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Reda Fouad Ahmed Abdelhameed

Reda Fouad Ahmed Abdelhameed

Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy

Reda.fouad@gu.edu.eg

Biography

Dr. Reda is assistant Professor of Natural Products Chemistry. He received his educational training at Suez Canal University, Egypt where he earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy (with honor) in 2007. In 2013, he received his Master degree at Nagasaki University in Nagasaki (Japan). In 2016, he received his PhD at Nagasaki University in Nagasaki (Japan) with the grade. In 2016, he awarded an international Japanese fellowship from Takeda Science Foundation (Japan). After one-year postdoc in Japan, he joined Suez Canal University (SCU) as a Lecturer Professor in 2018. He was promoted as Associate Professor on 2023. His major specialty is Natural Products Chemistry from both marine and terrestrial sources. Before leaving SCU to Galala University (GU), Dr. Reda was IT Manager, EPSF Coordinator and Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmacognosy. Currently, he is Pharmacognosy department coordinator and Pharm D-Clinical Pharmacy Program Director at Galala University.

Qualifications

  • 2017 Diploma on Research and Development of Products to Meet Public Health needs, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.
  • 2016 Doctoral of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.
  • 2013 Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.
  • 2007 Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt (GPA: 3.92/4.0, Cumulative grade: Excellent with Honor).

Publications

Area Of Research

  • Drug discovery and biomaterials from natural resources.
  •  Marine biotechnology and marine natural products.
  •  Marine microbes as a source of novel pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.
  • Discovery of anticancer, and anti-infective drug leads from marine invertebrates.

Projects

  • Project Title: Isolation and purification of bioactive metabolites from some selected marine derived fungi, project number (G-549-166-1439)-Role: Co-investigator.
  • Project Title: Isolation, purification and identification of biologically active metabolites from marine fungi, project number (G-1491-166-1440)- Role: Co-investigator.
  • Project Title: Isolation of bioactive metabolites from the marine sediment-derived fungus Aspergillus, project number (G-1492-166-1440)- Role: Co-investigator.

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • 2020 Suez Canal University award for international publication
  • 2017 Takeda Science Foundation Fellowship
  • 2014 Nakashima Peace Foundation Scholarship
  • 2011 Japanese governmental fellowship
  • 2009 Suez Canal University award for international publication
  • 2007 General syndicate of pharmacist award for excellence and distinctive rank

Job Grades

  • 2023 Associate professor of Pharmacognosy, Galala University, Egypt                                                                                  
  • 2021 2018 Assistant professor of Pharmacognosy, Suez Canal University, Egypt
  • 2019-2020 IT manager and Digital transformation coordinator.
  • 2016-2019 Visiting researcher, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Japan
  • 2013-2016 Teaching Assistant of Natural Products Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Japan
  • 2008-2011 Demonstrator of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Egypt
  • 2007-2008 Demonstrator of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sinai University, Egypt

Activities

Teaching, Research, Projects