Dr Abdul Haseeb
Consulting Editor: Abdul Haseeb (PhD)
Research Scientist, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio, USA
Dr. Haseeb received his M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Aligarh Muslim University, India and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Osmania University, India. His doctoral work involved the genetic profiling of Indian population for their propensity for metabolic syndrome. His current research mainly focuses on molecular aspects of the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis, basic biology of chondrocytes and role of miRNA in rheumatic diseases. He is also interested in finding drugs for rheumatic diseases from the natural sources, especially from medicinal plants. He has published a dozen of highly cited scientific papers in scientific journals and has presented his work in numerous international scientific meetings and conferences. He received OARSI young scientist award in 2013 for his work on novel epigenetic control of gene expression in chondrocytes. He acts as a reviewer for several peer reviewed journals of the fields of his interest.