Dr. Mehnaz Kamal
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Dr. Mehnaz Kamal

Associate Professor
Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Integral University, Lucknow, India

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Dr. Mehnaz Kamal is currently working as Assistant Professor at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. She has completed her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Integral University, Lucknow, India. Her main area of interest focuses on Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Biomedical Sciences. Her area of expertise includes Ethnopharmacology, Anticonvulsant, Antidiabetic, Neuropharmacology, Synthetic Chemistry, and Biological evaluation. She has above 50 publications in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Synthetic Chemistry

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kumar, N., N. Kishan, S. Biswas, K. Gourishetti, M. Kamal and M.R. Chamallamudi, 2021. Anti-metastatic and anticancer potentials of synthesized chalcones in B16-F10 melanoma cells induced metastatic lung cancer in C57BL6 mice. Indian J. Pharm. Educ. Res., 55: S742-S750.
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  2. Shukla I., L. Azmi, C.V. Rao, T. Jawaid, M. Kamal, A.S. Awaad, S.I. Alqasoumi, O.A. Alkhamees and S.M. Alsanad, 2020. Hepatoprotective activity of depsidone enriched cladonia rangiferina extract against alcohol-induced hepatotoxicity targeting cytochrome p450 2e1 induced oxidative damage. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal 28: 519-527.
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  3. Kamal, M., T. Jawaid, L. Azmi, O.A. Alkhame and S.M. Alsanad, 2020. Neuroprotective effect of Bambusa arundinaceae leaves extract on learning and memory impairment in mice: impact on NR2B, NR1 and GAP pathways. Int. J. Pharmacol., 16: 244-256.
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  4. Patel, P., V.K. Patel, A. Singh, T. Jawaid, M. Kamal and H. Rajak, 2019. Identification of hydroxamic acid based selective HDAC1 inhibitors: Computer aided drug design studies. Curr. Comput.-Aided Drug Design, 15: 145-166.
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  5. Naz, M., N. Rehman, M.N. Ansari, M. Kamal, M.A. Ganaie, A.S. Awaad and S.I. Alqasoumi, 2019. Comparative study of subchronic toxicities of mosquito repellents (coils, mats and liquids) on vital organs in Swiss albino mice. Saudi Pharm. J., 27: 348-353.
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  6. Kamal, M., 2019. Synthesis, characterization and anticonvulsant activity of some novel N-(2-(4-Chlorobenzoyl) benzofuran-3-yl)-3-(substituted) propanamide derivatives. Indian J. Heterocyclic Chem., 29: 181-187.
  7. Azmi, L., I. Shukla, A. Goutam, C.V. Rao and T. Jawaid et al., 2019. In vitro wound healing activity of 1-hydroxy-5, 7-dimethoxy-2-naphthalene-carboxaldehyde (HDNC) and other isolates of Aegle marmelos L.: Enhances keratinocytes motility via Wnt/β-catenin and RAS-ERK pathways. Saudi Pharm. J., 27: 532-539.
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  8. Singh, A., P. Patel, V.K. Patel, D.K. Jain, M. Kamal and H. Rajak, 2018. The safety, efficacy and therapeutic potential of histone deacetylase inhibitors with special reference to panobinostat in gastrointestinal tumors: A review of preclinical and clinical studies. Curr. Cancer Drug Targets, 18: 720-736.
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  9. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal, R. Singh, D. Shukla, V. Devanathadesikan and M. Sinha, 2018. Anticonvulsant and neuroprotective effects of methanolic extract of Cinnamomum camphora leaves in rat brain. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med., 18: 237-246.
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  10. Alasmary, F.A., A.S. Awaad, M. Kamal, S.I. Alqasoumi and M.E. Zain, 2018. Antitumor activity of extract and isolated compounds from Drechslera rostrata and Eurotium tonophilum. Saudi Pharm. J., 26: 279-285.
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  11. Rastogi, C., S.A. Ahmed, T. Jawaid, R. Awasthi, Kalpana and M. Kamal, 2017. Hepatoprotective effect of polyherbal formulation Mentat against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatotoxicity in rats. World J. Pharm. Res., 5: 742-746.
  12. Naz, M. and M. Kamal, 2017. Classification, causes, diagnosis and treatment of male infertility: A review. Oriental Pharm. Exp. Med., 17: 89-109.
