Faculty / Supporting Staff, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Prof. Alaa Eldeen Bakry Yassin


Prof. Alaa Eldeen Bakry Yassin, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutics

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  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA and Al-Azhar University, Cairo Egypt (Joint Supervision, 1996)
  • M.Sc., Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 1983

Research Interest:

  • Nano-particulate drug delivery systems, particularly, solid lipid and polymeric nanoparticles and vesicular systems such as liposomes, niosomes, and polymeric micelles.

  • Development of nano-drug delivery systems for anticancer, antimicrobial, and cardiovascular drugs. 

  • Site-specific delivery including colon, gastro-retentive, and transdermal.

    Chrono-therapeutic drug delivery systems.


  1. Recipient of the Researcher Award of the Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs- Basic Research Track, 2019
  2. Best Faculty Member in Academic Year 2018-2019, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences President's Awards for Excellence (Third Place), 2019
  3. Recipient of Kayyali Prize for Excellency in Pharmaceutical Research, Saudi Pharmaceutical Society, 2014
  4. Recipient of Teaching Excellence Award, King Saud University-Health Science Section, 2009
  5. Recipient of Research Excellence Award, King Saud University, 2009

Grants and supervision (last five years):

  • Had 13 grants with total fund of more than 3 M SR
  • Supervised 25 graduate students

Publications and conference presentation:

  • More than 50 publications in high ISI impact peer-reviewed journals
  • More than 40 international conference presentations


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