Dr. Osman Shabir

Dr. Osman Shabir

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B.Sc. Biomedical Science, M.Sc. Translational Neuroscience, Ph.D. Molecular Neuroscience & Neurophysiology

Osman is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sheffield studying the impact of cardiovascular disease (atherosclerosis) on neurovascular function in vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease using pre-clinical models and neuroimaging techniques. He is based in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease in the Faculty of Medicine at Sheffield.

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Osman graduated with a B.Sc. with honors in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Sheffield, where he specialized in Neuroscience.

He went on to complete a Master's of Science (M.Sc.) in Translational Neuroscience (in SITraN) specializing in molecular neuroscience of motor-neuron disease (2016).

He further went on to complete a Ph.D. in Neurovascular Neuroscience (2020) studying neurovascular function in preclinical models of atherosclerosis and Alzheimer's disease. His Ph.D. work formed the basis of his current postdoctoral work which is funded by a British Heart Foundation grant.

He currently writes articles on neuroscience topics such as Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's Disease, Autism, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's disease, in addition to a wide variety of other biomedical disciplines for News-Medical.

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Articles from Osman

Brain Inflammation in Patients with Fibromyalgia

Brain Inflammation in Patients with Fibromyalgia

Asperger Syndrome | Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Support

Asperger Syndrome | Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Support

Food Allergies Explained

Food Allergies Explained

Bedwetting Causes, When to be Concerned, & Specific Therapies

Bedwetting Causes, When to be Concerned, & Specific Therapies

What is Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia?

What is Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia?

Neurophysiotherapy for Parkinson's Disease

Neurophysiotherapy for Parkinson's Disease

What is Inclusion Body Myositis?

What is Inclusion Body Myositis?

What is Neurophysiotherapy?

What is Neurophysiotherapy?

An Overview of Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes

An Overview of Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes

Moving House with Autism: Reducing Stress & Anxiety

Moving House with Autism: Reducing Stress & Anxiety