Dr. Elghandour Ashraf

Dr. Elghandour Ashraf

Head of Hematology Unit

Alexandria University
Alexandria, Egypt

plus Speciality

HAEMATOLOGY

Biography:

Qualifications

1. MBBCH: Graduate institution: Faculty of Medicine Alexandria Un Year 1986 Honour Degree
2. MS Clinical Hematology: Graduate institution: Faculty of Medicine Alexandria Un
Year 1991; Major Thesis clinical and laboratory studies of hemoglobinopathy
3. MD Clinical Hematology: Graduate institution: Faculty of Medicine Alexandria Un Year 1997; Major Thesis Interferon as biologic response modifiers in HCC

Academic positions:

Positions:

1. Head of Hematology Unit, Alexandria University
2. General Director of Internal Medicine Department
3. Medical director of Hematology Unit
4. Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit Alexandria University
5. Member of Infection control committee- Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
6. Director of training teaching program for House Officer and Internal Medicine
7. Regional Advisor for Egyptian Hemophilia Society, Alexandria
8. Supervisor of clinical pharmacy unit - Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
9. Member of the organizing committee of annual Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

Honors

1. Best Hematology research award for Alexandria University 2000

Appointments

1. From 1987 to 1988 House-officer
2. From 1988 to1991 resident of Internal Medicine
3. From 1991 to1997 Assistant lecturer of Clinical Hematology
4. From 1997 to 2002 lecturer of Clinical Hematology
5. From 2002 to 2007 assistant professor of Clinical Hematology
6. From 2007- Professor of Clinical Hematology

Clinical Trials Experience

1. Involved in many Multi-Centre International trials as PI.

Teaching Experience

1. From 1991 till now as a member of Internal Medicine Department
2. 1991- now Lectures in different conferences

Consulting Positions

1. Hematology consultant for Health Insurance Organization- North Egypt

Memberships

1. European Hematology Association
2. European Society of Medical Oncology
3. Egyptian Society of Hematology
4. Egyptian Hemato-Oncology Group
5. Alexandria Medical Society (elected board member)

Research interests:

Haematology

Haemato-oncology

Any other information:

Publications

1. Bcl-2, P53, S Phase Fraction, Cd95 And Drug Resistance In Refractory NHL. The Egyptian journal of hematology , vol. (26) no (1) January, 2001 / 25th European Society For Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 13-17 October 2000, Annals Of Oncology Vol. 11, Supplement 4, 2000 / On Internet at Blood line -the online hematology resource - www.bloodline.net.
2. Bone Marrow Angiogenesis In Patients With Hematological Malignancies: Role Of VEGF. Journal of The Egyptian National Cancer Institute, vol. (12), No. (2) June 2000 / IV International Conference, The Mediterranean Society of Tumor Markers Oncology, 22-24 July 2000, London,
UK / 7th Congress of The European Hematology Association, 6-9 June 2002, Florence, Italy
3. Femoral Magnetic Resonance in Detection of Bone Marrow Infiltration After Treatment in Patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The Egyptian Journal Of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Vol XXXII, No 4, December 2001/American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 37 Meeting, May 12-15, 2001, San Francisco, California, USA.
4. Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction following external cranial irradiation. Journal Of The Egyptian National Cancer Institute, Vol. 13, No 1, March 2001/ 11th European Cancer Conference (ECCO 11), Lisbon, Portugal, 21-25 October 2001, European Journal Of Cancer, Vol. 37 Supplement 6 October 2001
5. The Effect Of Stimulation Of Natural Killer Cells On The Anaemia Of Cancer. The Egyptian Journal of Hematology , Vol. (26) No (4) September, 2001 (Supplement) / 7th Congress of The European Hematology Association, 6-9 June 2002, Florence, Italy.
6. Study of the role of hepatitis C virus in overt B-cell Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Egyptian Journal of Medical Microbiology , April 2001 , Vol. 10 No 2, 309 / 11th European Cancer Conference (ECCO 11), Lisbon, Portugal, 21-25 October 2001, European Journal Of Cancer, Vol. 37 Supplement 6 October 2001 / 9th United European Gastroentrology Week, Amsterdam, Holland, 6-10 October 2001.
7. Study Of Platelet Activation With Anti Cd41, Cd 61 Monoclonal Antibodies And Platelet Size In Cases Of Recent Myocardial Infarction Compared With Stable Angina And Normal Controls. Bull. Egypt. Soc. Phyiol. Sci., 21 (1) 2001 / The Mediterranean Symposium on Thrombosis and
Haemostasis, March 2-3, 2000, Alexandria, Egypt.
8. Level Of Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor In Breast Cancer Patients. Bulletin of high Institute of public Health Vol. 29 No 4, 1999 / The Fourth International Alexandria Oncology Conference & ESO Educational Course, Alexandria - Egypt 1-3 November 2000.
9. Expression of apoptotic inhibitors Survivin and Aven in cases of acute myeloid leukaemia. Molecular Diagnosis And Vaccines Vol (4) 2006
10. Glutathione S-Transferase T1, M1 genetic polymorphisms in cases of acute leukaemia. The Egyptian Journal of Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Vol: 24 special Issue April,2006 / Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, USA
11. Expression of CD 117 Antigen (C-Kit) in multiple myeloma patients and its clinical value in correlation with other prognostic factors. Bulletin of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Vol: 43, no 1, 2007
12. High Resolution Banding technique in detection of minimal residual disease. Journal of the Medical Research Institute Vol 24, No 2, 2003 / Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings vol 23 N0 16S part 1 page 618s
13. Human heart-type fatty acid-binding protein as an early diagnostic marker of doxorubicin cardiac toxicity. Hematology reviews April 2009. The Journal of Egyptian the Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Vol No 2007 / 12th Congress of The European Hematology Association, 7-10 June 2007, Vienna, Austria / 14th European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14),
Barcelona, Spain, 23-27 September 2007
14. Prevalence of FLT3 internal Tandum duplication in Cases of adult acute myelogenous leukaemia. The Egyptian Journal of Laboratory Medicine March 2006
15. Phenotyping and molecular detection of TEM and SHV ?-Lactamases produced by organisms of the family Enterobacteriaceae; Study on blood culture clinical isolates from intensive care unit. Egyptian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2007 Vol 16, no 2
16. Low dose thalidomide as maintenance in multiple myeloma. Bulletin of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Vol: 43, no 2, 2007 / 12th Congress of The European Hematology Association, 7-10 June 2007, Vienna, Austria/ 14th European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14), Barcelona, Spain, 23-27 September
17. Persistent venous ulcer following perforator ligation: role of cutaneous vasculitis. Bulletin of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Vol: 42, No 2, 20062007
18. Evaluation Of Platelets Concentration As A Local Hemostatic Following Dental Extraction In Liver Disease Patients. XXth Regional Congress of the International Society Blood Transfusion ISBT, Nagoya, Japan Abstr. no.: 320
19. Evaluation of blood banked fibrin glue – versus platelet glue as local haemostatic agents in acute leukemic patients following dental extraction. XXXIst International Congress of the International Society Blood Transfusion (ISBT), Berlin, Germany June 26th to July 1st, 2010.
20. prevalence of human t. cell leukemia virus (HTLV-1) in acute lymphatic leukemia & lymphomas in Alexandria. Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Journal Vol 45 No 4 (2009).
21. Prevalence Of Human T. Cell Leukemia Virus (Htlv-I) In Acute Lymphatic Leukemia & Lymphomas In Alexandria. Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Journal Volume 45 (2009), Vol 45, No 4 (2009).
22. Role of hypomethylating agents in MDS: A clinical application. The 7th International Conference of The Egyptian Society of Hematology & Research 13– 14 October, 2010 Cairo, Egypt (oral presentation)
23. Update on a Phase III Study of Panobinostat with Bortezomib and Dexamethasone in Patients with Relapsed Multiple Myeloma: PANORAMA Jesús F. San-Miguel, Vânia Tietsche de Moraes Hungria, Sung-Soo Yoon, Wieslaw Wiktor-Jedrzejczak, Ashraf Elghandour, Noppadol Siritanaratkul, Meletios Athanasios Dimopoulos, Paolo Corradini, Thanyaphong Na Nakorn, Tatiana Shelekhova, Andreas Günther, Kwee Yong, Robert Schlossman, Monika Wroclawska-Swacha, Hans-Jochen Weber, Priscille Bourquelot, Jian Hou, Hermann Einsele, Jae Hoon Lee, Philippe Moreau, Sagar Lonial, and Paul G. Richardson. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2011; 118: 3976. (oral presentation)
24. The study of different chromosomal aberrations, CD38 and ZAP-70 in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients. Hassab AH, Elbordiny MM, Elghandour AH, Sorour AF, Swelem RS. Egypt J Immunol. 2011;18(2):77-93.

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