Category: Muhammad Zaman

Success on either side

September 9th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

We, in our increasingly high addiction of celebrity gossip, sometimes forget to recognise those who may not be on the cover of our favourite tabloid, but make a far more profound impression on the human frontier of knowledge. Through their dogged pursuit of knowledge and unending curiosity, they change the way we understand the universe unfold its many mysteries…

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Two-fold loss

September 5th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

A few months before the 2013 general elections, a political party, with little history of election campaigning and still defining its political image and vision, created history. The said party came up with, and published an educational manifesto

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Global Responsibility for a Global Organization

August 19th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

EMBS is the world’s largest community of biomedical engineers or, more appropriately, of researchers interested in biomedical engineering problems…

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Muhammad Zaman wins grant for PharmChk

August 5th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Twitter 0 comments

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A Prescription for When the Cure Is Worse than the Illness

July 29th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU 0 comments

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Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

Imagine rummaging through your medicine cabinet for a vital prescription. Once found, you pop the lid and tap out a few pills into your palm. If you live in a country that strictly regulates pharmaceutical production and distribution, you assume the pills are safe and take them without a second thought…

Expert quote:

“Our goal is to comprehensively address the limitations of current technologies and provide detailed information on drug quality at all points in the supply chain.”

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Where is the data?

July 14th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

Someone asked me recently, what is the population of Pakistan? 180 million — I said, with some confidence. How did I know that? Well, quite frankly, I didn’t. I guessed it based on the estimates being thrown around. The authenticity of estimates, mind you, by non-governmental organisations, international NGOs and other ‘websites’, is quite dubious…

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Innovating science education: First Pakistani to get Howard Hughes professorship

July 3rd, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

Boston University’s Hamid Zaman and his students have developed a detector for counterfeit and defective drugs flooding poorer countries, among other technologies to improve medical care in the developing world…

Expert quote:

“My goal is to use the professorship to increase awareness about complex health challenges in developing countries, including Pakistan, and develop stronger academic ties between students. Collectively, I hope, we will be able to address high-impact health challenges of the developing countries, through innovation, context awareness and a broad-based approach.”

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Health of the IDPs

June 24th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

Whatever the intentions may have been, there is little doubt that Pakistan’s health system and structure has suffered substantially due to the Eighteenth Amendment. With health now managed at the provincial level, and not all provinces having the same capacity or even interest in managing health and health-related challenges, our system is now more vulnerable to fracture and failure…

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Muhammad Zaman to speak about Point of Care & Global Health

June 9th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Twitter 0 comments

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Preparing for the next one

May 13th, 2014 in 2014, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Muhammad Zaman, College of Engineering

The recent debate on the travel ban in response to the ongoing polio crisis has, once again, brought ample confusion and little action to the forefront. The government, for reasons unclear to many, decided to take an aggressive approach. Unfortunately, the aggressive attitude was not against the disease, but against the WHO…

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