Professor, King Fahd Medical Research Center
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Kamal is a Professor at King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Prof. Kamal’s overall biochemical research output had culminated in more than 115 publications in internationally respected journals, and 61 abstracts in international conferences. His research was pivotal in supporting the development of the novel anti-Alzheimer\\s agents from the laboratory to the clinic via collaboration with Dr Nigel H. Greig (Chief of Laboratory of Neurosciences in USA). ). He had migrated to Australia after an award of a prestigious U2000 Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2000 by the University of Sydney, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences. This three years highly competitive award funded his research on “Inhibition of amido phosphoribosyltransferase by new antifolates: Design and mechanism of action of purine antagonists". Prof. Kamal also collaborated in one of the molecular biological research project (Type 2 diabetic and Alzheimer’s disease) at the University of Technology Sydney.
Neurodegenerative disorders (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s)
Research in applied health sciences