ubadah wearing glasses and a blue sweater looking at the camera, smiling wide.

sabbagh, phd

neuroscientist • writer • advocate

I'm a neuroscientist and NIH K00 Fellow at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

My current research interests center on discovering the role of inhibitory circuits between the thalamus and the cortex in neurodevelopmental and psychiatric illness.

I'm also founder of Inara.

pronouns: he/him 
pronunciation: oo-BAH-dah suh-BOG
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upcoming speaking engagements

jan. icahn school of medicine at mount sinai, nyc
feb. world governments summit, dubai
mar. university of memphis, tn
mar. alquds university, palestine
mar. brain awareness week, lebanon
apr. frontiers in research metrics and analytics
apr. autism meeting, abu dhabi
may. jp morgan life sciences summit, abu dhabi
may. jackson laboratory, maine (keynote)
jun. society for behavioral neuroendocrinology (keynote), ohio
jul. comscicon, boston
jul. national bureau of economics, cambridge
sep. community for rigor, philadelphia 
oct. society for neuroscience, chicago

feb. friedman brain institute, nyc
apr. fralin biomedical research institute, virginia
apr. scientific arab forum
may. society for neuroscience
jun. american society for cell biology
jun. rockefeller university, nyc
jul. mclean, harvard medical school, ma
jul. arabs in neuroscience
aug. alba-ibro
nov. society for neuroscience, washington dc
dec. kaust, saudi arabia
dec. mohammed bin rashid university, dubai