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AKU wins PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted stem cell treatments for blood cancer
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AKU wins PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted stem cell treatments for blood cancer

KARACHI: AKU’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research (CRM) has won a PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted therapies for a common form of blood cancer in adults, Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) leukemia. The chromosomal defect is known as the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) is a characteristic of two important types of blood…

JPMC received 1,405 COVID-19 patients in 2020
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JPMC received 1,405 COVID-19 patients in 2020

KARACHI: As many as 1,405 Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been brought to the COVID-19 Isolation Ward of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) from 18 March to 31 December 2020, out of which 54 died due to COVID-19 related complications. The JPMC data showed that 22,871 tests were conducted from 18 March to 31 December…

AKU holds 25th Postgraduate Medical Education ceremony
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AKU holds 25th Postgraduate Medical Education ceremony

Karachi: A total of 113 residents and fellows – many of whom have played a key role in treating COVID-19 patients during the pandemic – graduated at Aga Khan University’s 25th Postgraduate Medical Education, PGME, ceremony on recently. Certificates were awarded to 92 residents and 21 fellows in areas relevant to the treatment of COVID-19…

Dow Medical College celebrates 75th anniversary
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Dow Medical College celebrates 75th anniversary

KARACHI: The Dow Medical College (DMC) recently commemorated the completion of its 75 years at a simple but colourful ceremony attracting several alumni of the institution and senior physicians of the city. The college is named after Sir Hugh Dow, the then Sindh governor, who laid its foundation stone on Dec 10, 1945. Recollecting his…

Sir Syed University organizes cancer awareness program
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Sir Syed University organizes cancer awareness program

KARACHI: The BCA Project Team of the ORIC Department of the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) recently organized a cancer awareness workshop at the campus where a breast cancer survivor’s experience was shared. Reema Ismail, the wife of Governor Sindh, was the chief guest for the event. The event was attended by…

Recruitment & promotion issue: Crisis in medical varsities feared
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Recruitment & promotion issue: Crisis in medical varsities feared

Karachi: Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently announced to regulate the recruitment and promotion of teachers in medical universities according to the Higher Education Commission (HEC’s) standards or according to the university’s own rules. This created confusion amidst which Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) and many other universities have postponed the recruitment of Assistant Professor, Associate…

MDCAT 2020 postponed in Sindh
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MDCAT 2020 postponed in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) recently postponed the medical and dental colleges admissions test (MDCAT) that was scheduled for October 18. Petitioners’ lawyer Jibran Nasir took to twitter to announce the verdict. He tweeted, “Congrats to all prospective medical/dental students of Sindh. Hon Sindh High Court has postponed #Sindh #MDCAT taking place on 18th…

KMU all set to launch study project about mental health
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KMU all set to launch study project about mental health

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Medical University (KMU) in collaboration with the University of York, UK, has launched a mental health study project titled ‘developing and evaluating an adapted behavioural activation intervention for people with depression and diabetes in South Asia’ worth about Rs636.46 million. This multi-country, the multi-centre research project is funded by the National Institute…

Public Awareness Walk on World Heart Day held at DUHS 
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Public Awareness Walk on World Heart Day held at DUHS 

KARACHI: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) organized a public awareness walk on the occasion of World Heart Day. The walk was divided into two parts in view of SOPs. The public awareness walk in the Ojha campus of the DUHS started at 9 am from the General OPD to the Dow Hospital, while…

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