Asma AhmedUniversity of Lahore, Pakistan
Title: Molecular basis of pancreatitis
Among multiple disorders of pancreas, pancreatitis is considered to be the most severe one because of its diverse nature and reasons. Its different types have multiple biochemical and molecular basis and involves more than one genes or receptors or pathways for their pathogenesis while many types of pancreatitis still needs further studies for their etiologies. Moreover these pancreatic disorders occur due to more than one reason, including biochemical, viral, bacterial or molecular basis. Each type of pancreatitis can be cured by using multiple drugs, including natural and synthetic one, and few of these drugs/ remedies have more than one target in the form of receptors/ genes/ molecules, for their action. Each of these drugs also has a lot of risks as well but still they are in use.
Asma Ahmed has completed her PHD at the age of 33 years from PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. She has over 20 publications that have been cited over 100 times, and her publication h-index is 25. She has been serving as an editorial board member of several reputed journals.