Fridoon Jawad Ahmad
Prof. Fridoon Jawad Ahmad

HEC Foreign Faculty

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan





2001 Post Graduate Training, State Laboratory of Hygiene

1998 Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin-Madison

1991 B.S., The University of Wisconsin-Madison

Publications (Selected)

  1. Mohsin Khan, Sobia Manzoor, Sadia Mohsin, Shaheen N. Khan, Fridoon Jawad Ahmad. 2009. In vitro murine model for Bone marrow stem cells mobilization into infarcted myocardium. Cell Biology International 33: 650-657.
  2. Ahmad, F.J., He, Y., Myers, K.A., Hasaka ,T.P., Francis, F., Black, M.M., Baas, P.W. 2006. Effects of Dynactin Disruption and Dynein Depletion on Axonal Microtubules. Traffic 7(5): 524-37.
  3. Baas, P.W., F. J. Ahmad. 2001. Force generation by cytoskeletal motor proteins as a regulator of axonal elongation and retraction. Trends in Cell Biology 11: 244-249.
  4. Ahmad, F.J., J. Hughey, T. Wittmann, A. Hyman, M. Greaser, and P.W. Baas. 2000. Motor proteins regulate force interactions between microtubules and microfilaments in the axon. Nature Cell Biology 2: 276-280.
  5. Ahmad. F.J, W. Yu, F.J. McNally, and P.W. Baas. 1999. An essential role for katanin in severing microtubules in the neuron. J. Cell Biol. 145: 305-315.
  6. Bersu, E.T., F.J. Ahmad, M.J. Schwei, and P.W. Baas. 1998. Cytoplasmic abnormalities in cultured cerebellar neurons from the trisomy 16 mouse. Dev. Brain. Res. 109: 115-120.
  7. Ahmad, F.J., C.J. Echeverri, R.B. Vallee, and P.W. Baas. 1998. Cytoplasmic dynein and dynactin are required for microtubule transport into the axon. J. Cell Biol. 140: 391-402.
  8. Ahmad, F.J., and P.W. Baas. 1995. Microtubule released from the neuronal centrosome are transported into the axon. J. Cell Sci. 108: 2761-2769.
  9. Lustig, R.H., P. Hua, W. Yu, F.J. Ahmad, and P.W. Baas. 1994. An in vitro model for the effects of estrogen on neurons employing estrogen receptor-transfected PC12 cells. J. Neurosci. 14: 3945-3957.
  10. Yu, W., F.J. Ahmad, and P.W. Baas. 1994. Microtubule fragmentation and partitioning in the axon during collateral branch formation. J. Neurosci. 14: 5872-5884.
  11. Ahmad, F.J., H.C. Joshi, V.E. Centonze, and P.W. Baas. 1994. Inhibition of microtubule nucleation at the neuronal centrosome compromises axon growth. Neuron 12: 271-280.
  12. Yu, W., V.E. Centonze, F.J. Ahmad, and P.W. Baas. 1993. Microtubule nucleation and release from the neuronal centrosome. J. Cell Biol. 122: 349-359.
  13. Baas, P.W., T.P. Pienkowski, K.A. Cimbalnik, K. Toyama, S. Bakalis, F.J. Ahmad, and K.S. Kosik. 1994. Tau confers drug-stability but not cold-stability to microtubules in living cells. J. Cell Sci. 107: 135-143.
  14. Baas, P.W., and F.J. Ahmad. 1993. The transport properties of axonal microtubules establish their polarity orientation. J. Cell Biol. 120: 1427-1437.
  15. Ahmad, F.J., T.P. Pienkowski, and P.W. Baas. 1993. Regional differences in microtubule dynamics in the axon. J. Neurosci. 13: 856-866.
  16. Baas, P.W., F.J. Ahmad, T.P. Pienkowski, A. Brown, and M.M. Black. 1993. Sites of microtubule stabilization for the axon. J. Neurosci. 13: 2177-2185.
  17. Baas, P.W., and F.J. Ahmad. 1992. The plus ends of stable microtubules are the exclusive microtubule nucleating structures in the axon. J. Cell Biol. 116: 1231-1241.