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PROGRAMME


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FP7 Health Research

Co-operation between the EU and the Mediterranean Partners


29-30 October 2007
Theodore Bilharz Research Institute (TBRI)
Cairo - Egypt

 

Sunday 28th October 2007:

Arrival of EC/Mediterranean (EU & Non-EU) participants

Monday 29th October 2007:

09:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:45    Opening Session                                   ( Main Hall)

ˇ         Introduction by Ms. Zeinab Elsadr, Health NCP, Egypt

ˇ         Welcome Remarks

-          Prof. Gehan ElFendy

President of Theodore Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt

-          H.E. Dr. Klaus Ebermann

Head of the EC Delegation to Egypt

-          H.E. Prof. Hatem Elgabaly

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population

-          H.E. Prof. Hany Helal

Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

ˇ         The 7th Framework Programme and Opportunities under Health Theme

 Dr. Octavi Quintana Trias, Director, DG Research, Health Directorate

 

10:45 – 11:15    Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:00    Current Status of Health Research in Selected Euro-

                           Mediterranean Countries             (Main Hall)

v     Session Chairman:   Prof. Maged EL-Sherbiny, Assistant to the

Minister of  Scientific Research, Egypt

ˇ        Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Badran, EX- Egyptian Minister of Health, Egypt

Current Status of Health Research in Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Claudio Gradiziano, Bologna University, Italy

Current Status of Health Research in Italy

ˇ        Dr. Mona Hassuneh, University of Jordan, Jordan

Current Status of Health Research in Jordan

ˇ        Mrs. Androutsou Lorena, Regional Health Authority of Thessaly

Current Status of Health Research in Greece

ˇ        Dr. Sonia Abdelhak, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia

Current Status of Health Research in Tunisia

ˇ        Ms. Almundena Gonzalez, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain

Current Status of Health Research in Spain

ˇ         Prof. Jons Hilborn, Uppsala University, Sweden

Current Status of Health Research in Sweden

ˇ        Questions and Answers

13:00 – 14:00    Opportunities for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation

                                                                (Main Hall)

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Hossam Kamel, Vice president of

Cairo University, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Octavi Quintana Trias, Director, DG Research, Health Directorate

 Opportunities for Collaboration under FP7 calls.

ˇ        Prof. Abdelhameed Elzoheiry, RDI Programme Coordinator, Egypt

European Commission Support to Research in the

 Mediterranean Region: the Egyptian Experience

ˇ        Questions and Answers

14:00 – 15:00    Networking Lunch       (Coffee Break Hall)

15:15 – 18:00    Site Visits            

ˇ         VACSERA

ˇ         Theodore Bilharz Research Institute

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Tuesday 30th October 2007

09:00 –11:30     Parallel Sessions     (Halls A, B, C, D, E)

09:00 – 11:30    Pillar 1: Biotechnology, Generic Tools and Medical

                                         Technologies for Human Health       (Hall “A”)

v           Session Chairman: Prof. Nabila El-Sheikh, Faculty of Medicine – Al-

Azhar University, Egypt

v           Session Moderator: Prof. Samya El-Temtamy, National  Research Center,

Egypt

v           Session Raporteurs: Dr. Alice Abdelalim, National Research

Center,Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Nagwa El-Khafif, Theodore Bilharz Research  Institute, Egypt

Speakers:

ˇ        Dr. Jons Hilborn, Uppsala University, Sweden

Biomaterials & Trends

ˇ         Dr. Christian Quaade, Inc. Kytos Biosystems S.A. Spain

 Cell-Based Drug Delivery A new Generation.

ˇ         Dr. Claudio Graziano, Bologna University, Italy

 Array-Comparative Genomic Hybridization in Mental Retardation

ˇ         Dr. Adeeb Al-Zoubi, Philadelphia University, Jordan

 Stem Cell-Based Therapy: A Jordanian Experience

ˇ        Dr. Abdelaziz Eljazouli, Université Hassan II Mohammédia, Morocco

Elaboration And Structural Characterization Of Functional Phosphates

ˇ        Dr. Neamat Kassem, Cairo University, Egypt

Importance of Cord Blood as a Major Source for Stem Cells

ˇ        Dr. Sonia Abdelhak, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia

 Successful extraction of Stem Cells from Cord Blood Samples

 in Cairo University Hospitals    

Investigation of Rare Genetic Diseases in Tunisia

ˇ        Dr. Abd-Elmeguid Ramzy, Cairo University, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Alice Abdelalim, National Research Center, Egypt

Stem Cell Research In the National Research Centre

ˇ        Dr. Mona Marie, Alexandria University, Egypt

ˇ        Prof. Nabila El-Sheikh, Faculty of Medicine –

Al-Azhar University, Egypt

Molecular immunology

 

09:00 – 11:30    Pillar 2: Translating Research for HumanHealth (Hall “B”)

Cancer Working Group    

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Hossam Kamel, Vice President of

Cairo University, Egypt

v     Session Moderator: Prof. Hussein Khaled, National Cancer

Institute, Egypt

v     Session Raporteu: Dr. Inass El-Attar, National Cancer Institute,Egypt

                                          Dr.Amr Radwan , ENSTINET

Speakers:

ˇ        Dr. Brigitte Guillemette, Institut National du Cancer, France

Cancer in France

ˇ        Dr. Hossam Kamel, Cairo University, Egypt

Stem Cell Transplantation in Egypt.

