Syed A.A. Rizvi Hampton University Hampton, VA USA Biography
Biography of Syed A.A. Rizvi
Dr. Rizvi pursued an MS and PhD combined degree program at the Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University (GSU), Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Rizvi has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in top ranking journals two books and four book chapters. His research interests includes pharmaceutical formulations (direct compressed tablets, topical and liquid); Ionic liquid formation and co-crystallization of the pharmaceutical compounds; Nano and micro-encapsulation of the drugs for targeting and controlled release; Multistep synthesis of small organic molecules; Pharmaceutical analysis (forensics and method development); Design and synthesis of novel monomeric and polymeric surfactants for separation of chiral and achiral compounds in micellar electrokinetic chromatography (MEKC).
Y. Shahzad COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore Pakistan Biography
Biography of Y. Shahzad
Dr. Yasser Shahzad is an Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmacy, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Lahore Campus. Dr. Yasser won a prestigious Nicholson Scholarship to pursue PhD from University of Huddersfield, UK. He also remained a Postdoctoral Fellow at PHARMACEN, North-West University South Africa. He has a particular interest in drug delivery research at the interface of pharmaceutics, chemistry and cosmetics, and publishes regularly in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals. He has authored more than forty research publications and three book chapters with an accumulative impact factor of more than 100. He also serves as Editorial Board member of various international journals. Dr. Yasser holds active research collaborations with various international universities in UK, US and South Africa.
Section: Cosmetic practice and policy
S. Jamshed International Islamic University Kuantan Malaysia Biography
Biography of S. Jamshed
Dr Shazia Jamshed is currently working as Assistant professor at International Islamic University, Malaysia. She earned her PhD from Universiti Sains Malaysia on the contemporary issues surrounding generic medicine use among healthcare professionals and future practitioners. Dr Shazia’s primary research interest mainly encompasses generic medicine utilization, pharmacy education and practice-based research. Over the past two years, she worked on the issues associated with care perspectives in cosmetovigilance, oral health, Alzheimer’s disease, alternative therapies, self-medication practices. Dr Shazia has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, periodicals and newspapers. She serves as an editorial board member of various international journals.
Section: Cosmetic material research and characterization
M.L. Manca University of Cagliari Cagliari Italy Biography
Biography of M.L. Manca
Dr. Maria Letiza Manca is currently working in the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari. She earned her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from University of Cagliari in 2007. She remained postdoctoral fellow for a number of years and teaches pharmacy students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is the author of more than 70 publications appearing in high quality international journals and have four patents to her credit. She also serves as editor for Nanomaterials journal and holds editorial board membership of various international journals.
Section: Cosmetic and Cosmeceutical formulations
M. Saeedi Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences Mazandaran Iran Biography
Biography of M. Saeedi
Dr. Majid Saeedi is currently a professor of pharmaceutics at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Professor Saeedi is the author of four books, six patents, and over 150 papers on pharmaceutical and cosmecutical sciences. His research interests span is Nanotechnology, Cosmetic and toiletries, Oral Controlled Release Preparations, Topical preparations and percutaneous absorption, Phytopharmaceutics, Bioadhesives, Natural antimicrobial agents, and Formulation and clinical study. His teaching specialities is Dosage forms and Industrial pharmacy, Physical Pharmacy, Cosmetics and Toiletries, Biopharmacy, Microbial controls of drugs, and physicochemical controls of drugs
Professor Saeedi was honored as the Selected Teacher of faculty of pharmacy in 2001, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2018; Selected researcher of faculty of pharmacy in 2001, 2002; Selected researcher of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences in 2003, 2005, 2010, Young Selected Researcher of 10th. National Razi Festival in 2004, Selected researcher of Mazandaran Province in 2010, Selected Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy in 2014, and selected vice chancellor of Food and Drug in Iran in 2016.
