Bashar Saad

Arab American University, Palestinian Authority


Bashar Saad serves as a Professor of cell biology and immunology at the Arab American university in Jenin, Palestine, and acts as the Director of the Qasemi Research Center, Al-Qasemi Academic College, Baga Algharbiya, Israel. He has received his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the University of Zurich and observed his postdoctoral studies at the Institute of neurobiology at the ETH Zurich, where he also served as a Senior Scientist at the Institute of Toxicology. He served as a Senior scientist in tissue engineering at the Institute of Polymers at the ETH Zurich and at the Research Division, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich. He made a significant contribution in combining cell biology, immunology, and 3D cell culture techniques with Arab-Islamic herbal wisdom. His research interests include anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties of medicinal plants. He has written more than fifty original papers as well as review articles and book chapters on Arab-Islamic herbal medicine. He authored the first academic book about Arab and Islamic herbal medicine titled Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine: Traditional System, Ethics, Safety, Efficacy and Regulatory Issues.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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