Peer Reviewed Publications

Sustainable Development Goals

1. Yasir Waheed*. Transition from millennium development goals to sustainable development goals and hepatitis. Pathogen and Global Health (2015) 109(8):353. (Country UK). Pubmed

Challenges in Hepatitis Eradication

2. Yasir Waheed*. Hepatitis C eradication: A Long way to go. World Journal of Gastroenterology (2015). 21 (43), 12510-12512. (Country USA)Pubmed

Hepatitis Epidemiology in Pakistan

3. Yasir Waheed*, Talha Shafi, Sher Zaman Safi, Ishtiaq Qadri. Hepatitis C virus in Pakistan: A systematic review of prevalence, genotypes and risk factors. World J Gastroenterology, (2009): 15(45): 5647-5653 (Country USA). Pubmed

4. Yasir Waheed*, Talha Bin Rahat, Sher Zaman Safi, Ishtiaq Qadri. Epidemiological pattern and risk factors associated with Hepatitis B virus in Pakistani population. Asian Biomedicine, (2010), 4 (4), 547-554 (Country Thailand). Scholar

Barbers role in Hepatitis transmission

5. Yasir Waheed*, Sher Zaman Safi, Ishtiaq Qadri. Role of Potash Alum in Hepatitis C virus transmission at Barber’s shop. Virology Journal (2011), 8 (1): 211 (Country UK). Pubmed

6. Yasir Waheed*, Umar Saeed, Sher Zaman Safi, Waqas Nasir Chaudhry, Ishtiaq Qadri. Awareness and factors associated with barbers in transmission of Hepatitis B and C from Pakistani population: Barber’s role in viral transmission. Asian Biomedicine, (2010), 4 (3), 435-442 (Country Thailand). Scholar

Hepatitis in Thalassemia patients

7. Umar Saeed, Yasir Waheed* , Usman Waheed, Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Sadia Anjum. Estimation of Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus and different clinical parameters in Thalaseemic population of capital twin cities of Pakistan. Virology: Research & Treatment (2015); 6:11 (Country New Zealand). Pubmed

Hepatitis in Blood Donors

8. Hassan Abbas Zaheer , Umar Saeed, Yasir Waheed, Saeed Karimi, Usman Waheed. Prevalence and trends of Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus and Human Immunodeficiency viruses in blood donors in Islamabad, Pakistan 2005-2013. J Blood Disorders Tranf. (2014) 5, 217: 3. (Country USA).  Scholar

9. Sher Zaman Safi, Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Yasir Waheed, Umar Javed, Kaneez Fatima, Yousaf Parvez, Ishtiaq Qadri. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency viruses in blood donors of North-Western Pakistan. Asian Biomedicine, (2011), 5 (3): 389-92 (Country Thailand). Scholar

Hepatitis Genotypes

10. Hafsa Aziz, Abida Raza, Shahnaz Murtaza, Yasir Waheed, Ali Khalid, Javed Irfan, Zahoor Samra, Muhammad Amin Athar. Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus genotypes in different geographical regions of Punjab province in Pakistan and a phylogenetic analysis. International journal of Infectious Diseases, (2012), 17 (4) : e247-53 (Country Denmark). Pubmed

11. Sher Zaman Safi, Yasir Waheed, Joharia Sadat, Solat ul Islam, Sadia Salahuddin, Umar Saeed, Muhammad Ashraf. Molecular study of HCV Detection, Genotypes and their routes of transmission in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Asia pacific j trop biomed, (2012), 2(7): 532-36. (Country China). Pubmed

12. Sher Zaman safi, Yasmeen Badshah, Yasir Waheed, Kaneez Fatima, Sadia Tahir, Alamgir shinwari, Ishtiaq Qadri. Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus genotypes, hepatic steatosis and their correlation with clinical and virological factors in Pakistan. Asian Biomedicine, (2010), 4 (2), 253-262 (Country Thailand). Scholar

Molecular biology of Hepatitis

13. Yasir Waheed*, Attya Bhatti, Sadia Anjum, Muhammad Ashraf. Sequence comparison and phylogenetic analysis of Hepatitis C virus genotype 3 Polymerase. Molecular Medicine Reports (2014) 9 (4): 1266-70 (Country UK).  Pubmed

 14. Sadia Anjum, Sidra Ali, Tahir Ahmad, Sohail Afzal, Yasir Waheed, Talha Shafi, Muhammad ashraf, Saadia Andleeb. Sequence and Structural analysis of 3’Untranslated region of Hepatitis C virus, genotype 3a, from Pakistani Isolates. Hepatitis Monthly, (2013) 13 (5):e8390 (Country Iran).  Pubmed

15. Sadia Anjum, Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Tahir Ahmad, Baber Aslam, Yasir Waheed, Talha Shafi, Ishtiaq Qadri. Mutations in the STAT-1 interacting domain of hepatitis C virus core protein modulate the response to antiviral therapy. Molecular Medicine Reports. (2013) 8(2):487-92 (Country UK).  Pubmed

16. Yasir Waheed*, Umar Saeed, Sadia Tahir, Muhammad Sohail, Afzal, Muhammad Ashraf. Development of global consensus sequence and analysis of highly conserved domains of HCV NS5B protein. Hepatitis Monthly, (2012) 12 (8): e6142. DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.6142 (Country Iran). Pubmed

