Biopharmaceutical Research Unit

Biopharmaceutical Research Unit


The research unit is devoted to advancing innovative medical research, and reinforce collaboration in fulfilling biopharmaceutical research and development.


Dr Tham Hong Wai

Team Members

  • Dr Venkatesan Moorthy Rao
  • Norhasrina Binti Abdul Samat
  • Dr Ramesh Santhanam
  • Chia Lee Huang
  • Dr Chong Shu Xian


Selected research projects:

  • Development and validation of spectrophotometric methods for estimation of selected active pharmaceutical ingredients in bulk and formulations.
  • Flavonoid screening and antimicrobial property of Sabah snake grass.
  • Expression of Zika virus envelope protein (domain III) for virus-mosquito interaction studies.