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SALEH ZAID ALMUHSEN, MD, FAAP, FRCP(c)

 

Updated on July, 2010

 

 

  • Personal Informations:

    • Name: Saleh Zaid Al-Muhsen

    • Nationality: Saudi

    • Contact Information:

PO Box: 2925 Riyadh 11461

Department of Pediatrics,

College of Medicine,

King Saud University

 

Tel: (996)1-4670807

Email: almuhsen@ksu.edu.sa

salmuhsen@hotmail.com

smohsen@kfshrc.edu.sa

 

 ·        Degrees and Qualifications:

·      MBBS, (Medical Doctor Degree) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (1995).

·      Royal college (Canadian) Board in pediatrics (FRCPC), McGill University, Montreal, Canada, (2001).

·      American Board of Pediatrics (2000).

·      Royal college (Canadian) Board in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (FRCPC), McGill University, Montreal, Canada (2002).

·      The Meakins Christie (Asthma Research Center) fellowship Certificate (2003).

 

 

·        Education:

·         Medical School:        College of Medicine

                                          King Saud University

                                          Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

                                    MBBS Degree, March 1996  

 

·         Postgraduate Training:

o   One year of internship at Major teaching hospitals in Riyadh (April 8, 1995 – April 7, 1996)

o   Pediatric training at King Faisal Specialist Hospital (June 1996 – August 1997)

o   Demonstrator, Department of Pediatrics, College of medicine, King Saud University (1997)

o   Residency training in pediatrics at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. (Board Certified) (September 1997 – September 2001)

o   Clinical fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. (Board Certified) (September 2000 – September 2002)

o   Research fellowship in asthma clinical centre and Basic/Clinical Science Research at The Meakins-Christie laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (February 2002 – January 2003)

o   Immunology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (January 2003 – April 2003)

 

 

 

 

·        Academic and Administrative Appointment:

·         Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (June 2009-present  )

·         Associate Professor, Consultant Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (March 2010 – Present).

·         Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2009- Present)

·         Research Advisor, for his Excellency, President of King Saud University (March 2008-present)

·         Member, College of Medicine Board, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2009- Present)

·         Member, University Hospitals Board, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2009- Present)

·         Member, founding committee, Prince Naif Health Science Research Institute, King Saud University, (Oct 2008-present)

·         Member, Strategic planning committee for University hospitals and College of Medicine, King Saud University (2008-present)

·         Nominated Member, Scientific Board for Pediatrics and Pediatric subspecialties, Arab Council for Health specialties (2010-Present)

·         Nominated Member, Scientific Board for Pediatrics and Pediatric subspecialties, Saudi Council for Health specialties (2010-Present)

·         Member, Steering Committee for the Medical Research Chairs Program, King Saud University, (March 2008-Present)

·         Member, Medical Education Board, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2005-2008)

·         Founder, and chairman of the founding committee, Saudi Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (2009)

·         Invited member for the National committee for Diagnosis and management of bronchial asthma (2007).

·         Assistant Professor, Consultant Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (January 2004 – March 2010)

·         Deputy chairman, Department of Pediatrics, KKUH, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2006- 2007)

·         Director, Pediatric Postgraduate Training Program, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2005 – 2008)

·         Deputy Director, Pediatric Postgraduate Training Program, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2004)

·         Part-time Consultant, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (June 2003 – Present)

·         Part-time Consultant, joint appointment, Section of Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (26 October 2003 – Present)

·         Visiting Professor, Necker Medical School, University of Rene Descartes, Paris, France (August 2008)

·         Director,  Prince Naif Center for Immunology Research, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (February 2009)

·         Director, Asthma Research chair, King Saud University (April, 2008) 

·         Adjunct Scientist, Department of molecular genetics, Research center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Oct 2008- present)

 

 

·        Committees Membership

·         Member, Strategic planning committee for University hospitals and College of Medicine, King Saud University (2008-present)

·         Member, Riyadh Techno valley founding committee, King Saud University team, Oct 2008

·         Member, Medical Research chairs steering committee, King Saud University, April 2008

·         Chairman, Developmental and planning committee, department of pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2009 – Present)

·         Invited Member, Organizing committee, World Allergy organization International Scientific Congress 2010, Dubai, UAE, December 2010

·         Chairman, Organizing committee, 1st symposium for Immunology Research and 2nd Asthma Research chair workshop, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 29-30, 2010

·         Member, scientific committee (at large), First Middle East-Asia Allergy, asthma and Immunology Congress, Dubai, UAE (26-29 March 2009)

·         Member of the organizing committee, Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical immunology Symposium, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (17-18 November 2009)

·         Chairman, Asthma Awareness campaign organizing committee, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (May 2009)

·         Member, Organizing committee, The 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (17-19 March 2009)

·         Chairman, organizing committee, First Asthma Research chair workshop, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (March 19, 2009)

·         Chairman, Organizing Committee, Pediatric Update Symposium, Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, in collaboration with Saudi Pediatric Association, September 21-23, 2004.

·         Member, Undergraduate committee, department of pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Oct 2008- present)

·         Member, Medicolegal evaluation committee, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2007 – Present)

·         Invited member for the National committee for Diagnosis and management of bronchial asthma (2007).

