Dr. Sadaf Ahmed, Pakistan
Dr. Sadaf Ahmed is a Ph.D. with expertise and interests in Psychophysiology and behavioral neuroscience. Pakistan’s pioneer to introduce Psychophysiology in the various institute and mental health sector, and co-authored Pakistan’s first stress evaluating the tool “Sadaf Stress Scale (SSS)”. She is currently serving as an assistant professor at the Department of Physiology, University. Dr. Ahmed is an active member of recognized societies like International Brain Research Organization, World Women in Neuroscience USA, Canada Pakistan Research & Development Council, The Science Bridge, World Association of Medical Editors, Pakistan Society of Basic and Applied Neuroscience and others. A dedicated research scientist with over 100 research and book publications, author of two book including Pakistan’s first book on psychophysiology.
Dr. Sonia Siddiqui, Pakistan
Sonia Siddiqui completed her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Department of Cell morphology and Molecular neurobiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Her research interest shows vast expertise in working with animal models of neurodegeneration. During her Ph.D. she worked on the Modulation of Retinal Neurite Outgrowth by Glial Derived Extracellular Matrix Proteins: Tenascin-C and Chondroitin Sulphate Proteoglycans. She is currently an Associate Professor at the Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan. Dr. Siddiqui’s research work mainly focuses on neurogenetics & neuroelectrophysiology, gene mutation, neuroprotective capabilities of hippocampal neurons & extracts involved in the treatment of neurological diseases.