Assistant Professor

Dr. Hussam Ali Osman

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Liwa College, Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Otaiba Street (Al Najda Street previously), Al Danah, Baniyas Tower B, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Professional Summary

Dr. Hussam Ali Osman, PhD

Dr. Hussam is an Assistant Professor of Haematology and immune at the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences. He obtained his PhD in Medical Laboratory Science (Haematology) from Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan. He also obtained a master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science (Haematology & Immunohaematology) from Sudan University of Science & Technology, Sudan, and a bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science, from the Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Shendi University, Shendi, Sudan.

Short Bio

Dr. Hussam has 18 years of extensive experience in higher education institutions as well as medical laboratories and hospitals. Throughout his professional journey, Dr. Hussam has held several positions in medical research and in teaching. Dr. Hussam is registered with the Council for Medical & Health Professions as a Hematology Consultant, Khartoum, Sudan.
He has participated in international conferences and forums in Biotechnology, Genomics, and Human Health, as well as ICGEB meetings on Genetics. His research and publications have focused on human genetics (hematological disorders (thalassemia & leukemia) and blood parasites “Malaria, Leishmania &Trypanosoma”.

Core Qualifications

  • Professional Skills in the field of Medical Lab Analysis
  • Applied Medical Research
  • Students’ project and research competitions Supervision
  • Training & Development
  • Leadership and Adaptability
  • Curriculum design and management


  • PhD. in Medical Laboratory Science “MLS” (Major Haematology) (2017), Alneelain University. Research title: {Screening for 3.7 and 4.2 Deletion Mutations in Sudanese Patients Suspected with Alpha Thalassaemia}.
  • M.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science “MLS” (Major Haematology & Immunohematology) (2009), Sudan University of Science and Technology. Research title: {Determination of Haematological Parameters and Fetal Haemoglobin Level in Relatives of Patients with Beta-Thalassemia Major (Gazera State-Sudan}.
  • B.Sc. (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science “MLS” (2004), Faculty of Medical Laboratory Science, from Shendi University (Major Haematology & Chemical Pathology).


