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Dr. Rasha Abuelgasim Eltigani Babiker

Assistant Professor

Educational Qualifications
  • PhD (Human Physiology) 2018, University of Medical Sciences & Technology (UMST), Khartoum, Sudan
  • MSc (Human Physiology) 2011, University of Khartoum, Sudan
  • MBBS 2002, University of Medical Sciences &Technology (UMST), Khartoum, Sudan
Professional Career
  • Assistant Professor, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, 2021 - till date
  • Assistant Professor & Academic Counselor, National University, Sudan, 2019-2021
  • Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine, and Director of Academic Affairs-UMST, Sudan, 2016-2019
  • T.A and Physiology coordinator, UMST, Sudan, 2006-2016
  • Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Sudan) Grants - COVID-19 grants (2021)
  • UMST scholarship - PhD (2014-2018)
  • Awarded OWSD (TWAS) fellowship program for PhD (2014-2018) with RCSI -Bahrain University
Research Profile
  • Babiker R, Merghani TH, Elmusharaf K, Badi RM, Lang F, Saeed AM. Effects of Gum Arabic ingestion on body mass index and body fat percentage in healthy adult females: two-arm randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind trial. Nutrition journal. 2012 Dec 15;11(1):111.DOI:10.1186/1475-2891-11-111
  • Babiker R, Elmusharaf K, Keogh MB, Saeed AM. Effect of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) supplementation on visceral adiposity index (VAI) and blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus as indicators of cardiovascular disease (CVD): a randomized and placebo-controlled clinical trial. Lipids in health and disease. 2018 Dec; 17(1):56. DOI: 10.1186/s12944-018-0711-y.
  • Hamid WS, Ahmed HS, Osman MA, Babiker R. Nerve conduction and its correlations with duration of diabetes mellitus and glycosylated haemoglobin in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa. 2021 Feb 4:1-6.
  • Tan BL, Babiker R, Neagu M, Constantin C, El-Kenawy AE. Protective and therapeutic potential of spices and herbs in Cancer.  BioScience Journal. 2022; 19, 3
  • Amin S I Banaga, Elaf B. Mohammed, Rania M. Siddig, Diana E. Salama, Sara B. Elbashir, Mohamed O. Khojali, Rasha A. Babiker, Khalifa Elmusharaf, Mamoun M Homeida: Causes of end stage renal failure among haemodialysis patients in Khartoum State/Sudan. BMC Research Notes 09/2015; 8(1)., DOI:10.1186/s13104-015-1509-x
Service to Profession

1-Verified peer reviews for:

  • Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Nutrition and Health
  • BMJ Open
  • Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews

2 - International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS)( 2018- to-Date)

  • African Physiological Society (2016- up to date)
  • Sudanese Physiological Society (2018- up to date)
Conferences/ CME/ Workshops/ Guest Lectures/ Papers presented
  • Conferences: (8 conferences)
  • CME: (4)
  • Workshops: ( 8)
  • Guest lectures: (2)
  • Papers presented: (6 papers)
Professional Courses
  • BLS instructor -UAE-2023
  • Coursera Course online "Human Physiology"-Duke University-2022
  • Basic Molecular Biology (DNA, RNA extraction, PCR, Gel electrophoresis, Bioinformatics) Course-2021
  • Moodle - course management system-E-learning Course, Sudan-2020
  • ELISA, Western plot course (PhD training programme)- RCSI and Jawhara Center- Bahrain-2015
  • Clinical Skills in Neurology course - Sudanese neuroscience society-Sudan-2012
  • Promoting Education Excellence course - Sudan-2008