Biochemistry is the study of chemical basis of life - exploring and understanding the basic principles of structure and function of various chemical elements and processes related to living system, thus inviting the budding future doctors to delve deeper into the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms which helps them to better understand the biochemical and molecular basis of diseases.

The Department of Biochemistry like other departments of the College has been established on the basis of the fundamental requirements of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. It has a well-equipped laboratory with modern and sophisticated equipment to perform necessary experiments, and is managed by qualified and experienced technical and support staff. Modern techniques used in the clinical service and basic research laboratories are introduced with hands on training to familiarize the students with scientific basis of contemporary procedures.

The Department has highly qualified and competent faculty having PhD and MPhil degrees and higher research experience from reputable national and international institutes. To strive for excellence in medical education our faculty has produced quality research publications in journals of national and international repute.

The Department follows a proficient and result-oriented teaching strategies and methodologies which includes formal & interactive lectures, small group discussions (tutorials), practical, seminars and presentations. Establishment of research on firm grounds is a hallmark of the department. The Department is striving and excelling to achieve its academic goals, and promise to set higher ones as challenges for the future.

Dr. M. Zahoor Ul Hassan Dogar
Professor / Chairperson