🌟Dr. Alaa Hammad | Addiction | Best Researcher Award🏆

Dr.Alaa Hammad,Alzaytoonah University of Jordan,Jordan

Dr. Alaa Hammad is a distinguished academic at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, located in Amman, Jordan. He holds a prominent position within the university, contributing significantly to both its academic and research endeavors. Dr. Hammad’s expertise spans across various disciplines, with a particular focus on [specific fields, e.g., computer science, engineering, etc., if known]. He is renowned for his extensive research, numerous publications, and active participation in academic conferences and workshops. His commitment to education and research excellence has made him a respected figure in the academic community at Al-Zaytoonah University and beyond.


Scopus Profile


University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA, 2017. GPA 4.0/4.0.M.Sc. (Pharmaceutical Sciences – Pharmacology)
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, New York, USA, 2011. GPA 3.93/4.0.B.Sc. (Pharmacy)
Jordan University, Amman, Jordan, 2007. GPA 3.63/4.0.,Ph.D. Dissertation,”The role of Glutamate Transporter 1 and Cystine-glutamate exchanger in cocaine and ethanol co-abuse: Potential therapeutic targets,” University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.,Employment,Academic Positions,Associate Professor, Pharmacology Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (December 15, 2021 – Present).,Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (December 15, 2017 – December 15, 2021).,Graduate Assistant, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio,


Academic Positions,Associate Professor, Pharmacology Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (December 15, 2021 – Present).Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (December 15, 2017 – December 15, 2021).Graduate Assistant, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA (August 2015 – August 2017).Instructor, Pharmacology Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (February 2012 – August 2014).Non-Academic Positions,Assistant Data Analyst, International Pharmaceutical Research Center (IPRC), Amman, Jordan (March 2007 – August 2009).

Supervision of Graduate Research

Ghadeer M.S. Swiss: “Effects of water pipe whole body exposure on gene expression of glial glutamatergic transporters in different mesocorticolimbic brain regions,” 2020.,Yasmine Ibrahim: “Effects of Oxandrolone on glial glutamatergic transporters expression in different mesocorticolimbic brain regions,” 2020.,Lujaine Zagari: “Aspirin effect on tobacco smoke withdrawal-induced anxiety in female rats,” 2021.


Al-Zaytoonah University research grant (grant no. 26/12/2019-2020): “Effect of chronic inhalation of water pipe on rat behavior and glial glutamate transporters and cannabinoid receptor type 1 in rats.” Amount: 56,000 USD, duration: 24 months.,International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) research grant (grant no. CRP/JOR21-03): “Aptamer-guided Plant Polyphenol Nanoassemblies for Effective Cancer Targeting.” Amount: 45,000 Euro, duration: 36 months.

Teaching Experience

Graduate Courses,Advanced Pathophysiology for Nursing Students.,Advanced Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.,Undergraduate Courses,Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 1 & 2.,Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.,Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Laboratory.,Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics Laboratory 1 (Clinical Cases) & 2 (Hospital).,Professional Pharmacy Practice 2.,Pathophysiology and Pathophysiology Laboratory.,Physiology 1 and Physiology Laboratory.,Pharmacology Laboratory.

Membership in Scientific Societies and Associations

Member of Jordan Pharmaceutical Association (JPA).,Member of American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).,Member of Society for Neuroscience (SFN).


1.Hammad, A.M., Al-Zaghari, L., Alfaraj, M., Al-Shawaf, L., & Sunoqrot, S. (2024). Nanoassemblies from the Aqueous Extract of Roasted Coffee Beans Modulate the Behavioral and Molecular Effects of Smoking Withdrawal-Induced Anxiety in Rats. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. [Accepted].

2.Sunoqrot, S., Alkurdi, M., Al Bawab, A.Q., Hammad, A.M., et al. (2023). Encapsulation of Morin in Lipid Core/PLGA Shell Nanoparticles Significantly Enhances its Anti-Inflammatory Activity and Oral Bioavailability. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal.

3.Hammad, A.M., Shawaqfeh, B., Hikmat, S., et al. (2023). The Role of Vitamin E in Protecting against Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and the Neurotoxic Effects of Acute Paracetamol in Pregnant Female Rats. Toxics, 11(4), 368.

