Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Bio

I have long lasting experience on addressing how to protect kidney against pathophysiological changes of diabetes and hypertension. I have been really interested on addressing the role of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of renal injury.

  • (706) 721-2748
  • (706) 721-6252
  • CL 2126

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • MS, Pharmacology Mansoura University, 1998

  • BS, Pharmacy Mansoura University, 1993

Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacist in the United States Georgia, 2006

  • Board Certified Pharmacist Egypt , 1993

Awards & Honors

  • New Investigator Travel Award, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research Conference, New Orleans 2013 American Heart Association, 2013

  • Water and Electrolyte Young Investigator Award Experimental Biology Meeting, 2011

  • Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award 62nd High Blood Pressure Research Conference, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DBIO 5001

    Biochemical Basis of Oral Heal
  • OBMP 5001

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBPR 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • DMIC 5001

    Oral Microbiology and Infectio
  • DPHM 5002

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • DPHM 5003

    Pharmacology Seminar
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III
  • OBMP 5003

    Special Topics in Oral Biology
  • DBIO 5002

    Molecular Bio Craniofacial Dev
  • OBMP 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology 2
  • OBMP 9002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II

Teaching Interests

Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and microbiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Inhibition of 12/15-Lipoxygenase Reduces Renal Inflammation and Injury in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Mice., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine kinase inhibition protects the kidney against streptozotocin-induced diabetes through anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant mechanisms, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine kinase inhibition protects the kidney against streptozotocin-induced diabetes through anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant mechanisms, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine kinase inhibition protects the kidney against streptozotocin-induced diabetes through anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant mechanisms, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Valproate-induced liver injury: Modulation by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA proposes a novel anticonvulsant regimen, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cytochrome P450 metabolites in cardiovascular disease

Department Service

  • departmental Seminar 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Steering committee 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Review Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University senate 2015 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grievance and dispute resolution 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Clinical Science and Frontier of Vascular Physiology Journals 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) 2012 - Present

  • Pharmacological Research and Vascular Pharmacology 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Clinical Science 2006 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Heart Association 2005 - Present