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Dr Mohammad Isreb

PositionLecturer in Clinical Pharmaceutics
Location L26d, Richmond building
DepartmentBradford School of Pharmacy
RKT CentrePharmaceutical Engineering
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 234762

Research Interests (key words only)

Pharmaceutics, formulation, preformulation, film coating, solid dispersions, solid solutions, spheronization, tablet, polymer, rheology, thermal, mechanical properties,hot melt extrusion, spheronisation, solid dosage form, biopharmaceutics.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities


Master of Pharmacy course

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Aseptics (PH-1003L) (Module leader)
  • Pharmaceutical Product Innovation module (PH-4025D)
  • Research Projects (PH3308T)

Pharmaceutical management course

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology (PH-8102M) (module leader)


MSc of pharmaceutical technology course

  • Science of dosage forms and advanced pharmaceutical technology Module (PH-4037D)
  • Critical appraisal topic Module (PH 4034D) 
  • Research Project Module (PH4041Z)
  • Thermal analysis module (LIF4010M)


  • 1999-2004: Undergraduate student, Faculty of Pharmacy and medical science, University of Petra, Amman, Jordan
  • 2004-2005: Community pharmacist, Daad Yassine pharmacy, Latakia, Syria
  • 2005-2006: Lecturer assistant, University of Aleppo, Syria
  • 2006-2007: Part Time Lab Supervisor, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
  • 2007-2011: Post-graduate research student, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, UK
  • 2010-present: Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, UK

Study History

  • B.Sc. Hons. Pharmacy, University of Petra 2004
  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutical formulations, University of Bradford 2011

Research Areas

I am interested in charactrization and formulation of pharamceuticals polymeric materials. This includes the development and optimisation of film coating formulations for various applications. It also include the formulation and charactrization of solid dispersions and solutions.


  • R. T. Forbes and M. Isreb, “Poly (DL-Lactic Acid), Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, sixth edition, 2009
  • M. Isreb, T. Gough, M. C. Bonner, and R. T. Forbes, “Rheology and chain dynamics of hypermellose acetate succinate in pharmaceutical polymeric formulations,” AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition,USA, Nov 2009
  • M. Isreb, T. Gough, M. C. Bonner, and R. T. Forbes, "Approaches to Tg determination: enhanced thermal and rheological insights into polymer formulations" powerpoint presentation, PharmSci Fair conference,France, Jun. 2009

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