Dementia and Motor neuron disease (MND) are among the most common neurodegenerative disorders in Egypt, affecting people in the middle of their active life.
Work led by Dr Sherif El-Khamisy, Director of the Center of Genomics at Zewail City & Chair of Molecular Medicine at the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the University of Sussex, University of Newcastle and St Jude hospital in the US unravels the mystery of DNA attacks in cells’ powerhouse - the mitochondria - providing novel avenues to tackle neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.
Dr. Muhammed Amin, Assistant Professor at the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials in Zewail City of Science and Technology with a team of researchers from different research labs has published a scientific paper in Nature Methods in the field of x-ray free-electron lasers.
In an interdisciplinary initiative led by Prof. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Joint Director of the Center for Materials Science (CMS) in collaboration with the Center for Nanotechnology (CNT) at Zewail City for Science and Technology, researchers developed a promisingrapid, and highly efficient electrochemical biosensor mainly used for quantitative analysis of glucose concentration in patients’ blood samples.
Researchers used gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and HCV's specific genomic signature
The researchers discovered that a specific modification in a protein called histone that wraps the DNA made repair much faster in cancer cells, which resulted in therapy resistance.
A novel pathway to immobilize gold (Au) nanoparticles within microporous organic polymers
A Novel Way to Construct Graphene-porous Organic Polymer Composite for Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2
Researchers combined graphene and POP for application in the electrocatalytic conversion of CO2
Researchers encapsulated Silymarin in nano-sized particles
Zewail City: Innovative Porous Polymers for Photochemical Catalytic Applications in Energy and Environment
Development of novel pathway to construct platform solids for applications in photochemical heterogeneous catalysis.
Novel therapeutic nano-formulation with potential for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
An Inhibitor Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease May Hold Promise in Suppressing Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity
In a new research paper, a group of Zewail City researchers investigate new inhibitors that could suppress the doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity.
A team of Zewail City researchers, led by Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, professor of nanomaterials and joint director of the Center for Materials Science, developed a new kind of nanoparticles-in-nanofibers wound dressing that could deliver drugs and confer healing in a single-dose.
Zewail City’s researchers identify a compound commonly used in perfume manufacturing as a novel DNA repair inhibitor
Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy has been admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.