Dr. Ahmed AlSuwaidi
Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Phone: 971 3 7137 411
Fax: 971 3 7672022
Email: alsuwaidia@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
Research Interest
Bioenergetics of respiratory viral infections (influenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus) 
Epidemiology of childhood infections (adenovirus, tuberculosis, etc) 
Medical education 
Vaccines 
Selected Publications
Hatchette T, Tipples GA, Peters G, Alsuwaidi A, Zhou J, Mailman TL. Foscarnet Salvage Therapy for Acyclovir-Resistant Varicella Zoster: Report of a Novel Thymidine Kinase Mutation and Review of the Literature. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal, January 2008, volume 27, issue 1. 
Alhujailan G, Alsuwaidi A. Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Haemophilus influenzae: Case Report and Review of Literature. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: September 2009. 
Alsuwaidi AR, Wiebe D, Burdz T, Ng B, Reimer A, Singh C, Bernard K. Corynebacterium macginleyi Conjunctivitis in Canada. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. October 2010. Volume 48, issue 10. 
Al-Jasmi F, Al Suwaidi AR, Al-Shamsi M, Marzouqi F, Al Mansouri, Shaban S, Penefsky HS, Souid A-K. Phosphorescence oxygen analyzer as a measuring tool for cellular bioenergetics. In Bioenergetics: InTech 2011 (ISBN 979-953-307-383-4). 
Alsuwaidi AR. Safety of intradermal Bacillus Calmette-Guerin BCG vaccine for neonates in Eastern Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2012 Jul;33(7):797. 
Al Samri MT, Biradar AV, Alsuwaidi AR, Balhaj G, Al-Hammadi S, Shehab S, Al-Salam S, Tariq S, Pramathan T, Benedict S, Asefa T, Souid AK. In vitro biocompatibility of calcined mesoporous silica particles and fetal blood cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2012;7:3111-21.  
Sheek-Hussein M, Hashmey R, Alsuwaidi AR, Al Maskari F, Amiri L, Souid AK. Seroprevalence of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella-zoster and hepatitis A-C in Emirati medical students. BMC Public Health. 2012 Dec 5;12:1047. 
Alsuwaidi AR, Alsamri MT, Alfazari AS, Almarzooqi S, Albawardi A, Othman AR, Pramathan T, Hartwig SM, Varga SM, Souid AK. Lung tissue bioenergetics and caspase activity in rodents. BMC Res Notes. 2013 Jan 12;6:12. 
Alsuwaidi AR, Benedict S, Kochiyil J, Mustafa F, Hartwig SM, Almarzooqi S, Albawardi A, Rizvi TA, Varga SM, Souid AK. Bioenergetics of murine lungs infected with respiratory syncytial virus. Virol J. 2013 Jan 15;10(1):22. 
Alsuwaidi AR, Almarzooqi S, Albawardi A, Benedict S, Kochiyil J, Mustafa F, Hartwig SM, Varga SM, Souid AK. Cellular bioenergetics, caspase activity and glutathione in murine lungs infected with influenza A virus. Virology. 2013 Nov;446(1-2):180-8.