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Dina Farouk Sayed Mansour

Dina Farouk Sayed Mansour

Associate Professor

Biography

Dr. Dina Mansour is an accomplished Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy at Galala University, Egypt. With a wealth of expertise, she has been actively involved in teaching pharmacology, toxicology, clinical pharmacology, and clinical pharmacy since 2012 at the School of Pharmacy, MSA University. After completing her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Cairo University’s Faculty of Pharmacy, she pursued a comprehensive training in clinical pharmacy from Giza Pharmacist Syndicate and MUST University. In 2019, Dr. Mansour was promoted to associate professor during her tenure at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice at Ahram Canadian University (ACU). She has contributed to various projects and academic theses in pharmaceutical sciences, demonstrating her commitment to advancing the field. As an engaged member of national and international societies, she has actively participated as a speaker, organizer, and attendee in numerous conferences, workshops, and symposia. With a rigorous academic background, she also serves as a reviewer for scientific articles in esteemed international journals. Dr. Mansour’s dedication extends to quality assurance and education, previously serving as a member of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education Unit and as Coordinator of the Pharm-D and Clinical Pharm-D student-internship program at ACU. Currently, she holds the position of Coordinator in the Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy Department at Galala University’s Faculty of Pharmacy.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology & Toxicology), Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 2012.
    Thesis title: Possible Therapeutic Effectiveness of Certain Whey Proteins on Experimentally Induced Liver Damage in Rats.
  • Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology & Toxicology), Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 2007.
    Thesis title: Improving the Hepatoprotective Effects of L-Carnitine and Alpha-Lipoic Acid with Methylsulfonylmethane on Chemically Induced Liver Damage in Rats.
  • Post-graduate Courses:
    Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pathophysiology, Bioassay and Screening, Immunopharmacology, and Biostatistics (General Grade: Excellent), 2003-2004.
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Excellent with Honors), Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 1997-2002.

Publications

Area Of Research

Pharmacology and Toxicology; hepatorenal disorders, drug-induced gonadotoxicity, cardiotoxicity and neuropharmacology.

Clinical Pharmacy Practice; hepatology.

Projects

  • Participation as an assistant researcher in the Nano-toxicological and Pharmacological Assessment of Some Nano-gold Materials for Use in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy (Egypt/USA combined project), 2009-2014.
  • Member of an internal project titled “Effect of Ginseng on Adrenaline-Induced Myocardial Infarction in Rats,” numbered P100520 (2015-2016).
  • Member of an internal project titled “Neuroprotective Effect of Some Nutraceuticals against Cerebral Ischemia in Rats,” numbered P100516 (2015-2016).
  • Member of an internal project titled “Evaluation of the Antitumor Effect of Lactoferrin against Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Rat Model,” numbered P100517 (2015-2016, NRC).
  • Co-PI in an internal project titled “Protective Effects of Some Natural Compounds against Brain Toxicity Induced by Intranasal Chromium: Management of Environmental and Occupational Hazards,” ID: 11010126 (2017-2019, NRC).
  • Member of an internal project titled “The Use of Plant Biotechnology Techniques to Optimize the Production of Natural Product(s) from Some Cruciferous Vegetable Plants for the Prevention of Breast Cancer,” ID: 11030105 (2017-2019, NRC).
  • Member of internal projects titled “Novel Therapeutic Approaches in Modulating Pre-Carcinogenic Stages in Liver Diseases” and “Metabolic Profiling of Melaluca Species and Their In vitro, In vivo, and In silico Anti-obesity Activity” (NRC, 2019-2021).

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • Best Oral presenter and participant in the 58th Annual Conference of the Egyptian Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ESPET), October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA), Egypt (BUE) in April 20th, 2019.
  • The Best Presentation Award” by the conference committee at 19th International Conference on Pharmacology and Toxicology Research (ICPTR 2017) December 4-5, 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Academic Positions

  • Coordinator of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Galala University.

  • Coordinator of Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Galala University.

Non-academic jobs

  • Member of the Faculty of Pharmacy Council, ACU as Representative of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice Department

  • Head of level 4-control exam room at Faculty of Pharmacy-ACU

  • Member of Quality Assurance Unit and President of Questionnaire Committee, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahram Canadian University

  • Department Coordinator for Education Quality and Assurance Program, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahram Canadian University

Activities

  • Member of the technical committee -GU
  • Member of the clinical training committee-GU
  • Membership of national and international societies
  • Supervisor of academic thesis
  • Reviewer of scientific articles
  • Participant in national and international scientific events

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