Amal El-Beshlawy

Dr Amal El-Beshlawy

Biography

 She was graduated from Cairo University (with the degree of honor) and where she did all her academic career. She was the founder and president of the Pediatric Hematology Department from 1984 till 2005, Emirate professor and senior consultant till present. She received her training in pediatric hematology and bone marrow transplantation in Necker Hospital Paris, France in 1978-1979. She is the founder and the president of the ” Egyptian Thalassemia Association (ETA)” since 1990. ETA is a member of the Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) in 1992. Prof. El-Beshlawy has been awarded the “Prize of the state for Excellence in Medical Sciences” (mainly thalassemia) in 2002, the Prize of “Cairo University in Medicine” in 2005 and the Priz of “ Distinction in Medicine in 2008”. Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award from UAE for Best Research in 2015. She is a member of the National Committees for Blood Diseases in Pediatrics, for Thalassemia Centers Estalishment and for Blood Diseases Therapeutics Evaluation and Registration by A Ministerial Decree in 2007.

She is the principal supervisor for more than 114 MD & MSc. Thesis mostly on Thalassemia The Principal Investigator (PI)of Twenty Five International Projects mostly on Thalassemia, (iron chelators researches), on Hemophilia and Gaucher Disease. She is a member of the International Steering Committee and Speaker Bureau since 2004 for known International Therapeutic Companies for treatment of thalassemia The Egyptian partner for Three European Commission (EC) Projects for thalassemia” ITHANET, MedGenet & DEEP” form 2006 till present. She has been an invited speaker for more than 80 International Conferences and Workshops on thalassemia (mainly), on Gaucher Disease and Hemophilia.

Prof. El-Beshlawy authored and co-authored more than 120 International publications on thalassemia (mainly) and others on hemophilia and Gaucher disease published in high impact peer reviewed Journals including: New England Journal of Medicine (NEGM) ,Blood , Hematologica and others.

She is a member of: the International Society of Hematology (ISH) since 1988 and its Egyptian consoler from 2004. Secretary of ISH conference in 2002 and President of the conference in 2009.Member of TIF in 1992 and its scientific collaborator since 2002. MEMBER of: The European Hematology Association (EHA) since 1994, The American Society of Hematology(ASH) since 2007. EDITOR: for the “Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics Middle East” from 1998, The World Journal of Medical Science in 2012 and Red Cell Molecules and Diseases Journal in 2014.

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