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Dr. Waseem El-Huneidi Department of Basic Medical Science Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Biochemistry

Research Interests:

  •  SNPs and their relations to disease.  Hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effect of synthesized compounds and natural products.

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 Ph.D. in Biochemistry , Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  M.Sc. in Molecular biology University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
 2015-2017: Associate Professor of Biochemistry Department of Basic sciences Collage of Science and Health Professions. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz university for health sciences (National Guard), Riyadh, KSA.  2011-2015: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Department of Basic sciences Collage of Science and Health Professions. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz university for health sciences (National Guard), Riyadh, KSA.  2008-2011: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Department of Clinical Sciences Faculty of Pharmacy. Al-Zaytoonah University, Amman, Jordan.
* Course coordinator for Biochemistry block for medical, dentistry, pharmacy and Applied medical sciences students KSAU-HS. Member of the university Program’s Quality Assurance and Academic Accreditation Committee. KSAU-HS * Member of the Faculty enhancement committee KSAU-HS (Sep.2013-2017) * Member of the assessment committee, KSAU-HS (Sep.2013- 2017) * Member of faculty council (2009- 2011) (representative of the department of clinical sciences), ALzaytoonah University * Coordinator of the examination committee (2008- 2011) * Member of the higher committee for graduation ceremony. * Member of the QA committee (2008-2011) * Member of the curriculum development committee * Member of the preparation committee of the Jordanian international conference in Pharmaceutical sciences that was held in Amman in Oct 2008. * Voluntary trainer with INJAZ (www.injaz.org.jo), I trained students in business ethics and communication skills.
1. Khan W, Abduljaleel Z, Al-Allaf F.A, Shahzad N, El-Huneidi W, Elrobh M, Alanazi M (2018) Prediction of OGG1 Structure and Functional Motifs with Active Binding Sites from Camelus dromedaries. (Accepted) JPAS. 28(4):XXX-XXX 2. Elrobh M, Alanazi M, Abduljaleel Z, El-Huneidi W, Khan W. (2017). Isolation, sequencing and in silico characterization of promotor region of hspa6 gene from Arabian camel (Camelus dromedaries). JPAS. 27(6): 1806-1815 3. Shattat G, AbuSkeika G, Al-Qirim T, Huwaitat R, El-Huneidi W, Abu Khalaf R, Al-Hiari Y, Jasim S, Hamadaneh L. (2015). In vivo pharmacological investigation of novel pyrrole derivatives in normal and experimental hyperlipidemic rats. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 34(6):1258-1264 4. Alallaf F., Khan W., Athar M.,Elrobeh M., El-Huneidi W., Abduljaleel Z. (2014). Evidence of TREM2 Variant Associated with Triple Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. PLOS ONE. Mar; 9(3):e92648 5. Al-Qirim T., Shattat G., Sweidan K, El-Huneidi W., Sheikha GA, Khalaf RA, Hikmat S. (2012). In Vivo Antihyperlipidemic Activity of a New Series of N-(Benzoylphenyl) and N-(Acetylphenyl)-1-benzofuran-2-carboxamides in Rats. Arch Pharm (Weinheim)..May; 345(5):401-6
• I have received an appreciation letter from KSAU-HS for my “excellent” performance in the academic year 2014-2015 • International Doctoral Student Award from the graduate school at the University of Waterloo (since 2004 and renewed for two years). • Science Graduate Experience Award, Faculty of science, University of Waterloo (2007). • University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship. • Research assistantship from the department of chemistry and biochemistry, university of Waterloo (2004 – 2007). • Teaching assistantship from the department of chemistry and biochemistry, university of Waterloo (2004 – 2007).
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