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Assistant Professor/Incharge

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Science and Technology,

GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Date of Birth: 25-11-1979

Marital Status: Married (Three Kids)

Nationality: Pakistan (33100-0624886-7)

Date of joining (GCUF)

IPFP: 12-01-2012

TTS: 22-01-2013

Work History

Jan 2012Present

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology, GC University, Faisalabad

Head of the Department, Involve in supervising the undergraduate as well as post graduate students.

May 2007Dec 2011

Research Scholar (PhD Indigenous Scholarship)

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology , University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Conducted the PhD Research under the HEC, Pakistan funded scholarship fro indigenous candidates. Involved in teaching and collaborating with Postgraduate students of the lab as incharge of the postgraduate research lab. 

Jun 2006May 2007

Assistant Research Officer

Veterinary Research Institute, Lahore

Head, Freeze Drying Section, Vaccine lyophalization, processing and quality control

Apr 2004May 2006

Veterinary Officer

Directorate of Breed Improvement, L&DD

Head/Incharge, Breed Improvement Center, Tehsil Jhumra, Faisalabad. Artificial insemination and breed improvement of livestock sector.

Feb 2002Mar 2004

Research Associate

Department of Vet. Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Conduct the Research Project entitled “The Characterization of condensed tannins in feeds and forages of Pakistan and their anthelmintic evaluation.” Funded by PARC, Govt. of Pakistan.



PhD (Physiology)

Institute of Pharmacy, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Indigenous Higher Education Commission, Pakistan funded PhD Scholar. Dissertation Title:"Effect of Protein and Probiotics Supplementation on Production Performance, Immune and Biomarkers of Health Status in Molted Layers."


M.PHIL (Parasitology)

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Veterinary Science, Medicine and Surgery

Administrative Experience

Jan 2012Present

Head, Department of Physiology

Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Academic Head

Jan 2014Present

Secretary, Prospectus Committee

GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Prospectus committee, GCUF


Member, Admission Committee

Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Jul 2012Present

Secretary, Ethical Review Committee

Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan


Jun 2006May 2007

Head, Freeze Drying Section,

Veterinary Research Institute, Lahore, Pakistan 

Vaccine Development, Processing and quality control

Mar 2004Jun 2006

In charge, Breed Improvement Centre,

L& DD, Punjab, Pakistan.  


  • Won research productivity award 2017-18 from GC University, Pakistan
  • Certificate of appreciation for "PhD and MPhil and review by HEC" October 29-31, 2018
  • Letter of appreciation from QEC, GC University for conducting the postgraduate program review by HEC, 2018
  • Won research productivity award 2016-17 from GC University, Pakistan
  • Won research productivity award 2015-16 from GC University, Pakistan
  • Awarded Star laureate, 2011, South Asia Publications, Pakistan.
  • Eminent Scientist (Life Sciences) in Galaxies of Who is who in Pakistan, 2011, South Asia Publications, Pakistan.
  • First Position in MS by securing 4/4 CGPA, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Won Merit Scholarship from 1999-2001, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Distinctions in Sports and Drama skills during graduation, 1997-2001, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Supervision and Examination Experience

    HEC approved supervisor

    Major supervisor PhD (Physiology): Seven (2 completed 5 In Process)

    Co-Supervisor PhD (Physiology): Five (In Process)

    Major supervisor MPhil (Physiology): 20 (completed) and 08 (Under Supervision)

    Co-Supervisor MPhil : Twenty completed and Ten under supervision.

    External Examiner:

    For more than 30 students (Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Reproductive Physiology) and one PhD scholar.

    Techniques in Hand

    16 S RNA Pyrosequencing: To study whole gut microbiome

    Ussing Chamber technique: To study transportation of molecules across gut epithelium
    PCR (Q and RT-PCR): DNA Extraction,quantification and mRNA identification and quantification
    The Comet Assay: to detect the DNA damage by Horizontal Gel Electrophoresis and florescence staining and microscopy.
    •In Vitro cultured Macrophages: To seek Cell mediated Immune Response via their engulfment response against fed SRBC (Opsonized and Unopsonized).
    •Immunocytochemistry: localization and staining of pituitary hormone producing cells to seek their physiological and histological status.
    •Novel spectrophotometer assays: to determine Total Antioxidant Capacity (TAC) and Total Oxidant Status (TOS) to measure the oxidative stress index of the body.
    • Antioxidant related enzymes (Paraoxonase, Arylesterase, Ceruloplasmin, Homocysteine, GsH, SOD) activity by spectrophotometer methods.
    Indirect ELISA method: to detect hormones (T3,T4, Cortisol, Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone) by using ELISA Reader.
    • HA and IHA Test to detect the antibody titer to seek humoral immune response.

