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Name: Prof. Dr. Gul Majid Khan
Designation: Professor and Chairperson
Department: Pharmacy


Qualifications:
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(2003) S & T Post Doc: USM, Pinang, Malaysia.
(2004) HEC Post Doc: King’s College London, UK. 
(2005) Commonwealth Post Doc: SIBS, Strathclyde University, 
Glasgow, Scotland.

(1998) PhD (Pharmaceutics): Department of Pharmaceutics, 
China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
(1995) D-Pharm. Sci. : Department of Pharmaceutics, 
China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China 
(1993) M-Phil (Pharmaceutics): Department of Pharmaceutics, 
Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan
(1984) B-Pharmacy: Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University, 
Dera Ismail Khan (KPK)
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Phone: +92-51 9064-4144
Email: gmkhan@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

  1. Design, Fabrication, Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled-Release & Targeted Drug Delivery Systems;
  2. Liposomes/Niosomes/ Transfersomes/ Vesicles as Drug Delivery Systems.
  3. Topical /Dermal / Transdermal Drug Delivery
  4. Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence Studies on Drug Formulations
  5. Investigating New Indigenous Natural Products for the Treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and other Tropical Skin Diseases 

 

Authors/Title of  Research Paper

 

Journal Name/ISSN

Volume (Issue No): Page No (Year)

Category W/X/Y/Z

(Impact Factor)

1.       A. Nawaz, G. M. Khan, M. Akhlaq, A. Zeb, A. Khan, A. Hussain & A. Dayo. Formulation and In-vitro Evaluation of Topically Applied Curcumin Hydrogel.

 

Latin American J Pharm

ISSN:  ISSN: 0326-2383

MS# LAJP: 2661-11

Accepted (2012)

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2.       A. S. Shah, G. M. Khan, S. A. Mirza, A. Badshah, S. U. Shah, K. U. Shah and K. U. Shah. The Pharmaco- therapeutic Effects (Hypoglycemic and Hypolepidimic) of Naturraly Occuring Nigella Sativa.

African J. Biotechnol.

ISSN 1684–5315

doi: 10.5897/AJB12.890

11(48): 10919-10925 (2012)

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0.565

3.       N. R. Khan, A.R. khan, G.M. Khan, A. Wahab and A. Zeb. Formulation and in vitro evaluation of diclofenac diethylamine hydro gel containing Turpentine oil as penetration enhancer for transdermal delivery.

Int. J. Pharm. Cosmatol.

ISSN: 2248 – 9762

2(1): 17-22 (2012)

 

4.      A. Hussain, G. M. Khan, S. U. Shah, K.U. Shah, S. U. Jan, M Akhlaq and A. Nawaz. Effect of olive oil on transdermal penetration enhancement of flurbiprofen from topical gel

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

25(2) 365-369 (2012)

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0.728

5.       A. Wahab, E.M. Favretto, N.D. Onyeagor, G.M. Khan, D. Douroumis, M.A. Casely-Hayford and P. Kallinteri. Development of poly(glycerol adipate) nanoparticles loaded with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

J. Microencapsulation

ISSN:(0265-2048-print),

ISSN:(1464-5246-electronic)

(doi:10.3109/02652048.2012.665087)

29(5):497-504 (2012)

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1.515

6.      KU Shah and GM Khan. Regulating drug release behavior and kinetics from matrix tablets based on fine particle sized ethyl cellulose ether derivatives: an in vitro and in vivo evaluation.

TSWJ Pharmaceutics (USA) (ISSN: 1537-744X)

doi:10.1100/2012/842348

Article ID 842348,

2012: 1-8 (2012)

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7.      Adnan Amin, M. Ayaz, GM Khan. Complete elimination of indigenously isolated Agrobacterium tumefacien strain by quinolone and metalo- -Lactam antibiotics

Jordan J. Pharm. Sci.,

ISSN: 1995-7157

 5(1): 1-6 (2012)

 

Thomson ISI Indexed

8.      S.U. Jan, G.M. Khan, H. Khan, A.U. Rehman, K.A. Khan, S.U. Shah, K. U. Shah, A. Badshah and I. Hussain. Release pattern of three new polymers in Ketoprofen controlled-release tablets.

