The objective of establishing drug research Center:

  • Benefit from the various disciplines in the field of pharmaceutical applications to conduct scientific research.
  • Link scientific research to drug industry and social problems.
  • Benefit from the expertise of scientists and young researchers for the discovery of new drugs.
  • Encourage scientific research team in various fields for the development of the profession of pharmacy.
  • Provide researchers studying for MSc and PhD with modern facilities to do their best and provide an opportunity for creativity and innovation in scientific research.
  • Work as one team with a common interest, the measure of which is to succeed in achieving the goal, taking into consideration the facilities provided by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Manufacturing at PUA.
  • Provide experience and consultation for drug production sector and contribute for linking the university with society and industry.
  • Organize workshops and training courses in the field of health care and pharmacy.

Specialized laboratories in Drug Research Center:

Instrumental Lab:

Drug Research Center

Contains a set of advanced scientific equipments






Pharmaceutics Lab:

Concerned with the following:Drug Research Center

    • Study the stability of pharmaceutical products
    • Prepare files for pharmaceutical products
    • Develop new pharmaceutical products
    • Set bioequivalence of pharmaceutical products
    • Set release rates
    • Conduct studies on the problems of pharmaceutical industry

Pharmacology Lab:
Concerned with the following:Drug Research Center

    • The impact of new drugs on experimental animals
    • Determine safe doses , the toxicity degree and safety degree of pharmaceutical products

Medical Chemistry Lab:
Concerned with the following:

  • Formation of new drug formulas
  • Invent new means for drug analysis
  • Drug and raw material control

Natural Products Chemistry Lab:
Concerned with the following:

  • Discovery of Egyptian plants suitable as raw materials for pharmaceutical industry
  • Develop new herbal formulations
  • Extract and separate active ingredients from medical plants
  • Drug control on raw material and herbal products

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Lab:
Concerned with the following:

  • Microbiological testing on pharmaceutical products
  • Use biotechnology to identify and control microbes
  • Conduct research to discover new anti-microbial agents

Quality Control Lab:
Concerned with the following:

  • Drug control on raw material and products
  • Propose and evaluate different methods for the analysis of pharmaceutical products
  • Study the stability of pharmaceutical products
  • Analyze the formula of different pharmaceutical products

Animal House:
Concerned with the following:

  • Provide researchers with different experimental animals to conduct experiments , make their research projects and provide them with a suitable place for conducting experiments

Meeting Hall:

  • Distinctive , air conditioned hall suitable for conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Equipped with the latest advanced audio-visual devices
  • Suitable for 100 persons

List of equipments in Drug Research Center:

  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Gas Chromatography (GC-MS)
  • UV Spectrophotometer.
  • Horizontal Laminar Flow
  • Electrophoresis System
  • Polarimeter
  • Refractometer
  • Polygraph .AD Instrument
  • Cooling Shaker
  • Tablet machine
  • Dry granulator
  • Wet granulator
  • Coating pan
  • Tapped density Tester
  • Friability Tester
  • Sieve shaker
  • Hardness tester
  • Projection microscope
  • IR moisture Meter


Chairman of Drug Research Center
Professor Maged El Ghazouly
Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Manufacturing


Contact information:


Drug Research Center
Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Manufacturing (6th Floor)
For more information, please contact
Dr. Ossama Abdullatef
Executive Director of Drug Research Center
Mobile: 01226594955
Phone: (+203) 3877012
Fax: (+203) 3830249

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