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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shariza Sahudin

FF1-Level 9
Faculty of Pharmacy
UiTM Puncak Alam Campus
42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Phone: +603-3258 4893

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Academic Position

 Senior Lecturer


  • Pharmacy Degree with Upper Second Class, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
  • PhD (Pharmaceutical Technology), King’s College London, London, UK

Professional Membership

  • RPh, Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, 1994
  • Member of Malaysian Society of Pharmaceutical Technology.

Research Area/Interest

  • Synthesis of disulphide polymers for colonic targeting
  • Use of chitosan and chitosan nanoparticles for delivery of active ingredients to the skin.
  • Cosmetic research

Teaching area

  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Practice
  • Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical



  • Zahid Hussain & Shariza Sahudin . Preparation, characterisation and colloidal stability of Chitosan Tripolyphosphate Nanoparticles: Optimisation of Formulation and Process Parameters. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016: Vol 8, Issue 3, 297-308
  • Zahid Hussain, Haliza Katas, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Endang Kumulosasi, Shariza Sahudin. Downregulation of immunological mediators in 2,4-dinitrofluorobenzene–induced atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions by hydrocortisone nanoparticles. International Journal of Nanomedicine 2014:9 1–14
  • Synthesis, Characterisation, and Evaluation of a Cross-Linked Disulphide Amide Anhydride-Containing Polymer Based on Cysteine for Colonic Drug Delivery, Vuanghao Lim, Kok Khiang Peh, Shariza Sahudin, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2013, 14, 24670-24691
  • Anti-Dermatitic perspective of hydrocortisone as chitosan nanocarrier: An ex vivo and in vivo assessment using an NC/Nga mouse model, Zahid Hussain, Haliza Katas, Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Endang Kumulosasi, Shariza Sahudin, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 102, No.3, March 2013
  • Self-assembled polymeric nanoparticles for percutaneous co-delivery of hydrocortisone/ hydroxytyrosol: An ex-vivo and in-vivo study using an NC/Nga mouse model, Zahid Hussain, Haliza Katas, Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Endang Kumulosasi, Fhataheya Buang Shariza Sahudin, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 444 (2013), 109-119
  • Synthesis of a New Potential Conjugated TAT-Peptide-Chitosan Nanoparticles Carrier via Disulphide Linkage, Haliza Katas, Nik Nur Shamiha and Shariza Sahudin, Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2012, Article ID 134607, 7 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/134607.
  • Solvent mediated stabilisation of dissolution at the resorcinol-water interface, M.Hussain and S.Sahudin, Crystal Research and Technology 45, No2, 149-157, 2010


  • Lim, V., Sahudin, S. and Peh, K. K. (2009). In vitro evaluation of colonic drug delivery system based on a novel disulphide cross-linked polymer. Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy. 1(7): 39.

Proceedings and Poster Presentations

  • Nik Nur Shamiha Nik Zulkiefli, Haliza Katas and Shariza Sahudin, 2010, The 1st UKM-MU Joint Scientific Conference 2010, Development and Characterisation of Chitosan Nanoparticles conjugated with TAT-peptide, Puri Pujangga UKM, 12-14 October 2010
  • Chemical Reduction of Disulphide-Containing Polymers, A Novel Polymer For Drug Targeting To The Colon 2nd Collaborative Conference UNAIR-USM 2009, Pp104, Feb 2009
  • The synthesis of trithiol cysteine derivative: A novel monomer for drug targeting to the colon. (Lim Vuanghao, Shariza Sahudin, Peh Kok Khiang ) Proceeding of the Asean Scientific Conference in Pharmaceutical Technology. Penang, Malaysia. Pp 81. 1-3 June 2008
  • Synthesis of disulphide containing polymers. (Lim Vuanghao, Shariza Sahudin, Peh Kok Khiang) Proceeding of the 2nd USM Penang International Postgraduate Convention 2008. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. Pp 565. 18-20 June 2008.
  • The synthesis of oxazolidinone compound, a cyclic boron intermediate for the coupling of amino acids. (Lim Vuanghao, Shariza Sahudin, Peh Kok Khiang ) Proceeding of the USM-UNAIR First Collaborative Conference. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. 13-14 June 2007
  • Optimisation of Enzymatic Methods In Enhancement Of Chitosan Solubility In Water (Yo Li Chen, Peh Kok Khiang and Shariza Sahudin) 20th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology’, Equatorial Penang, 25th-27th April 2005
  • Processing and Development of Medicinal Plants From a Pharmaceutical View Point (Saringat Hj Baie and Shariza Sahudin) FRIM, 12-14th September 2005
  • Preparation of Water Soluble Chitosan And Determination of Chitosan Molecular Weight (Yo Li Chen, Peh Kok Khiang and Shariza Sahudin) MPS Scientific Conference, Sunway Hotel, 11th-13th November 2005


  • Sahudin, S., Rabi, R., Ng, SF. and Thomas PT. (2011) Pharmacy Practice: Guide to Compounding and Dispensing, Malaysia, Penerbit UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia



PI 2013004157, UKM

(Chitosan nanoparticles for the topical delivery of hydroxytryrosol and hydrocortisone)

Postgraduate Supervision

  • Yo Li Chen (MSc , 2007)
  • Lim Vuanghao (PhD, 2009)
  • Nik Nur Shamiha Nik Zulkiefli (MSc, 2012)
  • Zahid Hussain (PhD, 2014)


  • Bronze Award, “Evaluation of the Effect of Water Soluble Chitosan on Skin Hydration” at PemacuanWarisan Ilmu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2011
  • Scientific Advancement Grant Allocation Award (SAGA), Sponsored by Academy Sciences of Malaysia, 2005
  • British-Malaysia Scholarship Award Sponsored by the British Council and various pharmaceutical companies in the United Kingdom, 1998
  • Zeneca Pharma Pharmacy Prize, Sponsored by Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom , 1993
  • First Year Best Student Pharmacy Award Northern Consortium UK (NCUK) best student prize, 1991



  • MTDC Business Start-Up Fund

Other Activities

Manuscript Reviewer

  • Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
  • Malaysian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics
  • Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology
  • Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases & Disorders

Guest Editor

  • Current Drug Therapy

Our Address

Level 11, FF1 Building,
Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus
Bandar Puncak Alam

Tel: +603-32584645
Fax: +603-32584602

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