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Professor Saadeh Suleiman

Professor Saadeh Suleiman

Professor Saadeh Suleiman
PhD, DSc, FIACS, FRSB, FPhysiol

Professor of Cardiac Physiology

Area of research

Cardiac Physiology & Myocardial Protection

Office Room 99
Level 7,
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street BS2 8HW
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 34 23519

Research summary

Current Research Projects (basic science/translational/clinical):

  1. Role of cyclic AMP/PKA/Epac signalling in cardioprotection
  2. The Cardiac Role of the Exchange Protein Directly Activated by cAMP (Epac) During Postnatal Development
  3. The cardio-protective efficacy of cardioplegic solution supplemented with Sildenafil in neonatal pig model of cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest
  4. Selective S-nitrosation of mitochondrial complex I by MitoSNO as a new therapy for cardiac ischaemia-reperfusion injury
  5. A Polymeric Prosthetic Heart Valve from anisotropic nanocomposites– device optimisation and in vivo testing           
  6. RIPC Clinical Trial: A two-centre randomised controlled trial investigating the effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on biomarkers of stress and ...

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Completed my high school studies in Jerusalem in 1971. After spending 2 years at Bir Zeit College, I joined the American University in Beirut and was awarded a BSc in 1975. Obtained a PhD degree from the Universityof Essex in 1980. Joined the faculty of An-Najah University in Palestine (1980-1987) during which I held senior positions including Head of Biology and Dean of Research and served as a member of the Board of Directors for Scholarships at the British Council in Jerusalem. Joined Physiology Department at Bristol in 1988. I was the first to introduce and lead research involving cardioplegic ...

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Selected publications

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