Section: Topical and transdermal testing
E.B. Souto University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of E.B. Souto
Eliana B. Souto is Assistant Professor with Habilitation degree and Tenure at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Coimbra (UC, Portugal). Her current research topics include the design, development, physicochemical characterization, toxicological assessment of innovative nanomaterials. The main areas of professional experience include the design and construction of (lipid, polymeric, protein-based and polysaccharide-based) nanomaterials for delivery and targeting of drugs and bioactive ingredients. Dr. Souto has published more than 250 papers in scientific journals with international referee, edited 7 books and contributed with more than 80 book chapters published by Elsevier, CRC Press and Taylor & Francis, Pan Stanford Publishing, Nova Science Publishers, Humana Press, Studium Press LLC, i-Smithers, American Scientific Publishers
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N. Akhtar Islamia University Bahawalpur Bahawalpur Pakistan Biography
Biography of N. Akhtar
Professor Naveed Akhtar holds the Dean’s office of Faculty of Pharmacy at Islamia University Bahawalpur. He obtained PhD from Anadolu University Turkey in Pharmaceutical Technology (Cosmetics). Professor Naveed’s has an extensive experience of cosmetic formulations and their testing. He has published over 250 research articles in various national and international journals. He is an editorial board member of various journals and regularly reviews articles for high quality journals.
P. Alexandridis University at Buffalo New York, NY USA Biography
Biography of P. Alexandridis
Paschalis Alexandridis is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE), University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), where he has served as CBE Director of Graduate Studies, co-Director of the Materials Science and Engineering program, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the School of Engineering. Ongoing projects address structuring via self-assembly and directed assembly, block copolymers, perfluorinated surfactants, ionic liquid solvents, and polymer dissolution. Alexandridis is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
I. Ali Jamia Millia Islamia Central University New Delhi India Biography
Biography of I. Ali
Prof. Imran Ali, PhD; C Chem; FRSC, London (UK); Brand Ambassador of Bentham Science Publisher; is working as Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New Delhi, India. He has a high scientific profile and an excellent international reputation. His primary research goals are multidisciplinary in nature with the main emphasis on the simple and chiral separation of drugs, pharmaceuticals and xenobiotics in biological and environmental samples using chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. He is also working on the development of chiral and anticancer drugs. Additionally, his interest is also in water treatment by nanomaterials using adsorption and photodegradation techniques.
A.R. Baby School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo Sao Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of A.R. Baby
Professor Andre Rolim Baby received his PhD from School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao
Paulo, Brazil. He is currently working as Professor of the Pharmacy at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
University of Sao Paulo. He is an experienced researcher in the area of Cosmetic Science and have
experience of more than 18 years, involving undergraduate, graduate and research. He has published
more than 130 scientific articles in national and international journals. He was awarded an Honorable
Mention by the Capes Prize for Theses in 2008 for his thesis entitled "In vitro evaluation of the
cutaneous permeability of rutin in cosmetic emulsions". He held a postdoctoral fellow position at the
Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies at the CBIOS research center. He participates in
national and international congresses, including works awarded with international academic
partnership. He serves as coordinator of the Graduate Program in Drugs and Medicines and deputy head
of the Department of Pharmacy at FCF-USP. Prof Andre won 19 funded grants and all the funded
projects were completed in time. Prof. Andre has a long research experience in the area of
photoprotection and sunscreens non-sunscreens, nanotechnology applied in this class of preparations,
cutaneous antioxidant potential "ex vivo", safety and cosmetic efficacy related to sun protection and
other cosmetic attributes.
L. Casettari University of Urbino Carlo Bo Urbino Italy Biography
Biography of L. Casettari
Luca Casettari (LC) is an Associate Professor (CHIM/09) and Principal Investigator, heading his own group in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Urbino. LC possesses a medical specialization in Hospital Pharmacy and a PhD in Pharmaceutical and Chemistry Sciences. Moreover, he is co-founder of two spin-off “Pharma & Food Consulting” and "Prosopika". In 2013 LC was awarded with the European Braconnot Prize. Current research is focused on the development of novel strategies for drug delivery with the aim to facilitate and increase the absorption of drugs in various disease states, overcoming physiological barriers, and thus providing practical solutions for current healthcare problems.
G. El Maghraby University of Tanta Tanta Egypt Biography
Biography of G. El Maghraby
Professor El Maghraby obtained his PhD from University of Bradford, UK. He is currently professor and head of pharmaceutical technology at Faculty of Pharmacy, Tanta University. His research interests include new drug delivery systems for enhanced bioavailability after topical application to skin and the eye and after oral administration. His research interests also include crystalline structure modification for enhanced dissolution rate of drugs. He has published over 100 publications in ISI journals in addition to many book chapters. His publications are highly cited.
