Prof. Salem (PhD, 1995) is the Prof. of Immunology at Tanta University, Egypt.Dr. Salem is the Founder and Director of Center of Excellence in Cancer Research, Tanta University, Egypt; Founder, and Chairman of Egyptian Association for Cancer Research. He is among the founding members of the Middle Eastern Association for Cancer Research, Canada. Dr. Salem is the General Supervisor of Delta Development Research Centre, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt; Ex-Director of the Grant, Innovation& Technology Transfer Centre; Member of the Executive Board of Directors, Zewail City, Supervision Board Committee, New Egyptian Community Universities; Scientific Advisor to Galala University and Regional Development Centre, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt. He was Visiting Prof at Medical University of South Carolina, USA.
Dr. Salem obtained his BSc (Zoology) in 1984, his MSc (Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy),in 1989, and PhD (Immunology) in 1995 from Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt. He was appointed as Demonstrator in 1984, Assistant Lecturer in 1989 and Lecturer in1996 at Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University. He obtained a PhD grant from Egypt (Channel System) to study Immunology Department, Kyushu University, Japan from 10/1992-1/1995 and a Japanese Postdoctoral Fellowship at the same department from 10/1997-3/2001. He worked as an Ass. Prof. from 2001-2010 at Surgery Department, Hollings Cancer Centre, Medical University of South Carolina, USA.