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Dr. Arozia Moazzam​
RVF
Healthcare Biotechnology

ASAB
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-9085-6130

Specialization
Reproductive Endocrinology/Clinical Andrology

Education
Doctoral Fellowships: Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility Unit, Massachusetts General, Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston USA. American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

ASAB Diagnostics: 
As a team leader at ASAB Diagnostics, my responsibilities include provision of highest quality care and laboratory services to clinicians and allied healthcare personnel, maintenance of high standards and quality assurance through participation in internal and external proficiency programs and by compliance with our accreditation requirements and professional licensing bodies. As a commitment to academic and clinical research and for promotion of continuing biomedical education and professional development, our lab offers services to post-graduate and doctoral students also.
Professional Affiliations:

Member of Harvard Postgraduate Association, Massachusetts, USA
Member of American Association of Bioanalysts
Member of the American Association of Bioanalysts
Member of the American College of Embryology
Member of American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
Member of American Society of Andrology (ASA)
Member of Society for Study of Reproduction (SSR)
Member of Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU)
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  • Being both a clinician and researcher uniquely enables me to switch from detecting the problems under the microscope to observing their clinical manifestations in a patient
  • Actively engaged in learning techniques related to Assisted Reproductive Techniques- IVF, ICSI, Diagnostic Andrology- semen analysis, advanced sperm function tests, Reproductive Genetics, Stem Cell Engineering and Nanotechnology 
  • Demonstrate competency with bench-top assays directed towards assessment of semen quality, oxidative stress, antioxidant capacity and sperm DNA fragmentation, stem cell isolation and culture 
  • Experience with in vitro tissue preparations and culture
  • Able to take the lead on a project directed at assessing fertility status of a patient
  • Participate in on-going clinical studies including patient/volunteer recruitment and obtaining consent, procuring tissue samples, assist with invasive monitoring
  • My research interest focuses on oncofertility, nanomedicine, testicular cancer, spermatogonial/oogonial stem cell, in-vitro culture of stem cells and their therapeutic use, germ cell development, transplantation and preservation of fertility by assisted reproductive technology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, oxidative stress
  • Moazzam A, (2016). Oxidative Stress Induced Infertility in Varicocele. Andrology Open Access, 5(1):156
  • Moazzam A, Choudhary MN, Muhammad I, Sarwat J, Ijaz A (2015). From Basic to Contemporary Semen Analysis: Limitations and Variability. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(2):328-336 
  • Moazzam A, Rakesh S, Agarwal A (2014). Relationship of Spermatozoal DNA Fragmentation With Semen Quality in Varicocele Positive Men. Andrologia, Oct 24.doi: 10.1111/and.12360
  • Akram A, Imtiaz SA, Jahan S (2008). Comparison of normal and abnormal sperm parameters on intrauterine insemination pregnancy rate. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan 18(6); 342-346
  • Book Chapters:
  • Benjamin D, Sharma RK, Moazzam A, Agarwal A (2012)."Methods for the detection of ROS in human sperm samples" In Studies on Men's Health and Fertility: Oxidative Stress in Applied Basic Research and Clinical Practice 257-273
American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Visiting Instructor, Internship Program for Medical and Pre-Medical Interns

Center for Research in Molecular Medicine, University of Lahore, Pakistan
Assistant Professor Reproductive Endocrinology: Postgraduate Courses

University College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan
Assistant Professor: Undergraduate Courses