Graduation: MBBS- King Edward Medical College University Lahore1981. Post Graduation: 1-DTCD —Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases -Punjab University Lahore-Pakistan 1984. 2-MCPS--- Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 1986. 3-MRCP, FRCP---The Royal College of Physicians Dublin-Ireland 2005. 4-FCCP (USA) Fellowship of American College of Physicians 2013. Work & Experience in Pakistan: TRAINING: 1-House physician, Registrar Institute of Chest Diseases & Tuberculosis King Edward Medical College & Mayo teaching Hospital Lahore Lung Function Laboratory and Bronchoscopy Centre Lahore.1982-1987. 2- Clinical attachments in general medicine at St.George University Hospital Dublin, Galway University Hospital Ireland, Northwick Hospital & Hammersmith Hospital London UK. 3-Training in advanced Bronchoscopy at National Heart & Lung Institute Imperial College London Uk 2010. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 1- Pakistan: Assistant professor Deptt.of Chest Diseases & Tuberculosis at King Edward Medical College & Visiting Chest Physician Mayo Hospital Lahore -1987. 2- MOH of Saudi Arabia as Physician Chest Specialist Dammam Medical Complex & Chief of Fitness Centre Dammam KSA since 1988- 2004. 3- Consultant Pulmonologist, Chief of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis Centre Dammam Medical Complex KSA 2004-2010. 4- Consultant Pulmonologist & Chairman of Int.Medicine, Supervisor of House Physicians Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City Riyadh KSA 2011- 2015.
Prevalence of diabetes type-2 & pulmonary tuberculosis among Filipino and treatment outcomes: a surveillance study in the Eastern Saudi Arabia
Dr Sanjib Bhakta is a world-leading TB-expert and academic head of the ISMB-Mycobacteria Research Laboratory at the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (http://www.bbk.ac.uk/biology/our-staff/academic/sanjib-bhakta). His continued research interest in global infectious diseases (funded by Wellcome Trust, Research Council-UK, EU and International Newton Fund) is focussed on developing novel therapeutics as well as repurposing existing drugs to tackle antimicrobial resistance and persistence in TB. He has published around 100 original research articles for a number of internationally acclaimed journals viz. J. Exp. Med., J. Biol. Chem., Tuberculosis, Biochemical Journal, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, FEBS J, Molecular Microbiology, British Medical Journal, British Medical Bulletin, PLOS and Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. As a UK-STEM ambassador and BSAC-Antibiotic Action Champion, Dr Bhakta has volunteered on the Wellcome Trust/Research Council-UK funded programme “Researchers in Residence” at local schools in London and has contributed to British Museum science programme “News & Views”.
Repurposing common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could potentially reverse intrinsic antimicrobial resistance in TB
Gwénaël Jan research activity focuses on the “2-in-1” properties of selected strains of dairy bacteria, both as starters for fermented dairy products, and as probiotic beneficial microbes. Following a PhD in Rennes University and Post-doc in Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences, he joined INRA in 1998 to study probiotic abilities of dairy propionibacteria. In close collaboration with INSERM, Pasteur Institute, Rennes University Hospital, as well as with dairy industry stakeholders, he develops a research activity spanning from food technology and molecular microbiology to preclinical and clinical investigations
Why buy probiotics while they are already in your fridge? The 2-in-1 effect of dairy bacteria as both immune modulators and cheese starters.
Ebtesam Al-Ali obtained her BSC in 1993 from Kuwait University Worked for Kuwait University as Research Assistant, then joined KISR on October 5, 1993 and led six projects; she has published more than 25 papers in reputed journals and international conferences. Her field of experience, in plant virus detection, primer design, cloning and sequencing, ELISA, DNA Extraction, PCR Amplification, RCA Rolling Circle Amplification, TYLCV detection on tomatoes, also trained twice in the University of Wisconsin Madison under the supervision of Prof. Amy Charkowski. As well as University of Washington state under supervision of Pro.Hanu Pappu.
Phylogeonography and Molecular Characterization of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus in Kuwait