Mahboob Alam

Dr. Mahboob Alam



Dr. Mahboob Alam is a Professor and HoD Pharmacognosy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad, Pakistan. He is an expert in Pharmacognosy. His research interests include Phytopharmaceuticals, drug discovery, anti-cancer agents, Nutraceuticals, Pharmacogenetic Studies, Biological and Chemical Studies on natural substances, Isolation of natural products including alkaloids, flavonoids, phenolics and coumarins. He has published several papers in reputed journals and presented his findings at various national and international conferences. Dr. Alam obtained his PhD in Pharmacy from University of Peshawar, Pakistan in 2013. He has over 15 years of teaching experience in different universities of Pakistan. Dr. Alam is not only an accomplished academic, but also a talented athlete. He is a national player of volleyball and has won four gold medals at university and in national games. He is passionate about sports and enjoys playing and coaching volleyball in his spare time. Dr. Alam is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional who strives to excel in his field and contribute to the advancement of science and society. He is always eager to learn new skills and collaborate with other researchers and practitioners. He is also a friendly and approachable person who values diversity and respect.

PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Peshawar Pakistan 2013
MPH Master in Public Health Abasyn University Peshawar Pak. 2009
Pharm-D Doctor of Pharmacy University of Peshawar Pakistan 2007
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2018
Assistant Professor The University of Lahore, Islamabad 2017 –2018
Assistant Professor Hazara University Mansehra 2013 – 2017
1. Natural Products
2. Phytochemistry
3. Pharmacological Studies
4. Pharmacognosy
1. MPhil Phytochemical and Pharmacological screening of medicainal plant of family crassulaceae.
2. MPhil Evaluation of viola betonicifolia smith aqeous extrac for gastrointestinal motility activity.
A. W. Khan, Z. ul Abidin, M. U. K. Sahibzada, M. Faheem, N. G. Qazi, M. Alam, I. Ullah, J. Uddin, A. Khan, A. Al-Harrasi “Potential biomedical applications of Araucaria araucana as an antispasmodic, bronchodilator, vasodilator, and antiemetic: Involvement of calcium channels”. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 115651, 2022.
A. Batool, G. A. Miana, M. Alam, M. T. Khan, M. Muddassir, W. Zaman, Saifullah, A. Aman, A. Khusroo, M. U. K. Sahibzada,“Bioassay-guided fractionation and isolation of Arctigenin from Saussurea heteromalla for in vitro and in silico cytotoxic activity against HeLa cells” Journal of Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. vol. 117, 2022.
M. Sakhi, A. Khan, Z. Iqbal, I. Khan, F. Ullah, S. I. Khan, M. A. khattak, A. Aman, M. Alam “A new Sensitive HPLC/UV Method for Simultaneous Determination of Paclitaxel, Sorafenib with co-administered Omeprazole in Biological Samples and Dosage Forms and its Applications in Pharmacokinetic Studies”. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. vol. 20 (9), pp. 1949-1959. 2021.
Z. Malik, M. Abbas, F. Ali Shah, A. U. Khan, M. Alam, H. Nadeem, and S. Alghamdi, “Thiazolidine derivatives attenuate carrageenan-induced inflammatory pain in mice”, Journal of Drug Design, Development and Therapy, vol. 15, pp. 369-384, 2021.
I. Ilahi, F. Khuda, M. U. K. Sahibzada, S. Alghamdi, A. S. Dablool, M. Alam and A. A. K. Khali, “Synthesis of silver nanoparticles using root extract of Duchesnea indica and assessment of its biological activities”, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 14, 2021.
Khuda, F., Iqbal, Z., Khan, A., Zakiullah, Samiullah, Sahibzada, M. U. K., Alam, M. and Khusro, A. “Effect of Fresh Pomegranate Juice on the Pharmacokinetic Profile of Artemether: An Open-Label, Randomized, 2- Period Crossover Study in Healthy Human Volunteers.” Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol. 203, p. 114179, 2021.
M. Faheem, S. H. Ali, A. W. Khan, M. Alam, U. Ilyas, M. Zahoor, R. Ullah, A. S. Alqahtani and A. M. Alqahtani, “1,3,4-Oxadiazole Derivative Attenuates Chronic Constriction Injury Induced Neuropathic Pain: A Computational, Behavioral, and Molecular Approach,” Brain Sciences, vol. 10, 2020.
U. Ullah, H. Badshah, Z. Malik, M. Alam, A. Aman, A. U. Khan and F. A. Shah “Hepatoprotective effects of melatonin and celecoxib against ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity in rats,’’ Journal of Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, pp. 255-263, 2020.
A. khan, Z. Iqbal, S. Nazir and Mehboob Alam, “Evaluation of Emesis Control with Orally Disintegrating Tablets and Conventional Tablets of Domperidone: A Randomized Trial” Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, vol.39, no.1, pp. 29-37, 2020.
A. Khan, Z. Iqbal, A. Ullah, M. Alam and M. Akhlaq, “Sintering Technique: A Novel Approach for Enhancing Mechanical Strength of Tablets; Formulation Development and Optimization of Process Variables” Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Vol.38 pp.3, pp. 617-28, 2019.
M. Alam, A. Khan, S. Bashir, A. Aman and A. Al-Harrasi “Bioassay-guided isolation of urease inhibitors from Ferula narthex Boiss.’’ South African Journal of Botany, vol. 120, pp.247-252, 2019.
M. Alam, A. Khan , A. Wadood , S. Bashir and A. Aman, ‘Bioassay-Guided Isolation of Sesquiterpene Coumarins from Ferula narthex Boiss: A New Anticancer Agent,” Journal of Frontiers in Pharmacology, vol. 7, 26. 2016.
S. Bashir, M. Alam, A. Adhikari, S. Yousuf, B. Ahmad, A. Aman, and M. I. Choudhary, “New Antileishmanicidal Sesquiterpene Coumarins from Ferula narthex Boiss,” Phytochemistry Letters Journal vol.9, pp. 46-50, 2014.
S. Bashir, M. Alam, B. Ahmad and A. Aman, “Antibacterial, Antifungal and Phytotoxic activities of Ferula narthex Boiss.” Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences vol.27.6, pp. 1819-1825, 2014.
S. Bashir, M. Alam, B. Ahmad and A. Aman, “Screening of Ferula Narthex Boiss Crude Methanolic Extract for Analgesic, Gastrointestinal motility and Insecticidal Activity” Middle East Journal of Scientific Research. vol.14 no. 4, pp. 471-475, 2013.
A. Raza, A. Aman, H. S. Gill, M. Alam and A. G. Schätzlein, “Rapid and Sensitive liquid chromatographic method for determination of etoposide in plasma and biological samples” Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, pp. 2796-2813, 2013.

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