Pakistan Kidney Liver Institute and Research Centre wants collaboration with UVAS
LAHORE (06-04-18): A delegation from the Pakistan Kidney Liver Institute and Research Center (PKLI) led by its President/CEO Prof Dr Saeed Akhter visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore, called on Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and held a detailed meeting with UVAS senior faculty members here in City Campus Lahore.
The Vice-Chancellor briefed the delegation on the UVAS academic, research, extension services, recombinant DNA technology, microbiology research equipment and facilities for small and large animals, national and international collaborations, etc. He said UVAS is working closely with the poultry, dairy industries and also along with livestock farming community to address their issues. He said the UVAS is establishing a training center for biologics production for prevention of deadly hemorrhagic septicemia (HS), foot and mouth disease (FMD) in dairy animals.
Prof Dr Saeed Akhter showed keen interest in collaboration with UVAS especially in the area of research and development in diagnosis and prevention strategies for liver and kidney deadly disease (Hepatitis C), vaccine production, genetics screening and animal model experiments. Prof Dr Pasha said that the UVAS would provide its support and possible assistance to PKLI.
On the occasion, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, Prof Dr Tahir Yaqub and many other faculty members of UVAS and senior staff from PKLI attended the meeting.