Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar, PhD


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IL2 alpha gene association with T1D mode of onset

  • 114 Citations
  • 5 h-Index

Research output per year

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Immunogenetics


Laboratory Safety, Quality Control, Operation Management

Professional Information

Certified Associate in Project Management, Certified KPI Professional

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 15 Sep 2008


Award Date: 20 Jun 2002

External positions

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Research Output

  • 114 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 7 Poster
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article

Association of FTO rs9939609 with Obesity in the Kuwaiti Population: A Public Health Concern?

Al-Serri, A., Al-Bustan, S. A., Mahmoud Kamkar, M., Thomas, D., Alsmadi, O., Al-Temaimi, R., Mojiminiyi, O. A. & Abdella, N. A., 1 May 2018, In : Medical Principles and Practice. 27, 2, p. 145-151 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Investigation of genetic variation and lifestyle determinants in vitamin D levels in Arab individuals

    Mezzavilla, M., Tomei, S., Alkayal, F., Melhem, M., Mahmoud Kamkar, M., Al-Arouj, M., Bennakhi, A., Alsmadi, O. & Elkum, N., 30 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 16, 1, 20.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    A pilot study to evaluate the effect of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) on the quality of life and anxiety of type 2 diabetic patients

    Shiju, R., Thomas, D., Ali, S., Sriraman, D., Mahmoud Kamkar, M., Al-Arouj, M., Tuomilehto, J. & Bennakhi, A., 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Cell viability Analysis to compare different protocols for Peripheral Blood Mono-nuclear Cell isolation.

    Mathur, A., Sriraman, D., Lopez, V., Chandy, B. S., Shyamsundar, A., Jose, R. M., Vijayan, V., Mahmoud Kamkar, M. & Tuomilehto, J., 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Genetic association of ITPR3 SNP rs999943 with Type 2 Diabetes and related metabolic traits

    Mahmoud Kamkar, M., Nizam, R. & Hasan, S., 16 Nov 2017, International Diabetes Federation 2017 Congress.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Activities

    Solid and Liquid Medical Waste Management: Regulations and Protocols

    Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar (Speaker)

    25 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Biomedical Laboratories Accreditation Standards Workshop

    Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar (Speaker), Sardar Sindhu (Speaker), Devarajan Sriraman (Speaker), Sina Kavalakatt (Speaker), Irina Al Khairi (Speaker), Abdelkrim Khadir (Speaker), Vidya Vijayan (Speaker) & Ambika Shyamsundar (Speaker)

    20 Sep 201827 Sep 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


    The KPI Institute (External organisation)

    Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar (Member)

    30 Sep 2017

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

    DDI Summer Internship Program

    Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar (Participant)

    20 Jun 201720 Aug 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    The Project Management Office Certificate

    Maisa Mahmoud Kamkar (Participant)

    9 Sep 201712 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...