Dr. Mohammed Al-Tikriti graduated from University of Baghdad, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1973. He joined the faculty of the Department of Anatomy at the school of Veterinary Medicine as instructor. He received educational award from the Ministry of Higher Education in 1979 for Ph.D degree. He received M.Sc in Veterinary anatomy from Iowa State University at Ames Iowa-USA in 1982, then another M.Sc in Histology from the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge-USA 1984. He received award from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville to teach anatomy while studying for Ph.D degree. In 1988 he received his Ph.D degree in Animal Science and joined the faculty of School of medicine, Department of Psychiatry at Yale University as a post doctor, where he joined a team of Neuroscientists doing bench works on the rat’s brain. His contributions were very essential for successful completion of their projects as well as his own projects. He took a post as Assistant Professor in 2004 at Saint James School of Medicine-Bonaire to teach Neuroanatomy, Anatomy and Histology. He joined the faculty of College of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University in 2008 as Associate Professor to teach histology at the Department of Anatomy. He is a Member of American Association of Veterinary Anatomy–AAVA and a Member of Society for Neurosciences. He has published more than 50 publications in various peer reviewed journals on several topics. Dr. Altikriti is also a member of Editorial Board and Reviewer of three International research journals. His research involved the effect of cisplatin on the gastrointestinal tract of the least shrew looking for the morphological changes that was induced by the effect of the drug and to study their mechanism and the way to prevent that.
Anatomy; Histology; Histochemistry; Immunohistochemistry; Receptor labeling; Neuroscience; Gastrointestinal tract and Respiratory system.