    Commands in Instruments

    • Qiime for the the analysis of microbiome pyrosequence data
    • Ussing chamber.
    • Horizontal and Vertical Gel Electrophoresis.
    • Fluorescent, Phase Contrast and Video Microscopy.
    • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
    • Flame Photometer
    • ELISA Strip Reader
    • Semi Auto analyzer (Spectrophotometer)
    • UV/Vis Spectrophotometer
    • Power Lab (Automated Instrument for various physiology practicals)
    • pH Meter
    • Microtome/Embedding Station

    Membership of Societies

    • Member Applied Zoological Society, Pakistan.
    • Member National Advisory Board, Pakistan Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences, GCUF, Pakistan.
    • Member Board of Studies, Faculty of BioSciecne, Bahudin Zakriya University, Multan, Pakistan.
    • Member Admission Committee and Prospectus Committee, GCUF, Pakistan.
    • Member of World Poultry Science Association, Pakistan Branch, since 2011.
    • Member of Poultry Science Association, USA Branch since March, 2011.
    • Member of International Camel Association, since 2009.
    • Member of Camel Association of Pakistan, since 2009.
    • Member of Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council since 2002.

    Oral Presentations/Workshops/Seminars/Courses

    M. Nisa, A. Saleem, H Anwar, M.K. Khan and A. Masroor. Synchronizing female rats’ reproductive and metabolic hormones through dietary soy isoflavone. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2019), 78 (OCE1), E17 doi:10.1017/S0029665119000211

    H. Javed, M Faisal, J Khan, H Anwar, A MAhmmod, H. Muzaffar, J Aslam, J Hussain, H Nazeer, M rahmanslam, L Majeed, A Roobi. Higher expression of ERBB2, KRAS and down-regulation of APC, NF1 genes in colorectal cancer. 2019. Annals of Oncology, Vol. 30, Issue Suppl. 4th July, mdz155.339.

    Chaudhry M, Faisal MN, Muhammad F, Mahmood A, Muzaffar H, Anwar H,  Abdelsadik A, Tanweer Q, 2019. Expression of Qnr (A) and Qnr (B) genes in Klebsiella pneumonia against ciprofloxacin. 1st National Conference on “Microbiology Infectious Diseases and Health Safety” held on April 3-5, 2019. Organized by Department of Microbiology, University of Swabi, Pakistan.

    Co-Chair: One Day International Seminar on "Recent Advances in Vitamin Nutrition" organized by DSM Nutritional Products Pakistan & Department of Home Sciences on 20th June,  2019.

    Co Chair: National Conference on "New trends in advanced research of Natural product chemistry" 15th March, 2019 organized by Department of Applied Chemistry, Government College university, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 

    Convener/Chief Organizer: International Seminar on "Role of Life Science graduates in Health Industry" organized by Department of Physiology, GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan and Sansure biotech, China on 25th Feb, 2019. 

    Participant: International Workshop on "Animal Handling and modeling for advanced research" organized by Department of Physiology, UVAS, Lahore in collaboration with University of Cambridge, UK; Salford University, UK,  Chonbuk National University, South Korea; University of Eastern Philippines; Hajvery University; HEC, Pakistan 19th - 20th December, 2018.

    Participant (Workshop): International Workshop on Animal Handling and Modelling for Advanced Research by University of Veterinary and animal Science, Lahore, Pakistan 19-20, December, 2018.

    Participant (Workshop):“Next Generation Sequencing Data analysis Workshop” organized by Biomedical Research Center, Qatar University, Qatar from 19-20 November, 2018 in Qatar.

    Certificate of Appreciation: PhD and MPhil Program review by HEC, held at Government College University, Faisalabad, October 29-31, 2018

    Original Communication (Abstract): Synchronizing female rats reproductive and metabolic hormones thorough dietary soy isoflavone. organized by Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK, 4-5 december, 2018

    Abstract (Oral): POULTRY COMPOST AS AN ALTERNATE SAFE FEED INGREDIENT IN BROILERS PRODUCTION. Latin American Scientific Conference. PSA. Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil,  6-8 november, 2018

    Abstract (Oral):  Probiotic strains and oxidative stress markers in rats.  International Congress on Biological and Medical Science in Nigde, Turkey, October 31 to November 3, 2018 .

    Organizer: The Physiology day and Awareness Walk organised by Institute of Pharmacy, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Agriculture, Pakistan on 12th October, 2018

    One Day Training workshop on "MPhil and PhD Review" by Quality Enhancement Cell, GC University on 30th August, 2018

    Certificate of Participation: World Orthotics and Prosthetics Day, Directorate of Medical Science, GCUF, Pakistan, 17 January, 2018.

    Certificate of Appreciation: Project Execution, ORIC, GCUF, Pakistan, 22-26 January, 2018.

    Certificate of Participation: Cell Culture and Protein Biology Innovations, Department of Biotechnology, GCUF, Pakistan, 20, Feb, 2018.