4.Amawi, H., Arabyat, R.M., Al-Azzam, S., Hammad, A.M., et al. (2023). The Length of Hospital Stay of Patients with Venous Thromboembolism: A Cross-Sectional Study from Jordan. Medicina, 59(4), 727.

5.Hammad, A.M., Alhusban, A.A., Alzaghari, L.F., et al. (2023). Effect of Cigarette Smoke Exposure and Aspirin Treatment on Neurotransmitters’ Tissue Content in Rats’ Hippocampus and Amygdala. Metabolites, 13(4), 515.

6.Tarawneh, O., Hammad, A.M., Maffouz, H.A., et al. Development of Mucoadhesive Cellulose Derivatives Based Films for the Treatment of Vaginal Candidiasis.

7.Abusara, O.H., Ibrahim, A.I., Issa, H., Hammad, A.M., et al. (2023). In Vitro Evaluation of ALDH1A3-Affinic Compounds on Breast and Prostate Cancer Cell Lines as Single Treatments and in Combination with Doxorubicin. Current Issues in Molecular Biology, 45(3), 2170-2181.

8.Hammad, A.M., Alzaghari, L.F., Alfaraj, M., et al. (2023). Acetylsalicylic Acid Reduces Cigarette Smoke Withdrawal-Induced Anxiety in Rats via Modulating the Expression of NFĸB, GLT-1, and xCT. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 13, 1047236.

Saleh, M.M., Abuarqoub, D.A., Hammad, A.M., et al. (2022). In Vitro Anticancer Properties of Novel Bis-Triazoles. Current Issues in Molecular Biology, 45(1), 175-196.

9.Hammad, A.M., Naser, A., Amawi, H., et al. (2022). Effect of Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid in Attenuating Pregabalin-Induced Condition Place Preference. Behavioural Brain Research, 114244.

10.Khdair, S.I., Al-Bdour, R., Jarrar, W., Hammad, A., et al. (2022). Immunogenetic Profiling of SLE and LN among Jordanian Patients. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 12(12), 1955.

11.Alhusban, A.A., Hammad, A.M., Alzaghari, L.F., et al. (2022). Rapid and Sensitive HPLC-MS/MS Method for Quantification of Dopamine, GABA, Serotonin, Glutamine, and Glutamate in Rat Brain Regions after Exposure to Tobacco Cigarettes. Biomedical Chromatography.

12.Hamed, R., Abu Kwiak, A.D., Al-Adhami, Y., Hammad, A.M., et al. (2022). Microemulsions as Lipid Nanosystems Loaded into Thermoresponsive In Situ Microgels for Local Ocular Delivery of Prednisolone. Pharmaceutics, 14(9), 1975.

13.Al-Shalabi, E., Abusulieh, S., Hammad, A.M., Sunoqrot, S. (2022). Rhoifolin Loaded in PLGA Nanoparticles Alleviates Oxidative Stress and Inflammation In Vitro and In Vivo. Biomaterials Science.

14.Hammad, A.M., Al-Qerem, W.A., Sunoqrot, S.Z., et al. (2022). Pharmacy Students’ Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Experiential Training in Jordan and United Kingdom. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 21(7), 1531-1541.

15.Al-Qerem, W., Jarab, A., Hammad, A., et al. (2022). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Adult Iraqi Population Towards COVID-19 Booster Dose: A Cross-Sectional Study. Patient Preference and Adherence, 16, 1525-1537.

16.Hammad, A.M., Al-Qerem, W., Alasmari, F., et al. (2022). Identifying Drug-Therapy Problems Among Syrian Refugees in Zaatari Refugee Camp. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 7199.

17.Hammad, A.M., Al-Qerem, W., Zaid, A.A., et al. (2022). Misconceptions Related to COVID-19 Vaccines Among the Jordanian Population: Myth and Public Health. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

18.Alhusban, A.A., Hammad, A.M., Alzaghari, L.F. (2022). Simple HPLC Method for Simultaneous Quantification of Nicotine and Cotinine Levels in Rat Plasma After Exposure to Two Different Tobacco Products. Acta Chromatographica.

19.Al-Qerem, W., Hammad, A., Jarab, A., et al. (2022). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice with Respect to Antibiotic Use Among Pharmacy Students: A Cross-Sectional Study. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 26(10), 3408-3414.


Alaa Hammad | Addiction | Best Researcher Award

You May Also Like