·         Invited member for the Asthma guidelines committee, Saudi Thoracic Society, (2008)

·         Member, Pediatric research committee, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2006 – Present)

·         Member, Viral infection in immunocompromised patients, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2006 – Present)

·         Member, Developmental and planning committee, department of pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2006 – 2007)

·         Member, Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2005 – 2007)

·         Member, Interns supervision and development committee, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2005 – 2007)

·         Member, Hospital and college wide Post graduate committee, medical education center, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2003 – 2008)

·         Local pediatric training committee, Saudi council for health specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2003 – 2008)

·         Chairman, Post graduate committee, department of pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2003 – 2008)

 

 

 

·        Awards, Grants and Appreciation

(1995):     Award for major contribution in the Medical students    activities committees, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University

 

(1996):     Award for major contribution in the Medical students activities committees, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University

 

(1997):   Faculty of Medicine Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance in the internship, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

(1998-2003):   Academic Excellence Award, from the Saudi Cultural Bureau in Canada

 

(2006):     Postgraduate Pediatric Training Board Appreciation Award, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

(2006):     Major contribution award, in success of BMT program, King Faisal  Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

 (Dec 2007):    Best abstract, Pediatric Research day, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

(Dec 2008):     Editor choice award, Journal Of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (USA)

 

(2008-2013):   Grant for Prince Naif Center for Immunology Research, collaborative research program and establishing a research laboratory (Grant of 5,000,000 $ from Ministry of higher education and KSU)

 

(2008-2013):   Grant for Research chair in Asthma, King Saud University (Grant of 1,200,000 $ from KSU)

 

(2008):      Marquis Who’s Who in the World Certificate of Recognition

 

(2009):      Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare Nominee for 2009-2010

 

(2009-2011):   Esinohils in airway remodeling. Grant from King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Grant of 300,000 $)

 

(2010-2011):   Role of Eosinophils in the Proliferation of airway smooth muscle (ASM) cells (Grant of 60,000 $ from Merck & co “MSD”)

 

(March 2010):     Best Abstract, Gulf-Thoracic-2010, in collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians, Abu-Dhabi, UAE)

 

(2010):      Golden Medal, for distinguished Academic and Research award, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

(2010):       Letter of Appreciation and Award, from his Excellency, Minister of higher education (Dr. Khaled Al-Angeri) for distinguished research achievement.

 

(2010):       Letter of Appreciation and Award, from his Excellency, Rector of King Saud University (Dr. Abdullah Al-Othman) for distinguished research achievement.

                       

      ·          Clinical and Research Interest:

·         Primary immunodeficiency disorders

·         Stem cell transplantation in primary immunodeficiency diseases.

·         Asthma.

 

·        Societies Memberships:

 

·         Social and educational undergraduate student’s representative (1994).

·         Canadian Pediatric Society (1997-2001).

·         American Academy of Pediatrics (1997-2001).

·         Interview committee for Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology training program at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (2000-2002).

·         Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2001- present).

·         American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (2001-present).

·         Saudi Pediatric Association (2004-present)

·         Saudi Thoracic Society (2006-present)

·         Founder, Saudi Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (2009)

 

 

 

·     Member of editorial boards:

       ·          Associate Editor, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, UK (2009-Present)

     ·         Managing editor, FRONTIERS IN BIOSCIENCE (2010-Present)

      ·        Editor, Journal of Pediatric Sciences, Turkey (2009-Present)

    ·         Reviewer, Annals of Saudi Medicine, Saudi Arabia (2004-Present)

 

 

 ·        Research and Publication

 

1.    Al-Muhsen S, Clarke AE, Kagan RS., Peanut Allergy: An Overview. CMAJ. 2003 May 13;168(10):1279-85.

2.    Al-Muhsen SZ, Shablovsky G, Olivenstein R, Mazer B, Hamid Q. Role of SCF and C-kit receptor in allergic asthma. Clin Exp Allergy. 2004 June; 34(6):911-6.

3.    Al-Dosari MS, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Jazaeri A, Mayerle J, Zenker M, Alkuraya FS. Johanson–Blizzard Syndrome: Report of a Novel Mutation and Severe Liver Involvement, Am J Med Genet A. 2008 Jul 15;146A (14):1875-9. 

4.    Al-Muhsen, S*; Casanova, JL. The Genetic heterogeneity of Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial diseases. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Dec 2008; 122(6):1043-1051

5.    Al-Ammar AY, Yasin SS, Al-Muhsen SZ, Al-Saadi MM, Al-Sohaibani MO. Laryngeal presentation of Churg-Strauss syndrome in childhood. Ann Saudi Med. 2009 Mar- Apr; 29(2): 142-5

6.    Al-Muhsen S*, Al-Hemidan A, Al-Shehri A, Al-Harbi A, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Saud B, Al-Mousa H, Al-Dhekri H, Arnaout R, Al-Mohsen I, Alsmadi O. Ocular manifestation in Chronic Granulomatous Disease in Saudi Arabia”. J AAPOS, Aug 2009; 13(4):396-9.

7.    Suliman F., Amra N., Sheikh S., Al-Muhsen S., Al-Smadi O. Epidemiology of Chronic granulomatous disease of childhood in Eastern province, Saudi Arabia, Pediatr Asthma, Allerg & Immunol, vol: 2(1) March 2009, 21-26 

8.    S. Al-Muhsen*. Clinical Profile of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Bronchiolitis in the Intensive Care Unit at a Tertiary Care Hospital (In press, Current Pediatric Research)

9.    Alsmadi O, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Muhsen S, Arnaout R, Al-Dhekri H, Al-Saud B, Al-Kayal F, Al-Saud H, Al-Mousa H. Molecular analysis of T-B-NK+Severe Combined Immunodeficiency and Omenn’s Syndrome cases in Saudi Arabia. BMC Med Genet. 2009 Nov 13;10:116.

10. S. Al-Muhsen*. Delayed Presentation of Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) due to prolonged maternal T cell engraftment: Case report and literature review (In press, Annals of Saudi Medicine)

11. Al-Saud B, Alsmadi O, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Dhekri H, Arnaout R, Hershfield MS, Al-Mousa H. A novel mutation in purine nucleoside phosphorylase in a child with a normal uric acid level. Clin Biochem. 2009 Nov;42(16-17):1725-7. Epub 2009 Sep 3.