    Certificate of Participation: One day Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity for young researchers, National training & research laboratories and Sure Bio-diagnostics & Pharmaceuticals, 26 March, 2018.

    Organizer: 1st Pakistan Halal Food Assembly and Pak China Agriculture Forum, 20-23 march, 2018, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Organizer: One Day Workshop on LaTex Documentation, 16th September, 2017, Institute of Pharmacy, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Organizer: 37th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International), Feb 28 - March 02, 2017. Held at Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 

    Research Training/Collaboration: Under Pakistan Program for Collaborative Research, HEC, Pakistan. Entitled "Role of gut microbes in drugs absorbance of orally administered drugs. in Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, from 1st to 31 august, 2017.

    Abstract (Oral): Dynamics of endocrine markers and liver enzymes in egg laying hens after protein and probiotics supplementation in post molt phase. Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting. 17-20 July 2017, at Orlando Florida, USA.

    Abstract: Effects of gold nanoparticles on cytokines (IL-2, IL-6 and TNF-a) expression via MAPK pathway in SKBR3 breast cancer cells. ICAFS&ICBB 2017 : 2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science & 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Virtual University,Lahore, Pakistan.

    Abstract: Effects of gold nanoparticles on Toll-like receptors (TLRs) expression in SKBR3 breast cancer cells. ICAFS&ICBB 2017 : 2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science & 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Virtual University,Lahore, Pakistan.

    Abstract (Oral): Efficacy of protein and probiotics supplementation on dynamics of endocrine markers in serum and pituitary gonadotrophs of molted layers. 5th Mediterranean Poultry Summit. October 20 - 25, 2016 Savona Port, Italy

    Participant: Hands on Practical Training on Tools Used for Next Generation Sequencing based Microbiome and Sequencing Data Analysis. 14-15 December, 2016, Quality Operations Laboratory, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. 

    Participant: National Workshop "Organic Food and Health: Aveneus of Innovation and Entrepreneurship" August 29, 2016, PCST and University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

    Organised (Convener ): Seminar on "Neurological disorders diseases or superstitions" by Department of Physiology, GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 17-03-2016.

    Participant: National Workshop on "Government -Academia-Industry Linkage 25-26 January, 2016, ORIC, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Participant: Workshop on Digital Library and e services from 1-7 september, 2015 by ORIC, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Abstract (Oral): Evaluation of Different Commercially Available Sulphonamides Residues in Commercial Poultry Before and After Cooking. July 27-30, 2015 in Poultry Science Association Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

    Abstract (Oral): Immune potentiating role of protein, probiotic and symbiotic supplementation in molted White Leghorn hens. in Poultry Science Association Meeting, Corpous Christi, Texas, USA. 2014
    Abstract (Oral): Probiotic supplementation in diet as health promoting agent and stress alleviators, 2nd International Symposium of Probiotics Prebiotics in Pediatrics, Antalya, Turkiye, 7-9 March. 2014
    Chief Organizer/ Convener: Seminar on role of Physiology in Public Health. GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 27th Feb. 2014

    Attended: One day international workshop on "Electrophysiology" organised by Freie University Berlin, Germany and Department of Physiology, University of Vet and Animal Science, Pakistan on 21st Nov, 2014.

    Attended: "Indigenous on campus training for administration staff" organized by HEC and GCUF, Pakistan from Nov-dec, 2014.

    Attended: "Indigenous on campus training for administration staff (Phase II)" organized by HEC and GCUF, Pakistan 2015.
    Participated: Workshop on "Digital Library and e services" organized by HEC, ORIC, GC University, Pakistan, 1-7 sept, 2015
    Abstract (Oral): Dynamics of serum biohealth markers and pituitary hormone producing cells in protein and probiotics supplemented molted layers. The 11th World Conference on Animal Production, Beijing, China, 15-20 Oct., 2013
    Attended “Two Day Workshop on Water Pollution and its Mitigation” by INSPIRE Project of HEC and British Council coalition. 19-20, December. 2012
    Guest Speaker: One day seminar on Nutrition and Health awareness, Calcium and Vitamin D: Not Just a Bone and Joint Issue, Nov, 2012, GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2012
    Abstract (Oral Presentation): Impact of probiotic and protein supplementation on the production performance via improving gut health in molted white leg horn layers. Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals. 3-5 Dec, Texas, USA. 2012
    Participation: Quality Enhancement in Teaching and Research, organized by GC University, Faisalabad. With collaboration of HEC, Pakistan. 2012
    Organized: “A Half Day Seminar on Bioethics” with the help of Directorate of Medical Sciences, GC University, Faisalabad. 2012
    Abstract: (Oral Presentation), The impact of protein, probiotic and symbiotic supplementation on biological health markers of molted layers. 101st Annual Meeting and Poultry Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia-USA, 9th -12th July. 2012
    Abstract: (Oral Presentation)The dynamics of trace elements (Cu, Zn, Mn and Fe) metabolism in the molted layers supplemented with protein, symbiotic and probiotic, accepted for oral presentation PSA, St Louis Missouri, USA. 2011
    Abstract accepted for publication in International Buffalo Conference on Optimizing Buffalo Productivity through Conventional and Novel Technology. Haryana, India. 2010
    Abstract for Oral Presentation in The XIX European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and Quality of Eggs and Egg Products, Turku, Finland. 2009
    Abstract for Oral Presentation in ISOCARD conference, The Arid Land Institute in Medicine, Tunisia. 2009
    Abstract Presentation in 19th All Pakistan Food Science Conference PCSIR Laboratories Complex, Lahore, Pakistan. 2009
    Abstract Presentation in 29th Pakistan conference of Zoology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. 2009
    Abstract for Presentation in 5th World’s Poultry Science Conference, Tabba, Egypt 2009 Abstract Presentation in 18th National Chemistry conference, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. 2008
    Abstract Presentation in 35th All Pakistan Conference, University of Karachi 2008
    Participate in seminar on Ethno Medicine Proven Remedies University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2004
    Completed Course of instructions in Insecticides and their application University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2003
    Completed Course of instructions in Chemical Compounds against Parasitic Diseases. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2003
    Attended Seminar on Ethno Veterinary Medicine Potentials and Opportunities 2003
    Completed Course of instructions in Public Health Parasitology. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2002

