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Biju Abdul Hameed

dr. Biju Abdul Hameed

PHD in Neuroscience Consultant, Pediatric Neurology
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Speciality

Pediatric Neurology

Languages

English, Hindi

Locations

Danat Al Emarat Hospital

Education

Dr. Biju Abdul Hameed obtained his medical degree from India in 1994 and went on to complete his further training at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children in the United Kingdom. There, Dr. Hameed worked as a consultant pediatric neurologist in 2016 and went on to work as a consultant pediatric neurologist and neurodisability consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. He was also the clinical lead for pediatric neurorehabilitation and worked as a visiting consultant at Royal London Hospital as well as at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London.

Experience

Dr. Biju Abul Hameed special clinical interests are in complex movement disorders and neurorehabilitation in children. Within complex movement disorders, his focus is on the management of dystonia, tremor, ataxia, and spasticity in children. He has several years of expertise in the management of children with cerebral palsy, genetic movement disorders, brain trauma, and other acquired brain injuries in children. He also has a special interest in artificial intelligence & machine learning in the field of neuroscience.
Dr. Hameed’s research interests are in the fields of neuroprotection, excitotoxicity, and the role of neuroscience in neurorehabilitation. Dr. Hameed obtained his PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Bristol in 2014 for his work on the role of steroid receptors and neurotrophins in experimental traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Hameed is a member of the Executive Board of the International Child Neurology Association and chairs the Education Committee. He is also a Program Director at the International Child Neurology Teaching Network (ICNTN) and is the Managing Editor for the Journal of the International Child Neurology Association. Dr. Hameed has been invited to present at prominent academic conferences around the world, covering a range of topics including cerebral palsy, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, and neurorehabilitation.

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