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Dr. Amira Metwally

In Alumni
Monday, April 5, 2021

Dr. Amira Metwally was one of the graduates from the first class of Pharmacy & Biotechnology, the German University in Cairo, 2008.


The academic and research field resembled a great interest for Dr. Amira. Right after graduating from the GUC she decided to pursue her post graduate studies at Germany, starting with Masters at University of Heidelberg and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), followed by Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at Technical University of Munich (TUM) in the field of Nutrition and Immunology and resulted in a not a regular degree but A PhD with distinct (Summa Cum Laude).


Currently Dr. Amira works as Lecturer and Postdoctoral researcher - Chair of Nutrition and Immunology at Technical University of Munich (TUM).  


She has several publications in international high impact journals including:

  • 3 publications in Nature
  • 2 publication in Cell
  • 1 publication in Gut
  • 1 publication in Inflammatory bowel disease
  • 1 publication in the Journal of Immunology

Additionally Dr. Amira successfully presented her work at biggest gastrointestinal meetings in Chicago (2018), San Diego (2019), New Mexico (2019), Colorado (2017), Paris (2018), Barcelona (2017,2018,2019) and Ireland (2018).  In addition, she received Pre-graduate Award from the A*STAR institute in Singapore.



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