Science Ka Adda: COVID NOW – Debunking Myths of the Virus (Ep. 1) by T2F

Join The Second Floor as a panel of four esteemed specialists demystify and break down COVID’19.

About the Speakers:

Dr. Hamid Merchant
Dr Merchant is the Subject Lead in Pharmacy and the Course Leader for the postgraduate suite of pharmacy programs. He has over 17 years of experience in pharmaceutical research and development both from industry and academia. His expertise includes novel formulation design, biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, bioavailability and bioequivalence. His clinical knowledge and expertise in pharmaceutical formulation helps in understanding the clinical and therapeutic principles underpinning the science of dosage form design and develop innovative solutions to improve drug delivery.

Dr. Sabiha Anis
Dr. Sabiha is the General secretary and founder member of Pakistan Society for Immunology. She currently serves as a consultant immunologist and Section Head at the Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. She is involved in the laboratory testing for COVID’19 infection. She carries a special Interest in the immune response and immune dysregulation mechanism of the COVID’19 infection.

Dr. S.S. Hasan
Dr. S.S. Hasan joined the University of Huddersfield in September 2017 and is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow. He also holds a Senior Lecturer (conjoint) position at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has 15 years of teaching and research experience in Pakistan, Malaysia, Australia, and the United Kingdom. He is the recipient of the International Research Scholarship Award from the University of Queensland, Australia, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles on topics such as quality and safe of medicines, pharmacoepidemiology, quantitative synthesis, health services research, etc. He has published more than 20 research articles on COVID-19 in leading clinical journals (e.g. Intensive Care Medicine, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, BMJ, Respiratory Medicine, Obesity Surgery, etc)

About the Moderator:

Dr. Wajiha Javed
Dr Wajiha Javed is a medical doctor and a public health specialist with 13 years of experience in the development sector. She is a demographer and epidemiologist by training and right now heading the public health and research department at Getz Pharma

Date: 26th July 2020
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Facebook & IGTV Premiere
Event Link:

Leave a Reply