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  • Rubeiz, Nadia (Lebanese American University, 2012-11-28)
  • Zgheib, Philip W.; Ahmed, Zafar U.; Carraher, Shawn; Kowatly, Abdulrahim K. (2015-11-02)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between demographic and public policy with the entrepreneurial related variables of entrepreneurial orientation, self employment, customer service, and ...
  • Tawil, Nada
    Talk by Ms. Nada Tawil head of group communication at Bybos Bank.
  • Rishani, Ghada (Lebanese American University, 1/10/2011)
    The Public Schools Regrouping project is a project initiated by the Ministry of Education. It involves managing and planning (such as regrouping) of schools distribution in Lebanon with the aim of satisfying educational, ...
  • Sheikh-Taha, Marwan; Corman, Lourdes C.
    Nocardia is a Gram-positive aerobic pathogen that usually affects immunocompromised patients. We report a case of pulmonary infection caused by a rare Nocardia species, Nocardia beijingensis, in a 50-year-old woman who had ...
  • Abou-Rjeily, Chadi (2016-02-16)
    In this paper, we consider the problem of applying the Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) techniques on Impulse-Radio Time-Hopping Ultra-Wideband (IR-TH-UWB) communications. In particular, we propose two novel Space-Time ...
  • Tannous, Zeina; Jarell, Abel; Avram, Mathew; Konnikov, Nellie
    Background and Objective We showed previously that pulsed dye laser (PDL) is a potentially effective therapy for BCCs <15 mm on trunk and extremities. To follow-up, we conducted a study based on optimized parameters and ...
  • Chreiteh, Hani (2011-10-07)
    Purchasing Principles & Applications that are used by developed countries should also be adopted by developing countries, like Lebanon, if these countries wish to survive and compete internationally. According to the ...
  • Thoumy, Jana Joseph (Lebanese American University, 2011-11-21)
    An extracellular lipase with a molecular weight of 99 KDa from a Thermoactinomycete sp. isolated from an olive oil contaminated soil (Al Koura, Lebanon) was purified using ammonium sulphate, Sephadex G-25 and ion exchange ...
  • Khalil, Christian; Soni, Badrish; Visavadiya, Nishant P.; Dalwadi, Nirav; Madamwar, Datta; Winder, Chris
    We have evaluated in vitro cytotoxicity of cyanobacterial phycoerythrin (C-PE) on three human cell lines by cell proliferation and neutral red uptake assays. No toxic effects of C-PE were observed to any of the cell lines ...
  • Sleiman, Sama F.; Basso, Manuela; Mashishi, Lata; Kozikowski, Alan P.; Donohoe, Mary E.; Langley, Brett; Ratan, Rajiv R.
    Decreased histone acetyltransferase activity and transcriptional dysfunction have been implicated in almost all neurodegenerative conditions. Increasing net histone acetyltransferase activity through inhibition of the ...
  • Pyocyanin 
    Nawas, Tarek; Abou Raji El Feghali, Patrick
    Pyocyanin, a pigment naturally produced by most Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains and noted to have a role in the wellbeing of the organism and its pathogenicity, was studied for its role as an inhibitor of bacterial growth ...
  • Skaf, G.S.; Domloj, N.T.; Fehlings, M.G.; Sabbagh, A.S.; Kanafani, Z.A.; Kanj, S.S.
    Although uncommon, spontaneous and postoperative pyogenic spondylodiscitis entail major morbidity and may be associated with serious long-term sequelae. A review of the literature was done to advance our understanding of ...
  • Mattar, Reine (Lebanese American University, 2015-02-10)
    Qatar‘s foreign policy has received increasing attention due to the small monarchy‘s huge resources, and the activism of its main decision-takers: Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa and Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem. Before the Arab Spring ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N. (Springer, )
    We present a reduction procedure that takes an arbitrary instance of the 3-Set Packing problem and produces an equivalent instance whose number of elements is bounded by a quadratic function of the input parameter. Such ...
  • Mokhbat, Jacques; Wagner, Glenn J.; Aunon, Frances M.; Kaplan, Rachel L.; Rana, Yashodhara; Khouri, Danielle; Tohme, Johnny
    Men who have sex with men (MSM) may account for most new HIV infections in Lebanon, yet little is known about the factors that influence sexual risk behavior and HIV testing in this population. Qualitative interviews were ...
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Kiomjian, Daoud; Srour, Issam (American Society of Civil Engineers, )
    Several studies recognize the existence of a relationship between learning and experience, on one hand, and productivity and quality of work, on the other hand. This paper examines, through the use of a case study, the ...
  • Semaan, Mars E.; Bee, Michel F.; Gerard Dugourd, Maryanto; Sentani, Eddy A.
    A case history of an economical 3-D land seismic survey acquisition and processing is presented. The survey was acquired by Caltex Pacific Indonesia (CPI) over the Pedada field in Central Sumatra. The field has a complex ...
  • Mokhbat, Jacques; Noureddine, Samar; Abboud, Sarah; Huijer, Huda Abu-Saad
    The aim of the study was to determine the impact of HIV/AIDS on the quality of life (QoL) in Lebanese adult patients living with HIV/AIDS. The study design was a cross-sectional descriptive survey, using self-administered ...