Pharmacology & Toxicology

  1. Studying the effect of plant derived and chemical compounds on gastric cancers using in vivo and in vitro approaches
  2. Studying the effect of herbal based and chemical compounds on animal models of inflammation such as colitis, liver and kidney failure
  3. Drug delivery by means of advanced technologies
  4. Preparing and evaluation of molecular imprinted polymers (MIP) as artificial receptors for drug targeting
  5. Studying the mechanism and effect of compounds on pigmentation
  6. Studying the effect of herbal products and chemical compounds on autoimmune diseases
  7. Cellular and molecular toxicology with specific consideration of  mechanism of oxidative stress, inflammation and apoptosis
  8. Toxicology of drugs and other chemicals with specific attention on drugs with application in  chronic disease, nanoparticles and pollutants (heavy metals, insecticides and xenoestrogens)
  9. Studying the acute and chronic toxicity of chemicals (considering the incidence, diagnosis and control)

 

Pharmaceutics

  1. Preparation of micro or nanoparticulate drug delivery systems
  2. Preparation of polymeric drug delivery systems
  3. Physicochemical control of drugs and dosage forms
  4. Instrumental analysis of drugs and dosage forms
  5. Protein and nucleic acid delivery systems

 

Pharmacognosy & Biotechnology

  1. Evaluation of cellular signaling pathways in cancer treatment
  2. Production of peptides, peptidomimetics, nucleic acids, and therapeutic proteins with biotech processes
  3. Production of monoclonal antibodies for direct use in the treatment of diseases and for targeted therapy
  4. Application of mammalian cells in mass production of biopharmaceuticals
  5. Application of microbes, yeast and phage display in pharmaceutical production

 

Medicinal Chemistry

  1. Synthesis and structural elucidation of new heterocyclic compounds for the evaluation of the anti-cancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antivirus, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant activities and effects on CNS diseases
  2. Virtual/in vitro screening of organic synthetic and natural compounds with the aim of discovering anti-cancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antivirus, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant drugs and also effective drugs on CNS diseases
  3. Qualitative and quantitative structure activity studies and their application in design and optimization of anti-cancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antivirus, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant drugs and also effective drugs on CNS diseases
  4. Application of molecular bioinformatics for target characterization and validation in rational design of anti-cancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antivirus, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant drugs and also effective drugs on CNS