Advances in Life Sciences

Advances in Life Sciences is an international journal publishing articles that emphasize the molecular, cellular, and functional basis of therapy. All articles are rigorously reviewed. The journal favors publication of full-length papers where modern scientific technologies are used to explain molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms.

Besma Nash

Editorial Board Member of Advances in Life Sciences

Associate Professor, University of Manchester, UK

Research Areas

Neurosience, Biomedical Science, Cell Biology


2007-2011Ph.DUniversity of Glasgow in Clinical Neuroscience
2004-2007B.ScUniversity of Leeds in Medical Science


2011-presentCity of Leeds High School, Leeds (Voluntary Student Teacher)
2007-2007University of Manchester (Post Doctoral Scientist)
2004-2007Cockburn College of Arts, Leeds (Student Associate)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Besma Nash, Kalliopi Ioannidou and Susan C. Barnett (2010) Astrocyte Phenotypes and their Relationship to Myelination. Journal of Anatomy, in press.
[2]  Besma Nash, Christine E. Thomson, Christopher Linington, Ariel T. Arthur, John D. McClure, Martin W. McBride, and Susan C. Barnett (2010). The dual role of astrocytes in myelination. Journal of Neuroscience, in press.
[3]  Thomson CE, Kirkham D, Mc Laughlin M, Griffiths IR, Nash B, and Barnett SC (2010) Paradoxical effect of astrocytes on myelination in vitro (2010). In Preparation