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Norman Chieng, Pharmacy Graduate


PhD (2008), PGDip Pharm (2004), BPharm (2002)

Position now

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University in Malaysia

Previous positions

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Connecticut, USA

Current research

Research interests include solid state of drugs (ie polymorphism, amorphous and co-crystal systems), material characterisation and lyopreservation of biomacromolecules/cells. The aim is to improve understanding of the physicochemical properties of the formulation systems and to apply the knowledge (eg solubility, stability) for a better and safer use of medicines in patients.

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