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Reem Sallam

Reem Sallam

Professor of Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology



Professor Reem is a professor of Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry (USA) and a post-doctoral in Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, USA. Before joining GU, professor Reem was a teaching staff in the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt, and in the College of Medicine, King Saud University, KSA; and a Clinical Chemistry Consultant in King Abdulaziz University Hospital in KSA. Prof. SALLAM visited worldwide-renowned institutes as a visiting scientist, in Denmark, South Korea, and UK. Her publications earned more than 2000 citations. She is also a certified TOT.


  • Professional Diploma in Clinical Nutrition, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo, Egypt, 2019. (Member at Egyptian Arabic Society for Healthy and Therapeutic Nutrition (EASHTN).

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship Pathology Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, South Burlington, Vermont, USA. (2001-2003).

  • Ph.D in Biochemistry, Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA. 2000.

  • M.Sc., Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1992), Medical Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

  • MBBCh, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1987.


Area Of Research

  • The cellular, molecular and biochemical bases of obesity and associated diseases.
  • The haemostatic & fibrinolytic abnormalities as a base for cardiovascular diseases.
  • The immunological and inflammatory systems’ interaction in chronic diseases.
  • Nutritional basis of metabolic diseases.
  • Bioinformatics.
  • Medical Education.


Human Microbiota in North African Countries (work in progress). 

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • International Publication Award (Galala University), 2022.
  • International Publication Award (AinShams University), 2023.
  • Research Award, King Saud University, 2015.

Academic Positions

Head of Basic Medical Sciences Department, Faculty of Medicine, Galala University


In Galala University, Faculty of Medicine:

  • Teaching
  • International workshops coordination
  • Rapporteur of the Faculty of Medicine Council
  • Coordinator of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology discipline
  • Coordinator of BMS203, Respiratory System Module
  • Member in in Faculty of Medicine committees: Quality, lab, & Curricula Committees
  • Invited speaker in many national conferences and workshops
  • Supervising students research

In Galala University:

  • Member in Bylaws Revising Central Committee.
  • Member in GU Equal Opportunity Unit.
  • Collaborative inter-program activities (media project, research project).


  • Invited speaker in many international conferences. 
  • Consortium member of H3Africa, ABioNet, Precision Medicine Task force.
  • Consortium member and leader of Egypt team in North African Consortium of Human Microbiota (NACHM).