Dr. Mohammad wasay

Dr. Mohammad Wasay

MD, FRCP (Edin), FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Medicine,
The Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800.Pakistan

Phone: (9221) 493 0051 ext. 4665 & 4681
Fax: (9221) 493 4294, 4932095
E-mail: mohammadwasay @ hotmail.com
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About Dr. Wasay

 

About Dr. Wasay

Current appointment: Associate Professor of Neurology, Aga Khan University, Karachi

Current leadership positions:
Chair, World Federation of Neurology advocacy Task Force
Member, International subcommittee, American academy of Neurology
Member, Board of directors, World stroke organization
Director, Research committee, Asian Oceanic association of Neurology
Chair, Public relations committee, WFN
Member, International advisory committee, APCAS
Chair, FHS research committee, AKU
Secretary, Pakistan Society of Neurology
Editor, Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences
Member, University research council and grants review committee, AKU
Personal Data
Date of Birth: October 1, 1964
Place of Birth: Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality: Pakistani

Education
Medical School: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.
Degree: M.B.B.S. (July 1989)
Undergraduate: Superior Science College, Karachi, Pakistan.
Degree: H.S.C. (1981)
High School: Govt. Boys Secondary School, Saudabad,
Karachi, Pakistan.
Degree: S.S.C. (1979)
Current appointment
Associate Professor Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
January 1, 2006 – to date
Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
December 1, 1999 – December 31, 2005
Postgraduate Training
Fellowship (Neurophysiology)
UT Southwestern Medical Centre
Dallas, TX
July 1999- September 1999
Fellowship (Neuroimaging/Neurosonology):
Lucy Dent Neuroimaging Center,
Dent Neurology Institute
State University of NewYork, Buffalo, NewYork.
July 1998 – June 1999.
Residency (Neurology):
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas.
July 1995 - June 1998.
Residency (Internal Medicine):
Marshall University school of Medicine
Huntington, WV.
July 1994 - June 1995.
Internship (Internal Medicine):
Marshall University School of Medicine
Huntington, WV.
July 1993 - June 1994.
Post graduate (Medicine):
Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
July 1990 - June 1991.
House job (Medicine/ Surgery)
Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
July 1989 - June 1990.

Clinical Appointments
Naeem Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. (Internist)
July 1991 - June 1993.
McCurtain Memorial Hospital, Idabel,
Oklahoma October 1996- March 97
East Texas Medical Centre, Pittsburgh, Texas.
March 1997- February 98
Presbyterian Hospital, Winnsboro, Texas.
March 1997 – March 99
Granbury Medical Centre, Granbury, TX
February 99- 2000
Eastland Memorial Medical centre, Eastland, Texas.
October 1997- 2000

Administrative appointments:
President, Students Union, GBSS Saudabad 1978- 1979
Social secretary, Students Union, Superior College 1980-1981
Vice Ch., House Doctors Action committee, Civil Hospital 1989-1990
Pakistan International Neuroscience Society Secretary 1998-2000
Pakistan Islamic Medical Association Scientific committee 1999-2001
Program director, Neurology residency program, AKU 2000- to date
PGME committee, AKU 2000-to date
Neuroscience curriculum committee, AKU 2002
Coordinator, Phase I, AKU 2002- to date
Membership committee, American society of Neuroimaging 2003
Examination committee, American Society of Neuriomaging 2003
Stage II committee, AKU 2002- to date
Reviewer, URC grants, AKU 2002- to date
Departmental Education committee, AKU 2003
Member, Steering committee, Infectious Disease
Society of Pakistan 2002–to-date
Coordinator, Tetanus and Rabies Eradication Program
City District Government, Karachi 2004
Member, Social sciences and humanities group, AKU 2004
Secretary, Pakistan Headache Society 2004
Chair, University research assembly organizing committee 2004
Member, Hospital Ethics Committee 2004
Member, Grants review committee 2005
Member, International members committee, AAN 2005
Member, Examination committee, American society f Neuroimaging
Member, University Research Council, AKU 2005
President, Pakistan Stroke Society 2005
Director, Medicine Grand Rounds, AKU 2005
Chair, Research Assembly’ 05 organizing Committee 2005
Member, AKU Medical Journal Committee 2005
Chair, Research assembly’ 06 organizing committee 2005
Member, Departmental Research Committee 2005
National symposium organizing committee 2005
National Coordinator, SITS (safety in thrombolysis study) 2005
Secretary, Pakistan Society of Neurology 2005
Chair, National Symposium, AKU 2006
Reviewer, HEC grant proposal 2006
Chair, Scientific Committee, 3rd Clinical ethics Symposium 2006
Chair, AKU Journals committee 2006
National delegate to World Federation of Neurology 2006
Chair, Research assembly’ 07 organizing committee 2007
National delegate to World Stroke Organization 2007
Chair, Departmental Research Committee 2007
Director, Neurology Research, Section of Neurology 2006
Member, FHS Research Committee 2006
International advisory member, 4th Asia Pacific Stroke Congress (Manila 2007)
International advisory member, World Congress of Neurology (Bangkok 2009)
Member, PGME Research committee 2007
Member, National core group in life sciences, HEC 2008
Co-chair, WFN advocacy Task Force 2009
Member, Board of directors, WSO 2009
Member, International subcommittee, AAN 2009
BBS chair search committee 2009
Director, Research committee, AOAN 2009
Chair, Public relations committee, WFN 2010
Member, International advisory committee, APCAS 2011
Chair, FHS research committee, AKU 2011

Certifications
FMGMS: Basic Sciences score 86 1992
Clinical Sciences score 85 1992
FLEX Basic Sciences score 82 1993
Clinical Sciences score 82 1993

Board certifications:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified 2000
American society of neuroimaging certified 1999
American society of Neurososnology eligible 1999
American Board of Internal Medicine eligible 1998
Fellowships:
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) UK 2005
Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (FAAN) 2007
Course certifications
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Paediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Medical Licensure
State of Pennsylvania #MD-065677-L July 1998
State of Oklahoma # 19856 July 1996
State of Utah # 96 - 317957 - 1205 March 1996
State of Texas # K 2624 Feb 1997
Pakistan #18632-S July 1990
DEA # BW 5217624
BW 5044071
Awards and Honours
Most productive scientists in Pakistan (Listed in) PCST 2008
Teachers Recognition Award American Academy of Neurology 2006
Outstanding Teacher Award The Aga Khan University 2005
Linneus-Palme Visiting Professor Karolinska Institute, Sweden 2005
WFN Junior Travelling Scholarship World Federation of Neurology 2005
Distinguished Teacher Award Pakistan Society of Neurology 2005
Advocacy leader of the year American Academy of Neurology 2005
Junior Award+ Gold medal Pakistan Academy of Medical
sciences 2003
Donald palatucci Leadership forum American academy of Neurology 2003
ENS-99 meeting Travel Scholarship European Neurology society 1999
Victor Rivera Award UT Southwestern Medical School 1997
Annual Meeting Scholarship American academy of Neurology 1997
Lester R. Bryant Founder’s Award Marshall University School of
Medicine 1995
Certificate of Appreciation VA Medical Centre, Huntington,
WV 1994
House Job Excellency Certificate Civil Hospital, Karachi 1990
Student of the Year Superior Science College, Karachi 1981
Brain of Karachi National Academy of Social
activities 1980

Professional Societies
Pakistan Neurology society 2001
Pakistan Stroke Society 2002
Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan 2001
Pakistan International Neuroscience Society 1998
American society of Neuroimaging 1998
American Academy of Neurology 1995
American College of Physicians 1993
American Medical Association 1993
Texas Medical Association 1995
West Virginia Medical Association 1993
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council 1990
Pakistan Headache Society 2004
World Stroke Organization 2007

Editorial responsibilities:

Editor: Pakistan Journal of Neurological sciences 2011-2016
Supplement editor:
JPMA, Dec 2003
JPMA, June 2008
Associate Editor:
Pakistan Journal of Neurological sciences 2004-2010
Adhoc Journal Reviewer:
Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan
Neurology
Journal of Neuroimaging
Journal of Pakistan Medical association (JPMA)
Medicine Today
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery (CNN)
Pakistan Journal of Neurology
Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry (JNNP)
Medical Science Monitor (MSM)
European Journal of Neurology (EJON)
Neurology India
Southern Medical Journal (SMJ)
Journal of Neurology
Journal of Negative Results in Bio Medicine (JNRBM)
Pakistan Journal of Medical sciences (PJMS)
Journal of Neurological Sciences (JNS)
Stroke
Brain
Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons (JCPSP)
Journal of Pediatric Hematology and oncology (JPHO)
Journal of Emergency, Trauma and Shock (JETS)
Acta Neurologica Scandinivia
Journal of Dow University of Health Sciences (JDUHS)
Expert review of Neurotherapeutics
Lancet Neurology
Clinical and investigative Medicine
Neursocience
The journal of headache and pain
Journal of Diabetology
Journal of Neuroscience and behavioural health
BMC Health services Research
Plos One
Journal of headache and pain
BMC Neurology
International Journal of Stroke
BMC cardiovascular diseases
Journal of affective disorders
Editorial Board member:
Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences
Journal of Neuroimaging
Open Neurosurgery Journal
Research Grants Reviewer:
University Research Council, Aga Khan University
Higher education commission, Pakistan
South African Medical research council

