Dr. Laraib Liaquat
Category: December 12, 2022
Campus Bahria University Medical & Dental College, karachi

Department Medical Lab Technology
Designation Assistant Professor
Name Dr. Laraib Liaquat
Email Laraib.bumdc@bahria.edu.pk
Phone (Office Ext) 021-35319491-9-1143
Research Area Biochemistry, Neuropharmacology, Neurochemistry
Number of publication 26
Degree Passing Year Majors University
PhD 2019 Biochemistry University of Karachi
BS 2011 Biochemistry University of Karachi
HSC 2007 Pre-Medical Karachi
Designation From To Organization
Assistant Professor March 2022 Till to date Bahria University Health Sciences Campus Karachi
HEC IPFP Fellow Nov-2020 Dec 2021 Bahria University Health Sciences Campus Karachi
Junior Instructor Sep-2021 Oct 2021 Higher Education Commission
Assistant Mentor Sep 2020
April 2021
Oct 2020

June 2021

Higher Education Commission
Teaching Assistant Jan 2015 June 2016 University of Karachi
Sno. Author (s)
1. Zehra Batool, Laraib Liaquat, Tuba Sharf Batool, Rida Nisar and Saida Haider, Aluminum and other Metals Exposure Cause Neurological Disorders: Evidence from Clinical/ human Studies Biochemical Mechanisms of Aluminium, 2021, 95-144, Bentham Science.
2. Laraib Liaquat, Zehra Batool, and Saida Haider, Developmental Toxicity of Aluminum and other Metals: Areas Unexplored Biochemical Mechanisms of Aluminium, 2021, 145-175, Bentham Science.
3. Saida Haider, Sidrah Shahzad, Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, Laraib Liaquat, Saiqa Tabassum, Tahira Pervee. Spirulina platensis reduces the schizophrenic-like symptoms in rat model by restoring altered APO-E and RTN-4 protein expression in prefrontal cortex. Life Sci. 2021 Jul 15;277:119417.
4. Syeda Madiha, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Sidrah Shahzad, Fizza Naqvi, Sadia Saleem, Sarwat Yousuf, Amber Nawaz, Saara Ahmad, Irfan Sajid, Asia Afzal, Saida Haider Quercetin exhibits potent antioxidant activity against Parkinson’s-like symptoms induced by rotenone toxicity in rats and restores motor and non-motor deficits Plos one 2021.
5. Afzal, Asia, Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, Laraib Liaquat, Sidrah Shahzad, Saiqa Tabassum, Saara Ahmad, Noor Kamil, Tahira Perveen, and Saida Haider. “Therapeutic Potential of Curcumin in Reversing the Depression and Associated Pseudodementia via Modulating Stress Hormone, Hippocampal Neurotransmitters, and BDNF Levels in Rats.” Neurochemical Research (2021): 1-13.
6. Saida Haider, Irfan Sajid, Zehra Batool, Syeda Madiha, Sadia Sadir, Noor Kamil, Laraib Liaquat, Saara Ahmad, Saiqa Tabassum, Saima Khaliq. Supplementation of taurine insulates against oxidative stress, confers neuroprotection and attenuates memory impairment in noise stress exposed male Wistar rats. Neurochemical Research, 45(11), pp.2762-2774.
7. Sahar Rafiq, Zehra Batool, Laraib Liaquat, Saida Haider. Blockade of muscarinic receptors impairs reconsolidation of older fear memory by decreasing cholinergic neurotransmission: A study in rat model of PTSD. Life Sciences, (2020) 118014.
8. Saida Haider, Laraib Liaquat, Saara Ahmad, Zehra Batool , Rafat Ali Siddiqui, Saiqa Tabassum, Sidrah Shahzad, Sahar Rafiq, Narjis Naz. Naringenin protects AlCl3/D-galactose induced neurotoxicity in rat model of AD via attenuation of acetylcholinesterase levels and inhibition of oxidative stress. PLOS ONE (2020) 15(1): e0227631.
9. Saara Ahmad, Iftikhar Ahmed, Saida Haider, Zehra Batool, Laraib Liaquat, Fatima Ahmed, Asra Khan, Tahira Perveen, Mirza Jawad-ul-hasnain, SaimaKhaliq, Saad Bilal Ahmed. “Effects of Feed Additives on Chicken Growth and Their Residues in Meat Instigating Deleterious Consequences on the Liver Health of Consumers – A Prospective Human Study”. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 2020;52(3):909-916.
10. Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Sidrah Shahzad, Saida Haider. Acute aluminum chloride toxicity revisited: Study on DNA damage and histopathological, biochemical and neurochemical alterations in rat brain. Life Science (2019) 217, 202-211.
11. Sadia Sadir, Saiqa Tabassum, Shaista Emad, Laraib Liaquat, Zehra Batool, Syeda Madiha, Sidrah Shahzad, Irfan Sajid, Saida Haider. Neurobehavioral and biochemical effects of magnesium chloride (MgCl2), magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) and magnesium-L-threonate (MgT) supplementation in rats: A dose dependent comparative study. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences (2019) 32, 277-283.
12. Fizza Naqvi, Sadia Saleem, Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, Saiqa Tabassum, Saara  Ahmad, Laraib Liaquat, Saida Haider. Curcumin lessens unpredictable chronic   mild stress-induced depression and memory deficits by modulating oxidative  stress and cholinergic activity. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences     (2019) 32 4, 1893-1900