12. S. Al-Muhsen*, Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDs). Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2010 Apr-Jun;16(2):66-74

13. Ayas M, Al-Seraihi A, Al-Jefri A, Al-Ahmari A, Al-Mahr M, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Mousa H, Al-Dhekri H, Alsaud B, Eldali A, Mohamad A, Al-Humaidan H, Chadrawi A, Al-Kaff M, Al-Hassnan Z, El-Solh H.Unrelated cord blood transplantation in Pediatric Patients: A Report from Saudi Arabia. Bone Marrow Transplant. . [Epub ahead of print]

14. Al-Ahmari A, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Mansoori M, Hawwari A, Eldali A, Ayas M, Al-Mousa H, Al-Jefri A, Al-Saud B, Al-Seraihy A, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Mahr M, Al-Dhekri H, El-Solh H. Hematopoietic SCT in children with Griscelli syndrome: a single-center experience Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

15. Puel A, Döffinger R, Natividad A, Chrabieh M, Barcenas-Morales G, Picard C, Cobat A, Ouachée-Chardin M, Toulon A, Bustamante J, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Owain M, Arkwright PD, Costigan C, McConnell V, Cant AJ, Abinun M, Polak M, Bougnères PF, Kumararatne D, Marodi L, Nahum A, Roifman C, Blanche S, Fischer A, Bodemer C, Abel L, Lilic D, Casanova JL. Auto-antibodies to IL-17A, IL-17F and IL-22 in patients with chronic muco-cutaneous candidiasis and auto-immune polyendocrine syndrome type I. J Exp Med. 2010 Feb 15;207(2):291-7. Epub 2010 Feb 1.

16. Avery DT, Deenick EK, Ma CS, Suryani S, Simpson N, Chew GY, Chan TD, Palendira U, Bustamante J, Boisson-Dupuis S, Choo S, Bleasel KE, Peake J, King C, French MA, Engelhard D, Al-Hajjar S, Al-Muhsen S, Magdorf K, Roesler J, Arkwright PD, Hissaria P, Riminton DS, Wong M, Brink R, Fulcher DA, Casanova JL, Cook MC, Tangye SG. B-cell intrinsic signalling through IL-21 receptor and STAT3 is required for establishing long-lived antibody responses in humans. J Exp Med. 2010 Jan 18;207(1):155-71, S1-5. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

17. Al-Mousa H, Al-Shammari Z, Al-Ghonaium A, Al-Dhekri H, Al-Muhsen S, Al-Saud B, Arnaout R, Al-Seraihy A, Al-Jefri A, Al-Ahmari A, Ayas M, El-Solh H. Allogeneic SCT using Myeloablative and Reduced Intensity Conditioning in Patients with Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II Deficiency. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jun;16(6):818-23. Epub 2010 Jan 14

18. Rabih Halwani, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Qutayba Hamid. Role of TGF-β in airway remodeling in asthma. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2010 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print].

19. Rabih Halwani, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Qutayba Hamid. "Airway remodeling in asthma". Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 2010 June 28 [Epub ahead of print].

20. Bin-Abbas BS, Faiyaz-Ul-Haque M, Al-Fares AH, Al-Gazlan SS, Bhuiyan JA, Al-Muhsen SZ. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 1 in Saudi Children (Saudi Med J. 2010 Jul;31(7):788-92.)

21. Capucine Picard, Horst von Bernuth, Pegah Ghandil, Mayah Chrabieh, Cheng-Lung Ku, Sami Al-Hajjar, Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaium, Noorbibi K. Day-Good, Steven M. Holland…..Saleh Al-Muhsen, Laurent Abel, Anne Puel and Jean-Laurent Casanova. The clinical features and outcome of IRAK-4 and MyD88 deficiencies. (Accepted for publication, Medicine®-Baltimore)

22. Ludovic de Beaucoudrey, Jacinta Bustamante, Aurélie Cobat , Arina Samarina, Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis, ….Laurent Abel, Saleh Al-Muhsen*, Ozden Sanal, Jean-Laurent Casanova. Revisiting human IL-12R1 deficiency: a survey of 140 patients from 30 countries. (Accepted for publication, Medicine®-Baltimore)

23. Rebeca Pérez de Diego, Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu, Lazaro Lorenzo, Anne Puel, Sabine Plancoulaine, Capucine Picard,...., Caetano Reis e Sousa, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Emmanuelle Jouanguy, Shen-Ying Zhang, Laurent Abel, Jean-Laurent Casanova. Human TRAF-3 Deficiency and Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (Accepted for publication, Immunity)

24. Jacinta Bustamante, Andres A. Arias, Capucine Picard, Guillaume Vogt, Lizbeth Blancas Galicia,…Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Bruce Woda, Peter Newburger, Antonio Condino-Neto, Mary C. Dinauer, Laurent Abel and Jean-Laurent Casanova. Germline but macrophage-tropic CYBB mutations in patients with X-linked predisposition to tuberculous mycobacterial diseases (Submitted for publication, Nature Immunology)

25. Xiao-Fei Kong, Michael Ciancanelli, Sami Al-Hajjar, Laia Alsina, Timothy Zumwalt, Jacinta Bustamante, Jacqueline Feinberg, Magali Audry, Carolina Prando, Vanessa Bryant, Alexandra Kreins, Dusan Bogunovic, Xin-Xin Zhang, Laurent Abel, Damien Chaussabel, Saleh Al-Muhsen*, Jean-Laurent Casanova* and Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis*. A novel form of human STAT1 deficiency impairing early but not late responses to interferons (Accepted for publication, Blood).

26. Rabih Halwani, Jehan Al Abri, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Saleh Al-Muhsen and Qutayba Hamid. Effects of some CC and CXC Chemokines on Airway Smooth Muscle Proliferation and Survival. (Accepted for publication, J Immunol)

27. Mohammed Al-Owain, Namik Kaya, Hamad Al-Zaidan, Hamad Al-Mojalli, Ibrahim Bin Hussain, Hindi Al-Hindi, Hadeel Al-Manea, Shelley Kennedy, M. Anwar Iqbal, Albandary Al-Bakheet, Anne Puel, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Saleh Al-Muhsen. Renal Failure Associated With APECED and Terminal 4q Deletion: Evidence of Autoimmune Nephropathy. (Submitted for publication, BMC Immunology).

28. Abdullah A Alangari, Fahad Al-Zamil, Abdulrahman Al-Mazrou, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis, Sitalbanat Awadallah, Abdulmajeed Kambal, Jean-Laurent Casanova. Treatment of disseminated mycobacterial infection with high dose IFN-g in a patient with IL-12Rb1 deficiency (Submitted for publication).

