AMU mourns demise of Prof Mohammad Nasiruddin

Aligarh: Professor Mohammad Nasiruddin, Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), passed away in Aligarh. He was 55-years-old.


“Prof Nasiruddin’s demise a great loss to the university. He was an excellent teacher held in high esteemed by the students,” said AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.


Prof Rakesh Bhargava (Dean, Faculty of Medicine) said that Prof Nasiruddin taught and mentored students and helped them to achieve successful careers.


Prof Nasiruddin will be missed deeply by friends, colleagues and students, said Prof Shahid Ali Siddiqui (Principal, JNMC).


Prof Nasiruddin was also associated with various committees and organisations. He has been the Coordinator of ADR Monitoring Centre at JNMC, under the aegis of Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.


Prof Nasiruddin published many papers in peer-reviewed journals, authored academic books, wrote book chapters, and edited many books. He was appointed as lecturer in 1999 and was eventually promoted to the posts of Associate Professor and Professor respectively.


He taught undergraduate and postgraduate students.