Ms. Modasrah Haroon

Assistant Professor, Department of Eastern Medicine, Qarshi University, Lahore


  • D (Biochemistry), University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan, 2023
  • Phil (Biochemistry), The University of Lahore, Lahore (UOL), 2014
  • Sc (Biochemistry), University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Faisalabad, 2005


Work Experience (Summary)



March 2024 – Present


Job Title/ Organization


Assistant Professor, Department of Eastern Medicine (DEM), Qarshi University, Lahore

Sep 2012 – Feb 2024

Lecturer, Department of Eastern Medicine, Qarshi University, Lahore

Sep 2008 – Aug 2011


July 2007 – Aug  2008              

Lecturer Biochemistry, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB), The University of Lahore, Lahore.

Quality Assurance Officer (QAO), Reko Pharmacal (Pvt.) Ltd, Lahore.


Industrial Engagement


Research Contributions


i. Umer Ejaz, Muhammad Afzal, Modasrah Mazhar, Muhammad Riaz, Naveed Ahmed, Waleed Y Rizg, Amerh Aiad Alahmadi, Moutaz Y Badr, Rayan Y Mushtaq, Chan Yean Yean. Characterization, Synthesis, and Bio006Cogical Activities of Silver Nanoparticles Produced via Green Synthesis Method Using Thymus Vulgaris Aqueous Extract. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2024 Jan 16; 19:453-469. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S446017. Impact Factor 7.033.

ii. Rizwan Asif, Muhammad Ali, Modasrah Mazhar, Madiha Mustafa, Riffat Yasmin. Evaluation of Phytochemical contents, antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of Haloxylon griffithii collected from Northern region of Balochistan, Pakistan. Dose Response. 2023. Impact Factor 2.67.

iii. Asia Perveen, S., Abbas., S., Khan, Modasrah Mazhar & Amal Fiaz. Evaluation of Therapeutic Efficacy of Aloe vera gel for Excisional Wound Healing Mechanism using animal model. Biological and clinical sciences research journal, 2023(1), 340. DOI: https://doi.org/10.54112/bcsrj.v2023i1.340

iv. Modasrah MazharDr. Muhammad Afzal, Muhmmad Naveed. Phytochemical Profiling, Biological Activities and In Silico Virtual Screening of Bioactive Compounds of Trichodesma Indicum (L) R. Br. Extracts. ChemistrySelect. 2022; 7(42).   doi.org/10.1002/slct.202203821.  Impact Factor: 2.39

v. Muhammad Bilal, Asia Parveen, Amal Fiaz, Modasrah Mazhar. In vitro phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of Mallotus Philippinensis. International Journal of Natural Medicine and Health Sciences. 2022; 2(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.52461/ijnms.v2i1.1237.

vi. Ayesha Saleem Muhammad Afzal Muhammad Naveed Syeda Izma Makhdoom Modasrah Mazhar Tariq Aziz Ayaz Ali Khan Zul Kamal Muhammad Shahzad Metab Alharbi Abdulrahman Alshammari. HPLC, FTIR and GC-MS Analyses of Thymus vulgaris Phytochemicals Executing In Vitro and In Vivo Biological Activities and Effects on COX-1COX-2 and Gastric Cancer Genes Computationally. Molecules. 2022; 27(23):8512. doi: 10.3390/molecules27238512. Impact Factor: 5.00

vii. Rizwan Asif, Riffat Yasmin, Madiha Mustafa, Ana Ambreen, Modasrah Mazhar, Abdul Rehman, Mukhtiar Ahmad, Shehla Umbreen, ” Phytohormones as plant growth regulators and safe protector against biotic and abiotic stress as friendly candidates for plant” IntechOpen. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.102832.

viii. Usaal Tahir, Mariam Zameer, Nureen Zahra, Maham Mazhar, Ayesha Rafique, Sobia Alyas, Aroosh Shabbir, Arifa Mehreen, Muhammad Imtiaz Shafiq, Modasrah Mazhar and Qaiser Akram. Isolation and Characterization of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli Isolated from Various Food Samples. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2022; 10(1):19-25. doi: 10.12691/jfnr-10-1-3. Impact Factor: 1.31

ix. Muhammad Kashif , Muhammad Afzal , Basit Zeshan, Hasnain Javed, Salma Batool Modasrah Mazhar. 2021. Molecular and Haematological Analysis of Dengue Virus-3 among Children in Lahore, Pakistan. Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology. 14(1):e109512. https://dx.doi.org/10.5812/jjm.109512 

