Sehamuddin Galadari

Dr. Sehamuddin Galadari is a Senior Vice Provost-Research and Managing Director of the Research at New York University Abu Dhabi, and a Professor of Biology and an Emiretus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology at the same university.

Dr. Sehamuddin Galadari holds a PhD in Biochemistry in 1991 from Imperial College in the United Kingdom. Prof. Sehamuddin has been a Visiting Professor to many well-known institutions such as Imperial College (UK), University of Glasgow (UK), Duke University Medical Centre (USA), Medical University of South Carolina (USA) and POSTECH (South Korea). He is a reviewer and has served on the editorial board of a number of biomedical journals.

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His research interest revolves around Apoptosis, Autophagy and Cancer Biology, and he has published over 60 manuscripts in international peer reviewed journals, and has supervised a number of PhD students and post-doctoral fellows. He has contributed significantly to biomedical research in the UAE.


  • Biochemistry
  • Autophagy and Cancer Biology