African J. Pharm. Pharmacol.

 (ISSN: 1996-0816)

DOI: 10.5897/AJPP11.604

6(9): 601-607 (2012)

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0.667

9.       N.R. Khan, G.M. Khan, A.R. Khan, A. Wahab, M.J. Asghar, M. Akhlaq and A. Hussain. Formulation, Physical, In vitro and Exvivo evaluation of Diclofenac diethylamine matrix patches containing turpentine oil as penetration enhancer

African J. Pharm. Pharmacol.

 (ISSN: 1996-0816)

DOI: 10.5897/AJPP11.888

6(6): 434-439 (2012)

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0.667

10.  A Hussain, G.M. Khan, S U Shah, K U Shah, N Rahim, A Wahab And A URehman. Development of a novel ketoprofen transdermal patch: effect of almond oil as penetration enhancer on in-vitro and ex-vivo penetration of ketoprofen through rabbit skin

 

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

 

25(1): 227-232 (2012)

 

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11.    S U Shah, G.M. Khan, S U Jan, K U Shah, A Hussain, H Khan and K A Khan. Development of a novel diclofenac potassium controlled release tablets by wet granulation technique and the effect of co-excipients on in vitro drug release rates

 

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

25(1):161-168 (2012)

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12.    A.Waheed, J. Barker, S. J. Barton, G.M. Khan, Q.N. Saqib, M. Hussain, S. Ahmed, C. Owen and  M. A. Carew. Novel acylated steroidal glycosides from Caralluma tuberculata induce caspase-dependent apoptosis in cancer cells.

J. Ethnopharmacology (Elsevier)

(ISSN: 0378-8741)

137(3): 1189-1196 (2011)

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2.466

13.    M. Akhlaq, G.M. Khan, AWahab, W Rabbani, AHussain, A Nawaz, A Zeb. Effect of ether derivative cellulose polymers on hydration, erosion and release kinetics of diclofenac sodium matrix tablets.

Arch. Pharm. Practice (UK)

(ISSN: 2045-080X)

2(3): 123-134 (2011)

Thomson ISI Indexed

14.    A. Wahab, G.M. Khan, M. Akhlaq, N.R. Khan, A. Hussain, A. Zeb, A.U. Rehman and K.U. Shah. Preformulation Investigation  and in vitro evaluation of directly compressed Ibuprofenethocel oral controlled release matrix tablets: A kinetic approach

African J. Pharm. Pharmacol.

SSN: 1996-0816)

doi: 10.5897/AJPP11.128

5(19): 2118-2127(2011)

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0.667

15.    A. Nawaz, G.M. Khan, SU Shah, KU Shah, A Rehman and A. Hussain. Preparation and Evaluation of Clotrimazole Matrix Type Patch: Effect of Olive Oil on Drug Penetration Across Rabbit Skin

Proc. Pak. Acad. Sci.

ISSN: 0377 – 2969

48(2): 95-100 (2011)

 

X

Category

 

16.    A. Wahab, G.M. Khan, M Akhlaq, NR Khan, A Hussain, MF Khan, H Khan. Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release  matrices of Ketoprofen  and influence of different Co-excipients on the Release Mechanism.

