Professor Dr. Muhammad Ashraf

D.V.M , M.Sc(Hons) , Ph.D. (USA)
Professor Emeritus

HEC Approved Supervisor.


Professor Dr. Muhammad Ashraf was born on March 1, 1954. He completed his M.Sc (Hons) in 1980 with distinction and was awarded Quaid-e-Azam scholarship for higher studies in USA. He earnedhis Ph. D degree in 1989 from University of Minnesota, USA. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 1989, Associate Professor in 1996 and professor in 2003. He was appointed Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UVAS Lahore,in 2002. In May 2003, he was appointed as Dean Faculty of Bio-Sciences and completed two tenures. He was then appointed as Director Research and then again Dean Faculty of Bio-Sciences in 2012 for third Tenure. In 2009, Dr. Ashraf was appointed as Professoron TTS and was granted Permanent Tenure in 2013.
He is a dedicated academician and researcher and HEC approved PhD supervisor. Ten PhD and 123M.Phil.students have completed their Postgraduate degree under his supervision. His main areas of research are Pharmacokinetics, toxicology, Chemotherapy, Medicinal and Toxic Plants. Dr. Ashrafwon three competitive research and two developmental grants. He has several national and international books on his credit. He has more than 134research papers (57National and 77 International) published mostly in peer review impact factor journals. He has participated in many national and international conferences. His impact factor is above 100 and citations exceeding 300. He is also listed as Productive Scientist of Pakistan and was awarded Research Productivity Award by the Pakistan Council of Science and Technology.

Dr. Ashraffirst time in Pakistan conducted comprehensive research onDiclofenac toxicity in avian species, hazards of tannery pollution in animals, autorickshaw smoke effects, use of plants for theileriosis in animals. He is very popular among the students and was awarded best university teacher award in 2008 by HEC. Many of his students are working on key positions locally and abroad.

Organization of Six national and International Conferences on Pharmaceutical and Environmental toxicologyin the Department from 2008 to 2013 consecutivelyin collaboration with HEC and University of Cambridge, United Kingdom are on his credit. He has served as member of Veterinary Drug expert committee Ministry of Health Pakistan. He was member of many statuary bodies of the university andalso the Convener of committee for the development of Curriculum for Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology. He started many Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree programs in the faculty of Bio Sciences and has raised the level of education to the international level.  After his retirement, he was appointed as professor emeritus in the department of pharmacology and toxicology, UVAS Lahore. At the occasion of Independence Day 14th August, 2014, he was nominated for Presidential civil award TAMGHA-I-IMTIAZ in Veterinary Medicine.

Area of Interest

Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pharmacokinetics, Toxicokinetics, Herbal Plants


  1. General Pharmacology and Toxicology (Practical Manual) by Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and M. Ovais Omer, published by Maktaba-e-Danishwaran, 8-Al Fazal Market, Urdu Bazar, Lahore (2001).
  2. Systemic Pharmacology (Practical Manual) by Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and Muhammad Ovais Omer, published by Maktaba-e-Danishwaran, 8-Al Fazal Market, Urdu Bazar, Lahore (2001).
  3. Anthelmintic efficacy of phenothizine, piperazine, Levamisole and babarang against mature and immature stages of Ascaridiagalli and Heterakisgallinarum in the chickens. M.Sc thesis, 1980. Muhammad Ashraf
  4. The Pharmacokinetics and the mechanism of renal excretion of thiamphenicol in cattle. Ph.D Thesis, 1989. Muhammad Ashraf
  5. Preventive medicine 1994 University Book Corner, Lahore
  6. Textbook of Pharmacology for livestock Assistant Diploma Course (2008) published by ICE&E UVAS, Lahore. Muhammad Adil Rasheed and Muhammad Ashraf
  7. Abstract book of National Seminar and Workshop on Environmental Toxicology and Health March 8-9 2011. Muhammad Ashraf and SohailEjaz
  8. Comparative Pharmacokinetics of Levofloxacin in healthy volunteers and in patients suffering from typhoid fever. VDM Verlog Dr. Muller  ISBN: 978-3-639-24818-0 Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Ashraf, Bilal Ashiq
  9. Abstract book of International Conference of Toxicology January 26-27, 2012 Muhammad Ashraf and SohailEjaz
  10. Evaluation of antiviral and cytotoxic activity of extracts of medicinal plants against infectious bursal disease virus. Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic  Publishing GmbH & Co KG DudweilerLandstr. 99,66123Saarbrücken Germany ISBN: 978-3-8465-2192-2 Waqas Ahmad. Muhammad Ashraf , Aqeel Javeed.
  11. Antiviral properties of medicinal plants against PPR and FMD viruses. Publisher:LAP LAMBERT Academic  Publishing GmbH & Co KG DudweilerLandstr. 99,66123Saarbrücken Germany. ISBN: 978-3-8465-1010-0 Aqeel Javeed, Abid Ali, Muhammad Ashraf
  12. Manual of Experimental Pharmacology.  Authors: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Dr.Muhammad Adil Rasheed, Dr. Qamar Niaz  Edition: 2012-2013 Publisher: Kashif Publications, Lahore.
  13. Manual of Central Nervous System Pharmacology. Authors:  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Dr. Aqeel Javeed Edition: 2012-2013.
  14. Abstract book of International Conference of Pharmaceutical Toxicology April 25-26, 2013 Muhammad Ashraf,  SohailEjaz, M,AdilRasheed, Aqeel Javeed. Abstract book of International livestock, dairy, & poultry congress (ILDPC) April 17-18, 2013.Organized by PVMA at Lahore. Edited by M. Ashraf, M.A.Rasheed, K.M.Shouq