G.M. Gelfuso University of Brasília Brasília Brazil Biography
Biography of G.M. Gelfuso
Prof. Gelfuso is Associate Professor in the Department of
Pharmacy at the University of Brasilia (Brazil). He supervises
Master's and Doctoral students in the Postgraduate Program in
Pharmaceutical Sciences, which he currently coordinates.
Graduated in Pharmacy (2003), Master in Pharmaceutical
Sciences (2006), Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2009),
and Post-Doctorate in Biosciences by the University of Sao Paulo
(Brazil). Dr. Gelfuso’s researches focus on topical and transdermal drug delivery, iontophoresis,
development of nanostructured drug delivery systems based on natural active products, topical
drug delivery systems to target the hair follicles, and the assessment of drugs topical
J. Goscianska Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan Poznan Poland Biography
Biography of J. Goscianska
Dr. Joanna Goscianska is a professor at the Faculty of Chemistry of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (AMU). She received a number of prestigious awards, including MAXIMA CUM LAUDE, the distinction for the Aleksander Zamojski Award, the “Scholarship of the City of Poznań for young researchers”, “Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists of the Minister of Science and Higher Education”, team awards of the Rector of AMU for achievements in scientific, didactic and organizational work. In 2018 she became a laureate of the habilitation fellowship entitled: “LORÉAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE”. Her principal interest is focused on synthesis, modification and characterization of porous materials (e.g. metal oxides, ordered mesoporous silica and carbons).
C. Hano University of Orléans Orléans France Biography
Biography of C. Hano
Dr. Christophe Hano, who completed his PhD in 2005 in Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is now Associate Professor at the University of Orleans at Research INRAE Lab LBLGC USC1328 and a member of the Cosm'ACTIFS Research Group (CNRS GDR3711). His research career has focused on applied plant metabolism and plant biotechnology. His research focuses on the elucidation of biosynthetic mechanisms of plant natural products and their exploitation by metabolic engineering approaches.
K. Ita Touro University California Vallejo, CA USA Biography
Biography of K. Ita
Dr. Kevin Ita is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Touro University California, USA. He holds a PhD in Pharmaceutics. His area of expertise is transdermal drug delivery. Dr Ita has over 40 publications in this area and teaches Pharmaceutics to both first- and second year pharmacy students. He joined the University in 2006 as an Assistant Professor. Dr Ita was awarded an ICRETT Fellowship by the International Union Against Cancer (IUCC). As an ICRETT Fellow he carried out research at the Department of Chemical Engineering, La Laguna University, Tenerife, Spain.
A.K. Jain Axcella Health Cambridge, MA USA
C.C.A. Juliano University of Sassari Sassari Italy Biography
Biography of C.C.A. Juliano
Dr. Claudia Clelia Juliano currently works at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Sassari. Claudia does research in Medicinal Chemistry. Her most recent publication is 'Cosmetic Functional Ingredients from Botanical Sources for Anti-Pollution Skincare Products'.
B. Kaczmarek Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun Poland
H. Kumari University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of H. Kumari
Dr. Harshita Kumari is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Cincinnati. Dr. Kumari’s work in the area of solution chemistry of supramolecular complexes is widely recognized. Her current research focuses on integrating principles of modern biophysics into material and formulation science towards the development of novel skin care, oral care and hair care products. Her research projects focus on understanding mechanisms of delivery and deposition of actives onto the skin/hair and elucidating the parameters to control them. In addition, her research focuses on developing methods to construct novel nonmetric delivery vehicles, based on the principles of self- assembly and molecular recognition. Her work is published in several peer reviewed journals.
L. B. Lopes University of São Paulo São Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of L. B. Lopes
Luciana B. Lopes received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo-Brazil, which included a research-training period at Arizona State University (USA). Following a post-doctoral training at Arizona State University, she served as Assistant Professor at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Albany, NY, USA). Currently, she is Associate Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences-University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her scientific interests involve the design and biological evaluation of multifunctional nanocarriers for cutaneous and mammary tissue targeting for treatment/prevention of inflammatory and neoplastic disorders, and promotion of wound healing.
