Dr. Masoud Muhammad

Dr. Masoud Muhammad

Assistant Professor

Govt. College University
Allama Iqbal Road, Faisalabad, Pakistan

plus Speciality

STEM CELL RESEARCH

Biography:

Did BSc (Hons) from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan and PhD in Molecular Biology from National Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

Academic positions:

Education:

1. 2005-2011: PhD Molecular Biology, National Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
2. 1999-2003: B.Sc. (Hons) Animal Husbandry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

Professional Experience:

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, GC University Faisalabad. (15 Dec, 2011- Present).
2. Assistant Professor, National center of excellence in molecular biology, university of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. (April, 2011-November, 2011).
3. In-charge Stem Cells Research Lab, CEMB, Lahore. (September, 2010-November, 2011)
4. Senior Research Officer, (April, 2010- March, 2011) National center of excellence in molecular biology, university of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
5. Supervised three M. Phil students working on exploring the potential of stem cells.

Research interests:

Molecular Mechansim invovled in Disease; Stem cells and regnerative medicine; Drug Development 

Any other information:

Publications and Communications:

1. Ashfaq UA, Rehman S, Masoud MS, Khaliq S, Nawaz Z and Riazuddin S. Inhibition of hepatitis C virus 3a genotype entry through Glanthus Nivalis Agglutinin. 2011. Virology Journal, 8: 248. (Impact Factor: 2.55)
2. Ashfaq UA, Masoud MS, Nawaz Z and Riazuddin S. Glycrrhizin as anti viral agent against Hepatitis C virus. 2011. Journal to Translational Medicine. 9:112. (Impact Factor: 3.51)
3. Pre-conditioning augments mesenchymal stem cells survival and engraftment in renal ischemia reperfusion. Abstract accepted for presentation in XLVII ERA-EDTA CONGRESS meeting June 2010, Germany.
4. Preconditioning enhances mesenchymal stem cells survival in renal ischemic injury. (Publication in Process).
5. Hypoxia mediated CXCR4-SDF1 signaling governs the migration and regeneration of renal progenitor cells. (Abstract) J Pak Med Assoc. 58(12): suppl.1 December 2008.

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