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Dr. Sundus Tewfik

Pharmaceutical Scientist London Metropolitan UniversityLife Sciences and Computing

PhD MSc PGCert BSc

Location: London, UK


Dr. Sundus Tewfik is the Course Leader for Herbal Medicinal Sciences at the Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University. As a Pharmaceutical scientist, she lectures on conventional and herbal pharmacology. She is a qualified Biologist. She holds Masters in Applied Microbiology and PhD in Pharmacognosy from the University of Westminster. She is registered as ‘Biomedical Scientist’ at the Health Professional Council, UK as well as a fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science. Additionally, she is ‘Chartered Scientist’ at the Science Council, UK. She has carried out numerous research projects on various aspects of herbal medicine; biochemical analyses, antimicrobial testing, isolation/identification of ‘biologically active’ components and quality control of herbal products and botanical supplements. She current research interests include the use of phytochemicals in human nutrition domain, focusing on how functional foods and nutraceuticals influence health outcomes and health risks to individuals and communities.