In mice, stem cells seem to work in fighting obesity! What about stem cells in humans?
21 June 2018

In mice, stem cells seem to work in fighting obesity! What about stem cells in humans?

A group of investigators from the Faculty of Heath Sciences at Beirut Arab University and their colleagues from the Department of Eating and Weight Disorders from Villa Garda Hospital in Garda, Italy conducted a systematic review, with the aim to summarize findings regarding the effect of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (AD-MSCs) on obesity and related comorbidities from the animal model in vivo, in order to establish their viability and to justify their use in clinical trials for human therapy.

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Ian Watson Visit to BAU
27 April 2018

Ian Watson Visit to BAU

Dr. Ian Watson, _Reader in Applied Energy, University of Glasgow, visited Beirut Arab University to further develop the ongoing collaboration between the two universities.

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Visit to University of Modena and Regio Emilia, Italy
24 April 2018

Visit to University of Modena and Regio Emilia, Italy

Dr Fatima Saleh from the department of Medical Laboratory Technology was invited by Prof Massimo Pelligrini and Prof Cristina Magnoni to deliver a talk on ‘Mesenchymal stem cells in three dimensions’ to PhD students from the international Doctorate School in Clinical and Experimental Medicine at University of Modena and Regio Emilia, Italy, on 24th of April, 2018.

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Dry Needling – Level1
20 April 2018

Dry Needling – Level1

This was the first Dry needling course to be given by Club physio in Lebanon. 23 Physical Therapists participated in this hands on course. The participants had the chance to gain theoretical knowledge about dry needling as well as performing direct application in needling different commonly used muscles encountered in clinical practice.

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Mobility Visit to University  of Pavia
16 April 2018

Mobility Visit to University of Pavia

Under the mobility agreement between the University of Pavia and Beirut Arab University, staff members from the Nutrition & Dietetics department visited the University of Pavia for one week.

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HLA Typing by NGS & Beyond
13 April 2018

HLA Typing by NGS & Beyond

The Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Medical Laboratory Technology held a scientific lecture entitled “HLA Typing by NGS & Beyond” Presented by Dr. Ali Hajeer, Professor in immunogenetics and Assistant Dean of the College of Medicine at the King Saud Bin Abdel Aziz University for Health Sciences-Riyadh, KSA

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Visit to Glasgow
13 February 2018

Visit to Glasgow

Funded by the intramural Grant of Beirut Arab University, I visited the School of Engineering of the University of Glasgow from 29th January till the 2nd Februa

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