Young researchers working towards bigger goals at Aga Khan University’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine

The Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Aga Khan University is developing a cadre of stem cell scientists, clinicians, research associates, trainees and students under highest pedagogical, ethical, scientific and medical standards, working in a state of the art research centre in collaboration with colleagues at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California, San Francisco. ​


About AKU-CRM:

The Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research (CRM) is one of the most ambitious and mission-critical initiatives at AKU. Established in 2016, it is an autonomous university-wide academic entity, based at the Aga Khan University campus in Pakistan. The Centre is a  pioneer in initiating research in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology in Pakistan.​

About Sujjawal Ahmad

Sujjawal completed his MS degree in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry from Quaid-i-​Azam University, Pakistan, in 2017. Subsequently, he joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at AKU and worked in the areas of clinical genomics and haematology. Sujjawal joined AKU’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell​ Research in 2021. At the Centre, his research interest involves studying drug resistance mechanisms in haematological malignancies and applications of gene-editing tools such as CRISPR/Cas9 for treating genetic disorders.​​

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