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Faculty: Faculty of Pharmacy
Department: Pharmacy
Type of the workshop: International workshop
The workshop in brief: The Faculty of Pharmacy, Tishk International University organized a 2nd International Pharmacy Workshop on 18th May 2022. The aim of International Pharmacy workshop (IPW-2022) is to discuss metabolic syndrome and its impact on overall health by leading researches of the pharmaceutical field, covering the entire spectrum of research in natural plant role in drug discovery and development, and issues and challenges of Relate metabolic syndrome with chronic disease.

Participants: 102 (Participants from different countries like France, Germany, United Kingdom, united states, Turkey, Malaysia, India, Aaudi Arabia and Jordan)

Date and time: 18th May 2022
Place: Online /On campus (Tishk International University)

Session topics: 

Day 1- First sessions topics:

1. “Current and Future Approached in Drug Development from Natural Products”

2. Recent advances in drugs targeting RAAS for the management of Dyslipidemia.

Day 1- Second sessions topics;

1. Animal’s models for Metabolic syndrome: Recent Advances with a focus on Translational Research

Presenters names and affiliations:

1. Dr. Mahendran Sekar Associate Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Royal College of Medicine Perak, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

2. Dr. Prof. Balakumar Pitchai Consulting Editor Pharmacological Research-Elsevier Professor of Pharmacology Pannai College of Pharmacy Dindigul Tamil Nadu India.

3. Dr. Kumarappan Chidambaram Associate Professor Dept. of Clinical Pharmacy, King Khalid University Saudi Arabia

Outcome of the workshop:

All the key note speakers and speakers let the participants experience one of the techniques they use to engage youth with providing a high-level overview regarding the improvement of Metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a group of symptoms that occur at the same time and raise your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Increased blood pressure, excessive blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels are all examples of these disorders. The major goal of metabolic syndrome clinical therapy is to lower the risk of developing clinical atherosclerosis. Another goal is to reduce the likelihood of type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients who have not yet developed clinical diabetes. Improve your diet. A diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables, skinless chicken, fish, nuts, low-fat or fat-free dairy products, lean meats, and veggie protein is recommended. Regular physical activity is one of the lifestyle and home cures that we must pursue. Daily activity of at least 30 minutes, such as brisk walking, is recommended by health professionals. Weight loss, a healthy diet, quitting smoking, and stress reduction or management. Members of the workshop committee sought input from attendees on the value of the presentations as training

materials and how they could benefit organizations other than other agencies. Overall, the group agreed that presentations like the ones used in the workshop would be beneficial to future drug discovery and development of novel lead compounds at Tishk University and other universities, as well as the pharmaceutical research industry.