Dr. Mamoun Ahram is a cancer biologist with expertise in the following areas: cell biology, molecular biology and genetics, protein biochemistry, signaling, enzymology, proteases, proteomics, biospecimen research, and biobanking. The main cancers of knowledge include those of the prostate, esophagus, and breast. His current research interests include androgen-regulated alteration of breast cancer at the cellular and molecular levels and genetics of multiple sclerosis. Dr. Ahram has published 17 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 8 review papers, and 4 book chapters. He has also reviewed several manuscripts form peer-reviewed journals of multiple disciplines. He has been invited to present his work at numerous international conferences and institutions and has also participated in the organization of a number of meetings. He is a member of a number of international societies and a recipient of international awards, scholarships, and fellowships. Dr. Ahram is a recommended guest as an expert at international TV news programs. Dr. Ahram is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. He has worked previously as Director of Biorepository Research and Head of Proteomics and Biospecimen Research at the King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer (KHIBC). In addition to holding an academic position, he was also appointed as Assistant Dean at the Faculty of Medicine, Mutah University, Mutah, Jordan. Dr. Ahram received his research training at the National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, MD, USA) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richalnd, WA, USA). He attained his doctoral degree from the Faculty of Medicine, Wayne State University (Detroit, MI, USA).
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012