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Juliana Bt.  Md. Jaffri

Academic Qualification

  • Food Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master of Science - Masters Degree, University of Liverpool
  • Bachelor of Science (Science and Practice of Pharmacy) - Bachelor Degree, Liverpool John Moores University

Juliana Bt. Md. Jaffri (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

In 1994, Juliana Md Jaffri completed her BSc Pharmacy and MSc in the UK and joined the Ministry of Health as a hospital pharmacist. In 2002, she transferred to IIUM and commenced her academic profession, and later was awarded Ph.D in Food Science in 2009 for her study on nutraceutical development.
In 2012, Juliana was given the responsibility to develop a bioanalytical laboratory which would later be a part of a Bioequivalence study centre in IIUM Kuantan campus, under the patronage of IIUM Holdings. The facility is now almost completed and under the management of IKOP Sdn. Bhd.
Currently, Juliana is the Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Kulliyyah of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Malaysia.

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Pharmacokinetics - Nutaceutical & Cosmeceuticals

Professional Membership

  • 2014 - 2026: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (member), Malaysian Pharmacists Society

Teaching Responsibilities

Dosage Design I 2010/2011
Dosage Design II 2012/2013 2013/2014 2015/2016 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2010/2011 2014/2015 2016/2017
INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY 2016/2017 2013/2014 2018/2019 2015/2016 2017/2018 2020/2021 2014/2015 2019/2020
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2015/2016 2014/2015 2009/2010 2010/2011
INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY PRACTICE 2014/2015 2015/2016 2012/2013 2013/2014
NUTRACEUTICAL 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2016/2017
Nutriceuticals & Cosmeticeuticals 2015/2016 2010/2011 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010 2014/2015 2013/2014
Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics 2012/2013 2018/2019 2019/2020 2014/2015 2010/2011 2009/2010 2011/2012 2013/2014 2020/2021 2015/2016 2017/2018 2016/2017
PHYSICAL PHARMACY 1 2010/2011 2011/2012
PHYSICAL PHARMACY I 2010/2011 2009/2010
Physical Pharmacy II 2010/2011 2009/2010 2011/2012
RESEARCH PROJECT-LITERATURE SEARCH 2016/2017 2012/2013 2015/2016

Research Projects

2016 - 2019 Effects of Oil Palm Leaf extract on Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidative Stress in Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells
2016 - 2018 Stereospermum Fimbriatum (Chicha) - Prospects of Antimicrobial Agent for Skin Infection
2014 - 2016 Development Characterization And Stability Evaluation Of Solid Dispersed Atorvastatin For Improvement Of Solubility NEW TITLE : Development Characterization and Stability Evaluation of Solid Dispersed Nisoldipine for Improvement of Solubility
2014 - 2016 Influence of Co-Solvent in Solubility of Phalerin and Mahkoside-A from Mahkota dewa (Phaleria macrocarpa) with Carbon Dioxide as a Solvent
2013 - 2018 Nano-Transfersomes as a Novel Elastic Transdermal Carrier to Address Poor Bioavailability Issue of Raloxifene Hydrochloride
2013 - 2019 Fabrication and Evaluation of a Halal Medicated Hydrogel Film from Standardized Centella Asiatica for Wound Healing
2013 - 2016 Identification of Critical Elements for the Manufacturing of Halal Pharmaceuticals
2013 - 2016 Continuous Micronization and Particle Formation of Malaysian Medicinal Extracts Using Different Supercritical Antisolvent Techniques
2011 - 2013 (RU2011) Design and development of gastro retentive drug delivery system (GRDDS) of an anti-diabetic drug
2011 - 2013 Detection of Cetirizine in Human Plasma using High Performance Liquid Chromatography
2011 - 2015 Determination of the in vitro Percutaneous Absorption of Topical Corticosteroids in Palm Olein Based Emulsions and the Mechanisms of Diffusion
2010 - 2012 Microencapsulation of Cassia alata Extract for Topical Application.
2010 - 2012 Neuroregenerative And Neuroprotective Properties Of Haruan Traditional Extract For The Treatment Of Traumatic Brain Damage In Sprague Dawley Rats
- 2019 Extraction of fatty acids from leaves, stems and roots of Raja Berangkat plant using supercritical fluids.
2018 - Present Mechanism of amide coupling interaction for eliminating organic solvent from generic pharmaceuticals with supercritical CO2.
2011 - Present (RU2011) Antimicrobial Activities and in vitro Skin Irritation Evaluation of Selected Local Herbs.
2011 - Present Halal Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Muslims
2011 - Present Evaluation of Public and Healthcare Professionals Awareness on Halal Pharmaceutical Products NEW TITLE (24/6/14) - Evaluating Costs, Perception, Satisfaction, Safety and Effectiveness Towards e-cigarettes