Die Pharmazie (Germany)

(ISSN:0031-7144)

doi:10.1691/ph.2011.1040

66(9): 677-683 (2011)

 

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17.    G.M. Khan, A. Hussain and R. M. Hanif. Preparation and evaluation of 5, 9-dimethyl-2-cyclopropyl-2-decanol as new penetration enhancer for drugs through rat skin

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

24 (4): 451-457 (2011)

 

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18.    S.U. Shah, K. U. Shah, S. U. Jan, K. Ahmad, A. U. Rehman, A. Hussain and G.M. KhanFormulation and in vitro evaluation of ofloxacin-ethocel controlled release matrix tablets prepared by wetGranulation method: influence of co-excipients on drug release rates

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

24(3): 255-261 2011

 

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19.    M Akhlaq, G.M Khan, A Wahab, A Khan, A Hussain, A Nawaz1, H Abdelkader. A simple high-performance liquid chromatographic practical approach  for determination of  flurbiprofen.

J Adv Pharm Tech & Res

ISSN: 2231-4040

E-ISSN: 0976-2094

5(8): 151-155(2011)

 

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20.    N. R. Khan, G.M. Khan, A.Wahab, A.R.Khan, A.Hussain, A.Nawaz and M. Akhlaq. Formulation, physical, in vitro and Ex-vivo evaluation of transdermal hydrogels of Ibuprofen containing turpentine oil as penetration enhancer.

Die Pharmazie (Germaney)

(ISSN:0031-7144)

doi: 10.1691/ph.2011.1026 66(11) 849-853 (2011)

 

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21.    M.Akhlaq, A.Wahab, G.M. Khan, H.A.Kader, R. Alany, N. Raheem. Physicochemical Characterization and In-vitro Evaluation of Flubiprofen Oral Controlled Release Matrix Tablets: Role of Ether Derivative Polymer Ethocel.

 

African J. Pharm. Pharmacol.

 (ISSN: 1996-0816)

5(7): 862-873 (2011)

 

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0.667

22.    S. U. Shah, K.U. Shah and G.M. Khan. Investigating the In vitro drug release kinetics from controlled release Diclofenac Potassium-Ethocel matrix tablets and the influence of co-excipients on drug release patterns

 

Pak. J. Pharm Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

24 (2): 183-192 (2011).

 

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23.    S.U.Shah, K.U.Shah, A.Wahab, H.Khan and G.M. Khan. Formulation & Evaluation of Directly Compressed Ofloxacin-Ethocel Controlled Release Tablets –A Kinetic Approach

Int. J. Res. Ayurveda & Pharm. (India)

(E-ISSN: 2229-3566)

2(3): 801-809 (2011)

 

Thomson ISI Indexed

24.    SU Jan, G.M. Khan, KA Khan, A. Rehman and H. Khan. In vitro release pattern of Ketoprofen using ethyl cellulose ether derivatives.

J. App. Pharm.

(Canada)

(ISSN 19204159)

3(1): 149-158 (2011).

Thomson ISI Indexed

25.    F.U.Rehman, M.F. Khan, I.U.K Marwat, G.M. Khan and H. Khan. Antibacterial, Anti Malarial and lieshmanicidal activities metal based drug complexes of diclofenac sodium.

Journal Chem. Soc Pak

(ISSN: 0253-5 106)

32(4): 462-466 (2010)

 

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26.    M.Ahmad, M.R.C. Schetinger, J.B.T. Rocha, V.M. Morsch, G.M. Khan. Toxicological effect of N,N,N,N-tetramethylethylene diamine (TEMED) on electric eel (Electro-phorous electricus) acetylcholinesterase and human serum butyrylcholinestrase.

Toxicol. Environ.  Chem. (Tylor Frances)

(ISSN: 0277-2248- Print)

(ISSN: 1029-0486- online)

91(6):1149-1157 (2009)

 

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2.090

27.    M.F. Khan, F.U Rehman, G.M. Khan and I.U. Khan. Antifungal, insecticidal, cytotoxicity and phytotoxicity studies of binuclear Ni (II) and Cu (II) complexes of Diclofenac.

