Pharmacology and Toxicology - Students

Norah Albekairi, BSc

Program: Ph.D

Advisor: Erik Rytting, Ph.D.

Norah received her BSc in Pharmacognosy Sciences, pharmacy school and is now a teaching assistant in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines derived from natural sources.

Norah joined UTMB and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology graduate program in 2009. She is currently in Dr. Erik Rytting's lab and her research interests are in nanotechnology during pregnancy.

During her spare time she enjoys shopping, playing soccer and spending time with family and friends.