There are two elements in formulating drugs: synthesis and natural. Meanwhile, the study focuses on natural medicines called Pharmacognosy. Sukardiman is a Professor of Pharmacognosy in Faculty of Pharmacy UNAIR. There are three natural materials taught in Pharmacognosy: plants, animals, and mineral. Sukadirman focuses on medicines derived from plants. As a researcher Sukardiman, the Head of Intellectual Wealth Right and Academic Product Development Board (LP-PAHKI) UNAIR, has produced several research products, such as: “Komposisi Ekstrak Samiloto dengan Kunyit” which have been tested its activity as supplement for breast cancer; and “Pengembangan Obat Herbal Fraksi Kencur” used for gastric or colon cancer. Several of his articles have been published in national and international level, for instance: “Immunohistochemical Study of Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxband Morindacitrifolia L Ethanolic Extract Granules Combination in High fat Diet Induced Hyperlipidemic Rats” in 2014. Furthermore, Sukardiman participated in numerous international conferences, such as “The International Seminar on Chemo preventive for Health Promotion and Beauty” in Denpasar, 2010; and “International Seminar, Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Nutraceutical and Cosmetical Technology: Formulation and Applications” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010.

In addition, Sukardiman obtained several awards for his service and research, such as: Young Investigator Award” by Asian Microcirculation Doctor Association in 1999. He was also chosen as the best presenter of research finding in Basic Research Study (IPD) by DIKTI in 2004. Additionally, Sukardiman was the youngest Professor in Faculty of Pharmacy in 2008. He has become a member of research reviewer of DIKTI since 2010 and Binfarkes Research Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) RI since 2013. Besides that, Sukardiman has been a member of Indonesian Pharmacist Association (IAI) since 2010 and a member of Natural Material Medicine Division from Collegiums of Indonesian Pharmacy (KIFI) in 2016. He also wrote a book entitled “Farmakognosi Jilid I” in 2014. (*)


Place and Date of Birth :

Kebumen, 9 January 1963

Email :

Phone :

031-5033710 / 0315020514

Educational Background :
  1. Undergraduate program, Universitas Airlangga
  2. Master Program, Institut Teknologi Bandung
  3. Doctoral Program, Universitas Airlanggga
  4. Sandwich Program, Saarland University, Germany
  5. Doctoral Program, Charite University
Research Area :
  1. Pharmacognosy
  2. Pharmacology Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
  3. Biochemistry Genetics and Molecular Biology
  4. Natural Product Chemistry and Biological Science
Association Membership:
  1. Indonesian Pharmacist Association (IAI)
  2. Member of Indonesian Natural Ingredient Researcher Association (PERHIPBA)
  3. Member of Natural Material Medicine Division from Collegiums of Indonesian Pharmacy (KIFI), 2016
  4. Member of DIKTI Research Reviewer

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