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, Cosmetic etc) 

Research Articles

Qindeel, M., Ahmed, N., Sabir, F., Khan, S., & Ur-Rehman, A. (2019). Development of novel pH-sensitive nanoparticles loaded hydrogel for transdermal drug delivery. Drug development and industrial pharmacy, 1-13

Bhatti, H. T., Ahmad, N. M., Khan Niazi, M. B., Alvi, U. R., Azeem, M., Ahmed, N., ... & Aman, Z. (2018). Graphene oxide-PES-based mixed matrix membranes for controllable antibacterial activity against salmonella typhi and water treatment. International Journal of Polymer Science2018.

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

Rabia Gul, Naveed Ahmed, Naseem Ullah, Muhammad Ijaz Khan, Abdelhamid Elaissari.  Biodegradable ingredient-Based emulgel loaded with Ketoprofen nanoparticles, AAPS PharmSciTech. 2018, 19 (4):1869-1881

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

Attarad Ali, Ihsan ul Haq, Javeed Akhtar, Muhammad Sher, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Zia. Synthesis of silver nanoparticles impregnated cellulose composite material: its possible role in wound healing and photocatalysis. IET Nanobiotechnology 2017, 11(4):477-484

Sania Naz, Naveed Ahmed, Javeed Akhtar, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Attarid Ali, Muhammad Zia. Management of citrus waste by switching in the production of nanocellulose. IET Nanobiotechnology 2016, 10(6):395-399.

Michael Lee,Maria J. Lopez-Martinez, Abdoullatif Baraket, Nadia Zine, Jaume Esteve, Jose A. Plaza, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault and Abdelhamid Errachid. Combination of PDMS microfilters and micromixers based on flexible thermoplastic films for size sorting and mixing of microparticles. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 42088, 2015. doi: 10.1002/app.42088

Naveed Ahmed, Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Hatem Fessi and Abdelhamid Elaissari. In vitro MRI of hybrid (Iron oxide/poly caprolactone) magnetic nanoparticles prepared via modified double emulsion evaporation mechanism. Colloids and Surfaces B: BiointerfacesVolume 130, 1 June 2015, Pages 264–271. 

Tooba S. Hashmi, Shahab-Ud-Din, Haseeb Shaikh, Abqaat Naseer, Hassan Z. Khan, Muhammad Shahab-Ud-Din, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari, and Nasir M. AhmadMagnetically responsive biopolymer colloids for ultrasensitive molecular imaging and lab-on-a Chip gradient thin filmJ. Colloid Sci. Biotechnol. 3, 326-336 (2014)

Michael Lee, Abdoullatif Baraket, Nadia Zine, Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault, Abdelhamid Errachid, Maria J Lopez-Martinez, Jaume Esteve, Jose Plaza, Naveed Ahmed, Abdelhamid Elaissari. Integration of PDMS microfilters and micromixers bonded onto APTES-functionalized polymeric films for size sorting and mixing of microparticlesSENSORS, 2014, 1691-1694

Naveed Ahmed, Chiraz Jaafar-Maalej, M.M.Eissa, Hatem Fessi and Abdelhamid Elaissari. New oil-in-water magnetic emulsion as contrast agent for in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Volume 9, Number 9, September 2013, pp. 1579-1585(7). 

Valentina Rosset, Naveed Ahmed, I. Zaanoun, B. Stella, H. Fessi, A. Elaissari. Elaboration of Argan oil nanocapsules containing Naproxen Sodium for cosmetic and transdermal local application. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, 2012, 1, 218-224

Naveed Ahmed, Millán Michelin-Jamois, Hatem Fessi and Abdelhamid Elaissari. Modified double emulsion process as a new route to prepare submicron biodegradable magnetic/polycaprolactone particles for in vivo theranostics. Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2554. 

