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Senior Lecturer In Pharmaceutics

I teach undergraduate and postgraduate programs in pharmaceutical sciences. My main research focuses on the area of pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical powder formulations and its characterization.



Teaching and supervision

I teach in the following programs in the area of pharmaceutics, formulation design and  drug delivery systems:
MPharm Pharmacy
MSc Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Formulations
MSc Drug Discovery and Development

BSc Biopharmaceutical Sciences
BSc Cosmetic Sciences 
 
I am Module Leader for PBFM13.  
I'm currently co-supervised 2 PhD students. 

Research interests for potential research students

Formulation of oral solid dosage forms including pelletization via extrusion and spheronization and film coating. 
Production of micro-/nano-size particles or vesicles for small drug and macromolecules.

Research

  • Multiple unit dosage forms and Pelletization by extrusion and spheronization.
  • Vesicles preparations such as drug loaded niosomes, self emulsifying system. 
  • Modified release hydrocolloid matrix systems for oral delivery.
  • Biodegradable micro- and nanoparticles for drug delivery 

Publications

Number of items: 47.

Article

Chaw, Cheng and Olaitan, Victor (2019) Desolvation Conditions for Production of Sulfasalazine Based Albumin Nanoparticles: Physical Properties. Pharmaceutical Frontiers. ISSN 2633-1195

Chaw, Cheng, Ting, Grace Loong and Chan, Yen Yee (2019) Mixed solvent system as binder for the production of silicified microcrystalline cellulose-based pellets. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences. ISSN 0021-8995

Yeo, Li Key, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2019) The Effects of Hydration Parameters and Co-Surfactants on Methylene Blue-Loaded Niosomes Prepared by the Thin Film Hydration Method. Pharmaceuticals, 12(2) (46).

Yeo, Li Key, Olusanya, Temidayo O.B., Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2018) Brief Effect of a Small Hydrophobic Drug (Cinnarizine) on the Physicochemical Characterisation of Niosomes Produced by Thin-Film Hydration and Microfluidic Methods. PHARMACEUTICS, 10 (4).

Abu Abed, Omar S, Chaw, Cheng, Wiilliams, Lee and Elkordy, Amal (2018) Lysozyme and DNase I loaded poly (D, L lactide-co-caprolactone) nanocapsules as an oral delivery system. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322

Saleh, Ashraf, McGarry, Kenneth, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2018) Feasibility of using gluconolactone, trehalose and hydroxy-propyl gamma cyclodextrin to enhance bendroflumethiazide dissolution using lyophilisation and physical mixing techniques. Pharmaceutics, 10 (1). pp. 1-16. ISSN 1999-4923

Mustafa, Oluwabukola and Chaw, Cheng (2016) Silicified microcrystalline cellulose based pellets and their physico-chemical properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133 (43829). ISSN 0021-8995

Abu Abed, O. S., Elkordy, Amal, Chaw, Cheng, Williams, Lee and Carlile, Mark (2016) Development and Characterisation of Polymeric Nanacapsules Containing Macromolecule. Molecular Therapy, 24 (Supp 1). S237-S238. ISSN 1525-0016

Haj-Ahmad, Rita, Elkordy, Amal and Chaw, Cheng (2015) In vitro characterisation of Span 65 niosomal formulations containing proteins. Current Drug Delivery Journal, 12 (5). 628-639(12). ISSN 1875-5704

Groves, E and Chaw, Cheng (2014) Incorporation of calcium salts into xanthan gum matrices: hydration, erosion and drug release characteristics. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 41 (10). pp. 1608-1616. ISSN 0363-9045

Sin, Yee Puah, Hsui, Ni Yap and Chaw, Cheng (2014) Production and characterization of pellets using Avicel CL611 as spheronization aid. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 40 (3). pp. 418-424. ISSN 0363-9045

Chaw, Cheng Lee, Niblock, P, Adamson, D J and Chaw, Cheng (2014) The role of palliative radiotherapy for haemostasis in unresectable gastric cancer: a single-institution experience. Ecancermedical science, 8 (384). ISSN 1754-6605

Haj-Ahmad, Rita, Elkordy, Amal, Chaw, Cheng and Moore, Adrian (2013) Compare and contrast the effects of surfactants (Pluronic®F-127 and Cremophor®EL) and sugars (beta-cyclodextrin and inulin) on properties of spray dried and crystallised lysozyme. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 49 (4). pp. 519-534. ISSN 0928-0987

