Ms. Abbas F.Almulla | Biological Psychiatry | Best Researcher Award

UESTC, China

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Abbas Fadhil Abbas Almulla Yousef embarked on his academic journey with a strong foundation in chemistry sciences, completing his BSc, MSc, and ultimately his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Kufa. These formative years laid the groundwork for his future pursuits in research and academia, honing his expertise in biochemical methodologies and laboratory techniques.

Professional Endeavors:

Following his academic achievements, Dr. Yousef delved into both teaching and research roles. From being an External Teacher of Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kufa University, to his current position as a Teacher of Biochemistry at the Medical Laboratory Technology Department, College of Medical Technology, The Islamic University, Najaf, Iraq, he has consistently contributed to educating the next generation of scientists while advancing his own research endeavors.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Dr. Yousef's research focus spans the intersection of biochemistry and psychiatry, with a particular emphasis on psychoneuroimmunology. His postdoctoral work at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, under the supervision of Professor Dr. Michael Maes, provided him with a platform to delve deeper into this interdisciplinary field. Notably, he has made significant contributions to understanding the behavioral effects of acute and Long COVID-19, as evidenced by his publications and editorial roles in esteemed journals.

Furthermore, his expertise in laboratory techniques, including ELISA, PCR, flow cytometry, and HPLC, has enabled him to develop innovative methodologies such as the ELISA kit for assessing autoimmunity against tryptophan and its catabolites. These contributions showcase his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and addressing critical healthcare challenges.

Accolades and Recognition:

Dr. Yousef's prolific research output has garnered recognition within the scientific community. With 70 articles published in prestigious journals indexed by SCOPUS and Clarivate, including high-impact factor publications in Brain Behavior and Immunity, Molecular Psychiatry, and others, he has established himself as a leading authority in his field. His citation metrics, including an H-index of 15 and an i10-index of 22, attest to the impact of his work and the esteem in which it is held by his peers.

Impact and Influence:

Beyond his individual research contributions, Dr. Yousef's leadership roles, such as serving as the Head of Department of Medical Laboratory Technology Department, College of Medical Technology, The Islamic University, Najaf, Iraq, underscore his broader impact on academic institutions and the scientific community. His collaborative efforts, both as a researcher and as a guest editor for prominent journals, have facilitated knowledge exchange and fostered interdisciplinary dialogue, further enhancing his influence within the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As Dr. Yousef continues his academic journey, his legacy is poised to endure through his impactful research, mentorship of students, and ongoing collaborations. With a keen focus on addressing pressing healthcare challenges and advancing our understanding of psychoneuroimmunology, he remains committed to making meaningful contributions to science and improving patient outcomes. His future endeavors hold the promise of further enriching the scientific landscape and inspiring the next generation of researchers.


A total of 971  citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         971
  • h-index            15
  • i10-index         24

Notable Publications 

HK Al-Hakeim, TH Al-Naqeeb, AF Almulla, M Maes
Journal of Affective Disorders
HK Al-Hakeim, HT Al-Rubaye, AS Jubran, AF Almulla, SR Moustafa, ...
Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry
G Anderson, AF Almulla, RJ Reiter, M Maes

Reverse cholesterol transport and lipid peroxidation biomarkers in major depression and bipolar disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis

AF Almulla, Y Thipakorn, AAA Algon, C Tunvirachaisakul, HK Al-Hakeim, ...
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Abbas F.Almulla | Biological Psychiatry | Best Researcher Award

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