Dr. Sajjad Ali

Dr. Sajjad Ali



Email: sajjad.ali@kiu.edu.pk


  • PhD HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, ICCBS, University of Karachi
  • MSc University of Karachi
  • Graduation University of Karachi
  • HSSC Federal Board of Islamabad
  • SSC Federal Board of Islamabad
  • Post-doctorate Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
  • Research Officer HEJ Research Institute of Chemisry, ICCBS, University of Karachi
  • Assistant Professor Karakoram International University Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Chairman Department of Chemistry Karakoram International University
  • Investigation on Potential Antioxidant Plants from Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Discovery of Anti-diabetic and Anti-cancer Plants from CKNP Region of Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Annual Poster Presentation Competition of MSc Research at the Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi
  • HEC Approved Supervisor for M. Phil and PhD Scholars

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, President Postdoctoral Fellowship at Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai China
  • KIU Best Researcher of Year-2016

  • Discovery of Antioxidants and other phytochemicals with biological potential , Anti-inflammatory studies, Antiglycation Studies, Phytochemistry of Medicinally important plant species

  • Synthesis of pyrimidoindoles and investigation of their chemical biology especially their role as stem cell growth promoters and against cancer
    • Phytochemical and biological investigation of chloroform and ethylacetate fractions of Euphorbia heterophylla leaf (Euphorbiaceae), Abiodun Falodun, Sajjad Ali, M. I. Qadir and M. Iqbal Choudhary, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 2, 365-369, 2008.
    • Antioxidant activity of wild plants collected in Beni-Sueif governorate, Upper Egypt., Sameh A., Abdelaaty E., Sajjad A., M. Iqbal Choudhary, Drug Discov. Ther., 2, 286-288, 2008.
    • Superoxide anion radical, an important target for the discovery of antioxidants, S. Ali, M. I. Choudhary, A. U. Rahman, Atheroscelrosis Supplements, 9, 268, 2008
    • Antioxidant flavonoids from Tamus communis ssp. cretica, F. Shaheen, L. Ali, S. Ali, N. Erdemoglu, B. Sener, Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 45, 2009
    • Bioactive compounds from the fruits of Zanthoxylum leprieurii, Alembert T. Tchinda, Victorine Fuendjiep, Ali Sajjad, Chelea Matchawe, Pascal Wafo, Sadia Khan, Pierre Tane, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Pharmacologyonline, 1, 406-415, 2009.
    • Synthesis, antioxidant activities and urease inhibition of some new 1, 2, 4-triazole and 1, 3, 4-thiadiazole derivatives, Imtiaz Khan, Sajid Ali, Shahid Hameed, Nasim Hasan Rama, Muhammad Tahir Hussain, Abdul Wadood, Reaz Uddin, Zaheer Ul-Haq, Ajmal Khan, Sajjad Ali, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Eur. J. Medi. Chem., 45, 5200-5207, 2010.
    • Characterization and antiglycation activity of phenolic constituents from Viscum album (European Mistletoe), M. Iqbal Choudhary, Saima Meher, Afshan Begume, Ahmed Abbaskhan, Sajjad Ali, Ambreen Khan, Shafique-ur-Rehman, Atta-ur-Rehman Chem. Pharm. Bull., 58, 980-982, 2010.
    • Hemiterpene glucosides and other constituents from Spiraea canescens , M. Iqbal Choudhary, Nadra Naheed, Ahmed Abbaskhan, Sajjad Ali, Atta-ur-Rahman, Phytochemistry, 70, 1467–1473, 2009.
    • Bis-Schiff bases of isatins: A new class of antioxidant, Khalid Mohammed Khan, Momin Khan, Nida Ambreen, Fazal Rahim, Bakhtiar Muhammad, Sajjad Ali, Syed Moazzam Haider, Shahnaz Perveenb and M. Iqbal Choudhary, Journal of Pharmacy Research, 4(10), 3402-3404, 2011.
    • 2, 4, 6-Trichlorophenylhydrazine Schiff bases as DPPH radical and super oxide anion scavengers, Khalid Mohammed Khan, Zarbad Shaha, Viqar Uddin Ahmad, Momin Khan, Muhammad Taha, Fazal Rahim, Sajjad Ali, Nida Ambreen, Shahnaz Perveen, M. Iqbal Choudhary and Wolfgang Voelter, Medicinal Chemistry, 8, 452-461, 2012.
    • New dimeric and trimeric coumarin glucosides from Daphne retusa Hemsl, Farrukh Mansoora, Itrat Anisa Sajjad Alib, Muhammad Iqbal Choudharyb, Muhammad Raza Shah, Fitoterapia, 88, 19–24, 2013.