Grants recieved:
1. Cerebral venous thrombosis study. The Aga Khan University seed money grant (36000 Pak rupees) 2003
2. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan. MS welfare and research Trust (40000 Pak Rupees) 2006
3. National acute stroke data bank (PI; Bhojo Khealani, Co-PI; M Wasay) Funding agency; Seed money grant, AKU; 6000 USD; 2007
4. MR spectroscopiy of intracranial lesions (PI; Humera Ahsan, Co-PI; M Wasay); URC Fund, AKU; 19000 USD; 2007
5. Genetics of MS in Pakistan (PI- M Wasay); MS welfare and research Trust (300000 Pak rupees) 2008
6. Karachi intracranial stenosis study (KISS) (PI- Ayeesha Kamal, Co-PI; M Wasay), Seed money grant, AKU, 9000 USD; 2008
7. Rate of progression of Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan (PI- M Wasay); Biogen idec; (10000 Euros); 2008
8. Asian cerebral venous thrombosis registry (PI- M Wasay); University of Minnesotta (5000 USD); 2008
9. Neurological Diseases in a mega city of Pakistan - Pilot study for a community survey (PI- M Wasay); World Neurology Fund; 5300 USD) 2008
10. Comparison of vitamin b12 supplementation and SSRI(s) to SSRI monotherapy in treating major depressive disorder in patients with low normal or normal b12 levels: a randomized controlled trial (PI; Ehsan Syed, Co-PI; M Wasay); URC Fund, AKU; 16680 USD; 2008
11. The second intensive blood pressure reduction in acute cerebral hemorrhage Trial (interact-II) PI; M Wasay; sponsor; George institute of international health/ Australian medical and research council; 10500 Australian Dollars; 2010
12. Afghan Neurology training grant (PI- M Wasay, Co-PI Sarwar Siddiqi) American academy of Neurology foundation (40,000 USD); 2010
13. Identification of severity markers in vivax malaria. PI; Dr.Asim Beg and the Co-PIs: Afsheen Raza (PhD student),Dr.Mohammad Wasay (Medicine),Dr.Bushra Moiz(Pathology and Microbiology),Dr.Zahra Hasan (Pathology and Microbiology),Najia Ghanchi(Pathology and Microbiology). URC approval number: 102017 P&M; Amount: Rs.1,630,055 (19000 USD); 2011
14. Neurology training grant for afghan physicians course in Kabul (PI; M Wasay, Co-PI; Parvez Nayani) World federation of Neurology (9800 USD); 2011
15. INTER STROKE (PI-Romaina Iqbal, Co-PI- M Wasay); 2012; Hamilton health sciences corporation (17000 Canadian Dollars)

Research projects:
Principal Investigator:
Sagittal sinus thrombosis study group – A multi centre cohort study
The goals of project are to establish a database of 300 or more patients; study natural history and course of disease; compare local urokinase thrombolysis versus systemic heparin anticoagulation and evaluate long-term effects and complications among neonates and paediatric patients. (See publications)
CNS tuberculoma: MRI signal characteristics and its correlation to neuropathology- a prospective study
Intracerebral haemorrhage database: A large retrospective/ prospective database of ICH patients in Karachi
Helicobacter Pylori infection and stroke: A prospective controlled trial evaluating association between H Pylori infection and stroke
Carotid artery disease in patients with Stroke or TIA in Karachi; A multi-centre Analysis of 1000 patients
Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan: A multi-centre data base from seven centres from All over Pakistan
Co-investigator:
1. A phase III study of neoadjuvant intravenous Cereport and Carboplatin in the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (1998-1999)
Principal investigator- Laszlo Mechtler MD, Chief of Neuro-oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Centre, Buffalo, NY.
2. Role of basal ganglia hypodensity on head CT scan in predicting timing of stroke onset and risk of intracranial haemorrhage in acute stroke (1998-99)
Principal Investigator- Vernice Bates MD, Head of Comprehensive Stroke Service, Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Research supervision:
1. Alper Dai MD (Neurology resident) at University of Buffalo Research project” Moya moya disease in infancy and childhood”, “Transcranial Doppler in paediatric moya moya disease- A case control study”(see publications)
2. Giglio Pierrre MD (Neurology resident) at University of Buffalo
Research project” Utility of intracranial MRA in stroke management: A review of 110 cases” (see publications)
3. Neeraj Dubey MD (Neuroimaging fellow) at Dent Neurology Institute, Buffalo. Research project “ Factors predicting haemorrhage after tPa thrombolysis “ (see publications)
4. Suleman Kojan MD (Neurology resident) at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas. Research project “ Saint Louis encephalitis: A review of 11 cases in Dallas epidemic” (published)
5. Sandra Mohr (CT technologist) at Millard Fillmore Hospital Research project” Utility of emergency Head CT scan in dizzy patients: Analysis of 112 patients “ (in press EMJ)
6. Sandra Perez RN; BSN (Nursing supervisor) Acute stroke unit at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas. Research project “ Time spend in ER after acute stroke in a university based hospital” (Abstract published)
7. Bhojo Asumul MBBS (Neurology resident) Aga Khan University. “Intracerebral haemorrhage in Karachi; A large retrospective/prospective data base” (in progress)
8. Naveeduddin Ahmed (Neurology Fellow), The Aga Khan University. “ H Pylori infection and stroke” ( submitted )
9. Maheesh Moolani (Medicine Resident), The Aga Khan University. “ Intracranial Tuberculoma; a clinical and Neuroimaging study” (published)
10. Khawaja Salman (Intern), The Aga Khan University “ safety and efficacy of heparin for DVT prophylaxis in patients with ICH” (presented at AAN)
11. Sabeen Mekan (Medical student) The Aga Khan University “Extra temporal involvement in herpes simplex encephalitis” (published in EJON)
12. Hiba Arif ( intern) , Clinical and MRI features in TB myelitis (published in JON)
13. Asif Taqi, Neurology resident at University of Tennessee (research elective) , CNS involvement in Falciparum Malaria
14. Roomasa Channa, Medical student, Neurological involvement in Dengui viral infection
15. Junaid Patel, Senior Instructor, AKU, cerebral aspergillosis
16. Saad Ajmal , Medical student, AKU, pediatric CNS tuberculosis
17. Ather Taqui, Medical student & Neurology resident at Cleveland clinic, CNS tuberculosis

Trainee supervision:
Feroza Saleem FCPS 1995-1998 Faculty, Liaquat National Hospital
Naveed Uddin FCPS 1996-1999 Faculty, Liaquat National Hospital
Bashir Soomro FCPS 1996-1999 Faculty, Ziauddin Medical University
Bhojo Khealani FCPS 1997-2000 Faculty, Aga Khan University
Hazim Brohi FCPS 1998-2001 Faculty, Liaquat National Hospital
Naveed Akhtar FCPS 1999-2002 Faculty, Hammad Med Ctr, Qatar
Ali Hassan FCPS 1999-2002 Faculty, Shifa International Hospital
Sajjad Ali FCPS 2000-2003 Junior Consultant, Liverpool, UK
Rizwana Qureshi FCPS 2001-2004 Consultant, Liaquat National Hospital
Bilal Hameed FCPS 2001-2004 Stroke Fellow, University of Alberta
Qamar Nisa 2002-2005 Rabia Moon Neurology Center
Noor KhosoFCPS 2002-2005 Faculty, Bolan medical college
Nadeem Memon FCPS 2003-2006 Faculty, Ziauddin Medical university
Ghulam Shabbir FCPS 2003-2006 Fellow, Aga Khan University
Uzma Usman 2004-2007 Fellow, University of Alberta
Amanullah Sarangzai 2005-2008 Registrar, Bolan Medical College, Quetta
Ghazala Iffat 2006-2009 Fellow, Bioethics
Darshan Lal FCPS 2006-2009 Faculty, Aga Khan University, Tanzania
Wazir Akber 2007-2010 Consultant, Quetta
Junaid Akhter 2007-2010 Neurophysiology fellow, AKU
Farzin Majeed 2007-2010 Stroke fellow, AKU
Liaquat Ali 2008-2011 Neurophysiology fellow, AKU


PhD supervision:
Afsheen Raza, AKU 2011

Examiner:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Oral Exam 2005
MD oral Examination, Karachi University 2007
FCPS (Neurology) oral examination, CPSP 2008
FCPS (Neurology) oral examination, CPSP March 2009
FCPS (Neuro opththalmology) Oral examination, CPSP February 2010
FCPS (Neurology) written exams July 2010

Teaching assignments:
1. Neurology/Neuroradiology core lecture series, The Aga Khan University, Karachi.
2. Neurology/ Neuroimaging lecture series, Civil Hospital, Karachi
3. Biweekly Neuroimaging conference, Millard Fillmore Hospitals
4. University at Buffalo Neurology Residents, board review and exam preparations; daily review of neuroimaging cases with neurology residents and staff
5. University at Buffalo Internal Medicine residents; Conference presentations “Neuroimaging findings in systemic illnesses”; daily review of neuroimaging cases with internal medicine residents and staff
6. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas; Gallup round presentations; board reviews and preparations for junior neurology residents (1997-1998)
7. University of Texas School of Allied Health Sciences; teaching courses on stroke and other neurological diseases (1997-1998)

Conference chair/ organizer:

1. Fifth International Neuroscience Update, Karachi, December 2005
2. First Pakistan Headache Conference, Karachi, February 2005.
3. First Pakistan Stroke Conference, Lahore, December 2004
4. Neurology advocacy training workshop, Karachi, December 2004
5. Rabies Conference, Karachi, September 2004
6. CNS infections seminar, Karachi, June 2004
7. Stroke awareness week, Karachi, August 2004
8. Public health advocacy seminar, Karachi, May 2004
9. Pakistan Society of Neurology Conference, Quetta, April 2005
10. 5th International Neuroscience Update, Karachi, December 2005
11. Chair, scientific committee, 12 th PSN Annual meting, April 2006, Shifa, Islamabad
12. co- chair, 4 th APCAS, New Delhi, India, March 7-8, 2007
13. Chair, Scientific committee, National Health symposium on “ Pain”, AKU, September 2006
14. Coordinator, Post symposium workshop “ Neurological evaluation of pain” , AKU, September 2006
15. Co- chair, Multiple sclerosis update symposium, Royal Palm Resort, Lahore, November 2006
16. Chair, Scientific committee, 6th International Neurology Update, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi. December 2006
17. Chair, Scientific Committee, 3rd Clinical ethics symposium, December 2006, AKU
18. Director, 1st Neurology certificate course for family physicians, July-August 2007, AKU
19. Director , 2nd Neurology certificate course for family physicians, January- February 2008, AKU
20. Chair, scientific committee, 7th International Neurology Update, December, 2007, AKU
21. Chair, DRC, 7th Annual Research meeting of Department of Medicine, AKU, May 2008
22. Co-chair, Annual symposium of PIMA, August 2008, Karachi
23. Director , 3rd Neurology certificate course for family physicians, August 2008, AKU
24. Organizer, Research methodology workshop, PIMA symposium, Karachi August 2008
25. Chair, scientific session, 12th Asian Oceanic Congress of Neurology, October 2008, New Delhi, India
26. Chair, scientific session, Lancet Asia Medical forum, November 2008, Beijing. China
27. Chair, scientific session, 8th International Neurology Update, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, December 2008
28. Chair, scientific committee, 16th Annual PSN meeting, Karachi, March 2009
29. Chair, scientific session, Annual PGME meeting, AKU, April 2009
30. Chair, Organizing committee, 8th International Neurology Update, AKU, December 2009
31. Faculty, Neurology advocacy workshop, WCN, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2009
32. Coordinator, Neurological assessment of pain workshop, National symposium on pain, October 2009, AKU
33. Co-chair, organizing committee, First Interventional Neurology Video Teleconference, December 24, 2009, Aga Khan university
34. Chair, organizing committee, 9th International Neurology update, December 25-26, 2009, Aga Khan University
35. Chair, scientific committee, 17th Annual PSN meeting, May 1-2, 2010, Quetta
36. Director, 7th Neurology certificate course, January-March, 2011
37. Chair, scientific committee, 11th International neurology update, December 2011, Peshawar
38. Director, First neurology certificate training course in Kabul, May 2012, Kabul, Afghanistan

