Suhail Al-Salam

Professor Suhail N. Abdullah Al-Salam (MBChB, MSc.Path, FIBMS.Path, EBP, FRCPath) is a professor of pathology and chair of the department of pathology and leader of the Oncology Research Priority Group at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University. In addition, Professor Al-Salam is a consultant pathologist at Tawam hospital with providing clinical service in surgical pathology and medical renal biopsies; and he is one of the few experts in Nephropathology in the UAE.
Professor Al-Salam has published 123 original articles in international peer reviewed journals, with many of them are published in prestigious journals like: Blood, Cancer Research, British Journal of Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Cellular Physiology and biochemistry, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, International Journal of Nanomedicine, Annals of New York Academy sciences, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol , Am J Physiol Renal Physiol.
Professor Al-Salam has been awarded many research grants and has oral presentations at many local and international scientific meetings. Professor Al-Salam supervised a number of PhD and master students. He has organized a number of local pathology meetings. Professor Al-Salam is the winner of Abu Dhabi Medical distinction award 2011, Excellence in Teaching, Awards, CMHS,UAEU 2007, 2018, 2020, Excellence in Scholar Award CMHS, UAEU 2014, and Excellence in students mentor Awards, CMHS,UAEU 2018 , 2020. He is an expert reviewer for many biomedical journals.

Most research interests for a scientist

  • Cancer Biology and Therapy
  • Hypoxic signals in diseases
  • Galectin-3 in cardiovascular diseases
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms in acute and chronic kidney injuries


  • Cancer biology
  • Cellular and molecular changes in diseases
  • Hypoxic signals in diseases