Prof. Maged Abdel-Kader | Pharmacognosy | Excellence in Research

Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Maged Saad Abdel-Kader's academic journey commenced at Abasia Secondary School from 1977 to 1979. He then pursued his higher education at the College of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria, Egypt, from 1979 to 1984, laying the groundwork for his future endeavors in pharmaceutical sciences.

Professional Endeavors

His professional career is marked by a rich tapestry of experiences. Starting as a Demonstrator in the Department of Pharmacognosy at the College of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria, Egypt, he progressed to various roles including Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, and eventually becoming a Professor of Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy, and Applied Pharmacognosy at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria, Egypt.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout his career, Abdel-Kader has been dedicated to advancing the field of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry. His research focus spans the chemical study of medicinal plants, with particular emphasis on families like Solanaceae, Zygophyllaceae, Asclepiadaceae, and Scrophulariaceae. His work has contributed significantly to understanding the therapeutic potential of natural products.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions have been widely recognized, earning him prestigious awards such as the Scientific Encouragements Award from the University of Alexandria and the Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University Award for the best researcher in 2016-2017.

Impact and Influence

His research findings and teachings have had a profound impact on the field of pharmacognosy and the broader pharmaceutical community. Abdel-Kader's work has inspired generations of students and researchers, shaping the way medicinal plants are studied and utilized for therapeutic purposes.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a respected Professor and researcher, He continues to mentor students and lead groundbreaking research initiatives. His legacy lies not only in his academic achievements but also in his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and improving healthcare through the exploration of natural products. His future contributions are poised to further enrich the field of pharmacognosy, leaving a lasting imprint on the discipline and its applications in medicine.


A total of  3229 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            3229
  • h-index              29
  • i10-index           101

Notable Publications 

Olive leaves extract attenuates type II diabetes mellitus-induced testicular damage in rats: Molecular and biochemical study
GA Soliman, AS Saeedan, RF Abdel-Rahman, HA Ogaly, ...
{53} 2019

DNA-Damaging Steroidal Alkaloids from Eclipta alba from the Suriname Rainforest
MS Abdel-Kader, BD Bahler, S Malone, MCM Werkhoven, F van Troon, ...
[99] 1998

Two Bioactive Saponins from Albizia subdimidiata from the Suriname Rainforest
M Abdel-Kader, J Hoch, JM Berger, R Evans, JS Miller, JH Wisse, ...
[90] 2001
Prenylated flavonoids of Erythrina lysistemon grown in Egypt
S El-Masry, ME Amer, MS Abdel-Kader, HH Zaatout
[87] 2002
Solubility of bioactive compound hesperidin in six pure solvents at (298.15 to 333.15) K
MK Anwer, R Al-Shdefat, S Jamil, P Alam, MS Abdel-Kader, F Shakeel
[80] 2014
Bioactive Saponins from Acacia tenuifolia from the Suriname Rainforest
Y Seo, J Hoch, M Abdel-Kader, S Malone, I Derveld, H Adams, ...
[76] 2002
Antimicrobial isoflavans from Astragalus species
NA El-Sebakhy, AM Asaad, RM Abdallah, SM Toaima, MS Abdel-Kader, ...
[68] 1994
Terpenes and flavonoids from an Egyptian collection of Cleome droserifolia
MI Aboushoer, HM Fathy, MS Abdel-Kader, G Goetz, AA Omar
[63] 2010
Maged Abdel-Kader | Pharmacognosy | Excellence in Research

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