King Saud University (Dept. of Biochemistry)
P.O Box 22452, Zip Code 1149
Riyadh, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
Tel: 009661-4769137 ext. 1396
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
B.Sc. (1974): Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
(1980): Biochemistry Department,
Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Ph.D. (1990): Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
2002- Now: Professor, Biochem. Dept. Faculty of Science, King Saud
University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2001-2002: Professor, Faculty of Education,
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Medicinal Chem. Dept. Nat. Res. Centre, Egypt.
Associate professor, Medicinal
Chem. Dept. Nat.
1994-1995: Researcher, Medicinal Chem. Dept.
Nat. Res. Centre
1992-1994: Assistant professor, Biochem. Dept. Faculty of Science
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Researcher, Medicinal Chem. Dept. Nat. Res. centre Egypt.
Assistant lecturer, Medicinal
Chem. Dept. Nat. Res centre.
1982-1987: Demonstrator, Biochem. Dept. Faculty of Science, King
Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
1976-1982: Assistant researcher, Medicinal
Chem. Dept. NRC Egypt.
of the Middle Eastern Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry.
of the Union of Arab Biologist.
on board of the Society "Voice of Mentally Retarded."
in the Egyptian Society for Parasitology.
of the International Councils for Preventive, Predictive and Personalized
Recorded in the international
reviewer panels of:
Sience Monitor Journal, New York.
Letters – Elsevier.
Chemical Society Journal
- OMICS group 5Th Conference on Clinical Immunology, Las Vegas, USA, 17-19 October
conference on Toxicology Summit and EXPO
86th Conference , San Antoni-Texas USA 26-28 Nov, 2012.
strategies in predictive, preventive and personalised medicine: EPMA World
Congress, Moscow1-3 October, 2012.
world congress on Phamaceuticals & Novel drug, Delivery Systems” (Pharmaceutica-2012),
20-22 Feb, 2012 in San Francisco, USA.
International Conference of the Association of Psychology and Psychiatry for
Adults and Children (A.P.P.A.C.) Hilton Hotel, in Athens, Greece, on
May 17 – 20, 2011
International Biohealth Science Conference (IBSC 2010) 29th Nov-1st Dec 2010-
Penang, Malaysia. Keynote Speaker
BIT's 3rd Annual
Congress of Gene-2009- Foshan- China, 1-7 December, 2009. Oral presentation.
Workshop on Advanced Materials IWAM, 2009. Ras Al-Khaima. Emarat
Nanotechnology conference which held in
Jordon University- Oman, November 10-14, 2008.
Nanotechnology conference which was held in Jeddah King Abdullah centre for
nanotechnology from 17-19 June 2008.
conference of Neuroscience, 21-24 January, 2008, Marriott Hotel. Arranged by
International Congress of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, 29-31 March,
Tanta, Egypt. 1999.
International Conference on Schistosomiasis, March, 15-19, 1998.
Congress on Molecular Genetics, Feb., 21-25, 1998, Cairo, Egypt.
36 th IUPAC
Congress, 18-23 August, 1997, Geneva, Switzerland.
International Congress of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, 3-6 April,
1997, Aswan, Egypt
International Congress of the Union of Arab Biologist, 3-8 Nov., Sent Cathrin,
International Conference on Schistosomiasis March, 12-16, 1995, Cairo, Egypt.
Congress, 14-19 August 1995-Istanbul-Turkey.
3 rd International Congress of Toxicology in
Developing Countries, Nov., 19-23, 1995,
International Conference on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Technology and
Biological Sciences , Dec., 19-21, Cairo, Egypt. 1995.
of sublethal concentrations of plant molluscicides to control schistosomiasis.
Dean of Scientific Research, King Saud University. (150,000 SR).
between heavy metal pollution and oxidative stress/ impaired energy metabolism
of Saudi autistic Children. Sabic Company. (25,000 SR).
effects of orally administered propionic acid in rats: Possible role on the
pathogenesis of autism. SABIC Company. (50,000 SR)
of Scientific Research at King Saud University funding through the research
group project No (RGP-VPP-005).
of Schistosome-Snail interaction without environmental pollution. No 23323
(15/08/2000-15/08/2020). Ministry of state for Scientific Research. Academy of
Scientific Research and Technology. Egypt.
