Shumaila Hanif, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology

  • Office: Coal Building, 718
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5551
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Medical Immunology
Medical Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
General Microbiology
Integrated Case Studies
Critical Evaluation of Medical Literatures
Laboratory Research Methods
Techniques in Molecular Biology

MBA in Professional track, Coleman College of Business, University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY. USA
BSc, Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University, Kuwait
MSc, Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
PhD, Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

1.     Whitlow E, Mustafa AS, Hanif SNM. An Overview of the Development of New Vaccines for Tuberculosis. Vaccines (Basel). 5; 8(4): E586, 2020. (Doi: 10.3390/vaccines8040586. PMID: 33027958).

2.     Al Akhrass F, Trackett M, Mikhael E, Akhter S. Hanif SNM. Central Nervous Cryptococcosis and Chronic Hepatitis C: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature. Clin Surg. 5:2959. 2020.

3.   Al Akhrass F, Abdallah L, Hrizat A, Hanif SNM. Toxic shock and shock-like syndrome: The constant threat. Clin Surg. 4:2619. 2019.

4.    Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral immune responses in mice immunized with a region of difference DNA vaccine constructs of pUMVC6 and pUMVC7. Int J Mycobacterial. 6(3): 281-28, 2017. (Doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_98_17. PMID: 28776528).

5.    Durham PG, Hanif SNM, Contreras LG, Young EF, Braunstein MS, Hickey AJ. Disposable dosators for pulmonary insufflation of therapeutic agents to small animals. J Vis Exp. 30 (121):1-6. 2017. (doi: 10.3791/55356. PMID: 28447980; PMCID: PMC5564432).

6.    Hanif SNM, P. Durham, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Pharmacokinetics of CPZEN-45 aerosol powders administered by passive inhalation to guinea pigs. Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) 3: 683-687. 2014.

7.    Hanif SNM, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Liquid chromatographic determination of CPZEN-45, a novel anti-tubercular drug, in biological samples. J Pharm Biomed Anal.88: 370-376. 2014.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Phamaceutical Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

Developing new diagnostic methods, new drugs and new vaccines for Tuberculosis

Educational and Clinical Research