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NAGIAT TAYEB HWISA M. Phil (Pharmacology) Email: Tel: (+218) 91 2155399

PERSONAL DETAILS Name: Nationality: Nagiat Tayeb Hwisa Libyan

CURRENT POSITION: Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Zawia University, Zawia- Libya. Head of Pharmacology and Biochemistry Department at the Faculty of

Pharmacy, Zawia University, Zawia- Libya. EDUCATION DETAILS Degree/ Diploma Percentage of Marks


Name of Univ/ Institution

Duration of Course

Year of Passing

B. Pharm





Pharmacy, 5 years


Tripoli University, Tripoli - Libya.

M Phil




Pharmacy, 3 years


Tripoli University, Tripoli - Libya.

WORKING EXPERIENCE Date / year Dec. 2007 - till date Dec. 2006 - till date Nov. 2000 Jan2006 Designation Lecturer (Pharmacology) Lecturer (Pharmacology) Pharmacist Nature of work Teaching and Research Teaching and Research Preparation and dispensing of drugs Preparation and dispensing of drugs Preparation and dispensing of drugs Preparation and dispensing of drugs Name of organization Faculty of pharmacy, University, Zawia-Libya Faculty of Dentistry, University, Tripoli-Libya Zawia


Altaafi Pharmacy, Janzoor-Libya.

Jan. 1993 Dec. 1994 Nov. 1986 Jul. 1990


Salah Eddin Pharmacy, ZawiaLibya. Tripolis Central Hospital


Nov. 1985 Nov. 1986


Zawias Central Hospital


Teaching Undergraduate students the subjects of Pharmacology, Therapeutics, Bioassay and Emergency Medicine to Pharmacy students. Teaching Pharmacology to dental students. Teaching medical language to pre-medical students. Guiding students in their Research Projects in Students Research Programs. Conduct of Examination, Sitting Plans, Faculty Duties Allotment, Maintenance of Discipline,

External examiner for B. Pharm. projects. Active in organizing various Symposias, Seminars, Journal clubs and in admissions in the university.

RESEARCH INTERESTS________________________________________________

Pharmacological evaluation of newly synthesized chemical compounds. Pharmacological screening of medicinal plants. Microbiological screening of plant extracts. Biological activity guided separation and isolation of bioactive compounds from plants using different chemical and chromatographic techniques. Studying drug-drug interactions and drug-herb interactions. Clinical and preclinical evaluation of drugs.

M. Phil DISSERTATION Pharmacological and preliminary phytochemical screening of Helichrysum stoechas and Launaea resedifolia in experimental animals.

COMPUTER SKILLS Well versed with MS office and internet. EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

