Research Grants
 


Research Grants

Active Research Grants in BBS* as of October 11, 2004​

S. No.

Title of Grant

Principal Investigator

Agency

Start

End

1. Antiviral activity of Fluoroquinolones against Human Papilloma Virus. Syed Ali URC - -
2. Identification of G protein subunits in healthy and osteoarthritic articular chondrocytes. Khalid M. Khan URC - -
3. Screening Pakistani patients for polycystic kidney disease 1 (PKD1) gene mutations Saima Waqar URC - -
4. Role of the transcription factors Bach1 and Mafk in Epileptogenesis Sohail Qureshi URC - -
5. Mitochondrial DNA haplogroups among Pakistani infertile males and its association with poor semen parameter. Taranum Sultana URC - -

6.

Does leptin play a role in sex and aga related release of gonadotropin from the pituitary gland?

Sheikh Abdul Saeed

Pakistan Science Foundation

2002

2005

7.

Tolerance development and effects on anxiety and reproductive functions: mechanisms of anxiolytics treatment

Arif Siddiqui

PSF

2001

2006

8.

Studies on calcium channel blocking activities of indigenous medicinal plants.

Anwar-ul Hassan Gilani

PSF

2002

2005

9.

Towards the unraveling of the molecular and genetic architectures of essential hypertension in Pakistan.

Philippe Frossard

French Embassy in Pakistan

2004

2005

10.

Studies on the lead detoxifying potential of vitamin C supplementation in adults.

Anwar-ul Hassan Gilani

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

2004

2005

11.

Genetic architecture of hypertension in a Pakistani population

Philippe Frossard

University Research Council

2001 2005

12.

Screening the ABCA 1 gene for Novel mutations in patients with Hypo-alpha-liporpotenemia.

Danish Saleheen

URC

2003 2005

13.

Screening of the paraoxonase gene cluster for novel mutations on patients with ischemic stroke.

Philippe Frossard

URC

2003 2006

14.

Effect of conditioning, de-conditioning and inpiratory muscle training on breathlessness.

Mohsin Yakub

Seed Money

2002 2004

15.

Influence of changes in pH on the contractile status of human vascular tissue.

Dileep Rohra

Seed Money

2004 2006

*Some of the grants listed have Co-Investigators from other departments at AKU or from other Universities.

BBS faculty members serve as Co-Investigators on numerous research grants at AKU and elsewhere.​

AKU - Medical College 'Biological and Biomedical Sciences'