International research publications

  1. Khan HM, M Ashraf, AS Hashmi, MD Ahmad and AA Anjum, Relationship between disease activity and circulating level of collagen II C-telopeptide fragments in papain induced osteoarthritis rat model, Pak Vet J, xx(x): xxx. ISSN: 0253-8318 (PRINT), 2074-7764 (ONLINE) Accessible at:
  2. Ejaz S, Anwar K, Ashraf M., mri and neuropathological validations of the involvement of air pollutants in cortical selective neuronal loss. Environ SciPollut Res Int. 2013 Nov 15.
  3. Riffat Fatima Muhammad AshrafSohailEjazb, Muhammad Adil Rasheed, Imran Altaf, MisbahAfzal, ZainabBatool, Umber Saleem, Khaleeq Anwar.,In vitro toxic action potential of anti tuberculosis drugs and their combinations,Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2013. 36 (2013) 501-513.
  4. Z. U. Rehman, M. Ashraf, M. A. Khan, M. A. Jabbar M. Abbas and A. M. Khan., Pharmacokinetics of ketoprofen in healthy buffalo calves in Pakistan. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, ISSN: 1018-7081., 2013. 23(2): 2013, Page: 416-419
  5. H. M. Khan, M. Ashraf,  A. S. Hashmi, M. U. D. Ahmad  and A. A. Anjum., Papain induced progressive degenerative changes in articular Cartilage of rat femorotibial joint and its histopathological grading, The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, ISSN: 1018-7081.2013. 23(2): 2013, Page: 350-358.
  6. Khaleeq Anwar, SohailEjaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Imran Altaf, Aftab Ahmad Anjum., Cytotoxic, phytotoxic, and mutagenic appraisal to ascertain toxicological potential of particulate matter emitted from automobiles., Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2013. Research 01/2013.
  7. Anwar K, Ejaz S, Ashraf M, Ahmad N, Javeed A. Monitoring trace elements generated by automobiles: air pollutants with possible health impacts. Environ SciPollut Res Int. 2012 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print].2013.
  8. Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Imran Khokhar, Bilal Ashiq,  Muhammad IrfanMasood,ShehryarAfzal, Ovais Omer, Mohsin Aliand M. Imran QadireComparative Pharmacokinetics of Levofloxacin in Healthy Volunteers and in Patients Suffering from Typhoid Fever., Iranian Journal ofPharmaceutical Research. 2013. (2013), 12 (1): 147-154.
  9. Rasheed M. A*., M. Ashraf, M. O. Omer, S. Khan., Pharmacokinetics of long acting amoxicillins in buffalo calves in Pakistan. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 2013. 23(1 Suppl.): 2013, 1-4.
  10. RizwanaRaheel, Muhammad Ashraf, SohailEjaz, Aqeel Javeed, Imran Altaf., Assessment of the cytotoxic and anti-viral potential of aqueous extracts from different parts of Acacia nilotica (Linn) Delile against Peste des petits ruminants virus.,  Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacolog. 2013. 35(1):72-81.
  11. Muhammad Ihtisham ,Umar, Aqeel JaveedAmjadRiaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad MahmoodMukhtar, SheryarAfzal, RabiaAltaf., Polarity based solvents extraction of Opuntiadillenii and Zingiberofficinale for in-vitro antimicrobial activities., International Journal of Food Properties., 2013. 16(1): 114–124.
  12. Hussain M, Javeed A, Ashraf M, Siddique S, Riaz A, Mukhtar MM., Exploration of potential ligands against cancer-causing transcription factor E2F3., Pak J Pharm Sci. 2012. 2012 Oct;25(4):793-801.
  13. MuzammalHussain,   Aqeel Javeed, Mhammad Ashraf,AmjadRiaz,  Ijaz Ali, AamirGhafoor., Can airway tolerance be promoted immunopharmacologically with Aspirin in Aspirin-insensitive allergic bronchial asthmatics by T regulatory cells (Tregs)-directed immunoregulatory therapy?. Journal of Medical Hypotheses and Ideas., 2012. 6(2):80-84.
  14. A. Ali, S. Afzal, M. Ashraf, S. Amin, A. Javeed and M. Usman., Pharmacokinetic study of ketoprofen in healthy sheep under local conditions of Pakistan., J. Anim. Plant Sci. 2012., 22(2):588-592.
  15. M. N. Anwer, M. A. Rasheed and M. Ashraf, Pharmacokinetics Of KetoprofenIn Healthy Donkeys In Pakistan, J. Anim. Plant Sci. 2012. 22(4): 966-969
  16. H. M. Khan, M. Ashraf, A. S. Hashmi, M. U. D. Ahmad and A. A. Anjum., Clinical Assessment Of Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis Rat Model In Relation To Time., J. Anim. Plant Sci.2012. 22(4): 960-965
  17. Muhammad Ramzan, Muhammad Ashraf, KhawajaTahirMahmood., Toxicity of FlunixinMeglumine in Broiler Chickens., J. Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research., 2012, 4(2), 1748-1754.
  18. Ejaz S, Ashraf  M, Shakir L, Ahmad N., Exploratory study using proton induced X-ray emission analysis and histopathological techniques to determine the toxic burden of environmental pollutants., Environ Pollut. 2012. 170:242-253.
  19. LubnaShakir, SohailEjaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Imran Iltaf, Aqeel Javeed., Ecotoxicological risks associated with tannery effluent wastewater., Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2012. 34(2):180–191.
  20. MuzammalHussain, Aqeel Javeed, Muhammad Ashraf, Nuha Al-Zaubai, Alastair Stewart, Muhammad MahmoodMukhtar, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, tumour immunity and immunotherapy, Pharmacological Research, 2012. 66(1):7-18.
