Prof. Munawwar Kazmi - Pharmacology of Unani Medicine - Best Researcher Award ūüŹÜ¬†

Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

His journey into the realm of Unani Medicine began with a Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Delhi in 1984. This foundational education provided him with the knowledge and skills necessary to embark on a distinguished career in the field of traditional medicine. His academic pursuits laid the groundwork for his subsequent contributions to Unani Pharmacology.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey spans over three decades, marked by dedication and innovation in Unani Medicine. Starting as a Research Assistant in 1985, he steadily rose through the ranks, serving in various capacities such as Research Officer and Assistant Director at regional and national research institutes. Notably, he completed his Doctor of Medicine (Ilmul Advia) from Mumbai University in 2008, further enriching his expertise in Unani Pharmacology. Prof. Kazmi's tenure as a Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Unani Pharmacology at CRIUM/NRIUM-SD under CCRUM, Government of India, showcased his commitment to teaching and research in the field.

Contributions and Research Focus in Pharmacology of Unani Medicine

His contributions to the Pharmacology of Unani Medicine are exemplary. He has undertaken numerous research projects focusing on drug development and the clinical evaluation of single and multicomponent Unani drugs and formulations. His work at the National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders, Hyderabad, reflects his dedication to advancing the understanding and application of Unani remedies in treating various ailments. Prof. Kazmi's research endeavors have significantly contributed to the scientific validation of traditional Unani practices and the integration of herbal pharmacology into modern healthcare systems.

Accolades and Recognition

His outstanding contributions to Unani Medicine have been recognized with several honors and awards. Notably, he received the CCRUM Appreciation Award for his dedication towards research work in 2017. His efforts in the development of Unani Medicine have been acknowledged internationally, with awards such as the 7th Hakim Ahmed Ashraf Memorial Global Award. Prof. Kazmi's recognition underscores the importance of his research in promoting the heritage and efficacy of Unani Medicine on a global platform.

Impact and Influence

His research in the Pharmacology of Unani Medicine has had a profound impact on healthcare practices, both nationally and internationally. By bridging the gap between traditional knowledge and modern science, he has facilitated the integration of Unani remedies into mainstream healthcare systems. His efforts have not only enhanced the accessibility of alternative treatment options but have also promoted the preservation of traditional healing practices. Prof. Kazmi's influence extends beyond academia, shaping policies and initiatives aimed at promoting the use of herbal pharmacology in healthcare.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy as a pioneer in the field of Unani Pharmacology is firmly established. His dedication to research, coupled with his leadership roles in academic and professional organizations, has paved the way for future advancements in the Pharmacology of Unani Medicine. As he continues to serve as the Academic Chair in Unani Medicine at Hamdard University Bangladesh and Director of the National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders, Hyderabad, Prof. Kazmi remains committed to advancing the understanding and application of traditional Unani remedies for the betterment of global health. His legacy will inspire future generations of researchers and practitioners to further explore the potential of Unani Medicine in addressing contemporary healthcare challenges.


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Notable Publications

Munawwar Kazmi | Pharmacology of Unani Medicine | Best Researcher Award

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