AND COLLEGE COMMITTEES
in the MsC student's admit ion committee, biochemistry department.
in the biochemistry department committee for undergraduate academic strategic
in the King Saudi university accreditation committee (Representitve of the
Biochemistry Department, female section).
of the internal reviewers committee of female centre in malaz
temporary committee for evaluation of different departments for academic
in the college committee for evaluating standard 10 (Scientific Research) for
the accreditation process
publication awards for six of the recently published papers.
teaching staff award at the departmental level 1431-1432.
List of Publications
social and cognitive impairment and biomarkers in autism spectrum disorders. Journal
of Neuroinflammation 2014, 11:4
The neurotoxic effect of clindamycin - induced gut
bacterial imbalance and orally administered propionic acid on DNA damage
assessed by the comet assay: protective potency of carnosine and carnitine. Gut Pathogens
ameliorative effects of antioxidants on propionic acid / clindamycin - induced
in Syrian hamsters. Gut Pathogens 2013, 5:32
4. Protective and therapeutic potency of
N-acetyl-cysteine on propionic acid-induced biochemical autistic features in
rats Journal of
Neuroinflammation 2013, 10:4
5. Comparative study on the protective effect of carnosine and
carnitine against pro-inflammatory/pro-oxidant effects of clindamycin and
propionic acid administrations to hamsters African Journal of Microbiology
Research Vol.7(2) , pp. 103-114 , January 201
2. Detoxification mechanisms in autism spectrum disorders. OA Autism 2013 Aug 01;1(2):19.
Role of Gut-Brain axis in the etiology of
neurodevelopmental disorders. Clinical Toxicology. 2013
Lipid mediators in plasma of
autism spectrum disorders. Lipids in Health and
Identification of potential biomarkers of gold
nanoparticle toxicity in rat brains. Journal of
Neuroinflammation 2012, 9:123
in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neuroinflammation
11. Impaired plasma phospholipids and
relative amounts of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids in autistic patients
from Saudi Arabia
in Lipids in Health and Disease(2011)
12. Plasma fatty acids as diagnostic markers
in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia. Lipids
in Health and Disease(2011)
13. Relationship between chronic lead toxicity and plasma
neurotransmitters in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia. Clinical
Biochemistry (2011) 44(13, 1116-1120
metabolic biomarkers related to sulfur dependent detoxification pathways in
autistic patients of Saudi Arabia. BMC Neurology 2011, 11:139
and proapoptotic markers in relation to mono and di-cations in plasma of
autistic patients from Saudi Arabia .J
Neuroinflammation. 2011; 8: 142.
of autistic features: the persisting neurotoxic effects of propionic acid Journal of Neuroinflammation 2012, 9:74
novel study on amyloid β peptide 40, 42 and 40/42 ratio in Saudi autistics.
Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012, 8
18. Mechanism of
nitrogen metabolism-related parameters and enzyme activities in the
pathophysiology of autism Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
stress and antioxidant status in Saudi Asthmatic patients. Clinical
Oxidative stress and
antioxidant status in Saudi asthmatic patients.
Clinical Biochemistry, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 12 February
biochemial phenomenon of nanoparticles-protein interactions. J. Nanoparticles
Research 2012 Review article.
labeled stem cells: A novel therapeutic vehicle. Journal “Clinical
Pharmacology: Advances and Applications”2010,2:9-16
enzymes as biomarkers in plasma of Saudi autistic children. Open access Journal
clinical trials 2010, 2:1
selected ions related to oxidative stress and energy metabolism in Saudi
autistic children. Clinical Biochemistry 2009.
Discovery Of neurological Diseases: A metabolomic approach. Open access Journal
clinical trials 2009.
On the toxicity
of therapeutically used nanoparticles: An overview. J Toxicology (2009).
biomarkers related to oxidative stress and antioxidant status in Saudi autistic
children. Clinical Biochemistry, 2009,
biomarkers related to energy metabolism in Saudi autistic children. Clinical Biochemistry,
2009, 42: 949-957.
sublethal concentration of Solanum nigrum on transaminases and lactate
dehydrogenase of Biomphalaria Arabica, in Saudi Arabia. J. Egypt. Soc.
