University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of Pharmacy

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Mustafa Al-Shagga

Associate Professor,Senior Tutor,



Dr. Mustafa Al-Shagga obtained his degree in Medicine (MD) from Aden University, Yemen. He worked as Medical Officer in a teaching hospital and a trainee lecturer of Pharmacology. He completed a Master in Medical Sciences (Pharmacology) from National University of Malaysia. He worked as a lecturer then senior lecturer in Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS). He joined Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia as a senior lecturer then appointed as Assistant Professor in University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Currently he is Associate Professor in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Pharmacy. He recognised as Fellow of a Higher Education Academy (FHEA) (UK) in 2016, and currently he entitled a Senior Fellow (SFHEA).

Expertise Summary

Teaching & Learning is something of a great deal to me. I have used many ways of teaching pharmacology, video, play-role, debates, team-based, case-based, practical, added to the traditional teaching. Designing and measuring students learning. Designing modules and courses.

Teaching Summary

Pain physiology and pharmacology

Neurobiology of Depression, Migraine and Obesity

Physiology & Pharmacology of Autonomic Nervous System

ADME for MPharm

Research Summary

Currently I am interested in

1. Educational experimental research in areas of medical education particular interest in students' engagment and improving teaching material using eye-tracking technique

2. Pharmacology of Khat (Catha edulis) & Obesity.

3. Systematic reviews

Recent Publications

Past Research

Pharmacogenetics of Phase 1 & 2 CYP-450 metabolising enzymes

School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

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