A Two day International Conference on “Recent Innovation in Pharmaceutical Sciences” organized by Riphah International University held in Islamabad
The 3rd International Conference on recent innovations in pharmaceutical sciences ICRIPS 2019 organized by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences held at Margalla Hotel, Islamabad. The inauguration session was started with the recitation of Holy Quran. The ceremony was honored by the presence of chief guest Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, guest of honor Prof. Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Member operations and planning, HEC, Islamabad and Chancellor Riphah International University, Mr. Hassan Muhammad Khan.
While addressing, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali emphasized on research output in the country whereas Prof. Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti talked about HEC policies regarding research and liaison with research institutes. The chancellor RIU, Mr. Hassan Muhammad Khan emphasized on applied research with a specific focus to decrease the disease burden of our country.
There were 33 oral presentations including international and national speakers and 52 poster presenters comprising of both graduates and undergraduate students from different universities around the country. Three workshops on Pharmacogenomics, Bioinformatics, and Pharmacy practice were held on the first and second days. The oral talks covered the majority of the sections and topics related to pharmaceutical innovation and research, namely, drug discovery and development, emerging trends in nanomedicine, natural products, and pharmaceutical analysis.
International speakers including Prof. Dr. Athar Ata, The University of Winnipeg, Canada, Dr. Amer Hayat Khan, Universiti Sains, Malaysia and Prof. Dr. Nessar Ahmed, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom along with renowned national speakers from HEJ, Karachi, Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad and Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat presented their novel work in front of about five hundred audience. The oral presenters were presented with shields and certificates for their prestigious presence. The poster competition winners were also awarded certificates and cash prizes.