Parasitol. 37(1):39-50 (2007).
in the amino acid profile of Biomphalaria alexandrina molluscan host to
Schistosoma mansoni using sublethal concentrations of selected plant
molluscicides. J Applied Sciences (2007).
aspects of Schistosome – Biomphalaria interactions as target for
antischistosome drug . Medical Science Monitor 12 (12): 282-292 (2006).
Review: Stage-specific expression of schistosome
proteins as potential target for drug design. Medical Science Monitor 11(3)
Histochemical studies on mice liver-treated with curcuma longa or praziquantel.
Egypt. Pharm. J. 5 (1): 77-101 (2005)
pathogenicity of attenuated Schistosoma
mansoni cercariae released from metabolically disturbed Biomphalaria
alexandrina. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 33 (3). 777-794 (2003).
Biochemical and immunological adaptation in schistosome parasitism. Comp.
Biochem. Physiol 136 (B), 227-243 (2003).
evaluation of different extract of Hydrangea hortensis. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo
carnosine on bilharzial infestation in hamsters : biochemical and histochemical
studies. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 131 (B), 535-542. (2002).
Effect of carnosine
administration on certain metabolic parameters in bilharzial- infected
hamsters. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (2001).
study on Dimethoate chronic toxicity in rats and the protective effects of
different diets. Med. J. of Cairo University . 69, 151-159 (2001).
schistosomal infection and its treatment with Curcuma longa extract on some
bioenergetic parameters in mice livers. Bull. NRC, Egypt, 26(1), 61-69 (2001).
attenuation of schistosome cercarial development and disturbance of egg laying
capacity in Biomphalaria alexandrina using sublethal concentration of plant
molluscicides. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol, 31(3),657-669 (2001).
–separated tissue proteins of Biomphalaria alexandrina in the presence and
absence of Schistosoma mansoni infection. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 30 (1),
mansoni: Susceptibility of Biomphalaria
alexandrina snails to Schistosoma mansoni infection: correlation with activity
of certain glycolytic enzymes. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 30 (2), 547-560
concentrations of Ambrosia maritima (Damsissa) affecting compatibility of
Biomphalaria alexandrina snails to Schistosoma mansoni infection through
disturbing the glycolytic pathway. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 30 (2), 809-819
responses of adenylate degrading enzymes in muscles of freshwater snails,
molluscan hosts for schistosoma species and a trial to disturb using saponins.
Bull. NRC, Egypt, 24,59-73 (1999).
alkaloids and saponins of plant origin on of
Biomphalaria alexandrina snails. Egypt. J. Bilh.21, 125-144 (1999).
HPLC analysis of
free amino acids in Biomphalaria alexandrina snails under the influence of
larval parasitic infection and starvation. Egypt. J. Bilh. 21, 34-51 (1999).
On the factors
affecting natural selection between schistosoma parasite and their molluscan
intermediate host. . J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool . 26 (D), 87-102 (1998).
and specificity of deoxyribonuclease and ribonuclease of freshwater mollusks
hosts and non- hosts to schistosoma parasite. . J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool. 24
(A),35 -47 (1997).
the role of specificity, development and exposure to trematode infection on
citrulline, arginine and nitrite levels in freshwater snails. Bull. Egypt. Soc.
Physiol. Sci.17(1), 87-97 (1997).
action of acylurea flufenoxuron on larvae of the egyptian cotton leaf worm
Spodoptera littoralis. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool. 21,27-47 (1996).
studies on polysacharases of freshwater snails target and non-target to
schistosoma parasite. J. Union Arab Biol. 6(A),21-33 (1996).
profile and kinetic studies of pyruvate kinase in freshwater snails target and
non-target to schistosoma parasite. Egypt. J. Bilh. 18,27-38 (1996).
Screening of two
pyrazolopyrimidines for schistosomicidal activity and their effect on serum
transaminases of albino mice. Egypt. J. Bilh.16, 201-210 (1995).
and 5- nucleotidase activities and levels of calcium and phosphorus in tissue
of some freshwater snails. Egypt. J. Bilh.17, (1995).
properties and sensitivity to methotrexate inhibition of dihydrofolate
reductase in freshwater snails Bilh.17,
responses of lactate dehydrogenase and two transaminases during developmental
stages of Biomphalaria alexandrina
snails. Egypt. J. Bilh.17, (1995).
the use of dursban as a molluscicide on some biological processes in
Biomphalaria alexandrina snails. Egypt. J. Pharm. Sci., 35(1-6), 539-552
Effect of excess
vitamin C on certain biochemical parameters in laboratory bred Biomphalaria
alexandrina snails. Egypt. J. Pharm. Sci., 35(1-6), 477-487 (1994).
