Salman Ahmed received his B.Pharm. from the University of Karachi, Pakistan, and his M.Phil. and PhD in Pharmacognosy, from the same university. He has worked in the Pharmaceutical industries (Helix Pharma, Pharm Evo,(Pvt.) Ltd. and Searle Pakistan Ltd.). Currently, he is serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Pakistan.