Dr Syed Haris   Omar
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Dr Syed Haris Omar

  • Graduate Certificate in University Learning & Teaching (GCULT)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
Medicine & Health
Greater Murray Division

Dr. Syed Haris Omar have received PhD in Biomedical Science, with the Faculty of Science Scholarship from School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia. He has started his early career as Clinical Research Investigator and Lecturer at Pharmacy School. Dr. Haris has investigated the neuroprotective beneficial effects of phenolic compound (biophenols) in olives against in vitro (SH-SY5Y cells) and in vivo (APPswe Mice) Alzheimer’s disease models, through the enzymes inhibition (AChE, BChE, BACE-1, HDAC, and Tyrosinase), cell lines protection and protection against free radicals and amyloid-beta toxicity in the transgenic mice brain. His research area falls in the field of neuroscience especially prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, further interested in clinical research (dementia, obesity and ageing) but not limited. He has demonstrated the experiences of membership in Human Research Ethics Committee along with the teaching and research. As an author, Dr. Haris has published several peer-reviewed journal articles including research and reviews along with the book chapters and conference proceedings. Currently Dr. Haris is serving as reviewer and Editorial Board Member in several Journals of repute, and associated with various domestic and international scientific societies as a member. His sustained academic efforts and contributions to advancement in the field of biomedical science/medicine research has been recognized nationally and internationally, and received awards from several organisations.

Phone
02 6933 5140
Location
Rural Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Wagga Wagga Campus, UNSW

