REEM SALLAM

Reem-sallam@gu.edu.eg

REEM SALLAM

Professor

Biography

Professor Reem is a professor of Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, with a P.h.D degree from Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA. Before joining GU, professor Reem was Professor of Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt since 2015. With a great impact on the scientific field and research, Professor Reem participated in the writing of The Nutritional Assessment Guide book for Saudi Arabia. Also, she is a certified TOT from Ain shams University.

Qualifications

  • Professional Diploma in Clinical Nutrition, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo, Egypt, 2019.
  • 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 Reseach

  • The cellular, molecular (using proteomics tools) and biochemical bases of obesity and associated diseases.
  • The haemostatic & fibrinolytic abnormalities as a base for cardiovascular system-related complications.
  • he immunological and inflammatory systems’ interaction in chronic diseases.
  • Nutritional basis of metabolic diseases.
  • Bioinformatics.
  • Medical Education.

Links to Publications:

  • nnovation-Education-BMC
  • Journal of Nature and Science of Medicine

Books

  • Assim A. Alfadda, Reem M. Sallam et. al., Nutritional Assessment Guide for Saudi Arabia, (2 volumes) 2016.

Awards & Honorable Mentions

  • Third prize for best research presentations in the “Internal Medicine Research” Day, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA (2011).
  • Graduate Student (Thanassi) award, Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont,USA.

Academic Positions

  • Professor of Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. (Oct-15 l Current)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Chemistry Unit, Pathology Department, College of Medicine, King Saud University, KSA. (2010 l 2016)
  • Co-founder, Principal Investigator and member of the Executive Committee of the “Obesity Research Centre” in College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA. (2008 l 2016)
  • Consultant and Assistant Professor in Clinical Chemistry Laboratories in King AbdulAziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA. (2005 l 2010)
  • Assistant Professor of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. (2003 l 2005)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Pathology Department, Laboratory for Clinical and Biochemical Research, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA. (2001 l 2003)
  • Graduate Research Assistant (and PhD student), Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA. (1995 l 2000)
  • Demonstrator and Assistant Lecturer of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. (1989 l 1995)

Activities

  • Invited speaker in many International and National conferences.
  • Journal Editor at Journal of Nature and Science of Medicine, Published by Wolters Kluwer – Medknow.
  • Guest Editor at Journal of Obesity
  • Visiting Scientist and collaborator at:
    – Division of Biomedical Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. 2008
    – Prof. Karsten Kristiansen Lab, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2010
    – Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea. 2012 & 2015