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Dr. Hira Khan

Dr. Hira Khan

Position: Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Qualifications

Postdoc(Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State university, USA)

Ph.D (Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.)

M. Phil (Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.)

Doctor of Pharmacy(Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.)

Research Interests

My research interests include designing of nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems. Development of cancer vaccines, Cosmetology, Non-invasive bio engineering techniques. Polymer formulation, matrix techniques.

Teaching Experience

1. Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics) October 2016 (Continued)
Institute: Department of Pharmacy, Abbottabad University of Science & Technology, Havelian, Abbottabad (Pakistan)
Responsibilities: Teaching, Research Supervision, Organizing Conferences & Seminars
2. Visiting Lecturer, December 2011 toJune 2012
Institute: Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur (Pakistan)
Responsibilities: Teaching, Extracurricular activities, Punjab Women Empowerment
3. Community Pharmacist, March 2011-2013
Institute: Welcome Pharmacy, Bahawalpur (Pakistan).
Responsibilities: Dispensing, Inventory Control, Prescription Filling.

Projects/Achievements
  1. Start-up Research Grant Program (SRGP)0.5 Millions
    Title: Formulation and Characterization of Glutathione loaded cosmetic solid lipid nanoparticles (Completed)
  2.  Medicinal Plants Combating Against Cancer – A Green Anticancer Approach, 1st International conference on new horizons in drug discovery and pharmaceutical sciences. 28-31 April, 2017.
  3.  Exploring the direction of stability by globule size and flow change analysis in two cosmetic multiple emulsions holding ascorbic acid derivatives, 1st International conference on new horizons in drug discovery and pharmaceutical sciences, 28-31 April, 2017 .
  4. Stratum corneum water content and trans-epidermal water loss evaluation after application of Acacia bark extract cream on long term care to boost skin hydration and lipid barrier, 1st International conference on new horizons in drug discovery and pharmaceutical sciences, 2017
  5. Formulation development and invitro evaluation of Ficus carica L fruit extract, 2nd National pharmacy conference & Exhibition-2013.
  • Provisional Award Letter of Research project (21-1208 /SRGP/R&D/HEC/2016) under Start-up research grant program by HEC.
  • HEC Travel grant award letter (290.50 /TG/R&D/HEC/2017/25417) for Conference, 2nd ICHLSR Italy – International Conference on Healthcare & Life-Science Research, Rome Italy. 11-12 June, 2018.
  • HEC postdoctoral research grant Phase III award letter in Ohio State University, USA.
  • Review Certificate of the 7th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (ICBEB2018) 2018-04-11.
  • Certificate of Professional Development: Research Ready Presentations given by Grand Canyon University, Centre for Innovation in Research and Teaching, April 23, 2017.
  • Chief Secretory/Speaker/Organizer award given by Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology on the occasion of World Pharmacist Day, 25 September, 2018.
  • Chief Organizer award on Cancer awareness Seminar by Department of Pharmaceutical sciences, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology on December 5, 2018.
  • Oral Presenter in 2nd ICHLSR Italy – International Conference on Healthcare & Life-Science Research, University of Washington, Rome Center, Italy, 11-12 June, 2018.
  • Certificate of Participation on the occasion of World Pharmacist Day organized by Pakistan Pharmacist Association-KPK with W. Welkins Pharma, Abbottabad, 25 September, 2017.
  • Certificate of appreciation as Program coordinator, member organizing committee given by Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology on the occasion of  ”New horizons in drug discovery and Pharmaceutical sciences Conference, April 27-30, 2017.
  • Oral presenter, 1st International conference on new horizons in drug discovery and pharmaceutical sciences. Organized by department of pharmaceutical sciences, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, April 27-30, 2017.
  • Certificate of Appreciation , 1st biennial one day conference ”New horizons in drug discovery and Pharmaceutical sciences” Organized by department of pharmaceutical sciences, Abbottabad university of science and technology, December 15, 2016.
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Exploring cancer medicines” by university of Leeds, Jan 2017.