  21. Omer .M. O., Ashraf. M., Javeed. A., Azhar. M, Immunostimulatory effect of ivermectin on macrophage engulfment and delayed type hypersensitivity in broilers.,The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences., 2012. 22(2): 250-255.
  22. MuzammalHussain† , Aqeel Javeed*, Muhammad Ashraf , AmjadRiaz , Muhammad Hassan Mushtaq., Aspirin may do wonders by the induction of immunological self-tolerance against autoimmune atherosclerosis, Med Hypotheses, 2012., 78(1):171-3
  23. Muzammal Hussain, Aqeel Javeed †*, Muhammad Ashraf, Yong Zhao, Muhammad Mahmood Mukhtar, Muti Ur Rehman., Aspirin and immune system. International Immunopharmacology.,2012. 12: 10-20.
  24. Farhan Ahmad Atif*1, Muhammad Sarwar Khan2, Muhammad Arif Khan2, Muhammad Ashraf3 and Muhammad Avais2., Chemotherapeutic Efficacy of Oxytetracycline, Enrofloxacin and Imidocarb for the Elimination of Persistent AnaplasmamarginaleInfection in Naturally Infected Sahiwal Cattle, Pakistan J. Zool. 2012.vol. 44(2), pp. 449-456, 2012.
  25. LubnaShakir, SohailEjaz, Ashraf M, Nisar Ahmad,  Aqeel Javeed., Characterization of tannery effluent wastewater by proton induced X-ray emission (PIXE) analysis to investigate its role in water pollution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2012. 19(2):492-501.
  26. Ali Ahmad Sheikh1, Khushi Muhammad1, Masood Rabbani1, Muhammad Ashraf2 and Mueen Aslam3     , Prevalence of Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia coli in Retail Meats across Alberta Canada,  African Journal of Biotechnology , 2011. 5-3-2011.
  27. Z.U. Rehman, M. Ashraf, M.A. Khan, M.A. Jabbar and M. A. Rasheed, Pharmacokinetics of Ketoprofen in Healthy Horses in Pakistan, J. Anim. Plant Sci., 2012. 22(3):2012. 584
  28. Nasir A, Ashraf M, Khan MS, Yaqub T, Javeed A, Avais M, Michael Philip Reichel., Prevalence of Neosporacaninum Antibodies in Sheep and Goats in Pakistan,  J Parasitol. 2012. 98(1):213-5.
  29. Nasir A, Ashraf M, Khan Ms, Yaqub T Javeed A, Avais M, Akhtar F, Seroprevalence of Neosporaconinum in Dairy Buffaoes in Lahore District, Pakistan, J Parasitol, 2011. 97(3): 541-543.
  30. LubnaShakir, MuzammalHussain, Aqeel Javeed*, Muhammad Ashraf and AmjadRiaz.Artemisinins and immune system, Eur J Pharmacol. 2011, 668(1-2):6-14.
  31. TahirMahmoodShaukat, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Ovias Omer, Muhammad Adil Rasheed, Khushi Muhammad, Tariq MahmoodShaukat, Muhammad Younus and Muhammad KhurramShahzad, Comparative efficacy of various antiviral agents against avian influenza virus (type H7N3/Pakistan., Pakistan journal of Zoology, 2011. 43(4): 849-854.
  32. KhawajaTahirMahmood and Muhammad Ashraf, Pharmacokinetics of Meloxicam in Healthy Donkeys, PakistanJ. Zool., 2011, vol. 43 (5): 897-90.
  33. LubnaShakir, Aqeel Javeed, Muhammad Ashraf, AmjadRiaz, Metronidazole and Immune System, Die Pharmazie.          2011. 66(6):393-8.
  34. KhawajaTahir. Mahmood, Muhammad. Ashraf ,FatimAmin ,,Ikram. Ul .Haq and MansoorUd Din Ahmad, Pharmacokinetics of Ecofriendly Meloxicam in Healthy Goats, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, 2011, Vol.3(1): 1035-104.
  35. Mahmood, K. T., M. Ashraf, Absolute Bioavailability of Oral Meloxicam In Healthy Dogs, The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 2010. 20(3): 193-196.
  36. K.T. Mahmood, B.Khan , M. Ashraf and I. U .Haq, Specific and Simple HPLC Assay of Ecofriendly Meloxicam in Pharmaceutical Formulations, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, 2010. Vol.2 (12): 878-88.
  37. KhawajaTahirMahmood, Muhammad. Ashraf ,TalibMahmood,IkramUlHaq, Pharmacokinetics of Ecofriendly Meloxicamin Healthy Dogs, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, 2010. Vol.2 (12), 2010,861-866.
  38. K T Mahmood, M.Ashraf and M. U. Ahmad, Eco-Friendly Meloxicam Replaces Eco-DemagingDiclofenac Sodium in Veterinary Practice in South Asia - A Review Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research ,2010. Vol.2 (10), 2010,672-685.
  39. SohailEjaz, Irina Chekarova,Mukhtar Ahmad, AmirNasir,Muhammad Ashraf. Chae Woong Lim, Pollution dilemma in Asian population: CNG and wound healing,Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2009. Volume 28(3): 323–332.
  40. SohailEjaz, Muhammad Ashraf,Muhammad Nawaz, ChaeWoong Lim. Total Particulate Matter and Wound Healing: An in vivo Study with Histological Insights, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 2009. 22(8): 278–287.
  41. Amir Rashid, SheryarAfzal, Muhammad Ashraf, Aqeel Javeed&Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Pharmacokinetics Studies of Amoxicillin Trihydrate in Healthy Buffalo Calves, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2009. Suppl. Ser., No.9 pp. 861-866 2009.
  42. Uzma F. Durrani, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad A. Khan. A comparison of the clinical effects associated with xylazine, ketamine, and a xylazine ketamine cocktail in pigeons. Turk. J. Vet. Anim. Sci, 2009. 33 (5): 413-417.
  43. KhawajaTahirMahmood, Muhammad Ashraf, Makhdoom Abdul Jabbar and Mansoor-ud-Din Ahmad. Pharmacokinetics of Meloxicam in Healthy Buffaloes, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2009. No. 9. pp. 161-166.
