Hani El-Nezami is an Associate Professor of Food Toxicology in the School of Biological Sciences. After El-Nezami obtained his Ph.D. degree in applied and nutritional toxicology from RMIT-University, Melbourne, Australia, he moved to the University of Kuopio, Finland where he established a research program investigating human exposure to food toxins with special focus on mycotoxins in developing countries. The program later extended to investigate dietary approaches to counteract the health hazards associated with exposure to food toxins. In recognition of his research excellence, El-Nezami was awarded the prestigious Academy of Finland Fellowship (2005–2010). In 2008, he joined the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Hong Kong. He holds an adjunct Professor post at the University of Turku (Finland) and Misr University for Science and Technology (Egypt). El-Nezami is the Assistant Coordinator of consortium (9 EU countries plus China and Hong Kong) funded by the European Union aiming at the modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Pharmacology (Predictive Toxicity section) and active Member of the Society of Toxicology (SOT), Finnish Society of Toxicology, Eurotox, and the American Society of Microbiology.
Biography Updated on 8 January 2013