Lab of Dr. Fouad Zouein

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​​​​​​​Research Area

  • Novel Therapeutic strategies to prevent adverse cardiac remodeling and subsequent heart failure development

Research Projects

  • The impact of chronic smoking on cardiac/aortic remodeling in female mice in the presence and absence of estrogen contraceptives
  • The impact of chronic smoking on cardiac/aortic remodeling between males and females mice following myocardial infarction
  • The impact of IL33/ILC2 axis on cardiac remodeling post myocardial infarction
  • Effect of hyper-caloric intake on hemodynamic functions and cardiac autonomic control: Potential modulation by anti-diabetic drugs
  • ​The impact of Vitamin B3 on cardiac remodeling post-MI

Selected Publications

Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=fouad+zouein&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5​ 

Personnel

Dr. Abdallah Kaplan, Postdoctoral fellow
Email: ak155@aub.edu.lb

Dr. Emna Abidi, Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Cynthia Tannous, Postdoctoral Fellow

Mrs. Rana Ghali, Research Assistant
Email: rg04@aub.edu.lb

Research Grants

Title Role Source Year
Impact of Vaping Inhalation on Cardio-Pulmonary Systems: Replacing 'Worst' with 'Bad'?Principal Investigator AUBMC – CRSPending
Vitamin B3: The New Promising Drug of Myocardial Infarction ManagementPrincipal Investigator AUBMC-MPP2018
Smoke Cardiomyopathy in Females: Deciphering the Unknown and Assessing the Risk of Estrogen ContraceptivesPrincipal Investigator CNRS2018
LC2 and IL-33: A Novel Therapeutic Team for MIPrincipal Investigator AUBMC-MPP2017
Role of STAT3 in Hypertension Induced Remodeling of the HeartPrincipal Investigator AUBMC-Seed2015

Awards

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2017
Elected as Fellow of The American Heart Association (FAHA) conferred by the Council on Hypertension during Leadership Committee Meeting of the American Heart Association (AHA)  
​2017
​Faculty Development Program in Clinical Research Award
​2014 
Regions Award for outstanding graduate research accomplishment
​2013
European Cytokine Society Junior Publication Initiative Award for best review article
​2012
Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (SFRBM) Mini-Fellowship award​
​2012
​Excellence in Pharmacology Program Award – The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Mississippi Medical Center​

​Thesis Projects​ (​Last 5 Years)​