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Dr. Omer Abdulraheem Sarheed

Associate Professor

Academic History :
  • PhD (Pharmaceutics): 2008, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, UK.
  • BSc (Pharma Sci): 2001, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Iraq. 
Professional Careers :
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAKCOPS) 2015-till present 
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAKCOPS), 2010-2015
  • Senior Assistant Scientist, Charles River Laboratories, Edinburgh, UK- April 2009 -February 2010.
  • Senior Formulation/Product Development Scientist, Nemaura Pharma Ltd, Loughborough, UK- August 2007- March 2009
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Strathclyde, UK- October 2004-August 2006
  • Graduate Tutor, University of Glasgow, UK- September 2005 -August 2006
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Al-Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- September 2001 -August 2004
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements:
Publications

Research: 25

Book/ Chapter: 02

Selected Articles:
  • Sarheed O, Dibi M, Ramesh KVRNS. Studies on the Effect of Oil and Surfactant on the Formation of Alginate-Based O/W Lidocaine Nanocarriers Using Nanoemulsion Template. Pharmaceutics. 2020 Dec 17;12(12):1223. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics12121223. PMID: 33348692; PMCID: PMC7766092.
  • Sarheed O, Shouqair D, Ramesh K, Amin M, Boateng J, Drechsler M. Physicochemical characteristics and in vitro permeation of loratadine solid lipid nanoparticles for transdermal delivery. Ther Deliv. 2020 Nov;11(11):685-700. doi: 10.4155/tde-2020-0075. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33225838.
  • Sarheed O, Shouqair D, Ramesh KVRNS, Khaleel T, Amin M, Boateng J, Drechsler M. Formation of stable nanoemulsions by ultrasound-assisted two-step emulsification process for topical drug delivery: Effect of oil phase composition and surfactant concentration and loratadine as ripening inhibitor. Int J Pharm. 2020 Feb 25;576:118952. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2019.118952. Epub 2019 Dec 14. PMID: 31843549.