Name : Dr. Javed Ahmad







Date of Birth

January 12, 1982

Place of Birth

Bihar (India)

Social status








Assistant Professor

Date of Latest degree

Ph.D in November, 2015.


Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Najran University, King Abdulaziz Road, Najran, PO Box-1988, Saudi Arabia.

Degrees and Qualifications

·         Ph.D in Pharmaceutics from Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), New Delhi (India) in 2015.

·         Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics from Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), New Delhi (India) in 2009.

·         Bachelor of Pharmcy from Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), New Delhi (India) in 2007.

History of academic and employment career

o   December 2016Present, Najran University, KSA

Position – Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy

o   August 2015 – November 2016, NIPER Raebareli, Govt. of India.

Position Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutics

o   May 2015–August 2015, Baksons Drugs&Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd.

Position Formulation Development Officer (R&D)

o   May 2012 – April 2015, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard

Position Senior Research Fellow (SRF), CSIR, Delhi

o   September2009–April2012,Dept.ofPharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard

PositionProject Fellow, UGC, Government of India

 Grants, and Prizes

·         Secure 99.43 percentile with All India Rank 81 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2007, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur under Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India.

·         Award of "GATE Fellowship" by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India to pursue M.Pharm programme for period 2007-2009.

·         Award of "Certificate of merit" to secure First Position in M. Pharm.

·         Award of "Maulana Azad National Fellowship" by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India to pursue Ph.D programme in 2009.

·         Award of "Senior Research Fellowship" by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India during Ph.D programme in 2012.

·         "International Travel Grants" by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for International presentation of scientific findings during Ph.D as Young Scientist in 2012.

·          "Foreign Travel Grants award" by CSIR, Goverment of India for International presentation of scientific findings during Ph.D in 2012.

Teaching experience

o   December 2016Present, Najran University, KSA

Position – Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy

o   August 2015 – November 2016, NIPER Raebareli, Govt. of India.

Position Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutics



§  Indian Pharmacy Graduate's Association, March 2009- till date.

§  Delhi Pharmacy Council of India, July 2007- till date.


Conferences  and symposia

·         Two-day symposium "8th NIPER (RBL)-CSIR-CDRI Symposium" held at NIPER, Raebareli (India) on 18-19th March, 2016.

·         One-day symposium on "Current trends in drug discovery research in India" held on 11th April, 2015 at Shiv Nadar University, UP, India.

·         National seminar "New-Fangled Nano Drug Delivery: Future Fueling for Pharmacy to Treat/Fight Disease" held in Haryana (India) on 12th April, 2014.

·         UGC-SAP sponsored national seminar on "Regulatory and Quality Aspects of Herbal Drugs and Botanicals" held in New Delhi (India) on 1st February, 2014.

·         Drug Delivery Australia 2012, "Development of Self-dispersible oral formulation for Paclitaxel with improved drug solubility, stability and intestinal permeability" on 26th November 2012 at Monash institute of pharmaceutical sciences (MONASH UNIVERSITY), Melbourne, Australia.

·         APA International congress on "Advances in Human Healthcare Systems" held in New Delhi (India)on 20-24 February, 2012.

·         "India Pharma Convention" held in New Delhi (India) on 12th February, 2012.

·         International conference on "Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences" held in New Delhi (India) on 3-4 February, 2010.

·         "Indian Pharmaceutical Congress-2009" held in Ahmedabad (India) on 11-13 December, 2009.

·         AICTE sponsored national seminar on "Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences" held in New Delhi (India) on 21-22 March, 2009.

·         "Indian Pharmaceutical Congress-2008" held in New Delhi (India) on 12-14 December, 2008.

·         Indo-US Symposium on "Novel Therapeutic Approaches for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders" held in New Delhi (India) on 19th November, 2007.

·         Mini international symposium on "Drug Discovery and Development: Case Studies" held in New Delhi (India) on 30th October, 2007.


