Prof. Elsadig Kazzam       
       
Professor, Senior Consultant Cardiologist
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 971 3 7137 654
Fax: 971 3 7672995
Email: kazzam@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
Ph.D.Uppsala-Sweden1990
M.B.CH.BAlexandria Egypt1978
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
Fellow American Heart Association2009
Fellowship of the Royal college of Physician (London)2007
Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology1999
Fellowship European Society of Cardiology1996
Swedish Board Certification- Cardiology1994
Swedish Board Certification - Internal Medicine1994
AppointmentYear
Senior Reseracher, Consultant Cardiologist (Umea Univ. Sweden)1994
Associate Professor, Senior Counsultant Cardiologist (Umea University)2001
Associate Professor, Senior Counsultant Cardiologist (FMHS)2003
Professor, Senior Counsultant Cardiologist (FMHS)2008
President Elect World Heart Failure Society
2013-2015
Research Interest
Cardiac Physiology 2.Myocardial Function 3. Echocardiography 4. Cardiomyopathies 5. Heart Failure 6. Cardiac Manifestation in Systemic Diseases 7. Polution & Cardiovascular Disease  
Selected Publications
Mahmoud Al Haj, Abdu Adem, Sheela Benedict, Javed Y Pathan, Nicolas Nagelkerke, Fred Nyberg, Tim G Yandle, Chris M Frampton, Lynley K Lewis, M Gary Nicholls, Elsadig Kazzam. ANP and BNP Responses to Dehydration in the one-Humped Camel and Effects of Blocking the Renin-Angiotensin System. PLoS One 2013;8(3):e57808.  
Abderrahim Nemmar, Haider Raza, Deepa Subramaniyan, Javed Yasin, Annie John, Badreldin H Ali and Elsadig Kazzam. Short-term Systemic Effects of Nose-Only Cigarette Smoke Exposure in Mice: Role of Oxidative Stress. Cellular Physiology
and Biochemistry 2013; 31(1):15-24  
Mahmoud Al Haj, Elsadig Kazzam, Nahid Amir, Fred Nyberg, Abdu Adem1Changes in Insulin like Growth Factor-1 and IGF-Binding Protein-3 in Camel Plasma during Dehydration in the Presence and Absence of Losartan. (2012) (2012), Comparative Clinical Pathology 21:1745-1749  
Mahmoud Al Haj1, Abdu Adem, Chandranath SI1, Sheela Benedict, Javed Y Pathan, Nicolas Nagelkerke, Fred Nyberg, Tim G Yandle, Chris M Frampton, M Gary Nicholls, Elsadig Kazzam. Hormone Responses to Dehydration in the one-Humped Camel and Effects of Blocking the Renin-Angiotensin System. PLoS One 2012;7(5):e37299. Epub 2012 May 18.  
Saadi H,Nagelkerke N, Al-Kaabi J, Afandi B, Al-Maskari F, Kazzam E. Screening strategy for type 2 diabetes in the United Arab Emirates. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2010 Jul;22 (3 Suppl):54S-59S. 
Andersen GN, Nilsson K, Pourazar J, Hackett TL, Kazzam E, Blomberg A, Waldenstrom A, Warner J, Rantapaa-Dahlqvist S, Mincheva-Nilsson L, Sandström T. Bronchoalveolar matrix metalloproteinase 9 relates to restrictive lung function impairment in systemic sclerosis. Respir Med. 2007, 10: 2199-206 
Per Lindqvist, Anders Waldenström, Gerhard Wikström, Elsadig Kazzam. Potential Use of isovolumic contraction velocity is a potential in assessment of left ventricular contractility in man: A simultaneous pulse Doppler tissue imaging and cardiac catheterization. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2006 Jun 16 
Per Lindqvist, Michael Henein, Elsadig Kazzam. Right Ventricular Outflow-tract Fractional Shortening: A New and Simple Method for Assessment of Right Ventricular Function. Eur J Echocardiogr 2003;4:29-35 
Stellan Mörner, Pascale Richard, Elsadig Kazzam, Bernard Hainque, Ketty Schwartz and Anders Waldenström. A deletion in the Troponin I gene associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a family from northern Sweden. J Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2000; 32:521-5. 
Gustafson R, Mannting F, Kazzam E, Waldenström A and Hällgren R. Cold induced reversible myocardial ischaemia in systemic sclerosis. Lancet 1989;ii: 475-9.  
Kazzam E, Caidahl K, Gustafson R, Hällgren R, Landelius J and Waldenström A. Non-invasive assessment of left ventricular systolic function in systemic sclerosis. Eur Heart J 1990; 12:151-156.  
Bukachi F, Waldenström A, Morner S, Lindqvist P, Henein MY, Kazzam E. Age dependency in the timing of mitral annular motion in relation to ventricular filling in healthy subjects. Umeå General Population Heart Study. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2008, 4:522-9.  
Per Lindqvist, Kenneth Caidahl, Grete Neuman-Andersen, Solbritt Rantanpää-Dahlqvist, Anders Waldenström and Elsadig Kazzam. Right Ventricular Diastolic Disturbance in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis. Chest. 2005, 128:755-63 
Elsadig Kazzam, Bahlul A Ghurbana,, Enyioma N Obineche, M Gary Nicholls. Hypertension Still an Important Cause of Heart Failure? Journal of Human J Hypertens 2005, 19:267-75 
Grethe Neumann-Andersen, Elsadig Kazzam, et.al. Enhanced Nitric Oxide Production in Systemic Sclerosis and MCTD: Correlation to Level of Soluble E-selectin. Rheumatism and Arthritis 2000; 43:1085-1093. 
Abderrahim Nemmar, Hajer Ba‐Omer, Subramanian Dhanasekarn, Javed Yasin, Elsadig Kazzam, Badreldin H. Ali. Evaluation of the direct systemic cardiopulmonary effects of diesel particles in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Toxicology. 2009, 262: (1) 50-6. 
Michael Y. H, Per Lindqvist, Stellan Mörner, Waldenström and Elsadig Kazzam. Tissue Doppler analysis of age-dependency in diastolic ventricular behaviour and filling: a cross-sectional study of healthy hearts (the Umeå General Population Heart Study). Umeå General Population Heart Surve. Eur Heart J 2002;2:162-7. 
Kenneth Caidahl, Elsadig Kazzam et. al. A new concept in echocardiography: Harmonic imaging of tissue improves structural visualization without the use of contrast agent. Lancet 1998; 352:1264-70 
Abderrahim NEMMAR, Fatima MARZOUQI, Amna AL- DHAHERI, Suhail AL-SALAM, Shaheen ZIA, Subramanian DHANASEKARAN1Badreldin H ALI, Kazzam E. Contrasting actions of diesel exhaust particles on the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems, and the effect of thymoquinone thereon. British J Pharmacol. 2011 Apr 18. 
Mahmoud Al Haj1, Abdu Adem, Chandranath SI1, Sheela Benedict, Javed Y Pathan, Nicolas Nagelkerke, Fred Nyberg, Tim G Yandle, Chris M Frampton, M Gary Nicholls, Elsadig Kazzam. Hormone Responses to Dehydration in the one-Humped Camel and Effects of Blocking the Renin-Angiotensin System. PLoS One 2012;7(5):e37299. Epub 2012 May 18.  
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