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

Do Synesthetes Have Better Memory?

Do Synesthetes Have Better Memory?

Does Depression and Anxiety Increase the Risk of Dementia?

Does Depression and Anxiety Increase the Risk of Dementia?

Differences Between an Aneurysm and Migraine

Differences Between an Aneurysm and Migraine

What is Apathy and Why Does it Occur?

What is Apathy and Why Does it Occur?

Do Hair Dyes Cause Cancer?

Do Hair Dyes Cause Cancer?

What Happens to the Brain After Death?

What Happens to the Brain After Death?

SfN 2019: Ten Talks You Won't Want to Miss

SfN 2019: Ten Talks You Won't Want to Miss

Alzheimer’s Disease | Definition, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Alzheimer’s Disease | Definition, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Allergies

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Allergies

Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat Epilepsy?

Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat Epilepsy?