University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of Pharmacy

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Mohammed Tahir Ansari

Associate Professor,



Dr Mohammed Tahir Ansari is presently working as an Associate Professor at School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham Malaysia. He has worked with various reputed national and international institute like NIPER (India), Amity University Uttar Pradesh (India) and Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (Malaysia). Dr. Tahir is a Pharmacist and his research area focuses on enhancing bioavailability of drugs. This specifically involves inclusion complexes, nanosization, liposomal drug delivery system. He is also involved in conducting public health survey studies on vaccination and immunization. He is also working in reducing the toxicity of cyclodextrin by enhancing the complexation efficiency of cyclodextrin to make the drug inclusion complexes more compatible. At present He is working on curcumin and resveratrol to improve its pharmacological effects for lung cancer treatments

Expertise Summary

  • Formulation and evaluation of nano-liposomal creams
  • Bio availability enhancement of pharmaceuticals by complexation techniques
  • Application of multivariate analysis techniques in analytical method development & quality by design concept in design and development of pharmaceutical formulations
  • Design and development of nano particulate and nano liposomal drug delivery systems
  • Formulation of rectal drug delivery system

Teaching Summary

Advanced Drug Delivery (PHAR3013 UNMC)

Bacterial and Fungal Infections (PHAR1012 UNMC)

Biopharmaceutics (PHAR2013 UNMC)

Cardiovascular (PHAR2018 UNMC)

GI and Liver Disorders (PHAR2016 UNMC)

Laboratory Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences 1 (PHAR1022 UNMC)

Laboratory Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2 (PHAR2012 UNMC)

Pain (PHAR2021 UNMC)

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Project (PHAR3015 UNMC)

Pharmaceutics 1: Physicochemical Science and Medicines Design (PHAR1007 UNMC)

Pharmaceutics 2 : Pharmaceutical Technology (PHAR2011 UNMC)

Research Projects

Sexual Health and Pregnancy (PHAR2020 UNMC)

Research Summary

1. Fundamental Research Grants Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia 2021


"Understanding the opinion of Malaysian parents towards vaccination and predicting the opinion for early intervention for increased immunization"

2. Fundamental Research Grants Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia 2020


"Embelin-Poloxamer conjugate as a synergistic combination for neurodegenerative diseases"

3. Pump Prime Grant, University of Nottingham Malaysia, 2020

Formulation and evaluation of nanoparticulate drug delivery system for resveratrol with an aim to increase its biovailability and therepeutic applications.

4. Network for Equity through Digital Health (NEED), Monash University Australia.

Development of automated epileptic seizure detection & drug based prevention device

Selected Publications

Past Research

1. Research Grant Scheme and Innovation (SGPIM), MARA, Malaysia

An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants of sarawak regions of malaysia with a study of their possible antibacterial and antioxidant activities followed by green synthesis of silver nanoparticles.

2. Centre of Research Institute, Universiti Kuala Lumpur

The use of local natural substances in the prevention of peritoneal adhesions in mice model.

3. Centre of Research Institute, Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Formulation and evaluation of nanoliposamal anti-ageing cream containing lycopene

4. Centre of Research Institute, Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Anti-snake venom screening of malaysian plants by Invitro techniques

5. Centre of Research Institute, Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Study of nanosilver from Aspergillus species as an affective nanomedicine against clinically resistant bacteria.

6. Centre of Research Institute, Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Pharmacognostical studies of few important medicinal plants

School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Selangor Darul Ehsan

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