ASPET has a new Young Scientist representative to the Publications Committee. Dr. Mohamed Ghonim, a proud member of the Young Scientists Committee, is also currently serving as an Executive Committee Member in the ASPET Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology. He succeeds Dr. Joe Jilek on the Publications Committee, who served from 2018 to 2021.
Dr. Ghonim joined LSU Health Sciences Center in 2012 for graduate training. After receiving his PhD in immunology in 2016, he was awarded postdoctoral fellowships from both the American Society of Immunology (AAI) in 2017 and the American Heart Association (AHA) in 2019. Dr. Ghonim is a research scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and an adjunct assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. He has been an ASPET member since 2012 and is a member of the Divisions for Drug Discovery and Development, Cancer Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Molecular Pharmacology, Pharmacology Education, Toxicology, and Translational and Clinical Pharmacology.