(1992) She was the Head of the hematology department of Medical Research Institute, Alexandria University, Egypt for 8 Years (2007-2015).
She is now an emeritus professor in the institute, sharing in teaching for doctor and master degrees and she is the head of hematology department of Alborg Lab and EL Mokhtabar Lab in Alexandria since 1996 until now.
She has published more than 25 papers and she is arbitrator for many thesis and many published papers in the permanent committee for scientific promotions.
External Speaker, (Alexandria/Egypt).
Subject matter: Diagnosis of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms and related conditions.
Dr. Saleh Abohadi
Establisher of Leukemia diagnosis at national oncology center, Sana’a and flow cytometry service in Yemen.
Bachelor of Science in Medical laboratories from Sana’a University and Master of Science in Medical laboratory Science with specializing in Hematology and Blood Banking from University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
Interested in the field of development (scientific, practical and administrative) and continuous education and practical training in the field of hematology laboratory, in general, and in leukemia biology, in particular.
Making all efforts to obtain various experiences in the same field, and to continuously develop the experiences he obtains.
Searching for everything new in the world of advanced leukemia diagnosis technology.
External Speaker, (Germany).
Subject matter: Leukemia immunophenotyping in Yemen.
Dr. Indu Thakur
Dr. Indu Thakur [MBBS, MD (Paeds), DNB (Paeds), MRCPCH, FRCPath] is a Consultant Paediatric Haematologist at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales since 2013.
Her scope of work includes malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders in children ranging from leukaemia, bone marrow failure syndromes to haemoglobinopathies, ITP and inherited red cell disorders like hereditary spherocytosis.
She is the Lead for Intrathecal chemotherapy in children as well as Lead for red cell disorders in the department of Pediatric Haematology Oncology at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales.
Her other interests include clinical research, undergraduate and postgraduate education and working as an examiner for Cardiff University (undergraduate exams) and Royal College of Pathology (postgraduate Hematology exams). She is an expert member of the Wales Research Ethics Committee 1 which reviews phase 1 & 2 trials in addition to other research projects. She has secured Specialised Services Commissioning to improve services for haemoglobinopathies in Wales to bring them in line with recognized centres in England.
External Speaker, (Britain).
Subject matter: Clinical, diagnosis, conventional treatment and prevention of sickle cell disorders.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Maqrami
Senior Consultant in Pediatric and Neonatal Medicine at the 70th Maternity and Childhood Hospital.
Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs and Head of Medical Laboratory Sciences Department at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ibb University since 2016.
He is lecturer at the Medical Microbiology department at the Faculty of Science and many private universities for medical and health sciences students in the field of immunology, immunohematology, hematology, vaccinology and Clinical Laboratory science courses.
He is lecturer for Master degree students, examiner and supervise. He has 11 research articles and some studies under publication.
Internal Speaker, (Yemen)
Subject matter: Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Test as a Candidate Hemostatic Monitor for Clotting Propensity for Hypertension Patients in Low Income Countries.
Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow at the School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Murad Alahdal finished his Ph.D. in Basic Medicine in 2018 at China Pharmaceutical University and joined the School of Medicine at Zhejiang University for postdoctoral studies in basic and translational medicine research. He was working on immunotherapeutic strategies to treat chronic diseases such as solid tumors and osteoarthritis.
He has received and contributed to several successful grants in China, Guangdong Province, and Shenzhen City.
In 2020, he relocated to Shenzhen Second People’s Hospital at Shenzhen University as a research assistant professor and continued his career and discovered a new function for IDO1 in osteoarthritis disease.
He has registered two patents as the main inventor of new therapeutic methods of osteoarthritis and two patents are still under review, but it was accepted for public release.
Dr. Murad Alahdal published tens of SCI papers in high-prestige indexed journals such as Clinical Immunology, Clinical and Translational Medicine, Frontiers of Immunology, Cancer Science, Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, Bioengineered, Rheumatology, Scientific Reports, Aging and Disease, and other high impact journals publishing at Springer Nature, The Cell, Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc.
In addition to that, he serves as a reviewer reference for many SCI-indexed Journals.
In 2022, he was promoted to research associate professor in Cell Biology and Immunology for his contribution to this field. Recently, he got a postdoctoral research fellow position at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine which is one of the top 15 universities in the world.
He is working on the RNA-driven immunomodulation and immunotherapy of solid tumors.
Therefore an essential shift in his career path took place early on his practical life as he went on to be a laboratory technologist while perusing higher educational degrees.
He supervised two of the largest privet blood bank facilities in Jordan and he was a Manager of the two laboratory departments at king Hussein Cancer Center. He is HCQP certified and was a full time member in KHCC lab QI/safety committee. He conducted many (local
and external) QM training sessions that covered many aspects and principles of modern clinical lab quality management, assurance and control as well as accreditation education. He contributes in tens inspection for laboratories and hospitals with HCAC and CAP in Jordan and neighbor countries also he contributes as voluntary
membership in the Jordanian ASCPi advisory board, his work as a CAP inspectors for the following sections: blood bank, general lab
(QA), hematology, pathology, chemistry & toxicology, immunology,
molecular biology, position him as an expert consultant in
Laboratory Medicine related quality management.
Now he is a manager partner and QM consultant at one of the most active
Jordanian companies dedicated for training and consolations.
External Speaker, (Jordan).
The Jordanian Experience in Applying the Quality System and Obtaining Accreditation in Medical Laboratories.
Antimicrobial resistance (post-microbial age)
Assoc.Pro.Dr.Huda Zaid Al-Shami
PhD. In Laboratory Medicine
Associate professor in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
– Master’s degree in the field of autoimmunity (University of Malaysia Sciences). – Bachelor of Microbiology from Ain Shams University (Egypt). – He worked in the field of medical laboratories at Al-Thawra General Hospital, Sana’a. – He has many scientific researches published in high impact international journals. – He has two books published on websites.
External Speaker, (Netherlands).
Subject matter: Identification of Bioactive Compounds from SUK 25 against MRSA.
Dr. Suleiman Al-Hussam
Ph.D. Specialists in Clinical Laboratories Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratories University of Dhamar 2008
Master’s Degree Clinical Laboratories 2013 State of India
Ph.D. Clinical Laboratories 2020 State of India
Faculty Member, University of Dhamar, Course Teaching in the Department of Laboratories at a Number of Private Universities
Teacher of a number of master’s courses for the Department of Microbiology at El Bayda University, Head of the Department of Laboratories of Taiba Hospital (Private) one of the largest hospitals in Dhamar governorate.
Internal Speaker, (Yemen).
Molecular Epidemiology of metallo beta-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Gujarat state-India.
Complementarity between laboratory medicine and pathology