29. Ludovic de Beaucoudrey, Arina Samarina, Jacinta Bustamante, Aurélie Cobat, Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis, Jacqueline Feinberg, Mohammad S. Ehlayel, Claire Fieschi, Laurent Abel**, Saleh Al Muhsen**, Ozden Sanal** and Jean-Laurent Casanova**. Inherited interleukin 12p40 deficiency: genetic, immunological, and clinical features. (Submitted for publication)

30.  Mouhab Ayas, Abdullah Al-Jefri, Abdelmoneim Eldali, Amal Al-Seraihi, Mohammed Al-Mahr, Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaium, Ali Al-Ahmari, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Hamoud Al-Mousa, Hasan Al-Dhekri, , Bandar Alsaud, Hassan El-Solh. Outcome of Second Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Pediatric Patients with non-malignant hematological and immune deficiency disorders: A Single Center Experience (Accepted for publication, Pediatric Blood and cancer)

31. Hasan Al-Dhekri, Ghanam Al-Ghanam, Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaium, Hamoud Al-Mousa, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Bandar Al-Saud, Rand Arnaout, Amal Al-Seraihy, Ali Al-Ahmari, Abdullah Al-Jefri, Mohammed Al-Mahr, Mouhab Ayas, Hassan El Solh. Allogenic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation In Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type-1 In Saudi Arabia (submitted for publication)

32. Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu, Rebeca Pérez de Dieg, Lazaro Lorenzo, Jerome Maluenda, Anne Puel, Nima Rezai, Farhad Mahvelati, Annabelle Cardon, Yiqi Guo, Melina Herman, Simona  Fornarino, Lluis Quintana-Murci, Ata Ghadiri , Sabine Plancoulaine, Capucine Picard, Flore Rosenberg, Marc Tardieu, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Rabih Halwani, Pierre Lebon, Emmanuelle Jouanguy, Shen-Ying Zhang, Laurent Abel, and Jean-Laurent Casanova. Autosomal dominant TRIF deficiency in patients with herpes simplex encephalitis (Submitted for publication, J Clin Invest).

33. Sandra Salem, Jacinta Bustamante, Stéphanie Boisson-Dupuis, Céline Trouillet, Joanna Azevedo, Anny Fortin, Laia Alsina, Timothy J Zumwalt, Xiaofei Kong, Katia Abarca, Dewton Vasconcelos, Jacqueline Feinberg, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Albert Berghuis, David L. Burk, Eduardo Talesnik, Anete Grumach, Alberto Duarte, Laurent Abel, Damien Chaussabel, Frédéric Geissmann, Philippe Gros and Jean-Laurent Casanova. Mycobacterial disease and lack of IL-12-producing myeloid dendritic cells type 1 in autosomal dominant IRF8 deficiency (Submitted for publication, Science).

34. S. Al Hajjar, S. Al Thawadi, A. Al-Seraihi, S. Al Muhsen, H. Imambaccus. Human Metapneumovirus and Human Coronavirus Infection  and Pathogenicity in Saudi Children Hospitalized with Acute Respiratory Illness (Submitted for publication, Annals of Saudi Medicine).

35. Sami Al Hajjar, Amal Al Seraihi, Saleh Al Muhsen, Mouhab Ayas, Suliman Al Jumaah, Abdullah Al Jefrey, Mohamed Shoukri, Hassan El Solh. Cytomegalovirus (CMV)Infections after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Children Risk Factors and Outcome (Submitted for publication, BMT).

36. Arwa Khayyat, Mohammed Al-Enezi, Abdulrahman Al-Frayh, Abdullah Al-Angeri, Saleh Al-Muhsen. Association of ADAM33 polymorphism with Asthma in Saudi Children (To be Submitted for publication). 

37. Saleh Al-Muhsen*, Namik Kaya*, Bandar Al-Saud, AlBandary AlBakheet, Dilek Colak, Mohammad Iqbal, ICF syndrome from Saudi Arabia: Clinical, cytogenetics and mutation analysis (Submitted for publication, BMC Med Genetics).

38. Julie Salomon, Yolanda Espinosa, Olivier Goulet, Philippe Guigue, Danielle Canioni, Julie Bruneau, Fatema Alzahrani, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Nadine Cerf-Bensussan, Nicole Brousse,  Arnold Munnich, Stanislas Lyonnet, Asma Smahi. A founder EpCAM mutation in Arabic patients with Congenital Tufting Enteropathy (Submitted for publication).

39. Boosting DNA vaccinated macaques with MVA induces better memory T cell maintenance compared to boosting with Adenovirus through the down regulation of PD-1 (submitted for publication)

40. Mouhab Ayas, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Bandar Al-Saud. Chemotherapy for treatment of secondary malignancies post allogeneic stem cell transplantation: does it expose the graft to risk? (submitted for publication, BMT)

41. Extensive Cryptococcal infection in patient with novel JAK-3 mutation severe combined immunodeficiency: complete resolution after successful stem cell transplantation. Zobida Al-Sum, Saleh Al- Muhsen*, et al (submitted for publication)

42. Rare association of Retinitis Pigmentosa and Hypogammaglobulinemia in a Saudi Family Saleh Almuhsen*, Mohammad Al-Dossari, Amal Al-Humaidan, Zuhair Al-Hassnan. (manuscript in preparation)

 

 

Presented and published Abstracts:

1.    Abstract, Epithelium derived chemokines enhance the proliferation and survival of airway smooth muscle cells.  XX World Congress of Asthma, Athens Hilton,  Greece, November 3-6 2010

2.    Abstract, Mechanism of infiltration of B cells to the airways during severe asthma. XX World Congress of Asthma, Athens Hilton,  Greece, November 3-6 2010

3.    Abstract, Eosinophils  amplify airway smooth muscle mass during asthmatic tissue remodeling. XX World Congress of Asthma, Athens Hilton,  Greece, November 3-6 2010

4.    Late breaking oral abstract, Role of CC and CXC chemokines in enhancing the proliferation and survival of airway smooth muscle cells.  XXIX Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, London, UK, 5-9 June 2010.

