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‫بسم اهلل الرمحن الرحيم‬ Volume 5 Issue 3 May 2013

Alfaisal University College of Medicine GRADUATION! First Alfaisal Physicians! STUDENT’S VOICE: Lama Khoja & USMLE Alumni Alfaisal Leadership: Dr. Selwa Al Hazzaa Provost Award Winner! Ahmad ElGammal Director’s Last Voice! MSA Election winners!

Hello reader! Yes, we know we took our time to release the last issue of the year, but trust us - it’s worth the wait! Why? Because it’s a special 20 page edition! Graduating students voice themselves, and contest winners are revealed with exclusive new content! We wish all our readers a great summer; we’ll see you again next year to “Voice Yourself!” — The Press M e d T i m e s s t r i v e s t o b e t h e u n c e n s o r e d y e t s e n s i b l e v o i c e o f m e d i c a l s t u d e n t s . T h e r e f o r e , t h e v i e w s e x p r e s s e d w i t h i n d o n o t n e c e s s a r i l y r e f l e c t t h e v i e w s a n d p o l i c i e s o f t h e C o l l e g e o f M e d i c i n e a t A l f a i s a l U n i v e r s i t y . R i y a d h . K S A


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The first batch of medical students during their final year with the Dean of the College of Medicine Dr. Khaled AlKattan

“So many memories, so many special moments in Alfaisal. I will miss you guys and all my friends who made my experience in Alfaisal even more special! wish you the best!” — Ahmed Talal Shamsy C H E C K

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First place Mohammed Diya Sabbagh CC2D1A The Signaling Pathway MatchMatch-maker and its Role in Autism Spectrum Disorder

First place Cynthia Mosher, Rama Alhallaf, Ranim Chamseddin, Tehreem Khan Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Associated with Breast Feeding

Second place Abdullah Sarkar and Haneen Baitalmal Silencing the HSP27 Gene Suppresses growth and Migration Capabilities of PANCPANC-1 Cells

Third place MohammedMohammed-Adeeb Sebai AutozygomeAutozygome-Guided Exome Sequencing Reveals Pathogenic Mutations and Novel Candidate Disease Genes in Retinal Dystrophy Patients

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First place Juhaina Bajaman BioBio-Specimen Ownership: Human Body as Property

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Second place winner Yosra AlMakadma, third from the left, standing with the judges

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The College of Medicine Dean, Dr. Khaled AlKattan, congratulating the newly appointed MSA President Mohammed Arafah

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Professor and Acting Chair Department of Ophthalmology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center

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The Provost Award writing contest winner Ahmad ElGammal

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Founder & Director of Med Times Mohammed Khusheim

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Photographers Mohammad Chaballout (Chief) Bara AlMakadma Azhar Farooqui Anas Abudan Khaled AlShakaki

The Messy and Tiring Life of a Med Student

Social Media Representative Fatima Warraich Designers Ranim Chamseddin (Chief) Hafsa Zareen Basmah AlTinawi Almutassem Kazkaz Mohammed Khusheim Cinematographer Mariam Alerwi

Editor-in-Chief Ali Rahmatullah Editor and Female Rep. Leen Raddaoui Reporters A’man Inayah (Chief) Tehreem Khan Saira Munir Hassan Rahmatullah Azhar Farooqui Mohammed AlHamed Adeeb Sebai Ameera Sheikh Motaz Kaakarli Otaiba Imran Basel Tarakji

First Alfaisal University Medical Student Graduates!

Congrats! The first batch of medical students at Alfaisal University five years ago at the start of medical school

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