  44. Javeed A, Ashraf M, Riaz A, Ghafoor A, Afzal S, Mukhtar M M, Paclitaxel and immune system, Eur J Pharm Sciences, 2009. 38(4):283-90,
  45. SohailEjaz, Muhammad Adil, Syed Muhammad MuneebAnjum, Muhammad Ashraf, Chae Woong Lim, Detrimental effects of Cigarette smoke constituents on physiological development of Extraoccular and intraocular structures. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2009, 47(8):172-9.
  46. SohailEjaz, Khaleeq Anwar, Muhammad Ashraf, ChaeWoong Lim, Antiangiogenic activities associated with exposure of environmental smoke solutions from two stroke auto-rickshaw, 2009. 28: 42-51
  47. Ejaz, S., Iqbal, A., Rahman, S. A.,Bari, F., Ashraf, M., Nawaz, M., Lim, C.W., Kim, B., Toxicological evaluation on the effects of two stroke auto rickshaw smoke solutions on wound healing. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2009. 27: 373-383.
  48. Ejaz, S., Ashraf, M., Nawaz, M., Lim, C.W., Kim, B., Antiangiogenic and teratalogical activities associated with exposure of total particulate matter from commercial cigarette. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2009. 47: 368-376.
  49. Ejaz, S., Insan-ud-din, Ashraf, M., Nawaz, M., Lim, C.W., Kim, B. Cigarette Smoke Condensate and Total Particulate Matter Severely Disrupts Physiological Angiogenesis, Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2009. 47: 601-614.
  50. Javeed, A; M. Ashraf; M. M. Mukhtar, Paclitaxel may inhibit autoimmune diseases by sparing or increasing the number of CD4 (+) CD25 (+) regulatory T cells, Bioscience Hypotheses, 2009. 2: 100-101
  51. Irfan Hafiz. M., Omer M. Ovais., Ashraf M., MaqboolAzhar., Effect of levamisole on the Cholinesterase inhibition in rabbits, Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 22 (2): 43-45.
  52. Kim B, Ejaz S, Chekarova I, Sukura A, Ashraf M, Lim CW, Cytotoxicity of fumonisin B1 in spheroid and monolayer cultures of rat hepatocytes, Drug ChemToxicol, 2008. 31(3); 339-52.
  53. Zahida Fatima., Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad S Khan, Muhammad a Khan, Muhammad Younus, Comparative Efficacy of Ivermectin and Moxidectin against Strongyloid Nematodes in Horses.  International Journal Agro Veterinary & Medical Sciences (IJAVMS, 2007. Vol. 1, 2007: 15-19
  54. A novel 3-D model of chick chorioallantoic membrane for ameliorated studies in angiogenesis, Cancer Invest, 2006 Oct; 24. 24 (6): 567-75.
  55. Aziz, A; Ashraf, M; Pervaiz, K. Hashmi, H.A. and Butt, M.Y.M. Efficacy of Triclabendazole and Oxyclozanide against fascioliasis in buffaloes under field conditions, Buffalo, I, 1998. 3: 401-405.
  56. Singh AK, McArdle C, Ashraf M, Driffus S, Granley K, Gordon B and Weiss D. Metabolism and Diuretic Effect of Furosemide: Development of Protocols for the regulation of Furosemide,Forensic Sci Int.1990.47:129-145.
  57. Singh AK, McArdle C, Ashraf M,Granley K, Mishra U, Gordon B, Evaluation of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and particle concentration fluorescence immunoassay (PCFIA) methods for the screening, quantitation and pharmacokinetic study of furosemide in horses, Forensic Sci Int. 1990. Aug, 47(1):1-15.
  58. Singh AK, Granley K, Ashraf M and Mishra U. Drug Screeing and Confirmation by Thin Layer Chromatography, Journal of Planar Chromatography, 1989.Volume 2, 2: 410-419.
  59. Singh AK, McArdle C, Gordon B, Ashraf M, Granley K , Simultaneous analysis of furosemide and bumetanide in horse plasma using high performance liquid chromatography, Biomed Chromatogr.1989 Nov;3, 3(6):262-5.
  60. Sing, AK; Hewetson, D; Gronley, K; Ashraf, M; Mishra, U; Dombrovskis; D. Screening of steroids in horse urine and plasma by using Electron impact and chemical ionization gas chromatography mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr. 1989. 479: 233-242.
  61. Sing, A.K; Ashraf, M; Granley, K; Mishra, U. and Rao, M, Screening and confirmation of drugs in horse urine by using a simple column extraction procedure, J Chromatogr, 1989. 473: 215-226.
  62. Sing, A.K. and Ashraf, M. Neurotoxicity in rates sub-chronically exposed to low levels of lead, 1989. 31: 21-25.
  63. Felice, L; Abdennebi, E.H; and Ashraf, M. Determination of thiamphenicol in bovine plasma by liquid chromatography, J. Assoc. Off. Anal Che. 1988.vol, 71: 1156-1157.
  64. Sing, A.K; Mishra, U; and  Ashraf, M. Inhibition of cholinesterase by acephate and methamedophose. Evidence for the binding of acephate to a modulatory “Allosteric” site, Med. Sci. Res. 1988.vol. 16: 727-728.
  65. Sing, A.K; Mishra, U; Ashraf, M and Dombrovskis, D. Neurochemical mechanism of cocaine induced seizures in rats, Med. Sci. Res., 1988,vol, 16: 529-530.
  66. Sing, A.K; and Ashraf, M. Analysis of amino acids in brain and plasma samples by sensitive gas chromatography mass spectrometry, J Chromatogr, 1988.vol. 425: 245-255.
  67. Sing, A.K; Mishra, U; Ashraf, M; Analysis of detomidine in horse blood, plasma and urine samples utilizing a sensitive gas chromatography mass spectrometry method, 1987. Vol. 404: 223-232.
  68. Sing, A.K; Hewetson, D.W; Jodon, K.C. and Ashraf, M. Analysis of organophosphorus insecticides in biological samples by selective ion monitoring gas chromatography mass spectrometry J Chromatogr, 1986.Vol, 369:83-96.

