About the Author
Dr. Mousa came to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2002 following a career of more than 17 years as a principal research scientist at DuPont Pharmaceuticals Co. Among Dr. Mousa's professional accomplishments are his contributions to many patents - he holds more than 250 U.S. and international patents - and to the discovery and development of novel anti-platelet, anti-thrombotic therapies, non-invasive myocardial perfusion and thrombus imaging agents. Dr. Mousa serves on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for a number of scientific and medical journals, including Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, and PLoS Computational Biology. Dr. Davis directs a group of scientists who have defined molecular mechanisms for many non-genomic, plasma membrane-initiated actions of thyroid hormone, including actions on plasma membrane ion transporters, intracellular protein trafficking, phosphorylation of nuclear hormone receptors and of p53 and on transcription of specific genes. He has 5 patents issued and 25 US and international applications pending. Dr. Davis is a US Faculty Head in Endocrinology of the Faculty of 1000 Medicine and a member of the Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Diabetes Association, American Association for Cancer Research and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.