International presentations:

1.Invited speaker. Stroke, headache and emergency neurology, First neurology certificate training course in Kabul, May 2012, Kabul, Afghanistan
1. Tetanus and Rabies in Asia (invited talk), World Congress of Neurology, Marakesh, Morocco, October 2011
2. Neurological education in developing countries (invited talk), World Congress of Neurology, Marakesh, Morocco, October 2011
3. Stroke in pregnancy (invited talk), World Congress of Neurology, Marakesh, Morocco, October 2011
4. Update on CVT, Asia Pacific Stroke congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2011
5. Presentation, type and outcome of headache patients in Pakistan, International Headache congress, June 2011, Berlin Germany
6. Stroke in young Asian women, Invited speaker, Iranian Neurology congress, June 2011, Tehran, Iran
7. Cerebral venous thrombosis in Asia, Invited speaker, Iran Stroke congress, July 2011, Tehran, Iran
8. Predictors of haemorrhage volume in hypertensive ICH (platform presentation). 62nd American academy of Neurology meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 2010
9. Multiple sclerosis; disability and progression in Pakistan, 19th WCN, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2009
10. Vitamin D deficiency in Parkinsons Disease, 13th World Movement Disorders Congress, Paris, France, June 2009
11. Incidental MS in Pakistan, 61st Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, Seattle, USA, April 2009
12. Stroke in young Asian women, 61st Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, Seattle, USA, April 2009
13. CVT in young Asian women, 61st Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, Seattle, USA, April 2009
14. Epidemiology of Neuropathic pain in south Asia, 3rd International Conference on Peripheral Neuropathy & its current management, Tashkent, April 2009
15. CVT; evaluation and management in Asian patients, International stroke conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 2008
16. Importance of CVT in Asia, Lancet Asia Medical Forum on “Stroke in Asia”. November 2008, Beijing, China
17. Advocacy in developing countries (faculty, Advocacy workshop) 12th Asian Oceanic Congress of Neurology, October 2008, New Delhi, India
18. Global health; challenges in developing countries.(Course faculty) 60th Annual meeting of AAN, Chicago, April 2008
19. Family physicians awareness and approach regarding stroke in Pakistan. 60th Annual meeting of AAN, Chicago, April 2008
20. Impact of BCG vaccination on pediatrics CNS Tuberculosis. 60th Annual meeting of AAN, Chicago, April 2008
21. Fight against stroke in Pakistan, Invited speaker, 3rd APCAS , Manila, Philippines, March 2008
22. Cerebral venous thrombosis in Asia, 3rd National congress of Indian Stroke Association, Amritsar, India, February 2008
23. Central nervous system Tuberculosis, Invited lecture, X1th PAUNS meeting, Hammamet, Tunis, October 2007
24. Cerebral venous thrombosis in women , 2nd Asian stroke Forum, September 2007, Kyoto, Japan
25. Seizures and EEG findings in cerebral venous thrombosis, 27th International Epilepsy Congress, July 2007, Singapore
26. Neurological involvement in Dengui, 59th Annual meeting, American Academy of Neurology, May 2007, Boston, USA
27. Itraconazole for Cerebral Aspergillosis before biopsy may improve outcome. 59th Annual meeting, American Academy of Neurology, May 2007, Boston, USA
28. Recent advances in CVT and need for a registry, 4th Asia Pacific Congress against Stroke, March 2007, New Delhi, India
29. Update on CNS Tuberculosis, Invited Lecture, 2nd Emirates Neurology Society meeting, March 2007, Dubai, UAE
30. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan, 22nd ECTRIMS meeting, September 2006, Madrid, Spain
31. B12 deficiency and Depression, World Psychiatry Association International Conference, July 2006, Istanbul, Turkey
32. Stroke in Pakistan; Invited speaker, Third Asia pacific Conference against Stroke, March 2006, Shanghi, China
33. Imaging of CNS infections; Invited speaker , 5th GCC Neurology Conference, March 2006, Dubai, UAE
34. Topiramate; epilepsy and beyond. Comprehensive Update in Epilepsy and Therapeutics (CUTE), February 2006, New Delhi, India
35. Technologist’s vigilance during EEG recording. Comprehensive Update in Epilepsy and Therapeutics(CUTE), February 2006, New Delhi, India
36. Cerebral venous thrombosis; risk factors, presentation, treatment and outcome in 252 patients. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
37. Advocacy leadership training improves the level of activity and impact of Neurologists advocates. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
38. Clinical and MRI features of TB myelitis. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
39. Predictors of outcome in intracerebral hemorrhage; analysis of 920 patients from Karachi, Pakistan. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
40. Oxidative stress in central nervous system infections; a non-randomized study. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
41. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan; analysis of 142 cases. XVIII th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.
42. Headache in cerebral venous thrombosis; incidence and pattern in 200 consecutive patients. 12 International Headache Congress, Kyoto, Japan, October 2005
43. ER management of acute Migraine; Are we meeting HIS guidelines? 12 th International Headache Congress, Kyoto, Japan , October 2005
44. Invited Lecture; Neurology Grand Rounds; Spectrum and Imaging of CNS infections in Pakistan, September 2005, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
45. Cerebral venous thrombosis in paediatric patients. American Academy of Neurology Meeting, April 2005, Miami
46. Neurology advocacy in Pakistan; 3 rd Donald Palatucci Neurology advocacy forum, American Academy of Neurology , Los Angeles, January 2005
47. Cerebral venous thrombosis in adults; a multi-centre cohort from United States. American Neurological Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada. October 2004.
48. Migraine; case studies. 15 th Migraine Trust International Symposium, London, UK. September 2004.
49. Update on cerebral venous thrombosis. Gulf (GCC) Neurology conference, Doha, Qatar. February 2004
50. Neurology in Pakistan. Donald Palatucci advocacy leadership forum. AAN, Los Angeles January 2004
51. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan. Multiple Sclerosis Forum meeting. Bangkok, Thailand. October 2003
52. A non-randomised evaluation of safety and efficacy of heparin for DVT prophylaxis in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. American academy of Neurology meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii. April 2003.
53. Autonomic neuropathy predicts poor prognosis in patients with tetanus. American Neurological Association meeting, NY. October 2002
54. Risk factors, clinical characteristics and outcome of 677 patients with intracerebral hemorrhage from Karachi. American Neurological Association meeting, NY. October 2002
55. Rollins N, Wasay M, Roach ES, Purdy P. Direct thrombolysis of dural sinus thrombosis. American Society of Neuroradiology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 13, 2002.
56. Hypotension at presentation is a predictor of poor prognosis in patients with intracranial haemorrhage. American Neurological Association meeting, Chicago. October 2001
57. Intracranial Tuberculoma: A review of 97 cases in Karachi, Pakistan. American Academy of Neurology Meeting, Philadelphia. May 2001
58. Brain CT and MRI findings in central nervous tuberculoma. American society of Neuroimaging meeting, Las Vegas. January 2001.
59. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of CNS tuberculoma; correlation to neuropathology. European Society of Neuroradiology Meeting, Oslo, Norway. September 2000.
60. Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis treated with local urokinase thrombolysis: analysis of 29 patients. American Academy of Neurology Meeting, San Diego, CA. May 2000.
61. Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging in sagittal sinus thrombosis. American Society of Neuroimaging meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. January 2000.
62. Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis presenting as reversible Balint’s syndrome. American Society of Neuroimaging meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. January 2000.
63. Utility of intracranial MRA in stroke management: analysis of 115 cases. American Society of Neuroimaging meeting, San Juan. January 2000.
64. Diagnostic yield of head CT scanning in the evaluation of 112 consecutive patients with dizziness. American College of Emergency Physicians meeting, Las Vegas, NV. October 1999.
65. Cerebral venous thrombosis in pediatric patients: a review of 22 cases. American Child Neurology Society meeting, Nashville, TN. October 1999
66. Magnetic resonance angiography of internal carotid stents: a comparison to Doppler ultrasound. European Society of Neuroradiology meeting, Vienna, Austria. September 1999
67. Neuroimaging findings in 22 pediatric patients with cerebral venous thrombosis. National Stroke Association meeting, Aspen, CO.September 1999
68. Sagittal sinus thrombosis treated with local urokinase thrombolysis: analysis of 25 patients. European Neurology Society meeting, Milan, Italy. June 1999
69. Local urokinase thrombolysis versus systemic heparin anticoagulation in treatment of sagittal sinus thrombosis: analysis of 40 cases. American Academy of Neurology meeting, Toronto, Canada. April 1999
70. Central nervous system metastases in patients with prostrate cancer. American Academy of Neurology meeting, Toronto, Canada. April 1999
71. Sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to lithium therapy treated with direct thrombolysis. American Society of Neuroimaging meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. February 1999
72. Sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to hypercoagulable states treated with direct thrombolysis. National Stroke Association meeting, Cancun, Mexico. October 1998
73. Saint Louis encephalitis- a review of 11 cases in Dallas epidemic. American Academy of Neurology meeting, Minneapolis, MN. April 1998
74. Time spend in ER after acute stroke in a university based hospital. National Stroke Association meeting, Montreal, Ca. October 1997
75. The relationship of leucoariosis (LA) to gait disturbances and incontinence; effects of stroke and anatomic distribution of LA. American Academy of Neurology meeting, Boston, MA. April 1997
76. Chloroquine myopathy and neuropathy with elevated CSF protein. 19th Karell Krusen symposium, Dallas, TX. February 1997.

