Iftikhar Qayum

Dr. Iftikhar Qayum

A medical doctor with a lifelong interest in medical research, pathology, medical genetics, teaching and training of undergraduate and postgraduate medical professionals, developing innovative integrated medical education curricula, and promoting medical genetics in Pakistan.

Area of expertise

  • Medical Research;
  • Medical Genetics;
  • Molecular Biology.

Course Taught

  • Histology;
  • Pathology;
  • Genetics;
  • Medical Research;
  • Biostatistics;
  • Medical Education.


  • MBBS
  • MD
  • PhD


  • Multiple certifications in fields of medical research, conducting workshops and seminars;
  • Conference presentations;
  • FISH Cytogenetics workshop by Metasystems Inc.; 


  • Managing Editor of two medical journals;
  • Reviewer for several national and international journals; Invited as judge, panel member or keynote speaker at national medical conferences;
  • Co-Supervisor for M.Phil and PhD candidates;
  • Facilitator for CPSP Research Workshops; Founder President of Genomics Society.

Professional membership

  • Memberships of many national medical societies;
  • Member of journal editorial boards;  
  • Member of medical colleges academic councils;
  • Member of University Boards of Studies and Committees;
  • Secretary of RMI Research Ethics Committee (REC);
  • Member Executive Council of SUNAR PAK.