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Ali Keshavarz

Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: 806-414-9249/9259
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1712


Ali Keshavarz completed his Doctoral degree in Pharmacy Practice from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran, in 2011. He joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a PhD student in the fall of 2015, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Fakhrul Ahsan with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


  • PharmD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran, 2011

Research Interests:

Using Microfluidic chips to prepare nanoparticles and cell culture; Investigation on pulmonary disease treatment; Production of nanoparticles, pharmaceutical tablets by 3D printer; Intelligent drug nanoparticles delivery to specific sites using modern techniques such as magnetic carriers, and hydrogels; Production of drug nanoparticles and evaluation thereof using modern and economical techniques such as SCF (Supercritical Fluids); Production of controlled drug release systems by application of polymers, such as silica and biodegradable implants such as PLGA and analysis of the release kinetic by software like Sigma plot; Validation of drugs’ assay procedures using simple, accurate, and precise methods such as UV-spectrophotometry and HPLC; Preparation of lyophilized drugs by lyophilizer to enhance drug solubility.


  • 02/22/2017 "Deploying Microfluidic Technology and the Science of Bio-Printing in Pharmaceutics"