The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) strongly focuses on multidisciplinary research of translational value through collaboration with clinical departments and efficient linkages with other institutions within Pakistan and abroad.  

Research focuses on the following major research themes:

  • Infection, immunity and inflammation
  • Non-communicable diseases (CVD, Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer, Nutrition, Infertility)
  • Neurosciences
  • Stem cell biology
  • Complimentary medicine

The Department is the recipient of a healthy and growing string of intramural and extramural grants. The departmental faculty members ​regularly publish their research work in national and international journals and present their research findings at various scientific conferences.

Contribution to AKU's ​Research Groups