American University of Beirut

Lab of Dr. Georges Daoud

Link to Dr. Georges Daoud​ ​FMIS Profile​ ​

​​​​​​Research Interests​

  • Placental development and differentiation, Cell proliferation and differentiation, Developmental biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Stem cells, Signaling pathways, Physiology, Diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes, Intra-uterine growth restriction, Pre-eclampsia, Biomarkers, MicroRNA, microRNA, Preclinical models of Childhood, ovarian cancer screening

Selected Publications

Transcriptomic profiling of trophoblast fusion using BeWo and JEG-3 cell lines 
Msheik H, El Hayek S, Furqan Bari M, Azar J, Abou-Kheir W, Kobeissy F, Vatish M, Daoud G
Molecular Human Reproduction Journal Article, 2019

The Akt/mTOR pathway in cancer stem/progenitor cells is a potential therapeutic target for glioblastoma and neuroblastoma. 
Bahmad HF, Mouhieddine TH, Chalhoub RM, Assi S, Araji T, Chamaa F, Itani MM, Nokkari A, Kobeissy F, Daoud G, Abou-Kheir W 
Oncotarget Journal Article, 2018 

Sphere-Formation Assay: Three-Dimensional in vitro Culturing of Prostate Cancer Stem/Progenitor Sphere-Forming Cells. 
Bahmad HF, Cheaito K, Chalhoub RM, Hadadeh O, Monzer A, Ballout F, El-Hajj A, Mukherji D, Liu YN, Daoud G, Abou-Kheir W 
Frontiers in oncology Journal Article, 2018 

SuPAR, an emerging biomarker in kidney and inflammatory diseases. 
Hamie L, Daoud G, Nemer G, Nammour T, El Chediak A, Uthman IW, Kibbi AG, Eid A, Kurban M 
Postgraduate medical journal Journal Article, 2018

HTR-8/SVneo cell line contains a mixed population of cells. 
Abou-Kheir W, Barrak J, Hadadeh O, Daoud G 
Placenta Journal Article, 2017



  • Daniel Turnberg Travel fellowship 2013 Daniel Turnberg Foundation Award Scholarship 
  • Postdoctoral fellowship 2007 Arthritis Society Canada Award Scholarship 
  • Biomed Excellence Award 2005 University of Quebec in Montreal Award Award 

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