October 26, 2017 Huma, Shahzad

Designation/Title :
Lecturer (PhD)
Department of Human Biology (Physiology)
School of Medicine

Department: Department of Human Biology, School of Medicine, International Medical University
Tel: 03-27317227
E-mail : humashahzad@imu.edu.my

Education and Training

PhDUniversity of Malaya2016
MBBSLiaquat University of Medical & Health Science Jamshoro Sindh2007


Research interests:

  • Reproductive Endocrinology

Research projects/grants:

  • Investigating the effects of Quercetin on embryo Implantation in Rats. Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) – Research 2015

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)

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Professional affiliations:

  • Pakistan Medical and dental Council PMDC (since 2007)

Academic Awards:

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Recent publications 
(Last 5 years – 2012-2017)


  • Shahzad, H., Giribabu, N., Karim, K., Kassim, N., Muniandy, S., Kumar, K. E., & Salleh, N. (2017). Quercetin interferes with the fluid volume and receptivity development of the uterus in rats during the peri-implantation period. Reprod Toxicol, 71, 42-54. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2017.04.004 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahzad, H., Giribabu, N., Karim, K., Kassim, N. M., Muniandy, S., & Salleh, N. (2017). Combinatorial effects of quercetin and sex-steroids on fluid and electrolytes' (Na+, Cl-, HCO3-) secretory mechanisms in the uterus of ovariectomised female Sprague-Dawley rats. PLOS ONE 12(3), e0172765. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172765 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahzad, H., Giribabu, N., Karim, K., Muniandy, S., Kassim, N. M., & Salleh, N. (2017). Quercetin alters uterine fluid volume and aquaporin (AQP) subunits (AQP-1, 2, 5 & 7) expression in the uterus in the presence of sex-steroids in rats. Reprod Toxicol. 69: 276-285. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2017.03.012 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahzad, H., Giribabu, N., Sekaran, M., & Salleh, N. (2015). Quercetin Induces Dose-Dependent Differential Morphological and Proliferative Changes in Rat Uteri in the Presence and in the Absence of Estrogen. J Med Food, 18(12), 1307-1316. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2014.3293 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahzad, H., Giribabu, N., Sekaran, M., & Salleh, N. (2014). Quercetin induces morphological and proliferative changes in rats' uteri under estrogen and progesterone influences” Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014 Aug 15;7(9):5484-94.