Department of Pharmacognosy - Kabul University

Department of Pharmacognosy

Pharmacognosy" derives from two Greek words, "pharmakon" or drug, and "gnosis" or knowledge. Like many contemporary fields of science, Pharmacognosy has undergone significant change in recent years and today represents a highly interdisciplinary science which is one of five major areas of pharmaceutical education.

     Its scope includes the resource management of crude drugs of natural origin, study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs and drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources.

      Research fields in pharmacognosy include studies in the areas of phytochemistry, biosynthesis, biotransformation, chemotaxonomy and other biological and chemical sciences.

Core Subjects:

  • Botany
  • Pharmacognosy I
  • Pharmacognosy II semesters
  • Phytotherapy  

 

Department of Pharmacognosy

1

Mohammad Osman Babury

Pohand (professor)

B. Pharm, M. Pharm. Pharmcognosy  

Pharmacognosy

Deputy Ministry/ lecturer  

 

2

Mohammad Nasim Seddiqui

Pohand (professor)

B. Pharm

Pharmacognosy

Dean of Faculty/ Head of Department

moseddiqui@yahoo.com

0093780 86 79 95

3

Abdul Ghani Karimi

 

Pohandoy (Assistant Professor)

B. Pharm, M. Pharm. Pharmcognosy 

Pharmacognosy

Lecturer

karimiabg@gmail.com

4

Mohammad Humayoon Amini

 

Pohanyar (teaching assistant)

B. Pharm, M. Pharm. Pharmcognosy 

Pharmacognosy

Lecturer

m_hamayon@yahoo.com

0093747 66 30 83

5

Sadia Wali

 

Pohanyar (teaching assistant)

Pharm. D, Master student

Pharmacognosy

Lecturer

 

6

Rabia Ayobi

 

Pohyalay (teaching assistant)

Pharm. D

Pharmacognosy

Lecturer