Name: Dr. Naveed Ahmed
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Pharmacy

Qualifications: Ph D (Pharmaceutical Technology) Claude Bernard Lyon1 University, France
MS (Science of Medicines) Blaise Pascal University, France
B.Pharmacy, Pakistan

Phone: +92-51 9064-4180
Status: On job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Preparation and respective Characterization of Micro/Nanostructures for various Biomedical Applications (Diagnostic, Therapeutics, Cosmeto-therapeutics and Cosmetic etc) 

Total Publications: >90 Total Impact Factor: >300

Research Articles:

1.       Naila Ishaque, Nauman Naseer, Muhammad Asad Abbas, Fatima Javed, Shehla Mushtaq, Nasir M. Ahmad, Muhammad Farhan Ali Khan, Naveed Ahmed, and Abdelhamid Elaissari. "Optimize PLA/EVA Polymers Blend Compositional Coating for Next Generation Biodegradable Drug-Eluting Stents." Polymers 14, no. 17 (2022): 3547. (I.F.= 4.96, Citations = 01)

2.       Fiza Ur Rehman, Arshad Farid, Shefaat Ullah Shah, Muhammad Junaid Dar, Asim Ur Rehman, Naveed Ahmed, Sheikh Abdur Rashid Irfan Shaukat, Muddaser Shah, Ghadeer M Albadrani, Mohamed Kamel, Ahmed E Altyar, Mohamed M Abdel-Daim, Kifayat Ullah Shah"Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems (SEDDS): Measuring Energy Dynamics to Determine Thermodynamic and Kinetic Stability." Pharmaceuticals 15, no. 9 (2022): 1064. (I.F.= 6.26, Citations = 01)

3.       Sana Javaid, A Mahmood, Habib Nasir, M Iqbal, Naveed Ahmed, NM Ahmad. Layer-By-Layer Self-Assembled Dip Coating for Antifouling Functionalized Finishing of Cotton Textile. Polymers (Basel), 14(13):2540. doi: 10.3390/polym14132540. (I.F.= 4.96, Citations = 01)

4.       Hafsa Arshad, F.U.Khan, Naveed Ahmed, et al. 2022, Adjunctive vitamin D therapy in various diseases in children: a scenario according to standard guideline. BMC Pediatr 22, 257. (I.F.= 2.90, Citations = 01)

5.       Kashaf Bashir, MFA Khan, Alhodaib A, Naveed Ahmed, I Naz, Mirza B, Tipu MK, Fatima H 2022, Design and Evaluation of pH-Sensitive Nanoformulation of Bergenin Isolated from Bergenia ciliata. Polymers (Basel), 14(9):1639. doi: 10.3390/polym14091639 (I.F.= 4.96, Citations = 01)

6.       Muhammad Farhan Ali Khan, Asim Ur.Rehman, Haidar Howari, Aiyeshah Alhodaib, Faiz Ullah, Zia ul Mustafa, Abdelhamid Elaissari, and Naveed Ahmed. 2022. "Hydrogel Containing Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Loaded with Argan Oil and Simvastatin: Preparation, In Vitro and Ex Vivo Assessment" Gels 8 (5): 277. (I.F.= 4.69, Citations = 01)

7.       Najma Bibi, Asim.ur.Rehman, Nosheen Fatima Rana, Hasham Akhtar, Muhammad Ijaz Khan, Syed Babar Jamal and Naveed Ahmed, 2022, Formulation and characterization of curcumin nanoparticles for skin cancer treatment, Applied Nanoscience, doi : 10.1007/s13204-022-02346-4 (I.F.= 3.67, Citations = 00)

8.       Muhammad Imran Asad, Dildar Khan, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Naveed Ahmed, 2021, Development and In Vitro/In Vivo Evaluation of pH-Sensitive Polymeric Nanoparticles Loaded Hydrogel for the Management of Psoriasis, Nanomaterials, 11(12) 3433 (I.F.= 5.07, Citations = 00)

9.       Tehreem Mumtaz, Naveed Ahmed, Najam ul Hassan, Malik Badshah, Samiullah Khan,  Asim ur Rehman, 2022, Voriconazole nanoparticles-based film forming spray: An efficient approach for potential treatment of topical fungal infections, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 102973 (I.F.= 5.78, Citations = 01)

