Prof Dr Anila Jaleel

Prof Dr Anila Jaleel is Head of the Department Biochemistry and Assistant Dean at NUR International University. She graduated from Dow Medical College, did M.Phil from BMSI JPMC, Karachi and received Ph.D in Biochemistry from Ziauddin University in 2002. She did MBA in Marketing in 2000 and is currently enrolled in MHPE program at UHS

She is HEC Approved Supervisor in Biological Sciences and member integrated curriculum committee at HEC&PM&DC. She was appointed as inspector from PM&DC for inspection of several postgraduate and undergraduate institutions.  She has worked as Associate Dean Basic Health Sciences and HOD Biochemistry at Ziauddin University. She also worked as Director Medical education at CMH Lahore Medical and Dental College Lahore. She has more than 55 publications in international and national peer reviewed impact factor journals. She has supervised one Ph.D. and five M.Phil thesis. She has fetched nine grants from international and national funding agencies.


Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Ziauddin University in 2002. 

M.Phil from BMSI JPMC, Karachi 

MBA in Marketing in 2000

MHPE program at UHS (Currently Enrolled)

Research Experience

  • Supervised one Ph.D. and Five M.Phil candidates –to date
  • More than 55 publications in international and national peer reviewed impact factor journals
  • Fetched nine grants from international and national funding agencies
  • Presented at international and national conferences and seminars
  • Shah S., Andrades M., Basir F, Jaleel A,,Azam I, Islam M et al. Has the inclusion of a longitudinally integrated communication skills program improved consultation skills in medical students? A pilot study. J Family Med Prim Care 2016;5:45-50.
  • Syed Zaryab Ahmad, Anila Jaleel, kamran Hameed—- Serum Vitamin D Concentration In  Asthmatic Children   its association with recovery time from asthma,  British Journal of  medicine and medicinal research,2015;10(6): 1-10
  • Anila Jaleel, Bilal Aheed, Shahila Jaleel  et al. Association  of Adipokines with obesity in  children and adolescents.  Biomarkers Medicine 2013;7(5):731-735 (I.F 2.63)
  • Imran A Siddiqui,  Anila Jaleel, Hanan M F Al Kadri, Sufyan Akram, Waleed Tamimi. Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Women with Preeclampsia. Biomarkers Medicine, 2013;7(2): 229-2341-6 (I.F 2.63) DOI 10.2217/bmm.12.109
  • Faisal Yaseen, Anila Jaleel et al Circulating levels of resistin, IL6 and lipid profile in elderly heart disease patients with and without diabetes.  Biomarkers  Medicine,  2012 Feb;6(1):97-102  (I.F 2.63) doi: 10.2217/bmm.11.104
  • Imran I Siddiqi, Anila Jaleel Hanan M.F Al Kadri. Iron Parameters in preeclamptic women. Arch Gynecol Obstet, 2011 ; 284(3):587-91.(IF : 1.27) doi: 10.1007/s00404-010-1728-221007/s00404-010
  • Anila Jaleel Saima Aqil Farhan Jaleel et al.Adiocytokines in subjects with and      without cerebrovascular disease. Acta Neurologica,2010;110:234-238 ( IF:0.33) PMID:21114131
  • Imran I Siddiqi, Anila Jaleel et al. Role of Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia Arch Gynecol Obstet (2010) 282:469–474 ( IF:1.27)-online available DOI 10.1007/s00404-010-1538-6
  • Anila Jaleel Saima Aqil Farhan Jaleel et al.Adiponectin and Infarction size in subjects with and   without   cerebrovascular disease.  Neurosciences 2009;14 (3):
  • Saima Aqil Anila Jaleel  Farhan Jaleel and Fasia Baseer .  Comparison of adiponectin in ischemic heart disease versus ischemic stroke in diabetic patients. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2008; 3 (5): 759-762
  • Farhan Jaleel, Anila Jaleel Rehan Majeed and Ejaz Alam Leptin and Blood Lipid Levels in Smokers and     Ex Smokers. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2007; 2 (4): 348-352
  • Ghulam Ali Memon, Javed Aftab, Qudsia Hassan, Anila Jaleel.  In –Hospital Complications after Coronary Stenting. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2007; 2 (5): 447-450
  • Farhan Jaleel, Anila Jaleel  Jawaid  Aftab and M Ataur Rahman. Relationship of  adiponectin,blood  lipids and glycemic control in postmenopausal diabetic women with and without complication of ischemic heart disease (IHD). Clin Chim Acta 2006: 370; 76-81 (IF: 2.66), PMID:16516182
  • Farhan Jaleel Anila Jaleel  Jawaid  Aftab and M Ataur Rahman.  Leptin and blood lipids in postmenopausal diabetic women with and without complication of ischemic heart disease. Medical Science Monitor,2006 ; 12(9): CR382-386 (IF:
  •  PMID:16940932
  •  Siddiqui IA, M Ataur Rahman and Jaleel A Efficacy of weekly iron supplementation           in school children with low iron status.  Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2004; 50 (No 5):276-78 (IF: 1.38)
  • Jaleel A and M Ataur Rahman,.Daily iron supplementation versus intermittent dose Saudi Medical Journal, 2004 Vol 25 (8): 1124-25 (IF: 0.52)
  • M Ataur Rahman, Jaleel A, and RA Khan.Nonheme iron absorption in a typical diet consumed in Pakistan extrinsically labeled with iron Fe 59 . Clin Chem Lab Med, 2002; 40:Special Supplement, pp S1-S352 T-AN –059  (ISSN no:1434-6621) (I.F 2.05)
  • Jaleel A , M Ataur Rahman and Nighat Huda.Problem based learning in Biochemistry: Ziauddin Medical University experience.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education Journal , 2001; 29: 80-84 (IF: 0.84)
  • Anila Jaleel, Imran Akhtar Siddiqi and M Ataur Rahman.                                                           Effective iron supplementation strategy in children and adults. In; Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. Official Journal of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies. 17th International Congress of Nutrition, Vienna, Austria, 2001; August 27- 31: 1.03.012.
  • A Jaleel and M. Ataur RahmanProblem based Learning in Biochemistry at Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan. Proceedings of 3rd National conference on Medical Education, Dhaka, 2000


