Dr. Abbas Khan Assistant Professor

Dr. Abbas Khan (Ph.D. Postdoc), has earned his Ph.D. from Jilin University. His area of expertise is Food and Nutrition Nanotechnology in treatment of cancer disease. He has 4.5 years of experience in academia and 3 years as a Health and Nutrition officer in different public and private sectors. Moreover, he has published more than 19 research articles in well reputed international journals (SCI indexed).

Email id: drabbas.fn@uhe.edu.pk


  • PhD (2020) Nutrition and Food Nanotechnology , Jilin University China
  • MS/MPhil (2015) Human Nutrition, The University of Agriculture Peshawar KP Pakistan
  • BS (2013) Human Nutrition, The University of Agriculture Peshawar KP Pakistan


  • Assistant Professor/Head of Department, Dietetics and Nutrition Sciences, University of Sialkot
  • Research Associate, Jilin University China
  • Clinical Nutritionist, Northwest General Hospital and Research Center Peshawar KP Pakistan
  • Health and Nutrition Officer, National Commission For Human Development (NCHD GOVT OF PAKISTAN)


Courses taught:

Sports Nutrition, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Infant Young Child Feeding, Nutritional Practices in Clinical Care, Research Methods and Biostatistics

Research interests:

  • Nutrition Nanotechnology
  • Nanoencapsulation
  • Human Clinical Trials in Nutrition



  • Khan, A.; Wang, C.; Sun, X.; Killpartrick, A.; Guo, M. Preparation and Characterization of Whey Protein Isolate–DIM Nanoparticles.  J. Mol. Sci.2019, 20, 3917. IF=5.9
  • Khan, A., Wang, C., Sun, X., Killpartrick, A., &Guo, M. (2019). Physicochemical and Microstructural Properties of Polymerized Whey Protein Encapsulated 3,3′-Diindolylmethane Nanoparticles. Molecules, 24(4), 702. doi:10.3390/molecules24040702 (IF=4.4)
  • Khan, A. ,Chawla, Rattan KaurGuo, MingruoWang, Cuina, 2019. Risk factors associated with anemia among adolescent girls: a cross sectional study in District Peshawar. JPMA 69: 1591; 2019 (IF:67).
  • A Khan, C N Wang, L Li, A Killpartrick, A Humphrey and M R Guo (2018) Physicochemical and rheological properties of whey protein microencapsulated 3,3-diindolylmethane J ClinNutr Diet doi: 10.4172/2472-1921-C1-002
  • Shazia F, Abbas K*, Falak Z, Saleem K, Mahpara S, et al. (2017) Nutritional Status Assessment of Children with Nutritional Rickets Under Five Years at District Headquarter Hospital, Upper Dir- Pakistan. J Nutr Health Sci 4(2): 203 (IF: 4.2)
  • Mingruo Guo, Abbas Khan*, Cuina Wang, Adam Killpartrick, Effect of Ultrasound Treatment on Physicochemical, Microstructural and Anti-Oxidative Properties of Whey Protein Concentrate Based 3,3′-Diindolylmethane Nanoparticles, Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 4, Issue Supplement_2, June 2020, Page 754,(IF: 2.62)
  • MING Y, CHEN L, KHAN A. Effects of tea polyphenols on physicochemical and antioxidative properties of whey protein coating[J]. Food Science and Biotechnology, Springer Singapore, 2020. (IF:2.39)
  • NAWSHERWAN, KHAN A, MUBARIK S, FAN C, WANG S. 2021.effect of preeclampsia and premature rupture of memberane on neonatal birth weight and length by gastational age:a retrospective study in China. J of Res Med Sci. 2021. 4:32 (IF:85 )
  • Ijaz ul Haq, Jing Miao, Abbas Khan. Prevalence of micronutrient deficienciesamong preschool and school-going children in flood-hit areas of Pakistan (Accepted by American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene IF: 45)
  • Chenming Ji1#, Ijaz ul Haq1,2*#, Jing Miao3*, Chunlan Cui1, Liu Cheng1,4, Qing Tian1, Xiumei Meng1, Qinmin Wu1, Jing Li5, Jielian Xu6, Abbas Khan. Investigation of nutritional status, life-style and eating habits in vocational Chinese college teachers: A cross-sectional survey. Progress in Nutrition; Vol. 23, N. 3: (IF:0.5)
  • Khan, A.; Wang, C.; Sun, X.; Killpartrick, A.; Guo, M. Whey Protein As A Encapsulating Agent For Bioactive Compounds: A Review (Under review)
  • Khan, A.; Wang, C.; Sun, X.; Killpartrick, A.; Guo, Clinical Study On Oral Bioenhancedim Tm In Castrate-Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer.(Underreivew)
  • NAWSHERWAN ., KHAN A, BEGUM N, AHMED Z, MUBARIK S, HAQ IU, NABI G, ULLAH N, FAN C, WANG S. Low Birth Weight, and Low Ponderal Index Mediates the Association between Preeclampsia, Placenta Previa, and Neonatal Mortality. Iran J Public Health. 49(4):654-662. (IF:1.42)
  • Ahmed, Z.; Manzoor, M.F.; Begum, N.; Khan, A.; Shah, I.; Farooq, U.; Siddique, R.; Zeng, X.-A.; Rahaman, A.; Siddeeg, A. Thermo-Ultrasound-Based Sterilization Approach for the Quality Improvement of Wheat Plantlets Juice. Processes2019, 7, 518.(IF: 2.84)
  • Ullah N, Ullah S, Khan A, Ullah I, Badshah S (2018) Preparation and Evaluation of Carrot and Apple Blended Jam. J Food Process Technol 9: 725. doi: 10.4172/2157-7110.1000725
  • ulHaq I, Wasila H, Nawsherwan, Khan A, Chawla KR, et al. Maternal Formal Education in Association with Nutritional Status of Children (Less-than Two Years). Indian J Nutri. 2017;4(2): 162.
  • Ullah N, Qazi IM, Masroor S, Khan A, et al. (2015) Preservation of ready to serve blended carrot and kinnow Drink by Ginger Extract. J Food Process Technol 6:438.
  • Nawsherwan, Chawla, Arif, Ahmad, Wasila, Ulhaq, Khan, Zia, Mian, Shah, Khan, Risk factors associated with teeth discoloration in Malakand District, Pakistan, Research report Fluoride 49(3 Pt 1):253-262 July-September 2016 (IF=1.8)

           TOTAL IF=31.10