Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Director of the Drug Design and Discovery lab
Education: Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Organic Chemistry from Georgia State University, U.S.
Research Areas: Computer-aided drug design, molecular modeling, medicinal chemistry, drug discovery.
Research Interests: Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of small molecules with diagnostic and therapeutic capacity. Using computer-aided molecular modeling techniques to understand the behavior of molecular targets upon binding interactions with ligands.
Keywords: Drug design, molecular modeling, medicinal chemistry, small molecules, diagnostics, therapeutics.
1) Title: Design and Synthesis of BET Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents. Project No. 5, Egypt -France Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program “IMHOTEP”, Cairo, Egypt.
2) Title: Alzheimer’s disease: design, synthesis and biological efficacy screening of new potential therapeutic entities for an old disease, Project No. ASRT 4, Jesor, Cairo, Egypt.
3) Title: Structural studies on Riboswitches as potential drug targets, Project No. ASRT 14, Jesor, Cairo, Egypt.