George Ayoub, PhD


George Ayoub

Liberal Arts

Dr. George Ayoub earned his BA in Physics from Amherst College in 1977 and a PhD in Neuroscience from Baylor College of Medicine in 1984. He furthered this with postdoctoral fellowships and academic posts at UCSB, SUNY, Keio University, Westmont College (Chair of Biology), UCSB and Brooks Institute, where he is now the Program Chair for the Liberal Arts department.

He regularly speaks on contemporary issues regarding body and health. Dr. Ayoub has taught courses in many collegiate and graduate disciplines for over 20 years, including physiology, cellular, molecular and developmental biology, neuroscience, and ethics. His research has focused on two areas: glaucoma, where he identified herbal medicines that help protect vision; and cancer, where he has shown that certain foods stop the growth of cancer cells.