Dr. Yasir Waheed holds PhD degree in Virology. He has experience of working on different viruses including Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis E virus, Polio virus, SEN virus, TT virus, HIV/AIDS, Ebola and Tuberculosis. His current research interest is Challenges involved in achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in Pakistan. Dr. Yasir Published extensive research on different aspects of Hepatitis in Pakistan including epidemiology of Hepatitis in general and high risk groups, awareness & screening of Hepatitis in different groups, risk factors linked with Hepatitis transmission, drugs response in Hepatitis patients, sequencing & phylogenetic analysis of Hepatitis genes from Pakistan population and challenges in Hepatitis eradication.
Dr. Yasir has over 35 international publications in International Journals including Lancet Infectious Diseases, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Infection-Genetics & Evolution, Journal of Clinical Virology, Virology Journal, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatitis Monthly, Molecular Medicine Reports and Chinese Medical Journal. His publications got over 400 citations. In 2012, Dr. Yasir was included in the list of productive scientist of Pakistan.
Dr. Yasir also has experience of working as reviewer with different Journals including Bulletin of W.H.O., Viral Immunology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, BMC Public Health, Hepatitis Monthly, Virology Journal etc.