DUHS To Soon Have An Updated Sero Biology Laboratory At Its IBMS
Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is in process to update all research related facilities at its Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), said Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Mohammed Saeed Quraishy here on Tuesday
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th May, 2018 ) :Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is in process to update all research related facilities at its Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), said Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Mohammed Saeed Quraishy here on Tuesday.
Addressing the researchers, teaching faculty and research associates of the institute during a ceremony arranged to mark its 10th anniversary, he said the much needed Sero Biology Lab will be functional here in next three to six months' time.
The ceremony among others was also attended by Pro-Vice Chancellor of DUHS, Prof Dr Mohammad Masroor, Prof Dr Zarnaz Wahid, Dr Sumbul Shamim, Prof Dr Shaheen Sharafat, Prof Dr Shaukat, Dr Saeed Khan and Prof Sarwat Jabeen.
Prof Saeed Qureshi said that the establishment of the sero biology lab will significantly contribute to the diagnosis of blood diseases further supplementing preparation of blood based serum required to treat relevant conditions.
He mentioned that the university in its efforts to expand its research cum educational facilities is also in process of establishing Dow Research Institute of Bio Technology and Bio Medical Sciences.
The Vice Chancellor said that it was till recent past that Jinnah Post Graduate Medical College was the only facility in the province offering PhD programmes to the medical students. "However, since the establishment of DUHS affiliated IBMS some 10 years, a sizable number of post graduates have been produced who are significantly contributing towards medical research," he said.
Prof Quraishy particularly thanked Chairman of Pakistan Council of Scientific Research Laboratories (PCSIR) for allowing DUHS researchers to utilize their laboratory facilities housed in building located next to DUHS' Ojha campus premises.
The IBMS Director, Dr. Zeba Haque said eight of the students who have completed their PhD programme from the Institute of Bio Medical Sciences while three more are soon to complete their doctorate.
These were said to be besides 67 researchers who have completed their M.Phil with some 193 M.Phil and PhDs currently registered with DUHS' IBMS. Quality education is the key towards educational revolution in the country, she said.