Dr. Nadia Halib - Head of Department/Lecturer/Year 1 Coordinator

Dr. Nadia Halib
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:        

  • BSc (Biomedical Science),UKM
  • PHD (Pharmaceutical Technology),UKM       

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Pharmaceutical Technology                                                             

COURSES TAUGHT:    

  • Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Research Project
  • Research Methodology                                                      

RESEARCH AREAS:   

  • Radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic purpose
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Biomaterials/Biocomposite
  • Natural Fibers

PRIZES/AWARDS RECEIVED:

  • Gold medal in 21th International Invention, Innovation, Industrial Design and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2010), entitled research ‘Nata de Coco-based hydrogel: A novel cooling-aid fever patch’.
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2008, Agensi Nuklear Malaysia.
  • Bronze medal (ITEX2008) Nata Nanogel : A Frontier to Novel Drugs Delivery Systems.
  • Silver medal (S&T Expo 2003) Development of automated instant thin layer chromatography scanner (ITLC Scan)

RESEARCH GRANTS:

  • Novel biodegradable nata de coco based hydrogels as an oral sustained-release drug delivery medium, ScienceFund (05-01-02-SF1023), completed
  • Role of Siwak (Salvadora persica) in Plaque Removal Using 3D Simulation Model

PUBLICATIONS:

i.  Journals

  1. N. Halib, M.C.I. Mohd Amin, I. Ahmad, M. Abrami, S. Fiorentino, R. Farra, G. Grassi, F. Musiani, R. Lapasin, M. Grassi. 2014. Topological characterization of a bacterial cellulose–acrylic acid polymeric matrix. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 62 : 326–333. 
  1. N.S. Johari, I. Ahmad, and N. Halib. 2012. Comparison study of hydrogels properties synthesized with micro- and nano- size bacterial cellulose particles extracted from Nata de coco. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly. 26(4) : 399-404.
  1. Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Naveed Ahmad, Nadia Halib, Ishak Ahmad. 2012. Synthesis and characterization of thermo- and pH-responsive bacterial cellulose/acrylic acid hydrogels for drug delivery. Carbohydrate Polymers. 88 : 465-473. 
  1. Nadia Halib, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Ishak Ahmad. 2012. Physicochemical Properties and Characterization of Nata de Coco from Local Food Industries as a Source of Cellulose. Sains Malaysiana. 41(2) : 205-211.
  1. Nadia Halib, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Ishak Ahmad. 2010. Unique Stimuli Responsive Characteristics of Electron Beam Synthesized Bacterial Cellulose/Acrylic Acid Composite. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 116: 2920-2929. 
  1. Nadia Halib, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Ishak Ahmad, Zulkifli Mohemad Hashim & Noriah Jamal. 2009. Pengembungan Hidrogel Selulosa Bakteria-Asid Akrilik : Sensitiviti Terhadap Rangsangan Luar. Sains Malaysiana. 38(5) : 785-791. 
  1. M. Amin and N.Halib.  2009. Specific swelling behaviour of bacterial cellulose  composite as potential candidate for drug carriers. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Supplement 1 : A33-A138.

 

