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Full Name: 
Saad Husein Mustafa Al-Lahham

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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Short Curriculum Vitae

  • 2006-2010 PhD in Medical Sciences, Medical Biomics Centre, Department of Cell Biology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen University, Groningen, the Netherlands. Dissertation: Propionate: a Candidate Metabolite to Link Colonic Metabolism to Human Adipose Tissue Inflammation.
  • 2004-2006 Master in Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation, Groningen University, Groningen, the Netherlands. Thesis title: Genetic Engineering of Intestinal Bacteria to Treat Colon Cancer.
  • 1999-2003 Bachelor in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
Employment history: 
  • 2014-present Assistant professor, Division of Anatomy, Molecular Biochemistry and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
  • 2010-2014 Postdoctoral research fellow, Tissue Generation and Repair Group, Medical Biology Division, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands. Research title: Development of a Bioartificial Kidney.
  • 2003-2004 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, Arab American University, Jenin, Palestine. Major lab-courses: molecular biology, cell and tissue culturing, genetics and general biology courses.
  • 2003-2004 Research Assistant, Department of Biology, Al-Quds University, Abu Dees, Palestine. Research title: Genetic Diversity Studies on local Wheat Landraces. Funding: United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Research Interests: 
  • 1. Obesity and Diabetes
  • 2. Cancer
Research Groups: 
  • Division of molecular Biochemistry and genetics.
  • Pancreatic cancer research group


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