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The course is designed for medical and biomedical graduates who seek to advance either knowledge in the field of Immunology.

The course blends 45 hours of didactic lectures with 18 hours practical training. Through its two modules (Module I: Basic and advanced Immunology and Diagnostic; Module II: Therapeutic Immunological Strategies) and hands-on lab. training, the course introduces participants to clinical practice, advanced research aa well as, provides training in the immunology field.

Additionally, the program covers the latest research approaches in the fields of Immunotherapy and Immunogenetics.

The goal of the program is to build the knowledge of participants about basic and advanced biological concepts as well as innovative diagnostic and therapeutic immunological applications.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend immunosurveillance main mechanisms
  • Understand tumor antigens and escape immunosurveillance strategies
  • Understand immune tolerance and autoimmunity
  • Recognize the physiologic and pathologic consequences of immune activities and the strategies of immunomodulation
  • Acquaint with immune-based therapeutic approaches for malignant, autoimmune & chronic inflammatory diseases
  • Develop the knowledge of cancer immunoediting process

Mohamed Medhat Ali

M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Biomedical Sciences Program Zewail City of Science and Technology Ahmed Zewail road October Gardens, 6th of October City, Giza, Egypt

Asmaa Osama Bakr Seddik

M.B.B.Ch, MSc, MD /PhD, IFBA Consultant-A of Clinical Immunology Head Immunology Unit, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department Faculty of Medicine, Aswan University Head Infection Control Unit, Aswan University Hospital IFBA Certified Professional Global Biorisk Management Trainer

Mervat El Ansary

Prof. of Clinical and Chemical Pathology Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University

Ahmed El-Awady, B.D.S, MSc, PhD.

Head Immunology Research Program; Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Alaa El Haddad, MD.

Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and BMT; Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Nabil M. Ahmed, MD.

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

Hisham AbdelAzim, MD., MSc.

Director of BMT Fellowship Program

Attending physician: Hematology/Oncology and BMT.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, USC, USA