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Anas El-Aneed

Dr. Anas El-Aneed

Dr. El-Aneed (Ph.D. Biochemistry & M.Sc. Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland; M.B.A., the University of Saskatchewan; and B.Sc. Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Tishreen University, Syria) is a Professor and Assistant Dean, Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan. He is also the Group Lead for the Drug Discovery and Development Research Group (DDDRG) in Health Sciences at the University of Saskatchewan.

Previously, Dr. El-Aneed worked as a pharmacy research specialist at the Newfoundland and Labrador Center for Health Information.

Dr. El-Aneed’s research relies on the use of different mass spectrometry platforms for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of small organic compounds. His current research is focused on urine biomarker discovery for respiratory illnesses, the biological fate of lipid-based drug delivery systems and extracting active metabolites form canola waste streams. In addition to basic science, Dr. El-Aneed is engaged in applied health research, investigating the educational needs of community pharmacists regarding substance use disorder. In 2007, he was awarded the Governor General Gold medal for his Ph.D. thesis. Over his career, he has authored and coauthored over 60 publications, and contributed to over 130 conference abstracts and published conference proceedings. He has received several national, provincial, and internal University of Saskatchewan grants.

Dr. El-Aneed is currently on the editorial board of Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, and a member of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry and the Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry. Dr. El-Aneed has served on several college, university, and professional committees. He has supervised numerous research personnel, graduate and undergraduate students.