Harrison School of Pharmacy

Graduate Student Directory


  Hamad Alrbyawi
Degree Program: Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Advisor: Jay Ramapuram, Ph.D.
Email: hza0022@auburn.edu

Pharm.D. - King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia), 2010
M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences Auburn, 2016

Research Areas:

  • Drug Discovery and Development

Hamadal Arbyawi is interested in the nanomedicine field with special emphasis on the development of novel formulations to enhance the cellular uptake of chemotherapeutic agents by cancer cells. Arbyawi's current research focuses on the preparation different formulations of liposomal doxorubicin, contain ceramide, to improve the therapeutic index of this drug by prolonging circulation time, reducing toxicity and enhancing tumor cells uptake.

Poster Presentations:

  • Effect of Ceramides in a Liposomal Formulation on Melanoma, Breast and Prostate Cancer Cell-Lines

Last Updated: December 5, 2016