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General Surgery Resident
MD, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain, 2011
07/2007 - 06/2010 Average Hours/Week: 20 Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AGU, Manama, Bahrain Research Assistant, Dr.Wassim Almawi Good working knowledge and experience in molecular genetics; primary work with the immunological basis of complications in sickle cell disease and type I DM. Experience and lab skills in DNA extraction; Gene amplification, PCR and RT-PCR Agarose and acrylamide gel electrophoresis Genotyping and haplotyping Phylogenetic tree construction and Common ancestor prediction RNA isolation and purification Western blotting
Al-Irhayim AQ, Mahdi N, Al-Ola K, Al-Subaie AM, Ali ME, Al-Irhayim Z, Almawi WY. HLA class II haplotypes distinctly associated with vaso-occlusion in children with sickle cell disease. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Apr; 15(4): 729-31. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18272668.
Al-Irhayim AQ, Mahdi N, Al-Subaie AM, Al-Ola K, Ali ME, Al-Irhayim Z, Almawi WY. HLA DRB1*130101≠DQB1*060101 haplotype is associated with acute chest syndrome in sickle cell anemia patients. Tissue Antigens. 2009 Mar; 73(3): 245-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19254255.
Al-Irhayim AQ, Stayoussef M, Benmansour J, Almawi WY. Autoimmune type 1 diabetes genetic susceptibility encoded by human leukocyte antigen DRB1 and DQB1 genes in Tunisia. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009 Aug; 16(8): 1146-50. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19553558.
Abdul Alarhayem attended medical school at the Arabian Gulf University Bahrain where he topped his class for 6 consecutive years, attaining his degree in 2011. He worked as a research assistant at an Immunology lab for 3years, publishing his work in peer reviewed journals and winning an award for best scientist at a regional conference. Abdul has a great passion for teaching; having started a series of weekly lectures and exam reviews for fellow colleagues during his 2nd year of medical school. Future plans include possibly pursuing a cardiothoracic fellowship after residency. A big fan of desert trekking and camping; family plays a pivotal role in his life.
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