5.    Late breaking oral abstract, IL-17 enhances the recruitment of B cells to the airways in severe asthma.  XXIX Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, London, UK, 5-9 June 2010.

6.    Late breaking poster, Role of eosinophils in enhancing airway smooth muscle cell proliferation.  XXIX Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, London, UK, 5-9 June 2010.

7.    Oral abstract, Screening for Genetic Variants of IL-4 and ADAM33 Genes in a Sample from Saudi Asthmatic Children in Riyadh, Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010 (awarded the best abstracts with 1000 US Dollars)

8.    Oral abstract, CC and CXC chemokines enhance airway smooth muscle cells proliferation and persistence in severe Asthma. Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

9.    Oral abstract, Role of IL-17 in enhancing humoral immune response in severe asthma. Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

10. Poster, Eosinophils promotes airway remodeling in severe Asthma via the enhancement of smooth muscle cell proliferation. Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

11. Poster, Association of IL-13, Fcer-beta and IL-4R-alpha polymorphisms with Asthma in the Saudi population. Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

12. Oral abstract, Molecular and clinical profile in a large cohort with chronic granulomatous diseases from Saudi Arabia. The XXI World Allergy Congress 2009. Bunes Aires, Argentina, Dec 2009

13. Oral abstract, S Al-Muhsen, M Ayas, N Al-Khamees, A Al-Booq, H Shaheen, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, B Al-Saud, R Arnaout, A Al-Jefri, A Al-Seraihy, H El-Solh. Long-term survival and immune constitution after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in severe combined immune deficiency in Saudi Arabia, 35th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT 2009), Coteborg, Sweden, March 29-April 1st, 2009) published in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Vol. 43 (S1), March 2009, pages 29-30 

14. Oral abstract, S Al-Muhsen, Osama Alsmadi, Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaium, Hamoud Al-Mousa, Hasan Al-Dhekri, Sulaiman Al-Gazlan, Hassan Al-Rayes, Rand Arnaout, Bandar Al-Saud, Anas Al-Azami. Clinical and molecular characteristics of chronic granulomatous disease in Saudi Arabia,  Keystone symposium on Human Immunology and Immunodeficiencies, Capital Hotel in Beijing, China (May 12 - May 17, 2009)

15. Oral abstract, A Al-Ahmari, A Al-Ghonaium, M Ayas, H Al-Mousa, A Al-Jefri, B Al-Saud, A Al-Seraihy, S Al-Muhsen, M Al-Mahr, H Al-Dhekri, H El-Solh.  Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in chidren with Griscelli syndrome: a single center experience in, 35th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT 2009), Coteborg, Sweden, March 29-April 1st, 2009) published in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Vol. 43 (S1), March 2009, pages 29

16. S Al-Muhsen, M Ayas, N Al-Khamees, A Al-Booq, H Shaheen, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, B Al-Saud, R Arnaout, A Al-Jefri, A Al-Seraihy, H El-Solh. “The outcome of stem cell transplantation for severe combined immune deficiency in Saudi Arabia”. Clin Experim Immunol, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page    210. Also presented in the pediatric research day, KFSHRC, 2008

17. S Al-Muhsen, A Al-Hemidan, A Al-Shehri, A Al-Harbi, A Al-Ghonaium, I Bin-Hussain “Chorioretinal lesions in patients with Chronic Granulomatous Disease – case series”. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 211. Also presented in the pediatric research day, KFSHRC, 2008, and awarded "the third best abstract"

18. S Al-Muhsen “Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”., Rev Mar Mal Enf 2008; 18:101. (presented as invited oral presentation in the first ASID meeting, Casablanca, Morocco, Nov 1st, 2008)

19. Alsmadi, H Al-Dhekri, A Al-Ghonaium, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, F Al-Zayer, M Al-Harbi, F Al-Kayal, H Al-Saud, B Meyer, H Al-Mousa “JAK3 genetic lesions are mainly responsible for the T-B+NK- SCID in Saudi Arabia. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 55.

20. Alsmadi, H Al-Dhekri, A Al-Ghonaium, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, F Al-Zayer, M Al-Harbi, F Al-Kayal, H Al-Saud, B Meyer, H Al-Mousa. “Adenosine deaminase deficiency among severe combined immunodeficiency in Saudi Arabia”.Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 55.

21. H Al-Mousa, A Al-Ghonaium, H AlDhekri, S Al-Muhsen, B Al-Saud, R Arnaout, F Al-Zayer, H Al-Saud, F Al-Kayal, B Meyer, O Alsmadi. “Molecular genetic defects of Omenn’s Syndrome in Saudi Arabia”. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 59.

22. H Al-Mousa, O Alsmadi, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, H Al-Rayes, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, A Tbakhi, D Monies, S Wakil (Co-Author) “Underlying molecular genetic defects of severe combined Immunodeficiencies (SCID) in Saudi Arabia”. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 63.

23. H Al-Mousa, Z Al-Shammari, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, A Al-Seraihy, A Al-Jefri, A Al-Ahmari, H El-Solh, M Ayas. “Non-myeloablative stem cell transplantation for Major Histocompatibility Complex class II immunodeficiency Clinical and Experimental Immunol, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 101.

24. H Al-Mousa, Z Al-Shammari, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, S Al-Muhsen, B Al-Saud, A Al-Seraihy,A Al-Jefri, A Al-Ahmari, M Ayas, H El-Solh. “Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in patients with MHC class II deficiency: a single centre experience”. Clinical and Experimental Immunol, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 106.

25. B Al-Saud, O Alsmadi, S Al-Muhsen, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, R Arnaout, BF Meyer, H Al-Mousa. “A novel mutation in purine nucleoside phosphorylase in a child with a normal uric acid level”. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Vol. 154, S1, Nov 2008, Page 224.

26. H Al-Mousa, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout,A Tbakhi, F Al-Zayer, M Al-Harbi, H Al-Saud, F Al-Kayal, B Meyer, O Alsmadi. “Underlying molecular genetic defects in T-B-NK+ severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) in Saudi Arabia. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Feb 2008, Vol. 121, Issue 2, Page S85.