Thomas, S, Chong, YN and Chaw, Cheng (2013) Preparation and characterization of enteric microparticles by coacervation. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 39 (7). pp. 1142-1151. ISSN 0363-9045

Vitlani, S, Sarraf, S and Chaw, Cheng (2012) Formulation and in vitro evaluation of self-emulsifying formulations of cinnarizine. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 38 (10). pp. 1188-1194. ISSN 0363-9045

Ah Kim, K Y and Chaw, Cheng (2012) Effect of formulation compositions on niosomal preparations. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 18 (3). pp. 667-672. ISSN 1097-9867

Haj Ahmad, R, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2010) Niosomes with span 65 and pluronic F-127 as a novel delivery system for lysozyme. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 62 (10). pp. 1453-1454. ISSN 2042-7158

Yeung, Eni and Chaw, Cheng (2009) Ciclosporin-loaded poly(lactide) microparticles: effect of TPGS. Journal of Microencapsulation, 26 (1). pp. 9-17. ISSN 0265-2048

Burnip, J and Chaw, Cheng (2009) Use of oil-in-water self-microemulsifying system for oral drug delivery. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 61. A120-A121. ISSN 2042-7158

Chaw, Cheng, Chooi, K W, Liu, X M and Tan, C W (2004) Thermally responsive core-shell nanoparticles self-assembled from cholesteryl end-capped and grafted polyacrylamides: drug incorporation and in vitro release. Biomaterials, 25 (18). pp. 4297-4308. ISSN 01429612

Chaw, Cheng, Wang, L, Yang, Y Y and Moochhala, S M (2004) Preparation, characterization and in vitro evaluation of physostigmine-loaded poly(orthoester) and poly(ortho ester)/poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) blend microspheres fabricated by spray drying. Biomaterials, 25 (16). pp. 3275-3282. ISSN 01429612

Chaw, Cheng, Yang, Y Y, Lim, I J and Phan, T T (2003) Water-soluble betamethasone-loaded poly(lactide-co-glycolide) hollow microparticles as a sustained release dosage form. Journal of Microencapsulation, 20 (3). pp. 349-359. ISSN 02652048

Chaw, Cheng, Shi, M, Yang, Y Y and Goh, S H (2003) Double walled POE/PLGA microspheres: encapsulation of water-soluble and water-insoluble proteins and their release properties. Journal of Controlled Release, 89 (2). pp. 167-177. ISSN 01683659

Zhao, B, Mocchhala, SM, Chaw, Cheng and Yang, YY (2003) Simple liquid chromatographic method for the determination of physostigmine and its metabolite eseroline in rat plasma: application to a pharmacokinetic study. Journal of Choromatography B, 784 (2). pp. 323-329. ISSN 1570-0232

Conference or Workshop Item

Yeo, Li Key, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2019) Analysis of novel mucoadhesive microfluidic-based niosomes. In: UNSPECIFIED, 11th - 13th September 2019, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London.

Yeo, Li Key, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2018) Effects of preparation methods on the characteristics of niosomes. In: APS@FIP Conference 2018, 7th September 2018, Glasgow.

Yeo, Li Key, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2018) Microfluidic-based preparations of novel niosomal formulations for entrapment of cinnarizine as a model poorly water soluble drug. In: 11th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, 19-22 Mar 2018, Granada, Spain. (Unpublished)

Saleh, Ashraf, Chaw, Cheng, McGarry, Kenneth and Elkordy, Amal (2016) Self-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS) to improve dissolution of bendroflumethiazide. In: The 7th APS International PharmSci 2016; Pharmaceutical Sciences: Improving World Health, 5 – 7 Sep 2016, Technology and Innovation Centre, Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. (Unpublished)

Abu Abed, O. S., Chaw, Cheng, Carlile, Mark, Williams, Lee and Elkordy, Amal (2015) Effects of copolymer type and excipient on the size and encapsulation efficiency of lysozyme containing nanocapsules. In: 6th APS International PharmSci 2015, Innovation in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7 - 9 Sept 2015, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK. (Unpublished)

Abu Abed, O. S., Chaw, Cheng, Carlile, Mark and Elkordy, Amal (2015) Evaluating the effect of pH, buffer conditions, and excipients on conformational stability of trypsin. In: 50th Anniversary Conference of the RSC Thermal Methods Group, 30 Mar - 1 Apr 2015, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK. (Unpublished)

