Dr. Omer Mustapha


Dr. Omer Mustapha


Assistant Professor




Dow College of Pharmacy, DUHS


Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy): Lab of Physical and industrial pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Hanyang University, South Korea.

Pharm-D (Doctor of Pharmacy): University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh Pakistan


  1. Sun, R., Shen, C., Shafique, S., Mustapha, O., Hussain, T., Khan, I.U., Mehmood, Y., Anwer, K., Shahzad, Y. and Yousaf, A.M., 2020. Electrosprayed Polymeric Nanospheres for Enhanced Solubility, Dissolution Rate, Oral Bioavailability and Antihyperlipidemic Activity of Bezafibrate. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 15, pp.705-715.
  2. Omer Mustapha, Fakharud Din, Dong Wuk Kim, Jong Hyuck Park, Kyu Bong Woo, Soo-Jeong Lim, Yu SeokYoun, Kwan Hyung Cho, Rehmana Rashid, AbidMehmoodYousaf, Jong Oh Kim, Chul Soon Yong & Han-Gon Choi (2016) Novel piroxicam-loaded nanospheres generated by the electrospraying technique: physicochemical characterisation and oral bioavailability evaluation, Journal of Microencapsulation, 33:4, 323-330, DOI: 10.1080/02652048.2016.1185475
  3. Mustapha O, Kim KS, Shafique S, Kim DS, Jin SG, Seo YG, Youn YS, Oh KT, Lee B-J, Park YJ: Development of novel cilostazol–loaded solid SNEDDS using a SPG membrane emulsification technique: Physicochemical characterization and in vivo evaluation. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2016, 150:216-222.
  4. Mustapha, Omer, Kyung Soo Kim, ShumailaShafique, Dong Shik Kim, Sung GiuJin, Youn Gee Seo, Yu SeokYoun et al. "Comparison of three different types of cilostazol-loaded solid dispersion: Physicochemical characterization and pharmacokinetics in rats." Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2017,154:89-95.
  5. AbidMehmoodYousaf OM, Kim DW, Kim DS, Kim KS, Jin SG, Yong CS, Youn YS, Oh Y-K, Kim JO, Choi H-G: Novel electrosprayednanospherules for enhanced aqueous solubility and oral bioavailability of poorly water-soluble fenofibrate. International journal of nanomedicine 2016, 12:213.
  6. ud Din F, Mustapha O, Kim DW, Rashid R, Park JH, Choi JY, Ku SK, Yong CS, Kim JO, Choi H-G: Novel dual-reverse thermosensitive solid lipid nanoparticle-loaded hydrogel for rectal administration of flurbiprofen with improved bioavailability and reduced initial burst effect. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 2015, 94:64-72.
  7. Kim KS, Jin SG, Mustapha O, Yousaf AM, Kim DW, Kim YH, Kim JO, Yong CS, Woo JS, Choi H-G: Novel fenofibric acid-loaded controlle
  8. ud Din F, Rashid R, Mustapha O, Kim DW, Park JH, Ku SK, Oh Y-K, Kim JO, Youn YS, Yong CS: Development of a novel solid lipid nanoparticles-loaded dual-reverse thermosensitive nanomicelle for intramuscular administration with sustained release and reduced toxicity. RSC Advances 2015, 5:43687-43694.
  9. Rashid R, Kim DW, AbidMehmoodYousaf OM, ud Din F, Park JH, Yong CS, Oh Y-K, Youn YS, Kim JO, Choi H-G: Comparative study on solid self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery and solid dispersion system for enhanced solubility and bioavailability of ezetimibe. International journal of nanomedicine 2015, 10:6147.
  10. Rashid R, Kim DW, ud Din F, Mustapha O, Yousaf AM, Park JH, Kim JO, Yong CS, Choi H-G: Effect of hydroxypropylcellulose and Tween 80 on physicochemical properties and bioavailability of ezetimibe-loaded solid dispersion. Carbohydrate polymers 2015, 130:26-31.
  11. Muttaqi S, Shamim S, Omer M: Practicing hospital pharmacists mentoring pharmacy students in clinical pharmacy: An experience from Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) Pakistan. International Research Journal of Phamacy 2012, 3.
  12. Shafique S, Akram M, Mustapha O, Ali M, Ghoto HS, Shamim S, Dayo A: A retrospective study of NSAIDs containing medication orders for evaluating prescribing errors in outpatient clinical settings of a metropolitan city. Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 2014, 9:141-146.
  13. Din Fu, Choi JY, Kim DW, Mustapha O, Kim DS, Thapa RK, Ku SK, Youn YS, Oh KT, Yong CS, et al: Irinotecan-encapsulated double-reverse thermosensitive nanocarrier system for rectal administration. Drug Delivery 2017, 24:502-510.
  14. ud Din, Fakhar, Dong Wuk Kim, JuYeon Choi, Raj Kumar Thapa, Omer Mustapha, Dong Shik Kim, Yu-Kyoung Oh et al. "Irinotecan-loaded double-reversible thermogel with improved antitumor efficacy without initial burst effect and toxicity for intramuscular administration." ActaBiomaterialia (2017)..
  15. ud Din, Fakhar, WaqarAman, IzharUllah, Omer Salman Qureshi, Omer Mustapha, ShumailaShafique, and Alam Zeb. "Effective use of nanocarriers as drug delivery systems for the treatment of selected tumors." International journal of nanomedicine 12 (2017): 7291.
  16. Park, Jong Hyuck, Dong Shik Kim, Omer Mustapha, Abid Mehmood Yousaf, Jung Suk Kim, Dong Wuk Kim, Chul Soon Yong et al. "Comparison of a revaprazan-loaded solid dispersion, solid SNEDDS and inclusion compound: Physicochemical characterisation and pharmacokinetics." Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 162 (2018): 420-426.
  17. Hanif, Anas M., Ali Akbar Sial, Huma Ali, Farya Zafar, Mirza Tasawar Baig, Rabia Bushra, Maqsood Ahmed Khan, Amber Nawab, Omer Mustapha, and Shumaila Shafique. "Dexibuprofen: Statistical assessment of drug release kinetics and investigative quality perspective." Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences (2018).
  18. Khalid, Farah, Maqsood Ahmed Khan, Anas Hanif, and Omer Mustapha. "Formulation design, characterization and optimization of cinitapride (1mg) immediate release tablets using direct compression technology." Pak. J. Pharm. Sci 31, no. 6 (2018): 2725-2731.