Publication and fields of  Researches of Interest

"Nanotechnology-mediated drug delivery"

  1. MH Akhter, M Rizwanullah, J Ahmad et al. Nanocarriers in Advanced Drug Targeting: Setting Novel Paradigm in Cancer Therapeutics. 2017, Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology. doi: 10.1080/21691401.2017.1366333. [Epub ahead of print].                                                [IF 5.60]
  2. MA Barkat, H Abul, J Ahmad et al. Insights into the targeting potential of thymoquinone for therapeutic intervention against triple-negative breast cancer. Current Drug Targets, 2017, Jun 11. doi: 10.2174/1389450118666170612095959. [Epub ahead of print]                                      [IF 3.23]
  3. M Qumbar, J Ahmad, A zafar et al. Formulation and optimization of lacidipine loaded niosomal gel for Transdermal delivery: In-vitro characterization and in-vivo activity. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 2017, 93:255-266.    .                                                                                              [IF 2.75]

4.      J Ahmad, M Rizwanullah, S Akhter et al. Nanotechnology based theranostic approaches in Alzheimer's disease management: Current status and future perspective. Current Alzheimer Research. 2017, May 8. doi: 10.2174/1567205014666170508121031. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                                      [IF 2.95]

5.      J Ahmad*, M Singhal, S Amin et al. Bile salt stabilized vesicles (bilosomes): A novel nano-pharmaceutical design for oral delivery of Proteins and Peptides. Current Pharmaceutical Design2017, 23(11):1575-1588. [IF 2.61]

6.      M Rizwanullah, S Amin, J Ahmad. Improved pharmacokinetics and anti-hyperlipidemic efficacy of Rosuvastatin loaded nanostructured lipid carriers. Journal of Drug Targeting. 2017, 25(1):58-74.                            [IF 3.06]

  1. S Akhter, M Anwar, J Ahmad et al. Improving the topical ocular pharmacokinetics of an immunosuppressant agent with mucoadhesive nanoemulsions: Formulation development, in-vitro and in-vivo studies. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 2016, 148, 19-29.       [IF 3.88]

8.      J Ahmad, S Akhter, MA Khan et al. Engineered nanoparticles against MDR in cancer: The state of the art and its prospective. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2016, 22(28), 4360-73.                                                     [IF 2.61]

9.      MZ Ahmad, BA Abdel-Wahab, J Ahmad et al. Toxicity of inorganic nanoparticles used in targeted drug delivery and other biomedical application: an updated account on concern of biomedical nanotoxicology. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2016, 16(8), 7873-97.                                                                                                      [IF 1.48]

10.  MZ Ahmad, S Akhter, J Ahmad et al. Progress in nanotechnology based drug carrier in designing of Curcumin nanomedicines for cancer therapy: Current state-of-the-art. Journal of Drug Targeting. 2016, 24(4), 273-93.           [IF 3.06]

11.  M Rizwanullah, J Ahmad, S Amin. Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: A Novel Platform for Chemotherapeutics. Current Drug Delivery. 2016, 13(1), 04-26.                             [IF- 2.51]

12.  J Ahmad, N Ahmad, K Kohli et al. Pharmacokinetic analysis of taxane through a validated ultra-high performance liquid chromatography–synapt mass spectrometry (UHPLCMS/MS ESI-Q-TOF) method. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2016, 12(2), 93-102.

13.  J Ahamad, S Amin, J Ahmad et al. Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Ultrasound Assisted Extraction of Swertiamarin from Enicostema littorale Blume. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2016, 12(2), 87-92.

14.  MA Barkat, J Ahmad, Harshita et al. Formulation Design of Micronized Silver Sulfadiazine Containing Aloe vera Gel for Wound Healing. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2016, 12(2), 63-68.

15.  J Ahmad, S Amin, M Rahman et al. Solid matrix based lipidic nano-approach in oral cancer chemotherapy: Application and pharmacokinetics. Current Drug Metabolism. 2015, 16(8), 633-44.                                                           (IF- 2.65)

16.   J Ahmad, S Akhter, M Rizwanullah et al. Nanotechnology-based inhalational treatments for lung cancer: state of the art. Nanotechnology, Science and Applications. 2015, 8, 55-66.

17.  M Rahman, S Akhter,   J Ahmad et al. Emerging advances in Cancer nano-theranostics with Graphene nanocomposites: Opportunities and Challenges. Nanomedicine. 2015, 10(15), 2405-22.                                                                   [IF- 4.72]

18.  M Rahman, S Akhter, J Ahmad et al. Nanomedicine-based drug targeting for psoriasis: potentials and emerging trends in nanoscale pharmacotherapy. Expert Opinion Drug Delivery. 2015, 12, 635-52.                                    [IF-5.65]                          

19.  M Rahman, MZ Ahmad, J Ahmad et al. Graphene and its nano-composites in Cancer Therapy: Theranostic Applications, Metabolic Fate and Toxicity Issues. Current Drug Metabolism. 2015, 16(5), 397-409.              [IF- 2.65]

20.  J Ahmad, SR Mir, K Kohli et al. Quality by Design Approach for Self Nanoemulsifying System for Paclitaxel. Science of Advanced Materials. 2014, 6, 1778-91.                 [IF- 1.67]                       

