Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Khalid Iqbal

Khalid Iqbal
Current Position Chairman, Department of Neurochemistry New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities Staten Island, New York, USA Phone No. +1-718 494 5259
Born in Lahore, Pakistan in 15/03/1943 Year Elected 2019
Email [email protected]
Education
B.Sc., Govt. College, Lahore, 1962; B.Sc. Hons., Institute of Chemistry, University of Punjab, Lahore, 1963; M.Sc., University of Punjab, Lahore, 1964; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, UK, 1969
Positions Held
1969–1970 Postdoctoral Fellow, (Laboratory of Dr. C. Wu, Dept. of Medicine) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.; 1970–1971 Postdoctoral Fellow, (Laboratory of Dr. S. Gabay, Dept. of Pharmacology) Biochemical Research Laboratory of Harvard Dental School at Veterans Administration Hospital, Brockton, Massachusetts.; 1971–1973 Postdoctoral Fellow, (Laboratory of Drs. I. Tellez Nagel, and R.D. Terry Dept. of Pathology) Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.; 1973–1974 Instructor of Pathology (Neuropathology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.; 1974–1977 Assistant Professor of Pathology (Neuropathology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.; 1977–1982 Research Scientist V (equivalent to the rank of an Associate Professor) and Head, Chemical Neuropathology, NYS Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island, New York.; 1982–1997 Research Scientist VI (equivalent to the rank of a full Professor) and Head, Chemical Neuropathology, NYS Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island, New York.; 1983–1988 Chairman, Department of Pathological Biochemistry, NYS Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, New York.; 1996–1997 Rotating Chairman, Department of Neurochemistry, NYS Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, New York; Since 1997 Research Scientist VII (equivalent to rank of a senior full professor) and Head, Chemical Neuropathology, NYS Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, New York.; Since 1998 Chairman, Department of Neurochemistry, NYS Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, New York and Professor of Neuroscience, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York.
Awards
1972 Post Doctoral Research & Workshop Award, California Chapter, Committee to Combat Huntington\\\'s Disease; 1973 Moore Award, American Association of Neuropathologists; 1974–1977 Abraham and Joseph Spector Fellow in Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; 1975 Member, Ad Hoc Study Section, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke; 1976 Member, Work Group on \\\"Structure and Animal Models\\\" Commission for the Control of Huntington\\\'s Disease and its Consequences. National Institutes of Health.; 1981 Member, Epidemiology and Disease Control Study Section (Special Study Section), National Institutes of Health.; Since 1973 Invited speaker and moderator of many national and international Symposia/Congresses on Alzheimer disease and related disorders.; Since 1974 Ad hoc member of several National Institutes of Health Study Sections; 1988 Founder and Executive Convener, First International Conference on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease & Related Disorders, Las Vegas; 1990 Chairman, Second International Conference on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease & Related Disorders, Toronto, Canada; 1992 Chairman, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease & Related Disorders, Padova, Italy. 1992 Zenith Award, Alzheimer\\\'s Association, USA. 1994 Chairman, Fourth International Conference on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease & Related Disorders, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1995 Potamkin Prize for Research on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease, American Academy of Neurology, USA.; 1996 Chairman, Fifth International Conference on Alzheimer\\\'s Disease & Related Disorders, Osaka, Japan.; 1996 Keynote speaker, M.I.D. Chaghtai Lecture at the Meeting of the Pakistan Society of Biochemistry, Lahore, Pakistan.; 1996–Editorial Board, Journal of Neural Transmission.; 1996– Honorary Professor, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China.; 1997– Corresponding Member, Academia de Ciencias Medicas, Cordoba, Argentina; 1997–Honorary Professor, Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, P.R. China.; 1998 Chairman, Sixth International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 1998– Editorial Board, Neurobiology of Aging; 1998-Editorial Board, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease; 1998–2008 Board of Governors, World Association of Alzheimer’s Disease Scientists/Alzheimer’s Association; 1998–2001 Board of Directors, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc., Albany, New York; 2000 Chairman, Seventh International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Washington, D.C., July 9–13, 2000 ; 2000-2005 Editorial Board, Acta Neuropathologica (Berl); 2001–2006 Editorial Board, Brain Aging International Journal; 2002 Chairman, Eighth International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden July 20–25, 2002; 2001–Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Axon Neuroscience, Vienna, Austria; 2002–2007 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Voyager Pharmaceuticals Corp., Raleigh, NC; 2002–Editorial Board, Neurodegenerative Diseases; 2004 Chairman, Ninth International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders, Philadelphia, PA, July 18–23, 2004; 2003–2006 Member, Brain Disorders and Clinical Neuroscience - 3, Study Section, National Institutes of Health, USA; 2004–Present Editorial Board, Current Alzheimer Research; 2006 Chairman, Tenth International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders (ICAD), Madrid, Spain, July 16–20, 2006; 2006–2012 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Neuropharma, S.A., Madrid, Spain; 2008 Chairman, Eleventh International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders (ICAD), Chicago, IL, July 26–31, 2008.; 2009-2012 Ex-officio Member, Scientific Program Committee, International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ICAD).; 2009 Alzheimer’s Association, USA, has established the Khalid Iqbal Life Achievement Award for Alzheimer’s Disease Research which is given out to a distinguished Alzheimer disease researcher at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD) every year.; 2016- Overseas Visiting Professor, Aino University, Ibaraki City, Osaka, Japan; 2016 Awarded Honorary Doctor of Science from the City University of New York College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York; 2019 Elected Foreign Fellow of Pakistan Academy of Sciences; 2020 Member, Editorial Board of Biomedicines
Fellowships / Memberships
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; American Society for Investigative Pathology; American Association of Neuropathologists; American Society for Neurochemistry; American Association for the Advancement of Science; International Society for Neurochemistry; New York Academy of Sciences; Society for Neuroscience
Research Area
Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Neurochemistry, Biochemistry, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Brain Aging and Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease
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