Senior Research Officer - Oxidation Biology Unit
Dr Abdel Ali Belaidi

Dr. Abdel Ali Belaidi completed a diploma in Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Cologne, Germany. Dr. Belaidi studied molybdenum and sulphur amino acid metabolism and associated neurodegenerative diseases.

During his PhD and postdoctoral research in Germany, he contributed to the development of a successful treatment of the metabolic disorder molybdenum cofactor deficiency and identified new targets for the treatment of sulphite-dependent neuronal cell death.

Dr. Belaidi joined the group of Professor Ashley Bush at the Florey institute in 2014 after receiving an international Postdoctoral Fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for investigating the link between iron and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Belaidi is currently holding an Alzheimer’s Association research grant for investigation of Apolipoprotein E and iron association with Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
    30 Royal Parade

Awards and achievements

2016- International Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (Chicago, United States)

2014- International Postdoctoral fellowship of the German Research Foundation (Bonn, Germany)

Research Papers

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