R. LEONNY YULITA HARTIADI, Apt., Ph.D.
ACTING HEAD OF PHARMACY

R. Leonny Yulita Hartiadi, Apt. Ph.D. was awarded Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education scholarship to pursue her doctoral training in Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney. During her doctoral training, she was awarded Postgraduate Research Support Scheme for 3 consecutive years from the Faculty of Pharmacy. Prior embarking her doctoral degree, she worked as a radiopharmacist in nuclear medicine department at MRCCC Siloam Hospitals for 2 years. She also has a working experience in one of pharmaceutical companies in Indonesia as a research & development staff.

Leonny completed her Bachelor and Master degree majoring in Pharmacy at Bandung Institute of Technology. In addition, she also obtained Pharmacist degree from the same university. She prepared a grant during her Master and with the guidance from her supervisor, they obtained Scientific Research Group Bandung Institute of Technology Grant.

Leonny is passionate in the field of neuropharmacology. Her goal is to explore new drugs for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases by applying in vitro and in vivo approaches.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  • Chua HC, Christensen ETH, Hoestgaard-Jensen K, Hartiadi L. Y., Ramzan I, Jensen A, Absalom N.L., & Chebib M, Kavain, the major constituent of the anxiolytic kava extract, potentiates GABAA receptors: Functional characteristics and molecular mechanism, PLoS ONE, 11(2016) 1-17
  • Ahring, P.K., Bang, L. H., Jensen, M. L., Strøbæk, D., Hartiadi, L.Y. Chebib, M., Absalom, N., A Pharmacological assessment of agonists and modulators at α4β2γ2 and α4β2δ GABAA receptors: The challenge in comparing apples with oranges, Pharmacol Res., 111 (2016) 563-576
  • Hartiadi, L.Y., Ahring, P.K., Absalom, N., Chebib, M., High and low GABA α4β2δ GABAA receptors are expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes with divergent stoichiometries, Biochem. Pharmacol, 103 (2016) 98-108
  • Rachmawati, H., Hartiadi R. L.Y., Fidriani, I., Adnyana, I. K., Hepatoprotective activity of saponin fraction of oyong seed flesh and its combination against CCl4-induced chronic liver damage in male wistar rat, Indonesian J. Pharm. 24 (2013) 177-185