Chair/ Co-chair scientific sessions/ International meetings:
1. Co-chair, scientific session, 2nd APCAS, Delhi, India, March 2007
2. Chair, scientific session, 3rd APCAS, Manila, Philippines, March 2008
3. Chair, scientific session, 3rd International Conference on Peripheral Neuropathy & its current management, Tashkent, April 2009
4. Chair, scientific session, Annual meeting, Bangladesh society of Neurology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
5. Chair, scientific session, APCAS, Colombo, Sri Lanka; September 2011

CME seminars/ conferences:
1. Human genetic code: impacts and implications. Islamic research academy, Karachi 2002
2. World stroke day: Intracerebral hemorrhage. June 2003. AKU
3. CME seminar: Headache. July 2003. AKU
4. Bell’s Palsy: myths and controversies. July 2004. AKU

International conferences/workshops/ meetings attended:
1. International coalition for Neuropathic pain , November 2007, Rome, Italy
2. INTERACT and SAVE protocol development workshop, December 2007, Hyderabad, India
3. Chronic Diseases Summit, Kampala, Uganda, February 2009
4. CHIMES investigators meeting , Singapore, April 2010

Workshops attended:
1. Education development and planning 2003, CPSP
2. Research methodologies 2003, CPSP
3. Extramural funding 2003, AKU
4. Problem based learning 2004, AKU
5. Assessment of competence 2004, CPSP
6. Supervisory skills 2005, CPSP
7. Research Ethics 4-8 August, 2007, AKU
8. Cochrane review; protocol development 10 August, 2007, AKU
9. Cochrane review; meta-analysis 11-14 August 2007, AKU

TV/ Radio/Newspaper interviews:
1. BBC world service “Tremors” 23/11/03
2. BBC world service “Muscular dystrophy” 10/7/04
3. TV/Press conference “Stroke awareness week” 16/8/04
4. ARY/TV interview “Rabies” 6/11/04
5. PTV/ “sitaroon se agay” 12/2/05
6. FM 100 Radio/ “Stroke awareness” July 2006
7. ARY One World / TV interview “Headache/ Stress” September 2006
8. Brain and heart / PTV interview October 7, 2006
9. World Mental Health Day/ PTV October 10, 2006
10. BBC World service (Radio); Dreams August 2007

Regional/ National presentations:
1. Research competence among PGME trainees, invited speaker, PGME conference, Aga Khan University, May 2012
2. Economics of health and research outcome, invited speaker. Economics of health care symposium, Aga Khan University, May 2012
3. Infections and Stroke, invited speaker, 19th annual neurology meeting, March, 2012
4. “Publishing your research” workshop at UMT, Lahore, March 2012
5. Neurology in Pakistan, PIMA 22nd convention, Expo center, Karachi, March 2012
6. Infections and stroke, Invited speaker, 7th annual symposium, Liaquat National hospital, Karachi, Lahore, February 2012
7. Stroke update, Invited speaker, Neurology seminar, Peoples Medical university, Nawab shah, February 2012
8. Invited speaker, Annual Neurology update, Peshawar, December, 2011
9. Invited speaker, Annual Neurology update, Lahore, December, 2010
10. Invited speaker, World parkinson’s day, Pakistan Parkinson’s society, April 2010
11. Invited speaker, management of epilepsy, PIMA Biennaial convention, Lahore, March 2010
12. Invited speaker, Burden of Neurological diseases in Pakistan, 47th Symposium JPMC, Karachi, February 2009
13. Invited speaker (Stroke in Asian women), LNH annual symposium, December 2009, Liaquat National hospital, Karachi
14. Headache update, CME, Pakistan Headache Society, Serena Hotel, Faisalabad, November 2009
15. How to plan career? PIMA career guidance seminar, Karachi , June 2009.
16. Incidental multiple sclerosis in Pakistan, 16th Annual PSN meeting, Karachi, March 2009
17. New treatment modalities in MS; Brain awareness week, Aga Khan University, March 2009
18. Invited speaker; Epilepsy care in Pakistan”, World Epilepsy Day, Karachi Psychiatry Hospital, March 2009
19. Invited speaker; “Back pain; evaluation and management”, Central Homeopathic Medical College, Karachi. March 2009
20. Management of Neuropathy ; GP Forum, Usmania Restaurant, Karachi, February 2009
21. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan; 8th International Neurology Update, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, December 2008
22. Neurological involvement in Falciparum malaria, International tropical Medicine and hygiene conference, November 2008, Aga Khan University, Karachi
23. Family physicians approach to stroke in Pakistan, Third International Family Physicians conference, November 2088, Aga Khan University, Karachi
24. MINDS symposium, Management of epilepsy, Gwadar, August 2008
25. Health Biotechnology, 2nd national conference on Biotechnology, National Biotechnology Commission, Islamabad, May 2008
26. Cerebral malaria ; 15 th Annual meeting of PSN, Peshawar, April 2008
27. Neuroimaging of pediatric TB meningitis; 15 th Annual meeting of PSN, Peshawar, April 2008
28. Workshop on Memory loss; Pakistan Society of Neurology, Karachi Sheraton, January 2008
29. Stroke ; diagnosis and management seminar, Mohommad Medical College, Mirpurkhas, September 2007
30. MINDS (management insights into neuropsychiatric disorders symposium), July 2007, Bhourbon.
31. Update on Headache, Sheraton, Karachi, June 2007
32. Neuroimmunological Diseases, First IBRO school, Karachi University, March 2007
33. Extracranial carotid disease in Pakistani stroke patients. 10 th PIMA Biennial Convention, March 2007, Karachi
34. Carotid disease in Pakistan stroke population. DUHS Annual symposium. February 2007.
35. “Neurological involvement in Dengue infection” Baqai Medical University symposium;. February 2007
36. Acute Stroke management, Stroke Seminar, Chandka Medical College, Larkana, January 2007
37. Extracranial carotid disease in Pakistani stroke population, 6th International Neurology Update, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, December 2006.
38. Movement disorders; diagnosis and management, Botox therapy workshop, AKU, December 2006
39. Seminar; Migraine prevention and treatment, Pakistan Headache Society, Sheraton Hotel, Karachi, July 2006
40. Stroke prevention and management seminar, Liaquat University of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, July 2006
41. Advances in Stroke Management Seminar, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, July 2006
42. Fibrinolytic therapy in Intra ventricular Hemorrhage, Workshop on “ Intracerebral hemorrhage”. May 2006, Aga Khan University, Karachi.
43. Carotid disease in Pakistani stroke patients. 12 th PSN Annual meeting, April 2006, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad
44. Episodic un consciousness; Diagnosis and management, 19 th Biennial convention, PIMA, Multan, April 2006
45. CNS infections; advances in Neuroimaging, 4 th International IDSP Conference, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, March 2006
46. Advances in Neurological care; perspective from Pakistan, Fifth international Neuroscience Update, December 2005, AKUH,Karachi
47. Advances in Stroke prevention and management seminar, Multan, November 2005
48. Advances in stroke prevention and management seminar, Quaideazam Medical College, Bahawalpur, December 2005
49. A Advances in stroke prevention and management seminar, Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, December 2005
50. Multi Disciplinary Research Seminar on TB, AKU, August 2005,
51. Stroke workshop, Chiniot General Hospital, Karachi, June 2005
52. Diagnostic criteria in MS, MS workshop, MS welfare and research society, Karachi, June 2005
53. Advances in cholesterol management, Karachi, June 2005
54. Health care in Pakistan, Pre-budget Seminar, Pakistan Islamic Medical Association, Karachi, May 2005
55. Advances in Stroke management Seminar, Baqai Medical University Hospital, Karachi, May 2005
56. Acute stroke Management, Seminar on Stroke Management, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi, May 2005
57. Memory loss, Seminar on pathological Ageing, Pakistan Society of Neurology, Pearl Continental, Karachi, May 2005
58. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan. 12 th PSN Annual Conference, Quetta, April 2005
59. Parkinson’s Disease update, Bhourbon, April 2005
60. Intracranial tuberculoma: Imaging features, Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan conference, Lahore, March 2005
61. Tetanus and Rabies – status in 2005, Health Asia Conference, Karachi, March 2005
62. Headache overview, CME conference, Pakistan Islamic Medical Association , Karachi, March 2005
63. Management of acute stroke, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Symposium, Islamabad, March 2005.
64. Neuropathic problem in Diabetes, PIMS, Islamabad, March 2005
65. Headache overview, First Pakistan Headache conference, Sheraton Karachi, February 2005.
66. Acute stroke management, 42 nd Annual Medical symposium, Jinnah postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, December 2004.
67. Headache; diagnosis and management, 26 th Annual PMA Biennial Conference, December 2004, Quetta
68. “Tics: Classification, diagnosis and management” Movement Disorders Update 2004. The Aga Khan University, Karachi , December 2004
69. Cerebral venous thrombosis; analysis of 252 cases, First Pakistan Stroke Conference, Lahore, December 2004.
70. Stroke management in the Emergency Room, Dow University of Health Sciences Symposium, Karachi, December 2004.
71. Brain CT and MRI findings in intracranial tuberculoma, Pakistan Academy of Medical Conference, KE Medical College, Lahore, December 2004.
72. Future of Neurology in Pakistan , Neurology advocacy workshop, Pakistan Academy of Neurological Sciences, Hotel Marriott, Karachi, December 2004
73. Rabies: Diagnosis, Prevention and Eradication, Seminar “Rabies in Karachi” Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, September 2004.
74. Brain Gut mechanisms of visceral motor activity; Workshop on IBS, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, August 2004
75. Emergency room management of stroke; Stroke conference, Pakistan Stroke society, August 2004, Karachi
76. Lipids and Stroke; Stroke prevention Seminar, Pakistan Stroke Society, August 2004, Karachi.
77. Guest lecture “Stroke; evaluation and management”. Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi. June 2004.
78. Tetanus in Karachi. CNS infections seminar. Dow University of Health sciences, Karachi. June 2004.
79. Healthcare in Karachi: what can be done? Public health advocacy Forum. Karachi May 2004.
80. Prognostic indicators in CVT. Pakistan Society of Neurology meeting, Karachi. March 2004
81. Neuro-psychiatry in Pakistan. Eighth biennial convention, Pakistan Islamic Medical association, Karachi. March 2004
82. Tetanus in Pakistan….Far from over. First international conference, Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan, Islamabad. March 2004
83. Advances in Multiple sclerosis. Advances in Neurology seminar. Islamabad. Pakistan International Neuroscience society. December 2003
84. Lipids and stroke. Stroke prevention seminar. Pakistan Stroke Society. Karachi. September 2003
85. Current advances in Bacterial meningitis. Invited lecture, Liaquat University of Medical and health Sciences, Hyderabad. August 2003
86. Tetanus; An update. First international congress on infectious diseases. Liaquat National hospital, Karachi March 2003.
87. Seizures and EEG findings in bacterial meningitis and herpes encephalitis. Second Epilepsy conference. Epilepsy society of Pakistan, Karachi, March 2003.
88. Cerebral venous thrombosis- an update. Seminar on “advances in Neurology”. The Aga Khan University, Karachi. December 2002
89. Predictors of outcome in patients with intracranial tuberculoma. Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan Annual meeting, Multan. October 2002
90. A review of management of intracranial tuberculoma Pakistan Academy of Neurological Sciences annual meeting, Lahore. April 2002
91. Intracranial tuberculoma: Clinical characteristics, treatment and outcome. Liaquat National Hospital Symposium, Karachi. March 2002
92. Indicators of poor prognosis in patients with intracranial haemorrhage. Pakistan Academy of Neurological Sciences meeting, Islamabad 2001
93. A comparison of direct thrombolysis and anticoagulation in treatment of Cerebral venous thrombosis. Pakistan academy of Neurological sciences meeting, Karachi. September 2000
94. Hyperactivity disorder in children. Grand Round, Karachi University Institute of Psychology. September 2000
95. Optic neuritis in systemic lupus eryhthematosus. Medicine grand rounds, Aga Khan University, Karachi. May 2000
96. Management of stroke; current concepts. Pakistan Islamic Medical Association meeting, Karachi. November 1999
97. Diagnosis and treatment of sagittal sinus thrombosis. Neurology grand rounds, Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY. February 1999
98. Sagittal sinus thrombosis- past, present and future. Neurology grand rounds State University of NewYork at Buffalo, NY. January 1999
99. New therapeutic options in refractory status epilepticus. Meritt-Putnam epilepsy update, Miami, FL. September 1997
100. Recurrent syringomyelia secondary to relapsing transverse myelitis. Neurology grand rounds, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. March 1997
101. Cerebrovascular Diseases. University of Texas school of Allied Health Sciences, Dallas, TX. November 1996
102. Senile gait or ischemic gait. American College of Physicians meeting. Huntington, WV. January 1995.

Courses and workshops:
1. Faculty, Neurophysiology course. 2001. The Aga khan University Hospital
2. Faculty, Infectious Disease course 2002. Liaquat National Hospital
3. Faculty, FCPS/MRCP II course 2002, The Aga Khan Hospital
4. Faculty, Neurophysiology course 2004, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
5. Faculty, FCPS/MRCP II course ,2004, The Aga Khan University
6. Faculty, Botox in movement disorders workshop, December 2006, AKU
7. Director, Research and manuscript writing workshop, PIMA, March 2007, Karachi
8. Director, Neurology certificate course for Family physicians, AKU, July-August 2007
9. Director, 2nd Neurology certificate course for Family physicians, AKU, January-February 2008
10. Director, 5th neurology certificate course for GPs, AKU, July-August 2009
11. Director, 6th neurology certificate course for GPs, AKU, February-March 2010
12. Director, 7th Neurology certificate course for GPs, AKU, February-March 2011

Publications:
International publications:
1. Briley D, Wasay M, Sergent SM, Thomas S. Gait disturbances: effects of age, leucoariosis and stroke. Journal of American Geriatric Society 1997; 45: 1434-1438 (IF;3.91; number of citations=53)
2. Wasay M, Herrold JM, Burns DK, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ, Wolfe GI. Elevated CSF protein in Chloroquine myopathy. Neurology 1998; 51: 1226-1227 1438 (IF;8.17; number of citations=6)
3. Bakshi R, Militech R, Henschel K, Sheikh Z, Janardhan V, Wasay M, Kinkel P. Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: prospective study of brain MRI findings in 71 patients. Neurology 1999; 53: 1151-1153 (IF;8.17; number of citations=108)
4. Bakshi R, Janardhan V, Wasay M. Intraventricular CSF pulsation artifact on fast fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) MR images: analysis of 100 consecutive normal scans American Journal of Neuroradiology 2000; 21: 503-508 (IF;3.46; number of citations=81)
5. Dai A, Wasay M, Dubey N, Giglio P, Bakshi R Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to hyperthyroidism. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases March 2000: 89-90 (IF;2.34; number of citations=5)
6. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Bobustuc G, Kojan S, Dubey N. Sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to lithium therapy; treatment with local urokinase thrombolysis. Neurology 2000; 54: 532-533 (IF;8.17; number of citations=30)
7. Wasay M, Kojan S, Haq A, Van Ness P, Suss R, Diaz Arrastia R. Saint Louis encephalitis- a review of 11 cases in Dallas epidemic. Archives of Neurology 2000; 57: 114-118 (IF;6.31; number of citations=48)
8. Sheikh ZA, Bakshi R, Wasay M, Dai A, Gosy E. Magnetic Resonance Imaging findings in bilateral Bell’s palsy. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 223-2251438 (IF;1.28; number of citations=7)
9. Dubey N, Bakshi R, Wasay M, Dmochowski J. Early computed tomographic changes predict hemorrhage after intravenous tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke Journal of Neuroimaging 2001; 11: 184-188 (IF;1.28; number of citations=38)
10. Dubey N, Militech R, Wasay M, Mechtler L, Bakshi R. Utility of FDG –PET (Positron emission tomographic) scan in the diagnosis of Neurosarcoidosis Journal of Neurological Sciences 2002; 205: 77-811438 (IF;2.16; number of citations=49)
11. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Kojan S, Bobustuc G, Dubey N, Unwin HD. A non-randomised comparison of local urokinase thrombolysis versus systemic heparin anticoagulation treatment of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis Stroke. 2001:32:2310-2317 (IF;7.03; number of citations=113)
12. Bhojo AK, Akhter N, Bakshi R, Wasay M. Thoracic myelopathy complicating acute meningococcal meningitis. American Journal of Medical Sciences 2002 May; 323: 263-265(IF;1.27; number of citations=6)
13. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Bobustuc G, Dubey N, Cheema Z, Dai A. Diffusion MRI in sagittal sinus thrombosis. Journal of Neuroimaging 2002 July; 12: 1-3 (IF;1.28; number of citations=11)
14. Wasay M, Kheleani AB, Moolani M, Zaheer J et al. Brain CT and MRI findings in 100 consecutive patients with intracranial tuberculoma. Journal of Neuroimaging 2003; 13: 240-247(IF;1.28; number of citations=61)
15. Wasay M. Iatrogenic neurology: a “wire” in carotid artery. Archives of Neurology 2003; 60: 896-897 (IF;6.31)
16. Ionata C, Wasay M, Balos L, Bakshi R. MRI in toxoplasmosis encephalitis after bone marrow transplantation: paucity of enhancement despite fulminant disease. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2004; 25: 270-273 (IF;3.46; number of citations=29)
17. Wasay M, Azeemuddin M. Neuroimaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Journal of Neuroimaging 2005; 15:118-128 (IF;1.28; number of citations=104)
18. Extra temporal involvement in Herpes Simplex encephalitis. Mohammad Wasay, Sabeen F Mekan, , Bhojo Khelaeni, Zarrish Saeed, Ali Hassan, Zahid Cheema, Rohit Bakshi MD. European Journal of Neurology 2005; 12: 475-479 (IF;3.765; number of citations=24)
19. Dizziness and yield of emergency head CT scan: Is it cost effective? Mohammad Wasay , Neeraj Dubey, Rohit Bakshi Emergency Medicine Journal 2005; 22: 312 (IF;1.269; number of citations=15)
20. Autonomic nervous system dysfunction predicts poor prognosis in patients with mild to moderate tetanus. Wasay M, Kheleani B, Talati N, Nadir S, Salahuddin N. BMC Neurology 2005; 5:2-5(IF;2.80; number of citations=13)
21. Stroke associated pneumonia: microbiologic data and outcome. Ali Hassan, Bhojo A. Khealani, Saad Shafqat, Mohammad Aslam, Nawal Salahuddin, Nadir A Syed, Shahid Baig, Mohammad Wasay. Singapore Medical journal 2006; 47(3): 204-71438 (IF;not established; number of citations=28)
22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Poliomyelitis Haq A, Wasay M. Archives of Neurology 2006; 63: 778-779 (IF;6.31)
23. Multiple sclerosis in Asian countries. Wasay M, Khatri I, Kheleani B, sheerani M International Multiple sclerosis Journal 2006 May; 13(2):16-261438 (IF;not established; number of citations=34)
24. Neuroimaging of Tuberculous myelitis. Wasay M, Arif H, B Kheleani, S Kamran,H Ahsan. Journal of Neuroimaging 2006; 16: 197-205 (IF;1.28; number of citations=17)
25. Central nervous system tuberculosis and paradoxical response (Editorial). M Wasay. Southern Medical Journal 2006 Apr;99(4):331-2. (IF;0.759; number of citations=3)
26. Stroke-associated pneumonia: the need for stricter case definitions. Authors' reply. Khealani B, Wasay M. Singapore Med J. 2006 Jun;47(6):558-9. 1438 (IF;not established)
27. Preparing for next natural disaster; need for a WHO coordinating center (Editorial) . Wasay M, Shafqat S. WHO Bulletin 2006; 10: 7671438 (IF;5.4)
28. MS in Pakistan; analysis of 142 cases Wasay M, Ali S, Asif M, Hassan A, Zakiullah N, Ahmed A, Malik A, Kheleani B, Haq A. Multiple sclerosis Journal; 2007 Jun;13(5):668-91438 (IF;4.23; number of citations=5)
29. Narcotic analgesics for acute migraine in Emergency Room; Are we meeting headache societies guidelines? Wasay M, Zaki KS, Khan S, Rehmani R. Journal of Headache and Pain; 2006 December 7(6); 413-5 (IF;2.14; number of citations=8)
30. Vascular dysplasia and Down syndrome; a possible relationship to carotid dissection and moyamoya syndrome. A Dai, M Wasay. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research 2006;13: 99-102 (IF;0.100)
31. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in children: a multicenter cohort from the United. Wasay M, Dai A, Ansari M, Sheikh Z, Roach ES. Journal of Child Neurology 2008; 23(1): 26-31 (IF;1.66; number of citations=42)
32. Neurology Advocacy Training; scope and impact. Wasay M, Hauth E Nature clinical practice Neurology; 2007; November 131438 (IF;6.51; number of citations=3)
33. Cerebral venous thrombosis: Analysis of a multi-center cohort from United States of America. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Bobustuc G, Kojan S, Sheikh Z, Dai A, Cheema Z. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008 Mar-Apr;17(2):49-54 (IF;2.34; number of citations=32)
34. Anticoagulation in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: Are we treating ourselves? M Wasay, Kamal A Arch Neurol. 2008 Jul; 65(7):985-7. (IF;6.31; number of citations=12)
35. Ciguatera fish poisoning with elevated muscle enzymes and abnormal spinal MRI. Wasay M, Sarangzai A, Siddiqi A, Nizami Q Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and public health 2008; 39: 307-9 (IF;0.253; number of citations=1)
36. Burden of stroke in Pakistan. Bhojo A Khealani, Wasay M. Int J Stroke. 2008 Nov;3(4):293-6. (IF;2.83; number of citations=4)
37. Cerebral venous thrombosis; A descriptive multi center study of patients from Pakistan and Middle east. B Khealani, Wasay M, Saadah M, Sultana E, Shohab F, Mustafa S, Kamal A Stroke. 2008 Oct; 39(10):2707-11. (IF;7.01; number of citations=20)
38. Encephalitis and myelitis associated with Dengui infection.Clinical Neurol Neurosurg 2008 Jun;110(6):635-40 (IF;1.59; number of citations=16)
39. Botulinum Toxin Type A with oral Baclofen versus oral Tizanidine: A non randomized pilot comparison in patients with cerebral palsy and spastic equinus foot. Dai A, Wasay M, Awan S J Child Neurol. 2008 Dec;23(12):1464-6. (IF;1.66)
40. Predictors of RLS in pregnancy; a cross sectional survey from Pakistan. Sikander R, Khealani B, Wasay M Sleep Med. 2008 Dec 23. 1438 (IF;3.71; number of citations=9)
41. Wasay M, Azeemuddin M, Masroor I, Sajjad Z, Ahmed R, Khealani BA, Malik MA, Afridi MB, Kamal A. Frequency and Outcome of Carotid Atheromatous Disease in Patients With Stroke in Pakistan. Stroke 2009 Mar; 40(3):708-12. (IF;7.01; number of citations=6)
42. Preoperative Itraconazole Improves Survival in Patients with Aspergillus Brain Abscess. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2009 Mar 26. 1438 (IF;1.59; number of citations=6)
43. Kamal AK, Taj F, Junaidi B, Rasheed A, Zaidi M, Murtaza M, Iqbal N, Hashmat F, Alam SV, Saleem U, Waheed S, Bansari L, Shah N, Samuel M, Yameen M, Naz S, Khan FS, Ahmed N, Mahmood K, Sheikh N, Makki KU, Ahmed MM, Memon AR, Wasay M, Syed NA, Khealani B, Frossard PM, Saleheen D. The Karachi intracranial stenosis study (KISS) Protocol: an urban multicenter case-control investigation reporting the clinical, radiologic and biochemical associations of intracranial stenosis in Pakistan. BMC Neurol. 2009 Jul 15;9:31. (IF;2.8)
44. Impact of BCG vaccination on Neuroimaging findings and outcome in pediatric CNS tuberculosis J Child Neurol. 2009 Sep 30. (IF;1.66)
45. Incidental MRI like lesions in asymptomatic patients. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 Jan;82(1):83-5. Epub 2010 Oct 22. (IF;4.1)
46. Utilization and outcome of thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke in Pakistan. Neurol Sciences. 2009 Oct 9. (IF;1.22; number of citations=4)
47. Wasay M. An ocean in a nutshell (book review); The Lancet Neurology, Volume 8, Issue 12, Page 1093, December 2009 1438 (IF;18.12)
48. Wasay M, Kojan S, Dai AI, Bobustuc G, Sheikh Z.Headache in cerebral venous thrombosis; incidence, pattern and location in 200 consecutive patients. J Headache Pain. 2010 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] 1438 (IF;2.14; number of citations=7)
49. Knowledge gaps in stroke care: Results of a survey of family physicians in Pakistan. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Jul 13. (IF;2.34)
50. Health issue of IDPs (Internally displaced persons) in Pakistan; preparation for future disasters. Am J Disaster Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;5(2):126-8. (IF;not established)
51. Naqi R, Azeemuddin M, Idrees R, Wasay M. Meningioma like lesions in Erdheim Chester disease. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 May 8. (IF;1.6)
52. Wasay M, Kaul S, Menon B, Venketasubramanian N, Gunaratne P, Khalifa A, Poungvarin N, Saadatnia M, Gan RN, Dai A, Mehndiratta MM. Ischemic Stroke in Young Asian Women: Risk Factors, Subtypes and Outcome. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Aug 18;30(4):418-422 (IF;4.02; number of citations=1)
53. Wasay, Khatri I, Khealani B, Afaq M. Temporal trends in risk factors and outcome of Intracerebral hemorrhage over 18 years at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2010 Oct 21. (IF;2.34; number of citations=1)
54. Wasay M, Taqi A, Aziz H, Azam I, Beg MA. Neurological involvement in patients with falciparum malaria; frequency and prognostic value.Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Oct 21. (IF;1.59)
55. Maria Khan, Ayeesha Kamal, Mohammad Wasay. Controversies of antiplatelet, anticoagulant and thrombolytic treatment for cerebral venous thrombosis. Stroke Research and Treatment. 2010 Dec 19;2010:956302. (IF;1.442)
56. Mohammad Wasay, Adnan Yousuf, Darshan Lal , Safia Awan. Predictors of hemorrhage volume in hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage. Cerebrovascular Diseases EXTRA (in press) (IF;not established)
57. Shakoor S, Wasay M, Zafar A, Beg MA. Plant root hair in tap water: a potential cause for diagnostic confusion. Korean J Lab Med. 2011 Jan;31(1):44-61 (IF;0.626; number of citations)

