Professor Naveed Akhter is an anatomist and an academician by profession and holds an M.Phil. degree in anatomy, and has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience at various undergraduate medical colleges. Currently, he is working as a Professor of Anatomy at Rai Medical College Sargodha, Pakistan. In addition to his duties, he is looking after the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) as a Director and serves the curriculum committee as an active member at his institute. Furthermore, Professor Naveed is the Managing Director of the Academy for the Advancement of Science, Education & Research (A.A.S.E.R.).
Dr. Shah Jahan is a distinguished academician and researcher, presently serving as an Associate Professor at the University of Health Sciences in Lahore. With a distinguished career in the field of health sciences, Dr. Jahan has made substantial contributions to both academia and research.
Dr. Jahan's academic journey has been characterized by his dedication to fostering excellence in education and research. In his capacity as an Associate Professor, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the curriculum and guiding the next generation of healthcare professionals at the University of Health Sciences. His dedication to teaching and adeptness in effectively conveying complex medical concepts have garnered his students' respect and admiration.
As a prolific researcher, Dr. Shah Jahan's work spans a wide spectrum of topics within the realm of health sciences. With an impressive count of over 150 publications to his name, his research output reflects his profound engagement with critical issues in the field. He has consistently contributed to advancing medical knowledge through his extensive research endeavors.
Dr. Jahan's research impact is underscored by an impressive citation count, with more than 1973 citations attributed to his name. His h-index, a gauge of research influence and productivity, stands at an impressive 27, while his i10-index stands at an outstanding 56. These indices testify to the substantial reach and impact of his research contributions.
Dr. Shah Jahan's research interests encompass diverse areas: public health, medical education, clinical medicine, immunology, and infectious diseases. His work underscores his commitment to tackling real-world healthcare challenges and contributing to the betterment of society at large.
In summary, Dr. Shah Jahan's career stands as a testament to his resolute dedication to health sciences, education, and research. With a substantial body of work, a plethora of citations, and a robust academic presence, he remains a driving force in advancing medical knowledge and shaping the future landscape of healthcare.
Dr. Faheem Shahzad is working as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Immunology, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. His area of research is infection and immunity, particularly tuberculosis, but he is also interested in studying molecular pathways underlying host resistance and tolerance to pathogens. He has more than seven years of research experience and has published more than 34 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Faheem is a certified professional of the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) and has worked as a Master Trainer for Pakistan Biological Safety Association. He also held the position of Young Ambassador of Science to Pakistan for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). He is an active member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), and the International Society for Infectious Diseases.
Prof. Ansa Rabia is working as Head of the Anatomy Department at CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry, Pakistan, with a teaching experience of more than 16 years. She has completed her PhD Anatomy from the University of Health Sciences, Pakistan. Prof. Ansa is a recipient of the HEC scholarship of the “International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP)“ and has done a significant part of her training at the University of Toronto, Canada, for her doctoral research. Being amongst the handful of PhD Anatomy fraternity, she is enthusiastic about supervising doctoral research in her subject with interest in developmental anatomy, dysmorphology, neurogenetics, and autism spectrum disorders. Prof. Ansa has also been awarded Gold Medal in MPhil Anatomy by the University of Health Sciences, Pakistan. Furthermore, she has authored several publications and presented her scientific work at national and international conferences.
Dr. Aisha is working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Health, Pakistan. She is an HEC-approved PhD supervisor with more than ten years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Aisha holds PhD degree from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, with one year of research and training at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario and Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, University of Guelph, Canada. Her research focuses on Clinical & Molecular Biochemistry involving genomics and proteomics, Breast cancer research, Bioinformatics tools for analysis of molecular biochemistry, Molecular identification of organisms (Microbes, Fungi, Plants), and DNA Barcoding. Dr. Aisha is passionately pursuing her career in research related to clinical biochemistry and the molecular basis behind the pathogenesis of diseases.
