1- A two-day molecular modelling workshop by Schrödinger will take place on January 19th-20th, 2023
“Cloud-based Hands-on Workshop: Computationally Driven Drug Design Workflows”  See the Brochure

2- A Scientific Postgraduate Competition will be held in parallel to the conference activities. Read More



Prof. Mark von Itzstein

Professor of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
Executive Director of the Institute for Glycomics Griffith University Queensland, Australia

Prof. Jonathan Ling

Professor of Public Health University of Sunderland Sunderland, UK

About the Conference

The College of Pharmacy at AAU would like to invite scientists, professors, pharmacists, nutritionists, practitioners and students to the First AAU International Conference on Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (AAU-CPBS’23) on January 18th and 19th in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This conference aims to bring leading regional and international researchers to exchange and share their experiences in pharmacy, nutrition, biomedical and clinical sciences. We look forward for your participation and presence.



CPBS 2023 will be held in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. This is a vibrant city known for its natural islands, luxury resorts and malls, beautiful sand dunes, cool oases and beaches, rich heritage and museums. Abu Dhabi is located just an hour and 20 minutes’ drive from Dubai, named the safest city in the world by Numbeo's Safe City Index. In Abu Dhabi, you could do tours in world-class museums, shop in famous malls and enjoy an evening desert safari with barbecue!

Conference Avenue

Abu Dhabi campus - Al Ain University
Mohamed Bin Zayed City - Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates


NEW “Cloud-based Hands-on Workshop: Computationally Driven Drug Design Workflows” conducted by Schrödinger.
Date: January 19th-20th, 2023
Seats are limited! First come first served basis!


Research lines of the conference and topics covered

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
  • Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes
  • Digital Pharmacy and Telepharmacy
  • Pharmacy Education

Pharmacology and Molecular Therapeutics

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Experimental Therapeutics
  • Translational Therapeutics
  • Clinical Pathology and Diagnostics
  • Toxicology

Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Advances in drug delivery
  • Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Biomaterials in drug delivery
  • Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology

Biomedical Sciences

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Cell Signaling
  • Biomedical Neuroscience
  • Cell Biology and Cancer Studies
  • Immunity and Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Genomics

Drug Design and Discovery

  • Computer-Aided Drug Design
  • Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical and Analytical Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry

Nutrition and Food Science

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Sport Sciences
  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Food and Food Safety


Chairs and Committes

  • Noor Aldeen S. A. Atatreh Board member, Al Ain University, UAE
    Ghaleb A. El Refae President of Al Ain University, UAE
  • Khairi Mustafa Salem Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Al Ain University, UAE
  • Mohammad Ghattas (Chair) Al Ain University, UAE
    Rose Ghemrawi (Co-chair) Al Ain University, UAE
    Faris El-Dahiyat Al Ain University, UAE
    Kawthar Kayed Al Ain University, UAE
    Mahmoud Abu-Ghoush Al Ain University, UAE
    Mohammad Al Ahmad Al Ain University, UAE
    Mosab Arafat Al Ain University, UAE
    Walaa Mousa Al Ain University, UAE
    Zelal Kharaba Al Ain University, UAE
  • Anan Jarab (Chair) Al Ain University, UAE
    Suhad AbuMweis (Co-chair) Al Ain University, UAE
    Tareq Abu Izneid (Co-chair) Al Ain University, UAE
    Adel Sadek Al Ain University, UAE
    Adi Idris Griffith University, Australia
    Adil Aldhahrani Al Taif University, KSA
    Ahmed Al-Abd Gulf Medical University, UAE
    Amira Shaaban Ahmed Al Ain University, UAE
    Arshad Mahmood Al Ain University, UAE
    Asim Elnour Al Ain University, UAE
    Bassam Ali United Arab Emirates University, UAE
    Dima Sabbah Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
    Fazren Azmi The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
    Feras Darwish El Hajji Applied Science Private University, Jordan
    Ghalia Khoder Sharjah University, UAE
    Ghassan Shattat King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, KSA
    Karem H. Alzoubi University of Sharjah, UAE
    Maher Dabbas Al Ain University, UAE
    Maher Khdour Al-Quds University, Palestine
    Moawia Altabakha Ajman University, UAE
    Mohamed Baraka Al Ain University, UAE
    Mohamed Rahal Lebanese International University, Lebanon
    Mohamed Rashrash Charleston University, USA
    Mohammad Al Sorkhy University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada
    Mohammad Bostanudin Al Ain University, UAE
    Mohammad Hudaib University of Jordan, Jordan
    Mohammed Imad Malki Qatar University, Qatar
    Mohanad Odeh The Hashemite University, Jordan
    Nageeb Abdul Galil Mohamed Hassan Ajman University, UAE
    Racha Zgheib Lorraine University, France
    ‪Rula M. Darwish University of Jordan, Jordan‬‬‬
    Saad Touqeer Al Ain University, UAE
    Sehar Iqbal Al Ain University, UAE
    Walid Al-Qerem Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
    Yazan Ranneh Al Ain University, UAE


Evaluation process

The evaluation of submitted abstracts is based on the importance and usefulness of the research topic and novelty of the approach. Each abstract will be fully refereed by two specialized reviewers.

Abstract publication

All abstracts will be published in Scopus indexed journal: BMC proceedings (cite-score: 3.4); homepage website: https://bmcproc.biomedcentral.com). Abstract is subject to the final approval process by the Journal.


Submission GuidelinesDownload BrochureConference Agenda


Registration and Conference fees

The registration fees include access to conference, coffee breaks and lunch buffet.

Registration Deadline Presenting Participants Attendees Students
Early bird January 10th, 2023 AED 999  AED 399 AED 199
 Regular After January 10th, 2023  AED 1499  AED 599 AED 299
On-desk Day of Conference AED 1999 AED 799 AED 399

Students who wish their abstracts to be considered for publication in BMC Proceedings should register as presenting participants.