27. Alsmadi, H Al-Dhekri, A Al-Ghonaium, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, A Tbakhi, F Al-Zayer, M Al-Harbi, F Al-Kayal, H Al-Saud, B Meyer, H Al-Mousa. “Novel JAK3 Mutations Identified in SCID Patients from Saudi Arabia”. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Feb 2008, Vol. 121, Issue 2, Pager S87.

28. H Al-Dhekri, A Al-Ghonaium, A Al-Jefri, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Rayes, R Arnaout, S Al-Muhsen, A Tbakhi, M Ayas, M Al Mahr, L Osman, H Shahin. "Allogenic bone marrow transplant in leukocyte adhesion defect I: a single center study" presented as a Poster Presentation No.25  at the international congress of stem cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 13 - 15, 2007, also presented in Pediatric research day, Dec 2007

29. M. Ayas, A. Al-Seraihi, A. Al-Jefri, A. Al-Ahmari, S. Rifai, A. Al-Ghonaim, S. Al-Muhsen, H. Al-Mousa, H. Al-Dhekri, Z. Al-Hasnan, A. Khairy, S. Markiz, I. Al-Hassan, H. El-Solh Unrelated cord blood transplantation in paediatric patients, the experience of a tertiary care center (Poster Presentation No. 421 at the European Bone Marrow Transplant (EBMT) 2007 Congress, Lyon, France, March 25 - 28, 2007).

30. M. Ayas , A. Al-Seraihi, A. Al-Ghoneim, H. Al-Mousa, A. Al-Jefri, S. Al-Mohsen, M. Al-Mahr, S. Rifai, H. Al-Dhekri, N. El-Kum, H. El-Solh, Reduced-intensity conditioning for patients with non-SCID primary immune deficiency disorders undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The experience of King Faisal specialist Hospital and research centre, Saudi Arabia. (Poster Presentation No. 107 at the European Bone Marrow Transplant (EBMT) 2007 Congress.  Lyon, France, March 25 - 28, 2007).

31. R Arnaout, A Al-Ghonaium, A Al-Seraihy, H Al-Rayes, S Al-Muhsen, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, A Tbakhi, T Owaidah, M Ayas, A Al-Jefri, S Rifai, A Radwan. The outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplant for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome patients: A single center study. (Poster Presentation No.25  at the international congress of stem cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 13 - 15, 2007

32. Al-Afaleg N, Al-Senaidi A, Al-Ansari A, Al-Enezi M, Al-Muhsen S* Oxidative DNA damage and its relation to the oxidative stress in Saudi Asthmatic Patients. (Accepted as oral presentation at the KSU postgraduate research day. Oct, 2008, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) (manuscript in preparation)

33. Al-Afaleg N, Al-Senaidi A, Al-Ansari A, Al-Enezi M, Al-Muhsen S* Levels of two Systemic Antioxidants in Saudi Asthmatic Patients. (Accepted as poster presentation at the KSU postgraduate research day. Oct, 2008, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) (manuscript in preparation)

34. Expression and role of IL-13 Rα2 in B-lymphocytes in atopic and non-atopic subjects; Saleh Al-Muhsen, O. Hajoui, P. Joubert, M. Tulic, Q. Hamid, B. Mazer. (Poster Presentation at the American Academy for Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 60th Anniversary Meeting, Denver, Colorado Mar 7–12 2003).

 

 

 

 Approved Research Project (work in progress)

1.     (Principal Investigator) Saleh Al-Muhsen, Rabih Halawani, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Nouf Al-Khamees, Abdullah Al-Angeri, , Muslim Al-Saadi, Abdulrahman Al-Frayh, Ahmed Bahammam Qutayba Hamid, Stephen Holgate. “Novel genetic variations contributing to Asthma susceptibility in Saudi Arabia”

2.     (Principal Investigator) Saleh Al-Muhsen, Osama Alsmadi, Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaium, Hamoud Al-Mousa, Hasan Al-Dhekri, Sulaiman Al-Gazlan, Hassan Al-Rayes, Rand Arnaout, Bandar Al-Saud, Anas Al-Azami, “Underlying Molecular Defects of Chronic Granulomatous Diseases (CGD) in a Cohort of Saudi Patients”. (RAC # 2070 017)

3.     (Principal Investigator) S Al-Muhsen, M Ayas, N Al-Khamees, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Rayes, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, R Arnaout, A Tbakhi, H El-Solh, A Al-Seraihy, A Al-Jefri, S Rifai, H Shahin. “The outcome of hematopoietic stem cell     transplantation in severe combined immunodeficiency diseases: KFSHRC experience compared to international data”. (RAC # 2051 052)

 

4.     (Principal Investigator) S Al-Muhsen, Amal Al-Hemidan, Amer Al-Shehri, Abdullah Al-Herbi, Ibrahim Bin-Hussain, Abdulaziz AlGhonaium “chorioretinal lesions in chronic granulomatous diseases” (RAC # 2041032)  

5.     (Principal Investigator) Saleh Al-Muhsen, Reem Al-Khalifah, Abdulmajeed Al-Sebaiheen, Khaled Al-Qahtani, Saleh Al-Dhahri, Mohammed Jad-AlRab. Allergic fungal sinusitis clinical, radiologica, histopathological description with immunological correlation

6.     (Principal Investigator) Saleh Al-Muhsen, Mohammed Gad-Alrab, Rabih Halawani, Ahmed Bahammam, Abdulrahman Al-Frayh, Muslim Al-Saadi, Kristine Concepcion. Is the skin prick test (type I) adequate for detecting possible causative allergens in patients with chronic (persistent) asthma? A comparative study with atopy patch test, Th1, Th2 Cytokine assessment and mediator measurement. (funded by the bronchial asthma research chair, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia)

7.     (Co-Principal Investigator) B Al-Saud, S Al-Muhsen, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, H Al-Rayes, R Arnaout, S Al-Gazlan, N Elsayed “Establishment of Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PID) Registry at KFSHRC”. (RAC # 2081 111)

