Suhair Sunoqrot

 Suhair Sunoqrot
  • Pharmacy,
  • Materials Science

Areas of Expertise:
Nanomedicine; Pharmaceutical nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Materials science

Membership:
since 2019

Contact

Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan

Department of Pharmacy
Queen Alia Airport Road
P.O. Box 130
Amman 11733
Jordan

+96 264 291511-197
suhair.sunoqrot(at)zuj.edu.jo
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About me

I am an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Faculty of Pharmacy. My primary research focus is Nanomedicine, specifically developing nanoparticle systems to improve the biopharmaceutical properties and targeting efficacy of anti-cancer drugs. I am also interested in investigating plant polyphenols as building blocks for chemically versatile nanomaterials and their use in biomedicine.

I joined AGYA to become more involved in interdisciplinary projects and to network with
like-minded Arab and German researchers.

I am specifically interested in collaborating with experts in the fields of healthcare, materials science, education, science policy, health economics, and research ethics.


Academic Career
2019 - today Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
2019 - 2014 Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
2018 Daniel Turnberg Fellow, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King’s College London, UK
2016 - 2017 Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA
2015 Visiting Researcher, Department of Drug Science and Technology, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
2014 Visiting Researcher, Department of Chemistry, École Normale Supèrieure, France
2013 Research Specialist, Institute for Tuberculosis Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
2013 PhD, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
2013 - 2008 Teaching and Research Assistant, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
2007 BS, Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Jordan

 

My Commitment to AGYA
Member in Charge of the Working Group Arab and German Education
Selection Committee 'New AGYA Members 2020'

On a personal note

Must read in my discipline:
Peer, D., et al. (2007). Nanocarriers as an emerging platform for cancer therapy. Nature Nanotechnology, 2(12), 751-760.

Favourite novel from my country:
'My Name is Salma' by Fadia Faqir

Best thinker/scientist from my country:
Omar Yaghi, Professor of Chemistry