E. MG Barbuzzi PETTENON COSMETICS S.p.A. San Martino di Lupari Italy Biography
Biography of E. MG Barbuzzi
Elena Barbuzzi is the head of R&D and Innovation group in Agf88 Holding, professional hair and Skin care Italian Company. She is directly responsible of product development and Innovation, leading the R&D team end to end: from product idea to scale up.
Elena has over 20 years of experience on FMCG with a global Research and Development background; she has a PhD in chemistry and started her career from Emory University, US. Since the beginning, she had a great interest on sustainability; in fact, the result of her research received the Green Chemistry Award in late 90.
Since then the sustainability factor has been the fil rouge of Elena’s research career.
P. Morganti University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” Caserta Italy Biography
Biography of P. Morganti
Pierfrancesco Morganti is a scientist of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Morganti is a founder, Chief Executive and Scientific Director of MAVI since its founding in 1980. He is also the founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Cosmetology (official organ of ISCD, International Society of Cosmetic Dermatology) since 1983 and the father of use of nanotechnology in cosmetics production. Since 2003, he is the Professor of Applied Cosmetic Dermatology, II Univ. of Naples and Univ. of Pavia and from 2005 he is a visiting Professor of China Medical University Shenyang. He is active in Cosmetic research since 1963 and is the 1996 - winner of “Elegance Cosmetic Engineering Innovation Award.
K. Pathak Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences Saifai India
P. Savoia Università del Piemonte Orientale Novara Italy Biography
Biography of P. Savoia
Dr. Paola Saovia is a head of SCDU Dermatology, AOU Maggiore della Carità, Novara, Italy and Associate Professor in Dermatology at the University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy. She holds the Master Degree in Medicine and Surgery (1990) and the Specialization in Dermatology and Venereology (1994) at the University of Turin, Italy. Her main fields of interest are represented by pathogenesis, diagnosis and innovative therapeutic approaches of skin cancer. Her research is collected in 135 scientific publications in international journals with impact factor (H-index 27) and over 200 scientific reports presented at national and international congresses. Her clinical activity includes diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for patients with cutaneous melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers and primary cutaneous lymphoma. She is principal or sub-investigator in several clinical trials according to ICH/GCP principles and member of the Clinical Trial Centre Board – AOU Maggiore della Carità.
S.S. Sevgili Istanbul University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of S.S. Sevgili
Selin Şahin, Dr., completed her Ph.D. at Istanbul University. She has an experience
as a Guest Researcher with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
She is associate professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering. She has an
academic experience in chemical engineering with special interests in novel
separation methods, recovery of natural products, removal of pollutants in
wastewater, purification, food additives, lipid oxidation, optimization, and statistics
with 84 international scientific papers published in reputed journals with over 1200
citations (h-index 20) and participating to national/international congrees with
more than 50 presentations.
E.G. Solis University of Madrid Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of E.G. Solis
Eduardo Guzmán was born in 1981 in Madrid (Spain) and is currently Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM), Spain. The research activity of Professor Guzmán is currently focused on the understanding the behaviour of complex fluids and their potential application, as model systems for the study of physico-chemical of biological or industrial relevance, and as platforms for the encapsulation of active ingredients with interest in cosmetics, pest control or food technology. He is currently co-author of more than 75 publications in Journal indexed in JCR (h index 26 and more than 1750 citations).
X. Vecino Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) Barcelona Spain Biography
Biography of X. Vecino
Xanel Vecino has a PhD in Chemical Engineering (University of Vigo, 2014) and she is a postdoc researcher at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Her research is based on the biotechnological production, extraction, characterization and applications (including cosmetic, environmental and food) of biosurfactants from renewable agro-industrial residues. Currently, her lines of research have been focused on the development of integral processes using adsorption and membrane technologies for resource recovery from agro-industrial streams. The results of these research works have been published in more than 50 papers, 4 patents, 1 book, 7 book chapters, 11 conference papers, and she has presented over 110 works to national and international conferences (10/04/20). She is a regular evaluator of research articles, research projects in competitive calls and Guest Editor of several journals from MDPI.