2020 Enrichment of antibacterial compound from the stem bark of Stereospermum fimbriatum using supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. Separation Science and Technology (Philadelphia), 55 (9) pp. 1656-1666
2020 Isolation and characterization of novel antibacterial compound from an untapped plant, Stereospermum fimbriatum. Natural Product Research, 34 (5) pp. 629-637
2019 Pharmacological properties of Centella asiatica hydrogel in accelerating wound healing in rabbits. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 19 () pp. 1-7
2018 Enrichment, in vitro, and quantification study of antidiabetic compounds from neglected weed Mimosa pudica using supercritical CO2 and CO2-Soxhlet. Separation Science and Technology, 53 (2) pp. 243-260
2018 Palm olein emulsion: a novel vehicle for topical drug delivery of betamethasone 17-valerate. AAPS PharmSciTech, 19 (1) pp. 371-383
2018 pH responsive polymers in drug delivery. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 11 (11) pp. 5115-5122
2018 PVA-PEG physically cross-linked hydrogel film as a wound dressing: experimental design and optimization. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 23 () pp. 751-760
2018 Selected natural agents used for cholesterol controls. Nutrition & Food Science, 48 (2) pp. 301-317
2017 α-glucosidase inhibitors isolated from Mimosa pudica L.. Natural Product Research, 33 (10) pp. 1495-1499
2017 A lignan with glucose uptake activity in 3T3-L1 adipocytes from the stem bark of Knema patentinervia. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 30 (4) pp. 1335-1339
2017 Development of a binary carrier system consisting polyethylene glycol 4000 - ethyl cellulose for ibuprofen solid dispersion. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation, 7 (3) pp. 142-148
2017 Mimosa pudica L.: a comparative study via in vitro analysis and GC Q-TOF MS profiling on conventional and supercritical fluid extraction using food grade ethanol. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, 8 (1) pp. 54-62
2017 Mimosa pudica L.: A comparative study via in vitro analysis and GC Q-TOF MS profiling on conventional and supercritical fluid extraction using food grade ethanol. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources (IJNPR), 8 (1) pp. 54-62
2017 Rapid investigation of a-glucosidase inhibitory activity of Phaleria macrocarpa extracts using FTIR-ATR based fingerprinting. Journal of Food and Drug analysis, 25 (2) pp. 306-315
2016 Cytotoxic and anti-inflammatory activities of Garcinia xanthochymus extracts on cell lines. Makara Journal of Health Research, 20 (1) pp. 11-17
2016 Malaysian consumers' awareness, perception, and attitude toward cosmetic products: Questionnaire development and pilot testing. Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences, 8 (3) pp. 203-209
2016 Screening of various parts of phaleria macrocarpa plant for α-glucosidase inhibitory activity. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 40 (2) pp. 201-210
2016 The enlightenment from Malaysian consumers' perspective towards cosmetic products. Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences, () pp. 1-6
2015 Design and in-vitro evaluation of sustained release floating tablets of metformin HCl based on effervescence and swelling. Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 15 (1) pp. 1-34
2014 Haplophytin B from maclurodendron porteri. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 27 (1) pp. 179-181
2014 Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and studies of mango seed kernel for cocoa butter analogy fats = Extracción mediante dióxido de carbono supercrítico y estudios del núcleo de la semilla de mango para obtener grasas análogas a la mantequilla de cacao. CyTA - Journal of Food, 12 (1) pp. 97-103
2013 Cognitive enhancement and neuroprotection by catechin-rich oil palm leaf extract supplement. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 93 (4) pp. 819-827
2012 Optimization of supercritical CO2 extraction of fish oil from viscera of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus). International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 13 (9) pp. 11312-11322
2011 Antihypertensive and cardiovascular effects of catechin-rich oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) leaf extract in nitric oxide–deficient rats. Journal of Medicinal Food, 14 (7/8) pp. 775-783
