WONG LAI CHUN

Designation/Title : Dr/Lecturer
Department: Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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Education and Training

PhD University of Northumbria
2006 – 2010
MRes University of Northumbria
2005 - 2006
BSc University of Malaya
2002 - 2005

 

Research interests:

  • Bioactive molecules
  • Analytical chemistry

 

Research projects/grants:


International (as Principal Investigator)

  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Research Fund for ‘The Synthesis of Novel Anticancer Agents’- £3,885.41 (2013/14)


Internal (as Principal Investigator)

  • IMU Msc grant on ‘The Development and Validation of a HPLC Method to Detect and Measure the Adulterants Caffeine and Phenolphthalein in Over-the-Counter Slimming Phytotherapeutics’ – RM 7200 (2013/14)

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2010-2014)

  • The Development and Validation of a HPLC Method to Detect and Measure the Adulterants Caffeine and Phenolphthalein in Over-the-Counter Slimming Phytotherapeutics – Ms Elham Mohammadi, Msc Project, 2012-current.

Professional affiliations:

  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Member

 

Academic Awards:

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Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2010 -2014)

Journal

  • A convenient synthesis of highly substituted imidazole derivatives, L. Chun Wong, A. Gehre, S. P. Stanforth and B. Tarbit, Synth. Commun., 2013, 43, 80-84.
  • The Synthesis of some Novel 1,2-Dihydroisoquinoline Derivatives, Lai Chun Wong, R. W. Harrington and S. P. Stanforth, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2013, Volume 50, Issue 5, 1213-1216.
  • The synthesis of 2-nitroaryl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolines, nitro-substituted 5,6-dihydrobenzimidazo[2,1-a]isoquinoline-N-oxides and related heterocycles as potential bioreducible substrates for the enzymes NAD(P)H: quinone oxidoreductase 1 and E. coli nitroreductase, Philip J. Burke, Lai Chun Wong, Terence C. Jenkins, Richard J. Knox, Stephen P. Stanforth, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2011, Volume 21, Issue 24, 7447-7450.
  • An unexpected ring contraction of two nitroaryl pro-drugs: conversion of N-(nitroaryl)-3-chloropiperidine derivatives into N-(nitroaryl)-2-chloromethylpyrrolidines, P. J. Burke, L. Chun Wong, W. Clegg, R. W. Harrington, T. C. Jenkins, R. J. Knox, I. T. Meikle and S. P. Stanforth, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 3918-3921.

 

 

 

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