58. Hashmi M, Wasay M. Cerebral venous thrombosis in children. Journal of Emergency, Trauma and shock ; September 2011 (IF;not established)
59. Wasay M.Reply to the Letter by K.S. Tan and C.T. Tan: Ischaemic Stroke in Young Asian Women: Incomplete Investigations and Geographical Bias. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Feb 22;31(4):417.(IF; 4.02)
60. Maria Khan, M Wasay. Hemorrhagic Strokes in Pregnancy and Puerpurium. International Journal of stroke (in press) (IF;2.83)
61. AS Butt, M Salih, W Jafri, J Yakoob, M Wasay, S Hamid. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Psychiatric disorders in Pakistan: A Case Control Study (in press) Gastroenterology Research and Practice (IF;0.509)
62. Hashmi M, Khan M, Wasay M. Growing burden of stroke in Pakistan; A review of progress and limitations (in press). International Journal of Stroke (IF;2.83)
63. Wasay M, Khatri IA. Neurology in Pakistan; growing burden, low on priority and hope to keep alive (in press) Neurology (IF;8.12)
64.Anwar S, Nishat S, Kanwar D, Ali F, Azeemuddin M, Wasay M. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: association with Primary Varicella zoster infection. (in press) Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases (IF;2.34)
65. Wasay M, Moatter T, Mehmood K, Subhan M, Ahmed A, Tariq M, Khoso N, Shahbaz N, Awan S, Fredrikson S. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan; histocompatibility antigen (HLA) composition and disability (in press) Multiple sclerosis Journal (IF 4.23)
66. Wasay M, Kamal A, Khealani B; International Advisory Committee, Roach S, Stam J, Qureshi AI. Asian cerebral venous thrombosis registry: study protocol. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2009 Apr;2(2):169-71.
67. Akhtar J, Wasay M, Rauf J.Atrial myxoma: a rare cause of cardioembolic stroke. BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Sep 7;2012.

 


Publications in local journals:

