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Dr. Reham Milhem

A Unit of University of Dubai

Dr. Reham Milhem

Dr. Reham Milhem
Email ID: rmilhem@udv.ud.ac.ae
Contact Number: : +971 4 55 66 964
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/milhemr/
Professional Summary

  • A biomedical scientist with experience in the MENA region as a medical communications consultant and writer (MedComms). I write for regional Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) within the scope of advisory board meetings, scientific events, publications, and strategic medical communications.
  • My work extends to writing tailored client proposals and field training intended for publishing within the scope of capacity-building for quality research publishing.
  • I am an advocate of transdisciplinary areas within STREAM, youth empowerment, and science diplomacy as a universal language to foster mutual understanding.
Consulting Niche – Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Communications Consulting & Writing (MedComms)
    • Therapeutic areas: oncology therapeutic areas, clinical trial data, molecular pathology, genetics, diabetes, neurology, rheumatology, dermatology, ophthalmology, women’s and men’s health conditions & neuromuscular disorders.
  • STEM/STREAM transdisciplinary areas
    • K-12, higher education and research
  • Science Advisor
    • Educational reform
    • Health
    • Science curriculum design and content writer
Professional Certifications

  • European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) (pending)
List the Corporate Training / Workshops 

  • STEM design thinking approach for STEM Best Practice Awards (MENA):
    • STEM field visits to Dubai private schools
    • STEM judging panel sessions
    • Speaker at the STEM Summit for regional STEM educators
  • Professional Trainer, and Consultant for “Holistic Approach to Health” program – Nord Anglia Education® and Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK®):
    • Educational awareness sessions about how to address puberty concerns and teenage health issues.
    • Science Advisor (Nord Anglia Education®) and Curriculum Support Specialist (Mosaica®) for the ADEK® Public-Private Partnership (PPP)-weekly seminars and workshops around the following topics:
    • Pedagogic methods: differentiated teaching and learning, effective learning and teaching, assessment for learning, rich questioning, constructive feedback, blooms taxonomy, learning strategies, critical thinking, and scientific enquiry methods (and many more)
    • Building capacity
    • Leading innovation and change
    • Curriculum design and assessment strategies
    • SMART technologies
    • Effective presentations and workshops
    • Coaching & mentoring as a strategy for professional development
    • Content writing for science textbooks and practical work
    • Science fairs
    • Integrated learning (Sscience, English, Math, and ICT)
    • 21st Century skills… and many more
List of Public Sectors or Private Companies/Corporate / Research Organizations in which you had been part of as employee / as Advisor / Consultant / Researcher  

  • Milhem RM Consulting-ME MedComms Consulting
  • Gerson Lehrman Group- Healthcare consulting
  • UAEU: Biomedical Researcher and Postdoctoral Fellow
  • NordAnglia Education: Science Advisor
  • Mosaica Education: Curriculum Support Specialist
  • Jordan University of Science & Technology (JUST): Postgraduate Researcher
  • International Pharmaceutical Research Center: Clinical Supervisor
List of Different Countries / Regions 

  • Jordan
  • Bahrain
  • United Arab Emirates
List the Research Grants/Awards Experience and Your Role

  • Internal Grant, Postgraduate researcher, Elucidation of the cellular mechanism underlying MUSK-mediated CMS, NRF grant, 2012-2014, 40k dirhams-paper published.
  • Internal Grant, Postgraduate researcher, Elucidation of the cellular mechanism underlying FZD4-mediated FEVR-40k dirhams-paper published.
  • Internal Grant, Postgraduate PhD researcher, Manipulation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Degradation Machinery for Therapy of Genetic Diseases-250k dirhams- dissertation.
List your Top 10 Research Publications / White Papers

  • Al Ahmad, M., Milhem, R. M., Mustafa, F., Rizvi, T., (2016).
    Direct estimation of energy stored in DNA. (Scientific Reports| Nature).
  • Milhem, R. M., Al-Gazali, L. I., Ali, B. R. (2015).
    Improved plasma membrane expression of the trafficking defective P344R mutant of muscle, skeletal, receptor tyrosine kinase (MuSK) causing congenital myasthenic syndrome. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology.
  • Milhem, R. M., Ben-Salem, S. M., Al-Gazali, L. I., Ali, B. R. (2014).
    Identification of the cellular mechanisms that modulate trafficking of Frizzled Family Receptor 4 (FZD4) missense mutants associated with FEVR. Invest Ophth. Vis Sci. (Animated front cover for June 2014 Issue).
  • Matlik, H. N., Milhem, R. M., Saadeldin, I. Y., Al-Jaibeji, H. S., Al-Gazali, L., Ali, B. R. (2014).
    Clinical and molecular analysis of a novel COLQ missense mutation causing congenital myasthenic syndrome in a Syrian family. Pediatr Neurol.
  • Saadeldin, I. M., Milhem, R. M., Al-Ghazali, Lihadh. Ali, Bassam. (2013).
    Novel KCNQ2 Mutation in a large Emirati family with benign familial neonatal seizures. Pediatr Neurol.
  • Ali, B. R., Ben-Rebeh, I., John, A., Akawi, N. A., Milhem, R. M., Al-Shehhi, N. A., Al-Gazali, L. (2011).
    Endoplasmic reticulum quality control is involved in the mechanism of endoglin-mediated hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia. PLoS One.
  • Milhem, R. M. (2015) http://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1015&contex t=a ll_dissertations


  • M. Milhem, L. Al-Gazali and B.R. Ali. Poster: FASEB science research conference on protein folding in the cell. July 20-26, 2014, Saxtons River, VT, USA.
  • R. Ali, A. John, R.M. Milhem. Poster: Genomic Disorders 2012: the genomics of rare diseases, March 21-24, 2012, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.
  • M. Milhem, L. Al-Gazali and B.R. Ali. Conference Speaker: 5th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference: Genomics into Healthcare-November 17-19, 2013, Dubai, UAE.
  • M. Milhem, L. Al-Gazali and B.R. Ali. Conference Speaker: 1st UAE Graduate Research Conference: March, 19-21, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • UAEU Delegate. 6th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference: Genetics of Multifactorial Diseases-January 21-23, 2016, Dubai, UAE.
  • Arab Innovation Network Annual Conference (AINAC). VIP Guest. September 2728, 2016, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.