Assistant Professor
  • B.Sc. in Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. in Molecular and Cellular Toxicology
  • PhD in Molecular and Cellular Toxicology

  • Assistant Professor, Zayed University (August, 2019), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • 2011- 2019, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, UAE.

  • 2018-2019, Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York Institute of technology. Abu Dhabi. UAE


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City


+971 2 599

Teaching Areas

  • Neuropharmacology
  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology

Research and Professional Activities

  • Investigating the effect of multiple compounds on the lung and kidney in rodents.

  • Investigating the effects of hormonal manipulation on neuronal death in different part of the rats’ brain.

  • Investigating the effects of dehydration on neuronal death in different part of the camel’ brain.

Google Scholar Profile


  • Abderrahim Nemmar, Suhail Al‐Salam, Sumaya Beegam1, Nur Elena Zaaba, Javed Yasin, Naserddine Hamadi and Badreldin H Ali. Cardiac inflammation, oxidative stress, Nrf2 expression and coagulation events in mice with experimental chronic kidney disease. Volume 2021 |Article ID 8845607 |

  • Nemmar A, Al-Salam S, Beegam S, Yuvaraju P, Hamadi N, Ali BH. (2018). In Vivo Protective Effects of Nootkatone against Particles-Induced Lung Injury Caused by Diesel Exhaust Is Mediated via the NF-κB Pathway.Nutrients.;10(3). pii: E263. doi: 10.3390/nu10030263.

  • Hamadi N, Minhas ST, Madjid N, Khelifi-touhami F and Adem A (2017).Behavioral deficit and hippocampal neurodegeneration following short-term adrenaectomy. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference. 2nd International Conference on Educational Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.222.00032.

  • Nemmar A, Karaca T, Beegam S, Yuvaraju P, Yasin J, Hamadi K N, Ali BH. (2016). Prolonged Pulmonary Exposure to Diesel Exhaust Particles Exacerbates Renal Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and DNA Damage in Mice with Adenine-Induced Chronic Renal Failure. Cell Physiol Biochem. 1703-13. doi: 10.1159/000443109. Epub.

  • Naserddine Hamadi, Azimullah Sheikh, Nather Madjid, Loai Lubbad, Naheed Amir,Safa Al‑Deen Saudi Shehab, Fatima Khelifi‑Touhami and Abdu Adem.Increased pro-inflammatory cytokines, glial activation and oxidative stress in the hippocampus after short-term bilateral adrenalectomy. BMCNeurosci. 2016 Sep 1; 17(1):61. doi: 10.1186/s12868-016-0296-1.

  • Hamadi N, Adem A, Khelifi-touhami F, Sheikh A, Amir N and Shehab S (2016). Hippocampal Neuroinflammation, Neurodegeneration, Gliosis in Wistar rats Following Adrenal Gland Removal. Front. Neurosci. International Conference-Educational Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/conf.fnins.2016.92.00007.

  • Attoub S, Arafat K, N K Hamadi , Mester J, Gaben AM. Akt2 knock-down reveals its contribution to human lung cancer cell proliferation, growth, motility, invasion and endothelial cell tube formation. Sci Rep. 2015 Aug 3;5:12759. doi: 10.1038/srep12759.

  • Hamadi N, Mansour A, Hassan MH, Khalifi-Touhami F, Badary O. Ameliorative effects of resveratrol on liver injury in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. JBiochemMolToxicol. 2012 Oct; 26(10):384-92. doi: 10.1002/jbt.21432. Epub 2012 Jul 12.