Dr. Batool Butt is a medical specialist, consultant nephrologist, and transplant physician with a distinguished career in medicine and nephrology. Currently, she is working as an assistant professor of Nephrology at Fauji Foundation Hospital, affiliated with the Foundation University of Health and Sciences in Pakistan. Dr. Butt holds international qualifications, including European Specialist in Nephrology (ESNeph) and a Diploma in Clinical Renal Transplantation. With expertise in renal transplantation, glomerulonephritis, dialysis, medical teaching, and training, she has contributed significantly to the medical community through numerous research articles published in national and international journals. Driven by a passion for fostering a research culture among Pakistani students and medical universities, she actively promotes excellence in medical education and research. Dr. Butt's dedication and membership in prestigious organizations such as the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) further validate her commitment to advancing the field of Nephrology.
Specialty Editor: Bioinformatics
Haseeb Nisar, PhD
University of Management and Technology, Pakistan
Bioinformatics, Genomics, Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Systems Biology
Dr. Haseeb Nisar is a PhD from the University of Punjab. He completed his doctoral training at the Technical University of Denmark. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Life-Sciences, University of Management and Technology, Pakistan. Dr. Haseeb has expertise in the fields of human genomics and bioinformatics. His research areas include recombinant DNA technology, next-generation sequencing and data analysis, Molecular genetics of complex diseases, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, and human genetics. In addition, he has published several peer-reviewed research articles in national and international journals.
Dr. Laima Alam is a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Bahria International Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. With international qualifications, including MRCP (London), FRCP (Edin), and ESEGH (UK), she brings a wealth of expertise to her role. Driven by a strong passion for research, publication, teaching, and training, she aims to promote a culture of publication among Pakistani youth. Her commitment to advancing knowledge in her field is reflected in her active research and publications.
Dr. Shahid is an enthusiastic young researcher, academician, and detailed oriented forensic scientist with ten years of experience working in the crime laboratory, teaching and training organizations. His areas of expertise include crime scene investigation, death scene investigation, latent fingerprint, forensic DNA, genetics, medical laboratory sciences, biostatistics, mitochondrial DNA, Y-STR, and other forensic markers used for identification.
Dr. Shakta Mani Satyam is working as an Assistant Professor, Pharmacology & In-Charge of the Central Animal House Facility at RAK College of Medical Sciences, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. He has more than 12 years of extensive medical research and teaching experience. He accomplished his PhD in Pain & Neuroendocrine Pharmacology from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India. Dr. Satyam is the recipient of various academic and research awards, “University Topper” during his post-graduation, repeated two times with “Excellence in Teaching”, “Best Young Faculty”, “Best Research Paper,” and “Young Researcher Award 2021”. He possesses exceptional expertise in research data processing using statistical tools like SPSS, research data interpretation skills, scientific writing (48 research paper publications), grant writing (extramural grant of approximately US$ 304,943.25), and presentation of research papers (19 research paper presentations) in national and international scientific forums yet. He is currently supervising three PhD students in addition to several ongoing Undergraduate and Industrial research projects.
Dr. Sana Sayeed has done her fellowship in Diagnostic Radiology. She has been affiliated with JCI-accredited Shifa International Hospitals, Islamabad, for over ten years and is currently working as a consultant in diagnostic radiology and head of the mammography section. Her areas of expertise include breast and body imaging. She believes in and advocates ethical practices in medicine, with the aim to see women have easy access to high-quality breast imaging belonging to all socio-economic strata. Dr. Sana is particularly interested in medical journalism, which she thinks is a cornerstone of high-quality research.
Dr. Asma Asghar is a consultant in medicine and gastroenterology and an assistant professor of medicine. She works at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Lahore, affiliated with CMH Lahore Medical College, Pakistan. After completing her FCPS Medicine and training in Gastroenterology in Pakistan, Dr. Asma has completed an advanced upper GI endoscopy fellowship at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, United Kingdom. Therapeutic, endoscopy, and hepatology are her passions. She has a special interest in transplant hepatology and immune-mediated liver diseases.
