Iqra Mumal, MSc,  —

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.

Articles by Iqra Mumal

Increase in a Type of Gut Bacteria Linked to More Pain in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Howard University researchers have discovered a link between increases in Veillonella gut bacteria and higher levels of pain in sickle cell disease patients. The team presented their findings at the American Physiological Society’s Physiological and Pathophysiological Consequences of Sickle Cell Disease conference in Washington, Nov. 6-8. Sickle cell disease is a blood…