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Prof. Dr. Hassan Azzazy


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsToxicology and Occupational Medicine, Clinical Chemistry,Biochemistry
Keywordsin vitro diagnostics, biosensors, drug nanocarriers, nanofibrous wound dressing, optical chemosensors

Current contact address

CityNew Cairio
InstitutionThe American University in Cairo
InstituteSchool of Sciences and Engineering Department of Biology

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Jürgen PoppLeibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien e.V., Jena
Start of initial sponsorship01/11/2021


2021Georg Forster Research Award Programme

Nominator's project description

Prof. Azzazy is an internationally renowned clinical biochemist. His major scientific achievements in the field of clinical laboratory medicine include translating research results into low-cost and portable in vitro diagnostics and biosensors for detection of disease biomarkers and environmental pollutants in low-resource settings. In Germany, he will focus on the development of biosensors and other diagnostic prototypes for the detection of selected disease biomarkers.