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mahmoud a. alfaqih
Department of physiology and Biochemistry - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Biochemistry from Washington State University, 2008
  • Bsc. of Dental Medicine and Surgery from University of Jordan, 2002

    Publications
  • Alfaqih MA, Khader YS, Bashir N, Nusair Z, Nuseir Q, Nusier M, "Attitude of Jordanian Physicians toward Biochemistry and Genetics," BioMed Research International, vol. 2019, no. , pp. 0-0, 2019
  • Alzoubi KH, Shatnawi AF, Al-Qudah MA, Alfaqih MA, "Vitamin C attenuates memory loss induced by post-traumatic stress like behavior in a rat model," Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 2019, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020
  • Mazahreh TS, Alfaqih MA, Saadeh R, Al-Zoubi NA, Hatamleh M, Alqudah A, Aleshawi AJ, Alzoubi A, "The E ects of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on the Parameters of Leptin Resistance in Obesity," biomolecules, vol. 533, no. , pp. 0-0, 2019
  • Bashir NA, Morad FR, Khabour OF, Alfaqih MA, Khassawneh BY, "The Association between Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Gene Polymorphisms and Lung Cancer Risk," biomolecules, vol. 8, no. , pp. 0-0, 2018
  • Alzoubi KH, Shatnawi A, Al-Qudah MA, Alfaqih MA, "Edaravone prevents memory impairment in an animal model of post-traumatic distress," Behavioural Pharmacology, vol. 30, no. , pp. 201-207, 2019
  • Al Bashir S, Alzoubi A, Alfaqih MA, Kheirallah K, Smairat A, Haddad H, Al-Dwairy A, Fawwaz BAB, Alzoubi M, Trpkov K, "PTEN Loss in a Prostate Cancer Cohort From Jordan," Applied immunohistochemistry & molecular morphology, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2018
  • "27-hydroxycholesterol impairs plasma membrane lipid raft signaling as evidenced by inhibition of IL6-JAK-STAT3 signaling in prostate cancer cells", Molecular Cancer Research
  • "A single nucleotide polymorphism in BCAT1 gene is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus", Acta Biochemica polonica
  • "Association of Adiponectin and rs1501299 of the ADIPOQ Gene with Prediabetes in Jordan", Biomolecules
  • "Association of RETN +299(G>A) polymorphism with type two diabetes mellitus", Acta Biochimica Polonica
  • "Attitude of Jordanian Physicians toward Biochemistry and Genetics", Biomed Research International
  • "Attitudes of Medical and Health Sciences Students towards Abortion in Jordan", BioMed Research International
  • "Changes in Gastric Smooth Muscle Cell Contraction during Pregnancy: Effect of Estrogen", Journal of Pregnancy
  • "Correlation between vitamin D and serum brain derived neurotropic factor levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients", biomedical reports
  • "Dentists Awareness, Perception, and Attitude Regarding COVID-19 and Infection Control: Cross-Sectional Study Among Jordanian Dentists", JMIR PUBLIC HEALTH AND SURVEILLANCE
  • "Developmental changes in contraction of gastric smooth muscle cells in rats correlate with their differences in RhoA/ROCK pathway", Journal of Biomedical Research
  • "Dysregulation of the RANKL/RANK/OPG axis in thalassemia intermedia patients", BMC research notes
  • "Edaravone prevents memory impairment in an animal model of post-traumatic distress.", Behavioural pharmacology
  • "Effect of cytokine treatment on the expression and secretion of brain derived neurotrophic factor in the smooth muscle of the rat colon", Biomedical reports
  • "Effect of progesterone on nitric oxide/cyclic guanosine monophosphate signaling and contraction in gastric smooth muscle cells", Biomedical Reports
  • "Effects of combined swimming exercise and non?steroidal anti?inflammatory drugs on inflammatory nociception in rats", Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
  • "Elevated Interleukin 31 serum levels in hemodialysis patients are associated with uremic pruritus", Cytokine
  • "Epidemiology and histopathological classification of lung cancer: A study from Jordan, retrospective observational study", Annals of Medicine and Surgery
  • "Estrogen relaxes gastric muscle cells via a nitric oxide? and cyclic guanosine monophosphate?dependent mechanism: A sex?associated differential effect", Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
  • "Exploring perception and hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccine: A study from Jordan", Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
  • "Factors Associated With University Students' Attitude Toward Euthanasia", Omega: Journal of Death and Dying
  • "Family planning and reproductive health",
  • "Food safety knowledge among Jordanians: A national study", food control
  • "Genetic variation in the ADIPOQ gene and serum adiponectin increase the risk of bladder cancer", Journal of Applied Biomedicine
  • "Glucagon-like peptide-1 exerts anti-inflammatory effects on mouse colon smooth muscle cells through the cyclic adenosine monophosphate/nuclear factor-?B pathway in vitro", Journal of Inflammation Research
  • "IL-33/13 Axis and IL-4/31 Axis Play Distinct Roles in In ? ammatory Process and Itch in Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis", Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
  • "Implementation of the WHO Approved ?Tailoring Antimicrobial Resistance Programs (TAP)? Reduces Patients? Request for Antibiotics", antibiotics
  • "Insomnia among Medical and Paramedical Students in Jordan: Impact on Academic Performance", BioMed Research International