National research publications

  1. Bilal Ashiq Muhammad Usman Muhammad Ashraf Ovais Omer Muhammad Imran Khokhar andSyed Saeed-ul-Hassan. comparative pharmacokinetics of metronidazole in healthyvolunteers and in patients suffering from amoebiasis. pak. j. pharm. 2011. 24 (1 & 2)41-46, 2011.
  2. Mahmood, K. T., M. Ashraf. Pharmacokinetics of ecofriendly meloxicam in healthy horses, Pak.J.Sci, 2010. 62(3): 198-201.
  3. Mahmood, K. T., M. Ashraf. Absolute Bioavailability of Oral Meloxicam In Healthy Dogs. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 2010. 20(3), 2010, Page: 193-196.
  4. Mahmood K.T and Ashraf M. A simple, Specific, and Precise HPLC Method for the Measurement of Meloxicam in Biological fluids. Pakistan Journal of Sciences, 2008. 60(3-4):85-89.
  5. MahmoodK.T.and Ashraf M. Eco- Damage by the Pharmaceutical Product  Diclofenac A Reciew. Pakistan Journal of Science, 2008. 60(3-4): 72-77.
  6. Durrani, A.Z; M.Ahmad; M.Ashraf; M.S.Kahan; J.A Khan; N.Kamal;and N. Mumtaz.  Prevelance of Theileriosis in buffaloes and detection through blood smear examination and polymerase chain reaction test in District Lahore. Sc. 2008. 18(2-30);57-60.
  7. Ali, H.N;M.S.Khan; M. Ashraf; and Z.U. Rehman, Comparative efficacy of various anthelmintics against gestrointestinal nematodes in sheep in Tehsil Okara. PJSR. 2008. 60 (1-2);1-4.
  8. Muhamood, K.T, Ashraf, M. Ramzan, M. Screening of different NSAIDS in search of alternate to Diclofenac. Proceeding National Seminar “Drug related Problems” Lahore College for Women University Lahore. March, 08, 2007. Pp-48-49.
  9. Majeed, H. Ashraf, M. Ahmad, B. Effect of Betaxolol and latanoprost alone and in combination on intraocular pressure in rabbit eyes, Journal of scientific Research, University of the Punjab (2006).
  10. Darrani, U.F; M, Ashraf, M.A. Khan A, Khalid, M. O. Omer. Role of Alpha-2 adrenocepter agonists as sedative and analgesic in budgerigars, Pak. J. of Science. 2005. 57. (3-2):.
  11. Durrani, U. F., M. Ashraf, Khalid, A. Comparative efficacy of detomidine and detomidine plus ketamine cocktail in quails. Pak. Vet. J. 2005. 25 (4): 197-199.
  12. Shahzad, K., M. Ashraf, M. O. Over and M.A. Khan, Effect of xylazine as a preanaesthetic medication with chloral hydrate induced anaesthesia in equines, Proceeding of 14th Asian Commonwealth Veterinary Association Conference held from 21 – 23 September, 2005 at PC, Lahore. Page-111.
  13. Ramzan, M., M. Ashraf and M. Younas, Toxicity associated with Diclofenac in Avian species, Proceeding of 14th Asian Commonwealth Veterinary Association Conference held from 21 – 23 September, 2005 at PC, Lahore. 2005. P-101.
  14. Bashir, S., M.A. Khan, M. Ashraf and I. Khan. Effect of different antimicrobials on various blood parameters of clinically normal and febrile sheep. Proceeding of 14th Asian Commonwealth Veterinary Association Conference held from 21 – 23 September, 2005 at PC, Lahore, 2005. P-93.
  15. Javeed, A., Ashraf, M, Omer, M. O. and Ghafoor, A. Effect of Diclofenac Sodium on experimentally induced Aseptic Arthritis in   Equines, Pakistan Journal of Science. 2005. 57 (3-4): 73-76.
  16. Khan, M. A, M. Ashraf, K. Perviz, A.K. Mahmood. H.B.Rashid and M. Chaudhary. Comparative effects of detomidine and xylazine as sedative and analgesic agents in small ruminants, Pak. Vet. J. 2004. 24 (2): 62-69.
  17. Khan. M.A, M. Ashraf, K. Perviz, H.A. Hashmi, A.K. Mahmood and H.B. Rashid. Preanesthetic use of Detomidine in dogs during major surgical interventions, Pak. J. Sci. Res.  2004. 56(1-2):15-19.
  18. SohailEjaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Athar Khan, and MasoodRabbani. Comparative efficacy of yucca schidigera extract and frusemide in ascites of broiler chicks, under field conditions. Journal of Research Science, 2004, Vol. 15, pp. 447-453.
  19. Ramzan M., M. Ashraf, N. Haider and K. Pervaiz, Effect of glucocorticoids along with antimicrobial drugs against haemorrhagic septicemia in buffalo calves under field conditions. Pak. J. of Science. 2003. 55(34):102-106.
  20. Omer, M.O., M. Ashraf and M. Azeem. Effect of herbal diuretics on serum sodium and serum potassium in the broilers. Pak. J. of Science, 55 (3-4): 85-87.
  21. Ali, Rahat., M. Ashraf and S. M. H. Bukhari. Effect of low level feeding of tylosin and zinc bacitracin on the weight gain and immunity of broiler chicks vaccinated against newcastle disease virus, J. Biological Sciences. 2003. 3 (12): 1095-1100.
  22. Khan M. A., M. Ashraf, K. Pervez, H. A. Hashmi and A. K Mahmood. Effect of Detomidine with Chloral Hydrate Anaesthesia in Horses, J. Agri.Biol. 2003. Vol. 5(3): 316-321.
  23. Khan, M. A, Ashraf, M. Pervez, K. Hashmi, H. A. and Mahmood A. K. Effect of Detomidine on Blood Chemistry and Electrolyte Profile in Buffalo Calves. In. J. Agri.Biol. 2003. Vol. 5(3): 308-310.
  24. Umer, M; Ashraf, M; Pervaiz, K; and Hashmi H.A. Comparative efficacy of oxyclozanide, Rafoxanide and BithionolSulphoxide against Paramphistomiasis in buffaloes, Pak. Vet. J.2003, 23(1): 4-6.
  25. Ashraf, M; Arif, Q; and Khan, K.A. Efficacy of gentamicin after intrayolk administration in experimentally induced omphalitis in broiler chicks. Pak. Vet. J. 22(4): 197-198.
  26. Ashraf, M.; Abdullah, MA; Khan MA and Hashmi HA, Comparative Anthelmintic Efficacy of moxidectin, Ivermectin and Albendazole against G.I.T. Nematodes of sheep under field conditions. Pak. J. of science, 2002. 54(1-2): 50-52.
  27. Atif, F.A., Khan, M.A., Ashraf, M. Evaluation of liver functions associated with varying degrees of hepatectomy in dogs. Pak. J. Sci. Res., 2001. 53(3-4): 67 –70.
