Ahmed Ijaz Gilani

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BACKGROUND Inbred mice are genetically identical but nonetheless demonstrate substantial variability in complex behaviors such as activity levels in a novel environment. This variability has been associated with levels of parental care experienced early in development. Although maternal effects have been reported in biparental and uniparental strains, there(More)
1105 The South Asian country of Pakistan is the sixth most populous nation in the world. Although modern-day Pakistan came into being only 58 years ago, it is heir to a rich historical heritage spanning thousands of years, fi rst records of which date back to the 4,000-yearold Indus valley civilization. The sociodemographic and socioeconomic characteristics(More)
OBJECTIVES It was the aim of this study to assess the attitudes of doctors, medical students, lawyers, parliament members and parents of thalassemic children towards genetic diagnosis in Pakistan. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional descriptive survey was conducted among representative samples. RESULTS Five hundred and seventy doctors, 49 lawyers, 178(More)
Trachoma, a chronic keratoconjunctivitis, is caused by episodes of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, an obligate intracellular bacterium. Only serovars A, B, Ba, and C are implicated in trachoma. Trachoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide [1]. According to the World Health Organization, currently 84 million people, mostly children, have(More)
ackground: Inbred mice are genetically identical but nonetheless demonstrate substantial variability in complex behaviors such as ctivity levels in a novel environment. This variability has been associated with levels of parental care experienced early in development. lthough maternal effects have been reported in biparental and uniparental strains, there(More)
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