Dr. Lutfun Nahar



Dr Lutfun Nahar is a Chemistry honors graduate from Exeter University, and obtained her PhD in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry from Aberdeen University. She is currently working at Liverpool John Moores University.  

Previously she held a number of academic posts including Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at Wolverhampton University, Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry at Robert Gordon University, Research Fellow at Ulster University, Visiting Professor at Tripoli University, Research Scientist at Rowett Research Institute, Medical Research Council Fellow at Robert Gordon University and Post-doctoral Fellow at Aberdeen University.  

Dr Nahar is the Managing Editor of Phytochemical Analysis and a reviewer of 22 international journals. She is in the Editorial Board of 12 international journals. She is the co-author of 321 scientific papers, reviews, books and book chapters in the area of Synthetic Organic Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry. She co-authored the popular textbook, Chemistry for Pharmacy Students (Wiley & Sons) in 2007, which was subsequently translated in Japanese, Greek and Portuguese languages. The second edition of this book is due to be published in 2018. She is also the co-author of the book, Steorid Dimers (Wiley & Sons), published in 2012. She co-edited the third editon of Natural Products Isolation (Humana Press-Springer-Verlag), published in 2012. Computational Phytochemistry (Elsevier), published in April 2018, is the latest contribution from Dr Nahar and Prof Sarker. Dr Nahar has Google citations: 7780, h-index: 42 and i10-index: 175, and ResearchGate score: 43.04. Her research interest is in Drug Discovery and Design incorporating several aspects of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry. Her scientific profile has been published in every edition of the Marquis "Who’s Who in the World" since 2009 and "Who's Who in Science and Engineering" since 2010.

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