  28. Ashraf, M., Wariach F.N., Ahmad, I.G. and Pervez, K. Chemotherapy of gastro-intestinal nematodes in common peafowl (Pavocristatus). Pak. Vet. J., 2000. 22(2): 91-93.
  29. Tipu, M.Y; Khan, S.A; Aslam, A. and Ashraf, M. A study on stress induced effects after vaccination (Angavac) against hydropericardium syndrome in broilers, Science Intl., Lahore, 2001. 13(4): 343-345.
  30. Ahmad, I; Pervez, K; Ashraf, M; Rafiq, A. and Ahmad, I.G, A serological and coprological study of Paramphistomiasis in buffaloes, Pak. J. Scientific Res.,2001, 53(1-2): 23-25.
  31. Khan, R.A; Pervez, K; Khan, M.S; Altaf, M.A. Ashraf, M. and Ahmed, I.G Efficacy of various ionophorus antibiotics against coccidiosis in quails., Pak. J. Sci.,2000, 52(3-4): 65-67.
  32. Ashraf, M; Stowe, C.M. and Singh, A.K. Drug interaction studies: (a) Effect of chloramphenicol and thiamphenicol on the pentobarbital induced sleeping time on mice (b) Effect of cimetidine on the plasma concentration of thiamphenicol in calves. 2nd National Conf. Poultry and Vet. Medicine. 2000. pp 28-29.
  33. Ashraf, M; Khan, M.A. and Jafri, S.A. Drug interaction and drug incompatibilities. 2nd National Conf. Poultry and Vet. Medicine. 2000. pp 24-27.
  34. Ayaz, M.M; Pervez, K; Khan, M.S; Khan, S.A. and Ashraf, M. Clinical and biochemical studies in equine colic. Pak. Vet. J.,1999. 19 (2):91-93.
  35. Rehman, A; Khan, M.S; Raza, S.H; Ashraf, M. and Mian, M.S. Study of coccidiosis in different age groups and estimation of haemoglobin, PCV and total proteins in camels slaughtered in Lahore during hot and humid climate. Pak. J. Sci., 1999. 51(3-4): 88-92.
  36. Ayaz, M.M; Ahmad, A. Aslam, M; Pervez, K and Ashraf, M. A study of serum electrolytes (sodium, Potassium, bicarbonate, chloride) and PCV in horses with colic. Pak. J. Scientific Res., 1999. 51(3-4): 121-123.
  37. Ashraf, M; Dilshad, H; Khan, M.S; Pervez, K; Ahmad, I.G and Khan, M.A. Efficacy of Albendazole against fascioliasis and its effects on SGOT, SGPT and serum bilirubin in buffaloes. Pak. J. Scientific Res. 1999. 51(3-4): 118-120.
  38. Kailani, S.R; Akhtar, M.S. and Ashraf, M. Antifasciolic efficacy of indigenous plant drugs. Kalonji, Shahterah and Karanjna in buffaloes. Pak. J. of Pharmaceutical Sci, 1995. 8(1): 17-27.
  39. Ayaz, M.M; Ahmed, A; Gorsi, M.I; Pervez, K. and Ashraf, M. Statistical investigation of sixty cases of Impaction, featus and Strongylusvolgaris, equine colic, Pak. I. of Scientific Res.,1998. 50(3-4): 23-25.
  40. Shafi, K; Ashraf, M; Rehman, H; Rabbani, M; Khan, M.S. and Ali, S. Drug trials against E. coli isolated from commercial broilers. Pak. I. Of Scientific Res.,1998.  50(3-4): 19-22.
  41. Ahmad, A; Ashraf, M; Pervaiz, K; and Rabbani, A. Efficacy of Hyoseine butyl bromide and diclofenac sodium in equine colic. Pak. I. Of scientific Res.,1997. 49: 22-26.
  42. Hameed, A; Ashraf, M; Rehman, H; Jafri, S.A; Rabbani, M.  Efficacy of Ivermectin against ecto and endo parasites in equine. Pak. I.Of Science. 49: 50-52.
  43. Ayaz, M.M; Ahmad, A; Pervaiz, K; Khan, M.S; and Ashraf, M. Blood serum chemistry (sodium, potassium bicarbonate and chloride) with and without colic. Pak. Vet. J. 1997. 17(4): 302.
  44. Pervez, K; Ashraf, M. and Hanjra, A.H. Anthelmintic efficacy of Meliaazedaracha (Bakain) Linn against gestrointestinal nematodes in sheep. Pak. Vet. J. 1994, 3. 14(3): 135-137.
  45. Khan, M.A; Ashraf, M; Pervez, K; Hashmi, H.A; and Iqbal, M. A review of detomidine. “A novel analgesic and sedative alpha-2 agonist” in Vet. Practice. Pak. J. Sci., 1996. 48(1-2): 5-8.
  46. Ahmad, A; Ashraf, M; Ayaz, M. and Pervaiz, K. Survival assessment of Horses by anion gap in colic. Pak. J. Sci., 1996. 48(3-4): 88-89.
  47. Sindhu, S; Ashraf, M; Ahmad, R; Ullah, K and Pervaiz, K. Anthelmintic efficacy of Casalpinia crista, Ivermectin, Levamisole and oxfendazole against Toxocaravitulorum in buffalo calves. Pak. J. Scientific Res., 1996. 48(3-4): 108-111.
  48. Raza, S.H; Khan, M.S; Jafri, S.A; Ashraf, M. and Pervez, K. Bioavailability of gentamicin in male buffalo calves. Pak. J. Sci., 1994. 46 (3-4): 102-105.
  49. Wazir, M.A; Khan, M.S.; Ashraf, M; Afzal, M and Ahmad, S. Chemotherapy of fasicoliasis with Nitroxynil and estimation of serum bilirubin and SGOT levels in sheep and goats. J. Anim. Health and prod. 1993. Vol. 12: 12-13, 71-74.
  50. Perveiz, K; Ashraf, M, Khan, M.A and Khan M.S. An epidemic of equine influenza like disease in Lahore, Pakistan, PJLR. 1994, Volume 4(1-2): 69-71.
  51. Butt, M.S; Ashraf, M; Iqbal, J and Khan, M.S. Efficacy of different ionophorus antibiotics against coccidiosis in poultry, PJLR, 1994. 4: 28-32.
  52. Pervaiz, K; Ashraf, M; Khan, M.S. and Khan, M.A. A Rinderpest like disease of goats in Punjab. Pakistan, PJLR, 2: 61-65.
  53. Perveiz, K; Ashraf, M; Hashmi, Khan M.S. Buffaloes and its importance, PJLR, 1991. 1(3-4): 56-59.
  54. Ashraf, M; Hashmi, H.A; Ahmad, A; Gul, I.A. and Khalid Pervaiz, Anthelmintic efficacy of Levamisole against the mature and immature stages of poultry nematodes. PJLR, 1991. 1. (3-4): 48-50.
  55. Kailani, S.R; Ashraf, M; Pervez, K and Hashmi. Fascioliasis in buffaloes in and around Lahore, PJLR, 1991, Vol. 3-4: 41-43.
  56. Ashraf, M; Stowe, C.M; Sing, A.K, Disposition kinetic of Thiamphenicol in calves. Proc. 3rd. Intl. Cong., PVMA, Islamabad, Nov. 28-29, 1990, pp 16-24.
  57. Ashraf, M; Iqbal, A; Mian, M.S. and Hashmi, H.A. Anthelmintic efficacy of Embellia seeds against nematodes of poultry. J. Anim. Sci., Pakistan, 1981, 111: 41-44.

