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Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University

Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University. 11566 Cairo, Egypt

Research Interests

Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery, Transdermal Vaccination


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Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery, Transdermal Vaccination


Dr. Mona Abdel-Mottaleb obtained her B.Sc and Masters degree in Drug Technology from the faculty of Pharmacy in Ain Shams University, Egypt. Later she joined the institute of Pharmaceutical Technology in the university of Bonn where she obtained her PhD in 2011. Mona obtained then several postdoctoral fellowships in France and Germany before she took the position of an associate professor in Ain Shams University in Cairo. Her major area of expertise is the use of nanotechnology for enhanced dermal and transdermal drug delivery. She is a member of various scientific societies such as the American association for the advancement of science (AAAS), the controlled release society (CRS) and is also a 2019 fellow of Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP) and the Future Africa initiative at the university of Pretoria. She recieved various scientific awards including the international publications award from Ain Shams university(2009-2016), The best research in Annual Congress of the European Society for Translational Medicine (2015) and the Egyptian State Encouragement Prize in Medical Sciences from the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt (2018). She is supervising large number of graduate students in collaboration with various research institutes and pharmaceutical companies in Egypt and Europe. Mona is currently focusing on development of improved cancer therapeutic approaches and efficient vaccination in collaboration with a large team of coworkers in Egypt, France and Germany.



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