WHY STUDY PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES AT UCSI UNIVERSITY
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Our students have exceeded a 98% passing rate for three years in a row in the Malaysian Qualifying Examination for Practising Pharmacists.
87% of our lecturers comprise of PhD holders and 65% are registered pharmacists with many years of contribution to pharmacy education and pharmaceutical research.
Our programme emphasises on student-centred learning through Problem-based learning, project based learning and pharmacist role-play.
The Pharmaceutical service division, ministry of health recognises UCSI as a Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training facility under the R&D pathway.
Our students are annually selected for research programmes by top universities: University of Chicago, University of British Colombia and Nihon Pharmaceutical University.
Our faculty staff and students are actively involved in various community outreach programs: Public Health Campaign, Know Your Medicine Campaign and UCSI Pharmcare.
Won the 'Best Poster Presenter' award at the MET-I-CON 2019 International Conference on Innovation in Pharmaceutical Technologies which was held on 15th and 16th February 2019 in Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
Pharmacogenomics research attachment at University of Chicago, working on participatory genomic test associated with CYP2D6 enzyme by Invader Panel Assay and TaqMan® Copy Number Variation, translation of genotype into phenotype and their correlations with clinically important drugs therapy.
Selected to attend an intensive summer programme on discovery of new medicines and personalising medicines with the genomics and biotechnology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in 2017.
Selected to participate in a summer research programme at the University of Chicago where he was able to enhance his knowledge in pharmacogenomics in 2018. Conducted assays that detect Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) for important genes in DNA throughout the summer programme with the project based on Open Array, which can detect huge amount of SNPs, up to 480 in a single run.
He was selected to participate in Pharmaceutical Research Summer Programme at Nihon Pharmaceutical University, Japan (Division of Pharmacotherapy) to analyse concentrations of melatonin and norepinerphrine in breast milk and mammary epithelial cell by HPLC-ECD or LC/MS/MS in 2018.
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