Biophysicist with great ambition toward applying nanotechnology to the field of novel drug delivery routes, encapsulation, formulation, characterization and optimization, to solve real life-threatening diseases using personalized therapy. Highly experienced experimentalist with expertise in biophysical techniques. Spent more than 20 years of research and teaching as a soft-matter biophysicist. She is a member of the British society of nanomedicine, and biophysical society and a reviewer in many international journals. Research outputs 26 papers, in high quality journals including Nature communication, Lab on a chip, Blood, Langmuir, Colloids and interfaces, Biophysical Journal and soft matter, with 586 citations and h-index 11, and a published patent on a new protocol of producing therapeutic microbubbles as a new protocol for drug delivery toward cancers. Successfully worked as part of multidisciplinary teams, including medicine, engineering and biology, leading the Physics-biotechnology element of ambitious projects.
Beside research, Dr Abou-Saleh has teaching experience in bio-nanotechnology, physics and biophysics courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students.