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Afternoon coffee with Prof. Joseph T Dipiro

Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Gadjah Mada received a visit from Professor Joseph T. Dipiro in a welcoming session entitled “Afternoon Coffee with Professor Joseph T Dipiro” at meeting hall Unit I of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 15.30 to 17.00 western Indonesian times. The session was attended by some key persons in Faculty of Pharmacy UGM including the faculty members and some representative students. Professor Dipiro was warmly welcomed by Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM Professor Agung Endro Nugroho along with Vice Dean for Research, Community Services, Collaboration, and Alumni Dr Endang Lukitaningsih, and Vice Dean for Finance, Human Resource, and Property Management Dr Satibi Ali Kusnadi. read more

Enhancing Service Quality, Faculty of Pharmacy Holds Training for Non-Teaching Staff

Hospitality and quick service become the most important aspects of public service, including the service given in the university. In order to enhance the service quality for students, partners, or visitors, Faculty of Pharmacy UGM collaborating with Bank BNI Yogyakarta branch office held a training for non-teaching staff at Faculty of Pharmacy.

“All services at Faculty of Pharmacy have to be based on hospitality, all people have to get the same service indiscriminately,” said Head of Administration Office of Faculty of Pharmacy, Singgih Widodo, S.E.T., S.Sos., M.Si., on Wednesday (19/7). read more

Nano Biomaterial Can Be the Solution to Vision Disorder

The World Health Organization predicts as many as 285 million people in the world suffer from vision disorders. In fact, 80 percent of those disorders are preventable. Traditional methods to treat such disorders still have side-effects. So, nano biomaterial use in ophthalmic method can be the right solution.

“Nano biomaterial can be the solution for ophthalmic disorders,” said Associate Dean of School of Pharmacy University of Florida, Prof. Yashwant Pathak, M.S., Ph.D, giving a public lecture themed Nanobiomaterials for Opthalmic Drug Delivery Systems with Special Focus on Age-related Macular Degeneration at Faculty of Pharmacy UGM on Tuesday (18/7). read more

UGM Students Utilize Green Tea Extract to Cure Gingivitis

Gingivitis is one of mouth diseases that quite disturbs the sufferer due to its severe pain, causing eating and speaking hard. The prevalence level of gingivitis in Indonesia increases from time to time. Based on this issue, five UGM students consisting of Annisa Hidaratri Uningojati, Urfa Tabtila, and Dilla Asriyani from Faculty of Dentistry as well as Fathul Muin and Bramanti Nadya Kausara from Faculty of Pharmacy conducted research on an effective gingivitis medicine made from green tea extract using nano-chitosan encapsulation. This gingivitis medicine is formed into gel, namely Chicaflo (Chitosan-encapsulated Flavonoid) gel. read more

Coffee Beans Extract Gel to Cure Diabetes Wound

A number of students of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Faculty of Pharmacy UGM have developed a herbal formula to cure wounds usually suffered by people with diabetes. The formula uses coffee extract.

It was Diana Octavirena Antaresty, Fakhri Husain, Maulana Supama Putra, Siti Hartinah and Giovani Oka Putra Caesar that developed the gel to cure diabetes wounds that are infected by bacteria. The medication is called as Roco Gel.

Team chairman, Diana, said the active substances in robusta coffee, which are cafffein and chlorogenic acid, have the potential to be used as anti-bacterial. Both can also speed up healing of the wound that is infected by Staphylococcus aureus resiten Methicillin (MRSA) bacteria. read more

Determination of a Girl to Study Amidst Limited Economy

Limited economic condition did not diminish Febriyanti Siahaan’s dream of studying at university. But her parents had to tell her to postpone her dreams and advised her to find a job instead after she passed high school. Who knows that Febri’s dream finally came true when she learned that she had been accepted at Faculty of Pharmacy UGM without even paying for tuition.

“I’ve always wanted to study at a higher education level, but my parents always said no, telling me that university was just for the haves. So, when I learned that I’d been admitted and didn’t even have to pay for tuitions, instantly I hugged my parents. I told them I could study at university for free,” said Febri when met at her home in Batu Aji, Batam City, on Monday (5/6). read more