Dr. Mohd Fareed

PK-PD Formulation & Toxicology Division
CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,Canal Road, Jammu – 180001
Email: mfareed@iiim.ac.in
Positions Held  
Position Held Date Organization
DST-INSPIRE Faculty 2017- Present CSIR-IIIM
SERB-National Post-Doctoral Fellow 2017 (Jun-Oct) SMVD University
Assistant Professor 2016-2017 BGSB University

Honors and Awards

  • Awarded DST INSPIRE-Faculty by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (2017).

  • Awarded “National Post-Doctoral Fellowship” by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India (2017).

  • Awarded Senior Research Fellow (SRF) by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India (2014).

  • Best Poster Presentation Award in the National Symposium on “Neurosciences and its Future Prospects” organized by Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, J.N. Medical College, AMU, Aligarh (2014).

  • Best Poster Presentation Award in the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences (IABS) & Symposium on “Modern Trends in Human Disease” held at the department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, J.N. Medical College, AMU, Aligarh (2013).

  • Third prize in essay writing in “13th All India Road Safety Essay Competition” organized by Ministry of Shipping Road Transport and Highways, Government of India (2004).


  • Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG) [Life member]

  • Indian Science Congress (ISC) [Sessional member]

  • International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS) Beijing, China [Individual Member]

  • Reproductive Biology and Genetics Society (RBGS) [Scientific member]

Editorial/ Reviewer of Journals

  • Editor of 02 and reviewer of more than 14 International Journals

Research Area

Research area includes:

  • Human genetics, Epidemiology and Public Health.

  • Unravelling genomic signatures of genetic disorders using next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies.

  • Molecular target based drug discovery for inflammation, sickle cell disease and neurodegenerative diseases.


  • Fareed, M.; Ahmad, M.K.; Anwar, M.A.; Afzal, M. Impact of consanguineous marriages and degrees of inbreeding on fertility, child mortality, secondary sex ratio, selection intensity and genetic load: a cross-sectional study from Northern India. Pediatr Res. (2017), 81:18-26.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Genetics of consanguinity and inbreeding in health and disease. Ann Hum Biol. (2017), 44:99–107.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Increased cardiovascular risks associated with familial inbreeding: a population-based study of adolescent cohort. Ann Epidemiol. (2016), 4: 283–292.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Genetic structure of human populations based on 5 gene loci: A preliminary report from Northern India. Gene Rep. (2016), 4: 244–248.
  • Fareed, M.; Anwar, M.A.; Ahmad, M.K.; Afzal, M. Gene frequency reports of sickle cell trait among six human populations of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Gene Rep (2016), 4: 1–5.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Inbreeding depression and autosomal recessive disorders in humans. Hered Genet Curr Res. (2015), S6(1): e001.
  • Fareed, M.; Anwar, M.A.; Afzal, M. Prevalence and gene frequency of color vision impairments among children of six populations from North Indian region. Genes Dis. (2015), 2: 211–218.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Estimating the inbreeding depression on cognitive behavior: a population based study of child cohort. PLoS ONE (2014), 9(10):e109585.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Evidence of inbreeding depression on height, weight, and body mass index: A population-based child cohort study. Am J Hum Biol. (2014), 26:784–795.
  • Fareed, M.;, Ahsana, S.; Ruqaiya, H.; Afzal, M. A1A2BO and Rh gene frequencies among six populations of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Transfus Apher Sci. (2014), 50:247–252.
  • Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Single nucleotide polymorphism in genome-wide association of human population: a tool for broad spectrum service. Egypt J Med Hum Genet (2013), 14:123-134.
  • Fareed, M.; Ruqaiya, H.; Ahsana, S.; Afzal, M. Genetic study of phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) taste perception among six human populations of Jammu and Kashmir (India). Egypt J Med Hum Genet (2012), 13:161-166.
  • Fareed, M.; Siddique, Y.H.; Afzal, M. Micronucleus investigation in buccal mucosal cells among pan masala/gutkha chewers and its relevance for oral cancer. Biol Med. (2011), 3(2):8–15.
  • Shah, A.; Hussain, R.; Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Prevalence of red-green color vision defects among Muslim males and females of Manipur, India. Iran J Pub Health (2013), 42:16-24.
  • Ahmad, M.K.; Naqshbandi, A.; Fareed, M.; Mahmood, R. Oral administration of a nephrotoxic dose of potassium bromate, a food additive, alters renal redox and metabolic status and inhibits brush border membrane enzymes in rats. Food chem. (2012), 134:980-985.

Book chapter:

  • Shah, A.; Hussain, R.; Fareed, M.; Afzal, M. Population dynamism of colour blindness prevalence and their association with physical (health), social and emotional problems in different populations of Manipur. Population dynamism and resource utilization - urban growth, health and development. Academic Publication Delhi (ISBN No 0343-2521) (2015) 12:142-149.