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Milad S. Bitar

Designation : Professor
University/Organisation : Kuwait University
Qualification : Ph.D
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Dr. Milad S. Bitar is working Professor of Pharmacology at Kuwait University, School of Medicine and earned a B.S at Oklahoma State University (1977) and M.Sc. in biochemistry (1979) and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology (1983) at University of Maryland. He held it an Associate Professor position at Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. He has long experience in the field of oxygen radical biology, with special emphasis regarding the role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in signaling derangement leading to tumor growth and various diabetic- and age-related complications including cardiovascular diseases and delayed wound healing. Most experiments in these areas are conducted on genes, cells and animal models in addition to clinical research in patients with diabetes and cancer. He has patents for new drugs to treat oxidative stress, vascular diseases and impaired wound healing.