School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Peh Kok Khiang

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Peh Kok Khiang, Prof. Dr.
B.Pharm. (USM)
Ph.D (USM)
J02 Room 125
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tel : 604-6577888 Ext. 2257 
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Pharmaceutical Technology

Research Interest

Pharmaceutical dosage form design and development; transdermal drug delivery; buccal drug delivery; dermatological dosage forms; pelletized dosage forms; dermatopharmacokinetics, film dosage forms.


Pharmaceutical dosage form design and development; bioequivalence and dermatopharmacokinetic study for  pharmaceutical industry.

Selected Publication

1. K.K.Peh and C.F. Wong, Polymeric films as vehicle for buccal delivery:swelling mechanical, and bioadhesive properties. J. Pharmacy and Pharm,. Sci., 2(2), 53-60 (1999).

2. K.K. Peh and Y.T.F. Tan, Simple high-performance liquid chromatography method for simultaneous determination of fusidic acid and bethamethasone dipropionate in cream preparations.  Int. J. Compounding, 4(3) 229-231(2000).

3. K.K. Peh, Y.T.F. Tan and C.F.Wong, Evaluation of mechanical and bioadhesive properties of polyacrylic acid/hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose/polyethylene glycol films as carrier for transdermal delivery. Proceeding 3rd World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, 3-6 April 2000 Berlin, Germany. 46th Annual Congress of APV, APGI 9th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Technology.

4. K.K.Peh and C.F. Wong, Application of similarity factor in development of controlled release ditiazem tablet. Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm., 26(7), 723-730 (2000).

5. Yvonne TF Tan, Kok Khiang Peh and Othman Al-Hanbali, Effect of Carbopol and polyvinylpyrrolidone on the mechanical, rheological and release properties of bioadhesive polyethylene glycol gels. AAPS PharmSciTech, 1(3) (2000) article 24.

6. Yvonne TF Tan, Kok Khiang Peh and Othman Al-Hanbali, Investigation of interpolymer complexation between Carbopol and various grades of polyvinylpyrrolidone and effects on adhesion strength and swelling properties. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci. 4(1) (2001) 7-14.

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