Committees

Honorary Advisory Committee:

Ayad A Jaffa, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies & Interdisciplinary Programs
Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Faculty of Medicine
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

Mohamed H. Sayegh, MD
Executive Vice President
Raja N. Khuri Dean, Faculty of Medicine
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Hilal Lashuel, MD
Associate Professor of Life Sciences
Director of the Laboratory of Chemical Biology of Neurodegeneration
Brain Mind Institute.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Lausanne, Switzerland

Samia J. Khoury, MD
Director, Abu Haidar Neuroscience Institute
Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Nehme and Therese Tohme Multiple Sclerosis Center
Faculty of Medicine
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

AUB-IBRO Executive Committee

Chairpersons:

Hala Darwish, RN, PhD
Cognitive Nueroscience
Hariri School of Nursing

American University of Beirut
Lebanon


Prof. Firas Kobaissy

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Co- chair:

Nada Lawand, PhD
Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology Sciences
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Arij Daou, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
Prof. Mohamed Salama
Director of the Medical Experimental Research Center (MERC)
Mansoura University
Egypt
Prof. Karem H. Alzoubi
Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan University of Sciences and Technology
Jordan
Noel Ghanem, MD
Department of Biology
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Mohammad M. Herzallah, MD
Founder and director of the Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative
Al-Quds University
Palestine

Prof. Samia Ben Sassi
Mongi Ben Hmida National Institute of Neurology
Tunisia

Scientific Committee (AUB):

Chairperson:

Nada Lawand, PhD

Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology Sciences
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
Co- chair:

Prof. Karem H. Alzoubi

Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan University of Sciences and Technology
Jordan

Arij Daou, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
Brigitte Khoury, PhD
Director, Outpatient clinical services
Director, Clinical Psychology Training Program
Director, Arab Regional Center for Research, Training and Policy Making in Mental Health
Associate Professor
Clinical Psychologist
American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
​Elie Al Chaer
Prof. Firas Kobaissy
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
​Farid Talih, MD

Ibrahim Omeis, MD
Noel Ghanem, MD
Department of Biology
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
Pia Zeinoun,
Prof. Samia Ben Sassi
Mongi Ben Hmida National Institute of Neurology
Tunisia
​Samer Tabbal,

Student Selection Committee:

Chairperson:

Prof. Mohamed Salama
Director of the Medical Experimental Research Center (MERC)
Mansoura University
Egypt

Prof. Firas Kobaissy
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
American University of Beirut
Lebanon



Prof. Samia Ben Sassi
Mongi Ben Hmida National Institute of Neurology
Tunisia

Public Relations and Communication Committee

Chairperson: