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Wong Tin Wui

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FF3-Level 2
Faculty of Pharmacy
UiTM PuncakAlam Campus
42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor. Malaysia

Phone 1: +603-3258 4691
Phone 2: 0193594691

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Academic Position Associate Professor
Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Technology),1999, National University of Singapore
  • BSc (Pharm)(Hons),1994, National University of Singapore
Research Area/Interest
  • Oral/transdermal drug delivery
  • Particle design
  • Polymeric drug delivery system
  • Wound dressing
  • Pharmaceutical analysis
  • Pharmaceutical processor design
Teaching Area
  • Fundamentals of Pharmaceutics.
  • Advanced Pharmaceutics.
  • Drug Delivery System.
  • Pharmaceutical Material and Product Characterization.
  • Research Instrumentation.

Activities

  1. Founder and Head of Non-Destructive Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Centre, UiTM.
  2. Head of Particle Design Research Group, UiTM.
  3. Associate of Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
  4. Steering Committee of National Nanotechnology Directorate, Ministry of Sciences, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia.

Selected Publications

Full text (article) in peer-reviewed journals

  1. N Ninan, M Muthiah, I-K Park, A Elain, TW Wong, S Thomas, Y Grohens. Antibacterial and wound healing analysis of Gelatin/Zeolite scaffolds. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (In Press).
  2. TW Wong, S Nurjaya. Oral calcium pectinate-insulin nanoparticles: Influences of alginate, sodium chloride and Tween 80 on their blood glucose lowering performance. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (In Press).
  3. N Ninan, M Muthiah, I-K Park, A Elain, TW Wong, S Thomas, Y Grohens. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of pectin/copper activated faujasite composite membranes. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology (In Press).
  4. Wong TW, Anuar NK. Physicochemical modulation of skin barrier by microwave for transdermal drug delivery. Pharmaceutical Research, 30, 90-103, 2013.
  5. N Ninan, M Muthiah, I-K Park, A Elain, TW Wong, S Thomas, Y Grohens. Faujasites incorporated tissue engineering scaffolds for wound healing: In vitro and In vivo analysis. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5, 11194-11206, 2013.
  6. Kadir A, Mohd Mokhtar MT, Wong TW. Nanoparticulate assembly of mannuronic acid- and guluronic acid-rich alginate: Oral insulin carrier and glucose binder. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 102, 4353-4363, 2013.
  7. Srimanta S, Wong TW, Liew CV. Importance of wet packability of component particles in pellet formation. AAPS PharmSciTech (In Press).
  8. Anuar NK, Wong TW. Microwave: Effects and implications in transdermal drug delivery. Progress in Electromagnetic Research 141, 619-643, 2013.
  9. S Kaity, J Issac, PM Kumar, A Bose, TW Wong, A Ghosh. Microwave assisted synthesis of acrylamide grafted locust bean gum and its application in drug delivery. Carbohydrate Polymers 98, 1083-1094, 2013.
  10. Wong, T.W., W.H.N. Shimariza Ashikin, Lau, C.L. Evaporation and diffusion transport properties and mechanical properties of alginate dried film. Drying Technology, In Press.
  11. Mohd Zulkefpeli SN, Wong TW. Design of microcrystalline cellulose-free alginate spheroids by extrusion-spheronization technique. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 91, 2437-2446, 2013.
  12. AM Abd Majid, TW Wong. Gas-pressurized dispersive powder flow tester for low volume sample characterization. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 448(1), 150-158, 2013.
  13. SK Yong, TW Wong. Chitosan for body weight management: Current issues and future directions. In Marine nutraceuticals: Prospects and Perspectives. Se-Kwon Kim (Ed). CRC Press Chapter 12, 151-168. Hardback: 978-1-46-651351-8, E-copy: 978-1-46-651352-5. 2013.
  14. A Elyagoby, N Layas, TW Wong. Colon-specific delivery of 5-fluorouracil from zinc pectinate pellets through in situ intra-capsular ethylcellulose-pectin plug formation. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 102(2), 604-616, 2013.
  15. Razali S, Wong TW. Design of superdisintegrant- and effervescent agent-less dispersible fast-release melt pellets. Powder Technology 235, 289-298, 2013.
  16. Anirbandeep B. Wong TW. Convolation and validation of in vitro-in vivo correlation of water insoluble sustained release drug (domperidone) by first order one compartmental fitting equation. European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics. 38, 191-200, 2013.
  17. Musa N, Wong TW. Fast—scan vs conventional differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) techniques in detection of crystallization events of tolbutamide-polyethylene glycol composite. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 111, 2195-2202, 2013.
  18. P Colombo, TW Wong, F Buttini. Chapter 9: Quality of inhalation products: Specifications. In Inhalation drug delivery: techniques and products, P Colombo, D Traini, F Buttini (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex 169-190 (2012). ISBN-10: 1118354125 | ISBN-13: 978-1118354124.
  19. F Buttini, G Colombo, P Kwok, TW Wong. Chapter 6: Aerodynamic assessment for inhalation products: Fundamentals and current pharmacopoeial method performance. In Inhalation drug delivery: techniques and products, P Colombo, D Traini, F Buttini (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex 91-119 (2012). ISBN-10: 1118354125 | ISBN-13: 978-1118354124.
  20. Choo CY, Sulong NY, Man F, Wong TW. Bioflavanoids from Ficus deltoidea with a-glucosidase inhibition. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 142, 776-781, 2012.
  21. Wong TW, U Mandal, LJ Shen. Chapter 11: Chitosan and alginate nanoparticles as oral insulin carrier. In Patenting Nanomedicine, Souto Eliana (Ed) Springer 2012, Part 2, 345-374, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29265-1_11. E-copy: ISBN 978-3-642-29265-1. Hardcopy: ISBN 978-3-642-29264-4
  22. Wong TW, Musa N. Centrifugal air-assisted melt agglomeration for fast release “granulet” design. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 430, 184-196, 2012.
  23. Wong TW, Sumiran N, Mohd Mokhtar MT, Kadir A. Blood glucose lowering property of water in oral insulin-fed diabetic rats. Pharmaceutical Biology 50(11), 1463-1466, 2012.
  24. Wong TW, Nurulaini H. Sustained-release alginate-chitosan pellets prepared by melt pelletization technique. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 38(12), 1417-1427, 2012.
  25. Nor Khaizan A, Wong TW, Taib MN. Microwave modified non-crosslinked pectin films with modulated drug release. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology 17(1), 110-117, 2012.
  26. Wong TW. Alginate graft copolymers and alginate-co-excipient physical mixture in oral drug delivery. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 63(12), 1497-1512, 2011.
  27. Nurulaini H, Wong TW. Design of in-situ dispersible and calcium crosslinked alginate pellets as intestinal-specific drug carrier by melt pelletization technique. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 100(6), 2248-2257, 2011.
  28. Wong TW, Colombo G, Sonvico F. Pectin matrix as oral drug delivery vehicle for colon cancer treatment. AAPS PharmSciTech, 12(1), 201-214, 2011.
  29. Ramli NA, Wong TW. Sodium carboxymethylcellulose scaffolds and their physicochemical effects on partial thickness wound healing. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 403, 73-82, 2011.
  30. ShimarizaAshikin WHN, Wong TW, Law CL. Plasticity of hot air-dried mannuronate- and guluronate-rich alginate films. Carbohydrate Polymers, 81, 104-113, 2010.
  31. Zakaria Z, Wong TW. Chitosan spheroids with microwave modulated drug release. Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 99, 355-382, 2009.
  32. Radman EM, Wong TW. Effects of microwave on drug release responses of spray-dried alginate microspheres. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 36(10), 1149-1167, 2010.
  33. Noor Shahida A, Wong TW, Choo CY. Hypoglycemic effect of quassinoids from Brucea javanica (L.) Merr (Simaroubaceae) seeds. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 124(3), 586-591, 2009.
  34. Wong, TW. Design of oral insulin delivery systems. Journal of Drug Targeting, 18(2), 79-92, 2010.
  35. Wong TW, Selasiah AW, Yolande A. Drug release responses of zinc ion crosslinked poly(methyl vinyl ether-co-maleic acid) matrix towards microwave. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 357, 154-163, 2008.
  36. Wong TW, Sumiran N. Drug release property of chitosan-pectinate beads and its changes under the influence of microwave. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 69, 176-188, 2008.
  37. Lee CC, Ong CLC, Heng PWS, Chan LW, Wong TW. Interactive mixture as rapid drug delivery system. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 34, 206-214, 2008.

Selected Research Grants

Ongoing

  1. Investigating chitosan-pectin nanoparticles as oral insulin carrier, Nanofund, MOSTI (2012-2014)

Selected Awards

  1. Best Poster award, Convolution and validation of in vitro-in vivo correlation of sustained-release water insoluble domperidone by first order one compartmental model, PharmaTech 2012: International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Delivery, Discovery, Clinical and Manufacturing Chains, Malaysia, 2012.
  2. Best Poster award, Microwave as permeation enhancer for trandermal drug delivery, PharmaTech 2012: International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Delivery, Discovery, Clinical and Manufacturing Chains, Malaysia, 2012.
  3. Best Poster award, Design of Superdisintegrant and effervescent agent-less dispersible fast-release melt pellets, PharmaTech 2012: International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Delivery, Discovery, Clinical and Manufacturing Chains, Malaysia, 2012.
  4. Best poster award, Modulation of drug release responses of spray-dried alginate microspheres by microwave, International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Formulation and Applications, Malaysia, 2010.
  5. Best poster award, Mannuronic and guluronic acid-rich alginate nanoparticles as oral insulin carrier, International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Formulation and Applications, Malaysia, 2010.
  6. Best poster award, Drug-free sodium carboxymethylcellulose scaffold as partial thickness wound dressing, International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology: Formulation and Applications, Malaysia, 2010.
  7. Best poster award, In vivo evaluation of sodium carboxymethylcellulose film as dressing for partial contact wound, 7th Costam/Society for Free Radical Research (SFRR) (Malaysia/Asia) Workshop and 4th Biennial Meeting of SFRR Asia, Malaysia, 2009.
  8. Best poster award (2nd prize), Effects of zinc chloride on drug release property of alginate spheroids, The 18th Scientific Conference Electron Microscopy Society of Malaysia, Malaysia, 2009.
  9. Best poster award, Thin layer drying of alginate biopolymer, 15th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Malaysia, 2008.
  10. Le Ministre Federal DE LA Fonction Publique et de L’integration Sociale, Non-destructive microwave technique for characterization of transdermal patch, 55th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies, Belgium.
  11. Golden Brand of Europe, Brussels, Non-destructive microwave technique for characterization of transdermal patch, 55th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies, Belgium.
  12. Gold medal: HealCel- A drug-free solid nanoporous dressing for superficial/partial thickness wound healing. BioMalaysia 2010 held in Malaysia.

Reviewer for International Journals

  1. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical
  2. Progress in Electromagnetic Research
  3. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
  4. Pharmaceutical Research
  5. International Journal of Pharmaceutics
  6. Modern Pharmaceutics
  7. Journal of Drug Targeting
  8. Drug Delivery
  9. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
  10. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  11. AAPS PharmSciTech
  12. International Journal of Nanomedicine
  13. Starch
  14. Complementary Therapies in Medicine
  15. Antiviral Research
  16. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
  17. PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
  18. Macromolecular Bioscience
  19. Advanced Powder Technology
  20. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
  21. Pharmaceutical Biology
  22. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery
  23. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
  24. Measurement
  25. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement
  26. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences
  27. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  28. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
  29. AIChE journal
  30. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
  31. Carbohydrate Polymers
  32. Chemical Pharmaceutical Bulletin
  33. Journal of Microencapsulation
  34. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
  35. Drug Design, Development and Therapy
  36. Toxicology In Vitro
  37. Pharmacological Reports

Editorial Board

  1. Editorial Board member, The Scientific World Journal, ISI Impact Factor 1.730.
  2. Associate Editor, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Impact factor 1.59 (SCImago).
  3. Editorial Board member, British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.
  4. Editorial Board member, Journal of Drug Delivery.
  5. Editorial Board member, ISRN Pharmaceutics.
  6. Editorial Advisor, Journal of Industrial Technology.
  7. Editorial Board member, Journal of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacology.
  8. International Advisory Board, Nirma University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  9. Editorial Board Member, GSTF Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Our Address

Level 11, FF1 Building,
Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus
Bandar Puncak Alam
Selangor
42300
MALAYSIA

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

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