21.  J Ahmad, SR Mir, K Kohli et al. Solid Nanoemulsion Preconcentrate for Oral Delivery of Paclitaxel: Formulation design, Biodistribution and ?-Scintigraphy imaging. BioMed Research International. 2014, Article ID 984756, 1-12.                                                .                                                                                          (IF- 2.47)

22.  J Ahmad, SR Mir, K Kohli et al. Effect of oil and co-surfactant on the formation of Solutol HS 15 based colloidal drug carrier by Box-Behnken Statistical Design. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2014, 453,68-77.                                                                         (IF- 2.71)

23.  MZ Ahmad, S Akhter, J Ahmad et al. Transformation of Curcumin from Food Additive to Multifunctional Medicine: Nanotechnology Bridging the Gap. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2014, 11(3), 197-213.

24.  MZ Ahmad, J Ahmad, S Amin et al. Role of Nanomedicine for delivery of Anti-Acetylcholinesterase compounds to the brain in Alzheimer's disease. CNS and Neurological disorders- Drug Targets. 2014, 13(8), 1315-24.                (IF- 2.50)

25.  N Shahzad, J Ahmad, W Khan et al. Interactions of atenolol with alprazolam/escitalopram on anxiety, depression and oxidative stress. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 2014, 117, 79–84.                                                     (IF- 2.74)

26.  J Ahmad, K Kohli, SR Mir et al. Lipid based Nanocarriers for Oral Delivery of Cancer Chemotherapeutics: An Insight in the Intestinal Lymphatic Transport. Drug Delivery Letters. 2013, 3(1), 38-46.

27.  J Ahmad, S Amin, K Kohli et al. Construction of Pseudoternary Phase Diagram and its Evaluation: Development of Self-dispersible Oral Formulation. International Journal of Drug Development & Research. 2013, 5(2), 84-90.

28.  J Ahmad, K Kohli, SR Mir et al. Development and Validation of RP-HPLC Method for Analysis of Novel Self-emulsifying Paclitaxel Formulation.  Research and Reviews: Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. 2013, 2(3), 17-27.

29.  S Amin, A Sarfenejad, J Ahmad et al. Nanovesicular Transfersomes for Enhanced Systemic Delivery of Telmisartan. Advance Science Engineering and Medicine. 2013, 5:4, 209-218.

30.  MS Alam, J Ahmad.  Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer: An Overview. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 2013; 4(7), 2441-2449.

31.  B Ali, S Amin, J Ahmad et al. Bioavailability enhancement studies of Amoxicillin with Nigella. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2012, 135, 555-559.                               (IF- 1.53)           

32.  J Ahmad, K Kohli, SR Mir et al. Self-emulsifying nanocarriers for improved oral bioavailability of lipophilic drugs. Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering. 2012, 1(2), 134-147.

33.  J Ahmad, K Kohli, SR Mir et al. Formulation of Self-Nanoemulsifying Drug Delivery System for Telmisartan with Improved Dissolution and Oral Bioavailability. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology. 2011, 32(7), 958-96.                                                                                                         (IF- 1.59)


1.      A Zafar, J Ahmad, S Akhter et al. Nanotechnology for Transcorneal Drug Targeting in Glaucoma: Challenges and Progress, In Ocular Drug Delivery: Advances, Challenges and Applications, 2016, pp. 75-99. Springer International Publishing.

2.      A Zafar, J Ahmad, RT Addo et al. Progress of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems in Topical Ophthalmology: Focus on Nano and Micro Drug Carriers. In Ocular Drug Delivery: Advances, Challenges and Applications, 2016 pp. 131-163. Springer International Publishing.

3.S Akhter, S Amin, J Ahmad et al. Nanotechnology to Combat Multidrug Resistance. Book-title "Resistance to Targeted ABC Transporters in Cancer" In Book-series Resistance to Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapeutics, Volume 4, 2015, pp 245-272. [Published by Springer Inc]

  1. S Akhter, F Ramazani, MZ Ahmad, J Ahmad et al. Theranostic Metallic Nanomedicine in Oncology: New Insights and Concerns. Frontiers in Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery. 2014, vol 3, 262-291. [Bentham science e-book]
  2. MZ Ahmad, S Akhter, Z Rahman, J Ahmad et al. Nanomedicine Based Drug Targeting in Alzheimer's Disease: High Impact of Small Carter. Frontiers in Drug Design & Discovery. 2014, vol 6, 524-547. [Bentham science e-book]