Amal M. El-Beshlawy C.V

Brief Curriculum Vitae Amal M. El-Beshlawy,  M.D.

Certification (Cairo University)

  • M.B.,B.Ch., (Grade Very Good with the degree of honor)          l967
  • Diploma of Pediatrics                                                                  l970
  • Diploma of General Medicine                                                     l97l
  • M.D. Thesis                                                                                  l973
  • M.D. Pediatrics                                                                            l974

Education And Training

  • Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University,                                       l96l-l967
  • House office, Cairo University Hospital                                     9/67-8/l968
  • Resident in Pediatric Hospital, Cairo University                       5/69-7/7l
  • Training in Necker Hospital Paris Hematology Immunology Bone Marrow Transplant Department (Chef de service Prof. C. Gricelli)                         l2/78 -5/79

 Award And Honor

  • Prize of the State for Excellence In Medical Science for 2002 Academy of Scientific  Research and Technology Egypt Cairo.
  • Prize of Cairo University in Medicine (2005).
  • Medal of Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century (2000). The International biographical Centre of Cambridge, England.
  • Nomination from Cairo University and Unesco In Egypt for L’oreal-Unesco Awards 2006 for Women in Science.
  • Nomination from Cairo University Faculty of Medicine for the Prizes of The Third World Academy of Science (TWAS) 2006.

Major Positions

    Actual position

  1. Professor of Pediatrics, Cairo University from 10/84 till present.
  2. Head of the Pediatric Hematology Department, Cairo University from 8/1989 till 7/2005.
  3. President and founder of the Egyptian Thalassemia Association (ETA) from 1990 till present.
  4. Founder and Vice President of the Egyptian Society of Hematology and Research from 2003 till present.
  5. Founder and President of the Egyptian Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology from 2003 till present.

International Academic And Professional Positions

  1. Editor of the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics Middle East from 1998.
  2. Peer Reviewer of the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ) of the WHO from 1998.
  3. Main investigator and member of the international steering committee of ICL670 (02) in beta-thalassemia patients (Novartis Switzerland 2004-2006) (Lipomed Switzerland 2001)..
  4. Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) Scientific Collaborator (28 August 2000).
  5. International investigator in the European Commission Research Program in Thalassemia (2005).

 Professional Membership Societies

International Societies

1)      The international society of hematology (ISH) l988.

2)      The Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) l992.

3)      The European Hematology Association l994.

4)      The Arab Group of Genetic Red Cell Diseases (Member of the Board since l994).

5)      The European Society of Pediatric Hematology and Immunology (ESPHI) in 1999.

6)      Arab Leaders of Thalassemia 2002.


1)      80 publications in national and international journals in pediatric hematology mainly thalassemia.

2)      Main supervisor on 105 MD and M.Sc. Thesis

Publication And Translation Of Scientific Books

1)   Author in the Pediatric Department Book for the students in the 5th year in the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.

2)   Arabic Translation of The Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) Compliance Book.


  1. Establishment of bone marrow transplantation center (BMT). in the Pediatric Hospital Cairo University in colaberation with with the center of BMT in Rome  Italy, headed By Prof. Lucarelli
  2. Cairo University Pediatric Hematology Center  Upgrading
  3. Member of the National Committee for Thalassemia centers in Egypt.
  4. Member of the National Committee for Iron fortification of flour to combat Iron deficiency anemia in Egypt.