Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal
Current Position Professor of Biochemistry Aga Khan University Karachi Phone No. (92-21) 34864463, 34930051
Born in , Pakistan in 08/12/1949 Year Elected 2002
Email perwaiz.iqbal@aku.edu
Education
University of the Punjab Lahore MSc 1970 New York University MS 1978New York University PhD 1981
Positions Held
Aga Khan University Karachi Professor of Biochemistry 1992 to date Interim ChairBiological & Biomedical Sciences Department 2009-2010 Acting Chair Departmentof Biochemistry 1983-86 Associate Professor of Biochemistry 1986-91 AssistantProfessor of Biochemistry 1983-86 Assistant Professor SUNY-Downstate MedicalCenter New York 1982-83 Instructor SUNY-Downstate Medical Center NewYork 1980-82 Research Assistant New York Medical College New York 1974-80Research Assistant Pakistan Medical Research Center (International Center forMedical Research & Training University of Maryland USA) 1971-74
Awards
Sitara-i-Imtiaz Government of Pakistan 2002 Award of Excellence in EducationAga Khan University 2006 Outstanding Teacher Award Aga Khan University 20102004 and 1995 PAS / INFAQ Gold Medal in Medical Sciences 2001 and inBiological Sciences 1995 Pakistan Academy of Sciences Second Prize forInternational Publications National Book Foundation 1993 Academic Roll ofHonor Government College Lahore 1970
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2003 ChairmanMedical Research Society of Pakistan 2000 to 2003 General Secretary MedicalResearch Society of Pakistan 1998-2000 Fellow Pakistan Academy of MedicalSciences 1992 Member Biochemical Society London 1988 to date Life MemberPakistan Pharmacological Society 1991 Life Member Pakistan Society forBiochemistry & Molecular Biology 1991 Editor Pakistan Journal of Biochemistryand Molecular Biology Member Board of Studies Institute of Biochemistry &Biotechnology University of the Punjab 2001-2003 Member Board of StudiesNational Center for Proteomics University of Karachi Adjunct Professor DrPunjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research University of Karachi2010 to date
Research Area
Folate Metabolism Enzymology Gene-polymorphism Vitamins Deficiencyand Development of Coronary Artery Disease Vitamin D and Diabetes MellitusLead Pollution and Human Health Hyperhomocysteinemia
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