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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Head of the Department
Hasmik Grigor Aghababyan
PhD in Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor

The department of “Pharmaceutical Chemistry” of the International Scientific and Educational Center of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (NAS RA) was founded in 2007 based on the scientific potential of the Institute of Fine Organic Chemistry of NAS RA (at present-Scientific and Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry).
The establishment of the department was conditioned by the necessity of training specialists with research skills capable of working in the field of pharmaceutical chemistry, drugs production, as well as that of the synthesis and research of new compounds with possible physiological activeness.

Department Objectives:

To train specialists with the qualification of Master’s Degree in “Pharmaceutical Chemistry”,
To work out and introduce educational programs, learning modern technologies  on the above-mentioned specialty,
To implement research possibilities,
To promote the international scientific and educational cooperation,
To modernize the educational content,
To develop and publish textbooks and educational-methodological handbooks.
High-quality specialists teach at the department in the area of organic and pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology and other related sciences. The department implements activities on professional retraining and qualification raising courses.

Specialization:  Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 Research Works

Scientists of NAS RA institutes, as well as leading university professors, 8 Doctors of Sciences (among them 1 Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences, 4 Professors), 7 PhD of Sciences (among them-4 Associate Professors) teach in the department.
During the existence of the department thanks to the efforts of the department’s professors 3 educational handbooks, 1 guidebook and 1 book have been published. Only in 2010-2015 more than 95 scholarly articles and other materials were published. The department professors actively participate in national and international conferences. 
Department professor, director of the Scientific and Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry of NAS RA, Chairman of HAC 010 (Higher Attestation Commission) “Organic Chemistry, High Molecular Compounds, Bioorganic Chemistry” Professional Council functioning at the Center named after V. Topuzyan.

 The Faculty:

Hasmick Aghababyan PhD in Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor
Vigen Topuzyan Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of NAS RA
Mushegh Sargsyan Doctor of Chemical Sciences
Lyusya Babayan Doctor of Medical Sciences
Wilen Mnatsakanyan Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor
Alvard Antonyan PhD in Biological Sciences
Paronikyan Ruzanna PhD in Biological Sciences, Associate Professor
Arnos Hovhannisyan Doctor of Chemical Sciences
Hrachya Hovhannisyan           Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor
Astghik Pepoyan Doctor of Biological Sciences
Petros Ghazaryan Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor
Zhanna Sargsyan PhD in Chemical Sciences
Suzanna Tumanyan PhD in Chemical Sciences
Aram Simonyan PhD in Economical Sciences, Associate Professor
Lyudmila Nersesova PhD in Biological Sciences, Associate Professor
Aghavni Ginosyan Pharmacist, lecturer
Mary Tepelikyan Philologist, lecturer
Anahit Shahumyan Coordinator of the Department ''Pharmaceutical Chemistry'' 

Tel:           (+374 60) 623597

E-mail:      hasagababyan@gmail.com