Dr. May Saab

Dr. May Saab
Faculty: PharmacyDepartment: Pharmaceutical TechnologyPosition: Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical TechnologyPhone: 009611300110Ext: 2639E-mail: saabk.may79@bau.edu.lb


May Saab started working in 2003 as a medical representative at cheisi Lab in Sadco company (Beirut Lebanon), and as a part time lab assistant in botany, analytical chemistry and biochemistry courses at the faculty of pharmacy and faculty of dentistry, at Beirut Arab University, till 2006.
She has been assigned as a laboratory instructor for
 “Principles and kinetics of drug stability”, “Pharmaceutics”, “Drug delivery systems”,  and “Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics” courses at the Faculty of pharmacy in Beirut Arab University since 2006, and started as a lecturer since the spring of 2014.
Her research experience is based on sustained release and targeted drug  delivery systems, and her research interest is mainly focused on polymer based drug delivery systems.


Teaching Experience

Over 10 years of experience as a laboratory instructor of pharmaceutics, drug  dosage forms,  principles and kinetics of drug stability , biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. Lecturer of pharmaceutical calculation course for 2 years and hospital pharmacy course for 3 years.

2015-16 courses

Research Interest and Recent publications

Research Interest
polymer based drug delivery systems

Recent Publications
- Paper entitled “Design and evaluation of mucoadhesivebuccal patches for local delivery of chlorhexidine digluconate” in “International journal of drug formulation and research”, 2012; volume 3.

- Paper entitled “Intrinsically floating gastroretentive tablets of salbutamol sulphate using different sublimable/release retarding materials: a comparative study” in “International journal of pharmacy and technology”, 2015,7(2): 8094-8109.

- Poster entitled: Formulation and in-vitro release kinetics of gastroretentive floating tablets of fexofenadine hydrochloride, in the 20th Annual LAAS conference (Lebanese Asssiation For The Advancement of science), New Frontiers in sciences,  March 27-29, 2014.

- Poster entitled “Formulation and Evaluation of Metronidazole Mucoadhesive Buccal Patches for The Treatment of Periodontal diseases” at the BAU International Pharmacy Conference 2010 (Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Research & Technology)


- Member in the academic board committee at order of pharmacist of Lebanon
- Member in the colloquium committee (2011-2013)