Ms. Saba Zahid
Research Associate, IRCBM
Area of Interest: Cell culture, Stem cells, Biocompatibility, Antimicrobial susceptibility, Biomaterials
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  


1. Saba Zahid and Rabail Toor (2012), "Microalbuminuria and Hypertension: Frequency of Microalbuminuria in Non-Diabetic, Hypertensive Patients", edited by: None, published by: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, pp: 100 pages, Standard: 978-3-8484-3469-5  Abstract  (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. Mehvish Saleem, Saba Zahid, Sarah Ghafoor, Hina Khalid, Haffsah Iqbal, Rabia Zeeshan, Sarfraz Ahmad, Anila Asif, Abdul Samad Khan (2020), "Physical, mechanical, and in vitro biological analysis of bioactive fibers-based dental composite", Journal of Applied Polymer Science   
2. Qurat ul Ain Malik, Sundus Iftikhar, Saba Zahid, Sher Zaman Safi, Ather Farooq Khan, Muhammad Nawshad, Sarah Ghafoor, Abdul Samad Khan, AsmaTufail Shah (2020), "Smart injectable self-setting bioceramics for dental applications", Materials Science and Engineering: C, Vol: 113    (External URL)
3. KanwalI lyas, Saba Zahid, Madeeha Batool, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Arshad Jamal, Farasat Iqbal, Mian Hasnain Nawaz, Oliver Goerke, Aleksander Gurlo, Asma Tufail Shah, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2019), "In-vitro investigation of graphene oxide reinforced bioactive glass ceramics composites", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, pp: 122-130, Vol: 505, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.10.047, Impact Factor: 3.531    (External URL)
4. Hira Firzok, Saba Zahid, Saad Asad, Faisal Manzoor, Abdul Samad Khan, Asma Tufail Shah (2019), "Sol-gel derived fluoridated and non-fluoridated bioactive glass ceramics-based dental adhesives: Compositional effect on re-mineralization around orthodontic brackets", Journal of non-crystalline solids, Vol: 521, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2019.119469, Impact Factor: 3.531    (External URL)
5. Asma Tufail Shah, Saba Zahid, Fakhera Ikram, Muhammad Maqbool, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Muhammad Imran Rahim, FranziskaSchmidt, OliverGoerke, Abdul Samad Khan, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2019), "Tri-layered functionally graded membrane for potential application in periodontal regeneration", Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol: 103, DOI:, Impact Factor: 7.328    (External URL)
6. Saba Zahid, Hamad Khalid, Fakhera Ikram, Haffsah Iqbal, Muhammad Samie, Lubna Shahzadi, Asma Tufail Shah, Muhammad Yar, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Sana Javaid Awan, Ather Farooq Khan, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2019), "Bi-layered a-tocopherol acetate loaded membranes for potential wound healing and skin regeneration", Materials Science and Engineering: C, pp: 438-447, Vol: 101, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.03.080    (External URL)
7. Saba Zahid , Abdul Samad Khan , Aqif Anwar Chaudhry , Sarah Ghafoor , Qurat Ul Ain , Ahtasham Raza , Muhammad Imran Rahim , Oliver Goerke , Ihtesham Ur Rehman and Asma Tufail (2019), "Fabrication, in vitro and in vivo studies of bilayer composite membrane for periodontal guided tissue regeneration", Journal of Biomaterials applications, pp: 967-978, Vol: 33, Issue: 7, DOI: 10.1177/0885328218814986, Impact Factor: 2.646    (External URL)
8. Faiza Zarif, Sobia Tabassum*, Arshad Jamal, Urooj Gul, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Faiza Sharif, Saba Zahid, Anila Asif, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2019), "Surface-grafted remedial hydroxyapatite nanoparticles to avoid operational infections", Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly, pp: 605-615, Vol: 150, DOI:, Impact Factor: 1.451    (External URL)
