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Dr. Md. Iqbal Alam

M.Sc. Ph.D.

Professor & HOD, Department of Physiology

Reg. Number: DMC-

9953971178
iqbalasc@yahoo.com

About

Dr. Md. Iqbal Alam is Professor and Head of Department of Physiology at HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard. Dr. Iqbal Alam joined HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard in April 2012. He has obtained his Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta.
Dr. Alam has served as a Chairman and Professor of Physiology in the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Physiology and Pharmacology. Many research funding agencies such as ICMR, CSIR, DBT, DST etc. have sponsored various projects, in which he has completed successfully. He has got many National and International recognition and awards for his research work, from different reputed organisations like INSA, UNESCO-ICRO, DST, CSIR, NAMS and UGC. Dr. Alam has got the membership award from National Academy of Medical Sciences (India).
Dr. Alam has Life time memberships of various societies like Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Pharmacological Society, Indian Physiological Society, National Academy of Medical Sciences and Association of Physiologist and Pharmacologist of India. He has made a significant contribution in Research and Development in India and abroad by bringing prolific innovation in the area of Venoms and Toxins. He has visited and presented several of his research papers in different countries like Paris, France; Istanbul, Turkey; Adelaide, Australia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Tehran, Iran; Stanford, California, US. His research area includes Venom & Toxins, Drug discovery and on cardiovascular system. He has contributed and published many research papers in international journals with high impact factor.

Area of Interest

  • Clinical and Experimental Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology in the following areas:
  • Venoms & Toxins
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Basic and clinical pharmacology
  • Translational pharmacology
  • Ethnopharmacology

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
B.Sc. 1987 City College, University of Calcutta, India
M.Sc. 1989 University of Calcutta, India
Ph.D. 1996 University of Calcutta, India

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 06-12-16 Till Date 4 Years
Assoc. Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 27-04-12 05-12-16 4 Years 7 month
Professor M.M.I.M S&R, Ambala 01-02-07 15-02-15 5 Years
Associate Professor M.M.I.M S&R, Ambala 25-02-05 31-01-07 2 Years
Associate Professor ASCOMS & Hospital, Jammu, J&K 01-02-03 24-02-05 2 Years
Assistant Professor ASCOMS & Hospital, Jammu, J&K 01-02-99 31-01-03 3 Years 11 months
Lecturer ASCOMS & Hospital, Jammu, J&K 01-11-97 28-02-99 1 Year 4 months

Publications

Research Work & Projects

  • To investigate the role of medicinal plants in the treatment of Preeclampsia and identification of the molecular pathways involved in the disease progression (Submitted to CCRUM, New Delhi) 2020
  • SNEDDS based oral delivery of phenolic compounds for the treatment of snakebite envenoming (submitted to SERB, DST, New Delhi) 2020
  • To identify molecular targets of metformin for the treatment of Preeclampsia” (submitted to SERB, DST, New Delhi). 2020
  • Cognitive Remediation through Behavioural Reinforcement in Traumatic Brain Injury (Co-PI) Sponsored by Core Research Grant SERB-DST (File Number: CRG/2020/003832) 2020
  • An epidemiological study to assess household transmission & associated risk factors for COVID-19 disease amongst residents of Delhi, India. (This protocol is aligned with the WHO Unity protocol on household transmission protocol for COVID-19) WHO sponsored project (Co-PI) 2020
  • Early Detection of Bio-markers for pre-eclampsia, Grand Challenges Canada Grant Number: R-ST-POC-1807-13914, (amount of $94.889 CAD). 2018
  • Characterization of sterile inflammatory biomarkers for the development of preeclampsia and its pathogenesis. (Huma Quasimi, SRF, Sponsored by ICMR) 2019
  • )To study the genetic polymorphism of Matrix – metalloproteinase-2 and its association with the oxidative stress biomarkers in COP D in North-Indian Population. DST-Inspire (DST/INSPIRE/03 /2017/001003) (Poonam Sangwan, JRF-DST-Inspire (2018)
  • To study the role of Damage Associated Molecular Patterns in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients (STS-ICMR-2019-09608) 2019
  • Characterization of sterile inflammatory biomarkers for the development of pre-eclampsia and its pathogenesis. (Huma Quasimi, JRF, Sponsored by ICMR, 2017-18) 2018
  • To Evaluate the Role of Nitric Oxide in Young Renal Hypertensive Patients (sponsored by STS-ICMR-Reference ID: 2017-03294) 2017
  • Development of chemical antagonists of snake venoms by a combinatorial approach based on molecular modeling, in vitro protein-ligand interactions and chemical synthesis (DBT, New Delhi) (2003 – 2007). 2007
  • Effects of indigenous plants and selected biological antioxidant on rodents against snake venom Sponsored by ASCOMS & HOSPITAL, Jammu (1998 – 2002). 2002
  • Anti-snake venom factors from Indian herbs. Sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi 1997 (1 year). 1997
  • Snake venom inhibitors from Indian medicinal plants. Sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi (1995-96). 1996
  • Search for Plant Constituents which antagonize Snake Venom. Sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi (1992–94) 1994

Fellowship

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate-CSIR Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, India (1997)
  • Senior Research fellow-CSIR Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, India (1995 – 1996)
  • Junior Research Fellow-ICMR, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, India (1991 – 1994)

Awards

  • Awarded best Poster in International Conference on Recent advances in Food fortification with emphasis on Vitamin D in human health, 15-16 September, 2018 at Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. (2018)
  • 1st Prize, best scientific paper awarded in Poster presentation in The inaugural workshop of UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on PhD education and research in Biophysics, Biotechnology and Environmental health, 6-8 August,2018 at Yerevan/Garni, Armenia (2018)
  • 2nd Prize, best scientific paper awarded in Poster presentation in The inaugural workshop of UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on PhD education and research in Biophysics, Biotechnology and Environmental health, 6-8 August,2018 at Yerevan/Garni, Armenia (2018)
  • Best Poster Award in E poster presentation on 3rd One day National Seminar on Current Regulations on Herbal Drugs & Food supplements organized by Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, held at Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi on 16th May, 2017. (2017)
  • Elected Member, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (2016)
  • 1st prize Awarded in poster presentation in Indo-US Symposium on Botanical Drug development (2013)
  • DST travel award -International conference (2003)
  • UNESCO-ICRO fellowship (2002)
  • CSIR-Travel award- International conference (2002)
  • DST travel Award-International conference (2002)
  • Indian National Science Academy travel fellowship (INSA) (2002)
  • Research Associate, CSIR, New Delhi (1997)
  • CSIR-Travel award- International conference (1995)
  • Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi (1995)
  • Junior Research Fellowship, ICMR, New Delhi (1992)

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Society of Leukocyte Biology, Member (2019)
  • Society for Nitric Oxide and Allied Radicals (SNOAR), Life Member (2019)
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences-Life Member (2019)
  • Delhi Pharmacological Society, Life Member (2018)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences, India, Life Member (2018)
  • Member, Academic Council, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi (2018)
  • The Association of Physiologist and Pharmacologist of India, Life Member (2015)
  • Present Examiner of UG and PG studies of AMITY UNIVERSITY, Noida (2015)
  • Present Examiner of UG and PG studies of AMU, Aligarh (2012)
  • Present Examiner of UG and PG studies of Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi (2012)
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine, M. M. University, Mullana, Haryana(2008 – 2012)
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine, Kurushetra University, Haryana (2005 – 2007)
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine, Jammu University (2003 – 2005)
  • Elected Member-Indian Science Congress Association, Medical Sciences (2002 – 2003)
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya (2002 – 2003)
  • Indian Science Congress Association, Life member (1992)
  • Indian Pharmacological society, Life member (1992)
  • Physiological Society of Indian, Life member ((1992)

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Organizing Secretary in Virtual Biennial SAAP VII & PSI Conference – 2021 from 23rd – 25th Mar., 2021
  • Convener, Manzar 2K17, Annual Cultural and Sports Fest, Department of Paramedical Sciences, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, October 4-6, 2017
  • Convener, Blood Donation Camp, Department of Paramedical Sciences and Department of Pathology, Blood Bank, HAHC Hospital, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, Sep. 20, 2017
  • Organizing secretary, CME on Neurophysiology, Department of Physiology, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, September 12, 2017
  • Organizing secretary, Recent Advances in Physiological techniques, Department of Physiology, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, September 20, 2016
  • Organizing secretary, Recent Advances in Pharmacological Methods of Drugs Screening, Department of Physiology, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, June 1, 2016

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Curriculum Implementation Support Program at HIMSR, JH, Organized by MCI Regional Center: MAMC, New Delhi 1st to 3rd May, 2019.
  • Inaugural workshop of UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on PhD education and research in Biophysics, Biotechnology and Environmental health, 6-8 August, 2018 at Yerevan/Garni, Armenia
  • Seminar cum workshop on “Exfoliative liquid based gynecological cytology” Organized by Department of Pathology, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, Held on 17th October 2017.
  • CME on Clinical Research organized by HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, 16th May, 2017
  • Revised Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technology at MCI Regional Center: MAMC, New Delhi-110002, 20th sept to 22nd September,2016
  • Sensitization Programme, at MCI Regional Center: MAMC, New Delhi-110002, 23rd September, 2016