School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries
Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
Study Hours/Academic Levels:
1. Bachelor of PharmD:
The program includes studying 175 credit hours divided into 5 academic levels.
2. Bachelor of PharmD (Clinical Pharmacy): The program includes studying 178 credit hours divided into 5 academic levels.
Meet the Dean
Professor Yasser Mohamed
Dr. Yasser is a professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, (SCU). He joined BUC in 2021.
Dr. Yasser graduated from the faculty of pharmacy, Cairo University in 1986 and obtained his master’s degree in 1989.
Dr. Yasser occupied the post of assistant lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy, SCU. in 1995 and he obtained his Ph.D. in 1999 from the scientific channel between the University of Texas, Medical Branch (UTMB), Texas, USA, and SCU, Egypt.
He occupied the post of lecturer in 1999 and assistant professor in 2006.
He became a professor in 2012. He is interested in the research field in the area of Pharmacology and Toxicology with more than 60 international publications and has received many rewards. In 2020, He became among the best 2% of researchers in Pharmacology and Toxicology sciences according to Stanford University, USA, evaluation.
Dr. Yasser occupied several managerial posts including, Head of Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, SCU in 2007. The Coordinator of the Clinical Pharmacy program and Director of the Education Development Center, SCU in 2012, Vice-Dean for postgraduate and research affairs, Faculty of Pharmacy SCU in 2011, then he was appointed the Dean of the faculty, SCU, in 2015.
Meet the Vice Dean
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Soliman Doghish
Vice Dean of Research and Postgraduate Affairs
Dr. Ahmed Soliman graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University (Egypt) in 1998. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Biochemistry Department and researcher in Tumor Marker Oncology Research Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University. He got his Master’s degree in 2005 on oxidative stress induced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Then he obtained his Ph.D. in 2010 on the effect of heroin and cannabis addiction on immune response, sex hormones and investigate the association between heroin and cannabis addiction and oxidative stress.
Dr. Soliman has then worked as Lecturer in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University (Cairo, Egypt). He got promoted to Associate Prof. in May 2016 after which he joined the School of Pharmacy at Badr University in Cairo in 2018. His academic goal is to dedicate his efforts and time to attain excellence in teaching undergraduates and training postgraduates.
He is looking forward to actively participating in pharmacy education, scholar activities, and services at Badr University. Meanwhile, he is looking forward to keeping his research productivity, initiating a research lab for training both under and postgraduates, and collaborating scientifically with new scientists. All of this with the ultimate goal of better understanding of the molecular mechanisms of diseases and developing new therapeutic strategies to provide better health outcomes for our patients.
Meet the Vice Dean
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ehab Mohamed Gedawy
Vice Dean of Environmental Affairs and Community Development
Dr. Ehab Gedawy graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University in 2001. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. He got his Master’s degree in 2006 in the synthesis of some new triazinoquinazoline derivatives of expected antimicrobial activity. Then he obtained his Ph.D. in 2010 on certain heterocyclic compounds containing pyridine and pyrimidine rings: synthesis, anticancer and molecular modeling.
Gedawy has then worked as Lecturer in the Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. He got promoted to Associate Prof. in November 2016 after which he joined the School of Pharmacy at BUC in 2018.
His academic goal is to dedicate his efforts and time to attain excellence in teaching undergraduates and training postgraduates. He is looking forward to actively participating in pharmacy education, scholar activities, and services in BUC.
Meet the Vice Dean
Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Ghany
Vice Dean of Educational and Student Affairs
Elsayed Abdelghany is the Vice Dean and Head of the Pharmaceutics Department of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries at Badr University in Cairo since September 2015.
Professor Elsayed holds a Ph. D. degree in Nuclear Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Cairo University/Atomic Energy Authority, Cairo, Egypt (1997), and held many prestigious positions throughout his career including the Vice-dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries, Sinai University, Egypt, and Professor of Nuclear Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics from 7/2008 to 9/2015. Also, Elsayed was an assistant professor of Nuclear Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority.
Elsayed Abdelghany sponsored many projects funded by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) including EGY/6/03 for the production of radiopharmaceuticals, EGY/4/034 for the production of primary reagents require of the radio-immune assay (RIA), and immune-radiometric assay (IRMA), and EGY/2/007 for the production of monoclonal antibodies for tumor markers.
Elsayed has authored almost 45 journal articles and conference papers covering the localization of radioactive isotopes (for imaging and therapy) in tissues and organs of interest. The localization of such radioactive isotopes depends on many technologies such as gene transfer theory, nanotechnology, and receptors-oriented methods.
Elsayed has supervised over 25 master’s and doctoral theses.
The main field of research concerning the localization of radioactive isotopes (for imaging and therapy) in tissues and organs of interest. The localization of such radioactive isotopes depends on many technologies such as gene transfer theory, nanotechnology, and receptors-oriented methods.
