Mohamad Bouhamdan Ph.D.
Dr. Bouhamdan received his Ph.D. from the University of University of Aix-Marseille II, France in 1996. He completed post-doctoral at Thomas Jefferson University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA (1996-1999). The studies focused more intensely the pioneering of SV40, AAV, and MLV as a vectors system for both anti-HIV-1 gene therapy, as well as other gene therapeutic approaches. From 1999 to 2000 became Instructor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA. In 2000 Dr. Bouhamdan moved to Detroit when he became Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Research Division. Then in 2017 he joined the department of Physiology at Wayne State University where he developed interest in Cystic Fibrosis animal model in rabbits. He was the pioneer in studying the diabetes related to cystic fibrosis in rabbits. He is the author/co-author of more than 30 scientific articles and book chapters. Current research interests include understanding better the mechanisms for persons who developed cystic fibrosis related diabetes.