Dr. Muhammad Asad Anwar

Assistant Professor

My research is focused on investigation of medicinal plants and isolation, characterization, and biological evaluation of natural products for preventive and therapeutic effects against chronic human diseases.

PhD Biochemistry Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi 2020
MPhil Biochemistry Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 2012
MSc Biochemistry Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi 2010
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2023
Lecturer/HOD (Biology) Fauji Foundation College for Boys New Lalazar, Rawalpindi 2018 – 2023
Lecturer (Biology) Hamza Army Public School and College Stadium Road, Rawalpindi 2016 – 2018
Visiting Lecturer (Biochemistry) Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi 2012 – 2014
1. MUHAMMAD ASAD ANWAR, Shahzadi Tabassam, Muhammad Gulfraz, Muhammad Sheeraz Ahmad, Ghazala Kaukab Raja and Muhammad Arshad. Isolation of Oxyberberine and β-Sitosterol from Berberis lycium Royle Root bark extract and In Vitro cytotoxicity against liver and lung cancer cell lines. Evid-based compl alt. 2020 (I.F= 2.650) DOI: 10.1155/2020/2596082
2. Shahzadi Tabassam, MUHAMMAD ASAD ANWAR, Muhmmad Gulfraz, Muhammad Arshad, Uteuliyev Yerzhan Sabitaliyevich, Sadykov Bolat Nurmurzayevich, Muhammad Sheeraz Ahmad. Bioactivity evaluation and HPLC UV-VIS based quantification of antioxidant secondary metabolites from extract and fractions of Bistorta amplexicaulis rhizome. Cell Mol Biol. 2019 65(1): 19-25 (I.F= 1.77) DOI:10.14715/cmb/2019.65.1.4
3. Sofia Rashid, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, ASAD ANWAR, Shazia Sultana, Shahzadi Tabassum, Sidra Nisar Ahmed. Ethnopharmacological evaluation and antioxidant activity of some important herbs used in traditional medicines. J Tradit Chin Med 2016, 36(5): 689-694 (I.F= 0.907) DOI:10.1016/S0254-6272(16)30091-7
4. Atif Kamal, Mohammad Gulfraz, MOHAMMAD ASAD ANWAR and Riffat Naseem Malik. Reverse Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Method Development Based On Ultraviolet Visible Detector For The Analysis Of 1-Hydroxypyrene (PAH Biomarker) In Human Urine. IJOMEH 2015; 28(2). (I.F= 1.828) DOI: 10.13075/ijomeh.1896.00325
5. Atif Kamal, Khansa Qamar, Muhammad Gulfraz, MUHAMMAD ASAD ANWAR, Riffat Naseem Malik. 2014. PAH exposure and oxidative stress indicators of human cohorts exposed to traffic pollution in Lahore city (Pakistan). Chemosphere. 120 (2015): 59-67. (I.F= 8.943) DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.05.021
6. Shahid Ullah, Shahzadi Tabassam, MUHAMMAD ASAD ANWAR, Muhammad Gulfraz, M. Sheeraz Ahmad, Optimization of extraction methods for antioxidants from Polygonum amplexicaule, International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS), February 24-26, 2014, UAF Faisalabad Pakistan (Oral Presentation).

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