Dr. Huma  Ikram

Dr. Huma Ikram

Assistant Professor
University of Karachi, Pakistan


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Neurochemistry and Biochemical Neuropharmacology from University of Karachi, Pakistan

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Neuropharmacology
62%
Spectrophotometric
90%
Psychopharmacology
75%
Brain Research
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Ikram, H., B. Mirza and D.J. Haleem, 2017. Neurochemical and behavioral effects of green tea (Camellia sinensis) as observed in animals exposed to restraint stress. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 30: 487-492.
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  2. Ikram, H. and D.J. Haleem, 2017. Repeated treatment with reserpine as an animal model of depression. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 30: 897-902.

  3. Mirza, B., H. Ikram and D.J. Haleem, 2016. Dose dependent effects of injected corticosterone on food intake and locomotor activity of rats in relation with dopamine levels in brain regions. Pak. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 49: 64-68.
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  4. Inam, Q.A., H. Ikram, E. Shireen and D.J. Haleem, 2016. Effects of sugar rich diet on brain serotonin, hyperphagia and anxiety in animal model of baoth genders. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 29: 757-763.
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  5. Fatima, H., M. Siddiqui, A. Ahmed, A. Maqbool and H. Ikram, 2016. Role of breast feeding and parity in prevalence of breast cancer and bone metastasis. J. Cancer Tumor Int., 4: 1-8.
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  6. Yasmin, F., Z. Haque, H. Ikram and D.J. Haleem, 2015. Immobilization-induced increases of systolic blood pressure and dysregulation of electrolyte balance in ethanol-treated rats. Pak J Pharm Sci., 28: 1365-1372.
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  7. Sheikh, S.A., H. Ikram and D.J. Haleem, 2015. Behavioral deficits in rats following acute administration of glimepiride: Relationship with brain serotonin and dopamine. Pak J Pharm Sci., 28: 1181-1186.
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  8. Kanwal, S., H. Ikram, M. Farhan and D.J. Haleem, 2015. Apomorphine induced conditioned place preference and sensitization is greater in rats exposed to unpredictable chronic mild stress. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 28: 1927-1932.
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  9. Ikram, H., K. Bano, M. Jameel, M. Azhar, K. Saeed and M. Sufian, 2015. Conformational analysis and geometry optimization of apomorphine as an anti-parkinsonian agent. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 28: 1685-1690.

  10. Haleem, D.J., Z. Haque, Q.A. Inam, H. Ikram and M.A. Haleem, 2015. Behavioral, hormonal and central serotonin modulating effects of injected leptin. Peptides, 74: 1-8.
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  11. Rikani, A.A., Z. Choudhry, A.M. Choudhry, N. Rizvi, H. Ikram, N.J. Mobassarah and S. Tulli, 2014. The mechanism of degeneration of striatal neuronal subtypes in Huntington disease. Ann. Neurosci., 21: 112-114.

  12. Rikani, A.A., Z. Choudhry, A.M. Choudhry, H. Ikram and M.W. Asghar et al., 2014. A critique of the literature on etiology of eating disorders. Ann. Neurosci., 20: 157-161.

  13. Ikram, H., M. Azhar, M. Jameel and K. Bano, 2014. Conformational analysis and geometry optimization of buspirone: A 5-HT1A receptor agonist. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 27: 1515-1522.

  14. Ikram, H., F. Mushtaq and D.J. Haleem, 2014. Dose-dependent effects of tryptophan on learning and memory. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 27: 1131-1135.
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  15. Ikram, H., B. Mirza, N. Akbar and D.J. Haleem, 2014. Neurochemical and behavioral profile of corticosterone: A dose related study. Pak. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 47: 133-136.
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  16. Haleemm, D.J., Z. Haque, H. Ikram and M.A. Haleem, 2014. Leptin and other hormonal responses to different stressors: relationship with stress-induced behavioral deficits. Pak. Vet. J., 34: 504-507.

  17. Haleem, D.J., H. Ikram and M.A. Haleem, 2014. Inhibition of apomorphine-induced conditioned place preference in rats co-injected with buspirone: relationship with serotonin and dopamine in the striatum. Brain Res., 1586: 73-82.
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  18. Farhan, M., H. Ikram, S. Kanwal and D.J. Haleem, 2014. Unpredictable chronic mild stress induced behavioral deficits: a comparative study in male and female rats. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 27: 879-884.
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  19. Choudhry, Z., A.A. Rikani, A.M. Choudhry, S. Tariq and F. Zakaria et al., 2014. SNARE proteins and membrane fusion. Elective Med. J., 22: 25-27.
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  20. Bano, F., H. Ikram and N. Akhtar, 2014. Neurochemical and behavioral effects of Cinnamomi cassia (Lauraceae) bark aqueous extract in obese rats. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 27: 559-563.
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  21. Rikani, A.A., Z. Choudhry, A.M. Choudhry, H. Ikram, D. Kajal and N.J.M. Sanghamitra, 2013. Possible clinical application of resting-state fMRI in neuropsychiatric disorders. Pak. J. Radiol., 22: 8-12.
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  22. Mirza, B., H. Ikram, S. Bilgrami, D.J. Haleem and M.A. Haleem, 2013. Neurochemical and behavioral effects of green tea (Camellia sinensis): A model study. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 26: 511-516.
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  23. Haleem, D.J., H. Ikram, S. Haider, T. Parveen and M.A. Haleem, 2013. Enhancement and inhibition of apomorphine-induced sensitization in rats exposed to immobilization stress: relationship with adaptation to stress. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 112: 22-28.
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  24. Haleem, D.J. and H. Ikram, 2013. Immobilization-induced behavioral deficits are attenuated but coping with repeated stress impaired in apomorphine injected rats. Curr. Psychopharmacol., 2: 254-259.
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  25. Farhan, M., H. Ikram and D.J. Haleem, 2013. Chronic mild stress (CMS)-induced behavioral deficits were attenuated by fluoxetine. Pak. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 46: 65-69.
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  26. Bano, F., H. Ikram and N. Akhtar, 2013. Aqueous extract of Anthenum graveolens L. seeds decrease LDL-C: HDL-C ratio in over weight. Pak. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 46: 26-29.
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  27. Ikram, H., A..M. Choudhry and D.J. Haleem, 2012. Regional neurochemical profile following development of apomorphine-induced reinforcement. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 25: 513-519.
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  28. Sheikh, S.A., H. Ikram, F. Batool, S. Haider and D.J. Haleem, 2011. Behavioral effects of anti-diabetic drugs on normal Rats: A dose related study. Karachi Univ. J. Sci., 39: 11-15.

  29. Ikram, H., S. Ahmad and D.J. Haleem, 2011. Effects of apomorphine on locomotive activity and monoamine metabolism: A dose related study. Pak J Pharm Sci. 24: 315-321.
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  30. Ikram, H. and D..J. Haleem, 2011. Attenuation of apomorphine-induced sensitization by buspirone. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 99: 444-450.
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  31. Mushtaq, F., H. Ikram, S. Haider and D.J. Haleem, 2010. Neurochemical and behavioral effects of 8-OH-DPAT following long administration of tryptophan in rats. Karachi Univ. J. Sci., 38: 10-14.

  32. Ikram, H., and D.J. Haleem, 2010. Haloperidol-induced tardive dyskinesia: Role of 5-HT 2C receptors. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 53: 136-145.

  33. Ikram, H., N. Samad and D.J. Haleem, 2007. Neurochemical and behavioral effects of m-CPP in a rat model of tardive dyskinesia. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 20: 188-195.
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