ˇ        Dr. Amal Sami Ibrahim, National Cancer Institute, Egypt

National Cancer Registry of Egypt.

ˇ        Dr. Yulia Matskevich, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Cancer in Lebanon

Bioinformatics

ˇ        Dr. Nada Ghosn, Ministry of Health, Lebanon

ˇ        Dr. Inass El-Attar, National Cancer Institute Egypt.

Cancer and Environment.

ˇ        Dr. Mona Hassuneh, University of Jordan, Jordan

Current Status Of  Health  Realated Research at the University of  Jordan

ˇ        Dr. Ioana Berindan Neagoe, Cancer Institute Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Functional Genomics In Cancer Biology And Therapy –

Collaboration Possibilities   

 

09:00 – 11:30    Pillar 2: Translating Research for Human Health  (Hall “C”)

Chronic Disease Working Group              

                                                                              

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Wahid Doss, National Institute of Hepatology and

Tropical Medicine, Egypt

v     Session Moderator: Prof. Gamal Esmat, Cairo University, Egypt

v     Session Raporteur: Prof. Mohey El-Din El-Weshahy, Theodore Bilharz

Research Institut, Egypt

Speakers:

ˇ        Dr. Wahid Doss, National Institute of Hepatology and Tropical medicine, Egypt

Liver Diseases in Egypt

ˇ        Prof. Dawlat Belal, Faculty of Medicine – CairoUniversity, Egypt

 Glomerulonephritis

ˇ        Prof. Gamal Esmat, Cairo University, Egypt

HCV Research in Egypt

 

09:00 – 11:30    Pillar 2: Translating Research for Human Health (Hall “D”)

Diabetes Working Group

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Moghazy Mahgoub, Ain Shams University, Egypt

v     Session Moderator: Prof. Ibrahim El-Ibrashy, National Institutefor Diabetes

and Endocrinology, Egypt

v     Session Raporteurr: Dr. Mossaad Mohammed Ali, VACSERA, Egypt

 Speakers:

Stem cells utilization in treatment of Diabetes

ˇ        Dr. Mahmoud Mohamed Gabr, Mansoura University, Egypt

Pancreatic Islet Transplantation and Diabetes Research Unit  

ˇ        Dr. Amany Ammar, Ain Shams University, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Soha Abdel-Dayem, National Research Centre, Egypt

Diabetes Research In the National Research Centre

ˇ        Dr. Salah EL-Ghazaly Harb, Cairo University, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Paolo Pozzilli, Universita' Campus Bio-Medico, Italy

 

09:00 – 11:30    Pillar 3: Optimizing the Delivery of Health Care to Citizens

                                                                                                    (Hall “E”)

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Mohsen Makram, General Authority

            of Teaching Hospitals & Institutes, Egypt

v     Session Raporteurr: Dr. Amanne Ismail Faissal, Faculty of 

Medicine – Cairo University, Egypt

Speakers:

ˇ        Prof. AllysonPollock ,University of Edinburgh Medical Quad  Scotland

ˇ        Mrs. Androutsou Lorena, Regional Health Authority of  Thessaly, Greece

Health Care System in Greece

ˇ        Dr. Leonardo Piccinetti, Europe for Business  Ltd, UK

IT in Hospitals

RIBN

ˇ        Dr. Mahmoud Ghoneim, Mansoura University, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Said Rateb, Health Insurance Authority, Egypt 

Health Insurance in Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Mohamed Farouk, Ministry of Health and Population,Egypt

Blood Transfusion in Injury Cases in Egypt

 

11:30 – 12:00    Coffee Break                                  (Coffee Break Hall)

12:00 – 13:30    Working Groups Conclusions and Recommendations

                                                                                             (Main Hall)

v     Session Chairman: Prof. Hossam Kamel, Vice President of

            CairoUniversity, Egypt

ˇ        Prof. Maged Elsherbini, Assistnat to theMinister of Scientific Research, Egypt

ˇ        Dr. Octavi Quintana Trias, Director, DG

Research, Health Directorate

v     Session Moderator: Prof. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, Coordinator, RDI

Programme, Egypt

Biotechnology, Generic Tools and Medical Technologies for Human Health

Working group

ˇ        Cancer Working Group

ˇ        Chronic Diseases Working Group

ˇ        Diabetes Working Group

ˇ        Optimizing the Delivery of Health Care to Citizens

General Discussion

 

13:30 – 14:30    Wrap up and Declaration of the Mediterranean Health 

                          Priorities                                                              (Main Hall)

14:30 – 15:30    Networking Lunch                                 

                                                                                       (Coffee Break Hall)