LAHORE - The University of Health Sciences has awarded PhD degree in Physiology to Dr Adeela Shahid working as Associate Professor at Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore.
She has completed her PhD work under the supervision of Prof Dr Nasir Afzal and Dr Saqib Mehmood at UHS Lahore. Her topic of thesis was “Genetic Variants in the Leptin, Leptin Receptor and FTO Genes in Obese Pakistani Population”.
She has published her PhD work in “Biomedical Research International journal” which is an impact factor journal. There are total of nine publications to her credit, out of which six publications are in International journals and three in national journals. Her work on obesity has been acknowledged by International World Congress of Endobolism in China for which she was invited for a speech on Leptin in China as a key note speaker.