Alamdar Hussain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Phone (405) 271-6593 x47472

Fax (405) 271-7505

Office CPB 316



My research interest is primarily focused in the field of inhalation protein and peptide drug delivery. I am currently investigating ways to improve absorption of drugs by non-invasive routes in laboratory animals. I am also exploring and understanding the mechanisms of peptide and protein drug transport in vitro in cell culture models. Also, I remain actively involved in implementing novel methods of teaching and assessment in the classroom.

Education & Experience

B.S. in Pharmacy

Kakatiya University, India


Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX


Publications & Presentations

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  1. Raghuvanshi D, Nkepang G, Hussain A, Yari H, Awasthi V. Stability studies on an anti-cancer drug 4-(3,5-bis(2-chlorobenzylidene)-4-oxo-piperidine-1-yl)-4-oxo-2-butenoic acid (CLEFMA) using a stability-indicating HPLC method. J Pharm Anal. 2017; 7 : 1-9
  2. Rao G, Hedrick A, Yadav V, Xie J, Awasthi V, Hussain A. The brain metabolic activity after resuscitation with liposome-encapsulated hemoglobin (LEH) in a rat model of hypovolemic shock. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2015; 35 : 1528-1536
  3. Yadav V R, Hussain A, Jun X, Kosanke S, Awasthi V. The salutary effects of diphenyldifluoroketone EF24 in liver of a rat hemorrhagic shock model. Scand J Trauma Resus & Emergency Medicine. 2015; 23 : 8
  4. Yadav V R, Hussain A, Kaustuv S, Awasthi V. Remediation of hemorrhagic shock-induced intestinal barrier dysfunction by treatment with diphenyldihaloketones EF24 and CLEFMA. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2014; 351 : 413-422
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