dr. Chin Jin Han Dr. Nalamolu K. Rao Mr. Tomas Khoo Zi Yu 2009
43. Infra-red Profile and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Selected Botanicals. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gabriel A. Akowuah AP Dr. Chin Jin Han Mr. Vun Vui Kiat 2009