Yehia Saleh Ahmed Mohamed
  • Yehia Saleh Ahmed Mohamed

  • Associate Professor
  • Ext: 5337

Dr. Yehia is an associate professor of Immunology, he gained his undergraduate degree from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. His PhD was awarded in the Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, College of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Leicester University, UK (a 236-ranked university worldwide as per the QS report 2022). His teaching journey had many destinations in different regions including the Middle East, Europe, and North America, during which he was focusing on subject-related curriculum developing, course coordinating, student counseling, and community servicing. Dr. Yehia has a variety of research interests, including immunotherapeutic management of malignant tumors, especially hematologic malignancies, vaccine development for chronic viral infections, and immunomodulatory effect of the newly introduced therapeutic medications.

Education
  • Postdoctoral fellowship; molecular HIV-1 vaccine clinical trials, Jenner Institute, Oxford University, UK. 2017
  • PhD; Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, at Leicester University, UK, 2012
  • B. Pharm; Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, 2000
Experience
  • College of Medicine, Ajman University, Associate Professor, Sep 2020 - present
  • Western University, London-Ontario, Visiting Research Scholar, 2019- 2020
  • Jenner Institute, Oxford University, UK, Immunology Research Scientist, 2017- 2019
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, IAU, Saudi Arabia, Assistant Professor, 2012 – 2017
Teaching Area
  • Basic Medical Immunology
  • Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology
  • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Research
  • Cellular and adoptive immunotherapy of malignant tumors
  • Immunologic evaluation of molecular vaccine candidates for chronic viral infections
  • The immunomodulatory profiling of newly approved therapeutic agents
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • The 4th European Conference on Vaccines and Immunology- Oct 04-05, 2021- London- UK. Presentation title: “Specificity of CD8+ T-Cell Responses to HIV-1 Vaccines, Lessons for Covid-19“
  • Immunology Research Focus Group (IRFG) virtual meeting- NIH-affiliated MENA region, oral presentation entitled: Understanding immune responses to improve vaccine design. March 9, 2021
  • BSI Congress 2019, ACC Liverpool, UK, Dec 2-5, 2019. Presentation title: Mapping of HIV-1 CD8 T-cell epitopes in East African recipients of conserved-region T-cell vaccines.
  • GCCMID2018, Gulf Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Conrad Hotel Dubai, UAE, Nov 7-10th 2018, Poster presentation entitled “Innovative HIV-1-specific CD8 T-cell epitopes revealed in human recipients of conserved-proteome T-cell vaccine”.
  • European Oncology Convention, ExCeL, London, UK, June 5-6th 2018. Attendee and workshops participant. ▪ BSI- Oxford Immunology Symposium, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, 16-17th April 2018, Attendee and workshop participant.
  • Pharma middle east conference, Dubai, UAE, Nov 2nd-4th, 2015, poster presentation entitled: Tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes; a candidate for adoptive immunotherapy of hematological malignancies.
  • CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR Inaugural International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference, Translating Science into Survival, Sheraton, Times Square Hotel, New York, USA, September 16-19, 2015. Participation and poster presentation entitled: Immortalized HMy2/solid tumor hybridomas induce two different tumor antigen-specific T cell clones in vitro.
  • The University of Dammam Annual Scientific Research Update: The Medical and Biomedical research 2015; Conference hall, Dammam, KSA, April 5-7th 2015.
  • Third international conference on quality assurance in postsecondary education, Sheraton Dammam Hotel, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, April 27-29th 2013
  • Leicester University Postgraduate Research Festival, Leicester, UK, 16th June 2011. ▪ International Conference on “Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer” (PIVAC-10) held in St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK, 27–30th September 2010. Participation and poster presentation
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Medical Laboratory Professional's Association of Ontario (MLPAO), Canada. Member (Jul 2020- present).
  • Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS). Member (Jul 2020- present)
  • The Egyptian MoHP, Licensed Medical Laboratory Specialist (Mar 2020- present)
  • Oxford University's Macrophage/ Neutrophil Research club, Member (Oct 2017- present)
  • The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), member (2015- 2016)
  • The British Society for Immunology (BSI), member (Jun 2008 - present)
  • The Egyptian Pharmacists Syndicate (EPS), active member (2000- present)