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Nadia Awni Sakati

Born  1938

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Syrian paediatrician, born 1938, Damascus.

Biography of Nadia Awni Sakati

Nadia Awni Sakati studied at Damascus University where she got her MD in 1965. She was a pediatric resident at the American University of Beirut and at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. In 1969 she was Fellow in Genetics and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego.

She is presently (spring 2006) working as a paediatrician and senior consultant for the genetics research center at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh.

We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.


  • William L. Nyhan, Nadia A. Sakati:
    Genetic & Malformation Syndromes in Clinical Medicine.
    Chicago : Year Book Medical Publishers, 1976. 499 pages.
  • Kathryn J. Reid, Nadia Sakati, Lorraine L. Prichard, Lawrence J. Schneiderman, Oliver W. Jones, and Barbara K. Dixson:
    Genetic Counseling. An Evaluation of Public Health Genetic Clinics.
    The Western Journal of Medicine, San Francisco, January 1976, 124 (1): 6-12.
  • William L. Nyhan, Nadia A. Sakati:
    Diagnostic Recognition of Genetic Disease. Lea & Febiger, 1987.
  • Nabil K. Bissada, Nadia Sakati, Nicholas J. Y. Woodhouse, and Rafik R. Morcos.
    One-Stage Complete Genital Reconstruction for Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. The Journal of Urology, April 1987, 137: 703-705.
  • S. Sanjad, N. Sakati, Y. K. Abu-Osba:
    Congenital hypoparathyroidism with dysmorphic features: a new syndrome.
    Pediatric Research, Hagerstown, 1988, 23: A419.
  • S. Sanjad, N. Sakati, Y. K. Abu-Osba, R. Kaddora, R. D. G. Milner:
    A new sydrome of congenital hypoparathyrodism, seizure, growth failure and dysmorphic features. Archives of Disease in Childhood, London, 1991, 66: 193-196.
  • A. al –Rabeeah, A. al-Ashwal, A. al-Herbish, N. al-Jurayyan, N. Sakati, A. Abobakr:
    Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy: experience with 28 cases.
    The Journal of Pediatric Surgery, New York, 1995, 30: 1119-1121
  • N. Attia, N. Sakati, A. Al Ashwal, R. Al Saif, M. Rashed, P. T. Ozand:
    Case Report. Isovaleric acidaemia appearing as diabetic ketoacidosis.
    Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 1996, 19 (1): 85-86.
  • N. Attia, A. Zahrani, R. Saif, H. A. Kattan, N. Sakati, A. Al Ashwal, W. V. Tamborlane:
    Different faces of non-autoimmune diabetes of infancy.
    Short Communication. Acta Paediatrica, August 1998, 87 (1): 95.
  • Thaddeus E. Kelly, Susan Blanton, Ramla Saif, Sami A. Sanjad, and Nadia Sakati:
    Confirmation of the assignment of the Sanjad-Sakati (congenital hypoparathyroidism) syndrome (OMIM 241410) locus to chromosome lq42-43.
    Journal of Medical Genetics, London, 2000, 37: 63-64. Biographical etc:
  • The Official ABMS [American Board of Medical Specialties] directory of board certified medical specialists. Edition 27, 1995. Providence N.J. : Marquis Who's Who 1994, page 2981.

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