DDDPC students win prizes at the 3rd IhSHA conference

Zeinab Fathalla and Dr Anil Vangala

Zeinab Fathalla and Dr Anil Vangala

Congratulations to Zeinab Fathalla who won 1st prize for her research poster at the Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions (IhSHA) conference held on 15th June 2015 by the Faculty of SEC at Kingston University. Zeinab is a visiting research fellow from Minia University, Egypt. She is in her second year of PhD and is currently working at the School of Pharmacy and Chemistry. Zeinab’s work involves the development of a polymer based nanoparticle system for the ocular delivery of ketorolac tromethamine. The supervisory team includes Dr Anil Vangala (Kingston University), Prof Khaled Khaled and Dr Amal Hussein (Minia University, Egypt). This work is funded by the Cultural Affairs and Mission Department, Ministry of Higher Education, Cairo, Egypt.’

Shelan Mustafa (far left), Professor Andy Augousti (Head of Doctoral School), Professor Barbara Pierscionek (Associate Dean Research) and Revanth Rayasam (far right).

Shelan Mustafa (far left), Professor Andy Augousti (Head of Doctoral School), Professor Barbara Pierscionek (Associate Dean Research) and Revanth Rayasam (far right).

Mr Revanth Rayasam and Ms Shelan Mustafa won 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively, for their oral presentations at the 3rd Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions (IhSHA) conference held at Kingston University on 15th June 2015. Both Revanth and Shelan are second year PhD students within the School of Pharmacy and Chemistry. Revanth showcased his current research work involving the development of a polymer based nanoparticle system for oral delivery of insulin for diabetes therapy. Revanth is supervised by Dr Anil Vangala (DoS), Dr Mark Carew and Professor Raid Alany. Shelan presented her work on contact lenses for ocular drug delivery, her supervisory team includes Dr. Amr ElShaer , Dr. Bal Ghatora and Professor Raid Alany.

 

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