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Dr. Maria Shabbir
Assistant Professor
Healthcare Biotechnology

ASAB
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-9085-61

Specialization
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Education
PhD, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Post Doctrate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA



 
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
1. Afsar T, Razak S, Khan MR, Mawash S, Almajwal A, Shabir M, Haq IU. (2016). Evaluation of antioxidant, anti-hemolytic and anticancer activity of various solvent extracts of Acacia hydaspica R. Parker aerial parts. BMC Complement Altern Med. 29;16:258.
2. Shabbir, M. Syed, D. N. Lall, R. K. Khan, M. R. Mukhtar, H. (2015). "Potent Anti-Proliferative, Pro-Apoptotic Activity of the Maytenus royleanus Extract against Prostate Cancer Cells: Evidence in In-Vitro and In-Vivo Models." PLOS ONE 10(3): e0119859.

3. Syed, D. N. K., M. I. Shabbir, M. Mukhtar, H. (2013). "MicroRNAs in skin response to UV radiation." Curr Drug Targets 14(10): 1128-1134.

4. Shabbir, M. Khan, M. R. Saeed, N. (2013). "Assessment of phytochemicals, antioxidant, anti-lipid peroxidation and anti-hemolytic activity of extract and various fractions of Maytenus royleanus leaves." BMC Complement Altern Med 13: 143.

5. Bokhari, J. Khan, M. R. Shabbir, M. Rashid, U. Jan, S. Zai, J. A. (2013). "Evaluation of diverse antioxidant activities of Galium aparine." Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 102: 24-29.
6. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Khan, M. A. Khan, M. Y. Bokhari, J. Rashid, U. Ahmad, B. Shabbir, M. Saeed, N. Jan, S. Afsar, T. (2012). "Amelioration of kidney function markers by Sonchus asper butanolic extract against KBrO3-induced toxicity in rat." J Med Plants Res 6(7): 1224-1228.

7. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Khan, M. A. Khan, M. Y. Bokhari, J. Rashid, U. Ahmad, B. Shabbir, M. Saeed, N. Jan, S. Afsar, T. (2012). "Effect of various fractions of Launaea procumbens on antioxidant enzymes in rats liver: Oxidative stress induced by potassium bromate (KBrO3)." Afr J Pharm Pharmacol 6(8): 512-515.

8. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Khan, M. A. Bokhari, J. Rashid, U. Ahmad, B. Shabbir, M. Saeed, N. Jan, S. Afsar, T. (2012). "Protective effect of Launaea procumbens against KBrO3 induced nephrotoxicity in rat." Afr J Pharm Pharmacol 6(5): 317-321.

9. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Bokhari, J. Shabbir, M. Rashid, U. Jan, S. (2012). "Protective effects of various fractions of Launaea procumbens on molecular markers in rat kidney." Afr J Pharm Pharmacol 6(3): 157-161.

10. Saeed, N. Khan, M. R. Shabbir, M. (2012). "Antioxidant activity, total phenolic and total flavonoid contents of whole plant extracts Torilis leptophylla L." BMC Complement Altern Med 212: 221.

11. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Bokhari, J. Shabbir, M. Rashid, U. Jan, S. (2011). "Potassium bromate induced nephrotoxicity: Protective effect of n-hexane extract of Sonchus asper." J Med Plants Res 5(25): 6017–6023.

12. Khan, M. R. A., M. Saeed, N.  Shabbir, M. (2011). "Protective potential of methanol extract of Digera muricata on acrylamide induced hepatotoxicity in rats." Afr J Biotech 10(42): 8456-8464.

13. Khan, A. R. Khan, R. M. Sahreen, S. Shah, A. N. Bokhari, J. Shabbir, M. Rashid, U. Jan, S. (2011). "Protective effects of Launaea procumbens against KBrO3-induced hepatic serum marker enzymes." Afr J Pharm Pharmacol 5(23): 2639-2641.

14. Khan, M. R. H., J. Khan, A. R. Bokhari, J. Shabbir, M. Rashid, U. (2011). "Prevention of KBrO3-induced cardiotoxicity by Sonchus asper in rat." J Med Plants Res 5(12): 2514-2520.

15. Khan, M. R. M., A. Khan, G.N. Shabbir, M. Saeed, N. Shah, N.A. Bokhari, J. Rashid, U. (2011). "Protective effects of Digera muricata (L) Mart. Against carbon tetrachloride induced oxidative stress in thyroid of rat." Afr J Biotech 10(76): 17564-17570.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

1. Syed DN, RK Lall, Khan MI, Shabbir M and Mukhtar H. Fisetin inhibits p90RSK/YB-1 signaling and downregulates chemoresistance associated P-glycoprotein in A375 melanoma cells. AACR Annual Meeting, At San Diego. 2013.

2. Syed DN. Syed, Khan MI, Shabana SM, Sechi M, Shabbir M and Mukhtar H. Fisetin inhibits melanoma progression through disruption of AKT-mediated phosphorylation and activation of YB-1. PASPCR annual meeting 2013, Madison, USA 

3. Maria Shabbir, Minakshi Nihal, Chandra K. Singh, Jack B. Longley and Nihal Ahmad. Potential Pro-Proliferative Function of Polo-Like Kinase 4 in Human Melanoma. AACR Annual Meeting, New Orleans. 2016.

4. Maria Shabbir, Minakshi Nihal, Chandra K. Singh, Jack B. Longley and Nihal Ahmad. A pro-proliferative function of centriole duplication regulator, polo-like kinase-4 in human melanoma. SID Annual meeting, Scotts dales, Arizona, 2016.