PhD of Pharmaceutics (UCL), B. Pharm (Hons) (USM)
Discipline of Pharmaceutical Technology
International Journal of Cosmetic Sciences
Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis
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Dr Choon Fu Goh is a senior lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology in the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He graduated with a B. Pharm. (First Class Honours) from USM in 2010 before pursuing his PhD (Pharmaceutics) at the School of Pharmacy, University College London (UCL) in 2012. Since April 2016, he established a skin research group in the current university and is now leading the research in mucosal and topical/transdermal drug delivery.
His main research interest is the development of functional biomaterials (e.g. hydrogels, nanoparticles, lyophilised sponges, microneedles) from abundant resources available in Malaysia, namely rice grains and biomasses. He also works actively in (trans)dermal formulation designs and establishes collaborations with local pharmaceutical industries. He has received several fundings from the university and external agencies including international grant from China government. His work is consistently published in prestigious journals and he has numerous experiences sharing his research findings around the world. He has close collaborations with different international institutions including UCL, Newcastle University and Chiang Mai University.
He actively participates in the scientific community including the Controlled Release Society (CRS) Young Scientist Committee and the Malaysia Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society (MyCRS) (currently a Vice President). In 2022, he was invited to join editorial board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Sciences and editorial board for Young Scholars of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. He was also selected as one of the six Malaysian young scientists to participate in the 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2022 in Germany.
The main research by Choon Fu and the team is the development of functional biomaterials from abundant resources available in Malaysia, namely paddy and biomasses. His current research interest focuses on several aspects including: