Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.
Renal insufficiency in Fabry disease patients may lead to cellular events that result in cardiovascular disease, a study shows. The study, “Serum Biomarkers of Endothelial Dysfunction in Fabry Associated ... Read more
Women with Fabry disease can suffer from significant disease that affects several organs, and should be closely monitored for possibly starting enzyme replacement therapy, recent research shows. The study, ... Read more
Changes in gene expression in the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain responsible for attention and decision-making, may account for some of the cognitive symptoms and amplified pain ... Read more
A newborn screening study led to Japanese researchers discovering another mutation that may cause Fabry disease. The study, “A new mutation found in newborn screening for Fabry disease evaluated ... Read more