Dr. Syed Faisal Haider (PhD)

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine-Jeddah,

Official Email: zaidis@ksau-hs.edu.sa

Personal Email: sfaisalhz@yahoo.com

Extension: 45778

Major: Pharmacology

Specialization: Gastrointestinal diseases


  • Associate Professor of Pharmacology (Since 2017)
  • Joined KSAU as Assistant Professor in 2014


  • Ph.D, University of Toyama, Japan
  • Masters, University of Toyama, Japan
  • Bachelors, Hamdard University, Pakistan


  • Gastrointestinal diseases with a focus on stomach cancer, ulcerative colitis, colon cancer, food allergy, herbal medicine, drug discovery


  • Member American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, USA (2012-date)
  • Member European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT), Switzerland (2018-date)
  • Member of International Society of Ethnopharmacology, USA (2011-date).

Editorial and Reviewing Activities

  • Editorial Board Member
  • British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research (2014-to 2017)
  • Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research (2017-todate)
  • Austin Journal of Gastroenterology (2016-todate)
  • SciTz Gastroenterology (2016-todate)
  • Open Journal of Bacteriology (2016-todate)
  • International Journal of Gastroenterology Disorders & Therapy (2014-todate)
  • SM Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Feb 2015-todate)
  • International Journal of Immunology and Immunotherapy (2014-todate)
  • Journal of Alternative and Integrative Medicine (2012-todate)
  • Full Time Reviewer
  • Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research
  • Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
  • Dose response
  • BMC complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Infectious Agents and Cancer
  • British Journal of Microbiology research
  • British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research
  • Natural Product Research
  • Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Alternative therapies in Health and Medicine
  • European Journal of Integrative Medicine
  • Journal of Medicinal plant research
  • Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal of Alternative and Integrative Medicine
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Comprehensive Journal of Herbs & Medicinal Plants