    Research Publications

    Tian Qin, Azhar Rasul, Ayesha Sarfraz, Iqra Sarfraz, Ghulam Hussain, Haseeb Anwar, Ammara Riaz, Sitong Liu, Wei Wei, Jiang Li, Xiaomeng Li. 2019. Salvianolic acid A & B: potential cytotoxic polyphenols in battle against cancer via targeting multiple signaling pathways. International Journal of Biological Sciences . 15(10): 2256-2264. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.37467

    Muhammad Naeem Bari, Uzma Saleem, Muhammad Naeem Faisal, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Muhammad Asif,
    Wafa Majeed, Haseeb Anwar, Humaira Muzaffar, Aisha Mahmood and Ahmed Abdelsadik. 2019. Anti-Hyperglycemic Efficacy of Derris ovalifolia in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Wistar Rats. Pakistan Veterinary Journal.

    Shazia A. Bukhari, M. Qasim, M. S. Masoud, Mahmood-Ur-Rahman, H. Anwar, A. Waqas and G.  Mustafa. 2019. Evaluation of Medicinally Important Constituents of Cotoneaster afghanicus G.Klotz Collected from Baluchistan Region of Pakistan. Indian J Pharm Sci.; 81(2): 259-265  

    Ghulam Hussain, Jia Huang, Azhar Rasul, Haseeb Anwar, Ali Imran, Javeria Maqbool, Aroona Razzaq, Nimra Aziz, Ehtisham ul Haq Makhdoom, Muhsin Konuk, Tao Sun. 2019. Putative Roles of Plant-Derived Tannins in Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatry Disorders: An Updated Review. Molecules. Molecules 2019, 24, 2213; doi:10.3390/molecules24122213. Impact Factor: 3.098

    Shifa Shaffique, Saeed Ahmad, Tayyeba Rehman, Haseeb Anwar, Hafiz Muhammad Asif, Ghulam Hussain and Waheed Mumtaz Abbasi. Antihyperuricemic activity of gum of Calophyllum inophyllum ultra high dilutions in potassium oxonate induced wister albino rats. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol 18(2), April 2019, pp. 356-359. Impact Factor: 1.061

    Imran Mukhtar, Haseeb Anwar*, Ghulam Hussain, Azhar Rasul, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Muhammad Naeem Faisal, Imtiaz Mustafa, Saima Malik, Arslan Shaukat, Osman Asghar Mirza and Muhammad Umar Sohail, 2019. Detection of Paracetamol as substrate of the gut microbiome. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Science., Vol.32, No.2(Suppl), March 2019, pp.751-757. Impact Factor: 0.804

    Azhar Rasul, Ali AA Al-Shawi, Shoaib Ahmad Malik, Haseeb Anwar, Bilal Rasool, Aroona Razzaq, Nimra Aziz, Syed Kashif Shahid Kamran, Iqra Sarfraz, Asghar Shabbir, Zeliha Selamoglu and Ghulam Hussain. Neurada procumbens promotes functions regain in a mouse model of mechanically induced sciatic nerve injury. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Science., Vol.32, No.4(Suppl), July 2019, pp.1761-1766 . Impact Factor: 0.804

    Haseeb Anwar, Jan S. Suchodolski, Muhammad I Ullah, Ghulam Hussain, Muhammad Z. Shabbir, Imtiaz Mustafa, Muhammad U. Sohail. 2019Shiitake Medicinal Mushroom, Lentinus edodes (Agaricomycetes), Supplementation Alters Gut Microbiome and Corrects Dyslipidemia in Rats. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 21(1):79–88. Impact Factor: 1.211

