Dr. Shahenda Elnaggar, head of research department: the museum delegation was impressed by the Hospital’s labs and the technical expertise
Dr. Sameh Magdeldin, head of the proteomics and metabolomics research program: we discussed the possibility of doing collaborative research work to be more acquainted with the Egyptian civilization
On Wednesday, October 18th, a delegation of researchers from the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization came to Hospital 57357, to visit its children, to learn about the Hospital and discuss the possibility of scientific cooperation.
The delegation was headed by Dr. Maysara Abdullah, Executive Vice president of the museum, Dr. Mina Magdi, analytical chemistry primary scientist, Dr. Sayed Abu Elfadl, the Main Exhibition Director, Ms. Ayat Mahrous, head of artifacts inventory, Dr. Ashraf Mohamed, microbiology lab supervisor, Ms. Mai Saad, physics scientist, and Ms. Samah Elmahdi, bioinformatics scientist.
Dr. Sherif Abouel Naga, the 57357 Group’s CEO & the Hospital’s General Manager welcomed the delegation and Dr. Elnaggar and Dr. Magdeldin accompanied them during their tour in the Hospital’s different sections, where they visited the research labs including the proteomics and metabolomics lab, genetic lab, tumors biology lab, immunity lab and the tissue bank.
The museum researchers also visited the art therapy recreation center to find out how the center with its multiple activities contributes to entertaining patients and developing their skills in drawing, singing, playing music, storytelling, and others.
The Hospital’s research labs and their advanced equipment won the museum delegation’s admiration, revealed Dr. Elnaggar. Dr. Magdelein shared that they discussed with the delegation the possibility of doing collaborative research work, and topics concerning the improvement of the capabilities of the museum labs. They also studied the possibility of conducting research projects using the Hospital’s advanced lab equipment, to be more acquainted with the Egyptian civilization.