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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Ibrahim Sulaiman

Dr. Ibrahim Sulaiman

Lecturer in Physiology

Basic Medical Science Faculty (Phase I)


Sulaiman Ibrahim is a Lecturer in the Department of Preclinical and Health Sciences, at the University of the West Indies. Prior to joining the University in February 2022, Sulaiman had about 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and university administration in Nigeria and Malaysia. He obtained his PhD from Universiti Putra Malaysia in the field of molecular physiology. He has published articles in the field of natural products, cancer, asthma, and allergy. Sulaiman is currently interested in deciphering novel markers for the early detection of steroid-resistant asthma and lung cancer. His hobbies include reading, teaching and travelling.



Research Areas

1. Muhammad, A., Forcados, G. E., Sani, H., Ndidi, U. S., Adamu, A., Katsayal, B. S., Sulaiman, I., ... & Abubakar, M. B. (2022). Epigenetic modifications associated with genes implicated in cytokine storm: The potential biotherapeutic effects of vitamins and minerals in COVIDÔÇÉ19. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 46(5), e14079.

2. Soo, H. L., Quah, S. Y., Sulaiman, I., Sagineedu, S. R., Lim, J. C. W., & Stanslas, J. (2019). Advances and challenges in developing andrographolide and its analogues as cancer therapeutic agents. Drug Discovery Today, 24(9), 1890-1898.

3. Sulaiman, I., Tan, K., Mohtarrudin, N., Lim, J. C. W., & Stanslas, J. (2018). Andrographolide prevented toluene diisocyanate-induced occupational asthma and aberrant airway E-cadherin distribution via p38 MAPK-dependent Nrf2 induction. Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics, 53, 39-51.

4. Sulaiman, I., Lim, J. C. W., Soo, H. L., & Stanslas, J. (2016). Molecularly targeted therapies for asthma: Current development, challenges and potential clinical translation. Pulmonary
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Teaching Areas

  • Respiratory physiology
  • Endocrine System
  • Digestive system
  • Peripheral Nervous System
  • Pathophysiology

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