    Ghulam Hussain, Haseeb Anwar, Azhar Rasul, Ali Imran, Muhammad Qasim, Shamaila Zafar, Muhammad Imran, Syed Kashif Shahid Kamran, Nimra Aziz, Aroona Razzaq, Waseem Ahmad, Asghar Shabbir, Javed Iqbal, Shahid Mahmood Baig, Muhammad Ali, Jose-Luis Gonzalez de Aguilar, Tao Sun, Atif Muhammad & Arshadm Muhammad Umair. 2019.   Lipids as biomarkers of brain disorders.  Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. Impact Factor: 6.015

    Yasmeen Junejo, Muhammad Safdar, M. Asad Akhtar, Muthupandian Saravanan, Haseeb Anwar, Muhammad Babar, Rabia Bibi, M. Tariq Pervez, Tanveer Hussain, Masroor  E. Babar. 2019. Synthesis of Tobramycin Stabilized Silver Nanoparticles and Its Catalytic and Antibacterial Activity Against Pathogenic Bacteria. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 29:111–120. Impact Factor: 1.754

    Nimra Aziz, Azhar Rasul, Shoaib Ahmad Malik, Haseeb Anwar, Ali Imran, Aroona Razzaq, Arslan Shaukat, Syed Kashif Shahid Kamran, Jose-Luis Gonzalez de Aguilar, Tao Sun and Ghulam Hussain. 2019Supplementation of Cannabis sativa L. leaf powder accelerates functional recovery and ameliorates haemoglobin level following an induced injury to sciatic nerve in mouse model. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Science. Vol.32, No.2(Suppl), March 2019, pp.785-792. Impact Factor: 0.804

    Mustafa Sevindik, Azhar Rasul, Ghulam Hussain, Haseeb Anwar, Muhammad Kashif Zahoor, Iqra Sarfraz, Kashif Shahid Kamran, Hasan Akgul, Ilgaz Akata and Zeliha Selamoglu. 2018. Determination of anti-oxidative, anti-microbial activity and heavy metal contents of Leucoagaricus leucothites. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.31, No.5(Suppl), September 2018, pp.2163-2168. Impact Factor: 0.804

    Shazia Anwer Bukhari, Muhammad Masood Ahmed, Fozia Anjum, Haseeb Anwar, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Tauseef Zahra and Uzma Batool. Post interferon therapy decreases male fertility through gonadotoxic effect . Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.31, No.4(Suppl), July 2018, pp.1565-1570. Impact Factor: 0.804

    Ghulam Hussain, Azhar Rasul, Haseeb Anwar, Nimra Aziz, Aroona Razzaq, Wei Wei, Muhammad Ali, Jiang Li, Xiaomeng Li. 2018.  Role of Plant Derived Alkaloids and Their Mechanism in Neurodegenerative Disorders.  International Journal of Biological Sciences 2018; 14(3): 341-357. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.23247. Impact Factor: 4.057

    Ghulam Hussain, Longbin Zhang, Azhar Rasul, Haseeb Anwar, Muhammad Umar Sohail, Aroona Razzaq, Nimra Aziz , Asghar Shabbir, Muhammad Ali and Tao Sun. 2018.   Role of Plant-Derived Flavonoids and Their Mechanism in Attenuation of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases: An Update of Recent Data.  Molecules 2018, 23, 814; doi:10.3390/molecules23040814. Impact Factor: 3.098

    S.A. Bukhari, M.F.  Tahir, N. Akhter, F. Anjum, H. Anwar, G. Mustafa. 2018. Phylogeny and comparative modeling of phytochelatin synthase from chlorella sp. as an efficient bioagent for detoxification of heavy metals. Journal of biological regulators and homeostatic agents. 32 (5): Pp 1191-97. Impact Factor: 1.397

    Haseeb Anwar, Zia ur Rahman and Musadiq Idris. 2018.  Dynamics of endocrine markers and liver enzymes in laying hens after protein and probiotics supplementation in the post-moult phase.  JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL RESEARCH, 2018. 46 (1): 977-83. . Impact Factor: 0.826

    Shifa Shaffique, Saeed Ahmed, Haseeb Anwar, Asia Sattar, Sundas Farooq, Abdulsattar  Hashmi, Anila Rehman, Hafiz Muhammad Asif, Ghulam Hussain and Khalil Ahmad. Review on biological activities and homeopathic uses of Berberis Aquifolium.  World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 20187 (5): 144-151. Impact Factor: 7.421

    Shifa Shaffique, Saeed Ahmed, Haseeb Anwar, Ghulam Hussain, Anila Rehman. A panoramic view on ethnobotanical, chemical pharmacological and homeopathic uses of Kreostum. Journal of research in health science 2018 1(3). DOI 10.26739/2523-1243.

