Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Prof. Dr. Hamid Saeed

Prof. Dr. Hamid Saeed
Prof. Dr. Hamid Saeed graduated with B. Pharm from faculty of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab in 1999, following trainings at Fazal Din Pharma plus, SERVIER Research Pharmaceuticals and Clinix Plus as a retail pharmacist and marketing officer, respectively. Later, he went on to study MPhil and PhD from University of the Punjab and University of the Southern Denmark, respectively, in the field of Stem cell technology. He subsequently joined as assistant professor at University College of Pharmacy in 2011 but left to pursue the postdoctoral research at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Sprott Center for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa, Canada, but later moved to School of Medicine, Stanford University on a competitive Postdoctoral fellowship to work on parathyroid hormone regulation via Gs alpha signaling and its role in calcium homeostasis, where he stayed almost a year before moving back to University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab in 2013 as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics. While being a frequent speaker in the field, he has published more than 60 full length articles in indexed, peer-reviewed journals. His scholarly work appeared in JBMR, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, Journal of Biomedical Science,  Neurobiology of Aging, Biogerontology, Current Osteoporosis Reports, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Nature Scientific Reports, PlosONE, BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, BMC Health Services Research, Pharmaceutics, BMC Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, Drug Metabolism and Disposition, BMC Women’s Health, Public Health, Journal of Nano-materials, Journal of Infection and Public Health, Expert Review in Anti-infective Therapy and BMJ Open.  He also won New Investigator and Allied Health Professional cash awards from European Calcified and Tissue Society, UK in 2010 and 2014, respectively. Recently, he registered two clinical trials on the role of pharmacist in primary and tertiary health care to improve patient outcomes. He is also a recipient of 4.2 million PKR research grant under NRPU from HEC, Pakistan to study the clinical biomarkers of breast cancer resistance for early diagnosis and for optimal therapy selection. Currently he is working as Professor of Pharmaceutics, University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan and run his own research lab, Stem Cell and Nano-medicine Laboratory, to pursue research themes; re-purposing of drugs, identification of clinical biomarkers of improved diagnostic value, medicine prices, clinical and social pharmacy aspects of a Pakistani society.
Designation:- Professor