Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Rabia Hussain

Rabia Hussain
Current Position Professor Department of Pathology & Microbiology The Aga Khan University Phone No. (92-21) 34930051, Ext. 4510 & 4513
Born in , British India in 08/08/1946 Year Elected 2006
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Karachi University BSc (Hons) 1966 MSc 1967 University of Ontario CanadaPhD 1973 London UK MRC(Path) 1989 FRC(Path) 1997
Positions Held
Professor Department of Pathology & Microbiology The Aga Khan University 1991HEC National Distinguish Professor 2004 to date Visiting Professor London School ofHygiene and Tropical Medicine London UK 1995 to date Visiting Professor AQ KhanInstitute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (KIBGE) University of Karachi2004-2004 Acting Chairperson Department of Microbiology 1999-2003 1986-19871987-1990 Associate Professor Department of Microbiology The Aga KhanUniversity 1985-1990 Senior Staff Fellow National Institute of Allergy and InfectiousDiseases National Institute of Health USA 1981-1985 Collaborative ResearcherNational Institute of Health National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases USA1979-81 Instructor Department of Medicine John Hopkins University USA1976-79Research Associate National Research Council (USA) Naval Medical ResearchInstitute National Naval Medical Center 1973-75 Teaching Assistant Departmentof Bacteriology and Immunology University of Western Ontario Canada 1970-72Assistant Lecturer Department of Microbiology University of Karachi 1968-69
Aga Khan University Research Award (2006) Sitara-e-Imtiaz (2005) Govt of PakistanNational Award for Research/Education in Medicine Govt of Pakistan AbdusSalam Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Award in Basic Medical SciencesTrieste Italy (2000) Tamgh-e-Imtiaz (1999) Rockefeller Biotechnology FellowshipAward (1986-1988) sponsored by The Rockefeller Foundation National Institutes ofHealth Bethesda MD and The Aga Khan University Berson-Yallow Award fordeveloping a radioimmunassay technique Society of Nuclear Medicine (1980)National Research Council Associateship award Washington DC (1973-1975)Commonwealth Scholarship (1969-73)Government of Canada Gold Medal(1968) for standing first in MSc University of Karachi 1968 Merit Scholarshipfor standing first BSc (Hons) 1966-1967 University of Karachi Tamgh-e-Imtiaz(1999) National award for research/education in medicine Rockefeller BiotechnologyFellowship Award (1986-1988) sponsored by The Rockefeller FoundationNational Institutes of Health Bethesda MD and The Aga Khan University Berson-Yallow Award (1980) for developing a radioimmunassay technique Society ofNuclear Medicine National Research Council Associateship A ward (1973-1975)Washington DC
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) (2008) Third World Academy ofSciences (2003) Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences (2003) Royal College ofPathologist (1997)
Research Area
Immunopathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
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