    Shifa Shaffique, Saeed Ahmed, Ghulam Hussain, Anila Rehman, Haseeb Anwar and Hafiz Muhammad Asif. A Novel Approach to Homeopathy, Alternative to Antibiotics. RADS J. Biol. Res. Appl. Sci. 9(1): 35-37.

    Shifa Shaffique, Saeed Ahmad, Hafiz Muhammad Asif, Haseeb Anwar, Ghulam Hussain, Saba Javed. Prevalence of Hirsutism in The Islamia University Bahawalpur, Pakistan. RADS J. Pharm. Pharm.Sci. 2018; 6(1):17-21.

    Shaffique S, Rehman A, Ahmed S, Hussain G, Anwar H, Asif HM. Review on Pharmacological Activities and Homeopathic Uses of Eucalyptus globulus. RADS J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. 2018; 6(2): 157-161

    Jaweria Nisar, Imtiaz Mustafa, Haseeb Anwar (Corresponding), Muhammad Umar Sohail, Ghulam Hussain, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Muhammad Naeem Faisal, Shazia Anwer Bukhari, & Abdul Basit. 2017. Shiitake Culinary-Medicinal Mushroom, Lentinus edodes (Agaricomycetes): a Species with Antioxidant, Immunomodulatory, and Hepatoprotective Activities in Hypercholesterolemic Rats. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms.  19(11):981–990. Impact Factor: 1.211

    M.U. Sohail, A. Althani, H. Anwar, R. Rizzi,and H.E. Marei. 2017. Role of the gastrointestinal tract microbiome in the pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Diabetes Research. Impact Factor: 2.885

    A. Subhani, K. Ashraf, S. Ahmad, H. Anwar, G Hussain, Z. Kamran, M. Lateef, M. Rasheed and M.U. Sohail  2017Comparative efficacy of various feed additives on the resistance of broilers to experimentally-induced caecal coccidiosis. Europ. Poult. Sci., 81.  DOI: 10.1399/eps.2017.178. Impact Factor: 0.568

    Ghulam HUSSAIN, Asif SHAHZAD, Haseeb ANWAR, Muhammad Umar SOHAIL, Shahid Mahmood BAIG,  Asghar SHABBIR, Jose-Luis GONZALEZ DE AGUILAR, Javed IQBAL.  Neurological Disorder Burden in Faisalabad, Punjab-Pakistan: Data from the Major Tertiary Care Centers of the City (2017). Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 12 : Iss. 3 , Article 2. htps:// 

    Naz, U. , M. M. Ashraf, I. Javed, B. Aslam, J. A. Khan, T. Khaliq, Z. U. Rahman, H. Anwar, N. Ashraf, A. Raza, M. A. Naeem,, 2017, Comparative Pharmacokinetics of Cefspan and Ceforal-3 in Adult Human Healthy Female Subjects. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 36, 776-82. Impact Factor: 0.401

    Ghulam HUSSAIN, Azhar RASUL, Haseeb ANWAR, Muhammad Umar SOHAIL, Syed Kashif Shahid KAMRAN, Shahid Mahmood BAIG,  Asghar SHABBIR, Javed IQBAL.   Epidemiological data of Neurological disorders in Pakistan and neighboring countries: a review (2017). Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS):  Vol. 12 : Iss. 4 , Article 12.

    Aisha Sultana, Tanweer Khaliq, Attiq Ur Rehman, Wafa Majeed, Muhammad Naeem Faisal, Bilal Aslam, Asra Iftikhar, Fatima Sultana and Haseeb Anwar. 2017.  Pharmacological evaluation of Vernonia elaeagnifolia (Asteraceae) leaves in hyperlipidemic albino rabbits.  Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 16 (5): 1077-83. Impact Factor: 0.444

    S. A. BUKHARI, M. FAROOQ, H. ANWAR, M. SULIMAN, M. Q. AWAN, M. ZIA-UL-HAQ, M. RIAZ, M. MOGA, D. G. FESTILA. 2016. HEPATOPROTECTIVE AND ANTIOXIDANT POTENTIAL OF Cichorium intybus L. AND Lentinus edodes Berk. IN ANIMAL MODELS. Oxidation Communications 39, No 3-I, 2313–2325. Impact Factor: 0.789

    MZH Arslan, SM Hussain, M Asrar, H Anwar, MMH Rehan, MM Shahzad, D Riaz, N Ahmad and N Wahab. 2016. Effects of Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) based diets on carcass composition and hematology of Labeo rohita fingerlings.  Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES).  Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 214-223. Impact Factor: 1.356

    MU Sohail, M Z Shabbir, J M Steiner, S Ahmad, Z Kamran H Anwar, G Hussain, A Shaukat, M I ullah, J S Suchodolski. 2016. Molecular analysis of the gut microbiome of diabetic rats supplemented with prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic foods. DOI: 10.1007/s13410-016-0502-9. Impact Factor: 0.361

