Profile for Afzal Siddiqui, PhD, MPhil, MS

Afzal Siddiqui

Afzal Siddiqui, PhD, MPhil, MS

  • Chief
  • Vice Chair of Biomedical Research
  • Director
  • Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Professor
Office Phone: 806-743-2638
Email: Afzal.Siddiqui@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 9410
Lubbock TX 79430-9410

Research Interests

Parasitology; Vaccine discovery, development and testing for human parasite Schistosoma mansoni; Stronglyloides stercoralis hyperinfection

Teaching Interests

Parasitology

Selected Publications:

  • Karmakar, S & Zhang, W & Ahmad, Gul & Torben, W & Alam, M & Le , L & Damian, R & Wolf, R & White, G & Carey, D & Carter, D & Reed, S & Siddiqui, Afzal June (2014) Use of an Sm-p80-based therapeutic vaccine to kill established adult schistosome parasites in chronically infected baboons. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 209, 12, 1929-40.
  • Zhang, W & Ahmad, Gul & Le , L & Rojo, J & Karmakar, S & Tillery, K & Torben, W & Damian, R & Wolf, R & White, G & Carey, D & Carter, D & Reed, S & Siddiqui, Afzal June (2014) Longevity of Sm-p80-specific antibody responses following vaccination with Sm-p80 vaccine in mice and baboons and transplacental transfer of Sm-p80-specific antibodies in a baboon. Parasitology Research, 113, 6, 2239-50.
  • Karmakar, S & Zhang, W & Ahmad, Gul & Torben, W & Alam, M & Le , L & Damian, R & Wolf, R & White, G & Carey, D & Carter, D & Reed, S & Siddiqui, Afzal March (2014) Cross-species protection: Schistosoma mansoni Sm-p80 vaccine confers protection against Schistosoma haematobium in hamsters and baboons. Vaccine, 32, 11, 1296-1303.
  • Le , L & Zhang, W & Karmakar, S & Ahmad, Gul & Torben, W & Siddiqui, Afzal March (2014) Simultaneous priming with DNA encoding Sm-p80 and boosting with Sm-p80 protein confers protection against challenge infection with Schistosoma mansoni in mice. Parasitology Research, 113, 3, 1195-1200.
  • Karmakar, S & Zhang, W & Ahmad, Gul & Alam, M & Winn, Richard & Torben, W & Le , L & Tillery, K & Siddiqui, Afzal January (2014) Complement plays a minimal role in Sm-p80-mediated protection against Schistosoma mansoni. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 10, 3, 640-7.