Muhammad Hashim Raza

Research Centers - Child Language Doctoral Program
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center
Room 3044
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045
Second office:
Haworth Hall
Room 3042



Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB)

M.Phil., Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB)

M.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Arid Agriculture, Department of Biochemistry

Diploma, Physiotherapy, College of Medical Technology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

B.S.Ed., Education, University of the Punjab, Federal College of Education Sector H-9, Islamabad Pakistan Education

Selected Publications

Raza, M. H., Mattera, R. Morell, R. Sainz, E. Rahn, R. Gutierrez, J. Paris, E. Roots, J. Solomon, B. Brewer, C. Basra, M. R., Khan, S. Riazuddin, S. Braun, A. Bonifacino, J. S., & Drayna, D. (2015). Association between rare variants in AP4E1, a component of intracellular trafficking, and persistent stuttering . American Journal of Human Genetics. DOI:10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.10.007

Raza, M. H., Domingues, C. F., Webster, R. Sainz, E. Paris, E. Rahn, R. Gutierrez, J. Chow, H. M., Mundorff, J. Kang, C. Riaz, N. Basra, M. R., Khan, S. Riazuddin, S. Moretti-Ferreira, D. Braun, A. & Drayna, D. (2015). Mucolipidosis types II and III and non-syndromic stuttering are associated with different variants in the same genes. European Journal of Human Genetics. DOI:10.1038/ejhg.2015.15

Oh, S. Baek, J. Weigand, K. M., Venselaar, H. Swarts, H. G., Park, S. Raza, M. H., Jung, J. Choi, S. Lee, S. Friedrich, T. Vriend, G. Koenderink, J. B., Kim, U. & Lee, K. (2014). A missense variant of the ATP1A2 gene is associated with a novel phenotype of progressive sensorineural hearing loss associated with migraine. Eur J Hum Genet. DOI:10.1038/ejhg.2014.154

Raza, M. H., Gertz, E. M., Mundorff, J. Lukong, J. Kuster, J. Schaffer, A. A., & Drayna, D. (2013). Linkage analysis of a large African family segregating stuttering suggests polygenic inheritance. Hum Genet, 132, 385-396. DOI:10.1007/s00439-012-1252-5

Raza, M. H., Ali, R. A., Riazuddin, S. & Drayna, D. (2012). Studies in a consanguineous family reveal a novel locus for stuttering on chromosome 16q. Hum Genet, 131(2), 311-313. DOI:10.1007/s00439-011-1134-2

Raza, M. H., Riazuddin, S. & Drayna, D. (2010). Identification of an autosomal recessive stuttering locus on chromosome 3q13.2-3q13.33. Hum Genet, 128(4), 461-463. DOI:10.1007/s00439-010-0871-y

Rao, A. Q., Hussain, S. S., Shahzad, M. S., Bokhari, S. A., Raza, M. H., Rakha, A. Majeed, A. Shahid, A. A., Saleem, Z. Husnain, T. & Riazuddin, S. (2006). Somatic embryogenesis in wild relatives of cotton (Gossypium Spp.). Journal of Zhejiang Univ SCIENCE B, 7(4), 291-298.

Shahzad, M. S., Abbas, S. Y., Rao, A. Q., Raza, M. H., Ullah, O. Rehman, Z. Shahid, A. A., Ahmad, Z. & Riazuddin, S. (2004). Population Studies of STR Loci (D3S1358, D5S818, D7S820, D18S51and FGA) in NWFP and Sindhi Populations of Pakistan for Forensic Use. ARCH. MED. SAD. KRYM, LIV, 215-222.

Selected Presentations

Andres, E. M., Basra, M. A., Hafeez, H. Kausar, F. Riazuddin, S. Rice, M. L. & Raza, M. H. (10/18/2017 - 10/18/2017). Investigation of rare variations in four SLI candidate genes in Pakistani SLI population. American Society of Human Genetics 2017. Orlando

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