Name: Mourad Tayebi

Qualification: DVM MSc PhD

Country: United Kingdom

Affiliation:

Senior Lecturer in Neuroimmunology,
Department of Pathology & Infectious Diseases,
School of Veterinary Medicicne,
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences,
University of Surrey.

Phone no: +44 (0) 1483 688916

Fax: +44 (0) 1483 686736

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Address:

Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7TE,
University of Surrey,
England, United Kingdom.

Research Interests:

  • Age-related dementia
  • Protein misfolding diseases
  • Antibody technology
  • Antibody-based therapy
  • Biologics
  • Immunozation strategies

Biography:

  • Mourad Tayebi was awarded a PhD in Neuroimmunology from Imperial College. 
  • He worked as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney before returning to the UK and accepting an academic position at the Royal Veterinary College leading a team of scientists with a specific focus on protein misfolding diseases. 
  • He was offered a Faculty position at UT Health where he led a team of scientists interested in investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying protein misfolding/aggregation. 
  • His research focuses on refining the therapeutic strategies through developing novel antibodies that would specifically recognize the oligomeric forms of misfolded proteins. 
  • His team developed a panel of camelid antibodies able to transmigrate across the blood-brain barrier and enter the cell membrane of neurons.
  • Mourad is a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with an MSc in Veterinary Pathology. 
  • He was awarded a PhD in Neuroimmunology from Imperial College. 
  • Mourad worked as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney before returning to the UK and accepting an academic position at the Royal Veterinary College leading a team of scientists with a specific focus on protein misfolding diseases. 
  • He was offered a Faculty position at the University of Texas Medical Center at Houston (UTHealth) where he led a team of scientists interested in investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying protein misfolding /aggregation and refining strategies for treating Protein Misfolding Diseases.

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