  • Syed zaryab ahmad, Anila Jaleel, Kamran Hameed et al. Does vitamin D deficiency contribute to the severity of asthma in children and adults. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2015;27(2):458-63
  • Rehan Majeed, Anila Jaleel, Riffet Khursheed et al., Variation of  Vitamin D levels in healthy population  of Islamabad.  Isra Medical Journal, 2014 ;6 (3):121-3
  • Anila Jaleel. Peer Assisted Learning: A need of research in medical schools Pakistan Journal of Medicine and Dentistry,2014;vol 3 (03):1-2
  • Qudsia Hassan, Anila Jaleel, Zahid basher et al., Amino Acid racemizationin human dentine as an estimator of chronological age-A study in Karachi Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Medicine and Dentistry,2014;vol 3 (01):3-11
  • Anila Jaleel , Bilal Aheed et al–.Circulating levels of adipokines and TNF @ in subjects with and without diabetes Mellitus Type 1 – JDUHS,2013;7(1): 10-14
  • Noreen Jaffri and Anila Jaleel Stress levels in Medical Students JCPSP,2012 ;22(6):416 (IF: 0.7)1022-386X
  • Kashif Nisar, Anila Jaleel et al. Visfatin and its relationship with the severity of coronary artery disease in Pakistani population Forum,2012;23 (No3):27-30
  • Noreen Jaffri and Anila Jaleel Perception of Medical Students’   on Structured           Viva Examination in; An Integrated Undergraduate Curriculum At Ziauddin University- JDUHS, 2011,vol 4 :4-7
  • Anila Jaleel and Owais Ismail Comparison of serum adiponectin and IL6 concentrations in nondiabetic and diabetic hypertensive patients who developed cerebral infarct Pakistan J of Pharmacology, 2011; Vol 28 (No 1):1-6
  • Anila Jaleel Saima Aqil Farhan Jaleel et al. Circulating Blood leptin levels in subjects with and without cerebrovascular disease. JCPSP,2010,vol 20 (5)350-51 (IF:0.7) 1022-386X
  • Anila Jaleel. Ageing and Health: Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress,            JCPSP,2008; 8 (Vol 18): 465(IF:0.7)
  • Saima Aqil and Anila Jaleel. Interleukin 6: inflammation and Ischemic   Stroke                       Medical Channel 2007; Vol 13 (No 3): 164-65
  • Jawed Aftab, Anjuman Gul, Farhan Jaleel, Anila Jaleel. Frequency of hot and cold nodules in patients with goiter by thyroid scan. Medical Channel, 2007, Vol 13 (No1): 64-67
  • Farhan Jaleel Anila Jaleel  M Ataur Rahman and Ejaz Alam. Relationship of Adiponectin and Lipid Profile in Obese  Postmenopausal Women. JPMA,2006; Vol56(9): 391-94 ISSN: 00309982
  • Anjuman G Memon, Anila Jaleel and Jawaid Aftab. Pattern of prostatic carcinoma     metastasis in bones detected by bone scan . Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences 2006; Vol 22 No 2  :78-81
  • Farhan Jaleel Anila Jaleel and M Ataur Rahman.Adiponectin ! obesity and coronary artery disease. Medical Channel, 2006; 12  :37-39
  • Anila Jaleel .Are Adipocytes Passive depot of energy or has                                         c       any role in energy balance?  JPMA, 2005;55 No12: 524-5 ISSN: 00309982
