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Malaysian Society of Pharmacology &Physiology (MSPP) Conference 2017
Date: 
18 Aug 2017 to 19 Aug 2017
Location: 
Department Of Pharmacology School of Medical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus
Organized by: 
Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology (MSPP)

An impressive list of at least 14 international and national renowned speakers will deliver keynote and symposium lectures. The honorable Vice Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia, Prof. Datuk Dr Asma Ismail will officiate the Meeting. We welcome Prof. Dato’ Jafri Malin, Director of the Center for Neuroscience Services and Research, and recipient of the Top Research Scientist Award, by Academy Science Malaysia in 2013.

It is a privilege to welcome Prof. Lang Chim Choy, a Clinical Pharmacologist and Cardiologist who is the Deputy Head of Molecular & Clinical Medicine Division, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, United Kingdom. He leads an integrated cardiovascular (CVS) research laboratory dedicated towards translational research which includes developing biomarkers and novel treatment strategies in patients with CVS diseases. We are pleased to have Prof. Soong Tuck Wah, Head of Physiology Department at the National University of Singapore. He will talk about investigations on calcium channel functions in CVS and neurological disorders.

The importance of teaching innovations in Pharmacology and Physiology will also be featured in our Meeting. Prof. Zalina Ismail, a senior and a favorite Physiology lecturer among medical and health students, and Dr Claire Guilding will helm the teaching session. Prof Zalina is a fellow of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, while Dr Guilding is the Dean of Academic Affairs, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia. She has previously won the Educator Innovator Award from the Association for the Study of Medical Education.


Other speakers include:
Professor Aida Hanum Ghulam Rasool Professor Nafeeza Ismail
Professor Harbindar Jeet Singh Professor Rusli Ismail
Assoc. Prof Khairul Osman Assoc Prof Renu Agarwal
Assoc Prof Igor Iezhitsa Dr Damayanthi Durairajanayagam

Other conference highlights:

Pre-conference workshop, ‘Hands-on Workshop on Natural Product Extraction Methods’, on 17th August which is open for interested MSPP2017 participants
10% discount for group registration of ten students from the same institution registering together
6 cash prizes, certificate, and plaque for best oral and poster presentations