The Pharmaceutical Industries Research Division is the house of experience and the bank for scientific consultation for the development of scientific pharmaceutical research. The Pharmaceutical and Drug Industries Research Division is in close relation to the pharmaceutical industries and various industrial companies through applied research under the umbrella of ethics and values of scientific research to serve and develop the national economy. The total number of employees in the division (members of the research authority and their assistants) are 511 members. The Pharmaceutical and Drug Industries Research Division includes nine departments, which cover several fields such as: (1) biochemistry, immunology and omicstechnology, (2) molecular genetics and therapeutic approaches (DNA and Gene Therapy), (3) microbiology, fermentation biotechnology and molecular biology, (4) nanobiotechnology, (5) recent advances in drug delivery systems, (6) new trends in natural and microbial products, (7) chirality and drug design, (8) pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of natural and synthetic leads, (9) evaluation, conservation and sustainable use of medicinal and aromatic plants, (10) green technology in pharmaceutical industries, (11) pharmacognosy, (12) pharmaceutical technology and chemical synthesis of biopharmaceutics, (13) chemistry and biology of plant constituents. Also, the Pharmaceutical and Drug Industries Research Division organized five international conferences from 2003 -2015 in the field of applied research for drug industry and advances in pharmaceutical research. In addition, the 6th International Conference will be held in 2017 (October 23-24) covering several new trends in pharmaceutical research that facilitate scientific international collaboration.
Egyptian Pharmaceutical Journal, a publication of Division of Pharmaceutical and Drug Industries Research, National Research Centre (http://www.nrc.sci.eg/?p=1307), is a peer-reviewed online journal with quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.epj.eg.net. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
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