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Dr. Abida Parveen

Assistant Professor
Research Interests
  • Natural product isolation, de-novo structure elucidation and characterization of natural products
  • Assessment of herb-drug interactions and bio-activity for safety and efficacy
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of plant samples and dietary supplements by developing validated analytical methods using hyphenated UHPLC-MS, HPTLC, etc.
  • Morpho-anatomical study of medicinal plants


1. Abidah Parveen, Ying Huang, Omer Fantoukh, Manal Alhusban, Vijayasankar Raman, Yan-Hong Wang, Wei Wang, Zulfiqar Ali & Ikhlas A. Khan (2021). Rearranged clerodane diterpenoid from Tinospora crispa. Natural Product Research 35:3, 369-376. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2019.1633648.
2. Omer I. Fantoukh, Yan-Hong Wang, Abidah Parveen, Mohammed F. Hawwal, Gadah A. Al-Hamoud, Zulfiqar Ali, Amar G. Chittiboyina, Ikhlas A. Khan. (2021). Profiling and quantification of the key phytochemicals from the Drumstick Tree (Moringa oleifera) and dietary supplements by UHPLC-PDA-MS. Planta Medica.87(5):417-427. doi: 10.1055/a-1240-6186.
3. Abidah Parveen, Zulfiqar Ali, Omer Fantoukh, Manal Alhusban, Wei Wang, Amar G. Chittiboyina and Ikhlas A. Khan. (2020) Undescribed phenylpropanoid and a dimeric sesquiterpenoid possessing a rare cyclobutane ring from Tinospora sinensis. Natural Product Research. Apr 20;1-8. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2020.1752207.
4. Abidah Parveen, Mir Tahir Maqbool, Yan-Hong Wang, Zulfiqar Ali, Ikhlas A. Khan, M Khalid Ashfaq.(2020) Evaluation of the hepatotoxic potential of Tinospora crispa and its isolated borapetosides B, C and F in a murine model. Planta Medica. May;86(7):489-495 DOI:
5. Abidah Parveen, John S. Adams, Vijayasankar Raman, Jane M. Budel, Jianping Zhao, Ganesh N.M. Babu, Zulfiqar Ali, Ikhlas A. Khan. (2020) Comparative morpho-anatomical and HPTLC profiling of Tinospora species and dietary supplements. Planta Medica.86(7):470-481. DOI :
6. Abbas Ali, Mohamed Ahmed Zaki, Abidah Parveen, Zulfiqar Ali, Ikhlas A Khan. (2020). Bioassay guided isolation of mosquito biting deterrent compounds from Strumpfia maritima. Pest Management Science. Jul;76(7):2342-2346. DOI: 10.1002/ps.5769.
7. Abidah Parveen, Yan-Hong Wang, Omer Fantoukh, Manal Alhusban, Vijayasankar Raman, Zulfiqar Ali, Ikhlas A. Khan. (2020). Development of a chemical fingerprint as a tool to distinguish closely related Tinospora species and quantitation of marker compounds. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. Volume 178, 112894.
8. Omer I. Fantoukh, M.A. Albadry, Abidah Parveen, Mohammed F. Hawwal, Tagreed Majrashi, Zulfiqar Ali, Shabana I. Khan, Amar G. Chittiboyina, Ikhlas A. Khan (2019) Isolation, synthesis, and drug interaction potential of secondary metabolites derived from the leaves of miracle tree (Moringa oleifera) against CYP3A4 and CYP2D6 isozymes. Phytomedicine. 60 (1–9). doi:10.1016/j.phymed.2019.153010.
9. Omer I. Fantoukh, Olivia R. Dale, Abidah Parveen, Mohammed F. Hawwal, Zulfiqar Ali, Vamshi K. Manda, Shabana I. Khan, Amar G. Chittiboyina, Alvaro Viljoen, and Ikhlas A. Khan. (2019). Safety Assessment of Phytochemicals Derived from the Globalized South African Rooibos Tea (Aspalathus linearis) through Interaction with CYP, PXR, and P-gp. J Agric Food Chem. 67:4967-4975.
10. Sheikh Zain Ul Abidin, Abidah Parveen, Raees Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad, Ikhlas A. Khan, I. A., & Ali, Z. (2018). Chemical constituents from Ferula oopoda (Boiss. & Buhse) Boiss. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 78, 49–51.
11. Muhammad Saleem Jilani, Kashif Waseem, Kehkeshan Ameer, Tehsin Ali Jilani, Mehwish Kiran, Atiq Ahmad Alizia, & Abidah Parveen. (2013). Evaluation of elite tomato cultivars under the agro-climatic conditions of Dera Ismail Khan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 50 (1).
12. Abidah Parveen, Mohammad Irfan, Muhammad Saleem Jilani, Kashif Wasim, Mehwish Kiran, Fida Muhammad. (2013). Lack of brine shrimp lethality and hemagglutination activity in Grewia asiatica Linn. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results 4(1). Doi: 10.4103/0976-9234.116754.
13. Abidah Parveen, Mohammad Irfan, & Fida Mohammad. (2012). Antihyperglycemic activity in Grewia asiatica, a comparative investigation. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(1), 210-213.
14. Zahid Rasul Niazi, Haroon Khan, Kamran Ahmad Khan, Azhar Hassan Shirazi, Asim ur Rehman, Abidah Parveen, Inayat Ullah Bhatti, A. S. (2010). Changes in blood glucose level, glycocylated hemoglobin level and lipid profile as a result of mono-hypoglycemic therapy (metformin) in type II diabetes mellitus. Gomal University Journal of Research, 26(1), 21–30.

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor (BPS-19), 1st June 2015- present Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, Havelian, Pakistan
  • Assistant Professor (BPS-19), 8th November 2010 -31st May 2015 Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Havelian Campus, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan
  • Lecturer (BPS-18), 29th September 2006-7th November 2010 Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University, D. I. Khan, Pakistan


1. “Poster Award First Place”, 19th International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, Oxford, MS, United States. April 8-11, 2019
2. “Poster Award 3rd Place”, Pharmacy Podium session, Graduate Student Council 9th Annual Research Symposium, University MS, USA. March 26, 2019
3. “Poster Award 2nd Place”, Pharmacy Poster, Graduate Student Council 8th Annual Research Symposium, University of Mississippi, USA, 2018
4. Honorable Mention Prize, 17th International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, Oxford MS, USA. 2017
5. Fulbright PhD Scholarship Award. 2014
6. Gold Medal for distinction in B. Pharmacy by Gomal University, Pakistan. 1999
Reviewer for International Journals:
Journal of Natural Products, Natural Product Research, Fitoterapia, Human and Experimental Toxicology, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology