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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Head of the Department

PhD in Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor

The Department of "Department of Pharmacology" of the International Scientific and Educational Center of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (ISEC NAS RA) was founded in 2007 based on the scientific potential of the Institute of Fine Organic Chemistry of NAS RA (now ‒ Scientific and Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, STCOPC). Apart from the specialization "Pharmaceutical Chemistry", the specialization "Pharmacy" has been operating since 2017. The activities of the Department are necessitated by the need to train specialists in the field of pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, drug production, as well as the synthesis of new compounds with possible physiological activity, capable of working in the field of research, with research skills.

Department Objectives:

To provide Master degree education in the field of "Pharmaceutical Chemistry"
To develop and implement educational and  modern teaching technologies programs in the mentioned specialization
To  conduct scientific research
To promote international scientific-educational cooperation in the professional field
To develop and publish textbooks, teaching manuals and guidelines
The Department employs highly qualified specialists in the field of organic chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry and related sciences.
Professional trainings and qualification courses regularly take place in the Department .

Specialization:  Pharmacy

Research activities

The Department employs scientists from the NAS RA institutes, also professors from  the leading universities: 4 Doctors (including one  NAS RA Corresponding Member, 4 professors), 8 PhD  (including 5 Associate Professors). Since the establishment of the Department, with the efforts of the faculty members, 5 textbooks, one guide book and one book were published. The faculty of the Department supervise students' thesis, term papers, regularly participate in the local and international conferences.


Professor of the Department, Corresponding Member of NAS RA, V. Topuzyan is the Chairman of the Spesialized Council on 010 "Organic Chemistry, High-Molecular Compounds, Bio-Organic Chemistry" of the Higher Attestation Committee (HAC) operating in the Center.

 The Faculty:

Hasmick Aghababyan PhD in Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor
Vigen Topuzyan Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of NAS RA
Alvard Antonyan PhD in Biological Sciences, Associate Professor
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
Zhanna Sargsyan PhD in Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor
Kristine Balyan PhD in Chemical Sciences
Suzanna Tosunyan PhD in Chemical Sciences
Aram Simonyan PhD in Economical Sciences, Associate Professor
Aghavni Ginosyan PhD in Technical Sciences
Anahit Shahumyan Coordinator of the Department "Pharmacology"

Tel:           (+374 60) 623597

E-mail:      syuzitos@mail.ru, syuzanna.tosunyan@isec.am