Dr. Essam M. Abdelalim Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), HBKU, Qatar Foundation, Qatar

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Dr. Essam M. Abdelalim is a scientist at the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) and an assistant professor at the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) and the College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS). He received his PhD in Medical Science from Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan. At... read moreCHLS, Dr. Abdelalim is coordinating the “Stem Cell Biology” course and also teaches several courses, and supervises several masters and PhD students. Since April 2014, Dr. Abdelalim has been leading the diabetes stem cell research at QBRI.

He has been awarded multiple NPRP grants and QBRI Internal Research grants to study diabetes and pancreatic beta-cell differentiation. He has established strong collaborations in the field of diabetes with key scientists and clinicians from different institutions inside Qatar, including Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Sidra Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ). He also plays a key role in the collaboration between Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and QBRI/HBKU and he is leading the first collaborative project between HSCI and QBRI.