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Dr. Adil Farooq Wali

Assistant Professor



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Educational Qualification
  • University of Kashmir, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), 2016. The equivalence of my doctoral degree (P.hd) has been approved by the Ministry of Education, UAE.
  • University of Kashmir, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Secured 1st Rank in the University), 2012.
  • Govt. College of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Jalandhar, India. B.Pharm. (Secured 1st Division), 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/ Interests/Publications/Awards
Research: 33
Review: 05
Book/ Chapter: 12
Awards: 05
Conference Presentations: 22

(Selected publications) 

  • Firdaus Kausar, Muzafar Ahmad Rather, Showkeen Muzamil Bashir, Rana M. Alsaffar, Showkat ul Nabi, Sofi Imtiyaz Ali, Pankaj Goswami, Ansar Ahmad, Summya Rashid,  Adil Farooq Wali*. Ameliorative effects of Cuscuta reflexa and Peucedanum grande on letrozole induced polycystic ovary syndrome in Wistar rats. Redox Report 2021, 26:1, 94-104. Impact Factor: 4.41
  • Summya Rashid, Adil Farooq Wali*, Shahzada Mudasir Rashid, Rana M. Alsaffar, Ajaz Ahmad, Basit L. Jan, Bilal Ahamad Paray, Saeed M. A. Alqahtani , Azher Arafah and Muneeb U. Rehman *.Zingerone Targets Status Epilepticus by Blocking Hippocampal Neurodegeneration via Regulation of Redox Imbalance, Inflammation, and Apoptosis. Pharmaceuticals 2021, 14, 146. Impact Factor: 5.86
  • 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
  • Satyanarayanaraju Sagi, Bharathi Avula, Mubashir H Masoodi, Ji-Yeong Bae, Adil F Wali, Ikhlas A Khan. Identification and quantification of phenolic compounds from northern Indian propolis extracts and dietary supplements using high performance thin layer chromatography and ultra-high performance liquid chromatography-diode array detector-quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometry.  Journal of AOAC international, 103(5), 1378-1393, 2020.Impact Factor: 1.91
  • 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
  • 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: 7.36
Conferences/Workshops  

(Selected Conferences)

  • Oral presentation in professional category in International Webinar on Phytochemistry-2020 and Prof. Dr. A. Hisham Endowment Award Function-2020 on "Antileishmanial activity of isolated compounds from propolis"  held online at Google Meet, on September 28th and 29th, 2020.
  • Secure 2nd best poster presentation at Dubai International Pharmaceutical & technologies Conference & Exhibition on "Bioassay guided fractionation and cytotoxic activity of Borago officinalis flowers" on 25th Feb - 27th Feb, 2020 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, Dubai UAE.
  • Oral presentation in professional category in The 5th International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences on “Protective Effect of Saffron Petals (Crocus  Sativus L.) Against Anti-tubercular Drugs Induced Liver Injury” from 26th to 28th April, 2019 at Cappadocia - Turkey.
Research Interests
  • 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 the validity of centuries old use of Herbal Medicine which possesses antimicrobial, hepatoprotective, anticancer, 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.