Dr. Faisal Gulzar

Academic Position:

Associate Professor/ Chairperson

Teaching Interests:


Fields of Research (FoR):

Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Breast Cancer, Epidemiology, Mutagenicity, Antimutagenicity


Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Breast Cancer, Cancer Biology

Contact Details:

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Student Advising Schedule:

Monday-Friday (3pm-5 pm)


Dr. Faisal Gulzar has been with UChenab since July 2023, where he has contributed significantly to the academic arena. During his tenure, he has taught Pharmacology & Therapeutics to 3rd semester Pharm D students and Research Methodology & Special Problems to M.Phil. first semester students. Before joining UChenab, Dr. Gulzar held the position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Lahore, Lahore. During his tenure, he imparted knowledge across various subjects to Pharm D, M.Phil., and Ph.D. students. Specifically, he taught Pharmacology & Therapeutics (I-IV), Clinical Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Physiology, Pathology, and Anatomy to Pharm D students. Additionally, he instructed M.Phil. students in Advanced Pharmacology and Research Methodology & Special Problems, while delivering Advanced Pharmacology and Antineoplastic Drugs courses to Ph.D. students. Dr. Gulzar obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Sargodha in 2021, which was awarded under the Indigenous Fellowship Batch II sponsored by HEC, Pakistan. His research focuses on evaluating risk factors for the occurrence of breast cancer in Pakistani women, through collaborations with the University of Sargodha, PINUM Hospital Faisalabad, and the National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad. He also participated in an IRSIP fellowship (10 months) funded by HEC, Pakistan, in 2015, at the Institute Bergonie, INSERM U916, Bordeaux, France. He holds an M.Phil. degree obtained in 2012 with distinction and a Pharm D degree earned in 2008 from the University of Sargodha. Furthermore, Dr. Gulzar possesses extensive experience in conducting independent research and thriving in collaborative environments. He serves as a reviewer for both national and international journals, including the Journal of Cancer Policy, BMC Women’s Health, Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, ecancermedicalscience, Natural Product, and Current in Pharmaceutical Research


Sr.No Degree Board/University Year of passing
1. Ph.D. Pharmacology University of Sargodha, Sargodha 2021
2. M.Phil. (Pharmacology) University of Sargodha, Sargodha 2012
3. Pharm-D University of Sargodha, Sargodha 2008
4. HSSC (Pre-Medical) BISE, Sargodha 2003
5. SSC BISE, Sargodha 2000


S. No Department Designation Duty From To
Department of Pharmacy, The University of Chenab, Gujrat. Associate Professor Teaching and administration 02-02-2024 Till date
2. Department of Pharmacy, The University of Chenab, Gujrat. Assistant Professor Teaching 03-07-2023 01-02-2024
3. Department of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Lahore Assistant Professor Teaching and Research 02-05-2017 02-07-2023
4. PhD. Researcher Researcher Research 01-7-2012 30-6-2016
5. Researcher Research Assistant Teaching and Research 02-03-2009 31-3-2013


  S #   Year   Name of the Author / Authors   Title of Paper Complete name of the journal & address Impact   factor DOI
1.                  2023 Ali Q, Zahid S, Malik A, Waqar S, Zahid F, Tariq N, Khawaja AI, Safir W, Gulzar F, Iqbal J Countenance, and implication of β-sitosterol, β-amyrin and epiafzelechin in nickel exposed rat: in-silico and in-vivo approach. Scientific reports 4.6 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-48772-4
2.                  2023 Zubair HM, Khan MA, Gulzar F, Alkholief M, Malik A, Akhtar S, Sharif A, Akhtar MF, Abbas M Patient perspectives and side-effects experience on chemotherapy of non-small cell lung cancer: A qualitative study Cancer management and research 3.602 https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S396751
3.                  2023 Shehzad A, Saleem U, Gulzar F, Ahmed FN, Answer R, Shahad M, Kousar S, Zahid, F, Zahid S. P Preclinical sub-acute oral toxicity study for anti-inflammatory evaluation of methanol extract of Cucurbita pepo L. seeds. Biological and Clinical Science Research Journal https://doi.org/10.54112/bcsrj.v2023i1.610
4.                  2023 Zahid S, Zahid F, Gulzar F, Ali Q, Zahid A, Malik 3-D bioprinted nanobiomaterials: A cutting edge in tissue engineering and tumor therapy. Systematic reviews in pharmacy https://doi.org1031439
5.                  2023 Zahid S, Zahid F, Gulzar F, Ali Q, Zahid A, Malik A Telomere shortening as biological hallmark of cellular senescence and longevity an update Systematic reviews in pharmacy https://doi.org/1031549
6.                  2019 Gulzar F*, Akhtar MS, Sadiq R, Bashir S, Jamil S, Baig SM. Identifying the reasons for delayed presentation of Pakistani breast cancer patients at a tertiary care hospital Cancer management and research 3.989 https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S180388
7.                  2018 Zaman M, Qureshi S, Sultana K, Hanif M, Mahmood A, Shaheryar ZA, Gulzar F, Barkat K, Abdel-Daim MM Application of quasi-emulsification and modified double emulsification techniques for formulation of tacrolimus microsponges International journal of nanomedicine 6.4 https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S166413
8.                  2017 Mumtaz A, Ashfaq UA, ul Qamar MT, Anwar F, Gulzar F, Ali MA, Saari N, Pervez MT. M MPD3: a useful medicinal plants database for drug designing. Natural product research 2.861 https://doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2016.1233409
9.                  2013 Akhtar MS, Asjad HM, Bashir S, Malik A, Khalid R, Gulzar F, Irshad N. Evaluation of antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of khamira Gaozaban Ambri Jadwar Ood Saleeb Wala (KGA). Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology 0.930 https://doi.org/10.3329/bjp.v8i1.13183
10.               2013 Asjad HM, Akhtar MS, Bashir S, Din B, Gulzar F, Khalid R, Asad M. Phenol, flavonoid contents, and antioxidant activity of six common citrus plants in Pakistan. Journal of pharmaceutical and cosmetic sciences http://doi.org/10.1050/JPCS/2013
11.               2012 Asjad HM, Akhtar MS, Asad M, Din B, Gulzar F, ul Hassnain F In vitro antioxidant activity of Habbe Sara [unani medicine] prescribed for febrile convulsions. Journal of pharmacy and alternative medicine http://doi.org/10.1047/JPAM.2012