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Prof. Abdul Wadud Director

Name Prof. Abdul Wadud
Date of Joining as Director 14-02-2019
Qualification M.D. (Ilmul Advia)
Address Director Bunglow, NIUM Campus, Kottigepalya Magadi Main Road
Contact No. 080-23584260
Fax No. 080-23584180

Prof. Abdul Wadud, is presently working as Director of National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore. After his basic education from UP Board he completed BUMS and MD Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has 22 years of experience in the field of Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy. An academician by profession with special interest in Medicinal Plants, Basic Principles of Ilmul Advia and History of Medicine, Prof. Abdul Wadud has more than two decades experience of teaching. He is having more than 42 publications in National and International Research Journals to his credit and has guided 31 Post Graduates of Ilmul Advia for their MD dissertation as guide. He is also supervising two Ph.D Scholars. He is the author/co-author of four books and has translated four Unani Medical manuscripts from Persian to English. He is the Chief Editor of two Scientific Journals and Reviewer of dozen National and International Scientific Journals. He has been member of many committees viz Institutional Ethics Committee for Bio-Medical Research; Institutional Animal Ethics Committee and Scientific Advisory Committee. He is also a member of Pharmacopeia Commission (Unani) and has been nominated as a peer team member by NAAC. He has also written chapters for text books prepared by NCPUL, New Delhi. He is also an eminent Unani expert of T.K.D.L. Project. He has fair knowledge of Urdu, Hindi, English, Persian and Arabic language.

He has presented many of his research works in National and International Conferences held across India. He has chaired six scientific sessions as chairperson/co-chairperson in National and International conferences. He has Organized International conference on Unani medicine, from tradition to evidence based medicine as Joint Organizing Secretary at NIUM. He has been part of many committees for the development of alternate system of medicine and other allotted work.

During his tenure as HoD Ilmul Advia he developed the department in terms of research facilities by establishing and enriching various laboratories to a great extent.

He was bestowed with “Best Teacher Award” from Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India towards his contribution in the field of Unani Medicine. He has held various administrative posts of the institute, such as DDO, Head of the Department (Ilmul Advia), Nodal officer and Appellate authority for RTI, Liaison officer for OBC and Chief Vigilance Officer. Under his guidance NIUM is publishing two Journals and News Letters regularly namely ‘Journal of Research in Unani Medicine’ and ‘Tarjumane Tib’.

A keen and fervent sports person has good interest in recreational activities like Yoga and sports. He has also been a football player and always motivates the staff and students to stay cool and be able-bodied from the demanding environment by joining and participating them in sports facilities available in the institute.

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