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Academic Activities

Teaching to Undergraduate and Post graduate students

Organizer of weekly Departmental Seminars

Course Organizer for Physiology Course in Pharmacy

Organizing tutorial and practical session

Guest lectures in Collaboration with University Diabetes Center for Diabetes Educator Course


Areas of interest  

Exhaled and Blood Nitric Oxide in Metabolic and Respiratory Diseases

Exhaled Nitric Oxide in relation to body composition

Biomarkers in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases

Clinical Physiology    
Ongoing Research Projects
·  Exhaled and blood nitric oxide in relation to lipoprotein(a) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (Granted by King Abdul Aziz City for Science & Technology) [Principal Investigator]
·  Relationship of Lipoprotein(a) & Lipids with hearing function in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Granted by College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University) [Principal Investigator]
·  Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide in patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia
·  Relationship of Fractional Exhaled nitric oxide with Asthma Control Test Scoring in Adult Asthmatics
·  Comparative effect of different anti obesity surgeries on Body Composition, Exhaled NO and Cardiovascular risk status in morbidly Obese individuals
Research Projects Completed
·  Joint effect of Acute Myocardial Infarction on Lipoprotein (a), C- Reactive Protein and markers of Haemostasis (Granted by College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University) [Principal Investigator]
·  Knowledge Attitude and Practice (KAP) Study on Breast Feeding Practices in Rural and Urban areas of NWFP, Pakistan.
·  Lipoprotein (a) and glycaemic control in patients with Diabetes Mellitus
·  Dyslipidemias in type 2 diabetic patients with periodontal disease.
·  Effect of single orally administered dose of proton pump inhibitors (Omeprazole, Esomeprazole, Rabeprazole) and/or H2-Receptor antagonists (Ranitidine HCL, Nizatidine, Famotidine) a night before surgery on the intragastric pH and volume in adult patients undergoing elective surgery: A double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial (Granted by College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University).
·  Association  of high sensitivity C-reactive protein levels on admission with heart failure after first acute myocardial infarction; A Prospective Study.
·  Relationship between exhaled nitric oxide, dyspnea, respiratory muscle strength and inflammatory markers in underweight and normal weight COPD patients before and after inspiratory muscle training. [Co Investigator]
·  Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An insight into Risk Factors [Principal Investigator]



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