Hossam M Ashour
Wayne State University, Eugene Applebaum, USA
Dr. Hossam M. Ashour was born in Cairo, Egypt. He got his BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Faculty of Pharmacy Cairo University, Egypt. He ranked 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 an 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 US, Europe and Australia.
The research interests of Dr. Ashour 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 Dideases.