Mohamed Ayoub, Naveed Ahmed, Nader Kalaji, Catherine Charcosset, Ayoub Magdy, Hatem Fessi, and Abdelhamid Elaissari. Study of the effect of formulation parameters/ variables to control the nanoencapsulation of hydrophilic drug via double emulsion technique. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 2011, 7, 1-8. 

Review Articles

Qindeel, M., Ahmed, N., Khan, G. M., & Rehman, A. U. (2019). Ligand decorated chitosan as an advanced nanocarrier for targeted delivery: a critical review. Nanomedicine.

Sabir, F., Asad, M. I., Qindeel, M., Afzal, I., Dar, M. J., Shah, K. U., ... & Din, F. U. (2019). Polymeric Nanogels as Versatile Nanoplatforms for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Nanomaterials2019.

Sabir, F., Farooq, R. K., & Ahmed, N. (2018). Monocyte as an Emerging Tool for Targeted Drug Delivery: A Review. Current pharmaceutical design24(44), 5296-5312.

Rabia Gul, Naveed Ahmed, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Gul Majid Khan, Asim. ur. Rehman. Functionalised nanostructures for transdermal delivery of drug cargos. J Drug Target. 2018, 26(2):110-122

Zanib Chaudhary, Naveed Ahmed, Asim .ur.Rehman & Gul Majid Khan. Lipid polymer hybrid carrier systems for cancer targeting: A review, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials., 2018,67:2 86-100

Maria Mir, Naveed Ahmed and Asim ur Rehman. Recent Applications of PLGA Based Nanostructures in Drug DeliveryColloids and Surfaces B: BiointerfacesVolume 159, 1 November 2017, Pages 217-231.

Naveed Ahmed & Hatem Fessi. Nanoparticle Preparation for Theranostic Applications.  Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology, Volume 5, Number 1, March 2016, pp. 69-80.

Kiran Naz, Qurat-ul-ain Fatima, Naveed Ahmed, Gul Shahnaz and Gul Majid Khan. "Nanoworld: Recent Advances based on Nanomedicine for Diagnosis and Lung Cancer Therapy. J. Colloid Sci. Biotechnol. 2015, 4, 1-12

Muhammad Tahir Aziz, Naveed Ahmed and Taha Nazir. Drug Interaction Exposures in an Intensive Care Unit: Antihypertensive Population. J App Pharm Vol. 7; Issue 1: 45-52; January, 2015

Nadia Naseer, Hira Fatima, Arfa Asghar, Nosheen Fatima, Naveed Ahmed, Asad U. Khan, and Nasir M. Ahmad. Magnetically Responsive Hybrid Polymer Colloids for Ultrasensitive Molecular Imaging. J. Colloid Sci. Biotechnol. 2014, 3, 19-29.

Naveed Ahmed, Hatem Fessi and Abdelhamid Elaissari. Theranostic Applications of nanoparticles in cancer. Drug Discovery Today 2012,17 (17-18): 928-34.

Book Chapters

Asad, M. I., Ahmed, N., Ur-Rehman, A., & Khan, G. M. (2019). Polylactide: polymer revolutionizing the biomedical field. In Materials for Biomedical Engineering (pp. 215-251). Elsevier.

Najma Bibi, Naveed Ahmed and Gul Majid Khan. Nanostructures in transdermal drug delivery systems.Book Chapter in Nanostructures for drug delivery edited by Ecaterina Andronescu Alexandru Grumezescu. ISBN: 9780323461498.

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

Naveed Ahmed, Ahmed Bitar, Hatem Fessi and Abdelhamid Elaissari. Magnetic particles for cancer diagnosis and drug delivery’’ a book chapter in ‘Control release systems: Advances in nanobottles and active nanoparticles’ published by Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore. 9814613215

Naveed Ahmed, CE MoraHuertas, C JaafarMaalej, H Fessi. “Polymeric drug delivery systems for encapsulating hydrophobic drugs”. Drug Delivery Strategies for Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs. by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012, 151-197

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