    • Biological activities of Suaeda heterophylla and Bergenia stracheyi , Iftikhar Ali, Shahzadi Bibi, Hidayat Hussain, Fozia Bano, Sajjad Ali, Sher Wali Khan, Viqar Uddin Ahmad, Ahmed Al-Harrasi, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, 5, 116-120, 2014.
    • Botanical pesticide and insects repellent prepared from Tanacetum baltistanicum endemic to Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Ismail*, Farhad Hussain, Sajjad Ali, Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 5, 128-135, 2014.
    • Comparative analysis of total phenolic contents of some plant species of genus Artemisia, Mentha and Datura, Muhammad Ismail, Sajjad Ali, Sumera Shaheen, Adila Wali, Naila Begum, International Journal of Biosciences, 5, 393-398, 2014.
    • Antioxidant potential of various fractions of lichen species of Gilgit-Baltistan, District Hunza-Nagar, Muhammad Ismail1, Sajjad Ali*, Hira F. Abbas, Tooba Mahboob, Khalil Ahmed, Muhammad I. Choudhary, International Journal of Biosciences, 5, 346-353, 2014.
    • Quantitative Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Commercial Fruit Juices by Redox Titration, Muhammad Ismail, Sajjad Ali, Manzoor Hussain, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, 5(4), 22-25, 2014.
    • A new ferulic acid ester and other constituents from Tamarix nilotica leaves, Sameh F. A., Sajjad A., M. I. Choudhary, Chem. Pharm. Bull., 57, 740-742, 2009.
    • Acylhydrazide Schiff bases: DPPH radical and superoxide anion scavengers, Khalid Mohammed Khan, Muhammad Taha, Farzana Naz, Salman Siddiqui, Sajjad Ali, Fazal Rahim, Shahnaz Perveen, M. Iqbal Choudhary and Wolfgang Voelter, Medicinal Chemistry, 8, 705-710, 2012.
    • Structure-based design, synthesis and biological evaluation of β-glucuronidase inhibitors, Khalid M. Khan • Nida Ambreen • Muhammad Taha • Sobia A. Halim • Zaheer-ul-Haq • Shagufta Naureen • Saima Rasheed • Shahnaz Perveen, Sajjad Ali Mohammad Iqbal Choudhary, J Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 28(5), 2014, 577-585.
    • Natural Novel Antioxidants, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Sajjad Ali, Vinitha M. Thadani, Natural Novel Antioxidants, Patent #: 20090048332, 2009.
    • Synthesis and DPPH radical scavenging activity of 5-Arylidene-N, NDimethylbarbiturates, Khalid M. Khan, Momin Khan, Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Taha, Abul Hameed, Sajjad Ali, M. Iqbal Choudhary. Medicinal Chemistry, 7, 231-236, 2011.
    • Antioxidant activity of some lichen metabolites, Vinitha M. Thadhani, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Sajjad Ali, Iman Omar, Hina Siddique & Veranja Karunaratne, Natural Product Research, 19, 1827-1837, 2011.
    • In Vitro Antioxidant and Antiglycation Studies on African mistletoe (T. bangwensis (Engler and K. Krause), Danser) and Ring Worm Plant (S. alata (Linn.) Roxb) from Nigeria, Kingsley C.Patrick-Iwuanyanwu1&2, Sajjad Ali*2&3, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary2, Muhammad Ismail3 and Saima Rasheed2 , Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (Accepted)
    • Synthesis of 6-chloro-2-Aryl-1H-imidazo[4,5-b]pyridine derivatives: Antidiabetic, antioxidant, β-glucuronidase inhibiton and their molecular docking studies, Muhammad TahaabNor Hadiani Ismaila, b, Syahrul Imrana, b, Hesham Rashwanc, d, Waqas Jamile, Sajjad Alif, Syed Muhammad Kashife, Fazal Rahimh, Uzma Salarg, Khalid Mohammed Khan, Bioorganic Chemistry
    • Synthesis of Benzophenone Hydrazone Analogs and their DPPH Radical Scavenging and Urease Inhibitory Activities, Synthesis of Benzophenone Hydrazone Analogs and their DPPH Radical Scavenging and Urease Inhibitory Activities 1Khalid Mohammed Khan*, 1,2Fazal Rahim, 1,3Ajmal Khan, 1Sajjad Ali, 1,4,5Muhammad Taha,1Syed Muhammad Saad, 1,6Momin Khan, 7Najeebullah, 7A. Shaikh, 8Shahnaz Perveen and 1Muhammad. Iqbal Choudhary, J.Chem.Soc.Pak., Vol. 37, No. 03, 2015
    • Gram-Scale Laboratory Synthesis of UM171, a Potent Agonist of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal, Sajjad Ali,† Shun-Ming Yu, and Zhu-Jun Yao*, Gram-Scale Laboratory Synthesis of UM171, a Potent Agonist of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-renewal. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 10236−10241
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