Dr. Fazli Wahid

Associate Professor & Manager, Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB)


Dr. Fazli Wahid, a biotechnologist and biomedical scientist born and raised in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience. He has completed PhD in 2013 from South Korea and carried out extensive research in diverse areas of biomedical sciences including electrophysiology, molecular neurobiology, nanomedicines, tissue engineering, cancer, and natural product research. His research interests include in vitro and in vivo effects of nanomaterials, polymers, and natural products on the modulation of different signalling pathways in chronic diseases as well as the development of therapeutic biomaterials. He is an active researcher in tissue engineering and especially working on the designing of artificial skin. Dr. Wahid has authored and co-authored over 50 national and international publications with a total impact factor of more than 150.  His publication was recognized by the scientific community and got more than 2100 citations. He has supervised/co-supervised more than 15 graduate students and successfully completed 7 research projects as PI/Co-PI. He has filed 2 patents and authored 7 book chapters. Based on Dr. Wahid scientific contributions, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) ranked him 24th among young scientist below 40 years and 124th among all scientists working in the field of biological science including biomedical sciences in Pakistan. 


  • PhD., Biomedical Sciences & Biotechnology , Kyungpook National University, Taegu, South Korea,2013
  • MS, Biomedical Sciences & Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, South Korea. 2010
  • BS (Honors), Center of Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan,2007
  • H.S.S.C. (Pre-Medical),Govt. Post Graduate Collage Charsadda, Pakistan, 2002
  • S. S.C. (Science) ,Govt. High School, Harichand, Tangi, Pakistan, 2000



  • Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration Activities of Bacterial Cellulose-Montmorillonite Nano-reinforced Composite Films in Burn Mice Models (PI; 0.5 Million), HEC-SRGP
  • Phytochemical Evaluation and Anti-angiogenic Effects of Morus alba and Catharanthus roseus for the Treatment of Corneal Neovascularization (PI; 0.2 Million), CUI-GP Cellular and Molecular Studies on Hedera nepalensis, Nigella sativa, Azadirachta indica, Centela asiatica, Lavandula stoechas, Spharanthus indicus and Carissa opaca for the Treatment of Breast Cancer (Co-PI; 4.1 Million), HEC-NRPU
  • Molecular and Mechanistic Studies of Selected Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus by Inhibiting Core Gene Expression of Genotype 3a (Co-PI; 0.5 Million), HEC-SRGP Identification of Genes Involved in Human Hereditary Skin Conditions (Co-PI; 0.5 Million), HEC-SRGP
  • Use of Clean Technology to Convert Industrial Wastes into Valuable Biomedical Materials by Micro-organisms (Co-PI; 0.2 Million), CUI-GP
  • Development of Bacterial Cellulose-green Synthesized Metallic Oxides Nanocomposites as a Smart Dressing System for Cutaneous Burns (Co-PI; 0.3 Million), CUI-GP

Awards & Prizes

  • Best Researcher Award in Department, 2018 from COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus
  • Appreciation Letter & Honorarium from COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus for 2017-18 Performance
  • Pakistan Council of Science & Technology (PCST)-Research Productivity Award - 2017
  • Doctoral Fellowship Award (Tuition and Fees, Monthly Stipend) form Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea and Research Supervisor (Feb 2010 ~ Aug 2013).
  • Cash awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 for SCI publication in world reputed journals from Kyungpook National University.
  • Master Fellowship Award (Tuition and Fees, Monthly Stipend) form Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea and Research Supervisor (Feb 2008 ~ Feb 2010).
  • HEC Approved Supervisor
  • Research Productivity Award 2014, 2015, 2016, for SCI publication in world reputed journals from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology.
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