1. Wasay M Primary miliary tuberculosis of liver: a case report and review of literature Journal of Clinical Medicine 1992 Sep: 142-144
2. Brohi H, Wasay M, Syed NA, Baig S, Moatter T, Sarwari A. Atypical presentation of herpes simplex encephalitis diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan 2001; 10: 2-4
3. Wasay M, Nicole S, Smego R. Herpes simplex encephalitis presenting as aneurysmal suabarachnoid haemorrhage. Infectious Disease journal of Pakistan 2002; 11: 131-133
5. Kheleani AB, Wasay M, Syed NA Radiological features of Hallervorden-spatz disease. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2002; 11: 528-530
6. Wasay M, Moolani MK, Zaheer J, Kheleani BA, Smiego RA, Sarwari AR. Prognostic indicators in patients with Intracranial tuberculoma; a review of 102 cases. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association JPMA 2004; 54: 83-87 (number of citations= 34)
7. Kheleani BA, Zainab FJ, Syed NA, Shafqat S, Wasay M. Cost of acute stroke care at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2003;53: 552-555(number of citations= 5)
8. Kheleani BA, Qureshi R, Wasay M. Motor neuronopathy associated with esophagial carcinoma. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2004; 54: 165-166
9. Rabbani MA, Khan AA, Ali SS, Ahmad B, Baig SM, Khan MA, Wasay M. Spectrum of Complications and Mortality of Bacterial Meningitis: An Experience from a Developing Country. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2003; 53(12): 580-583(number of citations= 9)
10. Syed NA, Zakaria A, Khealani BA, Wasay M, Baig SM, Sophie Z. Should Carotid Endarterectomy be performed for symptomatic carotid stenosis in Pakistan? Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2003; 53(12): 589-593(number of citations= 4)
11. Syed NA, Khealani BA, Ali S, Hasan A, Akhtar N, Brohi H, Mozaffar T, Ahmed N, Hameed A, Baig SM, Wasay M. Ischemic stroke subtypes in Pakistan: the Aga Khan university stroke data bank. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2003; 53(12): 584-588(number of citations= 17)
12. Wasay M. Neurological care in Pakistan: Actions are needed? (Editorial) Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2003; 53(12): 576
13. Shafqat S, Wasay M. Neurology in twenty-first century. Journal of Pakistan Medical association 2004;54: 271-276
14. Wasay M, Azeemuddin M. Neuroimaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Journal of Neuroimaging 2005; 15:118-128
15. Ali S, Wasay M. Chronic infections and risk of stroke: possible explanation for cryptogenic stroke. Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan 2004; 13: 41-46
16. Herpes simplex encephalitis: Analysis of 68 cases from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi. S Maken, M Wasay, BA Kheleani, M Sheerani Journal of Pakistan Medical association 2005; 55: 146-148(number of citations= 29)
17. Predictors of ischemic versus hemorrhagic strokes in hypertensive patients; observations from hospital based stroke database. Bhojo A. Khealani, Nadir A. Syed, Sabeen Maken, Uzma U. Mapari, Bilal Hameed, Rizwana Qureshi, Naveed Akhter, Ali Hassan, Aziz Sonawalla, Shahid M. Baig ,Mohammed Wasay Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 2005; 15: 22-25(number of citations= 6)
18. Prognostic Indicators in Patients with primary intraventricular Haemorrhage Bhojo A. Khealani, Bilal Hameed, Tahseen Mozzafar, Mohammad Wasay. JPMA 2005; 55: 315-317(number of citations= 3)
19. Rapidly developing optic neuritis secondary to ethambutol; possible mechanism? S Ali, U Usman, M Wasay. JPMA 2005; 55: 300-302(number of citations= 3)
20. Werekink Commissure syndrome: a rare midbrain syndrome. Alper Dai, M Wasay. JPMA 2006;56(6): 289-290
21. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Need for Early diagnosis and Therapy. Humaira M. Khan, Nadir A. Syed, Mughis Sheerani, Bhojo Khealani, Ayeesha Kamal, Mohammad Wasay. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2006 Jan-Mar;18(1):17-21. (number of citations= 11)
22. CNS involvement in Dengui viral infection. Channa R, Wasay M. Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences 2006; 1: 84-88 (number of citations= 3)
23. Mechanism of neuronal injury in cerebral venous thrombosis. Usman U, Wasay M. JPMA 2006; 56(11): 509-12(number of citations= 5)
24. Pediatric SSST treated with thrombolysis. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Dai A, Roach ES. JPMA 2006; 56(11): 555-56(number of citations= 3)
25. Cerebral venous thrombosis; recent advances and need for an Asian Registry (Editorial). Wasay M, Kamal A. JPMA 2006; 56(11): 483-84(number of citations= 3)
26. Botulinum toxin type A in the management of cerebral palsy; low or high dose? A Dai, M Wasay. Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences 2006; 1(3); 152-54.
27. Heparin in the treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis. S Shafqat, A Kamal, M Wasay. JPMA 2006; 56(11): 541-43
28. Acute stroke secondary to internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm: MRI findings and treatment with endovascular coiling. Wasay M, Dubey N, Saadat K . JPMA 2007;57(7):377-78
29. Idiopathic epilepsy of childhood and potassium channels. Dai AI, Wasay M. JPMA 2007; 57(8): 415-18
30. Tetanus and rabies eradication in Pakistan; a mission not impossible (Editorial) Wasay M, Khatri I, Salahuddin N. J Pak Med Assoc 2008;58: 158-159
31. Changing patterns and outcome of Dengui infection in Pakistan JPMA 2008; 58: 488-89(number of citations= 4)

32. Hypotension at presentation is an indicator of poor prognosis in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage. Wasay M, Kheleani B, Shafqat S, Kamal A, Syed NA. JPMA 2008 ;58:359-61(number of citations= 4)
33. A non-randomised evaluation of safety and efficacy of heparin for prevention of deep venous thrombosis in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage. Wasay M, Zaki S, Ahmed S, Kheleani B, Shafqat S JPMA 2008 ;58: 362-4(number of citations= 4)
34. Helico bacter Pylori gastritis and risk of stroke: A prospective, non randomized study. Wasay M, Jafri W, Kheleani B, Ahmed Z, Shafqat S, Syed N, Baig S, Hussaini A. JPMA 2008 ;58:368-70
35. Diagnostic yield of transthoracic echocardiography for stroke patients in a developing country. Khan MA, Khealani BA, Hameed B, Kamal A, Wasay M, Syed NA. JPMA 2008 ;58:375-77
36. Wasay M, Jabbar A. Fight against chronic diseases (High blood pressure, Stroke, Diabetes and Cancer) in Pakistan; cost-effective interventions. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Apr; 59(4):196-7
37. Growing burden of neurological diseases in Pakistan- need for a national health survey J Pak Med Assoc. 2010 Apr;60(4):249-50.
38. Cerebral infarction in tuberculous meningitis PJNS; 2011
39. Knowledge and perceptions about Tetanus and Rabies; A population based survey from Karachi, Pakistan (in press; JPMA)
40. Shamim MS, Enam SA, Ali RP, Ali SF, Wasay M. Overview of surgical management of infectious non- suppurative brain lesions. Pak J Neurol Sci 2009;4(2): 77-82
41. Kamal AK, Itrat A, Naqvi I, Khan M, Channa R, Khatri I, Wasay M. Ischemic stroke care- official guidelines from Pakistan society of Neurology. Pak J Neurological sciences 2010; 5: 38-43
42. Bushra Afroze, M Wasay. Biotinidase deficiency in pakistani children; what needs to be known and done (Editorial). JPMA (in press)
43. M Wasay. A journal for advocacy of neurological sciences in Pakistan(Editorial), PJNS(in press)

Non –peer reviewed publications:
1. Newspaper article: Strokes could be prevented. Daily DAWN 2000
2. Human genetic code and its implications. Journal of Islamic history, University of Karachi 2002
3. Neurological diseases in Pakistan (Urdu). Jang Sunday Magazine, May 9, 2004
4. Dr. Sarwar Zuberi: A clinician, teacher, researcher and editor. JPMA supplement August 2004; S-26
5. Newspaper article: Touching a raw nerve. Daily DAWN 15 August 2004.
6. Rabies (Urdu). JANG Sunday Magazine, September 5, 2004
7. World Stroke Day. DAWN Letters, May 16, 2006
8. One year after earthquake. DAWN Letters, October 8, 2006
9. Book review; Blink. Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences 2006; 1(3); 178.


