The Changing Landscape of NAFLD and NASH: A Global Perspective

August 15, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm | Karachi

Medical College

Speaker Profile

Dr Hyder A. Khoja,
PhD,P.Ag., Visiting Research Faculty-AKU, Chief Scientific Officer, NASH Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr Khoja is an elocutionist philosopher, a visionary entrepreneur & a business savvy professional. He has had a distinguished professional career, within the high technology realms with strong adaptive ability in leading diverse regulatory programmes combined with functional expertise in science and policy domains. He has been extremely instrumental in advising to the board for several private and publicly traded start-up companies. Since then, he has been a liaison for many educational and industrial cooperative programmes.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Aware or NASH and current anti-diabetic drugs in use for this treatment
  • Aware of modern drug delivery system for faster and long-lasting action
  • Able to develop research and licensing opportunities for formulating cannabinoids and Capsaicin plant derived compounds which has shown great potential in the treatment of NASH

Who should attend?
Basic scientists, Medical students and other clinical & healthcare professionals


Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with Department of Continuing Professional Education

The Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical  education.
The American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) designates this live educational activity for a maximum of  01  AACME Category 1 Credit(s). Each participant should only claim those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Image credit:



Lecture Hall No. 2,
Medical College, AKU


For further information and registration:
Mr Irfanullah Baig
Coordinator, Teaching Learning Assessment
021 3486 4462