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Prof. Munawwar Husain Kazmi is presently working as Deputy Director I/C of National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders, Hyderabad (Formerly Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Hyderabad). After receiving basic education from U.P. Board, he completed his BUMS from A&U Tibbia College, New Delhi in 1984 and honoured with Gold Medal in University Examination. He joined Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine in 1985 and posted at Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Hyderabad. In 1992, he was promoted as Research Officer (Unani), and transferred to Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Mumbai. In 2008, he completed his MD in Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology) from Dr. M.I.J. Tibbia College, Mumbai. In 2014, Dr. Kazmi was promoted as Deputy Director and transferred to CCRUM Headquarters and subsequently transferred to Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Hyderabad in February, 2015.
Prof. Kazmi has 34 years of experience in the field of Unani medical research. He has significantly contributed in clinical studies conducted by the CCRUM on several health conditions including Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Sinusitis, Hepatitis and Hypertension. He has participated and presented Research papers in National and International Conferences in and outside the country. Of these, worth mentioning are two International Conference on Unani Medicine organized by CCRUM in 1987 & 2005 in New Delhi; 1st International AYUSH Conference & Exhibition organized by Science India Forum, Ministry of AYUSH and World Ayurveda Foundation at Dubai in 2017 and 6th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Traditional Medicine at Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka in 2018. He has delivered keynote addresses and talks in Seminars, Symposia, Conferences and Workshops on different aspects of Unani Medicine and till date has published more than 40 papers based on scientific research in Indian and foreign journals and has been one of the authors of Monographs on Vitiligo and Sinusitis published by the CCRUM. His book entitled “Aromatherapy with Rose Oil - Psychopharmacological Studies” has been published in 2017 by LAP publisher, Germany. He has guided 12 Post Graduates of Ilmul Advia for their MD dissertation as guide, and is also supervising Ph.D Scholars.
Prof. Kazmi has attended many training programmes, of these, WHO Training Course on Standardization of Traditional Medicine at University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China, Training Course on HPTLC organized by CAMAG Switzerland in Mumbai, and Training for Design and Analysis of RCT by Public Health Institute, Delhi deserve special mention.
Prof. Kazmi started Postgraduate teaching and Ph.D. programme in the specialties of Moalajat and Ilmul Advia in Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Hyderabad in 2016 and this year the 4th batch has been admitted.
In 2017, Prof. Kazmi was honoured with Appreciation Award by CCRUM for his dedication towards Research Work. Besides, he has earned appreciation award for services in Development of Unani Medicine by Ayurvedic Research Hospital (NCO), Ninthauur, Bose Ayurvedic Hospital, Addalaichenal, Sri Lanka in 2016, and 7th Hakim Ahmed Ashraf Memorial Global Award by Hakim Ahmed Ashraf Memorial Society, Hyderabad in 2015.