Selected abstracts:
1. Wasay M, Malik A, Khosos N, Kumar S. Presentation, type and outcome of headache patients in Pakistan Cephalalgia June 2011
2. Wasay M, Masud A, Yousuf A, Lal D, Awan S. Predictors of hemorrhage volume in hypertensive ICH. Neurology 2010; 74 (suppl 2): A 494
3. Wasay M, Ahmed S, Mehmood K, Kaul S, Menon B, saadatnia M, Malik A, Gunaratne P, Mehndiratta MM.Pregnancy related stroke in developing asian countries; risk factors, subtype, presentation and outcome. Neurology 2010; 74 (suppl 2): A 38
4. Wasay, M, Khatri I, Mehmood, K, Ali, S, Subhan M, Shahbaz N, Ahmed A, Khoso N, Asif A, Fredrikson S. Multiple sclerosis; disability and progression in Pakistan. Journal of Neurological sciences; 2009: 285 S1: S196
5. Malik A, Siddiqi S, Hashmi M, Mahmud H, Mahmood K, Khan FS, Wasay M, Ali S, Sher K. Perceptions about stroke among patients and families with Neurological diseases in Karachi. Neurology 2009; 72: Suppl 3: A 44
6. Mohammad Wasay, Subash Kaul, N V Ramani, Padma Gunaratne, Bindu Menon, Ahmed Khalifa, Niphon Poungvarin, Mohammad Saadatnia, Robert Ngo Gan, Alper Dai, MM Mehndiratta. Stroke in young, Asian women; risk factors, sub types, presentation and outcome. Neurology 2009; 72: Suppl 3: A 232
7. Mohammad Wasay, Subash Kaul, Padma Gunaratne, Bindu Menon,Niphon Poungvarin, Abdul Malik, Suneel Kumar, Shahzad Ahmed, Safia Awan, Mohammad Saadatnia. Cerebral venous thrombosis in young, Asian women; risk factors, sub types, presentation and outcome. Neurology 2009; 72: Suppl 3: A 295
8. Farhan Rizvi*, Mohammad Wasay, Muhammad Azeemuddin*, Adnan Yousuf, Sten Fredrikson. Incidental multiple sclerosis like lesions in asymptomatic patients; Analysis of 864 consecutive MRI at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. Neurology 2009; 72: Suppl 3: A 295
9. Wasay M, Ajmal S, Uddin N, Azam I, Husen Y, Nizami Q. Impact of BCG vaccination on neuroimaging findings and outcome in pediatric CNS Tuberculosis. Neurology 2008;70 (11) ; supplement 1: A 131
10. Wasay M, Yousuf A, Azam I, Khealani BA, Malik A. Family physicians awareness and approach regarding stroke in Pakistan. Neurology 2008;70 (11) ; supplement 1: A 155
11. Barohi H, Wasay M, Awan S, Malik A, Syed NA. Thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke in Pakistan. Neurology 2008;70 (11) ; supplement 1: A 203
12. Malik A, Wasay M, Yousuf A, Chawla R, Daniel H, Azam I. Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions about Tetanus and Rabies; A population based survey from Pakistan. Neurology 2008;70 (11) ; supplement 1: A 257
13. Wasay M, Channa R, Jumani M, Zafar A. Neurological involvement in Dengue viral infection carries poor outcome. Neurology 2007 ; 68: A 138
14. Wasay M, Patel J, Azam I, Aslam M. Itraconazole before surgical biopsy of suspected cerebral aspergillosis may improve outcome. Neurology 2007 ; 68: A 138
15. Azeemuddin M, Wasay M, Masroor I, Sajjad Z, Ahmed R. Extra cranial Carotid artery Disease in patients with stroke and TIA; A prospective, multi- center analysis of 672 patients from Karachi, Pakistan. Neurology 2007 ; 68: A 391
16. Taqi MA, Wasay M, Aziz H, Mansoor S. Neurological manifestations in patients with Falciparum malaria; frequency and prognostic value. Annals of Neurology September 2006; 60 (Issue S-10) page S-67.
17. Wasay M, Hauth E. Advocacy leadership training improves the level of activity and impact of Neurologist advocates. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 481
18. Arif H, Kheleani B, Ahsan H, Wasay M. Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features of Tuberculous myelitis. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 473
19. Wasay M, Ali NM, Shamsi R, Qaiser R, Hameed B, Kheleani B, Syed NA, Shafqat S, Afaq M, Khan MA. Predictors of outcome in intracerebral hemorrhage; analysis of 920 cases. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 452
20. Wasay M, Usman U, Mushtaq S, Kheleani B, Naqvi Z, Siddiqi A. Oxidative stress in CNS infections; a non-randomized study. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 317
21. Wasay M, Ali S, Asif M, Hassan A, Zakiullah N, Ahmed A, Malik A, Kheleani B, Haq A. Multiple sclerosis in Pakistan; analysis of 142 cases. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 254
22. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Bobustuc G, Kojan S, Dubey N, Sheikh Z, Dai A, Cheema Z, Unwin H. Cerebral venous thrombosis; risk factors, presentation, treatment and outcome in 252 patients. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2005; 238: S 61
23. Wasay M, Zaki KS, Khan S, Rehmani R. Narcotic analgesicgs for acute migraine in Emergency Room; Are we meeting IHS guidelines? Cephalalgia 2005; 25: 955
24. Wasay M, Bobustuc G, Kojan S, Sheikh Z, Dai A, Cheema Z. Headache in cerebral venous thrombosis; incidence, pattern and location in 200 consecutive patients. Cephalalgia 2005; 25: 1016
25. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Dai A, Kojan S, Dubey N, Bobustuc G, Sheikh Z, Cheema Z, Unwin H. Cerebral venous thrombosis; Analysis of 182 adult patients from United States. Annals of Neurology, September 2004.
26. Cheema Z, Sami H, Ahmad W, Wasay M. Myasthenia Gravis Crises induced by Spider Bite. Journal of Child Neurology/Volume 19, number 3, March 2004.
27. Cheema ZF, Punay NC, Kofahi R, Ilyas A, Akram Y, Wasay M. Spectrum of clinical presentations and neurologic sequelae of drug induced CNS vasculitis. Journal of Neuroimaging 2004; 14: 196
28. Kheleani BA, Zainab FJ, Wasay M. Cost of acute stroke care at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. JPMA 2003; 4: S 13-14
29. Zaki KS, Khan S, Kheleani BA, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Wasay M. Frequency of depression in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage and trend to treat these patients in a tertiary care centre. JPMA 2003; 4: S13
30. Hameed B, Kheleani BA, Mozaffar T, Wasay M. Primary intraventricular haemorrhage: A review of 12 cases. JPMA 2003; 4: S 10
31. Maken S, Rabbani A, Kheleani BA, Baig SM, Wasay M. Seizures and EEG findings in 262 patients with bacterial meningitis and herpes encephalitis. JPMA 2003; 4: S 9-10
32. Wasay M, Khan S, Zaki KS, Kheleani BA. A non-randomised evaluation of safety and efficacy of heparin for prevention of deep venous thrombosis in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage. Neurology 2003; 60; A231 ( Suppl 1)
33. Wasay M, Talati N, Shamsi R, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Salahuddin N. Autonomic nervous system dysfunction predicts poor prognosis in patients with tetanus. Annals of Neurology 2002; 52: S53
34. Wasay M, Ali NM, Shamsi R, Kheleani BA, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Khan MA, Baig S. Risk factors, clinical characteristics, and outcome of 677 patients with intracerebral hemorrhage from Karachi, Pakistan. Annals of Neurology 2002; 52: S 60-61
35. Wasay M, Ali NM, Bhojo AK, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Baig S. Hypotension at presentation is an indicator of poor prognosis in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage. Annals of Neurology (suppl) 2001:50: S42
36. Syed NA, Rizvi Z, Jafar T, Baig SM, Mozaffar T, Wasay M, Sheikh L, Khelani B, Babar I. Neuromuscular conditions associated with critical illness: A role of malnutrition. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2001; 187: S 468
37. Syed NA, Umer M, Khan M, Hashmi P, Ahad A, Ahmed N, Wasay M, Baig SM, Ahmed M. Effect of creating a path compared to entubulation on neural regeneration in a rat model of traumatic sciatic nerve injury. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2001; 187: S 472
38. Moolani M, Zaheer J, Wasay M, Sarwari AR. Intracranial Tuberculoma: A review of 97 cases from Karachi, Pakistan Neurology April 2001; 56; A 405 (suppl 3)
39. Wasay M, Bhojo A, Moolani M, Zaheer J, Sarwari AR. Brain CT and MRI findings in central nervous system Tuberculoma. Journal of Neuroimaging January 2001; 11: 62
40. Wasay M, Bhojo A, Moolani M, Zaheer J, Hasan S, Muzaffar S, Pui M, Sarwari A. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of CNS tuberculoma; correlation to neuropathologic findings Neuroradiology 2000; 42 (1): S66
41. Wasay M, Bobustuc G, Kojan S, Dang M, Ansari M, Dai A, Dubey N. Local urokinase thrombolysis for cerebral venous thrombosis: analysis of 29 patients. Neurology 2000 (supple 3) 54; A389-90
42. Dubey N, Wasay M, Bates V, Burgin S, Rue B, Alvarez M. Parenchymal hypodensity on CT scan predicts hemorrhage after intravenous TPA in acute stroke. Stroke 2000: 31(vol.31): 328
43. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Bobustuc G, Dubey N, Cheema Z, Dai A. Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging in superior sagittal sinus thrombosis. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 54
44. Wasay M, Qureshi AI, Bates VE, Dai A, Sheikh Z, Bakshi R, Alesseh H, Ansari M. Reversible Balint’s syndrome secondary to sagittal sinus thrombosis: Brain CT, MRI and angiographic findings. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 54
45. Wasay M, Giglio P, Bakshi R, Sheikh ZA, Bates VE, Kinkel WR, Dai A, Dubey N. Utility and cost effectiveness of intracranial MRA in management of stroke. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 54-55.
46. Ansari M, Brinkrant D, Gori A, Alessah H, Dai A, Wasay M, Moore J. Prognostic value of cranial ultrasound in pre term apneic infants: analysis of 55 cases. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 55
47. Dai A, Wasay M, Sheikh ZA, Janardhan V, Szgeti K, Xue L, Bakshi R. Trends toward surgical referral in patients with intractable epilepsy based on FDG-PET, MRI and EEG findings: analysis of 75 patients Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 56-57
48. Dubey N, Ioannis C, Yu-Tze N, Wasay M, Bakshi R. Early CT scan changes predict hemorrhage after intravenous TPA thrombolysis in acute stroke Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 49
49. Dubey N, Wasay M, Yu-Tze N, Ioannis C, Aggrawal V, Campbell M. Correlation of diffusion weighted imaging and hyperintense vessels on FLAIR MRI in acute stroke. Journal of Neuroimaging 2000; 10: 51-52
50. Wasay M, Bobustuc G, Bakshi R, Kojan S, Dubey N, Kamran S. Sagittal sinus thrombosis treated with local urokinase thrombolysis; analysis of 25 patients. Journal of Neurology 1999; 246(supple): 24
51. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Kojan S, Bobustuc G, Dubey N, Kamran S. Local urokinase thrombolysis versus heparin anticoagulation in treatment of sagittal sinus thrombosis; analysis of 40 cases. Neurology 1999; 52 (supple 2): A63
52. Bobustuc G, Puduvalli VK, Wasay M, Lagos GK, Kyritisis AP. Central nervous system metastases in patients with prostrate carcinoma; a retrospective analysis. Neurology 1999; 52 (supple 2): A199
53. Wasay M, Kojan S, Haq A, Diaz Arrastia R. St. Louis encephalitis- a review of 11 cases in Dallas epidemic. Neurology 1998; 50: 175
54. Wasay M, Perez S, Boren R, Unwin HD. Time spent in ER after acute stroke in a university-based hospital. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 1997; 6: 471
55. Wasay M, Herrold JM, Burns DK, Kagen-Hallet K, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ, Wolfe GI. Chloroquine Myopathy and Neuropathy with elevated cerebrospinal fluid protein. The journal of Child Neurology Vol. 12: 2: Feb 1997; 134 - 135.
56. Briley D, Sergent SM, Wasay M, Thomas S. The relationship of Leukoariosis (LA) to gait disturbances and incontinence: effects of Stroke and anatomic distribution of LA. Neurology. March 1997; 48(1): 435- 436.
57. Wasay M, Kojan S, Sweatt W, Haq A, Siddiq Z, Unwin H, Greenlee Sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to hypercoagulable states treated with direct thrombolysis. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.Vol.7, No.5 (Oct) 1998.pp 368
58. Wasay M, Kojan S, Unwin H, Bobustuc G, Dubey N Sagittal sinus thrombosis secondary to lithium therapy treated with direct thrombolysis Journal of Neuroimaging Vol 9 No1 January 1999. P 62.
59. Kaman S, Dai A, Bakshi R, Wasay M, Dubey N The role of FLAIR MR images in CNS infection and inflammatory diseases September 1999; 41: S 65 Neuroradiology
60. Wasay M, Dai A, Travedi J, Ansari M, Bobustuc G, Roach ES Cerebral venous thrombosis in pediatric patients: A review of 22 cases Annals of Neurology 1999; 46: 541
61. Wasay M, Travedi J, Dai A, Bobustuc G, Ansari M Neuroimaging findings in 22 patients with cerebral venous thrombosis Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 1999;8: 281
62. Wasay M, Qureshi A, Dubey N, Vernice Bates, Bakshi R, Magnetic Resonance Angiography of internal carotid artery stents; a comparison to Doppler ultrasound Neuroradiology September 1999; 41:S79
63. Wasay M, Bakshi R, Dubey N, Mohr S, Shaikh Z, Kinkel Diagnostic yield of head CT scanning in the evaluation of 112 consecutive patients with dizziness. Annals of Emergency Medicine 1999; 34(4): S7
64. Dubey N, Wasay M, Szgeti K, Mechtler L, Bates V, Bakshi R Basal ganglia CT hypodensity may predict intraparenchymal Haemorrhage after TPA thrombolysis in acute stroke Neuroradiology September 1999; 41:S109

               

 

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