Food Science and Human Nutrition

Research Projects

No

Project title

Principal investigator (PI)

Amount

Funding agency

Status of the project

 

1

Effect of different antibiotics and steroidal residues in meat of chicken and their effect on humans in Punjab

Dr. Muhammad  Sohaib

3 Million
PKR

Pakistan Agricultural Research council (PARC), Pakistan

Completed in 2020

 

2

Maximizing shelf life, microbial safety and quality of red meat through Modified atmosphere packaging technology

Dr. Muhammad  Sohaib

11.023 million
PKR

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

3

Nutritional profiling, Safety assessment and Bio-evaluation of commercial tea whiteners available in Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad  Sohaib

2.515 million
PKR

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

4

Prevalence of lactose intolerance in Punjab, Pakistan and development of lactose free dairy products containing prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides

Dr. Sanaullah Iqbal

Pak Rs. 3.377 Million

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

5

Milk production potential, reproductive efficiency and milk nutraceutical value of Brella camel (Camelus dromedarius) of Cholistan kept under intensive management

Dr. Sanaullah Iqbal

Pak Rs. 17.3 Million

PARB

On-going

 

6

Glycemic index and glycemic load of indigenous foods/recipes of Pakistan

Dr. Sanaullah Iqbal

Pak Rs. 2.87 Million

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

8

High pressure processing innovative technology for development of all-natural food products

Dr. Muhammad  Shahbaz

PK Rs. 13.412 Million

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

9

Innovative bio-preservation method for development of clean-label fruit juice products

Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz

PKR 1.28 million

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

10

Comparative Assessment of Various Edible Films and Coatings and Evaluate them for Overall Nutritional Quality and Product Safety in Perishable Foods

Dr. Waqas ahmad

2.9 Million PKR

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

11

Development of Multiple Fortified Noodles as a Dietary Intervention Against Micronutrient Deficiencies

Dr. Waqas Ahmad

0.375 Million PKR

HEC, Pakistan

Completed

 

12

Safety assessment of Human Milk in Pakistan. Is there a Health Concern?

Dr. Zahra Khan

4.4 Million
PKR

HEC, Pakistan

On-going

 

13

“Determining the optimal time to introduce FULL oral feeds in preterm infants in order to establish successful breastfeeding during hospital stay” with collaboration of Division of Neonatology, The Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child’s Health Lahore.

Dr. Zahra Khan

0.5 Million
PKR

HEC, Pakistan

Completed

 

14

Comparison between different feeding protocols and existing protocol for the treatment of acute malnutrition (a cluster randomized controlled clinical trial) in collaboration of World Bank, World Food Program and Department of Health, Punjab. Pakistan.

Dr. Zahra Khan

1.3 Million
PKR

WFP, Health Dept. Punjab, Pakistan

Completed

 

15

Microbiological quality and safety assessment of loose milk available in Lahore

Dr. Azmat Ullah

0.5 Million

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad Pakistan

Completed

 

 

Food safety assessment of eggs and their risk for consumers in Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. Azmat Ullah

2.63 Million

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad Pakistan

On-Going

 

 

Exposure assessment of infants to Aflatoxin M1 through consumption of breast milk and its association with nutritional and socioeconomic status of lactating mothers

 

1.146 Million

Endowment Fund, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

On-Going