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Biochemistry educator

Jassim Mohammad Al-Hassan, Kuwaiti biochemistry educator. Recipient excellent researcher award Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, 1988, prize for best book on environmental in Kuwait after liberation from Iraqi occupation, 1993; Globe 500 award United Nations Environmental Program, 1989. Member Kuwaiti Chemical Society (board directors, vice chairman since 1979), Kuwaiti Environmental Protection Society, Society Toxincology.


Al-Hassan, Jassim Mohammad was born on September 10, 1942 in Kuwait. Son of Mohammad Hassan Ali and Fatima Hassan Al-Nasser.


Higher national diploma in chemistry, Royal Institute Chemistry, England, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry, University Wales, Swansea, 1972.


Postdoctoral research fellow University Swansea, 1972-1973. Lecturer biochemistry University Kuwait, 1973-1979, associate professor, 1979-1987, professor, since 1987, head chemistry department, 1973-1979, head biochemistry department, 1978-1981, 86—. Consultant on biochemistry and nutrition Kuwait Institute for Science Research, 1977-1980.

Consultant on marine environmental and food security Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement Sciences, since 1988. Consultant Kuwait Environmental Protection Council, since 1990, executive member emergency environmental committee, 1991. Consultant on assessment and cleanup of oil lakes Kuwait Petroleum Company, 1992-1995.

Consultant Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation, Kuwait, since 1992.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Microbial Conversion Systems for Food and Fodder Production and Waste Management, 1977, The Navigation of Pearl Oyser Beds in the Arabian Gulf, 1987, The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait-An Environmental Catastrophe, 1992. Contributor articles to Journal Chemical Society Perkin transactions, Canada Journal Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, Heterocycles, Marine Biology, General Pharmacology, Lancet, Journal University Kuwait (Science), Toxicon, Nutrition Reports International, Acta Vitaminologica et Enzymologica, Nutrition Research, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Journal Toxicology-Toxin Revs., Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Medicine, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Tohoku Journal Experimental Medicine, Journal Natural History (British Museum), Organic Mass Spectrometry, International Journal Tissue Reactions, Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, Journal Wilderness Medicine, Journal Pharmaceutical and biomedical Analysis, also others.

      Inventor wound and diabetic foot ulcer healing preparations from Arabian Gulf catfish skin secretions. Originator, scientist 7 environmental films on Gulf marine environmental.


Member Kuwaiti Chemical Society (board directors, vice chairman since 1979), Kuwaiti Environmental Protection Society, Society Toxincology.


  • Other Interests

    Diving, environmental studies, underwater photography.


Married Khadeeja Hussein Shishter, May 5, 1977. Children: Shaikhah, Mohammad, Abdulla, Dalal, Yousif.

Mohammad Hassan Ali

Fatima Hassan Al-Nasser

Khadeeja Hussein Shishter

Shaikhah Al-Hassan

Mohammad Al-Hassan

Abdulla Al-Hassan

Dalal Al-Hassan

Yousif Al-Hassan