Clinical Case Reports, Research & Trials ISSN : 2581-6756
Wael M. Abdel-Rahman

Molecular Pathology

University of Sharjah


Journal Short Name - CCRRT


Dr Wael M Abdel-Rahman (Hassan); MBBCH, MSc (Pathology), PhD (Molecular Pathology) is the coordinator of the MSc/PhD program in Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine and Associate Professor at the College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah. He is also an adjunct Professor at the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland. He is one of the inaugurating researchers of the Sharjah Institute of Medical Research. He is a member of the University Postgraduate Studies Council and Research Ethics Committee and the chair of the College Research Committee and he was the executive chair of the Molecular Medicine Research Domain at the University of Sharjah. He served the University of Sharjah and the community at many other committees.

His PhD work was carried out at Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities, UK (1997-2001), with a focus on molecular genetics of colorectal cancer, during which he identified a novel molecular cytogenetic profile in colorectal cancers. At the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland (2002-2007, then as an adjunct Prof till present), he directed his efforts to the study and diagnosis of familial cancers and contributed to seminal discoveries in this field. Currently, his research at the University of Sharjah aims to understand the resistance of cancer cells to therapy as well as the environmental causes of cancers. His research supports graduate students. He has published a series of landmark research articles and critical reviews on the genetics of colorectal, endometrial and other cancers in leading international journals.


Reasearch Interest

Molecular Pathology

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