Faculty & Staff - Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Reem Attia Mubarak
Senior Lecturer of Molecular Biology
+ 966 11 215 8950
Mrs. Reem Mubarak is a Senior Lecturer of Molecular Biology at the AlFaisal University. She is currently facilitating problem based Learning (PBL) for the third year Medical Students. She completed her Bachelor of Medical Sciences in Clinical Laboratory from King Saud University. Later, she worked in the Cytogenetic Laboratory at King Faisal Hospital and Research Center. Then she proceeded and completed a Masters of Sciences in Medical Research at Wayne States University School of Medicine, in Michigan, USA. Mrs. Mubarak worked on multiple researches and published one at the journal of Medical Microbiology. She worked two years at Cytogentic laboratory doing research. In 2011-12 academic year, Mrs. Mubarak worked as lecturer at the University Preparatory Program UPP and taught the general science course at the AlFaisal University. She has a special interest in research in molecular biology.
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Rajaa Fakhoury
Professor of Biochemistry
(H.O.D) Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
+ 966 11 215 8941
Professor Fakhoury, is a professor of Medical Biochemistry and the head of the Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine Department. She received her PhD in Medical Biochemistry from the college of Medicine at Manchester University. Her research interest is in the field of Genetic studies to find correlations between a disease and a genetic change where there is no obvious pattern of inheritance; And in the pharmacogenetic studies to determine if there is a genetic basis for certain adverse reactions to drugs. She has more than 30 publications in this field
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Dr. Hana Fakhoury Hajeer
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
+ 966 11 215 7799
Dr. Hana Fakhoury Hajeer graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1992. Thereafter, she joined the College of Medicine at the University of Manchester for her postgraduate studies. In 1998 she completed her PhD in biochemistry and started her postdoctoral training at the same University. In the year 2000, she was promoted to a senior postdoctoral fellow working on the genetic predisposition to radiotherapy induced fibrosis in breast cancer patients. In 2002 she joined King Saud bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Science as the founding chairman of the Basic Sciences Department of the College of Nursing. In the year 2009, she moved to the College of Medicine where she was promoted in 2012 to associate professor of biochemistry. Dr. Fakhoury supervised many research projects most of them published or in the process of publications. Recently she joined Al Faisal University as associate professor of biochemistry at the College of Medicine. For more information on Dr Fakhoury publications please follow the link below: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MtDVUi8AAAAJ&hl=en
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Jasmine Holail
Senior Lecturer of Biochemistry
+ 966 11 215 7994
I am a senior lecturer at the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. I am facilitating problem based learning (PBL) sessions and Team Based Learning (TBL) sessions as well. I received my Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Alexandria University in 2008 and then joined the Medical school at the American University of Beirut and gained my Master degree in 2011. My research field of interest is Pharmacogenomics of drug metabolizing enzymes, drug transporters, and drug target genes. I am currently working on project entitled "The influence of CYP2C9 genetic polymorphism on warfarin haemorrhagic complications in Saudi population". I have previous teaching experience at Beirut Arab University in Lebanon and Pharos University in Alexandria.
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Dr. Bibi Kulsoom
Lecturer Biochemistry
+ 966 11 215 7680
MBBS, M.Phil
Lecturer of Biochemistry, College of Medicine. A teaching experience of 15 years in student-centered medical curriculum, being part of curriculum planning, delivery and assessment.

Teaching mainly includes biochemistry and molecular medicine. Research interest includes, clinical biochemistry and medical education. Currently pursuing a scientific research project focusing acute myelogenous leukemia. Medical education research focuses (a) Problem Based Learning, and (b) Student Psychology.
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