Investigator

MB. BS, FCPS, MSc

  • Accepting Students: No
  • Research Category: Brain, Behavior and Development

Contact

Current Positions

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba
Clinician Scientist, ENRICH team member, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Honorary Academic Faculty, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

Education

2004 – 2006 Master’s in Science - Clinical Epidemiology Stream, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2003 - 2005 Clinical/Research Fellowship in Pediatric Stroke, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2000 - 2003 Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1992 - 1997 Post graduate residency in Pediatrics, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
1991 - 1991 Internship in Pediatrics, National Institute of Child Health, and Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Research Focus

Pediatric cerebrovascular ischemic disorders, mainly stroke subtypes, presentation, risk factors and outcome. Other interests include Rett Syndrome, pediatric epilepsy outcomes and a variety of inflammatory and genetic neurological diseases. I have published widely in my areas of interest, with research studies demonstrating novel impact findings.

Research Interests

1. Pediatric stroke care - management, imaging protocol, presentation and outcome.
2. Rett syndrome registry in Manitoba
3. International education