Muhammed Murtaza, MBBS, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Aga Khan University Medical College
  • PhD, Medical Science, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge

Recent Publications

  • Feasibility of circulating tumor DNA analysis in dogs with naturally occurring malignant and benign splenic lesions.
    Favaro PF, Stewart SD, McDonald BR, Cawley J, Contente-Cuomo T, Wong S, Hendricks WPD, Trent JM, Khanna C, Murtaza M
    Sci Rep 2022 04 15; 12(1): 6337
    [PubMed ID: 35428782]

  • Plasma metagenomic sequencing to detect and quantify bacterial DNA in ICU patients suspected of sepsis: A proof-of-principle study.
    Kisat MT, Odenheimer-Bergman A, Markus H, Joseph B, Srivatsan SN, Contente-Cuomo T, Khalpey Z, Keim P, O'Keeffe T, Askari R, Salim A, Rhee P, Murtaza M
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 12 01; 91(6): 988-994
    [PubMed ID: 34510074]

  • Horizons in Veterinary Precision Oncology: Fundamentals of Cancer Genomics and Applications of Liquid Biopsy for the Detection, Characterization, and Management of Cancer in Dogs.
    Chibuk J, Flory A, Kruglyak KM, Leibman N, Nahama A, Dharajiya N, van den Boom D, Jensen TJ, Friedman JS, Shen MR, Clemente-Vicario F, Chorny I, Tynan JA, Lytle KM, Holtvoigt LE, Murtaza M, Diaz LA, Tsui DWY, Grosu DS
    Front Vet Sci 2021; 8: 664718
    [PubMed ID: 33834049]

  • Analysis of recurrently protected genomic regions in cell-free DNA found in urine.
    Markus H, Zhao J, Contente-Cuomo T, Stephens MD, Raupach E, Odenheimer-Bergman A, Connor S, McDonald BR, Moore B, Hutchins E, McGilvrey M, de la Maza MC, Van Keuren-Jensen K, Pirrotte P, Goel A, Becerra C, Von Hoff DD, Celinski SA, Hingorani P, Murtaza M
    Sci Transl Med 2021 02 17; 13(581)
    [PubMed ID: 33597261]

  • Primary glomus tumour of the pituitary gland: diagnostic challenges of a rare and potentially aggressive neoplasm.
    Quah BL, Donofrio CA, La Rosa S, Brouland JP, Cossu G, Djoukhadar I, Mayers H, Shenjere P, Pereira M, Pathmanaban ON, Murtaza MO, Gattamaneni R, Roncaroli F, Karabatsou K
    Virchows Arch 2021 May; 478(5): 977-984
    [PubMed ID: 32918169]

All Publications on PubMed