  • "Leptin and the GA genotype of rs2167270 of the LEP gene increase the risk of prediabetes", Biomedical Reports
  • "Lower Levels of Serum Adiponectin and the T Allele of rs1501299 of the ADIPOQ Gene Are Protective against Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Jordan", Korean Journal of Family Medicine
  • "Metformin exerts anti-inflammatory effects on mouse colon smooth muscle cells in vitro", Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
  • "Mutational analysis of EZH2 gene in patients with colorectal adenoma reveals a genetic variant associated with risk of malignant transformation", Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
  • "Needle Stick and Sharp Injuries Among Healthcare Workers", Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
  • "PTEN Loss in a Prostate Cancer Cohort From Jordan", Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology
  • "Perceptions of obstetricians and pediatricians about the risk of COVID?19 for pregnant women and newborns", International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • "Perceptions of primary healthcare physicians in Jordan of their role in the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study", International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • "Perspectives and attitudes of Jordanian medical and paramedical students toward surrogate pregnancy", International Journal of Women's Health
  • "Phenelzine reduces the oxidative damage induced by peroxynitrite in plasma lipids and proteins", Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry The Journal of Metabolic Diseases
  • "Post-traumatic stress disorder among Syrian adolescent refugees in Jordan", Journal of Public Health
  • "Public Perception Regarding COVID-19, Nature of the Disease, Susceptibility to Complications, and Relationship to Influenza: A Study from Jordan Using Google Forms", Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
  • "Scavenging of lipid peroxyl radicals protects plasma lipids and proteins from peroxynitrite", biomedical reports
  • "Serum Branched Chain Amino Acids Are Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Jordan", Korean Journal of Family Medicine
  • "Serum homocysteine is associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome in Jordan", Biomedical reports
  • "Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the ADIPOQ Gene Modifies Adiponectin Levels and Glycemic Control in Type Two Diabetes Mellitus Patients", Biomed Research international
  • "Soft Tissue Sarcomas: A 16-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Hospital in North Jordan", Medicina
  • "Stem cell-related knowledge and attitudes among physicians in Jordan", International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • "The 4?hydroxynonenal mediated oxidative damage of blood proteins and lipids involves secondary lipid peroxidation reactions", experimental and therapeutic medicine
  • "The Association between Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Gene Polymorphisms and Lung Cancer Risk", Biomolecules
  • "The Bacterial Microbiota of Gastrointestinal Cancers: Role in Cancer Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Perspectives", Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology
  • "The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation on Trait Mindfulness, Perceived Stress, Cortisol, and C-Reactive Protein in Nursing Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial", Advances in Medical Education and Practice
  • "The Bidirectional Relationship between Diabetes and Depression: A Literature Review", Korean Journal of Family Medicine
  • "The EGFR rs2233947 polymorphism is associated with lung cancer risk: a study from Jordan", Acta Biochimica Polonica
  • "The Effects of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on the Parameters of Leptin Resistance in Obesity", Biomolecules
  • "The Epidemiology and Trend of Cancer in Jordan, 2000?2013", J Cancer Epidemiol
  • "The Protective Effects of Pioglitazone Against Cognitive Impairment Caused by L-methionine Administration in a Rat Model", CNS and Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets
  • "The effect of the anabolic steroid sustanon on the expression levels of neurotrophins in adult chicken gastrointestinal tract", Comparative Clinical Pathology
  • "The psychosocial and clinical concerns of physicians treating COVID-19 patients", Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences
  • "Vitamin C Attenuates Memory Loss Induced by Post-Traumatic Stress like Behavior in a Rat Model", Behavioural Brain Research
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2021 - Sep 2022
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2020 - Sep 2021
  • Faculty Member, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2015 - Present
  • ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY
  • ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
  • FIRST AID
  • GASTRO-INTESTINAL SYSTEM
  • GENETICS LAB
  • INRTODUCTION TO MEDICINE AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
  • MEMBRANES AND SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
  • MOLECULAR GENETICS
  • MOLECULAR GENETICS PRACTICAL
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY
  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  • TEACHING SKILLS
  • URINARY & REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM