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Dr. Hussain Wahedi | Regenerative Medicine | Best Researcher Award

Associate Professor at National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan

Dr. Hussain Mustatab Wahedi is a highly accomplished researcher and educator with a diverse academic background spanning molecular genetics, biochemistry, and skin cell regeneration. He obtained his Ph.D. from Gachon University, South Korea, focusing on the effects of Sirt1 activators on skin cell regeneration and wound healing. His research interests include the therapeutic potential of natural compounds like stilbenes and resveratrol-enriched rice in treating conditions such as COVID-19 and skin aging. Dr. Wahedi has held significant academic positions, including Associate Professor at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), where he teaches and designs research proposals. Previously, he served as Assistant Professor at the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) and Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, contributing to both undergraduate and graduate education in biological sciences. He has made notable contributions to the field through his publications in prestigious journals, such as the Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics and Phytomedicine, focusing on skin wound healing, skin aging, and the molecular mechanisms of natural compounds. Dr. Wahedi’s patent portfolio includes innovations in wound healing scaffolds and pharmaceutical compositions for skin regeneration, highlighting his commitment to translating research into practical applications.

Professional Profiles:

📚 Education:

Dr. Hussain Wahedi has pursued an illustrious academic journey marked by dedication and expertise in the field of biosciences and molecular genetics. His educational achievements span multiple prestigious institutions across South Korea and Pakistan, where he acquired comprehensive knowledge and specialized skills. Dr. Wahedi obtained his Doctorate (Ph.D.) from Gachon University in Incheon, South Korea, completing his studies from March 2013 to June 2016 under the supervision of Professor Kim Sun Yeou. His doctoral research focused on investigating the effects of Sirt1 activators on skin cell regeneration and cutaneous wound healing, showcasing his commitment to advancing medical science and therapeutic interventions. Prior to his Ph.D., Dr. Wahedi earned a Master of Science (MS) degree from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Islamabad, Pakistan, where he studied from October 2007 to June 2009. His master’s thesis, titled “Mapping of Genes Involved in Alopecia with Mental Retardation Syndrome (APMR) and Autosomal Recessive Non-Syndromic Mental Retardation (ARNSMR) in Pakistani Families,” reflected his specialization in molecular genetics and contributed valuable insights to the understanding of genetic disorders. Further enriching his academic background, Dr. Wahedi completed another Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Biochemistry from the University of Arid Agriculture in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from October 2004 to May 2007. This period allowed him to deepen his expertise in biochemistry, focusing on biochemical processes and their applications in scientific research. His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan, where he pursued studies in Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry from September 2002 to May 2004. This foundational education laid the groundwork for his subsequent academic pursuits and career in the biosciences. Dr. Hussain Wahedi’s diverse educational background and research accomplishments underscore his commitment to academic excellence and innovation in molecular genetics, biochemistry, and biomedical sciences. His contributions continue to impact the scientific community and pave the way for advancements in medical research and healthcare practices globally.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Hussain Wahedi’s career journey is characterized by a steadfast commitment to academia and research, spanning various prestigious institutions across Pakistan and South Korea. His professional experience is enriched with roles that demonstrate his expertise and leadership in biosciences and biochemistry. Since February 2023, Dr. Wahedi has served as an Associate Professor at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad. In this capacity, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape by teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Beyond teaching, he actively engages in designing research grant proposals and developing program curricula, contributing significantly to the advancement of biosciences education and research at NUST. Prior to joining NUST, from August 2018 to January 2023, Dr. Wahedi held the position of Assistant Professor at the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) in Rawalpindi. Here, he continued his dedication to teaching and research, focusing on fostering a dynamic learning environment for students while spearheading research initiatives through grant proposals and curriculum development. From February 2017 to July 2018, Dr. Wahedi contributed his expertise as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad. This role allowed him to impart knowledge to students while actively participating in the academic and research endeavors of the department. Dr. Wahedi’s academic journey commenced as a doctoral researcher at Gachon University in Incheon, South Korea, where he conducted groundbreaking research from March 2013 to June 2016. His doctoral research focused on conducting and interpreting laboratory experiments aimed at advancing understanding in the field of biosciences, reflecting his dedication to rigorous scientific inquiry and innovation. Earlier in his career, from December 2012 to March 2013, Dr. Wahedi served as a Demonstrator at Islamabad Medical and Dental College. In this role, he played a pivotal role in educating and mentoring medical students, demonstrating biochemistry experiments, and ensuring the rigorous assessment of student learning through exams and quizzes. Throughout his career, Dr. Hussain Wahedi has consistently demonstrated a passion for education, research excellence, and leadership in the field of biosciences and biochemistry. His contributions continue to impact both academia and scientific research, fostering a legacy of innovation and knowledge dissemination in his respective fields of expertise.

Patents :

Dr. Hussain Mustatab Wahedi has made significant contributions to the field of biomedical science through his patented innovations, which highlight his commitment to advancing wound healing and skin regeneration technologies. One of his notable patents includes the development of an Aloesin-based Chitosan/Cellulose Scaffold for Skin Wound Healing, filed under Patent No. 230346553 with the Intellectual Property Organization of the Government of Pakistan in March 2023. This innovative scaffold integrates natural compounds to enhance the efficacy of wound healing processes, potentially revolutionizing treatment modalities in dermatology and regenerative medicine. Additionally, Dr. Wahedi has co-invented a pharmaceutical composition comprising root bark or cortex powder of elm tree for wound healing and skin regeneration. This patent, numbered 10-2018-0012974 and issued by the Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service in September 2019, underscores his collaborative efforts with international researchers to explore diverse botanical sources for therapeutic applications. Furthermore, his contributions extend to the development of amide derivative compounds and their application in antiaging, antiwrinkle, and wound healing formulations for the skin. This patent, numbered 10-2017-0164343 and also issued by the Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service in May 2019, reflects Dr. Wahedi’s involvement in advancing pharmaceutical and cosmetic innovations aimed at addressing skin health and rejuvenation. Dr. Hussain Mustatab Wahedi’s patent portfolio exemplifies his interdisciplinary approach, combining biochemistry, pharmacology, and materials science to create novel solutions that potentially benefit global healthcare practices. His innovations continue to pave the way for future advancements in biomedical research and therapeutic interventions, emphasizing his role as a leader in the field of wound healing and skin regeneration.

📚Publications :

Stilbene-based natural compounds as promising drug candidates against COVID-19

Authors: HM Wahedi, S Ahmad, SW Abbasi

Journal: Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics

Volume: 39

Issue: 9

Pages: 3225-3234

Citations: 271

Year: 2021

Resveratrol‐enriched rice attenuates UVB‐ROS‐induced skin aging via downregulation of inflammatory cascades

Authors: L Subedi, TH Lee, HM Wahedi, SH Baek, SY Kim

Journal: Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity

Volume: 2017

Article ID: 8379539

Citations: 150

Year: 2017

Aloesin from Aloe vera accelerates skin wound healing by modulating MAPK/Rho and Smad signaling pathways in vitro and in vivo

Authors: HM Wahedi, M Jeong, JK Chae, SG Do, H Yoon, SY Kim

Journal: Phytomedicine

Volume: 28

Pages: 19-26

Citations: 93

Year: 2017

Effect of organic manures with recommended dose of NPK on the performance of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Authors: G Abbas, JZK Khattak, A Mir, M Ishaque, M Hussain, HM Wahedi, …

Journal: Not specified

Citations: 66

Year: 2012

Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatotoxicity in rats: curative role of Solanum nigrum

Authors: A Mir, F Anjum, N Riaz, H Iqbal, HM Wahedi, JZK Khattak, MA Khan, …

Journal: Journal of Medicinal Plants Research

Volume: 4

Issue: 23

Pages: 2525-2532

Citations: 40

Year: 2010

Lespedeza bicolor ameliorates endothelial dysfunction induced by methylglyoxal glucotoxicity

Authors: MH Do, JH Lee, HM Wahedi, C Pak, C hwan Lee, EJ Yeo, Y Lim, SK Ha, …

Journal: Phytomedicine

Volume: 36

Pages: 26-36

Citations: 30

Year: 2017

Juglone ameliorates skin wound healing by promoting skin cell migration through Rac1/Cdc42/PAK pathway

Authors: KSY Wahedi HM, Park YU, Moon EY

Journal: Wound Repair and Regeneration

Volume: 24

Issue: 4

Pages: Ahead of Print

Citations: 22

Year: 2016

UP256 inhibits hyperpigmentation by tyrosinase expression/dendrite formation via rho-dependent signaling and by primary cilium formation in melanocytes

Authors: MC Kang, JW Lee, TH Lee, L Subedi, HM Wahedi, SG Do, E Shin, …

Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Volume: 21

Issue: 15

Article ID: 5341

Citations: 17

Year: 2020

Juglone up-regulates sirt1 in skin cells under normal and UVB irradiated conditions

Authors: HM Wahedi, TH Lee, EY Moon, SY Kim

Journal: Journal of Dermatological Science

Volume: 81

Issue: 3

Pages: 210-212

Citations: 15

Year: 2016

Pistacia integerrima alleviated Bisphenol A induced toxicity through Ubc13/p53 signalling

Authors: A Ishtiaq, A Bakhtiar, E Silas, J Saeed, S Ajmal, I Mushtaq, T Ali, …

Journal: Molecular Biology Reports

Volume: 47

Pages: 6545-6559

Citations: 12

Year: 2020


Hussain Wahedi | Regenerative Medicine | Best Researcher Award

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