Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani

Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani
Current Position Vice ChairDepartment of Biological and Biomedical Sciences The Aga Khan University Medical College Karachi Phone No. (021) 3486 4571
Born in , Pakistan in 04/04/1955 Year Elected 2002
Email anwar.gilani@aku.edu
Education
University of Agriculture Faisalabad BSc (Hons) 1976 MSc (Hon) 1978University of Sydney Australia PhD 1985
Positions Held
Distinguished National Professor Higher Education Commission 2004-datePakistan Academy of Medical Sciences Secretary General 1999-2002Scientific Secretary 2002-2009 International Foundation for ScienceSweden Scientific Advisor 2000-date World Health Organization GenevaAdvisor on Essential Medicine 2006-2010 The Aga Khan UniversityKarachi Chairman Board of Graduate Studies 2008-2009 Vice Chair Researchand Graduate Studies 2008-date Director PhD Program in HealthSciences 2008-date Professor of Pharmacology 1997-dateAssociate Professor1992-97 Assistant Professor 1988-92 Senior Instructor 1986-88Lecturer Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan 1979-86
Awards
Merit scholarship from primary school to PhD Boehringer InternationalResearch Award-1988 (Germany) National Book Foundation ResearchAwards Ministry of Education 1991 and 1994 Salam Prize in Biology TheAcademy of Sciences for Developing World (TWAS) 1992 Ibn-Al-HayathamPrize in Biological Sciences 1995 Outstanding Teacher Award by the AgaKhan University 1996 Aga Hassan Abedi Gold Medal in Medical Sciencesby Pakistan Academy of Sciences 1999 Presidents Award for Pride ofPerformance 2000 Dr Israr-ul-Haq Award Alumni Association of the Universityof Agriculture Faisalabad Sitara-i-Imtiaz by President of Pakistan2004 Professorship Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences 2004 Life-Time Academic Achievement Award by Higher Education CommissionGovernment of Pakistan 2011
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow IbnSina Academyof Medieval Medicine and Sciences Member Editorial Boards Journal ofEthnopharmacology (Elsevier Science) Phytotherapy ResearchPharmacognosy Reviews The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal TheOpen Complementary Medicine Journal Evidence Based Complementaryand Alternative Medicine Pakistan Journal of Medical Research SouthernMedical Reviews World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology andTherapeutics The Natural Products Journal Board Member InternationalSociety of Ethnopharmacology Member Drug Registration BoardMinistry of Health 1999-2002 WHO Advisor on Traditional Medicine andEssential Medicine Member British Pharmacological Society BiochemicalSociety (London) World Innovation Foundation International Society forMedicinal Plant Research (Germany) International Society of Pharmacoeconomicsand Outcome Research (Founding President Pakistan Chapter)Pakistan Hypertension League International Pharmaceutical Federation
Research Area
Natural Products Pharmacology with special interest on Medicinal Valueof Food and Dietary Supplements (antihypertensive antidyslipidemichepatoprotective antiinflammatory antiurolithic antiasthmatic cardiotoniclaxative antidiarrhoeal prokinetics antioxidant and anti-Alzheimers disease)and Lead Detoxifying Potential of Vitamin C
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