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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Studying at Cambridge


Halima Al Balushi

Halima Al Balushi

Title: Pathophysiology of red cell permeability

Supervisor: Dr John Gibson


In-charge of red cell Laboratory in Royal Hospital in Oman

Completed my MPhil in Immuno-haematology, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK (2011)

B.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK (2007)

Subject groups/Research projects

Comparative Pathobiology:

Research Interests

  • The red cell membrane integrity and the red cell antigens.
  • The effect of air pollution particles on blood cell including WBC, RBC and Platelets and its association with different diseases.
  • Frequency of red cell antigens and antibodies in Omani and GCC population.


  • platelets
  • Blood cells
  • red cell antigen