    H Anwar and Z U Rahman. 2016. Efficacy of protein, symbiotic and probiotic supplementation on production performance and egg quality characteristics in molted layers. Tropical Animal Health and Production. DOI: 10.1007/s11250-016-1093-7. Impact Factor: 0.975

    H Anwar, A Iftikhar, M U Sohail, G Hussain, M N Faisal, J A Khan, S A Bukhari and Z Iqbal. 2016. Efficacy of Various Post-Molt Feed Supplementations in Poultry: An Empirical Review. World Poultry Science Journal.   doi:10.1017/S0043933916000441.Impact Factor: 1.439

    T Khaliq, A Iftikhar, ZU Rahman, H Anwar, JA Khan, IJ Hasan, A Mahmood, H Muzaffar and MA Ali, 2016. Effect of Vitamins, Probiotics and Low Protein Diet on Lipid Profile, Hormonal Status and Serum Proteins Level of Molted White Leghorn Male Layer Breeders. Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences. (2016), 14(1): 18-23.

    H Anwar and Z U Rahman. Dynamics of anterior pituitary immunoreactive gonadotrophs in moulted hens supplemented with protein, symbiotic and probiotics. 2016. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 100 (2016) 448–455. Impact Factor: 1.607

    S. A. Bukhari, M. Ali, H. Anwar, M. Farooq, S. Ercisli, l. Dima, M. Zia-ul-Haq, 2015. Antioxidant potential of cichorium intybus and lentinus edodes ameloriates carbontetrachloride-induced liver toxicity. Oxidation Communications 38, No 4A, 2006–2015. Impact Factor: 0.489

    A Iftikhar, T Khaliq, JA Khan, ZU Rahman, SU Rahman, H Anwar, H Muzaffar and A Mahmood, 2015. Effect of supplementation of vitamin E, vitamin C, probiotics and low crude protein diet on oxidative status and other vital health biomarkers of post-molt White Leghorn breeder males. Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 35 (4): 519-521. Impact Factor: 1.217

    Bushra Ishaq, Junaid Ali Khan, Sehrish Murtaza, Rao Zahid Abbas, Tanweer Khaliq, Ahrar Khan, Haris Ali Arshad & Haseeb Anwar2015. Protective potential of Trachyspermum ammi seeds in gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in rabbit model. BLACPMA. 14 (4). Impact Factor: 0.22

    Haseeb Anwar, Zia-ur-Rahman, Muhammad Umar Sohail, Arslan IKikhar, Ghulam Hussain, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Muhammad Amjad Ali and Arslan Shaukat. 2015. Evaluation of Health Biomarkers in Hyperlipidemic Albino Rabbits aKer Treatment with Withania somnifera and Lactuca scariola. Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences. 13(1): 3136.

    H. Anwar, Z.U. Rahman, I. Javed and F. Muhammad. 2015. Immune potentiating role of protein, probiotic and symbiotic supplementation in moulted White Leghorn hens. Avian Biology Research 8 (1),25-34. Impact Factor: 2.488

    M.U. Sohail, M. E. Hume, H. Anwar, G. Hussain, M. Z. Shabbir, D. J. Nisbet, S. Ahmad, and Z. Kamran. 2014 Metagenomics of Prebiotic and Probiotic Supplemented Broilers Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiome. Indo American Journal of Pharm Research. 4(07). 3780-4. Impact Factor: 0.2

    Zafar Iqbal, Zia ur Rahman, Faqir Muhammad, Tanweer Khaliq, Haseeb Anwar, Mian Muhammad Awais and Saima Sadaf. 2013. Oxytocin induced oxidative stress in lactating Bubalis bubalis (Nili Ravi). BMC Vet Research. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-169. Impact Factor: 1.958

    H. Anwar, Z.U. Rahman, Ijaz Javed and Faqir Muhammad. 2012. Efficacy of protein, symbiotic and probiotic supplementation on body performance and organs weight in molted layers. Pak Vet J, 33(1): 117-119. Impact Factor: 1.217

    Sohail MU, A Ijaz, M Younus, MZ Shabbir, Z Kamran, S Ahmad H Anwar, MS Yousaf, K Ashraf, AH Shahzad and H Rehman 2013. EJectof supplementation of mannan-oligosaccharide and probiotic on growth performance, relative weights of viscera and population ofselected intestinal bacteria in cyclic heat-stressed broilers. J. Appl. Poult. Res. Impact Factor: 1.064

    H. Anwar, Z.U. Rahman, Ijaz Javed and Faqir Muhammad. 2012. EJect of protein, probiotic, and symbiotic supplementation on serum biological health markers of molted layers. Poultry Science. 91(10): 2606-2613.Impact Factor: 1.439