We aim to be the national, regional and international preeminent faculty of pharmacy contributing in transforming human health through innovations in education, practice, and scientific research through providing best in class education, training, and life-long teaming opportunities for students and graduates, while creating, disseminating and applying up to date knowledge based on research and practice in the pharmaceutical, social, and clinical sciences to improve health.
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the School of Pharmacy at BUC.
The School of Pharmacy strives for excellence in all fields of education, learning, scientific research, and activities, and these will only be achieved by you. Science will not be advanced except with the progress of humanity, so make yourself a person that your nation will be proud of, this can be achieved by overcoming all the difficulties you face.
You should know that science is the key to the progress of people. By working we live and by science, we rise.
I`m looking to educate all our students about advanced intellectual knowledge and skills.
Wishing you all a successful University life and a bright future.
Professor Yasser Mohamed
Dean of Pharmacy
Prof. Dr. Yasser Mohamed Ahmed Moustafa
Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries
Prof. Dr. Elsayed AbdElganay Elsayed
Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Soliman Dogish
Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research
Prof. Dr. Ehab Mohamed Abdelmonaem
Vice Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development and Director of the Quality Assurance Unit
Prof. Dr. Randa Mohamed Ahmed Moustafa
Senator and Deputy of the Senate Education Committee
Prof. Dr. Fathy Ebrahim Abduallah
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Center for Bioavailability, Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Prof. Dr. Tallat Abdelmonssef Mohamed
Head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Prof. DR. Safaa Ahmed Mohamed
Head of the Pharmacognosy department
Prof. Dr. Safwat Abdelhady Hafez
Head of the Drugs and Toxicology Department and supervisor of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy
Prof. Dr. Ghanya Sayed Hassan
Head of the Chemistry Department
Dr. Alaliaa Mohamed Abdelgwad Salam
Acting Head of Biochemistry Department
Dr. Heba Ahmed Yassen
Acting Head of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
- The Faculty of Pharmacy is located within the campus of Badr University in Cairo, which is built on a large area of about 45 acres (189,000 m2). The college consists of a building consisting of four floors. The building of the College of Pharmacy includes 14 laboratories, each with a capacity of 40 students distributed among the various departments of the college. These laboratories are equipped with scientific equipment to serve the practical study in the various scientific disciplines in the college. It also includes 4 classrooms, each with a capacity of 150 students, and two halls with a capacity of 80 students, in addition to two classrooms, each with a capacity of 150 students, dedicated to the College of Pharmacy in the building of the College of Business Administration adjacent to the building of the College of Pharmacy.
Facilities supporting teaching and learning:
- School premises:
An IT lab with 25 PCs, 8 printers, 1 photocopier and 2 scanners.
The classrooms are well equipped with comfort seats, a whiteboard, a data show device, a display screen, a microphone, headphones, Wi-Fi, and central air conditioning.
The central library, based on Campus, includes a large number of innovative nursing books and publications set out in a relaxing environment, conducive to studying. There are comfortable seating areas, group study areas, a silent study area and private study rooms.
There are central halls and stands at the university that can be used when necessary, and they are all equipped for cultural, artistic and sports activities.
The university offers a learning management system (LMS) for enhancing learning needs in all areas, assignment, examinations and student registration attendance.
The university offers health care facilities through well-equipped health care clinics (general clinics, dental care clinics and physiotherapy clinic. There is a diverse food court offering cold and hot snacks as a small area offering a variety of groceries and cold snacks. In addition, there is a copy center, a bank and a flower shop.
- Medicinal and aromatic plant farm:
The college contains a farm for medicinal and aromatic plants inside the university gardens behind the building of the College of Pharmacy on an area of not less than 300 square meters and includes many aromatic plants that have medicinal uses, for example (Cactus deer horn – basil – Gazania – sage – marjoram – green tea) which the students of the college study in the curricula of drugs and chemistry of drugs and carry out research and projects on them. It also provides models of medicinal plants that are needed for classes and practical tests for the Department of Pharmacognosy. The college will also work to promote and develop the farm by purchasing seedlings of several additional aromatic plants by the end of the academic year 2021/2022.
- Animal house:
It serves the medical and scientific colleges of the university, affiliated to the College of Veterinary Medicine and serves the College of Pharmacy, and a place is allocated for it that contains 4 rooms, the area of each of which is (150-200 square meters).
Each room contains a refrigerator and deep freezer for preserving samples and tissues. It also contains a place for conducting biological experiments, in addition to the availability of (SONAR & X-ray) devices. The center also has an operating room for animals.
- Simulation center:
A center affiliated with the College of Human Medicine and serves the colleges of medicine, pharmacy, nursing and physical therapy at the university. It consists of two floors in the College of Medicine building and includes 15 rooms including 8 clinics (OSCE room) in addition to an emergency room, an operating room, a store for medical supplies and medicines, a store for simulators and a faculty room And the room of the director of the center, and the center contains a number of 100 mannequins that vary between
(life support – task trainer – Mid Vidality – High Vidality)
The center serves advanced field training for students (internship year) Bachelor of Pharmacy program and Bachelor of Pharmacy program Pharm D Clinical Pharmacy.