Conferences Organized

  1. Member finance of Organizing Committee of “National Seminar on diseases of sheep and goats”, March 28, 1996 at CVS., Lahore
  2. Chief organizer of seven day workshop on “Pharmacokinetics” CVS, Lahore in June, 2001.
  3. Chief organizer of a poster competition for the society of Veterinary Pharmacology 2002.
  4. Chief organizer of a Workshop Ethical & Scientific Procedures for Laboratory Animals – Course for Research Scientists from June 22 to July 04, 2009, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore in collaboration with University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom.
  5. Chief organizer of a one week hands, on training course on (Modern Techniques in Angiogenesis and Toxicology) June 01 to 07, 2010 in collaboration with University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom.
  6. Chief organizer of a National Seminar & Workshop on Environmental Toxicology & Health (March 8-10, 2011) in collaboration with University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom and HEC.
  7. Chief organizer of the seminar, “Use of Endnote software for citation and referencing in research” in seminar room UVAS, Lahore Januar29, 2011.
  8. Chief organizer of the workshop “Citation and referencing in research” UVAS, Lahore November 3, 2011. Resource parson in the session “Plagiarism”
  9. Chief organizer of International conference on Toxicology (January 26-27, 2012) in collaboration with University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom and HEC.
  10. Chief organizer International conference on Pharmaceutical Toxicology (April 25-26, 2013) in collaboration with University of Cambridge, UK and HEC-Pakistan.
  11. Chief organizer of “Refresher course for Teachers of Anatomy and Histology” from July 15-26, 2013. Organized by department of Anatomy and Histology UVAS, Lahore.