  • Ae, H., Abass, E., Martinkovic, F., Mansour, D. and Osman, H., 2023. Validation of an improved reference freeze-dried direct agglutination test for the detection of leishmaniasis in the canine reservoir. Research Square.
  • Nail, A.E. Ahmed, I., Osman, H.A. and el Harith, A., 2023. Haematological malignancies as disorders negatively impacting specificities of the direct agglutination and rapid rK39 strip tests as reference diagnostics for visceral leishmanisis. Access Microbiology, 5(4), pp. https://doi.org/10.1099/acmi.0.000522.v3.
  • Basabaeen, A.A., Abdelgader, E.A., Babekir, E.A., Abdelateif, N.M., Abdelrahim, S.O., Altayeb, O.A., Fadul, E.A., Osman, H.A., Bamusa, S.A. and Ibrahim, I.K., 2022. Characteristics of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Sudanese Patients. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Care, 7(3), pp.467-474.
  • Darwish, H.S., Alrahbi, B., Almamri, H., Noone, M., Osman, H.A. and Abdelhalim, A., 2022. Genomic Study of TCF7L2 Gene Mutation on Insulin Secretion for Type 2 DM Patients: A Review. Annual Research & Review in Biology, 37(12), pp.86-93.
  • Osman H.A, Hamid MMA, Ahmad RB, Saleem M, Abdallah SA. 2020. Prevalence of 3.7 and 4.2 Deletions in Sudanese Patients with Red Cells Hypochromia and Microcytosis. BMC Res Notes.10;13(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s13104-020-4933-5.
  • Harith AE, Awad Y, Mahamoud A, Abass E, Mansour D, Moura de Melo C, Madi RR, Semiao-Santos SJ, Osman H.A. 2020. Modifications in a reference freeze-dried direct agglutination test to improve visceral leishmaniasis detection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 10. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0745.
  • Osman, H.A., Mahamoud, A., Abass, E.M., Madi, R.R., Semiao-Santos, S.J. and el Harith, A., 2016. Local production of a liquid direct agglutination test as a sustainable measure for control of visceral leishmaniasis in Sudan. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 94(5), pp.982-986.
  • Mohamed, N.S., Abdelbagi, H., Osman, H.A., Ahmed, A.E., Yousif, A.M., Edris, Y.B., Osman, E.Y., Elsadig, A.R., Siddig, E.E., Mustafa, M. and Mohammed, A.A., 2020. A snapshot of Plasmodium falciparum malaria drug resistance markers in Sudan: a pilot study. BMC Research Notes, 13(1), pp.1-7.
  • Mohamed NS, Osman H.A., Muneer MS, Samy AM, Ahmed A, Mohammed AO, Siddig EE, Hamid MM, Ali MS, Omer RA, Elaagip AH. Identifying asymptomatic Leishmania infections in non-endemic villages in Gedaref state, Sudan. BMC research notes. 2019 Dec 1; 12(1):566.
  • Mohamed NS, Albsheer MM, Abdelbagi H, Siddig EE, Mohamed MA, Ahmed AE, Omer RA, Muneer MS, Ahmed A, Osman H.A., Ali MS. Genetic polymorphism of the N-terminal region in circumsporozoite surface protein of Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Sudan. Malaria Journal. 2019 Dec;18(1):1-0.
  • el Harith, A.,Mahamoud, A., Awad, Y., Mansour, D., Abass, E.M., el Agib, A., Riscala Madi, R., Santos, S.J.S. and Osman, H.A., 2019, May. Are we now well prepared for another major visceral leishmaniasis epidemic in Sudan? In Open Forum Infectious Diseases.
  • Mahamoud, A., Osman, H.A., Abass, E.M., el Agib, A., Madi, R.R., Semiao-Santos, S.J. and el Harith, A., 2018. Identification of an area predominantly endemic for childhood and adolescent visceral leishmaniasis in central Sudan. Acta tropica, 178, pp.142-147.
  • Mahamoud, A., Awad, Y., Osman, H.A., el Agib, A., Madi, R.R., Semiao-Santos, S.J. and el Harith, A., 2018. User and environment friendly direct agglutination test for the sero-diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis: exclusion of formaldehyde and β-mercaptoethanol in test execution. Journal of medical microbiology, 67(12), pp.1731-1736.
  • Amin, M.A., Elsadig, A.M. and Osman, H.A., 2017. Evaluation of cathodic antigen urine tests for diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni infection in Sudan. Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 5(1), p.56.
  • Mahamoud, A., Osman, H.A., Mansour, D. and el Harith, A., 2013. Successful substitution of fetal calf serum by human plasma for bulk cultivation of Leishmania donovani promastigotes. Journal of medical microbiology, 62(8), pp.1165-1169.
  • Mohamed AK, Elhassan NM, Awhag ZA, Ali FS, Ali ET, Mhmoud NA, Siddig EE, Hassan R, Ahmed ES, Fattahi A, Ahmed A, Muneer MS, Osman HA, Mohamed NS, Edris AMM. Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori among Sudanese patients diagnosed with colon polyps and colon cancer using immunohistochemistry technique. BMC Res Notes. 2020 Jul 6;13(1):322. doi: 10.1186/s13104-020-05159-2. PMID: 32631443; PMCID: PMC7339555.
  • Mohamed NS, Siddig EE, Ahmed AE, Albsheer MMA, Abdelbagi H, Ali ET, Alsubki AA, Abdalaziz SA, Mustafa M, Muneer MS, Osman HA, Osman MM, Ali MS, Edris AMM, Ahmed A, Omer RA. Frequency distribution of IL-17A G197A (rs2275913) and IL-17F A7488G (rs763780) polymorphisms among healthy Sudanese population. BMC Res Notes. 2020 Jul 2;13(1):317. doi: 10.1186/s13104-020-05165-4. PMID: 32616024; PMCID: PMC7330939.

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