Review: Factors affecting natural selection between
helminthes parasites and their molluscan intermediate hosts with special
reference to schistosoma. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 108 B,397-415 (1994).
metabolic study of three potent organophosphorous insecticides in Biomphalaria
alexandrina snails. Egypt. J. Bilh. 15(1,2),101- 109 (1993).
Effect of some
organophosphorous insecticides on amylases and cellulases in Biomphalaria
alexandrina snails. Egypt. J. Bilh. 15(1,2),183 -188 (1993).
Synthesis of some
Thiazolidianone and Pyrazolidinones of possible inhibitory effect on
Biomphalaria alexandrina snails enzymatic activities. Egypt. J. Bilh.
certain organophosphorous insecticides to Biomphalaria alexandrina snails and their stability in the aqueous solution.
Bull. Fac. Agri. Cairo 44 (2), 433-444 (1993).
enzymatic studies on 5-azacytidine pre-treated Biomphalaria alexandrina snails.
Pakistan Journal of Biochemistry, 25,1-15 (1992).
studies on some hydrolytic enzymes of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails specific
intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. J. Biol. Med. Sci. Ther.8 (4),1-7
magnesium and urea on glucose and glycogen content in schistosomiasis
intermediate hosts. Bull. NRC. Egypt, 18 (1),49-54 (1992).
Metabolic end-products in parasitic helminthes and their molluscan intermediate
hosts. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 101B,499-508 (1992).
and NADH-fumarate oxidoreductases in freshwater snails susceptible and
non-susceptible to schistosoma infection. Cell. Mol. Biol 38(2), 131-134
effect of new tetrahydronaphthyl pyrazolines on carbohydrate metabolism in
Bilharzia snails. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ.30(3) 24-31 (1992).
and electrophoretic determination of the effect of copper sulphate and
bayluscide on some enzymatic activities in Biomphalaria alexandrina snails.
Bull. NRC. Egypt, 18 (3),173-188 (1992).
potentials of certain scavenger enzymes in freshwater snails susceptible and
non-susceptible to schistosoma infection. Cell. Mol. Biol.39 (4),449-454.
aspects of controlling snail hosts of bilhaziasis using wild and cultivated
plant extract. Annals of agri. Sci. Moshtohor 30 (3), 1531-1539 (1992).
lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme associated with anaerobic respiration in
schistosomiasis intermediate host snails. Cell. Mol.Biol.37 (1),1-7 (1991).
transaminases and lactate dehydrogenase in irradiated Biomphalaria alexandrina
snails. Cell. Mol.Biol.37 (4),385-390 (1991).
some hydrolytic enzymes in Biomphalaria alexandrina snails specific
intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. Cell. Mol. Biol.37(3),309-314 (1991).
of two transaminases and lactate dehydrogenase in freshwater snails, specific
intermediate hosts for human schistosomiasis. Cell. Mol. Biol.36(4),375-381
some selected enzymatic activities in infected Biomphalaria alexandrina snails.
Cell. Mol.Biol.36(6),367-372 (1990).
enzymatic activities in freshwater snails, specific intermediate hosts for
human schistosomiasis. Cell. Mol. Biol. 35(2),181-185 (1989).
on freshwater snails, specific intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. III-
Chemical modification through incorporation of 5-bromouracil into
deoxyribonucleic acid. Cell. Mol.Biol. 27, 185-203 (1981).
on freshwater snails, specific intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. IV-
Gamma radiation as physical mutagen on deoxyribonucleic acid.. Cell. Mol.Biol.
on freshwater snails, specific intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. I-
Isolation and base composition determination of
ribonucleic acid (RNA). Cell. Mol. Biol. 26,85-88 (1980).
on freshwater snails, specific intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis. I-
Isolation and base composition determination of
deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Cell. Mol. Biol.26,455-458 (1980).
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Nanotechnology, Methods and protocol. eds: Donald
Armstrong and Dhruba J. Bharali. Publisher: Humana Press is a brand of Springer. New York