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Arab Genomic Studies
Moiz O. Bakhiet
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Neuroimmunology, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

Prof. Bakhiet is the Chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine and Director of HH Princess Al-Jawhara Centre for Genetics and Inherited Diseases at the Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden and a Consultant Physician Neurologist at the Bahrain Defence Force Hospital. Prof. Bakhiet's research on the role of cytokines in disease manifestation has resulted in the publication of more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to the grant of international patents. In his role as a Consultant, as well as from his practice of 22 years in inpatient and outpatient care, Prof. Bakhiet has amassed enough experience to have presented his work at more than 35 national and international seminars, and supervised more than 25 PhD, Licentiate (M Phil) and Masters students. Prof. Bakhiet has also acted as a potential reviewer for many journals and several foundations and has had the honor of receiving several Awards and Fellowships.