8.     (Co- Principal Investigator) Adeeb Al-Omrani, Namik Kaya, S. Al-Muhsen, Mohammed Al-Owain, Hamad Al-Zaidan, Richard Hakansson, Christer Ullbro, Dilek Colak, Said Dermeme, Brian Meyer Gene expression and immunohistological finding in patients with Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome”. (RAC #  2070 022)

 

9.     (Co-Principal investigator) Mohammad D. Bazzi, Mohammed Al-Anazi, Nada A. Al-Tassan, Arjomund Warsy, Mohamed Al-Hajjaj, Assim Al Fadda, Saleh Al Muhsen, Qutayba Hamid   “Genetic variations of ADAM33 in normal versus asthmatic Saudi patients”. Funded by the Biotechnology excellence center and asthma research chair, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

10.  (Co-Principal investigator) Rabih Halawani, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Qutayba Hamid, Abdulrahman Al-Frayh, Ahmed Bahammam, Muslim Al-Saadi, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Mohammed Gad-Alrab “Role of Eosinophils in ASM proliferation in Asthmatic and Healthy controls. Funded from King Abdulaziz city for science and technology, Saudi Arabia (1,200,000 SAR)

11.  (Co-Principal investigator) Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Zuhair Assiri, Waleed Al Gadhi, Saeed Dolgum, Kristine Concepcion “Factors Associated with Patients Visits to Emergency Department for Asthma Therapy.

12.  (Co-Investigator) A Al-Ahmari, A Al-Ghonaium, M Ayas, H Al-Mousa, A Al-Jefri, B Al-Saud, A Al-Seraihy, S Al-Muhsen, M Al-Mahr, H Al-Dhekri, H El-Solh. “Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in children with Griscelli Syndrome”, (RAC # 2081 044)

13.  (Co-Investigator) H Al-Mousa, O Alsmadi, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, S Al-Muhsen, B Al-Saud, R Arnaout, M El Khalifa, D Monies, M Al-Hamed “Underlying molecular genetic defects of primary immunodeficiency diseases in Saudi Arabia”. (RAC # 2080 025)

14.  (Co-Investigator) H Al-Mousa, O Alsmadi, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, H Al-Rayes, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, A Tbakhi, D Monies,S Wakil. “Underlying molecular genetic defects of severe combined Immunodeficiencies (SCID) in Saudi Arabia”, (RAC # 2060 0120)

 

15.  (Co-Investigator) M. Ayas, A Al-Seraihi, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Mousa, A Al-Jefri, S Al-Muhsen, M. Al-Mahr, S Rifai, H Al-Dhekri, N El-Kum, H El-Solh, “The use of reduced intensity regimen in the conditioning of patients with immune deficiency disorders undergoing Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT). (RAC # 2061 057).

 

16.  (Co-Investigator) H Al-Dhekri, A Al-Ghonaium, A Al-Jefri, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Rayes, R Arnaout, S Al-Muhsen, A Tbakhi, M Ayas, M Al Mahr, L Osman, H Shahin. Allogenic bone marrow transplant in leukocyte adhesion defect 1: a single center study. (RAC # 2051 053)

 

17.  (Co-Investigator) R Arnaout, A Al-Ghonaium, A Al-Seraihy, H Al-Rayes, S Al-Muhsen, H Al-Mousa, H Al-Dhekri, A Tbakhi, T Owaidah, M Ayas, A Al-Jefri, S Rifai, A Radwan. The outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplant for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome patients: A single center study. (RAC #2051 051)

 

18.  (Co-Investigator) Hamoud Al-Mousa, S Rifai, Z Zl-Shammari, A Al-Ghonaium, H Al-Dhekri, H Al-Rayes, S Al-Muhsen, R Arnaout, A Al-Seraihy, A Tbakhi, S Markiz, A Radwan, O Mosleh.Allogenic HLA-identical bone marrow transplantation in major histocompatibility complex class II deficiency: A single center study. (RAC # 2051 049).

19.  (Co-Investigator) Sami Al-Hajjar,  Sahar Al-Thawadi, Amal Al-Seraihi, Saleh Al-Muhsen Ahmed Al Qahtani, Mohammed Al Ahdal, Gamal El Din Hassan Mohammed, Ibrahim Bin-Hussain, Abdullah Al Muhaizaei. “Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Children and Children with Common and Wild Respiratory Tract Viruses in Saudi Arabia”.(RAC # 2081019)

 

20.  (Co-Investigator) Sami Al-Hajjar, Amal Al-Seraihi, Ali Al-Ahmari, Mouhab Ayas, Abdulla Al-Jefri, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Hassan Elsolh, Mohammed Shoukri Cytomegalovirus infections in pediatric unrelated cord blood stem cell transplantation: A hospital based study” (RAC # 2081063)

21.  (Co-supervisor, Master thesis in Science) Nouf Al-Afaleg, AbdulRahaman Al_Sunaidy, Afaf Al-Ansari, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Oxidative DNA Damage and its Relation to Oxidative Stress in Asthmatic Patients

22.  (Co-supervisor, Master thesis in Science) Iman Al-Abdulsalam, Arjomund Warsy, Nada A. Al-Tassan, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Case Control Study of Asthmatic Patients for IL13, FceRβ and IL4Rα Polymorphisms in the Saudi Population

23.  (Co-supervisor, Master thesis in Science) Arwa Khayyat, Mohammed Al-Anazi, Nada A. Al-Tassan, Saleh Al-Muhsen, Screening for Genetic Variants of IL-4, ADAM33 and ORMDL3 Genes in a random Sample from Childhood Asthmatic Saudi patients in Riyadh.

