About

Marc Fakhoury

Lecturer in Biology

Dr. Marc Fakhoury received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering both from McGill University, and a PhD in Neurosciences from the Université de Montréal. Dr. Fakhoury joined the Department of Natural Sciences at LAU as a postdoctoral research fellow in 2020 and as a full-time lecturer in Biology in 2022. He has taught a variety of courses for undergraduate students and published numerous articles and book chapters in international peer-reviewed journals and books.

Publications

  • Fakhoury M (2021). The Brain Reward System. Neuromethods, Springer, Humana Press, New York.
  • Fakhoury, M, Piras, F, & Banaj, N (2021). Editorial: Alzheimer’s Disease From a Psychiatric Perspective: Towards New Therapeutic Guidelines? Frontiers in psychiatry, 12, 782423.
  • Fakhoury M. (2021). Optogenetics: A revolutionary approach for the study of depression. Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 106, 110094.
  • Fakhoury M, Rompré PP (2021). Intracranial self-stimulation and the curve-shift paradigm: a putative model to study the brain reward system. In: Fakhoury M. (eds) The Brain Reward System. Neuromethods. Springer, Humana Press, New York.
  • Fakhoury M, Ali Ahmad RHM, Al-Chaer ED, Lawand NB (2021). Behavioral techniques for assessing the circuitry of pain: implication for the brain reward system. In: Fakhoury M. (eds) The Brain Reward System. Neuromethods. Springer, Humana Press, New York.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Neurosciences, Université de Montréal, 2019
  • MEng in Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, 2012
  • BS in Biochemistry, McGill University, 2009