Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Unit

Name

Status

Project Title

Roubeena Jeetah

PhD

awarded 2015

Design and testing of novel amphiphilic nanocarrier drug delivery systems based on block copolymer micelles

Nowsheen Goonoo

PhD

awarded 2015

Studies into new poly(ester-ether)-based materials and evaluation of their performance for tissue engineering scaffold applications

Anisha Veeren

PhD

awarded 2016

Macromolecular engineering of poly(vinylpyrrolidone)-based amphiphilic copolymers for controlled drug delivery

Yeshma Jugdawa

PhD

Elaboration of controlled drug delivery systems based on synthetic and natural polysaccharides

Honita Ramphul

MPhil

Elaboration of bio-composite materials for tissue-engineering applications

 Itisha Chummun

 MPhil

Polysaccharide-based hydrogel scaffolds for tissue engineering applications

Reetesh Ujoodha

Research Assistant

Formulation of sustained release opiate delivery system

 

 

Biopharmaceutical Unit

Name

                     Status

Project Title

Jhoti Somanah-Bhugwandeen

PhD

awarded 2015

Molecular and clinical effects of a fermented papaya preparation on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Srishti Ramsaha

PhD

Edible mushrooms as functional foods: an assessment of their nutritional value, phytochemical content, antioxidant and cancer chemopreventive effects

Tatsha Bholah

MPhil

An investigation of the functional role of cytoglobin in carcinogenesis

Rima Beesoo

MPhil

An investigation of the biochemical characterisation, antioxidant potential and anti-carcinogenic activity of selected Mauritian marine invertebrates

Arvind Gopeechund

MPhil

An investigation of antioxidant and anticancer activities of extracts from selected marine autotrophs and heterotrophs from the Mauritian waters

Nawraj Rummun

MPhil

Botanical modulation of carcinogenesis as an adjunct in cancer therapy: an investigation of the chemoprotective mechanism of actions of Mauritian endemic plants

Darshini Narain

Research Assistant

Diabetes, Cancer and Biopharmaceuticals

 

New MPhil/PhD applications

Potential applicants have to send a letter of motivation indicating their research interest and their CV to Head, CBBR.

Possibility of scholarship through Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and Mauritius Research Council (MRC).