Shahinaz Gadalla serves as a Staff Scientist at the Clinical Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute (NCI). She holds an Adjunct Assistant Professor position at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md, USA. Gadalla obtained a medical degree from Ain Shams University, Egypt, followed by M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in epidemiology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She completed her postdoctoral training as a Cancer Prevention Fellow at the NCI. She received several scientific awards including the Intramural Research Award and the Outstanding Paper Award from the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, and a Merit Award from the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, NCI. Her main research interests include identifying populations at high risk of developing cancer, evaluating the role of telomere in human diseases, evaluating cancer prevention strategies, and identifying determinants of cancer outcomes.
Biography Updated on 16 October 2012