​​Professor​ El-Nasir M A Lalani

​Professor Emeritus,​ ​​AKU-CRM   ​

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Professor Lalani was honoured as Professor Emeritus in March 2022 in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the growth and development of research at AKU. He served the University as the first Global Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for eight years and transitioned from this position in 2016 to lead the development of the AKU Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research as the Founding Director - a role that he held till March 2022. Professor Lalani also ​held a cross-appointment as Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at AKU's Medical College.

Considering his services to the advancement of knowledge, particularly in regenerative medicine and stem cell science, AKU​ honoured Professor Lalani as the Khatija and Mohan Manji Dhrolia Endowed Chair​ in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in 2021.