17. Muhammad Imran, Yasir Waheed, Sobia Manzoor, Muhammad Bilal, Waseem Ashraf,       Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Ashraf. Interaction of Hepatitis C virus proteins with Pattern Recognition Receptors. Virology Journal (2012). 9 (1); 126 (Country UK). Pubmed

18. Umar Saeed, Yasir Waheed, Muhammad Ashraf. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C viruses: A review of viral genomes, viral induces immune responses, genotypic distribution and worldwide epidemiology. Asia Pacific J Trop Dis (2014): 4 (2); 88-94. (Country China). Scholar

19. Yasir Waheed*, Sadia Tahir, Tahir Ahmad, Ishtiaq Qadri. Sequence comparison and phylogenetic analysis of core gene of Hepatitis C virus from Pakistani population. AJB, (2010) 9(29): 4561-7. (Country Kenya). Scholar

20. Ayesha Naeem, Yasir Waheed*. Sequence analysis of hepatitis C virus NS3-4a serine protease and prediction of conserved B & T cell Epitopes.

Drugs response on Hepatitis Patients

21.  Yasir Waheed*. Effect of Interferon plus ribavirin therapy on Hepatitis C virus genotype 3 patients from Pakistan: Treatment response, side effects and future prospective. Asia Pacific J Trop Med (2015) Feb 85-89. (Country China).  Pubmed

22. Yasir Waheed*. Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir: Interferon free therapy for HCV genotype 1 infection. World Journal of Virology. 2015 4(1): 33-35. (Country USA).  Pubmed

23. Yasir Waheed*, Attya Bhatti, Muhammad Ashraf. RNA Dependent RNA Polymerase of HCV: A potential target for the development of antiviral drugs. Infection, Genetics & Evolution. (2013) 14: 247-57 (Country USA). Pubmed

24. Hafsa Aziz, Abida Raza, Yasir Waheed, Uzma Gill, Muzaffer Latif Gill. Analysis of variables and interactions among variables associated with a sustained virological response to pegylated interferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin in hepatitis C virus genotype 3 infected patients. International J Infect Diseases (2012). 16 (8); 597-602 (Country Denmark)Pubmed

25. Hafsa Aziz, Muzaffar Latif Gil, Yasir Waheed,Uzama Adeeb, Abida Raza, Iram Bilal, Muhammad Amin Athar. Evaluation of prognostic factors for PEG-Interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin treatment on HCV infected patients in Pakistan. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, (2011). 11 (3), 640-5 (Country USA). Pubmed

26. Hafsa Aziz, Muhammad Amin Athar, Shahnaz Murtaza, Javaid Irfan Yasir Waheed, Iram Bilal, Abida Raza. Predictors of response to antiviral therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus from Pakistani population. Chinese Med Journal, (2011). 124 (9): 1333-7 (Country China). Pubmed

Hepatitis E in sewerage water

27. Tahir Ahmad, Yasir Waheed, Sadia Tahir, Sher Zaman Safi, Kaneez Fatima, Sohail Afzal, Zia R Farooqi, Ishtiaq Qadri. Frequency of HEV contamination in sewerage waters in Pakistan. Journal of Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries, (2010), 4 (12): 842-845 (Country Italy). Pubmed

TT Virus coinfection in Hepatitis Patients

28. Tabinda Hussain, Sobia Manzor, Yasir Waheed, Huma Tariq, Khusbakht Hanif. Phylogenetic analysis of Torque Teno virus genome from Pakistani isolates and Incidence of co-infection among HBV/HCV infected patients. Virology Journal, (2012). 9 (1): 320 (Country UK).  Pubmed

Ebola Virus

29. Yasir Waheed*. Ebola in West Africa: An International Medical Emergency. Asia Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014 4(9): 673-74. (Country China).  Scholar  

30. Gohar Ayub, Yasir Waheed*. Sequence analysis of L protein of Ebola 2014 outbreak: Insight into conserved regions and mutations. Molecular Medicine Reports (2015) In press (Country UK).

31.Gohar Ayub, Yasir Waheed*. Prediction and conservancy analysis of Promiscuous T-Cell binding epitopes of Ebola virus L protein: an in silico approach.

Tuberculosis

32. Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Sadia Anjum, Amna Salman, Sajjad Ashraf, Zia ur Rehman Farooqi, Tahir Ahmed, Yasir Waheed, Ishtiaq Qadri. Interleukin-10 gene promoter polymorphism as a potential host susceptibility factor in Pakistan with pulmonary Tuberculosis. AJB. (2011). 10 (66); 14706-10. (Country Kenya).  Scholar

Polio Virus

33. Fatima Riaz, Yasir Waheed*. Islam and Polio. Lancet Infectious Diseases (2014) Sep; 14(9) 791-2. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70856-4. (Country UK). Pubmed

 

HIV/AIDS

34. Umar Saeed, Yasir Waheed, Sobia Manzoor, Muhammad Ashraf. Identification of novel silent HIV propagation routes in Pakistan. World J Virology. (2013) August 12; 2(3): 136-138. (Country USA).  Scholar

 35. Usman Waheed, Khizer Hayat, Bashir Ahmed, Yasir Waheed, Hassan Abbas Zaheer. Evaluation of HIV/AIDS diagnostics kits and formulation of a testing strategy for Pakistan. Journal of Clinical Virology. (2013) 56 (4) : 367-9 (Country USA). Pubmed