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Dr. Attya Bhatti
Assistant Professor
Healthcare Biotechnology

ASAB
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12 Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-9085-6128

Specialization
Molecular Genetics and Functional Genomics

Education
PhD, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

1-    A.K. Kiani, P. John, A. Bhati, A. Zia, G. Shahid, P. Akhtar, X. Wang, F.Y. Demirci, M.I. Kamboh, Association of 32 Type 1 Diabetes risk loci in Pakistani patients, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice (Accepted-2015) (Impact Factor 2.536)
 
2-    Asima Zia, Attya Bhatti, Peter John, Aysha Karim Kian: Data interpretation: deciphering the biological function of Type 2 diabetes associated risk loci. Acta Diabetol DOI (Accepted-2015) (Impact Factor 3.68)
 
3-    Ahmed I, Rafiq MA, Vincent JB, Bhatti A, Ayub M, John P. "Homozygosity mapping of autosomal recessive intellectual disability loci in 11 consanguineous Pakistani families. (Impact Factor: 3.358) Acta Neuropsychiatr. 2014 Dec 1:1-10.
 

4-    I Ahmed, K Mittal, M A Rafiq, A Mikhailov, T Sheikh, H Mahmood, M Ohadi, M Ayub, A Bhatti, M Srour, P John, JB Vincent” Identification of a Homozygous Splice Site Mutation in The Dynein Axonemal Light Chain 4 Gene on 22q13.1 in a Large Consanguineous Family from Pakistan with Congenital Mirror Movement Disorder”   Manuscript ID: HumGen-14-0163.R2 (Accepted) (Impact Factor: 4.6)
 

5-    Mirza Muhammad Fahd Qadir, Attya Bhatti, Sidrah Anjum, Muhammad UsmanAshraf, Peter John.2014. The physiological and pathophysiological role of
epinephrine and nor-epinephrine in Alzheimer’s disease: a short communication. International Journal of Research (IJR) Vol-1, Issue-5, June 2014 ISSN 2348-6848 

6-    Kiani, A. K., Jahangir, S., John, P.,A. Bhatti , Moeez, S., Ashraf, M., Ali, A., Malik, J. M. and Iqbal, T. 2013. A Study of Interleukin-15 (IL 15) Gene Polymorphisms in Pakistani Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). International Journal of Genetics, 5 (2): 139-141.
 
7-    S Moeez, T Iqbal, P John, A Bhatti. 2013. Evidence of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Insertion polymorphism in Rheumatoid Arthritis from Pakistani Patients. Vol 04, Issue 01, pp.-87-91. 

 
8-    Jalil SF, Bhatti A, Demirci FY, Wang X, Ahmed I, Ahmed M, Barmada MM, Malik JM, John P, Kamboh MI. 2013. Replication of Genome-Wide Significant SNPs with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Pakistani Population. J Rheumatol. 40 (4):401-7. 


9-    Jalil SF, Ahmed I, Gauhar Z, Ahmed M, Malik JM, John P, Bhatti A. 2013. Association of Pro12Ala (rs1801282) Variant of PPAR gamma with Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Pakistani population. Rheumatol Int. DOI 10.1007/s00296-013-2768-2. [Epub ahead of print] 


10-    Moeez S, John P, Bhatti A. 2013. Anti- citrullinated protein antibodies: role in pathogenesis of RA and potential as a diagnostic tool. Rheumatol Int. Jul;33(7):1669-73. doi: 10.1007/s00296-012-2635-6.


11-    Mariam Altaf, Ayesha Waqar, Peter John, Hajra Sadia, Tahir Iqbal, Attya Bhatti. 2013. miRNA Databases: An Investigation of Regulatory RNAs Informatics. IJSER. 


12-    Kanwal N, John P, Bhatti A (2013). MicroRNA-155 AS A THERAPEUTIC TARGET FOR INFLAMMATORY DISEASES. Rheumatol Int. 33(3):557-60. 


13-   Ullah S, John P, Bhatti A.2013. MicroRNAs with a role in gene regulation and in human diseases. Mol Biol Rep. 2013 Nov 6. 


14-    Waheed Y, Bhatti A, Ashraf M. (2013). RNA dependent RNA polymerase of HCV: a potential target for the development of antiviral drugs. Infect Genet Evol. 14:247-57 


15-    Zia A, Kiani AK, Bhatti A, John P (2013) Genetic Susceptibility to Type 2 Diabetes and Implications for Therapy. J Diabetes Metab 4: 248.


16-    Yasir Waheed, Attya Bhatti, Sadia  Anjum and Muhammad Ashraf. 2013. Sequence comparison and phylogenetic analysis of Hepatitis C virus genotype 3 polymerase. Accepted in Molecular Medicine Reports. 


17-    Attya Bhatti, Peter John Altaf Ahmad, Fazal Jalil Syed,  Ishtiaq Qadri, Hajra Sadia, Mushtaq Ahmad, Javaid Mehmood Malik, Moghees Ikram Ameen. Mapping of Genes Involved in Rheumatiod Arthritis in Pakistani Families. (CurrOpp Biotech Vol 22, Suppl 1- 2011, P S41-S42)


18-    Chishti MS, Bhatti A, Tamim S, Lee K, McDonald ML, Leal SM, Ahmad W.J. 2008. Splice-site mutations in the TRIC gene underlie autosomal recessive nonsyndromic hearing impairment in Pakistani families. Hum Genet. 53(2):101-5. (IF 2.365)


19-    A Bhatti, MJ Hassan, M Ansar, W Ahmad, K Lee  M-L McDonald,R Gutala, SM Leal. 2008. Mapping of a new autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing  impairment locus (DFNB45) to chromosome 1q43-  q44.Clin Genet: 73: 395–398.


20-    Santos RL, El-Shanti H, Sikandar S, Lee K, Bhatti A, Yan K, Chahrour MH, McArthur N, Pham TL, Mahasneh AA, Ahmad W, Leal SM. J Mol Med. (2006) Novel sequence variants in the TMIE gene in families with autosomal recessive nonsyndromic hearing impairment. 2006 Mar; 84(3):226-31. 


21-    Regie Lyn P. Santos, Muhammad Wajid, Mohammad Nasim Khan,Nathan McArthur, Thanh L. Pham, Attya Bhatti, Kwanghyuk Lee, Saba Irshad, Asif Mir, Kai Yan, Maria H. Chahrour, Muhammad Ansar, Wasim Ahmad, and Suzanne M. Leal. (2005).  Novel sequence variants inthe TMC1 gene in Pakistani families with autosomal recessive hearing impairment Hum Mutat. 2005 26(4):396.


22-    Muhammad Imran Raza, Hajra Sadia, Sajid Mansoor, Attya Bhatti, Muhammad Ayaz Anwar, Peter John, Qurat Ul Ain Rana, Ishtiaq Qadri. Molecular Modeling and Mutational Analysis of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor. (CurrOppBiotch; Vol 22, Suppl 1- 2011, Page S60) 


23-    Hajra Sadia, Muhsin Jamal, Attya Bhatti, Muhammad Ayaz Anwar, Rubina Tabassum Siddiqui, Ishtiaq Qadri (2011) Paucity of FLT 3-internal tandem duplications in patients with  AML, ALL and CML. Suppl 1,Vol 22,Pp. S102



Post-graduate level: Molecular Genetics, Human Health and Diseases, Biosafety & Ethics of Biotechnology