HANAN FOUAD

hanan.fouad@Gu.edu.eg

HANAN FOUAD

Professor Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biography

Professor Hanan H. Fouad graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University in November 1985 where she was granted her Professor scientific degree in June 2006. She was appointed the Vice Director then the Director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Unit; a specialized research unit established in 1990. Recently, she was appointed Head of the Department of Medical Biochemistry from September 2020 till September 2021. Prof. Hanan is appointed now a Professor in the Field of Medicine, Galala University, Suez Governorate.

Qualifications

  • MB. BCh. in Medicine and Surgery in 1985
  • Sc. in Medical Biochemistry & Chemical Pathology in 1990
  • D. in Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in 1994
  • Basic Certificate in Management and Leadership for healthcare professional and educators from Cairo University, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Education Development Center (MEDC), April 2019.
  • Professional Diploma in Total Quality Management for healthcare reforms (TQMHC) from American University in Cairo, September 2020
  • Basic Certificate of Medical Education from Cairo University, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Education Development Center (MEDC), October 2020

Academic Positions

  • Lecturer of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 1995 – 2001.
  • Assistant Professor (Associate Professor) of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 2001-2006.
  • Professor of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University: 2006 – Current.
  • Vice Director of Unit of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 2010 – 2014.
  • Director of Unit of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, 2014 – 2016
  • Head of Medical Biochemistry Department since 2020 – 2021.

Activities

  • Member of the Promotion committee for professors of medical biochemistry from 2013 till 2016 Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities, Ministry of High Education.
  • Member of the main principal Referees of scientific Grants in Academy of Scientific Research and Technology for scientific projects, Ministry of High Education, Egypt.
  • Member of external Referees List of the Promotion committee for Professors of Medical Biochemistry from 2013 till 2020 (NOW) Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities, Ministry of High Education.
  • Referee of several National and International journals.

Awards & Honorable Mentions

  • Won the Encouragement State Prize from The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Arab Republic of Egypt in June 2005
  • Annual awards from Cairo University for International Publications cited in SCOPUS and Clarivate analytics.

Projects

  • Participated in the following Scientific Projects:

    1. Study of Liver Disease in Egypt. (P.I. Prof. Dr. Yassin A.Ghaffar ). 
      Maxi project No.84204. Funded through University Linkage Project with FRCU of the supreme council of Universities, 1995
    2. Upgrading a Research and Diagnostic Center for diagnosis of Infectious Diseases in ARE (P.I. Prof. Dr. Mohamed T. Abdel-Aziz). Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, 2000
    3. Participation on a US-Egyptian STDF projects of Science & Technology Development Fund on the use of CD34 stem cell for end stage liver disease (January, 2009)
    4. Development of a water-soluble derivative of herbal drug for management of erectile dysfunction and diabetes mellitus, 2005
    5. Use of mesenchymal stem cells in management of hepatocellular carcinoma in vivo and in vitro, 2005
    6. Proteomic Profile of HCV-induced HCC; Development of Noninvasive Circulating Biomarkers for Monitoring HCV-cirrhotic Patients. P.I. Hanan H. Fouad, STDF project ID 4962, completed 2016

    Randomized Controlled Study of Peg IFN & Ribavirin with and without Zinc Supplementation for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C. STDF project ID 5380. (Co. P.I. Hanan Fouad), completed 2017