Gaber Naila PhD, R.Ac , (MD)

Dr. Naila Gaber integrates philosophies from both Western and Eastern medicine and uses therapies such as acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, and herbal medicine extensively. It is her mission to help people understand more about their health by providing education and guidance while exploring the root cause for their health concerns. Dr. Gaber has long years of extensive clinical and research experience. She led number of advanced research in the areas of hematology, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in medical science from Japan, where she conducted advanced research and published number of scientific papers in the area of human disease and biology. She worked as a scientist in the Hospital for Sick Children where her research led to number of recognized publications. She obtained her medical degree (MD) from medical university in China, and gained extensive clinical experience in the area of internal medicine. She became a registered acupuncturist (R.Ac) and received diploma of herbal medicine after long years study and clinical training of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Throughout her medical scientist career and mastering MD and TCM, she obtained strong foundation and clinical knowledge to diagnose and treat human diseases using eastern and western medical concepts. She is committed to provide professional treatment with finest skills and communication techniques to provide highest health care to patients.


Okayama University, Japan & Hospital for Sick Children

Principal Faculty:

Medical School

Principal Department/Program:

Internal Medicine and Heart Center – Cardiovascular Research

Key Publications:

1. N Gaber, M Gagliardi, G Keller, Pate P, C Kinnear, D Chitayat, P Shannon, E Jaeggi, U Tabori, S Mital. Fetal Reprogramming and Senescence in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells during Cardiac Differentiation. The American Journal of Pathology, Vol. 183, No. 3, September 2013 2. Kinnear C, Chang WY, Khattak S, Hinek A, Thompson T, de Carvalho Rodrigues D, Kennedy K, Mahmut N, Pasceri P, Stanford WL, Ellis J, Mital S. Modeling and rescue of the vascular phenotype of Williams-Beuren syndrome in patient induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Jan;2(1):2-15 3. Osorio JC, Cheema FH, Martens TP, Mahmut N, Kinnear C, Gonzalez AM, Bonney W, Homma S, Liao JK, Mital S. Simvastatin reverses cardiac hypertrophy caused by disruption of the bradykinin 2 receptor. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2008 Sep; 86(9):633-42. 4. Miyazaki M, Hardjo M, Masaka T, Tomiyama K, Mahmut N, Medina RJ, Niida A, Sonegawa H, Du G, Yong R, Takaishi M, Sakaguchi M, Huh NH. Isolation of a bone marrow-derived stem cell line with high proliferation potential and its application for preventing acute fatal liver failure. Stem Cells. 2007 Nov; 25(11):2855-63. 5. E Gunduz, M Gunduz, H Nagatsuka, L Beder, R Tamamura, N Katase, N Mahmut, et al. Frequent Deletion of BRG1 Locus at 19p13 Predicts Recurrence and Previous Cancer History in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas. Journal of Hard Tissue Biology 15[1] (2006) p20-26.