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Prof. Dr. Syed Atif Abbas

Deputy Dean and Professor,
Faculty of Pharmacy


  • PhD (Pharmacology) USM ; 2003
  • MSc (Pharmacology) USM ; 1999
  • B.Pharm University of the Punjab Pakistan; 1995
  • RPh (Malaysia)


  • Academia – 19 years
  • Community / Hospital Pharmacy – 4 years

Research Focus Area

  • Anti-hypertensive and anti-diabetic activities of herbs.
  • Heavy metal toxicity studies in Herbal medicines.
  • Drug pricing
Professional Membership
  • Registered Pharmacist (Malaysia)
  • Registered Pharmacist (Pakistan)
  • Member, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society
  • Member, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities


  • Deputy Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy


  • Pharmacology, Ethics in Animal Research
Previous Employment
  1. Pharmacy Manager at Fazal Din’s Pharma Plus, Pakistan, 1996-1997
  2. Assistant Professor at International Islamic University Malaysia, 2004-2008
  3. Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia, 2008-2010
  4. Honorary Lecturer at Welsh school of Pharmacy, Cardiff University UK, 2010-2015
  5. Deputy Dean (Academics and Student affairs) School of Pharmacy, Taylor’s University Malaysia, 201
  6. Acting Dean School of Pharmacy, Taylor’s University Malaysia, 2013-2014
Selected Research and Publications
  1. Development and Validation of Bioanalytical Method for the Analysis of Amlodipine in Human Plasma with Optimized Extraction Method Using Design of Experiment.
    Authors: ABM. Helal uddin Mohamed Alaama, Mohamed B. Awang & S.A Abbas
    Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 37 (1): 99-104 (2018)
  2. Development and validation of new R-P HPLC method for the determination of Gliclazide in tablet dosage form.
    Authors: Mohamed Alaama, ABM Helal uddin and Syed Atif Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 36 (8): 1642-7 (2017)
  3. Reliability of graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry as alternative method for trace analysis of arsenic in natural medicinal products.
    Authors: Reem Saadi Khalid, ABM Helal Uddin, Mohamed Alaama, Abdualrahman M Abdualkader, Abdulrazak Kasmuri and Syed Atif Abbas
    Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 15 (9): 1967-1972 (2016)
  4. Main Analytical Techniques Used for Elemental Analysis in Various Matrices.
    Authors: ABM Helal Uddin, Reem Saadi Khalid, Mohamed Alaama and Syed Atif Abbas.
    Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
    15 (2): 427-434 (2016)
  5. Comparative study of three digestion methods for elemental analysis in traditional medicine products using atomic absorption spectrometry.
    Authors: ABM Helal Uddin, RS Khalid, M Alaama, Abdulrahman M Abdulkader, Abdulrazak kasmuri and S A Abbas.
    Journal of Analytical Science and Technology
    (2016) 7:6 DOI 10.1186/s40543-016-0085-6 (2016)
  6. Determination of heavy metal contents by atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) in some medicinal plants from Pakistani and Malaysian origin Sobia
    Authors:Akram, Rahila Authors: Najam , Ghazala H. Rizwani and Syed Atif Abbas
    Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.28 No.5, September 2015, pp.1781-1787 (2015)
Community Service
  • Medicine Management – Monthly at Home for the Aged SIMEE, Ipoh
  1. Community Pharmacist, Quest Pharmacy
  2. Medicine Management – Senior Citizens Home
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