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Muhammad Nawaz

Postdoctor

Muhammad Nawaz
Postdoctor
muhammad.nawaz@gu.se

Postal Address: Box 480, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 3, plan 5 , 41390 Göteborg


Department of Rheumatology a Inflammation Research at Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 480
405 30 Göteborg
0313421000
Fax: +46 31823925
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 3, plan 5 , 413 90 Göteborg

About Muhammad Nawaz

 

Dr. Nawaz received his first degree in 2006 as Bachelors of Science (BSc) in Chemistry and Biology. Followed by Master's degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in 2009 with specialization in genetics, nucleic acids metabolism, protein chemistry and DNA recombinant biotechnology.

 

In 2011, he completed M.Phil's thesis on inherited / congenital diseases with a particular focus on intellectual disability and cognition (neurological disorders).

He received his PhD degree from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (2013-2017) where he investigated the role of microRNAs in malignant progression of brain tumors (gliomas), with an aim to identify potential therapeutic targets and non-invasive biomarkers. He also developed a project to apply liposomes for transporting oligonucleotides (anti-miRs and antagonists: as silencing RNAs) to glioma cells. During his PhD, he joined the University of Gothenburg, Sweden as a one-year PhD exchange in the lab of Hadi Valadi, and then continued as a postdoc.

Currently Dr. Nawaz is investigating transport of RNA molecules between cells via extracellular vesicles (exosomes), and applying exosomes as vehicles of RNA drugs, oligonucleotide therapies, and stem cell based therapies.

 

Social: In addition to doing science, he has been involved in idea generations, conceived the idea for Biochemistry society at his previous University where he was the founder of Biochemists Association QAU, Islamabad (BAQI) and has served several volunteer activities for the community, namely general secretary of blood donor society (he is also a regular blood donor), and has been participating with teams to help people affected by natural disasters e.g earth quakes and floods. He has also participated in fundraising for various causes.

 

Major publications

Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles
M. I. Ramirez, M. G. Amorim, C. Gadelha, I. Milic, J. A. Welsh et al.
Nanoscale, 2018

Extracellular Vesicles: Evolving Factors in Stem Cell Biology
Muhammad Nawaz, Farah Fatima, Krishna C. Vallabhaneni, Patrice Penfornis, Hadi Valadi et al.
Stem Cells International, 2016

Properness of binary linear error-detecting codes in terms of basic parameters
Rossitza Dodunekova, Evgenia Nikolova
Proc. 4th Inter. Workshop on Optimal Codes and Related topics, 2005, Pamporovo, Bulgarian, 2005

Latest publications

Linkage between endosomal escape of LNP-mRNA and loading into EVs for transport to other cells
Maugeri Marco, Muhammad Nawaz, Alexandros Papadimitriou, Annelie Angerfors, Alessandro Camponeschi et al.
Nature Communications, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles
M. I. Ramirez, M. G. Amorim, C. Gadelha, I. Milic, J. A. Welsh et al.
Nanoscale, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Major publications

Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles
M. I. Ramirez, M. G. Amorim, C. Gadelha, I. Milic, J. A. Welsh et al.
Nanoscale, 2018

Extracellular Vesicles: Evolving Factors in Stem Cell Biology
Muhammad Nawaz, Farah Fatima, Krishna C. Vallabhaneni, Patrice Penfornis, Hadi Valadi et al.
Stem Cells International, 2016

Properness of binary linear error-detecting codes in terms of basic parameters
Rossitza Dodunekova, Evgenia Nikolova
Proc. 4th Inter. Workshop on Optimal Codes and Related topics, 2005, Pamporovo, Bulgarian, 2005

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2019

Linkage between endosomal escape of LNP-mRNA and loading into EVs for transport to other cells
Maugeri Marco, Muhammad Nawaz, Alexandros Papadimitriou, Annelie Angerfors, Alessandro Camponeschi et al.
Nature Communications, Journal article 2019
Journal article

2018

Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles
M. I. Ramirez, M. G. Amorim, C. Gadelha, I. Milic, J. A. Welsh et al.
Nanoscale, Journal article 2018
Journal article

2017

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