ii. Proceedings 

  1. N. Halib, M. Amin, G. Turco, R. Lapasin, M. Grassi. 2010. Caratterizzazione di matrici polimeriche composte da cellulosa ed acido acrilico. Convegno della Societa Italiana di Reologia. 69-74. Itali
  1. Nadia Halib, Ishak Ahmad, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Mario Grassi, Romano Lapasin. 2010. Structural characterization of electron beam synthesized bacterial cellulose/acrylic acid hydrogels by means of mechanical and release test. International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology : Formulation and Applications. Kuala Lumpur 
  1. Nadia, H., Mohd, C.I. Amin., Ishak, A. and Zulkifli, M.H. and Noriah, J. 2008. Temperature and pH Responsive Behaviour of Bacterial Cellulose/acrylic acid Hydrogels Prepared By Electron Beam Irradiation. Asean Scientific Conference In Pharmaceutical Technology. Penang
  1. Nadia Halib, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Ishak Ahmad, Zulkifli Mohamed Hashim, Noriah Jamal. 2008. Kesan Faktor Luaran Terhadap Kadar Pengelembongan hidrogel selulosa bakteria/ asid akrilik. 7th National Symposium on Health Sciences. Kuala Lumpur
  1. Nadia Halib, Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin, Ishak Ahmad, Noriah Jamal. 2008. Observation of Ketoprofen Nanoparticles Embedded in Bacterial Cellulose/ Acrylic Acid Composite Using TEM. Seminar R&D Nuklear Malaysia. Bangi
  1. Nadia, H., Mohd, C.I. Amin., Ishak, A. and Zulkifli, M.H. 2007. Pembangunan Selulosa Bakteria (nata de coco) Tersinar Radiasi Gamma Sebagai Sistem Penyampaian Dadah Terkawal. Seminar Siswazah UKM. Kuala Lumpur
  1. Nadia, H., Mohd, C.I. Amin., Ishak, A. and Zulkifli, M.H. 2007. Development of Hydrogel From Gamma Irradiated Bacterial Cellulose As a New Transdermal Delivery System. Commonwealth Pharmacy Association (CPA) – Malaysia Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) Scientific Conference. Kuala Lumpur
  1. Nadia, H., Mohd, C.I. Amin., Zulkifli, M.H. and Farahatun, U. 2006. Study of Physicochemical Properties of Gamma Irradiated Bacterial Cellulose. 6th MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference, Kuala Lumpur. 
  1. Nadia, H., Shaharuddin, M., Wan Hamirul, B.W.K. and Suzilawati, M.S. 2006. Development of Local Heart Imaging Agent for Nuclear Medicine Use. International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC). Stockholm, Sweden
  1. Shaharuddin, M., Wan Hamirul, B.W.K., Rosnani, H., Zaitulhusna, M.S, Nadia, H. and Suzilawati M.S. 2004. Radiolabeling Antibodies with Iodine-131 as Radiotracer. 4th Annual General Meeting of Asian Regional Co-operative Council for Nuclear Medicine. Bangkok
  1. Nadia, H., Shaharuddin, M., Wan Hamirul, B.W.K. and Suzilawati, M.H. and Munira, S.N. 2004. Pre-Clinical Study of Heart Imaging Agent. Seminar R&D MINT. Bangi
  1. Nadia, H., Shaharuddin, M., Wan Hamirul, B.W.K. and Suzilawati, M.S. 2004.  Development of Heart Imaging Agent for Nuclear Medicine Use. NST Quarterly, January 2004. Bangi
  1. Shaharuddin, M., Nadia, H., Siti Najila, M.J. and Wan Hamirul, B.W.K. Radiopharmacy: A New Frontier of Pahrmacy. 2003. MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference. Subang Jaya
  1. Abd. Jalil. A.H. and Nadia, H. 2003. Development of Automated Instant Thin Layer Chromatography Scanner (ITLC). MINT Technical Convention (MTC). Bangi
  1. Nadia, H., Shaharuddin, M., Wan Hamirul, B.W.K. and Suzilawati, M.S. 2003. Development of Heart Imaging Agent for Nuclear Medicine Use. MINT Technical Convention (MTC). Bangi

 

ACADEMIC RECOGNITION:

 Academic Journal Article Assessor 

  1. Reviewer for the manuscript entitled “pH Sensitive Hydrogel Based on Poly(acrylic acid) and Cellulose Nanocrystals” for publication in published in Sains Malaysiana.
  2. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Rapid synthesis of superabsorbent smart-swelling bacterial cellulose-based hydrogels for drug delivery, for publication in Iranian Polymer Journal, 2013.
  3. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Characterization of Nano-Silica Filled Epoxy composites for Electrical and Insulating Applications, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.
  4. Reviewer for the manuscript entitled Post-Polymerization Crosslinked Polyurethane Shape-Memory Polymers, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.
  5. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Reactive Supercritical Fluid Extrusion for Development of Moisture Resistant Starch-based Foams, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.
  6. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Morphology of Crosslinked Hyaluronic Acid Porous Hydrogels, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.
  7. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Metabolomic Profiling Can Differentiate Between Bactericidal Effects of Free and Polymer Bound Halogen, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.
  8. Reviewer for the manuscript entiled Sustained Release Properties of Crosslinked and Substituted Starches, for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010.

 

 

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