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Dr. Mahmoud Abdelsalam

Symposium Chair

Mahmoud Abdelsalam, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Dr. Abdelsalam joined the Moncton Hospital in September 2012 as a Medical Oncologist and has been the Head of the Hematology/Oncology Division since early 2017.

Dr. Abdelsalam was born in Cairo in 1966. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University in 1990 and received his Master’s degree in Clinical Oncology in 1995 and completed his MD/PhD in 2000. During the period 1990-present, Mahmoud has been appointed in different positions in the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University.
He completed a residency period of Clinical Oncology between September 1993 – September 1995. Since completing his PhD in 2000, he has been a faculty member in Kasr Al Eini Cancer Center, Cairo University, and currently a Professor of Clinical Oncology (June 2011-Present). In 2002, Mahmoud was awarded a Diploma in Cancer prevention from the NCI, Bethesda, Maryland, USA in addition to conducting a training period at the Navy Hospital in Cancer Vaccination. He has conducted more than one period of training; this includes MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA, Princess Margaret Hospital (neuro-oncology) and St. Michael’s Hospital in Canada.

Dr. Abdelsalam has successfully published more than 50 full manuscripts which include 25 manuscripts published in highly ranked international journals. His area of interest in research at the present time is lung, GU, and melanoma.