Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.
The combination of three imaging techniques can provide a better understanding of structural and functional skin changes in the fingers, leading to an earlier and more accurate diagnosis of ... Read more
Intravenous antibodies can be used as add-on therapy to reduce the dosage of corticosteroids and achieve disease remission in people with scleroderma-associated myopathy (SScAM), or muscle disease, a study ... Read more
Evidence of pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) — a rare type of interstitial lung disease — in people with systemic sclerosis (SSc) carries a negative prognosis, a study shows. Therefore, SSc ... Read more
While there are significant differences in how patients with juvenile localized scleroderma (JLS) are assessed and screened in the United Kingdom, treatment approaches are consistent, a study has found. ... Read more
Malakoplakia, a rare granulomatous disorder, was reported for the first time in a patient with systemic sclerosis in a recent case report. The report, “Bladder Malakoplakia in Systemic Sclerosis ... Read more
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