Khalid Aftab

Professor and HOD

Pharmacology

Sialkot Medical College

Pakistan

Editor

Biography

Khalid AFTAB, Ph.D. male, Pharmacologist, graduated from Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Pakistan in 1995. He worked for the Pharmaceuticals industry as Quality Control & Quality Assurance professional and was actively involved in Research & Development of Pharmaceutical preparations. He has worked in a few Medical & Dental Colleges & Universities as Assistant, Associate, and became full Professor Pharmacology in 2006 and worked as a visiting Professor in different Universities & research institutions. From 2009-2011, he has worked in Kingdom Saudi Arabia as a full Professor Pharmacology and currently working as Professor & HoD Pharmacology in SMC, University of Health Sciences.

Only Pakistani Pharmacologist who has got membership of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. Now he has published more than 50 papers in scientific journals of international repute and presented many lectures & poster presentations throughout the world, most awards to him was for the science and technology success. He was involved in drug discovery and the scientific evaluation of traditional remedies used in different disorders. His group has developed expertise in a wide range of activities and made valuable contributions on the medicinal value of plants by providing the pharmacological basis for their usefulness as antihypertensive, cardio-tonic, laxative, antispasmodic and anti-diarrheal. In recent years, he focused on the Biodiversity & Pharmacological activities of Marine organisms and got some important success.

Area of Interests

Phyto-Pharmacology / Phytomedicine, Pharmacodynamics (C.V. Studies) & Pharmacokinetics (Bio-equivalence & Drug-Drug Interactions Studies), cGMP of Pharmaceuticals, ISO 9000, 14000 & 17025, FDA, Health Canada, and ICH guideline.