13. Laraib Liaquat, Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, Sahar Rafiq, Sidrah Shahzad, Tahira Perveen, Saida Haider. Naringenin-induced enhanced antioxidant defense system meliorates cholinergic neurotransmission and consolidates memory in male rats. Life Science 2018 (194) 213-223.
14. Sahar Rafiq, Sarah Ahmad, Fatima Ahmed, Zehra Batool, Saad Bilal Ahmed, Sadia Saleem, Fizza Naqvi, Laraib Liaquat, Asia Afzal, Saida Haider. Anticholinergic drug atropine diminishes newly formed fear memory in male rats. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 31 (2018) 1075-1079.
15. Syeda Madiha, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Tahira Perveen, Saida Haider.  Therapeutic Effects of Curcuma longa against Rotenone-Induced Gross Motor Skill Deficits in Rats. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 50 (2018) 1245-1256.
16. Asia Afzal, Saara Ahmad, Faiza Agha, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Laraib Liaquat, Sadir Sadir, Amber Nawaz, Saida Haider. Administration of 5-HT-1B agonist ameliorates pseudodementia induced by depression in rats. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 39 (2018) 2179-2184.
17. Sidrah Shahzad, Saara Ahmad, Syeda Madiha, Saima Khaliq, Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Sahar Rafiq, Saiqa Tabassum, Zehra Batool and Saida Haider Dizocilpine induced psychosis-like behavior in rats: A possible animal model with full spectrum of schizophrenia. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 30 (2017) 2423-2427.
18. Irfan Sajid, Saara Ahmad, Shaista Emad, Zehra Batool, Saima Khaliq, Zehra Batool, Saima Khaliq, Lubna Anis, Saiqa Tabassum, Syeda Madiha, Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Tahira Perveen and Saida Haider Enhanced physical endurance and improved memory performance following taurine administration in rats. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 30 (2017)1957-1963.
19. Laraib Liaquat, Saara Ahmad, Sadia Sadir, Zehra Batool, Saima Khaliq, Saiqa Tabassum, Shaista Emad, Syeda Madiha, Sidrah Shahzad and Saida Haider Development of AD like symptoms following co-administration of AlCl3 and D-gal in rats: A neurochemical, biochemical and behavioural study. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 30 (2) 2017 647-653.
20. Zehra Batool, Faiza Agha, Saara Ahmad, Laraib Liaquat, Saiqa Tabassum, Saima Khaliq, Lubna Anis, Irfan Sajid, Shaista Emad, Tahira Perveen and Saida Haider Attenuation of cadmium-induced decline in spatial, habituation and recognition memory by long-term administration of almond and walnut supplementation: Role of cholinergic function. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 30(1) 2017 273-279.
21. Syeda Madiha, Saiqa Tabassum , Zehra Batool, Laraib Liaquat, Sadia Sadir, Sidrah Shahzad, Tahira Perveen and Saida Haider Assessment of gait dynamics in rotenone-induced rat model of Parkinson’s Disease by foot print method. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PJPS) 2017 30 (3).
22. Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, Laraib Liaquat, Saiqa Tabassum, Syeda Madiha, Sehar Rafiq, Summaya Tariq, Sadia Saleem, Fizza Naqvi, Tahira Perveen,SaidaHaider.Repeated administration of almonds increases brain acetylcholine levels and enhances memory function inhealthy rats while attenuates memory deficits in animal model of amnesia.Brain Research Bulletin. (Elsevier) 2016 5 (120) 63-74
23. Laraib Liaquat, Saida Haider, Zehra Batool, Amna Suleman, Nousheen Gul, Shumaila Jabbar. Memory Enhancement and Reduction in Lipid Peroxidation by Dietary Antioxidants in Brain. Pakistan Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2016 49 (3) 53-59.
24. Saida Haider, Fizza Naqvi, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Sadia Sadir, Laraib Liaquat, Faizan Naqvi, Nudrat Anwer Zuberi, Hina Shakeel, Tahira Perveen. Pretreatment with curcumin attenuates anxiety while strengthens memory performance after one short stress experience in male rats Brain Research Bulletin (2015) 115:1-8.
25. Saida Haider, Laraib Liaquat , Sidrah Shahzad, Sadia Sadir, Syeda Madiha, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum Sadia Saleem, Fizza Naqvi, Tahira Perveen. A high dose of short term exogenous D-galactose administration in young male rats produces symptoms simulating the natural aging process Life Science. 2015.
Sno. Author (s)
1. Project Title: Evaluation of bone loss in male smokers by genetic analysis of oxidative and biochemical bone markers
• Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan
• Funding: 1 million
• Role: Principal Investigator
2. Project Title: Flavonoids And Curcuminoids As A Protective Line Of Defence Against Aluminium And D-Galactose Induced Neurodegeneration (NRPU-4480)
• Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan
• Funding: 7.613million
• Role: Research Assistant