About the Department

The department contributes to expanding student knowledge about drugs derived from natural sources such as plant, bacterial, fungal, marine and mineral sources. The department offers an array of courses that include isolation and identification of natural products, phytochemistry, pharmaceutical biotechnology, and nutraceuticals. The department also deals with teaching other complementary methods used in treatment, such as alternative and herbal medicine.

Department Chair

Dr. Saad A. Al-Zaher

Assistant Professor in Pharmacognosy