American Laboratory (USA)

(ISSN: 0044-7749)

41 (6): 44-49 (2009)

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28.    M.F. Khan. H. Khan, Hashmatullah, R.Z. Paracha, and G.M. Khan. Effect of Mercuric Chloride on Glutathione (GSH) level in Plasma and Cytosolic Fraction of Human Blood.

Jordan J. Pharm. Sci.,

ISSN: 1995-7157

2(1), 22-30 (2009).

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29.    A. Siddiqua, M. Rehmat, Asma Saeed, S.Amin, R.Naz, M. Sherazi, G.M. Khan and A.Saeed. Acid Phosphatases from the Liver of Labeo rohita:- Purification And Characterization.

Biol. Pharm. Bull. (Japan)

 (ISSN: 0918-6158 Print)

(ISSN: 1347-5215 online)

31(5): 802-808 (2008)

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1.85

30.    M. S. Khan, I. Ali, F. Tahir and G.M. Khan. Simultaneous Analysis of the Three Hormones Involved in Spermatogenesis and their Interrelation Ratios.

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci. (ISSN:1011-601X)

21(4): 344-349 (2008)

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31.    G.M. Khan and V. M. Meidan. Drug Release Kinetics from Tablet Matrices Based upon Ethylcellulose Ether-Derivatives: A Comparison between Different Formulations.

Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm.

ISSN: 0363-9045 (print),

1520-5762 (electronic)

33(6): 627-639 (2007)

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1.396

32.    S. U. Khan and G.M. Khan. In Vitro antifungal activity of Rhiza stricta.  

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.,

(ISSN:1011-601X)

20 (4):279-283 (2007)

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33.    Y. Frum, G.M. Khan, J. Sefcik, J. Rouse, G.M. Eccleston, V. M. Meidan. Towards a Correlation between Drug Properties and in vitro Transdermal Flux Variability.

Int. J. Phram.

ISSN: 0378-5173

336(1): 140-147 (2007)

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3.607

34.    H. B. Saringat, K. I. Alfadol and G.M. Khan. The influence of different plasticizers on some physical and mechanical properties of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose free films.

Pak J Pharm. Sci. (ISSN:1011-601X)

18(3):25-38 (2005)

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35.    K.A. Sheikh, S.H. Baie and G.M. Khan. Haruan (Channa striatus) Incorporated Palm-oil Creams: Formulation and Stability Studies.

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.,

(ISSN:1011-601X)

18 (1): 1-5 (2005)

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36.    G.M. Khan, Y. Frum, O. Sarheed, G.M. Eccleston and V.M. Meidan. Assessment of Drug Permeability Distributions in Two Different Models Skins.

Int. J. Pharm.

ISSN: 0378-5173

303(1-2): 81-87 (2005)

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3.607

37.    H.B. Saringat, K.A. Sheikh and G.M. Khan. Evaluating the Effects of Plasticizer Interactions with HPMC on the Tack-Behavior of Polymer Film-Forming Coating Solutions.

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.

(ISSN:1011-601X)

17 (2): 29-40 (2004)

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0.728

38.    A. H. Shah, A. Hameed and G.M. Khan. Development of Threonine Auxotrophic Mutant from Thialysine Resistant Mutant for Improved Lysine Production.

J. Chem. Soc. Pak.,

(ISSN: 0253-5 106)

24 (3): 204-208 (2002).

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0.190

39.    A. H. Shah, A. Hameed and G.M. Khan. Fermentative Production of L-Lysine: Fungal Fermentation-II.

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., (ISSN:1011-601X)

15(2): 29-35 (2002)

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40.    M.F. Khan, M.F. Khan, M.Ashfaq and G.M. Khan. Comparative Evaluation of Some New Derivatives of Tranexamic Acid and their Copper (II) Complexes for Antitumor, Analgesic, Bactericidal and Fungicidal Activities.

 

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.,

(ISSN:1011-601X)

15 (1): 55-62 (2002)

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41.    S.U.Khan, G.M. Khan, Alamsher and Hamidullah. In Vitro study of Antileishmenial Activities of Massicot.

