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Dr. Esam Dajani

IDDC Corporation/Loyola University
1549 RFD, Long Grove, IL 60047

Brief Biography:

* Founder of a Contract Research Organization which provides drug development annd scientific consulting services.

* Directed worldwide clinical research at pharmaceutical companies. Led the research teams that discovered and developed misoprostol (Cytotec).

*Taught pharmacology and toxicology to medical, dental and pharmacy students.


Academic positions:

Adjunt Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology section, Loyola-Chicago 1995-present.

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, Chicago Medical School 1983-1990.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacolgy, Northwestern University 1983-1995.



Research interests:

* Clinical Pharmacology (Phase I to Phase IV).

* Gastrointestinal Pharmacology (mucosal defense, secretion and motility).

*Prostaglandins: Gastrointstinal, cardiopulmonary, urological and obstetrical actions.

*NSAIDs and GI mucosal injury.

*Drug development and regulatory affairs.


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I think that it is a good idea and this is the reason that I am volunteering for this service.