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Research

Priority lines of research

The group is working in coherent manner to focus on the following lines of research:

  • Identify mutations involved in human monogenetic disorders. The group has access to the Sanger sequencer to carry out routine DNA sequencing.
  • Find the differentially expressed genes and microRNAs during the differentiation of mesenchymal and dental pulp stem cells into neural and adipocytes lineages
  • Sequencing of transcriptomics by NGS (next generation sequencing) to find differential genes and microRNAs expressions during the differentiation of mesenchymal and dental pulp stem cells into neural and adipocytes lineages.
  • Whole exome sequencing  to unravel the mutations in the affected individuals
  • Transfection of mesenchymal and dental pulp stem cells with specific microRNAs to enhance their differentiation towards neural and adipocytes lineages.
  • Use of the animal model to assess the therapeutic and functional effectiveness of the mesenchymal and dental pulp stem cells-derived neurons and neural progenitor-like cells

 

 

Current research projects:

Title of Project: Methylation of CG in the DMS and promoters of imprinting genes in the Human mesenchymal Stem cells at different passages.

Funding: University of Sharjah

Investigator: Dr. Amir Ali Khan

 

Title of project: Dissecting the molecular mechanism of sodium deoxycholate and phosphatidylcholine during fat development

Funding: UOS-Boehringer Ingelheim

Investigators: Dr. Amir Ali Khan and Dr. Ahmed Taher Al-Serafy

 

Title of project: Characterization of an in vitro Three Dimensional Cell Culture System for Adipogenesis as a Model for Anti-Obesity Drugs Testing

Funding: Al Jalila Foundation

Investigators: Dr. Ahmed Taher Al-Serafy and Dr. Amir Ali Khan

 

Title of Project: Optimization of In Situ Microparticles Depot Injection Containing CNS Acting Drug

Funding: University of Sharjah

Investigator: Dr. Mohamed Haider

 

Title of Project: Genetic mutations of GJB2 and mitochondrial 12SrRNA in nonsyndromic hearing loss in UAE

Funding: University of Sharjah

Investigator: Dr. Abdelaziz Tlili