R.A. Wahab Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor Bahru Malaysia Biography
Biography of R.A. Wahab
Dr Roswanira Abdul Wahab has research interest largely in the area of nanoparticles and green nanomaterials technology, with emphasis on the advancement of functional green nanomaterials for a variety of applications, in particular for controlled delivery and activation of bioactive proteins. Her nanoparticle research encompasses the development of different types of nanoemulsions containing naturally extracted plant bioactive compounds, i.e. anti-oxidants. Her current research also explores the deconstruction of agricultural biomass for re-engineering into ‘environmentally-friendly’ functional nanomaterials for activation and stabilization of bioactive components.
M. Yar COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Yar
Dr Muhammad Yar is serving as Associate Professor for Interdisciplinary Research Center in Biomedical Materials, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus. Prior to that, Dr Muhammad Yar worked as Assistant Professor of Synthetic Chemistry for Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore. Before joining GCU, he worked as Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Yar work is centered on tissue engineered skin for full thickness burn patients and Smart anti-bacterial wound dressings. He has number of patents to his credit and have authored more than 60 articles in high quality journals.
A.M. Yousaf COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore Pakistan Biography
Biography of A.M. Yousaf
Dr. Abid Mehmood Yousaf is an Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmacy. He has obtained his Pharm-D from University of the Punjab. His research encompasses optimization, formation and in vivo & in vitro characterization of various materials and drug delivery systems such as solid dispersions, microcapsules, microspheres, nanoparticulated systems, inclusion compounds, SNEDDS & SMEDDS, hydrocolloid wound dressings, creams, microemulsions, gels, microsponges, mucoadhesive tablets, sustained release systems and other polymeric composite systems. Dr. Abid Mehmood Yousaf has numerous publications in various peer-reviewed SCI journals of pharmacy. He owns a Korean patent as well. He has presented his research work at several international conferences abroad. He is an HEC approved PhD supervisor.
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M. Ahmed Renacon Pharma Ltd. Lahore Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Ahmed
Dr Mahmood Ahmed received his M.Sc. (2003), M.Phil. (2013) and PhD (2018) degrees in Chemistry from
Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan. Currently he is working in Renacon
Pharma Limited as Head Quality Operations and R & D. During his doctoral studies, he synthesized
curcumin analogs and studied their various biological activities including antimicrobial and enzymatic
inhibition. His research interest involve synthesis of novel drug analogs and tested them for various
pharmacological properties against different phenotypes of various disease models. From analytical chemistry
point of view, current research focuses on development and validation of method for analysis of foods and
pharmaceutics. In addition, he taught theoretical and practical analytical chemistry to undergraduate and
postgraduate students as visiting faculty member in University of Education, Lahore. His ongoing voluntarily
mandate as a scientist, now supervising many postgraduate and PhD students to complete their research.
Recently, He and his team optimized HPLC methods for stability indicating assays for the analysis of drugs in
real samples of different dosage forms, urine and plasma samples. His research has resulted in the publication of 76 peer‐reviewed articles over 369 citations and h index = 11 and also he has reviewed 162 research articles for 32 international journals.
J. Arct Academy of Cosmetics and Health Care Warsaw Poland Biography
Biography of J. Arct
Dr. Jacek received his PhD degree from the Warsaw University of Technology in 1972. He is a specialist in organic technology. After completion of his PhD, Dr. Jacek completed three postdoctoral fellowships from: Institute of Organic Chemistry of the USSR, Irkutsk, (1973-4), University of Oslo, (1981-2), Ruhr University (1988-9). He is the scientific consultant for many cosmetic companies, including Henkel Poland. He serves as the Rector of The Academy of Cosmetic and Health Care in Warsaw (Medical School MSC). He was Editor-in-Chief of 2 magazines on cosmetic issues and now sits on the editorial boards of various journals. He is the author of 6 books, 12 patents and several hundred publications and delivered many conference speeches related to cosmetology.
J. Escobar-Chavez University of Mexico Mexico City Mexico Biography
Biography of J. Escobar-Chavez
Dr. Escobar-Chávez (Doctor of Chemical Sciences, University of Mexico, Mexico) is a professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy; University of Mexico. His research interests are in the Topical and Transdermal delivery of drugs and include the use of the tape stripping technique to quantify the pass of drugs, the use of TEWL and ATR/FTIR to show the changes of skin as a result of the use of chemical enhancers, the use of physical enhancers as solid and polymeric biodegradable microneedles iontophoresis, sonophoresis and electroporation in the administration of transdermal drugs. Development and characterization of mucosal and ocular delivery systems and application of nanotechnology in transdermal drug delivery are others major research interests.
