Researcher

Dr Syed Haris Omar

My Expertise

Enzyme assays, amyloid beta, tau peptide, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, natural products as alternative medicine

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Biography

Dr. Syed Haris Omar have received PhD in Biomedical Science, with the Faculty of Science Scholarship from School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia. He has started his early career as Clinical Research Investigator and Lecturer at Pharmacy School. Dr. Haris has investigated the neuroprotective beneficial effects of phenolic compound (biophenols) in olives against in vitro (SH-SY5Y cells) and in vivo (APPswe Mice)...view more

Dr. Syed Haris Omar have received PhD in Biomedical Science, with the Faculty of Science Scholarship from School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia. He has started his early career as Clinical Research Investigator and Lecturer at Pharmacy School. Dr. Haris has investigated the neuroprotective beneficial effects of phenolic compound (biophenols) in olives against in vitro (SH-SY5Y cells) and in vivo (APPswe Mice) Alzheimer’s disease models, through the enzymes inhibition (AChE, BChE, BACE-1, HDAC, and Tyrosinase), cell lines protection and protection against free radicals and amyloid-beta toxicity in the transgenic mice brain. His research area falls in the field of neuroscience especially prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, further interested in clinical research (dementia, obesity and ageing) but not limited. He has demonstrated the experiences of membership in Human Research Ethics Committee along with the teaching and research. As an author, Dr. Haris has published several peer-reviewed journal articles including research and reviews along with the book chapters and conference proceedings. Currently Dr. Haris is serving as reviewer and Editorial Board Member in several Journals of repute, and associated with various domestic and international scientific societies as a member. His sustained academic efforts and contributions to advancement in the field of biomedical science/medicine research has been recognized nationally and internationally, and received awards from several organisations.


My Grants

Research Officer- On Track for Life Project (‘Prevention of Childhood Obesity — A community Program'), Funded ($200,000) by the Paediatric Innovation Funding Scheme (NSW Government), NSW Health, MLHD. 2019-Present.


My Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

My Awards

2019     Global Top Peer Reviewer in the Global Peer Review Awards 2019, Publons, Web of

             Science, A Clarivate Analytics Company.

2019     NSW Volunteer of the Year 2019 Award (Nominee), Adult Category in Riverina, The Centre

             for Volunteering.

2017     Regional Achievement & Community Award (Nominee), Prime Super Agricultural 

             Innovation Award, NSW

2016     Conference Support Scheme Award, Graham Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga 

             Wagga, Australia.

2015     Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) Award, Photography Competition.

2014     Best Oral Presenter Award (Industrial Pharmacy), International Pharmaceutical Federation

             (FIP), Bangkok, Thailand

2013     Conference Support Scheme Award, Graham Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga

             Wagga, Australia.

2013     Sustainability Training Program, Green Steps, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, 

             Australia.

2011     Research Higher Degree Scholarship (3.5 Years), Charles Sturt University, Wagga

             Wagga, Australia.

 


My Research Activities

My research interest focused on the prevention and clinical treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), investigation of detectable biomarkers of AD in blood and cerebrospinal fluid, encourage the use of natural products (biophenols) as an alternative medicine against AD pathophysiology.


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Clinical Research in Neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson disease


Currently supervising

ILP Students @ RCS Wagga 2019

ILP Students @ RCS Wagga 2020

Open for Supervision 

Undergraduate ILP medicine students

Master (Research)

PhD (Clinical research, qualitative research and quantitative research)

 


My Engagement

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and researcher at RCS, Faculty of Medicine, Wagga Campus


My Teaching

Clinical Pharmacology- Medicine Students

How to start ILP research and writing manuscript for publication

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Location

Rural Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Wagga Wagga Campus, UNSW

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Contact

02 6933 5140