Faculty / Supporting Staff, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Dr. Rasha Saad Suliman



Dr. Rasha Saad Suliman, PhD

Associate Professor, COP-Female Branch

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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology) from University Technology Mara (UiTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), from University Tun Abdulrazak (UNITAR), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2009
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2004

Research Interest:

  • Chemistry of natural products
  • Drug discovery from soil, air, and water, microbial (especially fungal) resources
  • Fast Dereplication approach for identification of Microbial biotransformed products


  • Principal Investigator — In-vitro Evaluation of fenugreek seeds extract on hepatic cancer cell lines, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), SP19/271/R            01/10/2019
  • Principal Investigator — Comparative study, Evaluating the Heavy Metals content in Selected Cosmetic Products from Saudi Markets versus Selected Natural Dyes, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) SP19/314/R     01/09/2019
  • Coinvestigator — Isolation, identification anti-microbial and Anticancer activity of fungi Isolated from Saudi Soil, Princes Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Deanship of Scientific Research and postgraduate studies. Fund amount (SR 90,000), Grant No. 19-0205

Ongoing Projects:

  • Microbial diversity of Sabkha soils and deserts of Saudi Arabia
  • In vitro Anti-microbial Activity and Wound Healing Evaluation of Acacia Gum Arabia Aqueous Cream
  • Computational Assessment of Pharmacokinetics Properties ADME and Biological Screening of Imidazole Derivatives
  • In-silico and in-vitro evaluation of the potential of Saudi Harvested Natural Products and their Derivatives against Covid-19


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