10.    Aimen Khalid, Naveed Ahmed, Maimoona Qindeel, Muhammad Imran Asad, Gul Majid Khan, Asim ur Rehman. 2021, Development of Novel Biopolymer-Based Nanoparticles Loaded Cream for Potential Treatment of Topical Fungal Infections. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, doi: 10.1080/03639045.2021.1957914 (I.F.= 3.22, Citations = 00)

11.    Dildar Khan, Maimoona Qindeel, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Imran Asad, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Asim ur Rehman.2021, Development of an intelligent, stimuli-responsive transdermal system for efficient delivery of Ibuprofen against rheumatoid arthritis, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 121242 (I.F.= 5.76, Citations = 00)

12.    Sumbal Talib, Naveed Ahmed, Dildar Khan, Gul Majid Khan, Asim ur Rehman,2021, Chitosan-chondroitin based artemether loaded nanoparticles for transdermal drug delivery system. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. 61: 102281. (I.F.= 3.98, Citations = 06)

13.    Muhammad Nasir Kalam, Syed Nisar Hussain Shah, Muhammad Fawad Rasool, Abdul Majeed, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Saqlain. 2021, Prevalence of musculoskeletal complications of type-2 diabetes mellitus in population of southern Punjab, Pakistan, International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 41 (1), 101-107 (I.F.= NA, Citations = 01)

14.    Muhammad Nasir Kalam, Muhammad Fawad Rasool, Faleh Alqahtani, Imran Imran, Asim Ur Rehman, Naveed Ahmed, 2021,Development and Evaluation of a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Drug-Disease Model of Propranolol for Suggesting Model Informed Dosing in Liver Cirrhosis Patients. Drug Design, Development and Therapy,15,1195-1211 (I.F.= 4.16, Citations = 1)

15.    Fakhara Sabir, Maimoona Qindeel, Asim Ur Rehman, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Gul Majid Khan, Ildiko Csoka, Naveed Ahmed, 2021, An efficient approach for development and optimisation of curcumin-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles’ patch for transdermal delivery. Journal of Microencapsulation, 38:4; 233-248 (I.F.= 3.14, Citations = 3)

16.    Sana Javaid, Nasir M Ahmad, Azhar Mahmood, Habib Nasir, Mudassir Iqbal, Naveed Ahmad, Sundus Irshad, 2021, Cefotaxime Loaded Polycaprolactone Based Polymeric Nanoparticles with Antifouling Properties for In-Vitro Drug Release Applications, Polymers, 13,13,2180 (I.F.= 4.32, Citations = 00)

17.    Fatima Javed, Muhammad Asad Abbas, Muhammad Imran Asad, Naveed Ahmed, Nauman Naseer, Hassan Saleem, Abdelhamid Errachid, Noureddine Lebaz, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Nasir M Ahmad 2021, Gd3+ Doped CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery and Magnetic Resonance Imaging., Magnetochemistry, 7(4):47. (I.F.= 2.19, Citations = 02)

18.    Sumera Khizar, Nasir M. Ahmad, Naveed Ahmed, Sadia Manzoor, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2020, Encapsulation of doxorubicin in magnetic‐polymer hybrid colloidal particles of Eudragit E100 and their hyperthermia and drug release studies. Polymers for Advanced Technology. 1-12. (I.F.= 3.66, Citations = 07)

19.    Maimoona Qindeel, Dildar Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Salman Khan, Asim ur Rehman 2020, Surfactant-Free, Self-Assembled Nanomicelles-Based Transdermal Hydrogel for Safe and Targeted Delivery of Methotrexate against Rheumatoid Arthritis., ACS Nano, 14, 4, 4662–4681 (I.F.= 15.90, Citations = 23)

20.    Maimoona Qindeel, Naveed Ahmed, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Naseem Ullah, Asim.ur.Rehman, 2020, New, Environment Friendly Approach for Synthesis of Amphiphilic PCL–PEG–PCL Triblock Copolymer: An Efficient Carrier for Fabrication of Nanomicelles.  Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 28:1237–1251. (I.F.= 3.66, Citations = 05)

21.    Dildar Khan, Maimoona Qindeel, Naveed Ahmed, Ashraf U Khan, Salman Khan, Asim.ur.Rehman, 2020, Development of novel pH-sensitive nanoparticle-based transdermal patch for management of rheumatoid arthritis. Nanomedicine, 15(6):603-624. (I.F.= 6.45 Citations = 10)