24.  (Co-investigator) E Jouanguy, C M. Rice, J-L Casanova, L Abel, E D. Charles, P Gilleaudeau, M S-Whalen, J Walker, D B-Messinger, A Talal, I Jacobson, S Sigal, M G-Gelwan, T Schiano, Y de Jong, I M Fiel, R Brown, E C Verna, R Yoo, D Brassil, A Bousfiha,, S Al-muhsen, C Akiran, M Kilic, S Aydogdu, Necil Kutukculer, " Genetic Predisposition to Viral Fulminant Hepatitis (VFH)" (collaborative study funded by Rockefeller University, New York, USA)

 

 

·        Invited lectures and presentations:

 

·         Invited speaker, The Third International Jordanian Congress of Allergy & Immunology. October 13-15, 2010. Holiday Inn Hotel, Amman, Jordan

 

·         Invited Speaker, Second Moroccan Primary Immunodeficiency Symposium. Casablanca, Morocco, June 26, 2010

·         Oral presentation, XXIX Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, London, UK, 5-9 June 2010

·         Chairman of session, Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

·         Oral presentation, CC and CXC chemokines enhance airway smooth muscle cells proliferation and persistence in severe Asthma. Gulf-Thoracic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-20, 2010

·         Oral presentation, Molecular and clinical profile in a large cohort with chronic granulomatous diseases from Saudi Arabia. The XXI World Allergy Congress 2009. Bunes Aires, Argentina, Dec 2009

·         Speaker, CGD and Optional therapy, Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical immunology Symposium, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (17-18 November 2009)

·         Oral presentation, Clinical and molecular characteristics of chronic granulomatous disease in Saudi Arabia,  Keystone symposium on Human Immunology and Immunodeficiencies, Capital Hotel in Beijing, China (May 12 - May 17, 2009)

·         Chairman, Asthma Awareness campaign, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (May 2009)

·         Oral presentation, Long-term survival and immune constitution after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in severe combined immune deficiency in Saudi Arabia, 35th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT 2009), Coteborg, Sweden, March 29-April 1st, 2009)

·         Member, scientific committee (at large), First Middle East-Asia Allergy, asthma and Immunology Congress, Dubai, UAE (26-29 March 2009)

·         Speaker, Introduction to Primary Immunodeficiency, prospective from the middle-east. First Middle East-Asia Allergy, asthma and Immunology Congress, Dubai, UAE (29 March 2009)

·         Moderator. IgE from fundamental to clinical applications First Middle East-Asia Allergy, asthma and Immunology Congress, Dubai, UAE (28 March 2009)

·         Member, Organizing committee, The 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (17-19 March 2009)

·         Chairman, organizing committee, First Asthma Research chair workshop, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (March 19, 2009)

·         Allergic Fungal Sinusitis, First Allergy and Rhinology Workshop of the Lebanese Society of Allergy & Immunology in collaboration with the Lebanese Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Broumana, Lebanon, February 21-22, 2009

·         SCT in severe combined immunodeficiency disease, experience in Saudi Arabia, First African Society for immunodeficiency, Casablanca, Morocco, Oct. 2008

·         What determines asthma control? Pediatrics in the 21st century, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 2008

·         Chairman of a session, Pediatric Asthma meeting, Cairo, Egypt, February 2008

·         International speaker, Outcome of stem cell transplantation in SCID, international conference in primary immunodeficiency and infectious diseases, Kuwait, Jan 2008

·         Moderator, International congress of stem cell and bone marrow transplantation congress, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 13-15 2007

·         Food Allergy in Children, Several Aspects in Nutrition Symposium, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27 May 2007.

·         Outcome of stem cell transplantation in SCID: single center experience, “5th Annual Report / Academic Day of the Department of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 25, 2007.

·         Bronchial Asthma Updates on the Management, Grand Round presentation at KKUH, Dept. of Pediatrics. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2007.

·         Food Allergy in Children, Dammam Pediatric Club Meeting, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, April 17, 2007.

·         External Examiner for the medical students at Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia, April 04, 2007

·         Bronchial Asthma, newly modified GINA Guidelines, The 49th Annual International Conference of the Egyptian Society of chest Diseases and Tuberculosis & The 11th Arab Thoracic Association Meeting, Cairo, Egypt, March 28-30, 2007. 

·         Food allergy from dietician perspective, Dietician Awareness Week, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, RKH, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 13, 2006.

·         Allergy and Immunology, MCQ and Slides session, 4th Pediatric Intensive Review Course, KFSHRC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 12 September 2006.

·         Hygiene hypothesis and its application in allergy prevention. Nestle Club Meeting, Qassim, March 9, 2006.

·         Allergy and Immunology “MCQ and Slides” session, 3rd Pediatric Intensive Review Course, KFSHRC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 24-28, 2005.

·         Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, from bubble to gene therapy, Grand Round Presentation, Department of Pediatrics, KKUH, May 2005.

·         Severe Combined Immune Deficiency, international data compared to KFSH&RC experience, grand round presentation, KFSH&RC, April 2005

·         Food Allergy, Pediatric Update Comprehensive Review Course, KFSH&RC, 19-23 March 2005.

·         How to approach a child with immunodeficiency diseases, International Symposium of Saudi Pediatric Association, Dammam, Dec. 2004

·         Chronic Granulomatous Disease, National Allergy and Immunology Meeting, Riyadh Medical Complex, Oct 2004.

·         How to approach children with recurrent infections, Allergy and Immunology Meeting, Riyadh Medical Complex, Ministry of Health, Oct 2004.

·         Chairman, Organizing Committee, Pediatric Update Symposium, Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, in collaboration with Saudi Pediatric Association, September 21-23, 2004.

·         Organizer, Allergy and Immunology Club in Riyadh, September 2004

·         Pediatric Asthma, Pathophysiology and Diagnosis, World Asthma Day, King Fahad Medical City, April 2004

·         Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Grand Round presentation at KKUH, Dept. of Pediatrics. March 2004.

·         Pediatric Asthma, Pediatric Update Comprehensive Review course, KFSH&RC, Oct 2003.

·         Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial infections in human (IL-12/ IFNg pathway defect), presentation at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. March 2003

·         Expression and role of IL-13 Rα2 in B-lymphocytes in atopic and non-atopic subjects, Grand Round at Meakins Christie Laboratory, Nov. 2002.

·         Neutrophil Defect, Presentation at McGill University Hospital, Montreal, Canada. Feb. 2002.

·         Lectures and bedside teachings for undergraduate medical students at King Saud University.

·         Involved in fellows’ teachings at the Section of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, KFSH&RC.

·         Involved in residents’ teaching at KFSH&RC and KKUH.

 

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