​​Dr Irfan Khan

Assistant Professor 

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Dr Irfan Khan joined AKU-CRM on a joint appointment with the Department of O​phthalmology & Visual Sciences in March 2024.  He has more than ​11 years of experience ​in the field of molecula​r medicine, stem cells and tissue engineering research. His research interests focus on understanding and treating retinal and optic nerve degenerative disorders. ​​At AKU-CRM he is leveraging his efforts to develop a rapid differentiation protocol using a 3D retinal organoid model to investigate signaling and transcription factors in retinal ganglion cells fate specification.​​