  • Rehman H, Zaidi SF, Waseem Q, Aziz S, Naveed S. Need of statins among un-diagnosed unaware Pakistanis via revised pool cohort equation by American Heart Association. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.32, July 2019, pp.1755-1759. (IF: Impact factor 0.8)
  • Ahmed K, Zaidi SF, Cui Z-G, Zhou D, Saeed SA and Inadera H. Potential proapoptotic phytochemical agents for the treatment and prevention of colorectal cancer. Oncology Letters, 2019;18(1):487-498. doi: 10.3892/ol.2019.10349. (Review article; (IF: Impact factor 1.5))
  • Khan M, Rehman H, Naveed S, Zaidi SF, Ayaz S, Owais A and Usmanghani K. Chewable cough tablets with improved palatability: A comparative phase II clinical trial. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.32, January 2019, pp.339-343. (IF: Impact factor 0.8)
  • Sharif A, Iftikhar M, Hussain A, Rehman MU, Zaidi SF, Akram M, Daniyal M, Usmanghani K. Evaluation of Physio-chemical properties of honey collected from local markets of Lahore, Pakistan. Pak J Med Biol Sci., 2018; 2: 15-20.
  • Riaz A , Daniyal M, Ghauri MI, Alam H, Zaidi SF, Usmanghani K and Wang W. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of CartiNovex plus tablet in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. J. Pharm. Sci., 2018; 31: 2033-2040. (IF: Impact factor 0.8)
  • Sharif A, Tabassum T , Zaidi SF, Akram M, Usmanghani K, Aslam MA. Study of breast tuberculosis on fine needle aspiration cytology, Pak J Med Biol Sci, 2018; 2: 10-13.
  • Zaidi SF, Ahmed K, Saeed SA, Usmanghani K, Sugiyama T. Can Diet Modulate Helicobacter pylori-associated Gastric Pathogenesis? An Evidence Based Analysis. Nutrition & Cancer.2017; 69:979-989. (Review article, As corresponding author, IF: 2.5).
  • Daniyal M, Jaffary SRA, Zaidi SF, Ahmed SW, Adhia MK, Akhtar F, Shinwari MI, Usmanghani K. Single blind, placebo control phase III study of Insty granules to evaluate its efficacy and safety. RADS J. pharm. pharm. Sci. 2017; 5: 2-10.
  • Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Saeed SA, Ishaq M. Current status of Helicobacter pylori association with hematological and cardiovascular diseases: A mini review. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 2017; 67, 908-911. (Review article, As corresponding author, IF: 0.5)
  • Zahoor A,Bano S,Khan S.S, Akhtar F, Munir H, Shinwari MI, Zaidi SF, Naveed S, Usmanghani K. Utilization of Essential Oil in Manufacturing of Different Types of Balm. RADS J. pharm. pharm. Sci. 2017;5(4):16-22.
  • Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Zhou Y, Sakurai H, Sugiyama T. Novel epidermal growth factor receptor pathway mediates release of human β-defensin 3 from Helicobacter pylori-infected gastric epithelial cells. Pathog Dis. 2016. doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftv128. (IF: Impact factor 2.4)
  • Zaidi SF. Helicobacter pylori associated pathophysiology and enigma: Does Diet Deserve Distinction? World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, 2016; 15;8:341-50. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i4.341 (Review article, As corresponding author)
  • Sultana T, Naveed S, Nawaz A, Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Ebrahim M, Alam MT, Usmanghani K. The Use of Cissus quadrangularis in the Management of Left Tibia Fracture: A case report. RADS J. pharm. pharm. Sci. 2016, 117-122.
  • Zaidi SF, Refaat A, Shin M, Muhammad JS, Saiki I, Sugiyama T, Sakurai H. Helicobacter pylori induces serine phosphorylation of EGFR via novel TAK1-p38 activation pathway in an HB-EGF-independent manner. Helicobacter, 2015;20:381-9 (As corresponding author; IF: 4).
  • Shakeel S, Usmanghani K, Gul S, Sheikh ZA, Zaidi SF, Lateef M. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant capacity and reducing potential of polyherbal drug Entoban. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2015;9: 982-987.
  • Asif HM, Zaidi SF, Sugiyama T, Akhtar N, Usmanghani K. Phytomedicine-based and Quadruple Therapies in Helicobacter pylori Infection: A Comparative, Randomized Trial. Alternative therapies in Health and Medicine, 2015;2:33-9 (IF: 1).
  • Rehman MU, Jawaid P, Zhao QL, Zaidi SF, Mir TA, Usmanghani K, Kondo T. Induction of Apoptosis by Selected Pakistani Medicinal Plants in Human Lymphoma U937 Cells. RADS J. pharm. pharm. sci, 2015; 3: 19-24.
  • Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Shahryar S, Refat A, Usmanghani K, Saiki I, Sugiyama T. Anti-inflammatory effect of cinnamaldehyde in Helicobacter pylori induced gastric inflammation. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2015;38:109-15 (As corresponding author; IF: 2).
  • Sheikh ZA, Shakeel S, Gul S, Zahoor A, Khan SS, Zaidi SF, Usmanghani K. A novel HPTLC method for quantitative estimation of biomarkers in polyherbal formulation. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2015;5:930-934.
  • Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Ishaq M. Ins and outs of Helicobacter pylori association with rheumatic diseases. International Journal of Rheumatology, 2015: 5(2); 96-100. (Review article, IF: 1.5)
  • Rehman R, Jawed S, Zaidi SF, Baig M, Ahmed K. Role of Interleukin-I β in conception after intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 2015;65: 49-53 (IF: 0.5).
  • Sheikh ZA, Zahoor A, Khan SS, Naveed S, Zaidi SF, Usmanghani K. Ivy Herbal Products for Cough and its Validation for Hederacoside C Biomarker Determination with HPLC _PAD Techniques. RADS J. pharm. pharm. Sci. 2015; 3;1-06.
  • Zaidi SF, Muhammad JS, Usmanghani K, Sugiyama T. Pharmacological Ins and Outs of Medicinal Plants against Helicobacter pylori. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015;28:1171-6. (Review article, As corresponding author, IF: 0.7).
  • Nawaz A, Zaidi SF, Usmanghani K. Concise review on Hepatitis C. Journal of Tayyaba University of Medical Sciences, 2015;10: 132-139 (Review article, As corresponding author)
  • Zaidi SF, Aziz M, Muhammad JS, Kadowaki M. Diverse pharmacological activities of Cinnamomum cassia: A review. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015;28:1433-8. (Review article, As corresponding author, IF: 0.7)
  • Qureshi T, Saeed A, Usmanghani K, Asif HM, Zaidi SF. ShigelDysent efficacy in alleviating clinical sign and symptoms prevailing in Shigellosis. Int J Gastroenterol Disord Ther 1: 114. doi:http://dx.doi. org/10.15344/2393-8498/2015/114 (As corresponding author)
  • Hayashi S,Hamada T, Zaidi SFOshiro MLee JYamamoto TIshii YSasahara MKadowaki M. Nicotine suppresses acute colitis and colonic tumorigenesis associated with chronic colitis in mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014;307:G968-78 (IF: 3.5)
  • Zaidi SF, Kim JH, Tomoe Y, Usmanghani K, Kadowaki M. Effect of Pakistani medicinal plants on IgE/antigen- and ionophore-induced mucosal mast cells degranulation. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014;27, 1041-1048 (2014, As corresponding author; IF: 0.7)
  • Muhammad JS, Zaidi SF, Usmanghani K. Epidemiological and pathophysiological review of Helicobacter pylori. RADS J. pharm. pharm. sci, 2014, Vol 2, 45-55 (Review article,As corresponding author).
  • Nawaz A, Bano S, Sheikh ZA, Usmanghani K, Ahmad I, Zaidi SF, Zahoor A, Ahmad I. Evaluation of Acute and Repeated Dose Toxicity of the Polyherbal Formulation Linkus Syrup in Experimental Animals. Chinese Medicine, 2014;05 No.04, Article ID:52208,10 (IF: 1.4).