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Dr Larhrib was educated at the University of Sciences and Technology, Lille I and the faculty of Pharmacy, Lille II, France where he obtained an MSc Biochem, DU Pharm, DESS Pharm. Tech., a certificate in Pharm. Chemistry.  He moved to the UK to do a PhD in Pharmaceutical technology at LiverpoolJohnMooresUniversity, using high speed compaction simulator to fundamentally study the mechanism of compaction of pharmaceutical powders under the supervision of Dr. James Wells and Prof. Mike Rubinstein (1994-1998). Following his PhD, Dr Larhrib worked for 4 years (1998-2002) as Senior Research Fellow in Pharmaceutics at the Department of Pharmacy, King’s College London. He worked at Liverpool John Moores University as a Senior lecturer in Pharmaceutics for 6 years (2002-2007) before joining the industry; Solid Solution Limited, Liverpool (2007-2010). Dr. Larhrib holds 6 certificates of Achievement in skin care formulations, he was involved in cosmetic products development and manufacture especially anti-aging products using his skills in pharmaceutics in cosmetics products development. He moved to Medway school of Pharmacy before joining the University of Huddersfield as a Senior lecturer in Pharmaceutics in July 2011. Dr. Larhrib has published in different pharmaceutical journals, presented and chaired pharmaceutical sessions in international pharmaceutical conferences. He has received certificates award for key note presentations at Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery Systems (PDDS 2017, Valencia, Spain), (PDDS 2018, Rome, Italy), (PDDS 2019, Paris, France), he received grant awards in 2019 and 2020 from GrowMed tech for his research in inhalation.  Dr. Larhrib has several publications in oral solid dosage forms and inhalation and four patents in inhalation technology to maximise drug delivery to the lungs. Dr. Larhrib is a regular reviewer for many international Pharmaceutical journals and member of editorial board of journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Dr. Larhrib is involved in MPharm research project supervision, PhD supervision and PhD external examiner.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Mechanism of compaction of Pharmaceutical powders.
  • Solid dosage forms (tablet and capsule) formulation and manufacture
  • Particle Engineering to enhance therapeutic value of medicines.
  • Nanomedicine design, formulation and delivery.
  • Transdermal drug delivery
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Design, formulation and delivery
  • Cosmetics design, formulation and manufacture.

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Research Output

  • 714 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 24 Article

The effect of inspiratory parameters after two separate inhalations on the dose emission of theophylline from low and high resistance dry powder inhalers

Abadelah, M., Al-Assadi, J., Rooney, J. & Larhrib, E. H., 1 Jan 2020, In : Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. 28, 1, p. 74-86 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Study of the Emitted Dose After Two Separate Inhalations at Different Inhalation Flow Rates and Volumes and an Assessment of Aerodynamic Characteristics of Indacaterol Onbrez Breezhaler®150 and 300 μg

    Abadelah, M., Chrystyn, H., Bagherisadeghi, G., Abdalla, G. & Larhrib, H., 1 Jan 2018, In : AAPS PharmSciTech. 19, 1, p. 251-261 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of maximum inhalation flow and inhaled volume on formoterol drug deposition in-vitro from an Easyhaler® dry powder inhaler

    Abadelah, M., Hazim, F., Chrystyn, H., Bagherisadeghi, G., Rahmoune, H. & Larhrib, H., 15 Jun 2017, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 104, p. 180-187 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 12 Citations (Scopus)


    PhD External Examination, Liverpool John Moores University

    El Hassanne Larhrib (Examiner)
    18 Dec 2019

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    External PhD Examiner - University of Bradford

    El Hassanne Larhrib (Examiner)
    2 Aug 2019

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    3rd Global Conference in Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery Systems

    El Hassanne Larhrib (Chair)
    26 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    The impact of inspiratory parameters on the performance of marketed dry powder inhalers using patients’ inhalation profiles

    Mohamad Abadelah (Speaker), El Hassanne Larhrib (Speaker)
    26 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Strategies to improve drug delivery to the lungs from dry powder inhalers

    El Hassanne Larhrib (Speaker)
    26 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation