Organizing Committee

Mohamed Eddouks

Mohamed Eddouks is Professor at Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques Errachidia, Morocco. He is a researcher in Physiology and Pharmacology with a Master Degree in Metabolic and Molecular Endocrinology from University of Paris 6, a specialized certificate in Endocrine Pharmacology from University of Paris 7 and PhD degree in Physiology and Pharmacology from University of Liege, Belgium and PhD degree from Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco. After his post-doctoral fellowship at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine of Montreal, Canada, he is working for the last 25 years on medicinal plants. His research focuses on ethnobiological as well as pharmacological issues in the use of Moroccan medicinal plants for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and obesity. His contribution to this field includes 6 international books, 6 special issues in the journal: Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine and more than 167 indexed peer-reviewed articles and 23 book chapters of international repute with over 3900 citations and h index (Scopus=32). He is Regional Editor of two International Journals and member of Editorial Board of over 20 international journals. He is classified, by the reputed American database Expertscape, the first expert in the field of medicinal plants in Morocco and the first in the world among the top experts in streptozotocin-induced diabetic animal models (February, 2023). He has been awarded the first Prize of the Federation of Arab Scientific Councils in 2016 and the first Prize of Scientific Research of the Moroccan Association of Research and Development in 2008. He has been classified by the Moroccan National Center of Scientific Research and Technology among the top 3 researchers in the field of Pharmacology based on the scientific publications between 2000 and 2014. He has been the founding Dean of Polydisciplinary Faculty of Errachidia, Morocco from 2008 to 2012 and Vice Dean of Scientific Research and Cooperation at Faculty of Sciences and Techniques Errachidia (2005-2008). He was the supervisor of 14 Ph.D students and 10 have finished their thesis. He has more than 200 participations in National and International congresses. He was also Organizing Committee Member of more than 20 International congresses.

Society Memberships 

He has been invited member of American Diabetes Association and American, Heart Association, American Stroke Association, The Scientific Council for High Blood Pressure Research, European Institute For the Ambulatory Study of Obesity and Diabetes.

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