International Research Conference On Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences(IRCPAS 2020)

The conference is organised by UCSI University in collaboration with Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto. The conference is aimed to provide a potential platform to exchange and update your knowledge in pharmaceutical and health sciences research and innovation. The conference has also been planned to have a discussion forum amongst the selected academic and industry delegates, researchers and other potential resource personnel to enable networking opportunities.

Organised by:

UCSI University Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

In collaboration with:

Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto
Theme 21st Century Frontiers: Synergizing the Research
Venue Level 12, Block E, Grand Ballroom, Le Quadri Hotel, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus, Malaysia.
Conference March 7 - 8, 2020

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The University

Anchored on a 30-year track record, UCSI University offers medicine, pharmacy, engineering, applied sciences, business, IT, architecture, social science, music, tourism management, creative arts and design at its campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kuala Terengganu. This diversity has propelled UCSI to Tier 5 - the highest rating accorded to universities in Malaysia - in the 2013 Rating System for Malaysia Higher Education Institutions. Students from more than 80 countries study at UCSI and the University stands out like a melting pot of culture. UCSI also partners with more than 2,300 leading companies around the world, opening doors for students and staff.


The best university with QS World University Ranking #481 and among Asian University Ranking #212, stood UCSI is nation's top private University.

Target Delegates

  • Academicians
  • Researchers
  • Pharmaceutical company directors and CEO’s
  • Chemist and Druggist
  • Healthcare and general practitioners
  • Regulatory practitioners
  • Pharmacist and pharmacy students
  • Allied healthcare professionals
  • Students

Target Research Areas

Pharmaceutical research and development - Current advancements in drug discovery and development, Analytical strategies for pharmaceutical products. Drug price and consumer value in R&D, Pharmacogenomics and marketing research and Drug preformulating and formulations.


Drug design – Computer- aided drug design, molecular modelling, clinical trials and regulatory affairs. Drug design software and medicinal & pharmaceutical chemistry, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy.


Pharmacology – Drug discovery pharmacology, integrative pharmacology, metabolic syndrome pharmacology, neuropharmacology, cancer and CVS pharmacology, pharmacology of cell and organ systems, receptor pharmacology, signal transduction, system biology, structural pharmacology, ethnopharmacology, immunopharmacology, toxicology, drug screening, allied pharmacology.


Pharmaceutical Technology – Advancements and challenges in pharmaceutical nanotechnology, cellular and subcellular drug delivery, Modified drug release, bioavailability and bioequivalence, in vitro and in vivo correlations, vaccine delivery technology, medical devices for drug delivery, smart drug delivery system, patent compliance, drug-drug combinations, inhalation drug delivery technology, biopolymers.


Pharmaceutical Analysis – Analytical techniques and new drug development, separation techniques, advancements invalidation techniques, drug evaluation and market analysis.


IPT and regulatory affairs – drug safety, ideal industry practices, current GMP and GxP in Pharmaceuticals, regulatory compliance and drug registration, biosimilars.


Clinical Pharmacy – Global health, Medication outcomes and comparative effectiveness, Pharmacoepidemiology, Patience compliances, pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, health policies, health delivery education, personalized medicines, pharmacy practice research, clinical nursing, community health nursing, epidemiology and preventive medicine, hygiene and public health, medical and hospital management, legal medicine.


Allied Sciences – Biological chemistry, biomedical engineering, biophysics and biophysical chemistry, molecular and comparative pathobiology, cell biology, molecular biology and genetics, neurosciences, physiology, bioinformatics, material chemistry, applied chemistry, basic chemistry, genomic sciences, basic biology, bacteriology, experimental biology, virology, immunology, mycology, nutrition, Ayurveda, Siddha.