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  13. Kamal, M., M. Arif and T. Jawaid, 2017. Adaptogenic medicinal plants utilized for strengthening the power of resistance during chemotherapy-a review. Oriental Pharm. Exp. Med., 17: 1-18.
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  14. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal, A. Kumari and K.S. Saini, 2017. Evaluation of wound healing activity of Ziziphus xylopyrus (Retz) Willd leaves extract in wistar albino rats. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Res., 8: 1287-1293.
  15. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal and S. Kumar, 2017. Antihypertensive effect of the alcoholic extract of seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris L. (Fabaceae) on high salt diet induced hypertension in male rats. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Res., 8: 3092-3097.
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  16. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal and J. Singh, 2017. Analgesic and antipyretic activities of ethanolic extract of Bambusa arundinacea leaves. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Sci. Res., 8: 2867-2872.
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  17. Shakya, A.K., M. Kamal, V.M. Balaramnavar, S.K. Bardaweel, R.R. Naik, A.K. Saxena and H.H. Siddiqui, 2016. Design, synthesis and evaluation of benzofuran-acetamide scaffold as potential anticonvulsant agent. Acta Pharm., 66: 353-372.
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  18. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal, P. Gupta and M.A. Bakht, 2016. Therapeutic potential of polyherbal formulation against experimentally induced insulin resistant myocardial infarction in rats. Int. J. Pharmacol., 12: 863-873.
  19. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal and T. Mallik, 2016. Wound healing potential of methanolic extract of Calophyllum inophyllum Linn. bark. Bull. J. Environ. Pharmacol. Life Sci., 4: 27-32.
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  20. Jawaid, T., M. Kamal and P. Maddheshiya, 2016. Hypoglycemic effect of methanolic extract of Callicarpa macrophylla fruits on STZ induced diabetic rats. Bull. Environ. Pharmacol. Life Sci., 5: 42-48.
  21. Arif, M., M. Kamal, T. Jawaid and K.S. Saini, 2016. Carissa carandas Linn. (Karonda): An exotic minor plant fruit with immense nutraceutical and industrial pharmaceutical potentials. Asian J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci., 6: 14-19.
  22. Rahman, M.A., M. Kamal, A. Hussain, M. Arif and M. Khushtar, 2015. Phytochemistry and pharmacology of traditionally used tropical medicinal plant bauhinia racemosa lam. Pharma Res., 13: 26-41.
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  23. Rahman, M., M. Kamal and A. Hussain, 2015. Phytochemical and analytical evaluation of Kachnal (Bauhinia racemosa Lam.) Bark. Curr. Trad. Med., 1: 136-144.
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  24. Kamal, M., T. Jawaid and S.A. Imam 2015. Antidepressant activity of methanolic extract of verbena officinalis linn. plant in mice. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 8: 308-310.
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  25. Jawaid, T., S. Jahan and M. Kamal, 2015. A comparative study of neuroprotective effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors against scopolamine-induced memory impairments in rats. J. Adv. Pharm. Technol. Res., 6: 130-135.
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  26. Jawaid, T., S. Argal and M. Kamal, 2015. Antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic effcets of the ethanolic extract of Alocasia indica rhizomes in high fat diet/streptozotocin and streptozotocin/nicotinamide-induced type 2 diabetic rats. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 8: 58-62.
  27. Jawaid, T., R. Gupta, M. Azizur Rahman and M. Kamal, 2015. Antidepressant activity of alcoholic extracts of the fruits of Osmanthus fragrans in mice. Res. J. Med. Plants, 9: 187-193.
  28. Jawaid, T., P. Gautam, M.A. Rahman and M. Kamal, 2015. Estrogenic activity of hydro-alcoholic extract of artocarpus lakoocha fruit on female sprague-dawley rats. Pharma Res., 13: 49-56.
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  29. Jawaid, T., A. Rai and M. Kamal, 2015. A comparative study of neuroprotective effect of telmisartan and donepezil against lipopolysaccharide induced neuroinflammation in mice. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 8: 68-72.
  30. Jawaid, T., A. Awasthi and M. Kamal, 2015. Estrogenic activity of a hydro-alcoholic extract of Bambusa arundinaceae leaves on female Wistar rats. J. Adv. Pharmaceut. Technol. Res., 6: 19-24.