Dr. Waqas Ahmed Farooqui has been associated with the School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan, as a Biostatistician since 2011. In addition, he worked as a Statistician with International Rescue Committee (IRC), USA, on different Pakistan Reading Projects (PRP) for Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) funded by USAID. Dr. Waqas has published 28 peer-reviewed national and international original articles in top-tier journals worldwide.
Dr. Arfa Maqsood is PhD in Statistics and currently working as an assistant professor at the Department of Statistics, University of Karachi, Pakistan. She has published several peer-reviewed original articles in national and international journals. Dr. Arfa also has presented her scientific work at various scientific forums. She has supervised several technical reports. Her areas of expertise include financial econometrics, time series analysis, sampling distributions, theory of inference, and statistical methods.
Tanzeela Yaqoob, M.Phil.
University of Karachi, Pakistan
Biostatistics, Time Series and Forecasting, Operations Research, Non-Parametric Statistics, Econometrics
Mrs Tanzeela Yaqoob has been affiliated with the Department of Statistics, University of Karachi, Pakistan, for almost ten years. She is a PhD (Scholar). Her areas of expertise include statistics, biostatistics, time series analysis, econometrics and operations research. Mrs Tanzeela has presented her scientific work at several national and international conferences and authored 12 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier journals worldwide.
Ayesha Gohier, M.Phil. (Physiology)
Rai Medical College Sargodha, Pakistan
Endocrinology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Depression and Anxiety, Surgery, Cerebral Palsy
Dr. Abdul Haseeb is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), University of South Florida, USA. He is a highly experienced attending physician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & healthcare industry. He is skilled in hospital medicine, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), critical care, healthcare management, and physician leadership. Dr. Haseeb has completed his postgraduate training in Medicine from SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA.
Abdul Rehman, PhD
RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, United Arab Emirates
Diagnostic Pathology, Oncology, Clinical Laboratory Pathology, Cancer Biomarkers, Medical Education
Dr. Abdul Rehman is a chairperson-in-charge and assistant professor at the Department of Pathology, RAK College of Medicine, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, United Arab Emirates. He did his PhD and Post Doctoral Fellowship in Pathology from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Abdul Rehman has published 22 peer-reviewed original articles and presented his work at several international conferences. He is associated with several international professional bodies, including the International Academy of Pathology- Pakistan Division, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, The Korean Society of Pathologists, the Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology, Korean Cancer Association, and Pakistan Association of Pathologists.
Dr. Ehsan Ullah is a medical laboratory professional trained in histopathology. He is registered with Medical Sciences Council New Zealand and Pakistan Medical Council and holds a current Annual Practicing Certificate/License in both countries. Dr. Ehsan is currently looking after Anatomical Pathology, Cytology & Electron Microscopy, LabPlus service for Auckland City & Greenlane Hospitals; Auckland region's Community Anatomical and Cytology Services, including Cervical Screening & HPV testing; and National Perinatal Pathology Service of New Zealand. Besides his pathology and lab medicine training, he has significant experience in clinical governance, healthcare leadership and service improvement. He has collaborations with academics and industry experts on applying innovative technology to improve care delivery; & staff and patient safety. Dr. Ehsan is passionate about teamwork and staff development.
Godfred Antony Menezes, PhD
RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Godfred A. Menezes is an associate professor of medical microbiology & immunology and a clinical microbiologist at RAK College of Medical Sciences, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD in Medical Microbiology at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, a Post-graduate Medical Institute of National Importance, Pondicherry, India, in 2011. Dr. Godfred has more than 60 research publications in reputed journals to his credit, with more than 1000 citations with a 17 h-index. His research area includes antimicrobial resistance, diagnostic microbiology, natural therapeutic agents, wound healing & human genetics.