The Open Medicinal Chemistry Journal

ISSN: 1874-1045 ― Volume 15, 2021

Note: Average publication time is 18 days between the final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication

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C.A.C. Abdullah (Biography
C.A.C. Abdullah

Dr Che Azurahanim Che Abdullah @ Dr CACA is currently a senior lecturer in Faculty of Science Universiti Putra Malaysia. Due to her multidisciplinary expertise, she has strong links with both local and international research collaborators including her PhD supervisor Dr Richard Sear at University of Surrey, material science expert Professor Alan Dalton at University of Sussex and Professor Ray Baughman group at Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, USA. For ADMET and Toxicology she learned from Dr Nick Plant from Centre for Toxicology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. She gained in depth knowledge related to using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and immunofluorescence. She collaborates with Associate Professor Yuki Shirosaki at Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) Japan for biomaterials related research. Currently within UPM she collaborates with Associate Prof Dr Latifah Saiful Yazan from Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Dr Mas Jaffri Masaruddin in Faculty of Biotechnology, Prof Dr Robiah Yunus and Associate Prof Dr Suraya Abdul Rashid from Chemical Engineering and within Faculty of Science she works closely with Dr Hafiz from Biology and team up with Professor Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman, Dr Janet Lim, Dr Haslina, and Dr Norizah from Chemistry department. She also actively collaborates with USM (Dr Iskandar and Dr Wan Amir) for in vivo study of nanoformulation for colon cancer and obesity, UKM (Dr Farina Yazid) for dental materials and UITM (Dr Mohd Zaki Mohd Yusoff) for nanoporous ZnO.


Department of Physics, Lab of Biophysics
Faculty of Science
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Selangor Darul Ehsan

M. Vlasiou (Biography
M. Vlasiou

Dr. Vlasiou has a PhD in the field of Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry. His thesis was incorporated the synthesis and characterisation of metal-based drugs that causing apoptosis in cancer cells. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a certified chemist. In addition, he is a reviewer for a number of scientific journals and author of several scientific articles. He is currently teaching physical chemistry and physical pharmacy in the department of Life and Health Sciences at the University of Nicosia (Pharmacy program). His research interests lie both on synthesis of anticancer and antimicrobial metal-based drugs and in spectroscopic evaluation of drug interactions. The last years he likes to evaluate his molecules with computational chemistry and docking studies as well.


Department of Life and Health Sciences
University of Nicosia

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