Dr. Omer Abdulmajeed Habib

BIOGRAPHY

Professor of Physiology, with PhD from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland and BSc in Biology from the College of Science University of Mosul. In addition to teaching various physiology courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students, I was also involved in extensive research and postgraduate (PhD and MSc) supervision, establishment and developments of various undergraduate and postgraduate programs and courses. Organized several National, International Conferences and workshops and participated in many International conferences. Worked as Editor – in – Chief and Secretory of three scientific journals.

  • Specialization:

    Physiology

  • Research Interest:

    Cardiovascular Physiology, Smooth Muscle Physiology, Physiology of Ion Channels, Physiological and pharmacological Effects of Medicinal Plants.

  • Supervision of Postgraduate Students:

    Supervise so far more that 55 M. Sc. and Ph. D. Students. Eight of them were Ph. D. students accepted and worked parts of their thesis in International Universities and Centers of Excellence.

  • Publications

    Published more than 65 scientific papers in National as well as recognized International Journals. Below list showing some of these publications: The Effects of Glyceryle Trinitrate and Adenosine 5-Triphosphate on Activation of Potassium Channel Mediated Vasorelaxation in Female Rats Aortic Smooth Muscle, 2016, JUOZ, 4: Impact of Nuts Consumption on Antioxidant Statues and Pro-oxidant Parameters in Healthy Human Volunteers, 2016, JUOZ, 4: Vasodilatory effects of nitric oxide, hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide in rats: Time-dependent interaction study. Progress in Biological Sciences, 2016, 6: 1-10 Nitric oxide donor dilates Aorta in salt loaded rats via activation of inward rectifier potassium channels. ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2016, volume 28. A New Oleanane Triterpenes and Other Constituents from the Leaves of Crataegus azarolus var. aronia L.,2016, NPC, Volume 11. Impact of Nuts Consumption on Blood Pressure, Lipid Profile, Total Protein and Glycaemic Status in Healthy Human Volunteers. 2014, JUOZ, 2:75-83. Endothelium derived relaxation factors reduce sulfur dioxide-induced aortic relaxation. Open Journal of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 2013,Vol 3: 181-185. Proangiogenic and wound healing potency of virgin coconut oil. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2013. Vol. 20: 235 – 240. Effect Of Omega-3 And Multivitamins On Aluminum-Induced Changes In Serum And Tissue Enzyme Activities In Rats. Journal University Of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 65 – 71. The Role Of Endothelium And Endothelium-Derived Relaxation Factors In Nitric Oxide-Induced Aortic Relaxation. Journal University Of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 95 – 100 Relaxant Effects of Essential Oils of Eucalyptus Camaldulensis on Aortic Rings In Male Albino Rats. Journal University of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 139 – 146. Relaxant Effects Of Rutin On Rat Smooth Muscles. Journal University of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 543 – 548. The Relaxant Effect of Nitric Oxide Donor on the Contractile Activity of Ileal: Role of cGMP and Potassium Channels. Journal University of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 583 – 590. Effects of Altered Dietary Zinc Intake on Some Growth and Haematological Parameters In Rats. Journal University of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 659 – 673. The Protective Role of Certain Antioxidants (Vitamins C, E And Omega-3) Against Aluminum Chloride Induced Histological Changes In The Liver and Kidney of Female Albino Rats (RATTUS RATTUS NORVEGICUS). Journal University of Zakho, 2013, Vol. 1A: 591 - 603. The Study Of Invitro Cardiovascular Effects of Crataegus Aronia In Normotensive Rats. Proc. 17th World Congress of Heart Disease Int. Academy of Cardiology, Vol 17: 35 – 43, 2012. Modulation of Potassium Channels by Hydrogen Sulfide in Normal and NaCl Loaded Male Albino Rat Aortic Rings. Proc. 17th World Congress of Heart Disease Int. Academy of Cardiology, 2012. Vol 17: 35 – 43. Modulation of Aortic Inward Rectifier Potassium Channels Activity by Hydrogen Sulfide. 16th World Congress of Heart Disease Int. Academy of Cardiology, 2011. Vol 16: 35 – 43. Vasorelaxant Effect of Aqueous Extract of Crataegus azarolus aronia and Quercetin on Isolated Albino Rat\'s Thoracic Aorta. . Jour. Duhok Univ., Vol 13, 2010. The role of K channels in vasodilatation induced by nitric oxide in rats aorta. Jour. Duhok Univ., Vol. 13, 2010. The effect of PDE-5 inhibitors on isolated rats vas deference and aortic smooth muscle. Jour. Duhok Univ., Vol. 13, 2010. The addition of acetic acid or ethanol to orally taken aluminum salt solution enhanced its availability and then induced toxic effects. Jour. Duhok Univ., Vol 13, 2010. Cytotoxic effect of Aqueous Extract of E. serisem L. on tumor cell lines In vitro. Journal of Duhok University, Vol 12, 2009. Enteral intake of aluminium sulphate in acidic medium enhances absorption and alters tissue content of other trace elements in male albino rats. Journal of Duhok University, Vol 12, 2009. Effect of temperature on Grazing in the marine mollusks Drupella cornus . Am. Jour. Of Ecology, 2008. Effect of temperature on thermal resistance in the marine in mollusks Drupella cornus . Am. Jour. Ecology, 2008. Studies on the respiratory physiology in the marine mollusks Drupella cornus. Am. Jour. Ecology, 2008. Effects of selected chemical ingredients from Capparis spinosa L on Platelet aggregation and blood coagulation. Dirasat , 26: 195-202, 2006 Effect of selected chemical ingredients from Capparis spinosa L. on Rat isolated smooth muscle. Ethnopharma.( 2006 ) . Effect of selected chemical ingredients from Capparis spinosa L. on Rat perfused heart. Ethnopharma., ( 2006 ) . Diuretic effect of some chemical ingredients from Capparis spinosaL. in Albino Rats. Ethnopharma., 2006. The effect of low zinc in casein protein diet on growth and fertility in Albino Rats. Mosul Med. Jour. ( 1996 ) . Biochemical acclimation to temperature in the freshwater crab Potamon magnum . J. Euc. Sci.,12 : 25 – 32, 1994. Effect of acclimation and experience to changing and cold shock lethal temperature on the thermal tolerance of Gambusia affinis (Baird

  • Book’s Authorship:

    Principles of Animal Physiology Animal Physiology – Text Book Anatomy and Physiology For Health Sciences Students

  • Any Other Information’s

    Conferences and Workshops:

  • Organized several International Conferences and workshops:

    First International Conference of the University of Zakho, April, 2013 Second International Conference of the University of Zakho, April 2017. Several Power Lab Workshops at the University of Zakho, Hawler Medical University, University of Sulaimani from 2010 – 2014 Nanotechnology workshop Leadership Training Programs: Research and Teaching

  • Journals Editorial Boards

    Editor-in-Chief for the Scientific “Journal of the University of Zakho“ 2010 – 2017 Editor- in – Chief and Member of the Editorial Board of “Duhok University Journal“ from 2000 - 2010

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