Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Interim Chairperson
Director, FHS-PhD Programme, AKU

Telephone: 92 21 34930051



PhD, New York University, New York, USA, 1981
MS, New York University, New York, USA, 1978
MSc, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, 1970

Research interests

Mechanism of hyperhomocysteinemia in Pakistani population.
Gene polymorphism and coronary artery disease in Pakistan.
Human nutrition (folate, B6 and B12 metabolism).
Gene Polymorphism and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Pakistan.


Faculty Member, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Faculty Member, Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA
Research Assistant, New York Medical College, New York, USA

Professional associations

Fellow, Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 2002
Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences, 1992

Awards and honours

Outstanding Teacher Award–AKU students, 2010
Award of Excellence in Education, AKU, 2006
Outstanding Teacher Award–AKU students, 2004
Sitara-i-Imtiaz, 2002
Agha Hasan Abidi Gold Medal in Medical Sciences, 2000
Outstanding Teacher Award, AKU, 1995
INFAQ Foundation Gold Medal in Biological Sciences, 1995
Roll of Honor–Government College, Lahore, 1970

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