    H. Anwar, Z.U. Rahman, Ijaz Javed and Faqir Muhammad. 2012. Immunohistochemical localization and morphometry of somatotrophs and lactotrophs in protein, probiotic and symbiotic supplemented molted layers. European Journal of Histochemistry. 56:e28:173-178. doi:10.4081/ejh.2012.  Impact Factor: 2.217

    M.U. Sohail, Z.U. Rahman, A. Ijaz, M.S. Yousaf, K. Ashraf, T. Yaqub, H. Zaneb,Haseeb Anwar, and H. Rehman. 2011. Single or combined eJects of mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic supplements on the total oxidants, total antioxidants, enzymatic antioxidants, liver enzymes, and serum trace minerals in cyclic heat-stressed broilers. Poultry Science, doi:10.3382/ps.2011-01502. Impact Factor: 2.216

    Haseeb Anwar and Zia-ur-Rahman. 2011. Protein improves health and performance of molted layers. World Poultry. 27 (4): 14-15. Impact Factor: 1.439

    Khan R.U., F.R. Durrani, N. Chand and H. Anwar. 2010. Influence of feed supplementation with Cannabis Sativa on quality of broilers carcass. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 30(1): 34-38. Impact Factor: 1.217

    Zamin Ali, Ghulam Muhammad, Tanvir Ahmad, Rifatullah Khan, Shabana Naz, Haseeb Anwar, Farooq Ahmad Farooqi, Muhammad Nouman Manzoor and Abdul Rahim Usama. 2010. Prevalence of Caprine Sub-Clinical Mastitis, its Etiological Agents and their Sensitivity to Antibiotics in Indigenous Breeds of Kohat, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of life and Social Science. 8(1): 63-67.

    Khan R.U., F.R. Durrani, N. Chand, Haseeb Anwar, S. Naz, F.A. Farooqi and M.N. Manzoor. 2009. Effect of Cannabis Sativa fortified feed on muscle growth and visceral organs in broiler chicks. International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology. 6(3): 179-182.

    Haseeb Anwar and Zia-ur Rahman. 2002. Effect of Ascaridia galli infection on electrolytes and vitamins in chickens. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 2 (10): 650-651.

    Book Chapters

    1. Haseeb Anwar, Ghulam Hussain and Imtiaz Mustafa, 2018Antioxidants from Natural Sources© 2018 The Author(s). Licensee IntechOpen

    2. Ghulam Hussain, Azhar Rasul, Haseeb Anwar, Shoaib Ahmad Malik, Tao Sun, Aroona Razzaq, Nimra Aziz, and Asghar Shabbir. Lipids, Brain, and Mental Health (2018). Bailey’s Industrial Oil and Fat Products (7th Edition). Wiley Publisher. In production 

    3. Haseeb Anwar, S Irfan, G Hussain, H Muzaffar, I Mukhtar, I Mustafa, S Malik, and MI Ullah. Gut microbiome; a new organ system in body (2019). Symbiosis and Co evolution. IntechOpen

    Research Projects

    Characterization of condensed tannins in feeds and forages of Pakistan for their anthelmintic evaluation.

    Responsibility: Research Associate
    Funded: PARC-ALP, Pakistan                      Status: Completed (2004)
    Effect of protein and probiotics supplementation on production performance, immune and biomarkers of health status in molted layers.
    Responsibility: PhD Scholar
    Funded: HEC-Indigenous PhD Scholarships            Status: Completed (2011)
    Efficacy of local vs imported probiotic on the serum health markers & dynamics of pituitary gland.
    Responsibility: P.I.
    Funded: HEC-Start up grants program          StatusCompleted (2016)
    Anti hypercholestrolemic & immunomodulatory activity of button mushroom (Agaricus bisporous) & lactobacillus probiotic, with their subsequent effects on biohealth markers and gut microbial ecology.
    Responsibility: CO PI
    Funded: HEC-SRGP                                     Status: Completed (2017)
    Estimation of protein and productive efficiency profile of locally produced Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) in broiler
    Responsibility: PI
    Funded: PARC-ALP (1.48 million)                 Status: Under Process (Awarded Year 2017)

    Interaction of gut microbiome with drug absorbance in invivo experimental model
    Responsibility: PI
    Funded: NRPU-HEC (3.513 million)                 Status: Under Process (Awarded Year 2018)

    Utilization of poultry farm litter and dead birds compost as livestock feed ingredient and agriculture fertilizer
    Responsibility: Team Leader-1
    Funded: Pakistan Agriculture Research Board(7.2 million)                 Status: Under Process (Awarded Year 2016)

    Courses Taught

    Under Graduate

    Cardiovascular Physiology

    Cell and Molecular Biology



    Renal Physiology



    Postgraduate (MPhil & PhD)

    Advanced Cell Physiology

    Advances in Clinical Endocrinology

    Principles of Physiology and Homeostasis

    Comparative Physiology

    Advanced Immunology