Admissions in progress for all programs. Limited seats available. Apply online now All Programs are accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE. RAK College of Medical Sciences is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools(WDOMS)

Dr. Adil Farooq Wali

Assistant Professor



Follow on

Educational Qualification:
  • Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), University of Kashmir, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. (2016).
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kashmir, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. (2012).
  • B.Pharm from Govt. College of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, Punjab Technical University, India, (2007).
Professional Career:
  • Worked as Research Associate-I in Analytical Research and Development (ARD). Ind-Swift Labs Ltd. (R&D Centre), Mohali, India. (2007-2009).
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements:
  • Publications
    1. Research: 25
    2. Review: 02
  • Book/ Chapter: 03
  • Awards: 05
  • Conferences: 22
  • Projects:  Major: 01, Minor: 05
Articles (Selected):
  1. Adil Farooq Wali*, Houda Ahmed Abou Alchamat, Huda Khaled Hariri, Bushra Khaled Hariri, Godfred A. Menezes. Antioxidant, antimicrobial, antidiabetic and cytotoxic activity of Crocus sativus L petals. Applied Sciences, 2020. Impact Factor: 2.21
  2. Adil Farooq Wali*, Jayachithra, Yusra Al Dhaheri, Omer Abdulraheem Sarheed, Salma Jabnoun, Maryam Razm Poor. Crocus sativus L. Extract Containing Polyphenols Modulates Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Response against Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs-Induced Liver Injury. Plants, 9, 2 167, 1-14, 2020. Impact Factor: 2.62
  3. Adil F Wali, Sabiya Majid, Shabhat Rasool, Samar B Shehada, Shahad K Abdulkareem, Aieman Firdous, Saba Beigh, Sheeba Shakeel, Saima Mushtaq, Imra Akbar, Muneeb U Rehman.  Natural Products Against Cancer: Review on Phytochemicals from Marine Sources in Preventing Cancer. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 27, 6, 767-777, 2019.Impact Factor: 3.11
  4. Adil Farooq Wali, Ahlam Mushtaq, Muneeb U Rahman, Mubashir Masoodi. Amelioration of Rifampicin and Isoniazid induced Liver Oxidative damage and Inflammation Response by Propolis extracts in rodent model. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 9:1, 57-66, 2019.
  5. Rehman MU, Wali AF, Ahmad A, Shakeel S, Rasool S, Ali R, Rashid SM, Madkhali H, Ganaie MA, Khan R. Neuroprotective Strategies for Neurological Disorders by Natural Products: An update. Current Neuropharmacology. 17. 1-10, 2018. Impact Factor: 4.06
Conferences (Selected):
  • Oral presentation in professional category at “The 5th International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences” from 26th to 28th April, 2019 at Cappadocia - TURKEY.
  • Secure 8th best poster in quality of work category at Dubai International Pharmaceutical & technologies Conference & Exhibition from 27th Feb – 1st March, 2018 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, Dubai UAE.
Area of research:
  • My research interests include isolation and structure elucidation of biologically active natural products from both higher plants and marine especially alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids, triterpenes, and volatile oils. 
  • Optimization of large scale extraction and isolation of natural products of commercial value. This includes the search of active components from plants used in folk medicine to understand validity of centuries old use of Herbal Medicine which possess antimicrobial, hepatoprotective, anti-cancer, antidiabetic properties. 
  • Chemical fingerprinting using metabolomics or metabolic profiling by HPLC, GC, and LC/MS, and NMR in medicinal plant products.  
  • Application of green technology to the production of natural product extracts using natural deep eutectic solvents, ionic liquids, deep eutectic solvents and supercritical fluids.
Profile URLs: