American University of Beirut

Chairperson’s Welcome Message

​Welcome to the Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiological Sciences (DACP) at the Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut.​ 

Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, an academician, a researcher, or simply interested in learning more about our work, we are excited to share our passion for advancing scientific knowledge in diverse areas such as Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Cell and developmental Biology, Heart, Kidney, Gastrointestinal and Reproductive Biology, Neuroscience, and more. Our distinguished faculty members are committed to delivering excellence in research and education, and we offer a unique learning environment that fosters interdisciplinary research and collaboration with other departments in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as other faculties and schools on campus.

Our graduate programs in Human Morphology, Physiology, and Neurosciences provide a solid foundation in scientific knowledge and prepare students for fulfilling careers in academic or industry research, medicine, science writing and communication, entrepreneurship, and society.

Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, located at the Diana Tamari Sabbagh Faculty of Medicine Biomedical Research Building, are equipped to tackle the most pressing challenges in biomedical research, and our work has far-reaching implications for human health and wellbeing.

At DACP, we are dedicated to driving scientific progress through innovation and pushing the boundaries of knowledge in our field. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our research, our faculty, and our graduate programs.​

Thank you for considering the Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiological Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine - American University of Beirut. We look forward to welcoming you to our department and collaborating with you on an exciting academic journey, whether as a student, an academician, a physician, a scientist, or a member of our broader community.

Professor Assaad A. Eid
Associate Dean for Basic/Translational Research and Graduate Studies.

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