Researches Advance Research In Cancer Materials And Neuroscience (Arcman)

Advance Research In Cancer Materials And Neuroscience (Arcman)

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Group Members

  • Dr Nosheen Fatima

  • Dr Omer Gillani

  • Dr Umar Ansari

  • Dr Saima Zafar

  • Dr Asim Waris

  • Dr Adeeb Shehzad

External Members

  • Dr Earnest Kmavuako (KCL)

  • Dr Naveed Ahmed  (QAU)

  • Dr Aneela Javed  (ASAB)

  • Dr Nasir Mehmood Ahmed (SCME)

  • Dr Abida Raza (NILOP)

  • Dr Sohail aNaz (NCP)

  • Dr Imran Khan Niazi (NZ Cyro)

  • Dr Hamid Merchant (UK)

  • Dr Jean-Marie Laplace (France)

  • Prof. Dr. Inga Zerr, UMG, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Isidro Ferrer, UB, Spain

  • Dr Olivier Andreoletti, ENVT, France

  • Prof. Dr. Khalid Iqbal, IBR, USA.

  • Dr. Mohsin Shafiq. UKE, Germany

  • Dr Lesley Cheng Sim, LTU, Australia

  • Dr Saba Khaliq, UHS, Pakistan

  • Dr. Matthias Schmidt, UMG, Germany

  • Dr. Arsalan Ahmed, Shifa, Pakistan.

  • Dr Mazhar Badshah PIMS, Pakistan.

  • Dr. Oleksandr Yagensky, MPI, Germany

Research Areas

  • Intelligent Stents and Grafts for the treatment of vascular /non-vascular cardiac and cancer diseases. Anisotropic Bone stent device for the healing of long bone fractures

  • Techniques to improve learning through motor skill acquisition in normal subjects and maximization of motor recovery in stroke patients

  • Internal Fixation device for spinal and long bone fracture healing

  • Research on interaction of surgical tools with bone tissue, which involves Ultrasonically-assisted cutting for minimal invasive orthopedic surgeries and the development of thermo-mechanical finite element model of bone cutting

  • Brain rehabilitation and neuro-prosthetic systems

  • Development of Drug Delivery Systems for the treatment of infectious disease

  • Nanomedicine approach for cancer treatment

  • Drug development to combat multidrug resistance

  • Natural Product research

  • Smart Bandage having Drug Dispensation and Tunable Porosity System for effective wound healing management

  • 3D porous scaffolds for both soft and hard (bone) tissue guided tissue remodeling/repair

  • Nano-fibers for in vivo drug delivery systems and in Regenerative medicine

  • Soft Tissue Replacement / Augmentation device

  • Treatment modalities for the prevention of cancer by targeting survival signaling, radioresistance and chemoreistance genes

  • Visual neuroscience

  • Proteomics/METABOLOMICS for translational medicine and therapeutics of neurodegenerative diseases.

  • In-vitro protein amplification systems for the detection of misfolded proteins in cerebrospinal fluid/saliva/urine and blood of human neurodegenerative diseases

  • Therapeutic strategy for vascular dementia leading to stroke in Pakistani population

  • Impact of post-translational modifications by regulating the function and translocation of proteins involved in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, degenerative dementia, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) diseases.

  • Apoe genotyping for Alzheimer’s diseases and other dementias.

  • Tauopathies and synucleinopathies.

  • Prion-o-pathies in Pakistani population.

  • Establishment of transgenic mouse models for neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Emergence and implementation of digital-biomarkers for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Industrial Projects (Completed)

  • Smart Stent  – Ignite : Rs.8.096 Million

  • 3-Pharmatec Pvt Ltd.— Rs. 1.3 Million

Research Projects(Completed)

  • Lungs Cancer – PSF: Rs.2.0 Million

  • UNESCO (TWAS) – USD 7000.

  • Development of Saliency Model for dynamic Scenes (0.27M)

  • Torso detection on embedded systems (0.2 M)

  • Human detection in complex background (0.2 M)

  • Micro scanning stage design (0.3 M)

  • Implementation of image deconvoluation system on embedded system (0.25M)

  • Target discrimination in electro optical tracking system ( 0.2 M)

Industrial & Research Projects (In Progress)

  • Development of Antimicrobial nanocarriers (HEC 4 M)

  • Automatic and adaptive control system for improved myoelectric control (5.9 M)


​​​​​​​Research Papers



Book Chapters​


​51 ISI, 38 Non-ISI



Students Registered

​​PhD Students ​

Ms Students​



Lab Facilities

  • Human Systems Lab

  • Biochemistry Lab

  • Prosthetics lab​

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