KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY

KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY

Natural Medicinal Products Centre (NMPC)

Natural Medicinal Products Centre (NMPC)





Natural Medicinal Products Centre (NMPC) at the Kulliyyah of Pharmacy is established in line with the government’s commitment in research and development (R&D) in natural medicinal products sector. The centre aims to meet the requests and needs from local industries in developing natural medicinal products for commercial purposes. With well-equipped laboratories and specialised instruments as well as the centre’s expert team in various natural medicinal products areas, the centre is able to offer quality services, consultation, training and effective research collaboration in natural medicinal products R&D. The centre is committed to involve in fostering the growth of the natural medicinal products industries and improving the quality and standard of our local natural medicinal products.



VISION

  • To be a centre of reference for research and development (R&D) of high quality Halalan Toyyiban natural medicinal products.


MISSION

  • To provide high quality consultancies, laboratory services and trainings in natural medicinal products R&D.
  • To commercialise high quality natural medicinal products with evidence-base through scientific research.
  • To built effective collaboration and linkages with government and private sectors in natural medicinal products R & D.


Coordinator

Assistant Professor Dr. Norazian Mohd. Hassan
Email: norazianmh@iium.edu.my 
Tel: +609-570-4937 








Science Officer 
Sr. Rahmatul Wahida Ahmad 
Email: rwahida@iium.edu.my 
Tel: +609-570-4863



INTERNAL CONSULTANTS


Associate Professor Dr. Muhammad Taher Bakhtiar
Email: mtaher@iium.edu.my 
Tel: +609-570-4842
Expertise: Animal cell culture








Associate Professor Dr. Alfi Khatib
Email: alfikhatib@iium.edu.my  
Tel: +609-570-4940
Expertise: FTIR-/GCMS-based Metabolomics








Assistant Professor Dr. Norazian Mohd. Hassan
Email: norazianmh@iium.edu.my 
Tel: +609-570-4937 
Expertise: Phytochemical Analysis & Bioactivity assays









EXTERNAL CONSULTANT

Dr. Shamsul Khamis
School of Environmental Science and Natural Resources
Faculty of Science and Technology
The National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Expertise: Plant identification, species verification


WE PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICES & CONSULTANCIES


NMPC offers services and consultancies related to natural products analysis, quantification and testing. With well-equipped laboratories and specialised instruments, as well as the experts team in basic scientific, pharmaceutical and pharmacology, the centre is able to offer quality services, contract researches and consultancies related to the industry and individuals whom involved in natural products R & D that could foster the industry and improve the standards of our local natural medicinal products.

OUR SERVICES

BIOACTIVITY TESTS



1. CELL CULTURES

  • Cytotoxicity test - MTT assay
  • In vitro anti-inflammatory test


2. IN VITRO ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY

  • Total phenolic content (TPC)
  • Total flavonoid content
  • CUPRAC assay
  • DPPH assay
  • TLC antioxidant bioautography assay


3. IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY

  • Antimicrobial screening - disk diffussion assay
  • MIC determination - broth microdilution assay
  • Agar overlay bioautography assay
  • Microbial contamination test


4. ANTI-TYROSINASE ACTIVITY

  • In vitro anti-tyrosinase assay

PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS


1. PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING 


2. TLC ANALYSIS & PROFILING

HERBARIUM VOUCHERING




1. PLANT SPECIES VERIFICATION

  • Pressed/Unpressed voucher specimen


2. AUTHENTICATION OF HERBAL POWDER SAMPLES

  • Microscopical Examination 


Please refer the following for details of our services and products:


Contact us at:

Natural Medicinal Products Centre (NMPC)
Kulliyyah of Pharmacy
International Islamic University Malaysia
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul makmur

Tel: +609-571-6400 ext. 4937
Fax: +09-571-6775
E-mail: nmpc@iium.edu.my


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