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AQU Dental Students Present at a Global Environmental Event

Al-Quds University dental students presented on November 3rd, 2021, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 satellite event their final project on "Positioning action for oral health in UN 2030 Agenda for sustainable development"! This project was part of the Global Oral Health module organized by the Charite University and Oral Health Research and Promotion Unit at AQU. AQU dental students discussed from their perspective the priority rank of the seventeen goals of the 2030 Sustainable Development agenda and how they may relate to oral health.

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A new study by AQU researchers about attitudes and practices among men in the Gaza Strip related to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Child-rearing

Researchers Nadia Al Bayoumi, Riyad Diab and Bassam Abu Hamad conducted a mixed method study that investigates knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) among Palestinian men and male youth on SRHR and child-rearing among with a total of 952 adults and 476 adolescents. This study aims to inform future policies and programming conducted.

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The Deanship of Scientific Research organizes a lecture about healthcare provision in East Jerusalem

On Sunday October 3rd, the Deanship of Scientific Research organized a lecture about health indicators and health services in East Jerusalem area presented by Dr. Motasem Hamadan and Dr. Asma Imam. The lecture discussed results of a research study conducted recently in the East Jerusalem area. The results described the healthcare services, the infrastructure and healthcare workforce available to the Jerusalemites. One of the striking results of this study is the lack of adequately trained professionals in mental health. The presenters offered several recommendations to support the Palestinian healthcare institutions in the East Jerusalem area.

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Al-Quds University Dean of Scientific Research Participates in an International Panel about Refugees Oral Health

On Thursday, September 30th, Dr. Elham Kateeb the Dean of Scientific research participated as a panelist in a webinar about Refugee Oral Health. This webinar was organized by the International Dental Federation’s Public Health Committee via Oral Health Campus Continuing Education platform.  Panelists from academia, internal refugee organizations and charities working on the ground discussed ways to provide better access to dental care in this vulnerable population.

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A recent work by an AQU researcher made it to the cover of Nature Aging Journal

On Sep 14th, 2021, Sundus Shalabi, at al. published a new study in the journal of Nature Aging entitled “Evidence for accelerated aging in mammary epithelia of women carrying germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations”. The article aimed to study whether aging phenotypes in mammary epithelia such as loss of lineage fidelity and differentiation defects are related to cancer susceptibility in general. The results of this study demonstrated that genetic high-risk mammary epithelial cells exhibit features of accelerated aging, such as the loss of cell-lineage markers, differentiation defects, and transcriptome-wide enrichment for genes related to aging and inflammation.

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AQU presents three research papers in the International Association of Dental Research (IADR 2021)

AQU researchers presented three research papers in the most important dental research conference worldwide. Two papers were presented by student groups from the Dental Research Club, the first one titled “Beyond the First Wave: Consequences of COVID-19 Lockdown on Dental Students’ Mental Health” where students, Raghad Saleh, Ayah Dweik and Mayar Danadneh, assessed dental students' mental Health in times of COVID 19 lockdown.  The second paper titled “Dental Health Behaviors Between Dental Students”, where students, Mayar Dandneh, Ruba Nairoukh and Raghad Saleh, described dental health behaviors between dental students regarding the use of dental floss.

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Niigata-AQU MoU Signing Ceremony

The Dental School at the University of Niigata, Japan signed on March 29th an MoU with the Dental School at Al-Quds University to encourage faculty and student academic exchange and build strong basis for future research projects.

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Dean of Scientific Research at AQU participates in the German-Arab Women Business Leaders Program "GAWBL.connect" session: "Shaping post‐COVID‐19: How can the Pandemic be a Catalyst for Progress?"

Dr. Elham Kateeb, the Dean of Scientific Research at Al-Quds University,  was one of the five panelist who discussed  how can the COVID-19 pandemic be a catalyst for progress?" that was organized by the German-Arab Women Business Leaders Program "GAWBL.connect" .

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