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 A novel antibacterial compound from an untapped plant: Stereospermum fimbriatum. In: AIMST International Pharmacy Conference (AIPC) 2019: Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Technology and Practice,
2016 Enriched extracts of anti-diabetic compounds from neglected weed M. Pudica using supercritical and subcritical carbon dioxide extractions and the corresponding in vitro study for diabetes mellitus. In: 2nd International Conference on Industrial Pharmacy (ICIP 2016),
2016 Potential of untapped local species, “Chicha” (Stereospermum fimbriatum), as an alternative for skin infection treatment. In: The 14th Symposium of Malaysian Society of Applied Biology (MSAB 2016),
2016 Subcritical carbon dioxide extraction of stereospermum fimbriatum’s stem bark and the extract’s potential as an anti-dermal infection agent. In: 2nd International Conference on Industrial Pharmacy (ICIP 2016),
2016 Swelling index, gel fraction, thermal and rheological properties of Centella asiatica hydrogel. In: 2nd International Conference On Industrial Pharmacy 2016 (ICIP 2016),
2015 Awareness, perception and attitude of Malaysian consumers towards cosmetic products. In: 5th International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015),
2015 Formulation of hydrogel with synthetic polymers (PVA and PEG) . In: Controlled Release & Drug Delivery Symposium (CRDDS 2015) in conjunction with the 1st MyCRS Scientific Conference,
2015 Formulation of PVA and PEG hydrogel via Freeze-Thaw method. In: 4th International Conference on Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals and Cosmetic Science (IPNaCs),
2015 Preparation of natural chitosan from pens of squid Loligo spp.. In: 5th International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015),
2014 Design & development of gastroretentive drug delivery system of metformin HCL . In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2014,
2014 Diffusion of betamethasone 17-Valerate from palm olein-based vehicle. In: CRDDS2014, Controlled Release & Drug Delivery Symposium 2014,
2014 Formulation and characterization of palm oil ester-based betamethasone 17-valerate creams and comparison with marketed products. In: PharmaTech 2014, 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology,
2014 Formulation and in-vitro characterization of floating sustained-release tablets of metformin hydrochloride. In: 1st International Conference on Industrial Pharmacy,
2014 Turning weeds into drugs: The prospect of Mimosa pudica for Diabetes mellitus in-vitro. In: 1st International Conference on Industrial Pharmacy (ICIP) 2014,
2013 Assessment of behavioural effects following treatment with haruan traditional formulation in brain-damage induced Sprague dawley rats. In: 9th International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS 2013),
2013 In-vitro antifungal and antibacterial activities of rhizomes extracts of Alpinia galanga and Alpinia conchigera griff. In: International Conference on Natural Products 2014,
2011 Development of Palm olein-in-water emulsion containing extracts of Derris elliptica Benth as insecticide . In: International Health Conference IIUM 2011 ,
2011 Microencapsulation of Cassia alata extract for topical application. In: International Congress on Applied Biology (ICAB 2011),
2011 Palm olein-in-water cream containing extracts from Hirudinaria manillensis for improving blood flow. In: International Ibn al-Haytham's al-Manazir Innovation and Invention Exhibition (INEX 2011),
2011 Preservation of behavioural functions by haruan traditional extract (HTE) in rats with ketamine-induced neurodegeneration . In: International Health Conference IIUM 2011,
Book Section

2019 The Kulliyyah of Pharmacy : providing shari'ah compliant pharmacy education. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674910358, pp. 405-414
2019 The Kulliyyah of Pharmacy : providing shari'ah compliant pharmacy education. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674910358, pp. 405-414
2016 Centella asiatica: a review. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-442-1, pp. 1-32
2015 Regulatory requirements. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 979-967-418-316-5, pp. 94-126
2011 Liver and kidney protective effects of the polyphenols, tocopherols and carotenoids . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180751, pp. 25-36
2011 The vascular protective effects of polyphenols.. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180195, pp. 196-214