1. Participated in bagged Prizes.










2. Participated in piano playing competitions at school level and bagged prizes.

PUBLICATIONS 1. Abdu Razag A. Auzi , Najat T. Hawisa , Fathi M. Sherif and Satyajit D. Sarker. Neuropharmacological properties of Launaea resedifolia (2007). Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia. 17 (2): 160-165. 2. Hawisa N. Shemela M. Zawia A. Auzi A. Anxiolytic activity of Melissa officinalis in experimental animals (2007). A poster presentation presented in the 11th scientific congress of the association of the colleges of pharmacy in the Arab world. 3. Zulfkar Latief Qadrie, Najat H., Bahlul Zayed Shtaiwy, Mohd. Wajid Ali Khan. Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Indoneesiella echioides (L) Nees on carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatotoxicity in rats (2008). Poster presented at the 6th Jamahyria Medical Conference. 4. Prakash, K., Najat T. Hawisa and ,Shanta Kumari, A. Development of stability indicating media for in vitro dissolution testing of didanoise in pharmaceutical dosage form (2008). Poster presented at the 6th Jamahyria Medical Conference. 5. Najat Hawisa and Samia Hawisa. Pattern and Knowledge of Antibiotic prescribing by dental and medical practitioners in Libya North Western provinces (2008). Poster presented at the 6th Jamahyria Medical Conference. 6. Zulfkar Latief Qadrie, Najat Tayeb Hawisa, Mohd Wajid Ali Khan, Moses Samuel and R Amandan. Antinociceptive and anti-pyretic activity of Benincasa hispida (thunb.) cogn. in Wistar albino rats (2009). Pak J Pharm Sci 22(3):287-90. 7. Zulfkar L. Qadrie, Najat T. Hawisa, Bahlul Z. Shtaiwy, Mohd. W. Ali Khan, Beena J., R. Anandan. Evaluation of Anthelmintic Activity of Indonsiella echioids L. Nees using Indian Earth Worms (2009). Libyan Journal of Medical Research 6 (2): 59-62. 8. Bahlul Z Awen, Nagiat T Hwisa, Babu Rao Chandu* Sreekanth Nama, Prakash Katakam. Development and validation of a new spectrophotometric method for the determination of betamethasone in bulk and pharmaceutical dosage forms (2010). Int J Pharm Biomed Res, 1(3): 87-89. 9. I. Nazish, M. Ali, S. R. Mir, N. Parvez, S.Yadav, N. Hwisa, M. S. Al-Sharif and K. Molvi. Application of microscopy in authentication of unani traditional plant Ruta graveolens (2010). Pharma Science Monitor, 1 (1): 122-127. 10. Bahlul Z. Awen, Nagiat T. Hwisa, Prakash Katakam, Babu Rao Chandu1, Kotaiah S., Shanta Kumari K. Development and Validation of Novel Spectrophotometric Methods for the Determination of Metronidazole and Ofloxacin Alone and their Combination in pH 6.8 Phosphate Buffer (2010). Inventi Rapid: Pharm Ana & Qual Assur. Vol.1, Issue 2.

11. Navedul haque1, Rafallah R. Khalel, N. Parvez , S. Yadav, N. Hwisa, M. S. Al-Sharif, B. Z. Awen and K. Molvi. Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapy: A Review (2010). J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 2(5): 161-168. 12. Sumalatha Gindi, Nagiat T. Hwisa, Chandu Baburao and Mukkanti Khagga. Role of Ficus bengalensis Leaves as a Hepatoprotective on Rifampicin Induced Hepatic Damage in Albino Rats (2010). Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics (RJPPD). Volume 02, (06): 378-379. 13. N. Hwisa, A. Auzi, N. Parvez. K. Molvi, F. Sherif .Antinociceptive effect of Helichrysum stoechas in experimental animals (2011). IJPIS Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Vol. 1 (2): 24: 27. 14. Bahlul Z Awen, Nagiat T Hwisa, Babu Rao Chandu1, T E G K Murthy, Ramalingam Peraman, Sreekanth Nama. Improvement of dissolution rate and bioavailability of piroxicam with sapindus mukorossi (2011). IJPIS Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Vol. 1 (2): 2: 5. 15. G. Mishra , P. Singh , V. K. Garg , N. Parvez, S. Yadav , N. Hwisa , K. I. Molvi , S. M. Al-Sharif , B. Z. Awen and R. L. Khosa. Phytochemical screening and anticonvulsant activity of Wedeleia bengalensis (2011). International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research IJPSR (2011), Vol. 2 (1): 25:29.

16. Hawisa NT, Assaleh FH, Fahelboum IM, Khan MM Antipsychotic polypharmacy in first-episode follow up schizophrenia patients: gender based differences. A research submitted to the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, USA (to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 13-17, 2012; website:

REFERENCES 1. Prof. Fathi Mohammed Sherif Professor (Pharmacology) Faculty of pharmacy, Tripoli University 2. Prof. Abdu Razag Auzi Professor ( pharmacognosy and phytochemistry) Faculty of pharmacy, Tripoli University 3. Dr. Nayyar Parvez Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics), Faculty of Pharmacy, Zawia University, Zawia- Libya Email: 4. Dr. K. Asok Kumar Lecturer ( Pharmacology), Faculty of Pharmacy, Zawia University, Zawia- Libya Email: