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PhD projects

Inhalable Repurposed Drug Nanoparticles to curb Lung Cancers. A collaborative project with UPM and Singapore University.

Plant-based compound incorporated nanoparticles for target brain delivery

Exosomes formulation development: A collaborative project with industry and university


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Personal profile


Dr How Chee Wun is a Senior Lecturer in School of Pharmacy. With qualifications of nanomedicine and pharmacology, his academic interests are interdisciplinary in nature, focused on the application and pharmacokinetics of nanoparticles as drug delivery system. Apart from his expertise in oncology, his research interest also span across the area of biophysics. After completing his research attachment in Spain and Taiwan, he became a post-doctoral fellow and has since then guided numerous students in their studies. He was a consultant for a pharmaceutical company and authored a number of research publications.

Research interests

Dr How Chee Wun research interest is interdisciplinary in nature. His expertise in drug delivery systems and formulation is integrated with pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, biophysics, stem cells, extracellular vesicles, and network pharmacology in various disease models like cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr How currently has collaboration with Taylor’s University, UCSI, UPM, UKM, and several other industrial partners.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Deputy Treasurer, Universiti Putra Malaysia (University Putra Malaysia)

Jan 2022Dec 2025

Committee, Universiti Putra Malaysia (University Putra Malaysia)

Sept 2017Nov 2021

Research area keywords

  • Nanomedicine
  • Cancer Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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