Dr. Omran Bakoush       
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 971 3 7137 451
Fax: 971 3 7672995
Email: omran.bakoush@uaeu.ac.ae

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
Docent in NephrologyLund University, Lund- Sweden2009
PhD in NephrologyLund University, Lund- Sweden2004
MB,BSAl-Arab Medical University , Benghazi-Libya1990
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Specialist certificate in Internal Medicine2005
The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Specialist certificate in Nephrology2003
The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Licence to Practice2003
Exam certified Specialist in Nephrology, Lund, Sweden1999
First part Arab Board in Internal Medicine, Tripoli, Libya1994
Nephrology registrar, Nephrology Department, Lund University, Sweden1996-2000
Nephrology specialist, Nephrology Department, Lund University, Sweden2001-2004
Consultant physician, Nephrology Department, Lund University, Sweden 2004-2011
Associate professor, Dept. of Nephrology, Lund University, Sweden2009-present
Associate professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, UAE University2011-present
Research Interest
Epidemiology of chronic kidney diseases and pathophysiology of proteinuria 
Selected Publications
Tofik R, Torffvit O, Rippe B, Bakoush O. Urine IgM excretion predicts patient survival in type 1 diabetic nephropathy. BMC Med. 2009 Aug 4;7:39. 
Bakoush O, Tencer J, Tapia J, Rippe B, Torffvit O. Higher urinary IgM excretion in type 2 diabetic nephropathy compared to type 1 diabetic nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2002 Jan;61(1):203-8. 
Tofik R, Aziz R, Reda A, Rippe B, Bakoush O. The value of IgG-uria in predicting renal failure in idiopathic glomerular diseases. A long-term follow-up study. Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2011 Apr;71(2):123-8. 
Bakoush O, Torffvit O, Rippe B, Tencer J. High proteinuria selectivity index based upon IgM is a strong predictor of poor renal survival in glomerular diseases. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2001 Jul;16(7):1357-63. 
Bakoush O, Segelmark M, Torffvit O, Ohlsson S, Tencer J. Urine IgM excretion predicts outcome in ANCA-associated renal vasculitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2006 May;21(5):1263-9.  
Inker LA, Schmid CH, Tighiouart H, Eckfeldt JH, Feldman HI, Greene T, Kusek JW, Manzi J, Van Lente F, Zhang YL, Coresh J, Levey AS; CKD-EPI Investigators. Estimating glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 5;367(1):20-9.  
Tofik R, Torffvit O, Rippe B, Bakoush O. Urine IgM-excretion as a prognostic marker for progression of type 2 diabetic nephropathy. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Jan;95(1):139-44.  
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