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

Improving Cognitive Abilities in the Elderly

Improving Cognitive Abilities in the Elderly

Improving Brain Health by Controlling Blood Pressure

Improving Brain Health by Controlling Blood Pressure

How Does Insulin Affect the Brain?

How Does Insulin Affect the Brain?

Neurotoxic Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy

Neurotoxic Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy

Protein Supplements and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Protein Supplements and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Blood Flow Through the Brain & Alzheimer’s Disease

Blood Flow Through the Brain & Alzheimer’s Disease

What is Influenza?

What is Influenza?

Is Appendectomy Linked to Parkinson’s Disease?

Is Appendectomy Linked to Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Cerebrovascular Disease?

What is Cerebrovascular Disease?

Effects of Tobacco on the Immune System

Effects of Tobacco on the Immune System