Institute of Graduate Studies and Research


On behalf of the President of Alexandria University, Dr. Essam El Kurdy, Dr. Hisham Gaber, the Vice President for Education and Student Affairs inaugurated the third meeting of the National Cancer Research Network ECRN. The event was attended the presidents of (South Valley - Zagazig - Menoufia – Sohag - Fayoum - Minya - Beni Suef) Universities, the Universities Deputies, Dr. Emad Hegazi, the Executive Director of Science and Technology Development Fund and Dr. Noha Awad; the executive director of AU Center for Cancer Research.

Dr. Gaber praised this meeting and thanked the efforts of Egyptian National Cancer Research Network ECRN. this meeting aims at encouraging scientific cooperation between the Egyptian universities and activating the utilization of research outputs in the field of cancer research and maximizing the returns on the national economy from research investments.

Dr. Gaber declared that the meeting witnessed inclusion of new Egyptian universities to the National Cancer Research Network  so the total number will be 20.

The meeting included many discussion session about cancer in participation with Oncology Institute and Scientific Research Professors.