Department of Psychiatry
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Dr. M. Mohamed Essa, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Nutrition at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and holding visiting A/Prof position in Neuropharmacology group, ASAM, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He is an editor-in-chief for International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases published by Wolters & Kluwer, USA and an involved in editor/reviewer board of various well known journals such as Frontiers in Neuroscience, Biochemie, PLOS one, etc. He is an expert in the field of Nutritional Neuroscience and published 84 papers, 31 book chapters and 7 books (4 published and 3 in press). He has strong international collaborations with institutes in USA, Australia and India. Recently he founded a new foundation named “Food and Brain Research Foundation” to support research in nutritional neuroscience. He is holding memberships in various international bodies including American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN), International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN), etc. He has received so many awards from local and international bodies and this year one of his book titled “Food and Brain health” was awarded as best book in the World by GOURMAND Cook Book Awards. This year he got the National Research Award and the Food and Brain health book was awarded best in the best in the world of past 20 years of awards by GOURMAND Cook Book Awards. He has received many research grants from local and international agencies.
He is an expert in the field of Nutritional Neuroscience,Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases,Animal behavior