Dr. Muhammad  Akram
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Dr. Muhammad Akram

Associate Professor
University of Sindh, Pakistan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacy from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Research
Biopharmaceutical Production

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Zeb, A., O.S. Qureshi, C.H. Yu, M. Akram and H.S. Kim et al., 2017. Enhanced anti-rheumatic activity of methotrexate-entrapped ultradeformable liposomal gel in adjuvant-induced arthritis rat model. Int. J. Pharmaceut., 525: 92-100.
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  2. Syed, A.S., M. Akram, A. Dayo, S. Ahmed, O. Salman and M.M. Memon, 2017. Phytochemical screening and antioxidant activities of methanolic extract and different fractions of Cassia angustifolia roots. Int. J. Biol. Pharm. Allied Sci., 6: 1525-1534.
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  3. Syed, A.S., M. Akram, O.N. Bae and C.Y. Kim, 2016. Isocassiaoccidentalin B, A new C-glycosyl flavone containing a 3-keto sugar and other constituents from Cassia nomame. Helv. Chim. Acta, 99: 691-695.
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  4. Qureshi, O.S., A. Zeb, M. Akram, M.S. Kim and J.H. Kang et al., 2016. Enhanced acute anti-inflammatory effects of CORM-2-loaded nanoparticles via sustained carbon monoxide delivery. Eur. J. Pharmaceut. Biopharmaceut., 108: 187-195.
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  5. Akram, M., K.A. Kim, E.S. Kim, Y.J. Shin and D. Noh et al., 2016. Selective inhibition of JAK2/STAT1 signaling and iNOS expression mediates the anti-inflammatory effects of coniferyl aldehyde. Chemico-Biol. Interact., 256: 102-110.
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  6. Akram, M., K.A. Kim, E.S. Kim, A.S. Syed, C.Y. Kim, J.S. Lee and O.N. Bae, 2016. Potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions of the chloroform extract of Dendropanax morbifera mediated by the Nrf2/HO-1 pathway. Biol. Pharmaceut. Bull., 39: 728-736.
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  7. Akram, M., I. Shin, K.A. Kim, D. Noh and S.H. Baek et al., 2016. A newly synthesized macakurzin C-derivative attenuates acute and chronic skin inflammation: The Nrf2/heme oxygenase signaling as a potential target. Toxicol. Applied Pharmacol., 307: 62-71.
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  8. Kim, E.S., J.S. Lee, M. Akram, K.A. Kim, Y.J. Shin, J.H. Yu and O.N. Bae, 2015. Protective activity of Dendropanax morbifera against cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury. Kidney Blood Pressure Res., 40: 1-12.
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  9. Akram, M., A.S. Syed, K.A. Kim, J.S. Lee, S.Y. Chang, C.Y. Kim and O.N. Bae, 2015. Heme oxygenase 1-mediated novel anti-inflammatory activities of Salvia plebeia and its active components. J. Ethnopharmacol., 174: 322-330.
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  10. Shumaila, S., M. Akram, O. Mustapha, M. Ali, H.S. Ghoto, S. Shamim and A. Dayo, 2014. A retrospective study of NSAIDs containing medication orders for evaluating prescribing errors in outpatient clinical settings of a metropolitan city. IOSR J. Pharm. Biol. Sci., 9: 141-146.
  11. Mughal, U.R., M.L. Maheshwari, M.A. Ghoto, A. Dayo and N. Memon et al., 2014. Comparative study of anti-tuberculosis regiment at rural and urban areas of Sindh Pakistan. World J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 3: 12-23.
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  12. Kim, K.A., Y.J. Shin, M. Akram, E.S. Kim and K.W. Choi et al., 2014. High glucose condition induces autophagy in endothelial progenitor cells contributing to angiogenic impairment. Biol. Pharmaceut. Bull., 37: 1248-1252.
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  13. Baek, S.H., A.R. Noh, K.A. Kim, M. Akram and Y.J. Shin et al., 2014. Modulation of mitochondrial function and autophagy mediates carnosine neuroprotection against ischemic brain damage. Stroke, 45: 2438-2443.
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  14. Ghoto, M.A., A. Dayo, N.T. Narejo, M.A. Baloch, M. Akram, I. Surehyani and A. Ali, 2013. Impact of improper patient counselling factor in drug misuse/abuse: A case study of Hyderabad city, Pakistan. Bothalia J., 43: 35-47.
  15. Ghoto, M.A., A. Dayo, M. Akram, I. Surehyani and A. Ali, 2013. Identification of errors in antibiotics prescriptions and prescription writing trends in areas of Hyderabad Sindh, Pakistan. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 7: 1009-1014.
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  16. Saleem, R., A. Dayo, M.A. Ghoto, M. Akram, M.I. Arain and A. Ali, 2007. Prescription writing error in general practice: A cross sectional study at tertiary care hospital in Hyderabad, Pakistan. IOSR J. Pharm. Biol. Sci., 8: 72-77.
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