Dr. Abdul Jabbar Shah (Group Leader)

Designation: Professor
Email: jabbarshah@cuiatd.edu.pk
Phone No. : (0992) 383591-5
Role: Faculty
Research Interests:

Role of calcium activated cardiac potassium channels (BKCa) in regulation of coronary vascular tone. Natural product pharmacology. Career is devoted to establish front-line research facilities for drug discovery and development.

Academics/ Degrees

  • Postdoc, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA, 2012
  • PhD,  Karachi University/Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 2008
  • M.Phil, Karachi University/Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 2005
  • B.Pharma, Karachi University, Karachi Pakistan, 1999

Profile/Bio

PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • June 2008 to continued: Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan
  • Mar 2005 to May 2008: Research Officer, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College Karachi, Pakistan
  • July 2001 to Feb. 2005: Research associate, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College Karachi, Pakistan
  • April 2000 to Feb 2001: Officer Production, Barrett Hodgson Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi, Pakistan
  • Dec. 1999 to Mar. 2000: Production Pharmacist, Pharmatec Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi, Pakistan
  • June 1999 to Nov. 1999: Trainee Pharmacist, Barrett Hodgson Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi, Pakistan

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Awards/ Appreciations

  • Productive Scientist for the year 2011-2012 in category “E” with cash award of 75,000 (PKRs) - Ministry of Science and Technology Government of Pakistan
  • Awarded Higher Education Commission (HEC) scholarship for Postdoc in the area of cardiovascular pharmacology; Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA, December 2010 to December 2011
  • Approved Research Supervisor for Ph.D. Thesis from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • External Evaluator for ICT R&D projects, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
  • Member of National Testing Service (NTS) for preparation and reviewing questions bank of Pharmacology, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
  • M.Phil work; selected in top 25 hottest articles by Science Direct in 2005.
  • 2nd prize won for the abstract presented in Second Annual Symposium on Changing Priorities-Journey from Curative to Preventive Medicine, December 26-28, 2005, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Selection of the Abstract of the Paper titled "Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of Azadirachta indica (Neem) in gastrointestinal and cardiovascular disorders" among the top ten abstracts presented in Leiden International Medical Student Conference "Key to the future”, Netherlands, 2007