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  31. Singh, K., P. Shakya, A. Kumar, S. Alok, M. Kamal and S. Praksh, 2014. Stereochemistry and its role in drug design. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Res., 5: 4644-4659.
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  32. Jawaid, T., S. Khatoon and M. Kamal, 2014. Antihyperlipidemic effect of the aqueous extract from cinnamomum tamala leaf in hyperlipidemic rats. J. Pharm. Res., 8: 1098-1104.
  33. Jawaid, T., A.K. Shakya, H.H. Siddiqui and M. Kamal, 2014. Evaluation of cucurbita maxima extract against scopolamine-induced amnesia in rats: Implication of tumour necrosis factor alpha. Z. Naturforsch., C: J. Biosci., 69: 407-417.
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  34. Kamal, M., A.K. Shakya, J.M. Ahsan and T. Jawaid, 2013. Synthesis, anticonvulsant and neurotoxicity evaluation of some newer n-(2-benzoylbenzofuran-3-yl)-3-(substituted)-propanamide analogs. Cent. Nerv. Syst. Agents Med. Chem., 13: 159-165.
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  35. Kamal, M. and T. Jawaid, 2013. A systematic review of semicarbazones as an anticonvulsant agent. Am. J. Pharmtech Res., 3: 162-184.
  36. Jawaid, T., A.K. Shakya, H.H. Siddiqui and M. Kamal, 2013. Antiamnesic activity of leaves of Bambusa arundinaceae in rats. Pharmanest, 4: 919-932.
  37. Kamal, M. and A.K. Shakya, 2012. Synthesis, anticonvulsant and neurotoxicity evaluation of novel N-(2-benzofuran-3-yl)-4-(substituted) butanamides. Indian J. Heterocycl. Chem., Vol. 22. .
  38. Kamal, M. and A.K. Shakya, 2012. Synthesis and anticonvulsant screening of some novel derivatives of substituted benzofuran. Int. J. Biomed. Adv. Res., 3: 233-237.
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  39. Kamal, M., A.K. Shakya and T. Jawaid, 2011. Benzofurans: A new profile of biological activities. Int. J. Med. Pharm. Sci., 1: 1-15.
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  40. Kamal, M., A.K. Shakya and T. Jawaid, 2011. 1,3,4-thiadiazole as antimicrobial agent: A review. Int. J. Biomed. Res., 2: 41-61.
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  41. Kamal, M. and T. Jawaid, 2011. Herbal drugs in mirror of anxiety disorder-a review. Ernational J. Biomed. Res., 2: 62-72.
  42. Kamal, M., A.K. Shakya and T. Jawaid, 2010. 1,3,4-thiadiazole as antiinflammatory agent: A review. Int. J. Current Res. Rev., 2: 37-43.
  43. Kamal, M. and T. Jawaid, 2010. Pharmacological activities of lawsonia inermis linn.: A review. Int. J. Biomed. Res., 1: 37-43.
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  44. Kamal, M. and S.A. Khan and T. Jawaid, 2010. Anticonvulsant and neurotoxicity evaluation of new bromophthalimidobutyryl hydrazones. Indian J. Heterocycl. Chem., 19: 321-324.
  45. Khan, S.A., N. Siddiqui, M. Kamal, O. Alam and T. Jawaid, 2009. Anticonvulsant and neurotoxicity evaluation of new bromophthalimidobutyryl amide derivatives. Acta Poloniae Pharm., 66: 65-68.
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  46. Kamal, M., T. Jawaid, S.A. Khan and A. Kumar, 2009. Synthesis and biological evaluation of substituted 1, 2, 3-triazoles. Indian J. Heterocycl. Chem., 18: 405-406.
  47. Kamal, M. and T. Jawaid, 2008. Moringa olifera linn.: The miracle tree. Pharm. Rev., Vol. 6. .
  48. Jawaid, T., A.K. Shakya, M. Kamal and S. Hussain, 2008. Amitriptyline and sertraline in diabetic neuropathy: A comparative view. Int. J. Health Res., 1: 73-78.
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  49. Jawaid, T. and M. Kamal, 2008. New hope for mechanism based treatment of parkinson's disease. Pharm. Rev., Vol. 6. .