From basic science to clinical practice: translational research
Biographical Sketch of Professor M.-Saadeh Suleiman:
M.-Saadeh Suleiman (PhD, DSc) is currently working as a Professor of Cardiac Physiology at the Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, UK. Academic activities involve teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in both the Medical & Biomedical Schools. Professor Suleiman’s current research is focused on investigating cellular mechanisms underlying the damaging effects of cardiac insults and design novel cardio-protective interventions during adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. He is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, the Society of Biology & The Physiological Society. Other distinctions include being a member of the team that was awarded the UK Hospital Doctor Award for Team of the Year in Surgery and runners up for Cardiovascular Medicine, member of the executive committee of the British Society for Cardiovascular Research and a founding member of the Bristol Heart Institute. Has more than 300 scientific publications (papers, reviews, book chapters and peer reviewed abstracts), attracted significant funding and has organized and contributed as speaker to a large number of international meetings. He has acted as a reviewer for national and international grant giving bodies and journals as well as external examiner for medical degrees and postgraduate degrees.