Dr. Fatima

Senior Lecturer


  •          Ph.D. ongoing fromUniversity of Karachi, Karachi.
  •          M.Phil. University of Karachi, Karachi.
  •          Pharm-D from University of Karachi, Karachi.

Work Experience

  1. Senior lecturer at Jinnah College of Pharmacy, Sohail University from Karachi from August 2021 till Date
  2. Associated with GlaxoSmithKline, Private, Ltd. as Product Technology Executive from May’2017 to Dec 2017
  3. Teaching Assistant at Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi from July’2015 to Dec’2016
  4. Lecturer at Faculty of Pharmacy, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi from Jan’2015 to June’ 2015

Dr. Fatima has pursued her career in teaching and research and her area of expertise in M.Phil and Ph.D included formulation development, especially in the field of transdermal drug delivery system, microemulsion, nanoemulsion, microneedles, etc. She has worked on numerous equipment for formulation and characterization of such system.


Transdermal drug delivery, microemulsion, nanoemulsion, microneedles, formulation development


  1. Sikandar M, Shoaib MH, Yousuf RI, Ahmed FR, Ali FR, Saleem MT, Ahmed K, Sarfaraz S, Jabeen S, Siddiqui F, Husain T. Nanoclay-Based Composite Films for Transdermal Drug Delivery: Development, Characterization, and in silico Modeling and Simulation. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2022 Jan 1:3463-81.
  2. Shoaib MH, Sikandar M, Ahmed FR, Ali FR, Qazi F, Yousuf RI., … & Ahmed K. (2021). Applications of Polysaccharides in Controlled Release Drug Delivery System. Polysaccharides: Properties and Applications, 607-656.
  3. Hassam H., Shoaib MH., Yousuf RI., Ali FR., Siddiqui F, & Irshad, A. (2021). Formulation development and evaluation of nimesulide transdermal gel patch system. Polymer Bulletin, 1-18.
  4. Ali FR, Shoaib MH, Ali SA, Yousuf RI, Siddiqui F, Raja R, Jamal HS, Saleem MT, Ahmed K, Imtiaz MS, Ahmad M. A nanoemulsion based transdermal delivery of insulin: Formulation development, optimization, in-vitro permeation across Strat-M® membrane and its pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic evaluation. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. 2022 May 1;71:103338.
  5. Hassam H., Shoaib MH., Yousuf RI., Ali FR., Siddiqui F, & Irshad, A. (2021). Formulation development and evaluation of nimesulide transdermal gel patch system. Polymer Bulletin, 1-18.
  6. Imtiaz MS, Shoaib MH, Yousuf RI, Ali FR, Saleem MT, Khan MZ, & Sikandar M. (2021). Formulation development and evaluation of drug-in-adhesive-type transdermal patch of metoclopramide HCl. Polymer Bulletin, 1-14.
  7. Shoaib MH, Yousuf RI, Ahmed FR, Ali FR, Qazi F, Ahmed K, & Zafar F. (2020). Polymer Coatings for Pharmaceutical Applications. Polymers Coatings: Technology and Applications, 275.
  8. Hashmat D, Shoaib MH, Ali FR, & Siddiqui F. (2020). Lornoxicam controlled release transdermal gel patch: Design, characterization and optimization using co-solvents as penetration enhancers. Plos one, 15(2), e0228908.
  9. Ghayas S, Shoaib MH, Qazi F, Bushra R, Ali FR, Maboos M, & Khalid F. (2020). Influence of different viscosity grade cellulose-based polymers on the development of valsartan controlled release tablets. Polymer Bulletin, 77(3), 1281-1306.
  10. Jafri I, Shoaib MH, Yousuf RI, & Ali FR. (2019). Effect of permeation enhancers on in vitro release and transdermal delivery of lamotrigine from Eudragit® RS100 polymer matrix-type drug in adhesive patches. Progress in biomaterials, 8(2), 91-100.
  11. Ali FR, Shoaib MH, Yousuf RI, Ali SA, Imtiaz MS, Bashir L, Naz S. (2017) Design, Development, and Optimization of Dexibuprofen Microemulsion Based Transdermal Reservoir Patches for Controlled Drug Delivery. BioMed Research International, 2017.
  12. Ali FR, Hassan F, Hasan MF, Israr F, Shafiq Y and Arshad HM (2015). Perception and Attitude of Pharmacy Students towards Learning Tools. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 28(6): 2185-2189
  13. Abidi S, Ali FR, Khaliq SA, Raza M and Azhar I (2014). Dental Problems in the Patients of Diabetes Mellitus. International Journal of Pharmacy; 4(1): 172-174.
  14. Ali FR, Khaliq SA, Zehra S, Khan HA and Azhar I (2013). Knowledge and Perception of Undergraduate Students about Generic Drugs and Their Attitude towards Generic Substitution in Karachi, Pakistan. International Journal of Pharmacy; 3(4): 689-691