JCPSP.

(ISSN: 1022 386X)

11 (3): 161-163 (2001)

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0.554

42.    G.M. Khan and Jia-Bi Zhu. Controlled Release Coprecipitates of Ibuprofen and a Carbomer: Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Drug Release.

Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.,

(ISSN:1011-601X)

13 (1): 33-45 (2000)

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43.    G.M. Khan and J. B. Zhu. Studies on drug release kinetics from ibuprofen-carbomer hydrophilic matrix tablets: Influence of co-excipients on release rate of the drug.

J. Contr. Rel.,

ISSN: 0168-3659

57 (2): 197-203 (1999)

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44.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Ibuprofen release kinetics from controlled-release tablets granulated with aqueous dispersion of ethylcellulose: Influence of several parameters and co-excipients.

J. Contr. Rel.,

ISSN: 0168-3659

56 (1-3): 127-134 (1998)

 

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7.164

45.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Formulation and in vitro evaluation of ibuprofen-carbopol 974P-NF controlled-release matrix tablets III: Influence of co-excipients on release rate of the drug.   

J. Contr. Rel.,

ISSN: 0168-3659

54 (2): 185-190 (1998)

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46.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Preparation, characterization, and evaluation of physico-chemical properties of different crystalline forms of ibuprofen.

Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm.

ISSN: 0363-9045 (print),

1520-5762 (electronic)

24(5): 463-471 (1998)

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47.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Preparation, characterization, and dissolution studies of ibuprofen solid dispersions using polyethyleneglycol (PEG), talc, and PEG-talc as dispersion carriers.

Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm.

ISSN: 0363-9045 (print),

1520-5762 (electronic)

24 (5): 455-462 (1998)

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48.    G.M. Khan and J. B. Zhu. Dissolution studies of ibuprofen powders: Effect of particle size on dissolution rate and simulation of dissolution process of mixed binary systems.

J. Chinese Pharm. Sci., (China)

ISSN: 1003-1057 

7 (1): 11-17 (1998)

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49.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Sustained-release coprecipitates and matrix tablets of ibuprofen with polyacrylic resins: Formulation and in vitro evaluation.

J. China Pharm. Univ., (China)

(ISSN: 1000-5048)

29 (4): 267-274 (1998)

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50.    M.F.Khan, N.Ismail, A.P.M.Yusof and G.M. Khan. Role of copper and its complexes in biological systems.

J. Inorg. Chem., 

14 (1): 29-39 (1998)

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51.    G.M. Khan and J.B. Zhu. Ibuprofen-b-cyclodextrin complex: Preparation, characterization, and in vitro dissolution behavior.

J. Chinese Pharm. Sci., (China)

ISSN: 1003-1057 

7 (2): 72-79 (1998)

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52.    G.M. Khan, K.A. Javid and M. F. Khan. The effect of 3,5-diisopropyl salicylic acid and its copper complex on glutathione chemical modulation and metabolism in the Cytosolic Fraction of human blood.

J. China Pharm. Univ., (China)

(ISSN: 1000-5048)

28 (5): 301-304 (1997)

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53.    G.M. Khan, K.A. Javid and M. F. Khan. The effect of 3,5-diisopropyl salicylic acid and its copper complex on glutathione chemical modulation and metabolism in aqueous solution and in the serum fraction of the human blood.

