Assaad Eid, PhD

Assaad Eid, PhD

American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center, Department of Anatomy Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences
Founding Co-Director of AUB Diabetes

Areas of Interest

Understanding the biomarkers and mechanisms of diabetic complications

Dr. Eid's is focused on basic, translational, and clinical research in the field of diabetes and diabetic complications, particularly neuropathy and nephropathy. His work explores the underlying pathological pathways for these disorders through metabolic alterations, genetic predisposition, and epigenetic influence, to identify novel therapeutic targets.


  • BSc., Physiology, Lebanese University, 2000
  • MSc., Biomedical Engineering, Claude Bernard University, 2001
  • DSc, Physiopathology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Claude Bernard University, 2006 (equivalent to a PhD with a higher distinction in Europe)
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2010
  • Habilitation to Direct Research, Physiopathology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Paris Descartes University, 2015
  • EMBA, Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, 2020