Muhammad Nabeel Ghayur, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

  • Office: Coal Building, Room 816
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5422
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Pharmacology I
Pharmacology II

BPharm, University of Karachi, Pakistan

MPhil (Pharmacology), University of Karachi, Pakistan

PhD (Pharmacology), University of Karachi, Pakistan

Khalid A, Abdalla M, Saeed M, Ghayur MN, Kalauni SK, Al Bratty M, Alhazmi HA, Mesaik MA, Gilani AH, Ul-Haq Z (2022). Sarcorucinine-D inhibits cholinesterases and calcium channels: molecular dynamics simulation, and in vitro mechanistic investigations. Molecules 2022 May 24; 27(11): 3361.

Ghayur MN, Abdalla M, Khalid A, Ahmad S, Gilani AH (2022). Trigonella foenum-graecum methanolic extract on isolated smooth muscles and acetylcholinesterase enzyme: an in vitro and mechanistic in silico investigation. BioMed Research International 2022 Apr 5; 2022:4849464.

Ghayur MN, Gilani AH (2021). Species-specific spasmolytic effect of Aspalathus linearis aqueous crude extract. Pharmacognosy Communications 11 (4): 205-209.

Ghayur MN, Ahmad S, Gilani AH (2021). Spasmolytic effect of Grewia asiatica fruit extract on isolated smooth muscles is mediated via multiple pathways. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2021 Sep 13; 2021:5583372.

Ghayur MN, Butt NW, Parekh MA, Ahmad S, Gilani AH (2021). Gastrouterine smooth muscle tone modulatory action of neem fruit extract is mediated via muscarinic receptors and Ca2+ channels. Pharmacognosy Communications 11(3): 162-167.

Ghayur MN (2021). Potential adverse consequences of combination therapy with gabapentin and pregabalin. Case Reports in Medicine 2021 Jun 2; 2021:5559981.

Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA), McMaster University, Canada

University Teaching Program (UTP), McMaster University, Canada

Board Certified Pharmacist, Ontario, Canada

Community Pharmacy Internship, Ontario, Canada

Pre-Doc Fellowship (Pharmacology), King’s College London, United Kingdom

Post-Doc Fellowship (Physiology & Pharmacology), McMaster University, Canada

Drug development from natural products, Ethnopharmacology, Receptor pharmacology, Muscarinic receptors, Ca2+ channels