Islamabad - Linkage between pharma industry, academia and research is the need of time to promote health benefits, said experts on Wednesday.

Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) organized a three-day workshop on “Nanomedicine; Advancements and Challenges in Pakistan.  The aim of the workshop was to provide platform to the leading national researchers from various areas of nanomedicine for exchanging new ideas, latest research in the field of medicine, nanotechnology, and drug regulation affairs.

Vice Chancellor (VC), QAU Dr. Javed Ashraf lauded the efforts of the organizers and added that the importance of the nanomedicine cannot be neglected in achieving health care goals. He said that the Faculty of Biological Sciences, QAU has contributed enormously in producing quality research and has an important role in contributing to university’s ranking.  Prof. Dr. Gul Majid Khan, Chairperson Department of Pharmacy said that the workshop has great scientific significance.


 He added that the workshop will assist in the promotion of nanomedicine research and its implication on national level to address the pharma needs in developing advanced level nanomedicine.

Dr. Muhammad Ayub, Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Dr. Muhammad Shahab Dean Faculty of Biological Sciences and Dr. Fakhar- ud -Din, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, QAU, also addressed the ceremony.

The speakers and researchers from academia professionals from pharmaceutical industry and representatives from drug regulation authority of Pakistan would enlighten the students and participants. The workshop would conclude on November 30, 2017.