On June 26-27, 2021, the Faculty of Pharmacy, Tishk International University organized First National Tishk Pharmaceutical Conference.

The conference lasted for two days each day consisted of 5 sessions and 6 sessions respectively. The opening ceremony held on TIU campus at Faculty of Pharmacy building and started by introducing the event by Dr. Esra Tariq Bayrakdar, Head of Department and Convener, then welcome speech delivered by the President of Tishk International University Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdulsamad Salahuddin, followed by two presentations by keynote speakers in the presence of academic and administrative staff of TIU and students from Faculty of Pharmacy and the rest of the conference continued online.

The conference consisted of 11 speakers from Italy, Iraq (Baghdad, Mosul and Basra) and India, including three prominent keynote speakers who were Asst.prof Dr.Abdul Samad Salahuddin ,the President of TIU, Erbil. Prof. Dr Giovanni Vidari, University of Pavia, Italy, Prof. Dr Andrea Pieroni, University of Pollenzo, Italy.

The first keynote speaker was Asst.Prof Dr.Abdul Samad Salahuddin, addressed his presentation under the title of ” Successful implications of Molecular Modelling Guided Approaches: a Testimony of Paradigm shift in Drug Discovery”

Professor Dr Giovanni Vidari was the second distinguished keynote speaker for the conference, outlined his presentation around “Biologically active constituents from traditional medicinal plants of Kurdistan” and the third keynote speaker from the second day was Professor Dr Andrea Pieroni, who talked about “Kurdish wild vegetables: traditional edible medicines of the future”

There were totally 200 participants in conference including on campus and online number of attendees in the first day, and 166 online participants in the second day.

The title of all presentations which were presented by the speakers are shown in the table.

Speakers

Title

University

Asst.Prof.Dr.Abdul Samad Salahuddin Successful implications of Molecular Modelling Guided Approaches: a Testimony of Paradigm shift in Drug Discovery. The President of TIU.
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Vidari Biologically active constituents from traditional medicinal plants of Kurdistan. University of Pavia ,Italy.
Prof. Dr. Andrea Pieroni Kurdish Wild Vegetables: traditional edible medicines of the future. University of Pollenzo ,Italy.
Asst.Prof.Dr. Firas Aziz Rahi Lipid sink and Nano-Antidotes for Drug Poisoning. Al-Turath University College,Baghdad.
Prof.Dr. Omji Porwal Flavonoids as potential Therapeutic agent. Faculty of Pharmacy, TIU.
Dr. Myasar Al-Kotaji Nasal to brain delivery of drugs. Dean of Pharmacy Faculty,Ninavah University,Mosul.
Prof.Dr.Faiq H.S.Hussain The Importance of Stereochemistry in Drug Action. Dean of Science Faculty,TIU.
Asst.Prof.Dr.Javed Ahamad Phyto-Pharmacological Screening of Kurdish medicinal plants. Faculty of Pharmacy, TIU.
Asst.Prof.Dr. Subasini Uthirapathy Issues and Challenges of Rational drug designing –Hit to Lead. Faculty of Pharmacy, TIU.
Asst.Prof.Dr. Oday Sajjad Alsawad 4D printing and Drug Delivery. College of Pharmacy,Basra University.
Asst.Prof.Dr. Sharad Visht Herbal Nanopharmaceuticals. Faculty of Pharmacy, TIU.

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