Prof. Mohamed El Kassas (EGYPT)
Professor El Kassas is associate professor and chief of Endemic Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology at the Faculty of Medicine, Helwan University, Egypt and president of the Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH).
As founder and director of the Clinical Research Center, director of the Research Support Centre and chancellor of Scientific Research at Helwan University, he is also a member of the Specialized Scientific Council for Medical Research, ASRT. Moreover, he is currently appointed as the regional council member of International Association for Study of Liver (IASL) and member of The Global NASH Council.
Prof. El Kassas has more than 80 articles published in indexed peer reviewed journals with a current H-index of 18. In addition to his interest in publications and peer review process, he is currently a reviewer in more than 40 hepatology and gastroenterology journals and is appointed as an editorial board member in many international journals.
Prof. El Kassas had clinical and research training internships in Kyoto University (Japan), Pasteur Institute and l'hopital Tinon (France), Rotterdam University Hospital (Netherlands), University of Calgary (Canada) and Fresno Medical Center (California, USA). In the field of hepatology, Prof. El Kassas is experienced in various areas with focus on viral hepatitis, NAFLD and hepatocellular carcinoma. The professor is serving currently as a member of the Egyptian National Committee for Control of Viral Hepatitis in Egypt, and the supervisor of New Cairo Viral Hepatitis Treatment Center, collaborating with many international groups and organizations to eliminate hepatitis.
- Associate professor and head of the department of Endemic Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Helwan University, Cairo
- Vice assistant manager of National Hepatology and tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
- President of the Egyptian Association for Research & Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH)
The main research areas include hepatocellular carcinoma, viral hepatitis, infectious diseases and gastroenterology. Further skills comprise liver Immunology, biomarkers, virology, liver transplantation, Hepatitis (C), interferon, liver biopsy, viral load and Ribavirin.
The role of gut microbiota in liver cancer