Ayman A. El-Badry, M.B.B.Ch., M.Sc., M.D
Professor of Medical Parasitology and lab consultant (King Fahad hospital of the university), college of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (Previously Dammam University), Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
He worked as university staff member for ~20 years in Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. And he worked in field of diagnaosis of human parasites and was the head of diagnostic and research unit of parasitic diseases (DRUP), Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University for >5 years.
Prof. Ayman has ~100 scientific papers and research projects (funded) either published or presented.
His research interests are Clinical & Diagnostic (Conventional, Immuno and molecular) Parasitology, Molecular parasitology, parasite bioinformatics, Novel therapeutics of Parasitic Diseases and vector & vector borne diseases. His research is primarily focused on genotypic variance analysis of human parasites that have great impact on human health using molecular techniques and bioinformatics in addition to microscopy and immunodiagnostics.
He worked in different European labs and with great scientists in field of molecular parasitology and to make and collaborate will a network in-between his lab and international labs at the same time collaborated with tropical endemic countries.
His experience enabled him develop, independent research programs and he was the founder and the head of Lab of Molecular Medical Parasitology (LMMP) for >3years.
Over 20 years, he has been teaching undergraduate & postgraduate medical students, nationally and internationally (Medical Parasitology, Clinical & Diagnostic Parasitology, Immuno-parasitology & Molecular Parasitology, Parasite [Protozoa & Helminth] Ultrastructure, Microscopy & Medical Terminology Subjects & courses) and supervised many post-graduate students' theses.
His academic interests are in medical education, developing effective teaching pedagogy, curriculum & course design and methods of evaluation. His pedagogical style strives to combine a variety of approaches, using blended learning and horizontal & vertical integrated learning, in order to keep students engaged, and develop students’ problem solving skills. He strives to integrate as much hands on applied science opportunities as possible.
His policy to involve students as much as possible in research. He is committed to making sure that He remains accessible for all his students, by providing sufficient open office/lab hours for students to consult hem and discuss any questions/areas of interest they might have.
Member of Scientific committee, Scientific Societies, Scientific Conferences.
Associate Editor in national and international journals.