22.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Syed Muhammad Hamid, 2020, Pattern of antibiotic prophylaxis usage and timing of administration in common paediatric surgeries: a retrospective cross-sectional study in teaching hospitals. Drugs & Therapy Perspectives, 36: 26-32. (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 00)

23.    Maria Mir, Andi Dian Permana, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Majid Khan, Asim Rehman, Ryan F. Donnelly, 2020, Enhancement in Site-Specific Delivery of Carvacrol for Potential Treatment of Infected Wounds Using Infection Responsive Nanoparticles Loaded into Dissolving Microneedles: A Proof of Concept Study. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 147:57-68. (I.F.= 5.57, Citations = 19)

24.    Mudassara Saqib, A Shabbir Ali Bhatti, Nasir M Ahmad, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Shahnaz, Noureddine Lebaz, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2020, Amphotericin B Loaded Polymeric Nanoparticles for Treatment of Leishmania Infections. Nanomaterials, 10(6):1152. (I.F.= 5.07, Citations = 13)

25.    Maria Mir, Andi Dian Permana, Ismaiel A Tekko, Helen O McCarthy, Naveed Ahmed, Ryan F Donnelly, 2020, Microneedle liquid injection system assisted delivery of infection responsive nanoparticles: A promising approach for enhanced site-specific delivery of carvacrol against polymicrobial biofilms-infected wounds. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 587:119643. (I.F.= 5.87, Citations = 05)

26.    Amina Riaz, Sarah Hendricks, Kimberley Elbrink, Caljon Guy, Louis Maes, Naveed Ahmed, Filip Kiekens, Gul Majid Khan, 2020, Preparation and Characterization of Nanostructured Lipid Carriers for Improved Topical Drug Delivery: Evaluation in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Vaginal Candidiasis Animal Models. AAPS PharmSciTech, 21(5):1-4. (I.F.= 3.24, Citations = 02)

27.    Muhammad Taha, Fazal Rahim, Aftab Ahmad Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Syed Adnan Ali Shah, Mohamed Ibrahim, Zainul Amiruddin Zakari,2020, Synthesis of diindolylmethane (DIM) bearing thiadiazole derivatives as a potent urease inhibitor. Scientific Reports, 10(1):1-2. (I.F.= 4.37, Citations = 01)

28.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Muhammad Saqlain, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, Hazir Rahman, 2020, Audit of pre-operative antibiotic prophylaxis usage in elective surgical procedures in two teaching hospitals, Islamabad, Pakistan: An observational cross-sectional study. PloS one, 15(4): e0231188. (I.F.= 3.24, Citations = 03)

29.    Z Khan, N Ahmed, S Zafar, AU Rehman, FU Khan, Y Karataş, H Rahman, 2020, Antimicrobial prophylaxis for adult surgical patients in a Pakistani teaching hospital. Le Pharmacien Hospitalier et Clinicien. (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 00)

30.    Sumera Khizar, Nasir M Ahmad, Naveed Ahmed, Sadia Manzoor, Muhammad A Hamayun, Nauman Naseer, Michele KL Tenório, Noureddine Lebaz, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2020, Aminodextran coated CoFe2O4 nanoparticles for combined magnetic resonance imaging and hyperthermia. Nanomaterials, 10, 11, 2182 (I.F.= 5.07, Citations = 07)

31.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Shaista Zafar, Asim ur Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Muhammad Saqlain, Sohail Kamran, Hazir Rahman,2020, Audit of antibiotic prophylaxis and adherence of surgeons to standard guidelines in common abdominal surgical procedures., Eastern Mediterranian Health Journal., 26. (I.F.= 1.62, Citations = 03)

32.    Fahad Khan Tareen, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Naveed Ahmad, Asim. ur. Rehman, Shefaat Ullah Shah, Naseem Ullah, 2020, Proniosomes as a carrier system for transdermal delivery of clozapine., Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy., 46(6): 946-954. (I.F.= 3.22, Citations = 04)