M.U. Ghori University of Huddersfield Huddersfield UK Biography
Biography of M.U. Ghori
Dr Ghori has gained his PhD from University of Huddersfield, UK and he is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow and Admission Tutor (Pharmacy). His research focused on the design, development and characterization of new materials, instruments and technologies coupling with pharmaceutical manufacturing methods using digital processing and imaging to improve the design and fabrication of medicines and devices.
H.A. Hadi International Islamic University Kuantan Malaysia Biography
Biography of H.A. Hadi
Dr. Hazrina was awarded a BPharm (Hons) in Pharmacy from the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) in 2007. Dr. Hazrina has received several research grants from the Ministry of Education, Malaysia to work on topical/transdermal pharmaceutical formulations as well as natural cosmetic formulations. Dr. Hazrina has served as Head of Regulatory Affairs of iKOP Sdn Bhd, (a pharmaceutical manufacturing pilot plant, a subsidiary of IIUM Holdings Sdn. Bhd. from April 2014 to June 2017. She also has served the Deputy Dean of Postgraduate & Research in her faculty from January 2017 to December 2017. Currently, she is the Head of Department for Research and Development at IKOP Sdn. Bhd.
M.A. Hamid Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor Bahru Malaysia Biography
Biography of M.A. Hamid
Dr Mariani Abdul Hamid is currently a Senior Lecturer at School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She served as principal investigator (PI) and co-PI on several grants funded by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia. She has published widely in the field, with over 20 publications in peer reviewed international journals and book chapters. She is also currently the Managing Director for Biopro Cosmeceutical Sdn. Bhd. Company.
T. Hussain COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore Pakistan Biography
Biography of T. Hussain
Dr. Talib earned PhD in Pharmaceutical Science from University of Huddersfield. He is currently an assistant professor of Pharmaceutics at COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, Pakistan. He has an extensive experience of material characterization that are routinely used for Pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. He has a particular interest in surfactant chemistry and their interactions with drugs. He has published over 35 articles in various internationally recognized journals.
T. Mahmood SAHARA College of Pharmacy Narowal Pakistan Biography
Biography of T. Mahmood
Dr. Tariq Mahmood is currently working as Principal / Associate Professor, SAHRA College of Pharmacy, Narowal, Pakistan. He received his M.Phil and PhD from The Islamia University of Bahawalpur in 2010 and 2013, respectively. His research interests include aging, trans-dermal drugs, cosmetics (safety, efficacy and quality control), cosmeceuticals, multiple emulsions and nanoemulsions. Dr. Tariq has published over 50 research articles on cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals Sciences. He is currently reviewer / editorial board member of more than ten international journals including but not limited to Cosmetics, Health Sciences, Natural Products and Clinical research Journals. In 2013, Dr. Tariq was nominated and short listed for the Lush Prize award held in UK, based on his Ph.D. research. In “Young Researcher Award” category, Dr. Tariq was short listed from all over the Asia. He is HEC approved PhD supervisor and has supervised more than 15 postgraduate students
H.M. Wahedi National University of Medical Sciences Rawalpindi Pakistan Biography
Biography of H.M. Wahedi
Dr. Wahedi is a focused and highly motivated research scientist with 10 years of research and teaching experience in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and related fields. My current research focuses on the involvement of Sirt family proteins in cutaneous wound healing and skin regeneration. Additionally, it focuses on the possible interaction of Sirtuins with other proteins as well as potential natural and synthetic Sirtuin regulators that can ameliorate the process of wound healing and induce rejuvenation and regeneration in the skin cells.
L.J. Waters University of Huddersfield Huddersfield United Kingdom Biography
Biography of L.J. Waters
Prof Laura is Professor of Pharmaceutical Analysis within the School of Applied Sciences. Laura is heavily involved in the Royal Society of Chemistry. She is also part of an APS focus group, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a National Public Engagement Ambassador (NCCPE) and a STEM ambassador. Professor Laura has an active research group investigating phenomena at the interface of chemistry and pharmaceutics, developing analytical techniques, characterizing chemical interactions and enhancing formulations, all funded through external sources. She is also an Associate Member of Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention at the University of Huddersfield, UK.