Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Ali Keshavarz completed his Doctoral degree in Pharmacy Practice from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran, in 2011. He joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a PhD student in the fall of 2015, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Fakhrul Ahsan with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Ali’s research interest is using Microfluidic technology to simulate disease (pulmonary arterial hypertension) and organ (lung and heart) on the chip. investigation on pulmonary disease treatment and preparing nanoparticles for Intelligent drug delivery to specific sites using modern techniques.
 Jahidur Rashid, Kamrun Nahar, Snehal Raut, Ali Keshavarz and Fakhrul Ahsan, “Fasudil and DETA NONOate, loaded in a peptide-modified liposomal carrier, slows PAH progression upon pulmonary delivery”, Mol. Pharmaceutics, March 2018.
 Hossam Kadry, Taslim A. Al-Hilal, Ali Keshavarz, Farzana Alam, Xu, Changxue, Abraham Joy, and Fakhrul Ahsan, “Multi-purposable filaments of HPMC for 3D printing of medications with tailored drug release and timed-absorption”, Int. J. Pharm, April 2018.
 Ali Keshavarz, Javad Karimi-Sabet, Alborz Fattahi, AbooAli Golzary, Morteza Rafiee-Tehrani, Farid A. Dorkoosh, “Preparation and characterization of raloxifene nanoparticles using Rapid Expansion of Supercritical Solution (RESS)”, J. of Supercritical Fluids 63 (2012) 169–179.
Tuesday, November 5
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM