Dr. Waleed Hassan AlMalki is the vice dean of administration at the college of pharmacy, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia and holds a faculty position as an associate professor. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom. His research expertise includes age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, and retinal degenerations. He has published more than 20 international manuscripts related to ocular pharmacology, ophthalmology, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapeutics. He is also authored in 3 book chapters related to HCV infection biology, angiogenesis, and drug-associated resistance-associated variants. He had research experience of 5 years in projects related to hepatitis C virus infection. His research interests include HCV therapeutics, body immune responses related to HCV infection and HCV drug discovery and design.