Saturday 22 August 2020



Dr Humayoon Shafique Satti completed his PhD in Biochemistry in 2017. Then he advanced his career into academics and got appointed as Assistant Professor at National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) in August 2018.

Prior to this he served as Scientific Officer at Armed Forces Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Rawalpindi for 9 years, where he established a state of the art stem cell research laboratory capable of clinical scale expansion and storage of stem cells for therapeutic purposes.

He worked at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) as visiting Academic, where he was engaged in two research domains. One was studying genetics of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (HEDS), using big data analytics and machine learning tools. This project was sponsored by international EDS society, based in USA. The other project was involved in use of CRISPR-cas9, a latest gene editing technology, to study neuronal developmental disorders.

Dr Humayoon Shafique Satti co-authored 18 publications in international journals and received a research grant of 7.7 million, as a co-investigator, from higher education commision (HEC) of Pakistan.

His research interests are Stem Cell Biology, Regenerative medicine and Molecular mechanisms of genetic disorders.

Dr Satti studied at University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Tubingen University, Germany and Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

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