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Manal Ali Buabeid
  • Manal Ali Buabeid

  • Associate Professor
  • Ext: 6058

Dr. Manal Buabeid is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences-College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Ajman University. she graduated from Auburn University-USA where she earned her PhD. in Neuropharmacology from the Department of Drug Discovery and Development. She received the American Federation Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Award in 2012. The major focus of her research centers around synaptic mechanisms of learning and memory. Specifically, to elucidate the regulation of glutamate receptor-mediated synaptic transmission in animal models of diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and diabetes, and the use of experimental drugs to ameliorate the synaptic dysfunction and associated neurobehavioral deficits in these disease states. Published several research papers in peer-reviewed journals. She has authored several abstracts presented in local, national and international conferences and received several awards for research and academic excellence

Education
  • 2013 PhD from Harrison School of Pharmacy, -Department of Pharmacal Sciences (Drug discovery and Development ), , Auburn University, United States.
  • 2004 M.Phil. Neuropharmacology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK.
  • 1992 B.Sc. Pharmacy, Tripoli University
Experience
  • 2018-Present Position Assistant professor: School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Sciences
  • 2015-2018 Position Assistant professor: School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy practice
  • 2012-2015(summer) Teaching Biology ( Neurobiology), community college, Auburn , USA.
  • 2009 - 2015 Teaching Assistant for Pharmacology courses and Research Assistant in Neuropharmacology .
  • 2004 - 2007 Position: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tripoli, Libya.
Teaching Area
  • Pharmacology II and III for Pharmacy Students, Pharmacology II for dentistry students, Toxicology and chemotherapy for Pharmacy Students.
Research
  • My major area of research can be described as molecular and pharmacology. More specifically my research interest is on understanding the mechanisms regulating excitatory synaptic function the mammalian hippocampus. I study if changes in synaptic function are paralleled by molecular changes in trafficking of synaptic proteins and intracellular signaling molecules and also by behavioral changes, mainly learning and memory. Synaptic physiology is studied by electrophysiological analyses of a set of synapses from a region as well as from a single neuron. In addition I utilize sophisticated single channel analysis, including computer modeling to understand channel kinetics, to identify molecular and cellular processes that shape the excitatory physiology of synapses in the hippocampus.
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Role of Nicotine Mediated Neuroprotection in MPTP-induced Parkinson’s disease ESA Arafa, M Buabeid The FASEB Journal 33 (1_supplement), lb84-lb84, 2019
  • Buabeid, Almassry, Ibrahim. Histological changes in the endometium of female albino rat uterus under the effect of clomiphene citrate (CC). ADPHAC2019, UAE.
  • Bhattacharya S, Buabeid MA, Bhattacharya D., Escobar M., Dhanasekaran M, Suppiramaniam V. “Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Reconsolidation and Retrieval”, Society of Neuroscience, San Diego, 2013
  • Abdel-Rahman EA, Buabeid M, Shonesy B, Parameshwaran K, Thiruchelvam K, Ahuja M, Dhanasekaran M, Judd R, Amin RH, Pinkert CA, Tao Y, Suppiramaniam V. (2011) Role of integrin linked kinase in diabetes induced memory loss. Fourth annual research day of Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Program: 47.
  • Buabeid M. A., Abdel-Rahman E., Parameshwaran K., Bhattacharya S.Dhanasekharan M, Suppiramaniam V, Prenatal Nicotinic Exposure and Glutamatergic Cholinergic Interplay. SFN 2011, Washington, DC.
  • Bhattacharya S, Buabeid MA, Dwipayan Bhattacharya, Dhanasekaran M, Escobar M., Suppiramaniam V. Investigating memory reconsolidation in fear associated memories, GSC Forum 2014
  • E. Abdel Rahman1, B.Shonesy2, Manal Buabeid, K.Parameshwaran3, M. Ahuja1, M. Dhanasekaran1, R. Judd4, R.Amin1, C.Pinkert3, Y. Tao4, V. Suppiramaniam1. Role of integrins linked kinase in synaptic plasticity and memory. SFN 2011, Washington, DC.
  • Dwipayan Bhattacharya Bhattacharya S, Buabeid MA, Dhanasekaran. Prenatal alcohol impairs synaptic plasticity and memory through ilk pathway in fasd rat model. GSC Forum 2014
  • Manal Buabeid, E. Abdel Rahman1,M. Ahuja1, M. Dhanasekaran1, J. Shen1 ,Y. Tao3, K. Parameshwaran2 V. Suppiramaniam1. Prenatal Nicotine Exposure and Glutamatergic-Cholinergic Interplay. GSC Forum 2013
  • Manuj Ahuja, Manal Buabeid, Engy Abel-Rahman, Vishnu Suppiramaniam, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran. Neuroprotective effects of Centella asiatica in an Alzheimer’s disease animal model. SFN 2010, Nov. 13-17, 2010, in San Diego, Calif.
  • Manuj Ahuja, Manal Buabeid, Vishnu Suppiramaniam, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran. Centella Asiatica an emerging alternative to Alzheimer’s disease. Meeting: SOT 2011, Washington DC, March 6–10, 2011
  • Engy Abdel Rahman, Manal Buabeid, Brian C. Shonesy, Manuj Ahuja, Kodeeswaran Parameshwaran, , Rajesh Amin, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran, Carl A. Pinkert, Robert Judd, Yia-Xiong Tao, Vishnu Suppiramaniam. Role of intefrin linked kinase in diabetes induced memory. The 4th annual Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Day, Auburn University, Auburn Al, 2011.
  • Manuj Ahuja1, Kariharan Thiruchelvam1, Subramanian Uthayathas1, Manal Buabeid, Brown-Borg HM2, Vishnu Suppiramaniam1, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran1 .Alterations in the neurochemical pathways contribute to the enhanced memory in long living Ames dwarf mice SFN 2011, Washington, DC.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • 2016 Award of best school practicing learning management under my supervision.
  • 2013 Awarded certification of achievement for outstanding poster presentation at Auburn University
  • 2013 Awarded certification of achievement for outstanding from Golden Key International Honor Society, USA
  • 2012 American Federation Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Award
  • 2012 Outstanding teaching assistant of Harrison School of Pharmacy
  • Member, Society for Neuroscience.