Our Students

Olumide Franklin Afinjuomo (PhD) is a registered pharmacist, focusing on developing a colon-targeted drug delivery system using smart pH and enzyme responsive hydrogels for cancer.

Pivian Sim (PhD) completed BPharm Sci and honours and is evaluating the role of pH in wound regeneration, with the ultimate aim of developing novel therapeutics for rapid healing.

Mohammad Arafat (PhD) is an international student, designing non-vascular stent as the vehicle for delivering drugs for colon cancer.

Fouladian Paris (PhD) is developing a novel stent-based drug delivery system for oesophageal cancer. She is exploring 3D printing along with other approaches.

Candace Minhthu Day (PhD) joined Prof Garg’s team for her Honours degree after completing BPharmSci. She is designing intelligent release-on-demand drug-loaded-nanosystems for breast cancer targeting.

Hanif Haidari (PhD) is continuing from medical science and honours. He is using a multidisciplinary approach working alongside nanomaterials and regenerative medicine to develop novel wound healing preparations.

Sophia Ward (PhD) is enrolled with the University of Adelaide in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. She is developing a controlled release hormone formulation for sow induction in the pork industry. 

Nupur Shrivastava (PhD) is a visiting scholar, enrolled with Jamia Hamdard India and is designing SNEDDS for breast cancer targeting. 

Akhil Putluru (Honours) is a registered pharmacist innovating a novel wound healing formulation. 

Thabata Muta is an intern pharmacist from Brazil, developing novel nanoformulation for topical delivery using experimental design approach.

Ruixui Li is the first student under the Joint BPharm/Master by Research program between University of South Australia and Shandong university in China.

Emily Weir is a BPharm Sci placement student, undertaking a project on veterinary drug delivery.