Invited Lectures, Talks, Popular Articles

  1. Diarrhea in calves and its prevention Radio talk – Radio Pakistan Lahore. (1993).
  2. Mastitis in animals and its prevention Radio talk – Radio Pakistan Lahore. (1993).
  3. Tick fever in animalsRadio talk – Radio Pakistan Lahore (1996).
  4. Neonatal diarrhea complex in calves. Radio talk – Radio Pakistan Lahore (1996).
  5. Mastitis in cattle and buffaloes.Radio talk – Radio Pakistan Lahore (1997).
  6. Invited lecture on  “Anthelmintics in Veterinary Practice”.Presentation in the Seminar organized by vital mark laboratories in Lahore.
  7. Neonatal diarrhea complex.Radio talk – Radio Pakistan (1998).
  8. Haemorrhajicseptacemia – A curable disease.Urdu article published in “HamarayMuvaishi”
    A quarterly published magazine in Urdu from Lahore.April – June (1999) pp 29-30.
  9. Invited lecture on  “Rabies in domestic animals”.Popular talk – District Council Gujranwala, Feb (1999).
  10. Invited lecture on  “Use of anthelmintics in Vet. Practice”.Popular talk presented in Holiday Inn Hotel to professionals (2000).
  11. Fluoride poisoning in animals.Article “The Nation” on Sunday, August 13 (2000).
  12. Foot and Mouth Disease.Article “The Nation” March 13, 2001.
  13. Metabolism and medicine. Article “The Nation” August 11. 2002.
  14. Lead poisoning in animals.Article “AVN Agro Vety. News” August, 2004.
  15. Invited Presentation on  “Declofenic Toxicity and Vulture crisis”, Standing Committee of Environment, Parliament House Islamabad. March, 2005
  16. Invited lecture on  “Rational use of drugs”, International Congress of Poultry and Livestock. Awan-e-Iabal, Lahore. February, 2005.
  17. Global Livestock Challenges and Science,Article “News and Views”, February, 2006.
  18. Use of Anthelmintics in Vet. Practice. Formers meeting at District Narrowal, April, 2007.
  19. Invited Presentation on  “Declofenic related Toxicity and Vulture crisis”, at Avari Hotel, Lahore on “ World Environment Day celebrations”. June 5, 2007
  20. Melaxicam: An ecofriendly alternative to Diclofenac in Veterinary Practice “The Nation” Sunday Plus October, 19-2008.
  21. University of Veterinary& Animal Sciences, documentary TV channel V. “Use of drugs in Animals”. November, 2008. TV Channel V.
  22. Vultures a vanishing breed. (National Post), July 5th, 2009.
  23. Life Saving natural scavengers, (The Nation), Sunday Plus July, 12. 2009
  24. Invited lecture on  “Effective Teaching” held on September 29, 2010 during “Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers-11” from September 28 to October 1, 2010 organized by Center for Educational Policy and Administration, UVAS Lahore.
  25. Invited lecture on  “Research Methodology” held on October 2, 2010 during “Student Orientation Program” held from September 28 to October 8, 2010 organized by Directorate of Advanced Studies, UVAS Lahore.
  26. Invited lecture on  “Plants as a Source of Drugs ” held on October 18, 2010 during “Workshop on use of tissue culture technique to study antiviral properties of plants” held from October 14 to October18, 2010 organized by Quality Operation Laboratory, UVAS Lahore.
  27. Participation in “National Workshop on Flood Disaster Management of Human & Livestock” 25th August, 2010, in Syndicate Room UVAS, Lahore.
  28. Ivermectin: Role in angiogenesis. (2011). Health Notes. Daily “”The Nation” (English Newspaper). Ovais and Ashraf
  29. Invited lecture on “Plagiarism and its professional consequences”. Presentation to students of applied Microbiology March 8, 2011.
  30. Ketoprofen a safe and effective drug.  The Nation (2011). By Zaka- Ur- Rehman and M. Ashraf
  31. Chief organizer of the seminar, “Use of Endnote software for citation and referencing in research” in seminar room UVAS, Lahore Januar29, 2011.
  32. Chief organizer of the workshop “Citation and referencing in research” UVAS, Lahore November 3, 2011. Resource parson in the session “Plagiarism”
  33. Invited lecture on “Antimicrobial Resistance” at the celebration of world veterinary day, April 28, 2012
  34. Invited lecture on “Toxicological Potential of Pharmaceutical effluent”. In workshop on Evaluation of Mutagenic and Genotoxic Potential of Different Pharmaceutical and Food Additives. QOL, UVAS, Lahore April 13, 2013
  35. Invited lecture on “Antibiotic misuse by Vets in fuelling rise of superbugs”. International    livestock, dairy, & poultry congress (ILDPC) April 17-18, 2013. Organized by PVMA at       Aiwan -e- Iqbal Complex Egerton Road, Lahore.
  36. Invited lecture on “Neurotoxicity induced by Mycotoxins”   International Conference on Pharmaceutics and Neuropharmacology at Hajveryuniversity, Lahore. April 24, 2013
  37. Invited lecture on  “Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Superbugs” International livestock, dairy, & poultry congress (ILDPC) April 11-12, 2014. Organized by PVMA at Aiwan -e- Iqbal Complex Egerton Road, Lahore.