33.    Bazla Siddiqui, Asim Ur Rehman, Ihsan-Ul Haq, Nasir M Ahmad, Naveed Ahmed, 2020, Development, optimisation, and evaluation of nanoencapsulated diacerein emulgel for potential use in osteoarthritis. Journal of Microencapsulation, 37(8): 595-608. (I.F.= 3.14, Citations = 02)

34.    Muhammad Ijaz Khan Khattak, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Farooq Umer, Amina Riaz, Nasir Mehmood Ahmad, Gul Majid Khan, 2020, Chloroform-Injection (CI) and Spontaneous-Phase-Transition (SPT) Are Novel Methods, Simplifying the Fabrication of Liposomes with Versatile Solution to Cholesterol Content and Size Distribution. Pharmaceutics, 12(11): 1065. (I.F.= 6.32, Citations = 01)

35.    Hadayat Ullah; Ashrafullah Khan; M Waleed Baig; Naseem Ullah; Naveed Ahmed; Muhammad Khalid Tipu; Hussain Ali and Salman Khan, 2020, Poncirin attenuates CCL4-induced liver injury through inhibition of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in mice. BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies. 115 :1-14. (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 17)

36.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim.ur. Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, 2019, Practice of prophylactic antibiotic and timing of administration in two common elective surgeries in Pakistan: An audit-based study. Bulletin of Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 57(1):88-95. (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 01)

37.    Amina Riaz, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Ijaz Khan, Ihsan-ul Haq, Asim ur Rehman, Gul Majid Khan, 2019, Formulation of topical NLCs to target macrophages for cutaneous leishmaniasis. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 54. (I.F.= 3.98, Citations = 05)

38.    Maria Mir, Naveed Ahmed, Andi Dian Permanab, Aoife Maria Rodgers, Ryan F Donnelly, Asim Rehman, 2019, Enhancement in site-specific delivery of carvacrol against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Induced Skin Infections Using Enzyme Responsive Nanoparticles: A Proof of Concept Study. Pharmaceutics, 11(11): 606. (I.F.= 6.32, Citations = 16)

39.    Faiz Ullah Khan, Zakir Khan, Asim.ur.Rehman, Fazal Rabbi, Naveed Ahmed, Yu Fang, 2019, Perception of surgical teams towards Surgical site infections in tertiary care hospital Islamabad, Pakistan. Indian Journal of Surgery, 1-8. (I.F.= 0.65, Citations = 07)

40.    Fakhara Sabir, Maimoona Qindeel, Asim Ur Rehman, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Gul Majid Khan, Ildiko Csoka, Naveed Ahmed, 2019, An efficient approach for development and optimisation of curcumin-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles’ patch for transdermal delivery. Journal of Microencapsulation, 38,4, 233-248. (I.F.= 3.14, Citations = 01)

41.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim.ur.Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Hazir Rahman, 2019, Pattern of Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Surgical Site Infections in at two Teaching Hospitals, Islamabad, Pakistan. Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 09(3): 104-111.  (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 04)

42.    Nada Saleh, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Imran Asad, Iqra Chaudhery, Nasir Mahmoud Ahmad, 2019, Co-encapsulating CoFe2O4 and MTX for hyperthermia. IET nanobiotechnology, 14(1): 33-39. (I.F.= 1.84, Citations = 00)

43.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim. ur. Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan,Yusuf Karataş, 2019, Utilization pattern of antibiotics and patient care indicators in the teaching hospitals Islamabad, Pakistan. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine, 1(10):812-816. (I.F.= N.A, Citations = 13)

44.    Maimoona Qindeel, Naveed Ahmed, Fakhara Sabir, Samiullah Khan, Asim.ur.Rehman, 2019. Development of novel pH-sensitive nanoparticles loaded hydrogel for transdermal drug delivery.,  Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 45(4): 629-641.  (I.F.= 3.22, Citations = 28)

45.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, Faiz ullah Khan, Hazir Rahman, 2019, Utilization of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Three Common Abdominal Surgeries, Adherence to Standard Guidelines and Surgeons’ Perception in Teaching Hospitals, Islamabad, Pakistan. Preprints. 2019. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 05)

46.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, Faiz Ullah Khan, Syed Muhammad Hamid, 2019, Prescribing practices of antimicrobial prophylaxis in older patients in the surgical wards. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 1(9): 446-453. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 01)


