Faculty & Staff
Dr. Abida Arshad
Assistant Professor (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph. D, Beijing Institute of Technology Beijing, China
Phone :  
Mobile : +92-333-4191470  
Fax :
Email : abida.arshad6@gmail.com
Address : Department of Zoology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 17 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Human Genetics
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Total Publications : 24
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Feroz Khan, Abida Arshad , Ayesha Isani Majeed, Asmat Ullah, Wasim Ahmad. A novel frameshift variant in BHLHA9 underlies mesoaxial synostotic syndactyly associated with postaxial polydactyly. European Journal of Medical Genetics (2019) 62(8), 103688.

    2. Muhammad Hassan Raza, Kamni Gul, Abida Arshad, Naveeda Riaz, Usman Waheed, Abdul Rauf, Fahad Aldakheel, Shatha Alduraywish, Maqbool Ur Rehman, Muhammad Abdullah, Muhammad Arshad. Microbiota in cancer development and treatment. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology (2019) 145(1), 49-63.

    3. Ahmad Farooq, Usman Waheed, Hasan Abbas Zaheer, Abdul Rauf, Abida Arshad, and Muhammad Arshad. Incidence of Hepatitis B and C Viruses in Thalassaemia Major Patients. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. (2018) 50(3), 1-4.

    4. Waheed U, Arshad M, Sultan S, Saeed M, Arshad A, Irfan SM, Zaheer HA. Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in blood donors at a tertiary care hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan. Global Journal of Transfusion Medicine (2018); 3: 17-20.

    5. Muhammad Hassan Raza, Sami Siraj, Abida Arshad, Usman Waheed, Fahad Aldakheel, Shatha Alduraywish, Muhammad Arshad. ROS-modulated therapeutic approaches in cancer treatment. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. (2017)143:1789-1809.

    6. Usman Waheed, Muhammad Arshad, Lisa Bryde, Abida Arshad, Muhammad Umair, Hasan Abbas Zaheer. The Changing Dynamics of HIV/AIDS Burden and Screening Strategies in Pakistan. Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. (2017); 13(1):103-110.

    7. Usman Waheed, Muneeba Azmat, Muhammad Arshad, Abida Arshad, Hasan Abbas Zaheer. HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Global Health. HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Global Health. HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J. (2016). Vol 2(4): 105-107.

    8. Abida Arshad, Xiaofeng Gu, and Muhammad Arshad. RNF13 protein regulates endoplasmic reticulum stress induced apoptosis in dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells by enhancing IRE1a stability. Journal of receptor and signal transduction (2014). Vol. 34(2); 119-124.

    9. Abida Arshad, Xuechai Chen, Zhenzhen Cong, Hong Qing, and Yulin Deng. TRPC1 protects dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells from MPP1, salsolinol, and N-methyl-(R)-salsolinol-induced cytotoxicity. Acta Biochimica et Biophysica sinica (Oxford Journal) (2013). DOI: 10.1093/ab s/gmt127.

    10. Abida Arshad, Habib Ullah Khan, Farzana, Mehwish Saba Aslam, Tayyab Rehman, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Saad Ahmed, Ijaz Ali and Ahmad Ur Rehman Saljoqi. Seropositivity and active HCV infection in patients from Peshawar Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. Pak. J. Zool (2013) Vol. 45(6); 1579-1584.

    Depatment of Zoology
    Professor / Chairperson
    Phone #: +92-51-9290015
    shamim@uaar.edu.pk, sashraf1993@gmail.com