  • Anjuman G Memon M Ataur Rahman and Anila Jaleel changes in glycosylated proteins in type-2 diabetic patients  with and without complications . JAMC 2005;17(3): 34-38
  • Abdul Rahman, Jawaid Aftab, Rehan Majeed and Anila Jaleel Pattern of Perfusion defects seen in Ischemic Heart disease patients on TC 99m scanning”, JAMC 2005; 17(3): 51-54
  • Anjuman G Memon, Anila Jaleel and Jawaid Aftab Frequency  of metastasis of breast carcinoma in bone  detected by bone scans using Tc99m imaging technique. Medical Channel, 2005; 11 No 3: 7-11
  • A Jaleel and M Ataur Rahman and RA Khan Absorption of  Nonheme iron  in  typical and standard meals using extrinsically labeled with iron Fe 59JPMA,2004; 54(No5): 244-248 ISSN: 00309982
  • Javed Aziz , IA Siddiqi and Anila Jaleel Anemia in Pregnancy: Relationship with parity and low birth weight of newborn Medical Channel, 2004; Vol 10No 4: 23-25
  • Akhtar I, Jaleel A, AtaurRahman M. Preventive strategy to control iron deficiency anemia in children and adults. J P M A 2003, 53 No 4: 131-133 ISSN: 00309982
  • Jaleel A, Siddiqui IA and M Ataur Rahman Do we need daily iron supplementation? Comments and controversies. JPMA, 2003; 53 No 4: 162-164 ISSN: 00309982
  • Rehan Majeed, Anila Jaleel and Abdul Baseer Tropnin T; An early marker of myocardial injury.     Spectrum, 2003; 24 No 4:13-15
  • Majeed R, Jaleel A , Akhtar I S, Pervaiz S and Baseer A. Comparison of   TroponinT and enzyme levels in patients of acute myocardial infarction and skeletal    muscle injury.  Ayub Medical Journal, 2002; 4.4:5-8
  • Jaleel A         Peventive strategy to control iron deficiency.Published in Pulse (Doctors Publication) May 01, 2002.
  • Jaleel A and Baig S Virus through gene therapy.J.P.M.A.2000;                                           50(1):2- 3 ISSN: 00309982
  • Jaleel A and Baig  Classification and diagnosis of DiabetesMellitus: A recent  proposal-  J.P.M.A.1999 ;47: 202 ISSN: 00309982
  • Jaleel A, Shams I, Akhtar I and Baseer A Serum Uric Acid . The predictor of HELLP syndrome.J.C.P.S.P.1999.vol 9(7); 302-303 (I.F 0.7) 1022-386X
  • Jaleel A  and Baseer  A.     Biochemical Parameters for detection of                                               hemolysis  in PIH women: J.C.P.S.P 1999.vol; 9(1):143-5(IF:0.7)
  • Jaleel A and Baseer  A.      Gamma Glutamyl transferase activity (GGT)in
  • Pregnancy Induced Hypertensive women Specialist, 1997.Volume;14: 67-71
  • Jaleel A and Baseer A.       Thrombocytopenia in preeclampsia. An  earlier indicator of “HELLP” syndrome. J P M A, 1997; 47: 230-32 ISSN: 00309982

Published in Newspaper

  • Kitchri: A new strategy to prevent iron deficiency. Published in Jang (Newspaper-Karachi) June 20, 2002
  • First Ph.D from Ziauddin Medical University and details of research work done. Published in Daily News (Newspaper- Karachi), March 20, 2002
  • Interview published on  iron supplementation, March 17,2002, Financial Post