BASR Committee

The BASR (Board of Advanced Studies and Research) monitors and advises on all matters related to advanced studies and research in the university. The University aims at excellence in basic, clinical and population-based research. It offers ample opportunities to departments, graduates and undergraduate students interested in undertaking research.

The University research priorities commensurate primarily with the health care priorities of the country. Research projects are supported and encouraged in clinical sciences, basic medical sciences and health systems. The University collaborates with other national institutions for research activities being conducted by postgraduate students and the faculty. It also extends financial support to undergraduate students and faculty for the purpose of research.

Undergraduate students from the very first year are encouraged for electives within the university or in other institutions to gain hands-on experience in laboratory techniques or community based surveys.


1Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza SiddiquiVice Chancellor
2Dr. Abbas ZafarDean Faculty of Health Sciences
3Dr. Ali Akbar SialDean, Faculty of Pharmacy
4Dr. Talat MirzaDean Research
6Dr. Anwar Ejaz BegAdvisor to Chancellor
7Dr. Ejaz Ahmed VohraDirector, Post Graduate Clinical, FHS
8Dr. Mervyn HoseinPrincipal, ZIauddin College of Dentistry
9Dr. Zahida MemonPrincipal Ziauddin Medical College
10Dr. Nuzhat HassanProfessor of Anatomy
11Dr. Muhammad AsifChairperson, Electrical Engineering (ZUFEST)
12Dr. Saeeda BaigHOD Biochemistry
13Dr. Arshia SaminDirector, Quality Enhancement Cell
14Engr. Atique BaigRegistrar
15Mr. Nadeem ZafarController of Examinations
16Dr. Nida HussainPro Chancellor
17Dr. Arif HussainAssistant Dean, Allied Health Sciences
18Dr. Zil-e-RubabProfessor of Biochemistry
19Ms. Sumaira ImranPrincipal, ZCRS (ZCRS)
20Ms. Alia NasirPrincipal ZIauddin College of  Nursing
21Dr. Qamar JamalProfessor of Pathology