Dr Farooq A. Shiekh
Consulting Editor: Farooq A. Shiekh (PhD)
Farooq A Shiekh is the Chair of Research and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College (GMC) & Associated Hospital, Baramulla, India. He is a former Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Netherlands, Antilles (2013-2016). He obtained his doctorate degree in biomedical sciences- the biochemical characterization of small particles, from one of the prestigious medical center, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India (PhD, 2005).
In order to pursue his great interests in the field of nanoparticles, he joined at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, as a fellow (2007-2009) and trained as senior scientist at Faculte of de Medecine, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and WHO collaborative center, La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France (2010-2012). His area of research is advancing ‘nanocarriers’ for combined targeted medicine, in order to enhance efficacy of drug delivery to reach untargetable complex tumor sites.
Dr. Shiekh also served as the consulting editor for the International Journal of Nanomedicine (2015-2019) and is associated with many other scientific organizations. He has many years of diverse teaching and research experience from renowned medical institutions of world repute.