Research Activities

  • Cell culture experiments
  • Molecular mechanisms/pathways involved in Inflammatory diseases
  • Mechanism of action of natural medicinal compounds/extracts
  • Development of disease models of animals
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Pharmacological and adverse effects of medicinal compounds/extracts
  • The identification of the active principle of medicinal plants

Funded Research Projects

Pakistan "Randomized and Observational Trial to Evaluate Coronavirus Treatment (PROTECT) of Hydroxychloroquine, Oseltamivir and Azithromycin". (Continued)

Role of Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) in Glucocorticoid-Resistant Asthma Patients and Effect of Thiazolyl and Thaizolidinonyl Tetrahydronapthalene Derivatives through Modulation of IDO Activity on Acute Lung Remodelling (Pakistan Science Foundation). PSF (1.9 Million)(Continued)

"Role of Indolamine 2, 3 Dioxyenase (IDO) in glucocorticoid-resistant asthma patients and effect of synthetic & natural compounds through modulation of IDO in acute lung remodeling", NRPU 2018-19 (1.8 Million) (Continued)

Alternative therapeutic approaches: hepatoprotective potential of quercetin against experimentally induced liver fibrosis. HEC SRGP (Completed)

"Activity of indigenous Actinomycetes extracts against different cancer cell lines". HEC SRGP, 2018-19 (0.5 Million) (Completed)

"Analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii for drug resistance, virulence features and alternative treatment options". HEC, 2018-20 (Continued)

"Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) and Methylprednisolone on the mice Model of Allergic Airway Inflammation" funded by Pakistan Science Foundation in 2010 (Completed)

"Optimization of mtDNA Amplification system for Forensic Application" funded by HEC Pakistan in 2012 (Completed)

"Hepato-protective potential of quercetin against experimentally induced liver fibrosis." HEC SRGP 2019-20 (Completed)