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University of Lincoln
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United Kingdom

About Issam Hussain

Issam Hussain is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences . Senior Lecturer - School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln-England (2011-to date) Clinical tutor –School of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Lincoln-England (2010-2011) Part time lecturer- School of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Lincoln-England (2007-2010) Senior Biomedical Scientist- Istiklal hospital-Jordan (2001-2006).  Medical Laboratory Specialists (director) - Almahna Medical Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1999-2001).

Department Responsibilities

Teaching on a number of undergraduate modules Immunology module leader (level 2) Supervision of undergraduate research project Supervision of postgraduate research students (MRes, MPhil and PhD)

Subject Specialism

Stem cell biology, Cancer and Biomedical tissue engineering.


  • PGCE — University of Lincoln, 2013
  • PhD Medical Sciences; Evaluation of Human Umbilical Cord Blood as a Source of Mesenchymal Stem Cell — 2010
  • B Sc (Laboratory medicine) — 1999


External Examiner (2015-2019): Biomedical Science Programme: BSc health care science, Manchester Metropolitan University External Examiner (2015-2019): BSc Program in Biomedical Science, Essex University

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Research Interests

  • Anti-cancer Drug Discovery

  • Biomedical Tissue Engineering (Application of Laser Surface Treatment to Stem Cell Therapies)

  • Cancer Stem Cells

  • Stem Cell Biology

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • Science Council — Chartered Scientist ( CSci)
  • Higher Education Academy — Fellow
  • HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council-UK — Biomedical scientist
  • Institute Biomedical Science (IBMS) — Fellow
  • International Stem Cell Society (ISSCR) — Member
  • Ministry Of Health -Jordan — Medical Laboratory Specialist
  • Saudi Council for Health Specialist — Medical Laboratory Specialist
  • Health authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)-UAE — Medical Laboratory Specialist