J. China Pharm. Univ., (China)

(ISSN: 1000-5048)

28(1): 45-51 (1997)

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Workshops/Conferences/Seminars Organized:

  1. Chairman Organizing Committee of; Workshop on Rational use of Drugs sponsored by Ministry of Health, Islamabad in collaboration with the WHO at Hotel Pearl Continental, Peshawar; Dec. 13 – 14, 1999.
  2. Coordinator and Organizing Secretary of; First Training Workshop in Pharmacy, organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University in collaboration with then University Grants Commission (UGC), Islamabad; March 26 - 31, 2001.
  3. Member Organizing Committee: 
    i. WHO Workshop on  “National Drug Policy” at Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar, Dec 24, 2005 (Academic Committee). 
    ii. 13th International Conference & Exhibition, “Pharm. Care For Better Treatment Outcome” at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore, Feb 16-19, 2006 (Scientific Committee).
  4. Chief Organizer of; 2nd National Workshop on Biotechnological Techniques, jointly organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy and GCBB, Gomal University, D.I. Khan in collaboration with the HEC, Nov 12, 2007 
  5. Principal Organizer of; 3rd Two Days National Workshop on “Quality Assurance in Higher   Education & Research” organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University, D.I. Khan in                 collaboration with the HEC, Jan 22-23, 2010.   
Participated in more than 40- International and Nation Conferences

1.   Authored, Presented & Defended at the HEC and the Planning Commission of Pakistan, the Mega Project No: HEC/P&D/P-CDWP/12(2)/2008. Improvement & Development of Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan. (Rs:~ 500 million). 

2.       Authored & Presented at the NWFP (now KPK) Chief Minister Secretariat, the PC-1 for the Establishment of Bannu Medical College. 

3.       Project No.2(30)/HEC/P&D/2007/474. Establishment of Polymer Science Research Centre at Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan. 
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad.            Allocated Amount: Rs: 39.9 million      
Status:            
Completed in 2009

4.       Strengthening the Existing Research Program for Achieving Targeted Drug Delivery Systems at the Faculty of Pharmacy Gomal University under an International Linkage program with the Institution of Pharmaceutical Innovation, Bradford University.
Funding Agency: HEC + British Council.
Allocated Amount: UK  £ 31,000  
Status:                
Completed in 2010

5.       Project No: 20-2/Acad (R) 03-400 Dated April 12, 2003. Extraction, Isolation and Investigation of Some Indigenous Natural Products for their Anti-leishmanial Activities.
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan; 
Allocated Amount: Rs: 1178,000  
Status:                 Completed in 2009

6.       Project No: PTCL R & D F/ A-29 /2003-2004-A-59. Evaluation of Indigenous Natural Products for the treatment of Leishmaniasis.
Sponsoring Agency:
Pak. Telecom. Co. Ltd (R&D Fund)
;
Allocated Amount: Rs: 1533,000
Status:                
Completed

7.       Project No: F-2-29/2005-DDC (R & D). Fabrication and Evaluation of Various Polymeric Matrices for the Formulation of Once-a-day Controlled Release Tablets of Some Aryl-Propionic Acid Analogs.
Funding Agency: Ministry of Health, Islamabad;
Allocated Amount: Rs. 8,24,800
Status:            
Completed

8.       Project No: PTCL R & D F/ A-29 /2003-2004-A-58. Evaluation of Hydrophilic Matrices for Controlled Release studies of some Novel Gastro-intestinal Sparing Agents.
Funding Agency: Pak. Telecom. Co. Ltd (R&D Funds);
 
Allocated Amount: Rs: 1145,000

9.       Present and future Challenges for Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Technology.
Funding Agency: University Grants Commission (UGC) currently HEC/ Gomal University
Allocated Amount: Rs. 100,000
Status:                
Completed

10.    Project No:  899-912/DF/GU/Research Projects/04. Design, Fabrication, Formulation and Evaluation (In Vitro & In Vivo) of Once-a-Day Controlled Release Tablets of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID). Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission / Gomal Univ. (HEC-GU);
Allocated Amount: Rs: 188,000
Status:                 Completed

11.  Project No:  899-912/DF/GU/Research Projects/04. In Vitro & In Vivo Studies on Natural Products for Anti-Leishmanial Activities.
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission/ Gomal Univ. (HEC-GU).
Allocated Amount: Rs. 188,000
Status:                
Completed



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