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Dr. Ng Jia Hui joined the School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia as a Lecturer in 2023. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2018 with BPharm (First Class Honours) with a major in clinical and experimental therapeutics. Jia Hui completed her doctoral study in Medicinal Chemistry from Monash University Malaysia. She has been working on the development of practical methods for the synthesis of purine-like heterocyclic compounds, particularly using microwave-assisted multicomponent reactions. Jia Hui’s papers received two Excellent Publication Awards from the School of Pharmacy (2022 and 2023). She was one of two South-East Asia recipients of the TienTe Lee Biomedical Foundation-YSP Excellent Scientific Paper Award 2023.

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

Education/Academic qualification

Medicinal Chemistry, PhD, Monash University Malaysia

Award Date: 10 Jul 2023

Pharmacy (Honours) Major in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, Bachelor, University of Queensland

Award Date: 12 Dec 2018

Research area keywords

  • microwave-assisted synthesis
  • Medicinal and organic chemistry
  • Heterocyclic chemistry
  • NMR spectroscopy

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