Who Is She


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Professor of Immunology and Microbiology
Nabila El-Sheikh

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Al-Azhar University
Faculty of Medicine for Girls
Yousef Abbas Street, Nasr City, Zone 6
+2 02 2401 1306


Diploma, Total Quality Management of Health Care Reform, The American University in Cairo, 2007
PhD, Immunology, London University, 1977
BA in Medicine, Cairo University, 1970



Work history

Professor of Immunology/Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, 1988-Present
Program Coordinator, Capacity Building of Young Researchers, Ministry of Higher Education & State Ministry of Scientific Research, 2008-Present
Dean, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, 2005-2007
Director of the Molecular Immunology Unit for Infectious Diseases, Al-Azhar University, 1998-Present
Textbook of Tropical Surgery: Edited by Prof. Refaat Kamel and Prof. John Lumley, Published by Westminster Publishing group, UK, 2004.
Textbook of “Immunology at Health and Disease, 2002”; Edited by Nabila El-Sheikh. Medical Design Pub Ltd.
Abdel-Ghaffar AB, Moselhy SS, Shaheen HI, Borai IH, Anderson P and El-Sheikh N; 2007. ESAT-6 as a Potential Subunit Candidate Vaccine for Tuberculosis in Egypt. Molecular Diagnosis and Vaccines; 5: 55-66.


Established the molecular immunology research unit at Al-Azhar University
Pioneered national and international partnerships to improve healthcare education and delivery at several facilities around Egypt