Haj-Ahmad, Rita, Chaw, Cheng and Elkordy, Amal (2014) In Vitro Release and stability of Insulin from spanTM 65 Niosomes. In: APS PharmSci2014: The Science of Medicines, 8 - 10 Sep 2014, Univerity of Hertfordshire, Hatfield. (Unpublished)

Chaw, Cheng and Chia, Low (2013) Ibuprofen Loaded Avicel CL611 Pellets: Effect of Liquid Binder. In: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), 10-14 Nov 2013, Henry B Gonzalez Convention Centre, San Antonio.

Chaw, Cheng and Zhenli, C. (2013) Production of pH Sensitive Microparticles by Coacervation Technique: Effect of Isopropanol. In: 2013 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, 10-14 Nov 2013, Henry B Gonzalez Convention Centre, San Antonio.

Chaw, Cheng and Dian, L. (2013) Self-Emulsifying System of Cinnarizine. In: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition, 10-14 Nov 2013, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio.

Low, C M and Chaw, Cheng (2013) Ibuprofen loaded avicel CL611 pellets. In: UKPharmSci conference 2013, 2 - 4 Sep 2013, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

Chu, M S and Chaw, Cheng (2013) Ketoprofen loaded pellets produced by extrusion/ spheronisation using Avicel CL611 as spheronisation aids. In: UKPharmSci conference 2013, 4 Sep 2013, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

Haj-Ahmad, Rita, Chaw, Cheng, Elkordy, Amal and Moore, Adrian (2013) Stabilizing effect of surfactants and saccharides on freeze dried lysozyme. In: UK-PharmSci 2013 conference, 2 - 4 Sep 2013, Edinburgh, UK..

Li-Kwok-Cheong, V J and Chaw, Cheng (2013) The Behaviour of Xanthan Gum Matrix Systems. In: UKPharmSci conference 2013, 2 - 4 Sep 2013, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

Chaw, Cheng and LikWok-Cheong, Vanessa Jade (2013) Effect of Calcium Salts on Swelling and Erosion of Xanthan Gum Matrix Systems. In: 2013 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, 10-14 Nov 2013, Henry B Gonzalez Convention Centre, San Antonio.

Yap, H N and Chaw, Cheng (2012) Mechanical Properties of Pellet Produced by Avicel CL611 as Spheronisation Aids. In: UK PharmSci 2012, 12-14 Sep 2012, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Haj-Ahmad, Rita Rochdi, Chaw, Cheng, Elkordy, Amal and Moore, Adrian (2012) Pluronic F-127 as a constituent of niosomes as a novel delivery system for Insulin. In: UK PharmSci 2012 conference, September 12-14th, 2012, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK.. (Unpublished)

Chan, KC and Chaw, Cheng (2012) The Swelling Behaviour of Xanthan Gum Matrix Systems. In: UK PharmSci 2012, 12-14 Sep 2012, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Puah, SY and Chaw, Cheng (2012) Size and Shape of Pellet Produced by Avicel CL611. In: UK PharmSci 2012, 12-14 Sep 2012, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Haj Ahmad, R, Chaw, Cheng, Moore, Adrian and Elkordy, Amal (2011) Effect of excipients on lysozyme crystals. In: The Science of Medicines: UK Pharmsci 2011, 31 Aug - 2 Sep 2011, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Chong, Y and Chaw, Cheng (2011) Production and characterisation of cinnarizine loaded eudragit microparticle. In: The Science of Medicines: UK Pharmsci 2011, 31 Aug - 2 Sep 2011, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Ah Kim, K Y and Chaw, Cheng (2011) Production of niosomes: Effect of stabilisers and cholesterol molar ratio. In: The Science of Medicines: UK Pharmsci 2011, 31 Aug - 2 Sep 2011, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Vithlani, S and Chaw, Cheng (2011) Self-emulsifying systems for oral delivery of hydrophobic drug. In: Pharmsci 2011, 31 Aug - 2 Sep 2011, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

This list was generated on Sun Jun 7 08:45:29 2020 BST.
Pharmaceutical powder and formulation design and their characterizations.  
GPhC Registered Pharmacist
Member of Royal Pharmaceutical Society 
Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Member of CRS UK



Last updated 24 July 2019

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