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Journal of Experimental Pharmacology

ISSN: 1179-1454

Prof. Dr. Abdelwahab Omri

Prof. Dr. Omri

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada

Professor Dr. Abdelwahab Omri earned his PhD in Pharmacology from Université de Montréal, Canada, in 1996. Following this, he pursued postdoctoral fellowships at McGill University and the University of Toronto from 1996 to 1998. He then served as a Research Associate at the National Research Council (NRC), Institute of Biological Sciences in Ottawa, Canada for over two years until 2000.

Currently, Dr. Omri holds the position of Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He also has cross-appointments to the Department of Biology and the Biomolecular Sciences PhD Programme, as well as the School of Rural and Northern Health PhD Programme at Laurentian University.

Dr. Omri's research is primarily focused on lipid-based drug and vaccine delivery systems. His laboratory employs a multidisciplinary approach to study antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacteria among cystic fibrosis patients and in medical device implants. In addition to his research endeavors, Dr. Omri plays an active role in undergraduate and graduate education. He coordinates various courses in biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmaceutical technology. He is deeply committed to mentoring and training both undergraduate and graduate students in research.

Dr. Omri has held administrative roles in several international scientific societies and has contributed significantly to the field with over 170 peer-reviewed research articles, numerous book chapters, and two authored books. He serves on editorial boards for several journals and has been involved in grant review panels both in Canada and abroad. Dr. Omri also holds three patents related to his research.

Editorial Board

Abdel A. Abdel-Rahman, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Joseph R. Bertino, American Cancer Society Professor, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; University Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Ari Gafni, Professor of Biological Chemistry, Professor of Biophysics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Ramesh Ganju, Scott Endowed Professor of Pathology, Vice-Chair Experimental Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Sergei A. Grando, Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA

Horace H. Loh, Regents Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Edythe D. London PhD. Katherine K. and Thomas P. Pike Professor of Addiction Studies, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Richard J. Martin, Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

Nancy A. Muma, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kanas, Lawrence, Kanas, USA

William G. North, Professor of Physiology, Department of Molecular and Systems Biology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH USA

Frederick J. Suchy, Chief Research Officer, Director, Children's Hospital Colorado Research Institute, Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Child Health Research, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora CO, USA

Li-Na Wei, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA