Sawsan Abu Hamdah, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 4444228

sawsan.abuhamdah@aau.ac.ae

Education

Post Doc, Fulbright Research Award, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 2014-2015.

Post Doc, Granada Medical School, Spain, 2008-2009.

Ph.D. Neuropharmacology, Durham University.

M.SC Pharmaceutical sciences, The University of Jordan.

B.SC. Pharmacy, The University of Jordan

Research Interests

Neurosciences, Neuropharmacology, Neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, chronic pain, epilepsy, schizophrenia, stroke, ischemia and drug abuse.

 

Selected Publications

 

 

  • Amjad T. Shatarat , Sawsan Abuhamdah, Mohammed K. Al-Essa , Justin Z. Amarin , Faisal I. Mohammed , Darwish H. Badran , Maher T. Hadidi .2020.  Spasmolytic activity of the ethanolic extract and essential oil of Aloysia citriodora Palau.  Ethno-Medicine  14(1–2):9–16.
  • Faris Ei-Dahyat, mohammed rashrash, sawsan.abuhamdah, rana abufarha and zaheer-ud din babar 2020. Herbal medicines: a cross-sectional study to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of use among Jordanian adults.  Journal of pharmaceutical policy and practice, 13 (2):2-9.  
  • Atatreh N, Al Rawashdah S, Al Neyadi SS, Abuhamdah SM, Ghattas MA. 2019. Discovery of new butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors via structure-based virtual screening. J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem.;34(1):1373-1379.

 

Teaching Courses

 

Pharmacology I and  II,  Pharmacology practical, Toxicology, Special topics in clinical toxicology ,  pharmacy Experience training 1, 2 and 3, seminar in clinical pharmacy  and Research Methodology for both B Pharma and Pharm D programs.  

 

 

Memberships

  • A member in British Pharmacological Society (BPS), U.K.
  • A member in British Neuroscience Association (BNA), U.K.
  • A member in Jordan Pharmaceutical Association, Jordan.