47.    Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Shaista Zafar, Faiz Ullah Khan, Yusuf Karatas, 2019, Prescribing practices of antibiotics and analgesics in orthopedic surgery in two teaching hospitals in Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Health Sciences, 8(3):176. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 00)

48.    Haleema Tariq BhattiNasir M. AhmadMuhammad Bilal Khan Niazi, Muhammad Azeem Ur Rehman AlviNaveed AhmedMuhammad Nabeel AnwarWaqas CheemaSheraz TariqMehwish BatoolZaeem Aman,Hussnain A. JanjuaAsim Laeeq KhanAsad U.Khan, 2018, Graphene Oxide-PES-based mixed matrix membranes for controllable Antibacterial activity against Salmonella typhi and water treatment. International Journal of Polymer Science. (I.F.= 2.64, Citations = 10)

49.    Zo-Ain Ishaq, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Nabeel Anwar, Ihsan-ul-Haq, Tofeeq ur-Rehman, Nasir M. Ahmad, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2018, Development and in vitro evaluation of cost-effective amphotericin B polymeric emulsion. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 46: 66-73. (I.F.=3.98, Citations = 09)

50.    Rabia Gul, Naveed Ahmed, Naseem Ullah, Muhammad Ijaz Khan, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Asim.ur. Rehman, 2018, Biodegradable Ingredient-Based Emulgel Loaded with Ketoprofen Nanoparticles. AAPS PharmSciTech,19(4):1869-1881. (I.F.= 3.24, Citations = 19)

51.    Kiran Naz, Gul Shahnaz, Naveed Ahmed, Naveeda A Qureshi, Hafiz Shoaib Sarwar, Muhammad Imran, Gul Majid Khan, 2017, Formulation and In Vitro Characterization of Thiolated Buccoadhesive Film of Fluconazole. AAPS PharmSciTech, 18(4):1043-1055. (I.F.= 3.24, Citations = 24)

52.    Attarad Ali, Ihsan ul Haq, Javeed Akhtar, Muhammad Sher, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Zia, 2017, Synthesis of Ag-NPs impregnated cellulose composite material: its possible role in wound healing and photocatalysis. IET Nanobiotechnology, 11(4):477-484. (I.F.=1.84, Citations = 19)

53.    Sania Naz, Naveed Ahmad, Javeed Akhtar, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Attarad Ali, Muhammad Zia, 2016, Management of citrus waste by switching in the production of nanocellulose. IET Nanobiotechnology, 10(6):395-399., 2016. (I.F.=1.84, Citations = 24)

54.    Naveed Ahmed, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2015, In vitro MRI of biodegradable hybrid (iron oxide/polycaprolactone) magnetic nanoparticles prepared via modified double emulsion evaporation mechanism. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 1;130:264-71 (I.F.= 5.26, Citations = 16)

55.    Michael Lee, Maria J. Lopez-Martinez, Abdoullatif Baraket, Nadia Zine, Jaume Esteve, Jose A. Plaza, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault, Abdelhamid Errachid, 2015, Combination of PDMS microfilters and micromixers based on flexible thermoplastic films for size sorting and mixing of microparticles. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132(25). (I.F.=3.12, Citations = 04)

56.    Tooba S. Hashmi, Shahab-Ud-Din, Haseeb Shaikh, Abqaat Naseer, Hassan Z. Khan, Muhammad Shahab-Ud-Din, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Nasir M. Ahmad, 2014, Magnetically responsive biopolymer colloids for ultrasensitive molecular imaging and lab-on-a Chip gradient thin film. Journal. of Colloidal Science and Biotechnology, 3:326-336. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 00)

57.    Naveed Ahmed, Chiraz Jaafar-Maalej, M.M.Eissa, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2013, New oil-in-water magnetic emulsion as contrast agent for in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 9(9):1579-1585. (I.F.=4.09, Citations = 15)

58.    Naveed Ahmed, Millán Michelin-Jamois, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari 2012, Modified double emulsion process as a new route to prepare submicron biodegradable magnetic/polycaprolactone particles for in vivo theranostics. Soft Matter, 8;8,2554-2564 (I.F.= 3.68, Citations = 55)

59.    Valentina Rosset, Naveed Ahmed, I. Zaanoun, B. Stella, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2012, Elaboration of Argan oil nanocapsules containing Naproxen Sodium for cosmetic and transdermal local application. Journal. of Colloidal Science and Biotechnology, 1(2):218-224. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 26)

60.    Mohamed Ayoub, Naveed Ahmed, Nader Kalaji, Catherine Charcosset, Ayoub Magdy, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2011, Study of the effect of formulation parameters/ variables to control the nanoencapsulation of hydrophilic drug via double emulsion technique. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 7(2):255-262. (I.F.=4.09, Citations = 40)


Review Articles:  

1.       Sundus Irshad, Bazla Siddiqui, Asim. ur.Rehman, Rai Khalid Farooq & Naveed Ahmed 2022, Recent trends and development in targeted delivery of therapeutics through enzyme responsive intelligent nanoplatform, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 71:6, 403-413, DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2020.1848829 (I.F.= 3.26, Citations = 19)

2.       Bazla Siddiqui, Asim.ur.Rehman, Ihsan-ul Haq, Amal.A.Al-Dossary, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Naveed Ahmed. 2022, Exploiting recent trends for the synthesis and surface functionalization of mesoporous silica nanoparticles towards biomedical applications International Journal of Pharmaceutics X, 4 (I.F.= 5.76, Citations = 00)

3.       Aimen KhalidDr. Asim-ur-RehmanDr. Naveed AhmedIqra ChaudheryDr. Meneerah A. Al-JafaryProf. Ebtesam Abdullah Al-SuhaimiDr. Mohamad TarhiniDr. Noureddine LebazDr. Abdelhamid Elaissari. 2021, Polysaccharide Chemistry in Drug Delivery, Endocrinology, and Vaccines., Chemistry A European Journal, 27(33), 8437-8451 (I.F.= 5.23, Citations = 00)

4.       Mahwash Mukhtar, Hussain Ali, Naveed Ahmed, Rashid Munir, Sumbal Talib, Anam S Khan, Rita Ambrus. 2020, Drug delivery to  macrophages: a review of nano-therapeutics targeted approach for inflammatory disorders and cancer. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 17(9):1239-1257., 2020. (I.F.=6.64, Citations = 12)

5.       Tehreem Mumtaz, Maimoona Qindeel, Mohamad Tarhini, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2020, Exploiting Proteases for Cancer Theranostic through Molecular Imaging and Drug Delivery. International Journal of Pharmaceutics., 31:119712. (I.F.= 5.87, Citations = 04)

6.       Muhammad N Kalam, Muhammad Fawad Rasool, Asim Ur Rehman, Naveed Ahmed, 2020, Clinical pharmacokinetics of propranolol hydrochloride: a review. Current Drug Metabolism, 21,02,89-105 (I.F.= 3.73, Citations = 05)

7.        Faiz Ullah Khan, Zakir Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Asim Ur Rehman, A General Overview of Incidence, Associated Risk Factors, and Treatment Outcomes of Surgical Site Infections. Indian Journal of Surgery., 13:1-11. (I.F.=0. 51, Citations= 03)

8.       Maimoona Qindeel, Muhammad Hameed Ullah, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, 2020, Recent trends, challenges and future outlook of transdermal drug delivery systems for rheumatoid arthritis therapy. Journal of Controlled Release., 327: 595-615. (I.F.= 9.77, Citations = 08)

9.       Sundus Irshad, Bazla Siddiqui, Asim ur. Rehman, Rai Khalid Farooq, Naveed Ahmed, 2020, Recent trends and development in targeted delivery of therapeutics through enzyme responsive intelligent nanoplatform. International journal of Polymeric materials and polymeric biomaterials,1-11. (I.F.= 2.60, Citations = 00).


10.    Faiz Ullah Khan, Zakir Khan, Asim.ur.Rehman, Fazal Rabbi, Naveed Ahmed, Yu Fang, 2019, Perception of surgical teams towards Surgical site infections in tertiary care hospital Islam abad, Pakistan. Indian Journal of Surgery, 1-8., 2019. (I.F.= 0.65, Citations = 07)

11.    Maimoona Qindeel, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Majid Khan, Asim.ur.Rehman, 2019, Ligand decorated chitosan as an advanced nanocarrier for targeted delivery: a critical review., Nanomedicine, 14(12):1623-1642.  (I.F.=6.45, Citations = 11)

