Department of Ophthalmology

Abbreviated CV

NAME  Shahid Husain, Ph.D.

OFFICE ADDRESS   Dept. of Ophthalmology

PHONE  843-792-0065

                            Medical University of SC

FAX  843-792-1723

                            Storm Eye Institute

EMAIL  husain@musc.edu

                            Room 713
                            167 Ashley Avenue
                            Charleston, SC  29425

EDUCATION

1983 - 1986

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; B.S. (honors) in Chemistry, 1986.

1986 - 1988

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; M.Sc. (honors) in Biochemistry, 1988.

1988 - 1990

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; M.Phil. in Biochemistry, 1990.

1990 - 1994

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; Ph.D. in Biochemistry, 1994.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1989 - 1992

Junior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

1992 - 1994

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry / Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

1994 - 2000

Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.

2000 - 2003

Research Assistant Scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.

2003 - 2004

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

2004 - present

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001 - present

Facilitator of weekly Research Journal Club.

SERVICES

Reviewer for: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Experimental Eye Research; Current Eye Research; Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; Molecular Vision; Clinical Ophthalmology; and Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology.

Ad hoc Reviewer for: National Institutes of Health

AWARDS and HONORS

1988 - 1994

Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering fellowships from Government of India

1991 - 1993

President, Research Scholars Association in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

1992 - 1994

CSIR-UGC fellowship from Government of India

1994

Member, Advisory Committee, XVI International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Satellite Symposium on Biochemical Education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

1997

Sphinx Pharmaceutical Postdoctoral Award, 32nd Southeastern Regional Lipid Conference, Cashiers, NC

2001

Junior Scientist Award, ASIO Annual Meeting, American Radiolabeled Chemicals, Orlando, FL

2003

ARVO Travel Fellowship, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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