Programme Schedule

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WORKSHOP 1 WORKSHOP 2
An Introduction to the Adoption of Qualitative Research in Pharmacy Practice Preparation and Therapeutic Uses of Time Tested and Trusted Siddha/Alternative Medicine/T/CM Formulations as Nutraceuticals
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali Prof. Dr. Gopal. V
speaker speaker
B.Pharm (Hon), M. Pharm (Clin. Pharm), Ph.D
Professor of Social and Administrative Pharmacy,
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
B.Pharm., M.Pharm., MBA, Ph.D
College of Pharmacy, Mother Theresa
An Introduction to the Adoption of Qualitative Research in Pharmacy Practice Preparation and Therapeutic Uses of Time Tested and Trusted Siddha/Alternative Medicine/T/CM Formulations as Nutraceuticals
  • Overview
  • Illness and its prevention through Siddha/ Spiritual health through Siddha/ Siddha yoga and postures/ Doubts clarification session
  • Make your medicine, know your medicine
  • Demonstration of preparation of Siddha nutraceuticals
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    Time Speaker Subject Venue
    0800 - 0900 - Registration -
    0900 - 0930 - Welcome note -
    0930 - 1100 - Session 1
    (Workshop 1, 2, 3)
    Session Hall 1,2,3
    1100 - 1130 - Tea break -
    1130 - 1230 - Session 2
    (Workshop 1, 2, 3)
    Session Hall 1,2,3
    1230 - 1430 - Lunch / Friday prayer -
    1430 - 1600 - Session 3
    (Workshop 1, 2, 3)
    Session Hall 1,2,3
    1600 - 1630 - Tea Break -
    1630 - 1730 - Networking and Feedback -
    1730 - Photography session -
    Time Speaker Subject Venue
    0800 – 0845 - Registration and Arrival of VIPs -
    0845 – 0900 Assoc Prof Dr Mogana Sundari A/P Rajagopal Welcome Address -
    0900 – 0915 Yang Berbahagia Academician Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff Opening Ceremony Keynote -
    0915 - 0930 Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Peter Ng and Yang Berbahagia Academician Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusof Lauching of IRCPAS 2020 -
    0930 - 1030 Prof. Dr. Joseph T. Dipiro Keynote Speaker Ballroom
    1030 - 1100 - Tea Break / Networking session -
    1100 - 1145 Prof. Dr. Wong Tin Wui Plenary Talk 1 Ballroom
    1145 - 1230 Prof Dr V. Gopal Plenary Talk 2 Ballroom
    1230 - 1330 - Lunch / Networking session -
    1330 – 1415 Prof. Dr. Khozirah Binti Shaari Plenary Talk 3 Ballroom
    1415 – 1500 Prof. Dr. Shamsul Azhar Shah Plenary Talk 4 Ballroom
    1500 - 1530 - Tea break / Poster viewing and judging session -
    1530 - 1700
  • Panel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5*
  • Moderator
  • Forum Ballroom
    1700 - 1715 - Photography Session and Preparation for Gala Dinner Ballroom
    1900 - 2100 - Gala dinner Ballroom
    **Panel Details:
    Panel 1: Prof. Dr. Joseph T. Dipiro
    Panel 2: Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali
    Panel 3: Mr. Amrahi Buang
    Panel 4: Mr Rommel Irwan
    Moderator: Mr. Fazlollah Keshavarzi
    Time Speaker Subject Venue
    0900 – 0945 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Makmor Bakry Plenary Talk 6 Ballroom
    0945 - 1030 Prof. Dr. Chung Lip Yong Plenary Talk 7 Ballroom
    1030 - 1100 - Tea break / Poster viewing and judging session -
    1100 - 1145 Prof Dr Nor Hadiani Ismail Plenary Talk 8 Ballroom
    1145 – 1230 Dr. Didik Setiawan Plenary Talk 9 -
    1230 - 1330 - Lunch / Networking session -
    1330 – 1630 - Oral Presentation
  • Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy practice
  • Pharmacology
  • Alied Sciences & Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Technology & Industry
  • Venue 1
  • Venue 2
  • Venue 3
  • Venue 4
  • 1700 - 1705 - Arrival of VIP’s and Delegates Assembly -
    1705 – 1720 Associate Professor Ir. Dr Jimmy Mok Vee Hoong Awards Best Oral and Poster Presentation
    1720 – 1725 Assistant Professor Dr. Ashok Kumar Balarama Vote of Thanks Ballroom
    1725 - 1730 - Group Photo Session
    1730 - Tea break

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