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks “Searching and Researching” by university of Leeds, Jan 2017
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Anatomy : know your abdomen” by university of Leeds, Jan 2017
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Discovering science medicinal chemistry” by university of Leeds, Jan 2017
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Developing your research project” by university of Southampton, Jan 2017
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Learning assssnd collaborating” by university of Leeds, Jan 2017
  • Learning online certificate of two weeks on “Medicine adherence supporting patients with their treatment” by King’s College London, Jan 2017.
  • Certificate of Punjab Women Empowerment, Women’s Health Education in Pakistan, Organized by Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia university of Bahawalpur, Pakistan 4th March, 2014. Online course of Two weeks.
  • Reviewer of Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA).
  • Prime minister award of Laptop and PhD fee Re-imbursement Scheme awarded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
  • HEC Approved supervisor
  • Registration with Punjab Pharmacy Council of Pakistan :Yes. (Registration No. 6863-A/11).
  • AAPS Membership, Member ID: 246714.
  • Certificate of completion for completing safe and healthy campus by Office of Human Resource. The Ohio State University, USA.
  • Certificate of completion for completing Together as Buckeyes Pledgeby Office of Human Resource. The Ohio State University, USA.
  • Certificate of completion for completing Building Emergency Action Plan (BEAP)by Office of Human Resource. The Ohio State University, USA.
  • Certificate of completion for completing Returning to Campus Research Labs and Studios Training By Enterprise for Research, Innovation, and Knowledge,The Ohio State University USA.
  • Certificate of completion for completing HIPAA and Institutional Data Compliance FY22 By Wexner Medical Center. The Ohio State University, USA.
  • Certificate of attendance to certify Hira khan attendance at BioRender Grants Mini-Series by Shiz Aoki CEO & Co-Founder, BioRender , January 20, 2022.
  • Certificate of Participation OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) for participating in International Symposium on “Digital Technologies for the Future World” Date: January 19-20, 2022.
  • Certificate of Attendance for attending an hour training session onHow to Manage Your References Using RefWorks by Higher Education Commission, 1-Dec-20.
Publications
  1. Khan, Z.U.; Razzaq, A.; Khan, A.; Rehman, N.U.; Khan, H.; Khan, T.; Khan, A.U.; Menaa, F.; Iqbal, H.; Khan, N.U. Physicochemical Characterizations and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Pentazocine Solid Lipid Nanoparticles against Inflammatory Pain Model. Pharmaceutics 2022, 14, 409.
  2. Zhang Z, Kuo JC, Yao S, Zhang C, Khan H, Lee RJ. CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides for Anticancer Monotherapy from Preclinical Stages to Clinical Trials. Pharmaceutics. 2021 Dec 28;14(1):73.
  3. Ali A, Khan H, Bahadar R, Riaz A, Asad MHHB. The impact of airborne pollution and exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation on skin: mechanistic and physiological insight. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2020 Aug;27(23):28730-28736.
  4. Ali A, Akhtar N, Khan H, Jamil QA, Shah SH, Naeem M, Bin Asad MHH. Vicissitudes in polyphenolic extract-based high internal phase creams (HIPCs)- effect of storage temperature dependent characteristics. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2020 Nov;33(6):2521-2526.
  5. Ali A, Akhtar N, Khan H, Bin Asad MHH, Ahmad Z. The improvement on the skin surface by a new type of dermocosmetic loaded plant extract: A split face skin topographic study. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2020 Mar;33(2):531-535
  6. Hira KHAN, Atif ALI, Mursalin AHMAD, Zia AHMAD, Muhammad Hassham Hassan Bin ASAD, & Saif-ullah KHAN. Stability Studies and Characterization of Solid Lipid Nanoparticles as Topical Delivery Formulation for Glutathione. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 38, 302-9 (2019).
  7. Atif Ali, Sajid Iqbal, Aqsa Ilyas, Hira Khan, Muhammad Hassham Hassan Bin Asad, Nighat Fatima, Naveed Akhtar, Antipollution cosmetic based one step formation of w/o/w multiple emulsion containing d-biotin for skin protection: fabrication, in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation, Drug Delivery and Translational Research, 9, 1117–1132, 2019.