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2017, 'Biophenols: Impacts and Prospects in Anti-Alzheimer Drug Discovery', in Discovery and Development of Neuroprotective Agents from Natural Products: Natural Product Drug Discovery, pp. 103 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809593-5.00004-5
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2013, 'Ginkgolides and Neuroprotective Effects', in Kishan Gopal R; Jean-Michel M (ed.), Natural Products Phytochemistry, Botany and Metabolism of Alkaloids, Phenolics and Terpenes, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 3697 - 3741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22144-6_146
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2013, 'Garlic and Cardiovascular Diseases', in Kishan Gopal R; Jean-Michel M (ed.), Natural Products Phytochemistry, Botany and Metabolism of Alkaloids, Phenolics and Terpenes, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 3661 - 3696, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22144-6_158
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Obied HK; Prenzler PD; Omar SH; Ismael R; Servili M; Esposto S; Taticchi A; Selvaggini R; Urbani S, 2012, 'Chapter six - Pharmacology of Olive Biophenols', in Advances in Molecular Toxicology, Elsevier B.V., pp. 195 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-59389-4.00006-9
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Preddy J, 2020, 'Advantages and Pitfalls in Fluid Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease', Journal of Personalized Medicine, vol. 10, pp. 63 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jpm10030063
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2019, 'Mediterranean and MIND Diets Containing Olive Biophenols Reduces the Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease', International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 2797 - 2818, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20112797
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Scott CJ; Hamlin AS; Obied HK, 2019, 'Olive biophenols reduces alzheimer’s pathology in SH-SY5Y cells and APPswe mice', International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 125 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20010125
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Scott CJ; Hamlin AS; Obied HK, 2018, 'Biophenols: Enzymes (β-secretase, Cholinesterases, histone deacetylase and tyrosinase) inhibitors from olive (Olea europaea L.)', Fitoterapia, vol. 128, pp. 118 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2018.05.011
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Scott CJ; Hamlin AS; Obied HK, 2017, 'The protective role of plant biophenols in mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease', Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, vol. 47, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2017.02.016
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2017, 'Biophenols pharmacology against the amyloidogenic activity in Alzheimer's disease', Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, vol. 89, pp. 396 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2017.02.051
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Kerr PG; Scott CJ; Hamlin AS; Obied HK, 2017, 'Olive (Olea europaea L.) biophenols: A nutriceutical against Oxidative Stress in SH-SY5Y Cells', Molecules, vol. 22, pp. 1858 - 1858, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules22111858
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2010, 'Oleuropein in olive and its pharmacological effects', Scientia Pharmaceutica, vol. 78, pp. 133 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.3797/scipharm.0912-18
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2010, 'Cardioprotective and neuroprotective roles of oleuropein in olive', Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, vol. 18, pp. 111 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsps.2010.05.005
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Al-Wabel NA, 2010, 'Organosulfur compounds and possible mechanism of garlic in cancer', Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, vol. 18, pp. 51 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsps.2009.12.007
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Saba N, 2010, 'Melatonin, receptors, mechanism, and uses', Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy, vol. 1, pp. 158 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0975-8453.75069
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Jindal D; Sharma H; Karim S; Kapoor P; Aqil M; Omar SH; Pillai KK, 2005, 'Public perception of community pharmacists in Delhi [8]', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 35, pp. 331 - 332
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Woodford HJ; Khan ZI; Talegaonkar S; Ahmad FJ; Ahuja A; Khar RK; Vidovic R; Wan V; Landau J; Kong M-SA; Jindal D; Sharma H; Karim S; Kapoor P; Aqil M; Omar SH; Pillai KK; Nagavi BG; Adepu R; Singhal R; Havill C; Jose J; Kini T L; Rao PGM; Bawazir SA, 2005, 'Letters to the Editor', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 35, pp. 327 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2055-2335.2005.tb00377.x
  • Conference Presentations | 2020
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Preddy J, 2020, 'Clinical treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: Gaps and alternative multidimensional approach of biophenols', presented at International Conference on Medical and Health Science (ICMHS), Krabi, Thailand, 05 April 2020 - 06 April 2020, http://theires.org/Conference2020/Thailand/4/ICMHS/
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2018, 'Olive Biophenols: A promising natural compound against the Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis', Int J Ment Health Psychiatry, Holiday Inn Atrium, Singapore City, Singapore, presented at International Conference on Dementia and Dementia Care, Holiday Inn Atrium, Singapore City, Singapore, 20 August 2018 - 21 August 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2471-4372-C3-014
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH, 2016, 'Olive: A Therapeutic Agent Against Alzheimer’s Disease', J Nutr Food Sci, Holiday inn Rome- Aurelia, Rome, Italy, pp. 62 - 62, presented at 5th European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference, Holiday inn Rome- Aurelia, Rome, Italy, 16 June 2016 - 18 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9600.C1.020
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Syed Haris Omar
    Omar SH; Scott CJ; Hamlin AS; Obied HK, 2014, 'Olive biophenols: A Natural β-secretase (BACE-1) Inhibitor', presented at 74th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, 31 August 2014 - 04 September 2014, https://bangkok2014.congress.pharmacy/Bangkok/2033/Welcome/

Awards

2019     Global Top Peer Reviewer in the Global Peer Review Awards 2019, Publons, Web of

             Science, A Clarivate Analytics Company.

2019     NSW Volunteer of the Year 2019 Award (Nominee), Adult Category in Riverina, The Centre

             for Volunteering.

2017     Regional Achievement & Community Award (Nominee), Prime Super Agricultural 

             Innovation Award, NSW

2016     Conference Support Scheme Award, Graham Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga 

             Wagga, Australia.

2015     Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) Award, Photography Competition.

2014     Best Oral Presenter Award (Industrial Pharmacy), International Pharmaceutical Federation

             (FIP), Bangkok, Thailand

2013     Conference Support Scheme Award, Graham Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga

             Wagga, Australia.

2013     Sustainability Training Program, Green Steps, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, 

             Australia.

2011     Research Higher Degree Scholarship (3.5 Years), Charles Sturt University, Wagga

             Wagga, Australia.

 

Grants

Research Officer- On Track for Life Project (‘Prevention of Childhood Obesity — A community Program'), Funded ($200,000) by the Paediatric Innovation Funding Scheme (NSW Government), NSW Health, MLHD. 2019-Present.

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