Leadership


Majed Mustafa Khraishi, M.B., B. Ch., F.R.C.P. (C)

Medical Director

Dr. Khraishi is a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). He is also Medical Director (Rheumatology) at Nexus Clinical Research in St. John’s. He is a graduate of Ain Shams University in Egypt. He did his Internal Medicine Residency at Memorial University of Newfoundland. After practicing as a general internist for two years, he did a Fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Toronto. Since 1991 he has been a practicing Rheumatologist in St. John’s. He has a large clinical practice and he is also involved in medical education and clinical research. He spent a sabbatical at Stanford University in 1995-1996 researching the GI side effects of NSAIDs in RA. His main interests are the therapeutics of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis and Psoriatic Arthritis. He has been involved as a principal investigator in over 60 pharmaceutical-sponsored therapeutic clinical studies (phase II, III, IV) in RA, OA, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic Arthritis and chronic pain. Many of these studies involved biological agents.

Sarah Khraishi

Project Manager

Sarah Khraishi is project manager at NLRT. She received her M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to working in management, she has a background in medical ethics and privacy control.





Li Lin

Chief Software Engineer

Li Lin is the senior software designer and chief software developer at NLRT. She will be the chief designer and developer of ScreenTools and will lead the work on project development. She graduated with an Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She was employed as a software developer at IBM and General Dynamics, two world-leading software and hardware companies. This experience allowed her to acquire strong software design and development skills, and improved her problem solving and research abilities.

Marc-Andre Brien

Software Developer

Marc-Andre Brien is a software designer/developer at NLRT. He specializes in Android development and web development. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has previously worked with Bell Aliant, General Dynamics Canada and Research In Motion. He is interested in user interface design, machine learning and medical technology.

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