We are happy to announce that Dr. Asma Shabbir, a dedicated PhD Scholar at Ziauddin University, has been honored with an award for her groundbreaking genomic research at the Pakistan Society of Hepatology Conference 2023. Dr. Shabbir’s remarkable oral presentation showcased her extensive work in collaboration with her esteemed supervisory team, which included Prof. Talat Mirza, Dr. Ambrina Khatoon & Prof. Zaigham Abbas from the Research, Molecular Medicine and Gastroenterology Departments at Ziauddin University, Karachi. This pioneering research marks a significant milestone as it represents the first-ever study of its kind, employing cutting-edge Whole Exome Sequencing technology to uncover pathogenic variants related to fatty liver within the Pakistani population. We are also proud to announce that Dr. Shabbir has received an invitation to present her research at ABRCMS in Phoenix, Arizona, further underscoring the excellence and relevance of her work on a global scale. Congratulations, Dr. Asma Shabbir, on this well-deserved recognition and achievement!