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Mariam Shahid

Country of origin: Pakistan Currently in: Pakistan, Lahore General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2015 Doctorate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


I am currently working on genetic aspects of Asthma, COPD and Cystic Fibrosis,

Research Keywords: 
Human genetics
cystic fibrosis
molecular biology
molecular diagnosis
genetic sequencing
SNP Typing

Publications resulting from Research: 

• Ghani MU, Sabar MF, Shahid M, Awan FI, Akram M (2017). A report on asthma genetics studies in Pakistani population, Adv. Life Sci. 4(2): 33-38.
• “rs12603332 is associated with male asthma patients specifically in urban areas of Lahore, Pakistan”; Journal of Asthma, 2017;54(9):887-892
• “Genetic variants of ADAM33 are associated with asthma susceptibility in the Punjabi population of Pakistan”; Journal of Asthma, 2016;53(4):341-8
• “Sequence variants on 17q21 are associated with the susceptibility of Asthma in the population of Lahore, Pakistan”, Journal of Asthma, Volume 52, Issue 8, 2015; page 777-784
• “A novel locus for autosomal recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa in consanguineous Pakistani family maps to chromosome 2p”, Am.J.Ophthalmol. 2010 May; 149(5): 861-6
• “Autosomal recessive congenital cataract linked to EPHA2 in a consanguineous Pakistani family.” Mol.Vis. 2010 Mar.24; 16:511-7
• “Serum Concentration of Thyroid Hormones and Thyrotropin in Non-Goitrous Patients”, Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.38, No. 1, June, 2008, Page29-33

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching Genetics courses Doing research on genetic aspects of respiratory diseases supervising M.Phil and Ph.D genetics' research students