Prof. Dr. Nagwa Elbadry

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri

• Dr. Nagwa El-Badri

Professor and Founding Chair Biomedical Sciences Program Director, Center of Excellence for Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine (CESC), Zewail City of Science and Technology.

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri is the Founding Chair of the Biomedical Sciences Programs at the University of Science and Technology, and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at Zewail City of Science and Technology. She received her medical degree with honors from Cairo University College of Medicine and her Ph.D. degree with distinction from the College of Medicine, University of South Florida, USA. Her postdoctoral training as a Fellow of the American Heart Association was in the field of immune tolerance and bone marrow transplantation. She received research support from the Science and Technology Development Fund, American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health, and several other foundations. She contributed more than 70 publications in the field of stem cell biology and autoimmune disease.

She was the Director of the Undergraduate and Graduate Program of Women’s Health at the University of South Florida, and founded the Medicine and Gender concentration at the College of Medicine, USF. She was awarded 10M EGP to establish the Center of Excellence for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at Zewail City. Dr. Nagwa El-Badri has developed several undergraduate and graduate programs both at Zewail City of Science and Technology and the University of South Florida. She received several awards for her efforts in research and in promoting women in science. She Selected for AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development, USA, and was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

She has mentored more than a hundred of undergraduate and graduate students in the field of stem cell research. Her research interests include adult stem cell biology, and autoimmune diseases. She is a member of the Higher Education Reform Experts for Egypt in the EU, and a member of the Council for Education and Scientific Research Policies. She was recently awarded Exemplary Leader in Management Position at Women in Stem Global Conference, Meera Kaul Foundation.

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