9. Hashmat Gul, Saba Zahid, Shahreen Zahid, Muhammad Kaleem, Asma Tufail Shah, Abdul Samad Khan (2018), "Sol-gel derived fluoride-doped bioactive glass powders: Structural and longterm fluoride release/pH analysis", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, pp: 216-222, Vol: 498, Issue: 10, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.06.025, Impact Factor: 3.531    (External URL)
10. Arshad Jamal, Lubna Shahzadi, Samreen Ahtzaz, Saba Zahid, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Ihtesham ur Rehman, Muhammad Yar (2018), "Identification of anti-cancer potential of doxazocin: Loading into chitosan based biodegradable hydrogels for on-site delivery to treat cervical cancer", Materials Science and Engineering: C, pp: 102-109, Vol: 82, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.08.054, Impact Factor: 7.328    (External URL)
11. Saba Zahid, Asma Tufail Shah, Ather Farooq Khan, Arshad Jamal, Nawshad Muhammad, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Abdul Samad Khan, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2016), "Biological Behavior of Bioactive Glasses and their Composites", RSC Advances, Standard: DOI: 10.1039/C6RA07819B, Impact Factor: 3.289   
12. Asma Tufail Shah, Madeeha Batool, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Farasat Iqbal, Ayesha Javaid, Saba Zahid, Kanwal Ilyas, Saad bin Qasim, Ather Farooq Khan, Abdul Samad Khan, Ihtesham ur Rehman (2016), "Effect of calcium hydroxide on mechanical strength and biological properties of bioactive glass", Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Impact Factor: 3.417   
13. Sobia Tabassum, Saba Zahid, Faiza Zarif, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Faisal Manzoor, Fozia Rehman, Arshad Jamal, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Saadat Anwar Siddiqi and Ihtesham ur Rehman (2016), "Efficient drug delivery system for bone repair by tuning the surface of hydroxyapatite particles", RSC Advances, Issue: 107, Standard: 10.1039/C6RA24551J    (External URL)
14. Lubna Shahzadi, Saadat Anwar Siddiqi, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Yar, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Ihtesham ur Rehman, Sheila MacNeil, Arshad Jamal, Saba Zahid (2016), "Triethyl orthoformate covalently cross-linked chitosan-(poly vinyl) alcohol based biodegradable scaffolds with heparin-binding ability for promoting neovascularisation.", Journal of Biomaterials Applications, Standard: DOI: 10.1177/0885328216650125, Impact Factor: 2.764    (External URL)
15. M. Anis-ur-Rehman, Fatima-tuz-Zahra, Seemab Kanwal, Zeenat Khan, Anila Asif, Anam Noor Hussain & Saba Zahid (2015), "Study of dielectric relaxations in co- precipitated Sr–Fe(Cr) nanoferrites HASTATUS", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, pp: 6539-6545, Vol: 26, Issue: 9, Standard: 0957-4522, Impact Factor: 1.569  Abstract  (External URL)
16. Anila Asif, Rabia Nazir, Tehseen Riaz, Nafisa Ashraf, Saba Zahid, Ramla Shahid, Anis Ur-Rehman, Aqif Anwar Chaudhry, Ihtesham Ur Rehman (2014), "Influence of processing parameters and solid concentration on microstructural properties of gel-casted porous hydroxyapatite", Journal of Porous Materials, pp: 31-37, Vol: 21, Issue: 1, Standard: 1573-4854, Impact Factor: 1.35  Abstract  (External URL)
17. Saira Afzal , Sobia Tabassum, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Natasha Hussain , Robina Farooq , Saba Zahid , Asma Tufail Shah , Afsar Khan , Attiq-ur-Rehman (2014), "TOTAL PHENOLIC CONTENT, IN VITRO RADICAL SCAVENGING AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES OF WHOLE PLANT RUMEX HASTATUS", Science International (Lahore), pp: 721-727, Vol: 2, Issue: 26, Standard: 1013-5316, Impact Factor: ISI indexed  Abstract  (External URL)


MS (Biotechnology)
Virtual University, Lahore
Oct 2016 to 2018


Research Associate
Jul 2012 to Date
NHRC, PMRC Research Centre, Sheikh Zayed Medical Complex
Feb 2011 to Dec 2011

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