- The e-learning platform (LMS):
Badr University in Cairo, since its inception, has an e-learning platform (LMS) that is used to provide scientific material for the course for students registered for the course in different formats (Word – PDF – PowerPoint – narrated PowerPoint – video) and other different formats, and it is characterized by many applications and features on the For example, the possibility of making quizzes and short exams, where the course coordinator can create a bank of questions from which it is possible to create and conduct exams on the site, as well as raise assignments for students (Assignments) and evaluate them, and inform the student about the assignments after their evaluation. Those registered for the course and hold discussion sessions with them through a chat that can be activated and set an appointment with the students.
- Playgrounds, facilities for artistic and cultural activities, entertainment and services:
The college shares with the rest of the university’s colleges the following supporting equipment:
– Equipment for cultural activities:
1- The Roman Theater to host seminars, poetry evenings and cultural competitions.
2- Classrooms for information league competitions.
3- Office of Poetry activities, story, preparing magazines, writing articles.
- Material facilities supporting the scientific research activities of the college:
- Central Research Laboratory
-80 Freezer (1)
Fuming Hood (1)
Rotary Evaporator With vacuum pump (3)
UV Lamp (1)
Four-digit Balance (1)
Three-digit Balance (1)
Two-digit Balance (1)
Jenway pH Meter (3)
pH meter (2)
Double-beam Shimadzu Spectrophotometer (1)
Single-beam Spectrophotometer (1)
Water bath Sonicator (1)
Melting Point Apparatus (2)
Trinocular Microscope with Camera (1)
Monocular Microscope (1)
Water Bath (1)
Hot plate with Magnetic Stirrer (4)
Ultracentrifuge with Cooling (1)
Shaking Incubator with Cooling and Heating (1)
Heating Mantle (1)
Data Show (1)
Laminar Flow Cabinet (1)
Four-digit Balance (1)
Jenway pH meter (1)
144.4 m 2
- Tissue Culture Unit:
Since its inception, the college has worked to establish a tissue culture unit to serve researchers from among the faculty members and the supporting staff. A room attached to Laboratory No. 311 was allocated with an area of about 40 square meters, and the college administration worked to establish it with the necessary laboratory and research equipment, as follows:
The School is fully equipped with a variety of specialized labs according to the faculty needs in each field of study. All the labs contain data show and computer connected to the internet via a wireless network to ensure an interactive learning experience, as well as laboratory preparation rooms containing the chemicals and all the necessary glassware, fire extinguishers and first aid kits.
Chemistry & Biochemistry Labs
6 labs are especially equipped to fulfill the needs of the study of the different branches of chemistry including; Organic & inorganic chemistry, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal chemistry, Biochemistry, Phytochemistry the labs are furnished with electric flames, centrifuge, spectrophotometer, electric water bath, pH meters and others.
3 labs are especially equipped to fulfill the needs of the study pharmacology and Toxicology the lab equipment include digital balance, chymograph, electric water bath, hot plate and others.
3 labs are especially equipped to fulfill the needs of the study of the field of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology including electric water bath, spectrophotometer, electric stirrers & hot plate, digital balance and others.
Microbiology & Pharmacognosy Labs
3 labs are especially equipped to fulfill the needs of the study of both fields of Microbiology & Pharmacognosy including Bunsen burners, electric flames, electric water bath, centrifuge, autoclave, incubators, microscopes and others.
Central Simulation center for clinical pharmacy
Central Computer Labs
Academic Majors and Departments
The academic degrees awarded by the School of Pharmacy, Badr University in Cairo are equivalent by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities Resolution No. 230 of 2019 with the same degrees awarded by the Egyptian universities subject to the Universities Organization Law No. 49 of 1972 and its executive regulations in the corresponding disciplines.
Old bylaw (offered since Fall 2014 till Fall 2018)
1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Drug Manufacturing)
- 169 credit hours
- 5 Years
2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)
- 172 credit hours
- 5 Years
The regulations of colleges of pharmacy in the Arab Republic of Egypt have been amended to adopt competency-based education Based on the decisions of the Pharmaceutical Studies Sector Committee of the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities for the year 2019.
New bylaw (offered since Fall 2019 till present)
1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
- 175 credit hours
- 6 years (5 Years Study + 1 Year Internship)
2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmD – Clinical Pharmacy)
- 178 credit hours
- 6 years (5 Years Study + 1 Year Internship)
School Department Heads
Prof. Dr. Ghania Sayed Hassan
Prof. Dr. Elsayed Abdelghany Elsayed
Prof. Dr. Safwat Abdelhady Mangourah
Prof. Dr. Safaa Ahmed Elmoghazy
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alaliaa Sallam
Prof. Dr. Talaat Abd El-Monsef Elkersh
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Academia and Research
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Curricular Concentration: Science
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