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Mayyda Asif Bajwa

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY

An inquisitive and detail-oriented professional, securing Pharm D from Punjab University and Masters in pharmaceutics from UCP, with research revolving around nanotechnology. Ms. Bajwa is currently working as a lecturer in department of pharmacy, Forman Christian College University, Lahore. She also holds certifications in pertinent subjects from renowned institutes like Johns Hopkins University, Rochester Institute of Technology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Mohammed Bin Rashid University.

She has served as a lecturer for four years while apart from academia her expertise lies in manufacturing in Pharmaceutical Industry. She has served as a QA Executive, rendering services for QMS compliance and GMP certification. Her work area entails In House Audits, APQR management, Validation Control, and Supervising Regulatory Investigations. Her quality of work is reflective of her field training in relevant departments and all manufacturing units including parenteral.

She also holds the privilege of having trained at Children Hospital (Clinical Pharmacy), Fazal Din Pharmacy (Dispensing and Retail Pharmacy), High noon, and Schazoo Pharmaceuticals (Industrial Pharmacy) with additional training in emergency care under Rescue 1122 Department.

In terms of prime research, she has explored polymeric materials of natural and synthetic origin, rendering them at nanoscale for ophthalmic gel preparation, improving and augmenting the on-site drug delivery, and alleviating the trouble of frequent administration.

She currently holds 20 plus publications in the national and international journal, serving as a reviewer to more than 4 International Journals. Her body of work comprehends her work in pharmaceutic, hand in hand with other pharmacy disciplines reeling off an interdisciplinary approach. She has presented talks, posters and published abstracts on various national and international platforms.

She holds prestigious membership as a Member of The Chemical Society of Pakistan, Biochemical Society of Pakistan, and Young Researcher Pakistan. She has been trained on the Active Citizenship Program and journalism with British Council.

Research Publications:

  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Maydda Bajwa, Sana Ashiq, Anjum Shahzad, Zohaib Tariq, Muhammad Faisal, Niqash Ahmad, Afshan Arsahd, Raeesa Sattar, Farah Abid (2019). Common herbal plants and their role in control of obesity. International Journal of Biosciences. 15(40), 23-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/15.4.23-32
  • - Wajeeha Ishtiyaq, Arslan Tariq, Nasir Abbas, Muhammad Zia Ud Din, Kanwal Ashiq, Mayyda Bajwa, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Farah Abid,Saleha Yasir, Afshan Arshad, Sana Ashiq (2019). A comprehensive review on racecadotril drug. Int. J. Biosci. 15(2), 405-413. http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/15.2.405-413
  • - Farah Abid, Muhammad Saleem, Sara Zahid, Shumaila Arshad, Saleha Yasir, Mehwish Qayyum, Kanwal Ashiq, Samreen Tanveer, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Sana Ashiq (2019). A comprehensive review on anti-cancer medicinal plants. International Journal of Botany Studies. 4(4), 144-150.
  • - Shumaila Arshad, Masood ur Rehman, Farah Abid, Saleha Yasir, Mehwish Qayyum, Kanwal Ashiq, Samreen Tanveer, Mayyda Bajwa, Sana Ashiq 2019. Current situation of breast cancer in Pakistan with the available interventions. Int. J. Biosci. 14(6), 232-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/14.6.232-240
    (IF 0.7 Thomsen Reuters/ISI indexed/Scopus)
  • - Samreen Tanveer, Abida Latif, Kanwal Ashiq, Mehwish Qayyum, Mayyda Asif Bajwa 2019. A comprehensive review on pharmacological and phytochemical potential of Cassia Fistula Linn: A magical herb. Int J Biol Pharm Allied Sci. 8(6): 1134-1157. https://doi.org/10.31032/IJBPAS/2019/8.6.4734
    (IF 1.3 Thomsen Reuters/ISI indexed/Scopus)
  • - Samreen Tanveer, Mehran Ashfaq, Rashida Parveen, Kanwal Ashiq, Mehwish Qayyum, Mayyda Bajwa, Sana Ashiq, Afshan Arshad 2019. Assessment of the risk factors and various patient related attributes influencing hemodialysis. Int. J. Biosci. 14(4), 238-247. http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/14.4.238-247
  • - Qayyum. M, Tanveer. S, Ashiq. K, Ashiq. S and Bajwa M. Review on isolation and extraction of phytochemicals on Nigella sativa. Int. J. Biosci. https://doi.org/10.46903/gjms/17.03.2070
    (IF 0.7 Thomsen Reuters/ISI indexed/Scopus)
  • - Farah Abid, Muhammad Saleem, Saleha Yasir, Shumaila Arshad, Sundus Qureshi, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Sana Ashiq, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Kanwal Ashiq. "Cancer epigenetics and the role of dietary elements." Gomal J Med Sci 3, no. 17 ( Jul-Sep 2019): 96-104 https://doi.org/10.46903/gjms/17.03.2070 Thomsen Reuters/ISI indexed/Scopus issn/eissn 1819-7973 / 1997-2067
  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Sana Ashiq, Maydda Bajwa, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum. "Knowledge, attitude and practices among the inhabitants of Lahore, Pakistan towards the COVID-19 pandemic: an immediate online based cross-sectional survey while people are under the lockdown." Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, no. 19 (July 2020): S69-S 76. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v19i0.48169
  • - Bajwa MA, Ashiq K, Hafeez H, Qayyum M, Tanveer S, Arslan W. Health Emergency with COVID-19 and Supporting Role of Community Pharmacists in Pakistan. RADS J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2020; 8(4):1-5. https://doi.org/10.37962/jpps.v8i4.421 ISSN 2521-8514/ISSN 2521-8484 HEC INDEX
  • - Tanveer S, Athar Masood A, Ashiq K, Qayyum M, Bajwa M A, Rukh A S, Arshad A, Sattar R. A Review on Existing Tetracyclines Analogues and Their Pharmacologically Targeted SAR. RADS J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2020; 8(3): 1-https://doi.org/10.37962/jpps.v8i3.426 ISSN 2521-8514/ISSN 2521-8484 HEC INDEX
  • - Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Kanwal Ashiq, Haiqa Hafeez, Mehwish Qayyum, Samreen Tanveer, Wajeeha Arslan,. "Health Emergency with COVID-19 and Supporting Role of Community Pharmacists in Pakistan." RADS Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical sciences, February 2021: Vol 8 No 4 (2020). DOI:10.37962/jpps.v8i4.421 ISSN 2521-8514/ISSN 2521-8484 HEC INDEX
  • - Samreen Tanveer, Athar Masood, Kanwal Ashiq, Mehwish Qayyum, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Asma Shah Rukh, Afshan Arshad, Raeesa Sattar. "A Review on Existing Tetracyclines Analogues and Their Pharmacologically Targeted SAR." RADS Journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences Vol 8 No 3 (2020) (January 2021): 173-180.
    DOI: 10.37962/jpps.v8i3.426 ISSN 2521-8514/ISSN 2521-8484 HEC INDEX
  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Sana Ashiq, Rabia Khokhar, Farah Abid. A comprehensive review on gout: the epidemiological trends, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2021;17(4):1234- 1238 https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.313
  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Sana Ashiq, Mehwish Qayyum, Rabia Khokhar, Samreen Tanveer. "An updated review: the year 2020 and covid-19 pandemic." Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences, 2021(abstract displayed online) http://www.tjps.pharm.chula.ac.th/ojs/index.php/tjps/issue/view/9 (Impact Factor 0.24)
  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Rabia Khokhar, Farah Abid, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Sana Ashiq, Sana Jameel. A cross-sectional Analysis of Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices Regrading Traditional Medicine Use among Pharmacy Students of Different Private and Government Universities of Lahore, Pakistan. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Sciences (ACCEPTED)
  • - Ashiq K, Bajwa MA, Ashiq S, Ashiq K. COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impact on the Pharmacy Education. Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2021;18(2):122-123 (Indexed in Web of Science) https://doi.org/10.4274/tjps.galenos.2020.39024
  • - Muslim Bin Aqeel, Sana Ashiq, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Kanwal Ashiq. Potential Role of Glucose Transporters in Glucose Homeostasis: a Narrative Review. RADS Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2021;9(1):82-85. https://doi.org/10.37962/jpps.v9i1.424 HEC INDEX
  • - Bajwa MA, Ashiq K. The COVID-19 Crisis and Supportive Role of Pharmacists in Cancer Patients. Journal of the Dow University of Health Sciences (JDUHS). 2020 30;14(2):95- 6. https://doi.org/10.36570/jduhs.2020.2.966
    ( Scopus index)
  • - Kanwal Ashiq, Mehwish Qayyum, Rashida Parveen, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Shafiq Ali Shah Bukhari, Rana Mohsin Ismail, Sana Ashiq. Drug discovery and development: current practices and future. International Journal of Biosciences. 2021 (Indexed in WoS, Scopus, In press)
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