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Said El Shamieh Beirut Arab University Beirut Lebanon Biography
Biography of Said El Shamieh
Dr. Said El Shamieh obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 2012) in Health and Life Sciences from University of Lorraine, Nancy, France. Dr. El Shamieh is currently Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genomics, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, at Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas/fields of molecular biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biostatistics, systems biology, cancer research, cell biology, evolutionary biology, etc. Dr. El Shamieh, as an author/co-author, has published more than 25 articles in various journals.
Prof. Debomoy K. Lahiri (16607 citations) Department of Psychiatry Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN USA Biography
Biography of Debomoy K. Lahiri
Dr. Debomoy Lahiri is Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, USA. His major research focus is to understand the mechanism of aging, origin and biogenesis of the amyloid plaque, and to discover drug targets for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other brain disorders. Dr. Lahiri’s group has shown the novel role of specific microRNA species in regulation of genes implicated in AD as well as the role of gene and environment interaction in late-life disorders. Also, his team has made significant contributions to understanding the biochemical pathway for neurodevelopment disorders, such as autism and fragile X syndrome. Dr. Lahiri is the Editor-In-Chief of the international journal, ‘Current Alzheimer Research' and ‘Current Aging Science' (Bentham). He authored books, such as ‘Protective Strategies for Neurodegenerative Diseases' published by the New York Academy of Sciences. Dr. Lahiri was awarded grants as a Principal Investigator from the National Institute on Aging, NIH, and Alzheimer’s Association, USA. His other honors include the ‘Zenith Award’ and listing in Marquis' ‘Who's Who in the World'.