Hossam M Ashour
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Wayne State University, USA
Dr. Hossam M Ashour was born in Cairo, Egypt. He got his B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt. He ranked the first in his class of a thousand students. He was then appointed as Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cairo University. After spending two years at Cairo University and based on his accomplishments, he was offered a graduate research fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas, USA. Thus, he joined University of Texas Southwestern Immunology program and got his MS degree in 2004 followed by his PhD in 2006. He was then appointed as a tenured faculty member at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt. After spending a year of research and teaching at Cairo University, he was offered a research fellow position at the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. After finishing his research fellowship, he was offered an Assistant Professor position at Wayne State University, in which he established an active research laboratory that he currently maintains. Dr Ashour has remarkable high-impact publications and is a distinguished editorial board member and reviewer for many scientific journals. He is also a member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Society for Clinical and Translational Science (SCTS), Belgian Immunological Society, the World Association of Medical Editors, and other prominent organizations. He has received numerous awards, and has been invited to participate in various scientific conferences and workshops in the US, Europe, and Australia.
Dr. Ashour’s research interests are in the areas of Microbiology and Immunology with emphasis on subjects that have broader impacts on human health and a particular focus on immune tolerance networks, Anterior Chamber Associated Immune Deviation (ACAID) and autoimmune Diseases.