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mai subhi khanfar
• Department of Pharmaceutical Technology - Faculty Member
• Pharmaceutical Research - Head of the Center

  • Ph.D. of Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2004
  • Msc. of Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1995
  • Bsc. of Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1993

    Publications
  • Shereen Assaf, Mai S.Khanfar,Rana Obaidat,Mutaz S. Salem and Adi Arida, "Effect of different organic solvents on the crystal habit of mefenamic acid," Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 150-158, 2009
  • M.Khanfar, R. Khalil and A. AbuJafal, "Evaluation of preserving efficacy of different cough syrups manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies," International Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 5, no. , pp. 0-0, 2009
  • Safwan M.Obeidat, M.S. Khanfar and Wasfy M.Obeidat, "Classification of edible oils and uncovering adulteration of virgin olive oils using FTIR with the aid of chemometrics," Australian Journal of Basic and Applies Sciences, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 2048-2053, 2009
  • Khouloud Alkhamis, Mutaz S.Salem and Mai S. Khanfar, "Determination of the mechanism of uptake of organic vapors by chitosan," Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, vol. 14, no. , pp. 90-95, 2009
  • Mai S. Khanfar and Mutaz S. Salem, "Dissolution enhancement of poorly water soluble drugs by precipitation in the presence of additives and stabilizers," Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 32-45, 2009
  • Bashar AlTaani, Mai S.Khanfar, Mutaz S. Salem and Alsayed Sallam, "Release behaviour of Diclofenac Sodium dispersed in Gelucire and encapsulated with alginate beads," Journal of microencapsulation micro and nano carriers, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008
  • Mai S.Khanfar and Mutaz S.Salem, "Preparation and characterization of mefenamic acid cryrstals prepared in the presence of surfactants -part I," Acta Pharmaceutica Sciencia , vol. 50, no. , pp. 61-72, 2008
  • Adi I. Arida, M. M. Al Tabakha, B.F. Dababneh, Foud H. Al Jawad and Mai S. Khanfar , "Identification of the consolidation mechanisms of Emcompress," Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 111-12, 2008
  • Khouloud Alkhamis, Mutaz S. Salem and Mai Khanfar, "The sorption of ketotifen fumarate by chitosan," AAPS PharmSciTech, vol. 3, no. , pp. 0-0, 2008
  • Mai S. Khanfar, Mutaz S. Salem, Naji M. Najib and Gobala Pillai., "Dissolution behavior of sustained release formulation of Indomethacin with Eudragit RS," Acta Pharmaceutica Hungarica , vol. 67, no. , pp. 235-239, 1997
  • Rana M Obaidat, Kamal Sweidan, Wafa Al-Rajab, Mai Khanfar, Rana Abu-Hwaij, Yusuf Al-Hiari and Samir Al-Gharabli, "Development of local,mucoadhesive, sustained release patches of tetracycline hydrochloride for treatment of mouth infections: a preliminary in vitro study ," European Journal of Parenteral & Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 87-94, 2010
  • Mohammad M.Fares, Mu’taz Sheikh Salem, Mai Khanfar, "Inulin and poly(acrylic acid) grafted inulin for dissolution enhancement and preliminary controlled release of poorly water-soluble Irbesartan drug," International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 410, no. 1-2, pp. 206-211, 2011
  • M.Khanfar, M.Sheikh Salem and R.Hawari, "Formulation factors affecting the release of ezetimibe from different liquisolid compacts," pharmaceutical development and Technology, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 0-0, 2012
  • M.Khanfar, M.Sheikh Salem and Faiza Kaddour, "Preparation of sustained-release dosage form of Venlafaxine HCl using liquisolid technique," pharmaceutical development and Technology, vol. 19, no. 1-2, pp. 0-0, 2013
  • M.Khanfar, Mohammad M.Fares, Mu’taz Sheikh Salem and Amjad Qandil , "Mesoporous silica based macromolecules for dissolution enhancement of Irbesartan drug using pre-adjusted pH method," MICROPOROUS AND MESOPOROUS MATERIALS, vol. 173, no. , pp. 22-28, 2013
  • Suhair S. Al-Nimry · Mai S. Khanfar, "Preparation and characterization of lovastatin polymeric microparticles by coacervation-phase separation method for dissolution enhancement," Journal of Applied Polymer Science , vol. 133, no. 14, pp. 0-0, 2016
  • "A Comparative Solubility Enhancement Study of Cefixime Trihydrate Using Different Dispersion Techniques", AAPS PharmSciTech
  • "A Novel Eutectic-Based Transdermal Delivery System for Risperidone", AAPSPHARMSCITECH
  • "Design and Optimization of Pioglitazone Hydrochloride Self-Nanoemulsifying Drug Delivery System (SNEDDS) Incorporated into an Orally Disintegrating Tablet", Pharmceutics
  • "Enhancement of the Solubility of Asenapine Maleate Through the Preparation of Co-Crystals", Current Drug Delivery
  • "Enhancement of the dissolution and bioavailability from freeze-dried powder of a hypocholesterolemic drug in the presence of Soluplus", Powder Technology
  • "Preparation and Characterization of Co-processed Starch/MCC/Chitin Hydrophilic Polymers onto Magnesium Silicate", Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
  • "Preparation and Evaluation of Co-amorphous Formulations of Telmisartan?Amino Acids as a Potential Method for Solubility and Dissolution Enhancement", AAPS PharmSciTech
  • "Solid self nano-emulsifying system for the enhancement of dissolution and bioavailability of Prasugrel HCl: in vitro and in vivo studies", Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
  • "Stabilization and Amorphization of Lovastatin Using Different Types of Silica", AAPS PharmSciTech
  • Head of the Center, Pharmaceutical Research, Sep 2023 - Present
  • Head of the Center, Pharmaceutical Research, Sep 2022 - Sep 2023
  • Head of the Center, Pharmaceutical Research, Sep 2021 - Sep 2022
  • Head of Department, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
  • Faculty Member, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Sep 2010 - Present
  • director of academic staff affairs, Philadelphia University , Jordan, Sep 2008- Jun 2010
  • head of pharmaceutical science department, Philadelphia University , Jordan, Sep 2006- Sep 2008
  • assistant professor, Philadelphia University , Jordan, Sep 2004- Jun 2010
  • Lecturer, Philadelphia University , Jordan, Sep 2000- Apr 2004
  • Lecturer, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, Sep 1995- Jun 1998
  • ADVANCED PHYSICAL PHARMACY
  • COSMETIC PREPARATIONS
  • PHARMACEUTICAL PRACTICAL TRAINING
  • PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGISTRATION
  • PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM TECHNOLOGY
  • PHARMACEUTICAL POLYMERS AND EXCIPIENTS
  • PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY
  • PHARMACEUTICS (1)
  • PHARMACEUTICS (4) (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • PHARMACEUTICS( 2)
  • PHARMACEUTICS( 3)
  • PHARMACY PRACTICE LABORATORY (1)
  • PHARMACY PRACTICE LABORATORY( 2)
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • SELECTED TOPICS ( 1)
  • SELECTED TOPICS ( 2)
  • SEMINAR B
  • SEMINAR C
  • SEMINAR IN PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY
  • Industrial pharmacy
  • cosmetics
  • drug delivery system
  • quality control
  • physical pharmacy
  • ethics of pharmacy