  8. Hira Khan, Atif Ali, Mursalin Ahmad, Stability studies and characterization of solid lipid nanoparticles as topical delivery formulation for glutathione., Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 38 (2): 302-9 (2019).
  9. Zia Ahmed, Fazal Subhan, Saba Ahmed, Saeed Farooq, Hira Khan& Atif Ali, In vivo evaluation of fixed dose combination tablets of aripiprazole and divalproex sodium; a pilot pharmacokinetic assay, Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. 38(8): 1668-76 (2019).
  10. Hira Khan, Atif Ali. Assessment of loading of ascorbyl-2-phosphate and 6-o-palmitoylascorbic acid in cetyl dimethicone copolyol based W/O/W emulsions.LIFE: Int. J. Health Life-Sci.4(2) 01-14 (2018).
  11. Hira Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Atif Ali. Fortification of facial skin collagen efficacy by combined ascorbyl palmitate and sodium ascorbyl phosphate. Acta Pol. Pharm. Drug Res. 75 (1): 129-140 (2018).
  12. Sadia Urooj, Atif Ali, Hira Khan, Sajid hussain shah, Muhammad hassham hassan bin asad, Fatima rasool, Muhammad shoaib khan, Naheed akhtar abdul wahaab. Assessment of Sustained Release Matrix Tablets of Quetiapine Fumarate. Acta Pol Pharm Drug Res. 75 (1): 107-117, (2018).
  13. Hira Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Atif Ali. Assessment of combined ascorbyl palmitate (AP) and sodium ascorbyl phosphate (SAP) on facial skin sebum control in female healthy volunteers. Drug Res. 67: 52-58 (2017).
  14. Hira Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Haji M Shoaib Khan, Atif Iqbal Arshad, Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Sohail, Atif Ali, Fatima Rasool, Zarqa Nawaz Synergistic effects of ascorbyl palmitate and sodium ascorbyl phosphate loaded in multiple emulsions on facial skin melanin and erythema content. Biomed. Res., 27(2): 570-576 (2016).
  15. Hira khan, Naveed Akhtar, Atif Ali, Haji M Shoaib, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Naeem, Zarqa Nawaz. Physical and Chemical stability analysis of cosmetic multiple emulsions loaded with ascorbyl palmitate and sodium ascorbyl phosphate salts. Acta Pol. Pharm. Drug Res. 73 (5):1339-1349 (2016).
  16. Hira khan, Naveed Akhtar, Tariq Mahmood, Qazi adnan Jameel, Sabeeh Mohsin. Preliminary 1 month stability screening of cosmetic multiple emulsions (W/OW) prepared using cetyl dimethicone copolyol. Int. J Cosmet. Sci., 37: 6-81(2015).
  17. Hira Khan, Naveed. Akhtar and Atif. Ali. Effects of Cream Containing Ficus carica L. Fruit Extract on Skin Parameters: In vivo Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 76(6):560-564 (2014).
  18. Hira Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Haji M.S. Khan & Barkat A. Khan. Fabrication and In Vitro Characterization of Ficus carica L. Fruit Extract W/O Emulsion. Lat. Am. J. Pharm., 33 (7): 1193-7 (2014).
  19. Muhammad Sohail, Akhtar Naveed, Rouf Abdul, Gulfishan, Hajji Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Hira Khan. An approach to enhanced stability: Formulation and characterization of Solanum lycopersicum derived lycopene based topical emulgels. Saudi Pharm. J. 26, 1170-1177 (2018)
  20. Naveed ullah khan, Atif ASli, Hira khan, Zaheer ullah khan, and Zia ahmed. Stability Studies and Characterization of Glutathione-Loaded Nanoemulsion. Cosmet. Sci.691–11 (2018).
  21. Khanzada Ata ur Rehman, Muhammad Naeem, Atif Ali, Nisar ur Rehman, Zarqa Nawaz, Muhammad Rouf Akram, Jawad Ahmad Khan, Hira Khan. Assessment of guar and xanthan gum based floating drug delivery system containing Mefenamic acid. Acta Pol. Pharm. Drug Res. 73 (5): 1287-1297 (2016).
  22. Sabeeh Mohsin, Naveed Akhtar, Hira Khan. Stability of topical W/O emulsion containing corn silk extract. Trop. J. Pharm. Res. 15 (6): 1115-1121 (2016).
  23. Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Ajwad Khan, Atif Ali, Naveed Akhtar, Fatima Rasool, Hira Khan, Nisa ur Rehman and Sajid Hussain Shah. Prevalence of Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. Trop. J. Pharm. Res., 15(1):195-200 (2015).
  24. Haji Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Muhammad Sohail, Atif Ali, Naveed Akhtar, Hira Khan and Fatima Rasool. Symptoms-Based Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Students of Bahawalpur Correlated with their Eating Habits. Trop. J. Pharm. Res., 13(5): 769-772 (2014).
  25. Gulfishan, Naveed Akhtar, Tariq Mahmood, Qazi Adnan Jamil, Shafia Arshad, Hira Khan and Muhammad Sohail. Lipoxygenase Essay and cutaneous erythema test have discovered a potent anti-inflammatory activity shown by some genus prunus plants. Scientific Res. Essays, 9(23): 988-992 (2014).
  26. Hira Khan, Atif Ali, A review: Skin erythema evaluation methods, Advances in Dermatology and Allergology(Under Review)