12.    Fakhara Sabir, Muhammad Imran Asad, Maimoona Qindeel, Iqra Afzal, Muhamamd Junaid Dar, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Alam Zeb, Gul Majid Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Fakhar-ud Din, 2019, Polymeric Nanogels as Versatile Nanoplatforms for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Nanomaterials. (I.F.= 2.98, Citations = 22)

13.    Fakhara Sabir, Rai K Farooq, Asim.ur.Rehman, Naveed Ahmed, 2018, Monocyte as an Emerging Tool for Targeted Drug Delivery: A Review. Current pharmaceutical design, 24(44): 5296-5312. (I.F.= 3.11, Citations = 07)

14.    Rabia Gul, Naveed Ahmed, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Gul Majid Khan, Asim. ur. Rehman, 2018, Functionalised nanostructures for transdermal delivery of drug cargos. Journal of Drug Targeting, 26(2):110-122. (I.F.=5.12, Citations = 10)

15.    Zanib Chaudhary, Naveed Ahmed, Asim.ur.Rehman, Gul Majid Khan,2018, Lipid polymer hybrid carrier systems for cancer targeting: A review. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 67(2):86-100. (I.F.=2.60, Citations = 28)

16.    Maria Mir, Naveed Ahmed, Asim ur Rehman, 2017, Recent Applications of PLGA Based Nanostructures in Drug Delivery. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 159: 217-231. (I.F.=5.26, Citations = 282)

17.    Naveed Ahmed, Hatem Fessi, 2016, Nanoparticle Preparation for Theranostic Applications. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, 5(1): 69-80. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 01)

18.    Kiran Naz, Qurat-ul-ain Fatima, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Shahnaz, Gul Majid Khan, 2015, Nanoworld: Recent Advances based on Nanomedicine for Diagnosis and Lung Cancer Therapy. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, 4(1):1-13. (I.F.= N/A, Citations = 02)

19.    Tooba S. Hashmi, Shahab-Ud-Din, Haseeb Shaikh, Abqaat Naseer, Hassan Z. Khan, Muhammad Shahab-Ud-Din, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Nasir M. Ahmad, 2014, Magnetically responsive biopolymer colloids for ultrasensitive molecular imaging and lab-on-a Chip gradient thin film. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, 3:326-336. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 13)

20.    Nadia Naseer, Hira Fatima, Arfa Asghar, Nosheen Fatima, Naveed Ahmed, Asad U. Khan, Nasir M. Ahmad, 2014, Magnetically Responsive Hybrid Polymer Colloids for Ultrasensitive Molecular Imaging. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, 3(1):19-29., 2014. (I.F.=N/A, Citations = 00)

21.    Naveed Ahmed, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2012, Theranostic Applications of nanoparticles in cancer. Drug Discovery Today, 17 (17-18): 928-34.  (I.F.=7.88, Citations = 348)

Book Chapters:

1. Najam ul Hassan, Iqra Chaudhery, Naveed Ahmed, 2021, Polymeric nanoparticles used in tissue engineering.  Advances in Polymeric Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications, Elsevier, 191-224.

2. Muhammad Imran Asad, Naveed Ahmed, Asim Ur-Rehman, Gul Majid Khan, 2019, Polylactide: the polymer revolutionizing the biomedical field. Materials for Biomedical Engineering, Elsevier, 215-251.

3.   Najma Bibi, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Majid Khan, 2017, Nanostructures in transdermal drug delivery systems. Chapter in Nanostructures for drug delivery.Elsevier, United States, 639-668.

4. Naveed Ahmed, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Asad Ullah Khan, Haseeb Shaikh, Asghari Maqsood, Abdelhamid Elaissari,2017, Theranostics: Biodegradable Polymers Particles for A chapter in Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials., CRC press United States, 1530-1544.

5.   Naveed Ahmed, Ahmed Bitar, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari, 2016, Magnetic particles for cancer diagnosis and drug delivery A chapter in ‘Controlled release systems: Advances in nanobottles and active nanoparticles.  Pan Stanford Publishing Singapore, 165-203.

6.   Naveed Ahmed, CE Mora‐Huertas, C Jaafar‐Maalej, Hatem Fessi, 2013, Polymeric drug delivery systems for encapsulating hydrophobic drugs A chapter in Drug Delivery Strategies for Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs.  John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 151-197.

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