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Prof. Moiz Bakhiet

Professor and Chairman Department of Molecular Medicine CMMS, Arabian Gulf UniversityDirector, Princess Al-Jawhara Center for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders
Qualifications:

MD PhD M.B.B.S.

Location: Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Biography

Professor Moiz Bakhiet is the Chief Executive Director (Founder) of Princess Al-Jawhara Center for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Diseases. He is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University and is a senior Consultant / Physician Neurologist at the University Medical Center, King Abdulla Medical City, Kingdom of Bahrain. Professor Bakhiet received his M.B.B.S. in 1985 from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum and his Ph.D. in Medical Sciences in 1993 from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He also obtained a Clinical Specialty in Neurology in 1993 from the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare. He published more than 100 papers in high rated scientific journals as Cell, Nature, J Exp. Med., J Immunol., etc., published more than 40 abstracts and had several International Patents. He participated in many PhD Examination Committees, acted as potential reviewer for many journals and several foundations, received several Awards and Fellowships and actively participated in international scientific congresses. He is also an active member in many International Scientific and Medical Societies and Associations. Professor Bakhiet attended more than 20 national and international pedagogic courses, participated as teacher for lecturing at foreign universities and in international meetings more than 40 times and presented more than 35 national and international seminars. He supervised 18 PhD, 8 Licentiate (M Phil) and 25 Master students with also regular lecturing and tutoring of undergraduate and graduate students. As a physician, Professor Bakhiet worked for 15 years as a consultant, 17 years as specialist and he had 30 years experience of on-call services and standby duties with main special clinical competence in General Neurology and Neuroimmunology. Professor Bakhiet established the first and successful PhD program in Molecular Medicine in 2003 and Mater program in Personalized Medicine in 2014 in the Middle East. Professor Bakhiet described the first protein that acts as liaison between the nervous system and the immune system and discovered the gene for it, which helps to understand the mechanism of action of the innate immunity. This compound would open the door of hope to find a cure for diseases of the immune deficiency and will detect cases caused by which the immune system can cause diseases as a result of immune activation which leads to the destruction of tissue. He also described the relationship between the brain and immune cells and microbes and discovered the role of precise immune proteins in brain development. Furthermore, he illustrated how to control the immune proteins in the blood via natural antibodies and depicted new method for monitoring the immune responses. In the field of Literature and Thought, Professor Moiz Bakhiet Published TWELVE poetry books which have been collected recently in THREE full collections of poetry. He participated in more than 100 National, Regional and International poem festivals and recitations and won several prices. He also has several creativity contributions in many cultural, intellectual and creative forums in different countries of the world such as the Mirbad Festival in Iraq, the XIII Ramtha Festival of Arabic poetry, Jordan. He presented several poem recitations in many Arab cities and in Europe, Americas and Asia and hosted by several TVs, radio and Arab and Western satellite channels. He is one of the founders of the Arab Swedish Cultural Society, Chairman of the Association of Culture and Cultural Secretary of the Association of Medical Students at the University of Khartoum, provider of television programs and TV late shows in Sudan from 1985 until 1989 and a Founder of a major cultural forum on the Internet. In press and media, Professor Moiz Bakhiet has many writings releases, articles and poems since the beginning of the eighties in the undergraduate until now. Professor Bakhiet is a founder of the Sudanese Movement for Change.

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