             Impact Factor: 0.593

x. Madiha Mustafa, Rabia Mustafa, Rizwan Asif, Modasrah Mazhar, Naveed Munir,

Zahed Mahmood. 2021. Pharmaceutical Monitoring and Care for Asthmatic Patients

Management from Lahore City of Pakistan. National Journal of Medical and Health

Sciences (NJMHS). 3(1): 1-13.

xi. Nureen Zahra, Farheen Ansari, Sumaira Shaheen, Gulshan Parveen, Rabia Rasool, Modasrah Mazhar, Qaiser Akram, Muhammad Sajid Rasheed, Qurban Ali and Arif Mailk. 2020. In vitro Anticancer and Antimicrobial Proprieties of Carica papaya against Biochemically Characterized Clinical and Standard Microbes. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. 32(34): 23-30. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i3430961

xii. Asia Parveen, Khan Farooq, Fatima Arshad, Modasrah Mazhar, Nureen Zahra, Amira Saleem Sindhu, Qurban Ali, Rabail Alam and Arif Malik. 2020. Hypo-magnesium and Hyperlipidemia Responsible for Hypertensive Status of Pregnant Women in Pakistani Population. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. 32(32): 61-66.

xiii. Nureen Zahra, Abdullahi Aliyu, Aysha Shaukat, Muhammad Junaid Arif, Muhammad Usman, Ahmed Saleem and Modasrah Mazhar. 2019.   In-Vitro Antibacterial, Antifungal and Qualitative Phytochemical Analysis of Three Medicinal Plants of Lahore, Punjab. Acta Scientific Microbiology. 2(12): 39-44.

xiv. Asia Parveen, Khan Arbaz Ali, Muhammad Maisam, Nureen Zahra, Rabail Alam, Modasrah Mazhar, Ayesha Shaukat. 2018.  Anti-diabetic effect of Ceylon cinnamon aqueous extract against blood glucose, lipid profile and hematological parameters in male diabetic rats. International Journal of Biosciences. 13(6): 169-175.

xv. Modasrah Mazhar, Khalil-Ur-Rehman, Amanat Ali, Muhammad Anjum Zia, and Muhammad Shoaib Akhtar., 2012. Gamma rays Mutagenesis of Aspergillus niger for Hyperproduction of Mutarotase. Canadian Journal of Applied Sciences. 3(2): 362-368.

xvi. Modasrah Mazhar, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Naveed, Umer Ejaz, Rizwan Asif. (2022) “Ethnopharmacological studies and In Silico virtual Screening of Bioactive compounds of Trichodesma indicum (L) R. Br.” (Abstract Published in “2nd International Conference on Recent Approaches in Plant Sciences (RAPS-2023) held at University of Education, Lahore on May 4-5, 2023.

xvii. Modasrah Mazhar, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Naveed, Umer Ejaz. “Phytochemical analysis and invitro biological activities of Cuscuta reflexa” (Abstract Published in “International conference on interdisciplinary research innovations” organized by University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Community college PARS on 26-28 October, 2022.

xviii. Modasrah Mazhar, Muhammad Afzal, Iqra Baig, Shafia Arshad. 2018.  Antimicrobial and biological screening of secondary metabolites in Citrullus colocynthis. (Abstract Published in 2nd International Conference of Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Biomaterials ICBBB -2018.

xix. Modasrah Mazhar, Muhammad Shoaib, M. Arslan., 2017. Circulating Inflammatory Adipokines: Potential Biomarkers in Non-Diabetic Obese subjects. (Abstract Published) in 37thPakistan Congress of Zoology (International)-2017.



PHEC Training:

Certified/Participated in PHEC (Punjab Higher Education Commission) Pakistan 3-days training workshops (Batch 15) as part of faculty development training program “Advancing Teaching Excellence: Strategies for Effective Higher Education Instructions and Professional Development organized by PHEC dated: Dec. 26-28, 2023 at Veterinary Academy UVAS, Lahore.

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