Welcome to the Center for Non-Communicable Diseases

Burden on health due to Non-Communicable Diseases (such as Heart Attacks, Stroke and Diabetes) is increasing rapidly in developing countries, particularly among the 1.5 billion people in South Asia. The Center for Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD), Pakistan (led by Dr. Danish Saleheen) is an independent research institute that is conducting detailed investigations to identify genetic, lifestyle and blood based factors that cause these disorders.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

MPhil and PhD Applications are currently invited for students who are interested to pursue MPhil leading to PhD. A prior bachelor's degree in medicine or a master's degree in a basic science discipline is compulsory.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Discovery of five novel genes related to Heart attack risk

Annual meeting at CNCD, Karachi Center

PATIENT EDUCATION

Diabetes- Around 20% of the adult Pakistani population suffers from Diabetes……

Stroke- The leading cause of disability in Pakistan…..

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