Prof. Hassen Chaabani

Faculty of Pharmacy

University of Monastir, Tunisia



1986 Ph.D., Human Genetics & Anthropology, University of Tunis, Tunisia

1983 Ph.D., Human Biology, University of Tunis, Tunisia


  1. BEN HALIMA, A. BAHRI, R. ESTEBAN, E. MORAL P., and CHAABANI H., 2015. Variation of Rhesus Haplotype Frequencies in North Africans and in Worldwide Population Analyses. International Journal Human Genetices. Vol.15, No.1, pp: 21-31
  2. CHAABANI, H., 2014. Recent out of Yemen: new version of the theory of unique and recent origin of modern man. International Journal of Modern Anthropology, vol. 1, no. 7, pp. 13 – 41. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  3. CHAABANI, H., 2014. Contribution of Genetics in the Recent Human Evolution Study: Knowledge, Problems and Future Prospects. Austin Journal of Genetics and Genomic Research. vol. 1, no. 1.
  4. BAHRI, R., ESTEBAN, E., BEN HALIMA, A., MORAL, P. and CHAABANI H., 2014. Distinctive genetic signatures of Alu/STR compound systems revealed from Mediterranean and Middle East population Analyses. Anthropological Science, vol. 122 , no. 2, pp. 81–88. ISSN: 0918-7960.
  5. BEN HALIMA, A., BAHRI, R., ESTEBAN, E., BEN ARIBIA, M.H., MORAL, P. and CHAABANI H., 2014. Ethnic composition and genetic differentiation of the Libyan population: insights on Alu polymorphisms. Annals of Human Biology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 229–237. ISSN: 1464-5033.
  6. SALEM, A.H., BAHRI, R., JARJANAZI, H. and CHAABANI H., 2014. Geographical and social influences on genetic diversity within the Egyptian population: analyses of Alu insertion polymorphisms. Annals of Human Biology, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 61-66. ISSN: 1464-5033. 
  7. CHAABANI H., 2013.  A theoretical ovary position in link with the global anatomical structure of each human female body. International Journal of Modern Anthropology. vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 78 – 84. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  8. BAHRI, R., BEN HALIMA, A., AYADI, I., ESTEBAN, E., ALFADHLI, S.M., REBAI, A. MORAL, P. and CHAABANI H., 2013. Genetic position of Bahrain natives among wider Middle East  populations according to Alu insertion polymorphisms. Annals of Human Biology, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 35-40. ISSN: 1737-8176.
  9. 8. BAHRI, R., EL MONCER, W., AL-BATAYNEH, K., SADIQ, M., ESTEBAN, E., MORAL, P. and CHAABANI H., 2012. Genetic Differentiation and Origin of the Jordanian Population: an Analysis of Alu Insertion Polymorphisms. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 324-329. ISSN: 1945-0257. 
  10. CHAABANI H., 2012. Insights on the history of Anthropology: its emergence in the wider Middle East before it existed as a discipline. International Journal of Modern Anthropology. vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 80 – 87. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  11. EL MONCER, W., BAHRI, R., ESTEBAN, E., ABDENNI-GUENOUNOU, B., MORAL, P., BEN CHIBANI, J. and CHAABANI, H. 2011. Research of the origin of a particular Tunisian group using a physical marker and Alu insertion polymorphisms.Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 371-376. ISSN: 1678-4685.
  12. CHAABANI, H. 2011. Compatibility of the holy Qur’an with sciences: anthropological concepts as an example. International Journal of Modern Anthropology. vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 78 – 84. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  13. El MONCER, W., ESTEBAN, E., BAHRI, R., GAYA-VIDAL, M., CARRERAS-TORRES, R., ATHANASIADIS, G., MORAL, P. and CHAABANI, H. 2010.  Mixed origin of the current Tunisian population from the analysis of Alu and Alu/STR compound systems. Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 827-833. ISSN: 1434-5161.
  14. ATHANASIADIS, G., ESTEBAN, E., GAYA-VIDAL, M., DUGOUJON, J. M., MOSCHONAS, N., CHAABANI, H., BISSAR-TAMROUDI, N., HARICH, N., STONEKING M. and MORAL, P. 2009. Different  Evolutionary Histories of Coagulation Factor VII Gene in Human Population. Annals of Human Genetics, vol. 74, no. 1, pp.34-45. ISSN:1469-1809. 
  15. BAHRI, R., ESTEBAN, E., MORAL, P. and CHAABANI, H. 2008. New insights into the genetic history of Tunisians: Data from Alu insertion and apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms. Annals of Human Biology, vol. 35, no. 1. pp. 22 – 33. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  16. BAHRI, R., ESTEBAN, E., MORAL, P., HOUSSINE, M., BEN HAMDA, K. and CHAABANI, H. 2008. Apolipoprotein Gene Polymorphisms and Plasma Levels in Healthy Tunisians and Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Lipids in Health and Disease, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 46- 54. BioMed Central.
  17. CHAABANI, H. 2008. The modern man: a revision of his definition and a new estimation of his emergence date. International Journal of Modern Anthropology. vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 9 – 35. ISSN: 1737-8176. 
  18. ATHANASIADIS, G. ESTEBAN, E., VIA, M., DUGOUJON, J.M., MOSCHONAS, N., CHAABANI, H. and MORAL, P. 2007. The X chromosome Alu insertions as a tool for human population  genetics: data from Europe and African human groups. European Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 578-583. ISSN: 1476-5438. 
  19. CHAABANI, H. 2002. GM polymorphism and the evolutionary history of modern humans. Annales de Génétique (continued as European Journal of Medical Genetics), vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 197-206. 
  20. CHAABANI, H., Sanchez-Mazas, A. and Sallami, S.F. 2000. Genetic differentiation of Yemeni people according to Rhessus and Gm  polymorphisms. Annales de Génétique (continued as European Journal of Medical Genetics), vol. 43, no. 1-4, pp. 155-162.
  21. CHAABANI, H. 1994 The primary form of hereditary distal renal tubular acidosis: Clinical and genetics studies in 60 member kindred. Clinical Genetics, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 194-199. ISSN: 1399-0004. 
  22. CHAABANI, H. and Cox D.W. 1988. Genetic characterisation and origin of Tunisian Berbers. Human Heredity, vol. 38, no 5, pp. 308-316. ISSN: 1423-0062.
  23. CHAABANI H., Bech-Hansen T. and Cox D.W. 1986.  Restriction fragment length polymorphisms associated with immunoglobulin heavy chain gamma genes in Tunisians. Human Genetics, vol. 73, pp. 110-113. ISSN: 1432-1203. 
  24. CHAABANI H., Ellouz R. 1986. Immunoglobulin allotypes in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Human Heredity, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 402-404. ISSN: 1423-0062.
  25. CHAABANI, H., Bech-Hansen T. and Cox D.W. 1985.  A multigene deletion within the immunoglubulin heavy chain region. American Journal of Human Genetics,vol. 37, pp. 1164-1171. ISSN: 0002-9297
  26. LEFRANC, G., CHAABANI, H., van LOGHEM, E., LEFRANC, M.P., de LANGE, G. and HELAL, A.N. 1983. Simultaneous absence of the human IgGl, IgG2, IgG4 and IgAl subclasses – Immunological and immunogenetical considérations. European Jounal of lmmunology, vol. 13, pp. 240-244. ISSN: 1521-4141. 

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