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Roohia Khanam

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


2020 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Endocrinology, Microbiology, Genetics; Sequencing; DNA extraction, amplification, Immunology, Haematology, Biotechnology

Publications resulting from Research: 

Sadia Saeed, Qasim M. Janjua, Attiya Haseeb, Roohia Khanam, Emmanuelle Durand, Emmanuel Vaillant, Lijiao Ning, Alaa Badreddine, Lionel Berberian, Mathilde Boissel, Souhila Amanzougarene, Mickaël Canouil, Mehdi Derhourhi, Amélie Bonnefond, Muhammad Arslan, Philippe Froguel; Rare Variant Analysis of Obesity-Associated Genes in Young Adults With Severe Obesity From a Consanguineous Population of Pakistan. Diabetes 1 April 2022; 71 (4): 694–705.

Saeed S, Janjua QM,Haseeb A, Khanam R, et al . Rare variant analysis of obesity associated genes in young adults from a
consanguineous population of Pakistan. ESHG 2021 28-31 August 2021

Saeed, S., Ning, L., Badreddine, A., Mirza, M. U., Boissel, M., Khanam, R., (…..). Biallelic mutations in P4HTM cause syndromic obesity. Diabetes 2023.

Sadia Saeed, Roohia Khanam, (...), Muhammad Arslan, Philippe Froguel. High morbidity and mortality in children with untreated congenital deficiency of leptin or its receptor. Cell Reports Medicine. September 01, 2023.

Roohia khanam, Muhammad Zubair, Bacterial Spectrum and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern in Septic Oncology Patients
Pakistan Pediatric Journal 2018

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Currently working on monogenic obesity and its relationship with inflammatory and stress markers.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2022 Munich, Germany Global Summit on Public Health and Preventive Medicine (GSPHPM2022)
2022 Lahore, Pakistan 1st International Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Conference, Children’s Hospital Lahore

Presentation given

Evidence of decreased osteogenic activity in congenitally leptin deficient but not in MC4R deficient children
Lahore, Pakistan
Event: 1st International Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Conference, Children’s Hospital Lahore

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