Born in 1976 in Alexandria, Egypt.

Education

1994 - 2000:
M.B.B.Ch. Degree in Medicine at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.
2002-2006:
Master’s Degree in Clinical Pathology: “Tryptophan 64 Arginine variant of the beta 3 adrenergic receptor gene in metabolic syndrome male patients with advancing age.
2008 - 2012:
Ph.D. in Clinical Pathology: “Prenatal laboratory assessment of pregnancies at high risk for Down syndrome”.

Work experience

2001- 2002:
Trainee Physician at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.
2002- 2005:
Resident Physician at the Institute of Clinical Pathology at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.
2006- 2009:
Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of Clinical Pathology at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.
2009- 2011:
Guest Scientist within the framework of a DAAD-GERLS Scholarship at the Institute of Medical Genetics and Human Genetics at the Charité University - Medicine Berlin, Germany.
2011- 2012:
Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of Clinical Pathology at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.
2012- 2014:
Lecturer at the Institute of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alexandria, Egypt, and Diagnostic Pathologist specializing in Molecular Genetics.
2014 – present:
Research Manager at the EXIST-Research Transfer Group at the Institute of Transfusion Medicine, Charité University - Medicine Berlin, Germany.

Publications

  1. Role of Detoxifing Enzyme Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (Phosphate) H: Quinone Oxidoreductase-1 C609t Gene Polymorphism in Bronchogenic Carcinoma. Global Journal of Medical Research 2014; 14 (3):1-8.
  2. Comparison of the performance of QF-PCR with qPCR as a rapid molecular-based method for sex chromosome aneuploidies detection. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research 2014; 2 (14): 2874-87.
  3. Differentially expressed microRNAs in maternal plasma for the non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome (Trisomy 21). BioMed Research International 2014; Article ID 402475, 9 pages.
  4. QF-PCR as a molecular-based method for autosomal aneuploidies detection. Journal for Advances in Reproductive Sciences, Vol.1, issue 3, November 2013.

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