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Autism Awareness – Guest Lecture

Student were invited to attend a guest lecture to learn more about Autism from Mrs. Maha Helali, Founder of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Chairman of the Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs.

World Autism Awareness Day

NGU Students and Faculty members pledged to wear Blue for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, 2017.

Mrs. Maha Helali, Founder of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Chairman of the Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs visited NGU on April 5, 2017 where students got to learn more about Autism and how to deal with it correctly.

Cairo Model World Health Organization (CMWHO)

27 NGU students participated in the Cairo Model World Health Organization (CMWHO) entitled “Refugees crisis and its global health implications” that took place early February.  One student quoted “It was a true eye-opener and we reached a resolution that every country should welcome refuges to abolish such a worldwide crisis”.

NGU students standing here with Dr. Lamis Ragab, NGU’s  Vice President. Throughout the years, Dr. Ragab is not only an academic supervisor to CMWHO, she is a platinum cofounder as well. She has been supporting CMWHO since its very beginning in 2012 and supporting CMWHO by all means, giving the most wise pieces of advice at every time it is needed; opening CMWHO to valuable networks that would have never existed except for her support; and foremost sharing every important moment of CMWHO success story.

White Coat Ceremony

At the NGU’s 1st ever White Coat Ceremony, students pledged their commitment to their professions and to the health of the patients they will serve in the future. In attendance at the ceremony were Dr Sameh Farid, Prof Deborah Gill, President of the Supreme Council of Universities Ashraf Hatem, British Ambassador John Casson, and Dr Lamis Ragab, NGU Vice President. As this first class of Newgiza University students embark on their academic journey, they will forever remember this day, when their familiar lab coat came to symbolise something much more impressive: the care and healing of others

Redox Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Renewal

Students attended the Redox Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Renewal Seminar presented by guest speaker Dr. Hesham Sadek who obtained his medical degree from Ain Sham University in Cairo, Egypt, and his PhD from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed clinical training in Internal Medicine and cardiology at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, and post doctoral-fellowship in cardiac regeneration at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a practicing cardiologist with board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography. Dr.Sadek’s research focuses on mammalian heart regeneration, and the link between metabolism and cell cycle regulation. He is currently an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, and Associate Director of Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he holds the J. Fred Schoellkopf, Jr. Chair in Cardiology. The Sadek laboratory is funded by grants from NIH, AHA, NASA, CPRIT and CRSM.