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Advances in Biomedical and Health Sciences

​​About the Journal​

Advances in Biomedical and Health Sciences, a publication of University of Sharjah, is a peer-reviewed print + online quarterly publication. The journal's full text is available online at The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Scope of the journal

The Advances in Biomedical and Health Sciences Journal is the official journal of the University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates. The journal is a multi-disciplinary publishing portal for the original and innovative research from the MENA region and worldwide. The Advances in Biomedical and Health Sciences journal is a peer-reviewed quarterly title that covers research in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, health sciences and medical education. The journal considers invited review and editorial articles, meta-analysis and systematic reviews, original articles, short communications, case reports, letter to editor, student articles as well as thematic issues on contemporary developments in the medical field.​

​​editorial board​​​​

Professor Qutayba Ham​​id
Vice Chancellor Medical Colleges
Dean College of Medicine
University of Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
​​Associate Editor
Professor Salman Guraya
Vice Dean College of Medicine
University of Sharjah
United Arab Emirates

​Adel Giad Schwertani
Cardiology / Experimental medicine
Mc Gill University, Canada
Akhtar Sherin
Internal Medicine
Khyber Medical University,
Institute of Medical Sciences, Pakistan
Alfred Nicholson
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland,
Antonello Forgione
Surgical Oncology
Milan Niguarda Hospital, Italy​
Denis Harkin
Medical professionalism/vascular surgery
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin​
Hala Agha
Cairo University, Egypt
Human Honarpisheh
Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Reinbek Hospital Hamburgh, Germany​
Khalid Ibrahim Khoshhal 
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Taibah University, Saudi Arabia​
Megfy Zedan
Mansoura University, Egypt
Meri K Tulic
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France​

Tim Strate
Surgical Oncologist
Reinbek Hospital Hamburgh, Germany
Mohammed al Sayegh
American University in Beirut, Lebanon /NIH USA​
Nicola Alexander Hanania
Critical Care
Baylor University, Texas USA

AB Rani Samsudin
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Sharjah, UAE ​
Azzam A.  Magazachi
University of Sharjah, UAE ​
Amir Nisar
Minimally invasive surgery
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, UAE​
Basema Saddik
Public Health and Community Medicine, 
Epidemiology, Health Information 
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Bassam Mahboob 
Dubai Health Authority, UAE​
Humaid Al-Shamsi
Medical Oncology
Burjeel Medical City Abu Dhabi, UAE 
Juma M. Al Kaabi 
United Arab Emirates University, UAE​
Maha Mohamed Saber Khalil Ayad
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Mohamed Alameddine
Health policy
Mohamed Saleh Al-Hajjaj
Medicine and pulmonology 
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Mohammed Al Houqani
Sleep Apnea
UAE University, UAE​
Nabil Sulaiman
Diabetes & Lifestyle
University of Sharjah, UAE​
​Naveed Ahmed Khan
Medical Molecular Biology
University of Sharjah UAE
Raafat El-Awady
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Rabih Halwani
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Reyad Shaker Obaid
University of Sharjah, UAE
Rifat Hamoudi
Molecular Medicine and Pathology
University of Sharjah, UAE​
Saba Al Heialy
Salahedeen Abusnana
Diabetes and Endocrine
University of Sharjah,
Solomon Silas Senok
Ajman University, UAE
​Sausan Al Kawas
Oral Biology
University of Sharjah, UAE​
​Taleb H. Al-Tal
Organic Medicinal Chemistry
University of Sharjah, UAE​