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Maysa Azzeh

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1971
  • Age: 45
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Maysa Azzeh is a pioneer Palestinian woman in medical field, she was born in 1971.

PhD, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 1997-2000, Institute of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Justus Liebig University of Gieβen, Germany Doctoral Thesis: "Functional Analysis of the cRNA promoter of the influenza A virus and the construction of an ambisense transcription system"
Master, Science in Biology ("Diplom-Biologe"), 1993-1997, Major: Microbiology, Minors: Biochemistry and Zoology Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Germany Master thesis: "Comparative analysis of the production of cytokines (TNF- and IL-1) in monocytes (PBMCs) and THP-1 cells following stimulation with Borrelia burgdorferi"
Bachelor, Science examination ("Vordiplom") in General Biology, 1991-1993, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany
Work history: 
Assistant Professor, now, Director, Medical Research Center,Head, Virology Research Laboratory, Al-Quds University, Palestine
Consultant, Central Laboratory, 2010-today, Al-Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem
Honarary office and memberships: 
DFG grant, 2009, “improved prevention of perinatal hepatitis B transmission”
IPSO grant, 2006, “The role of UL97 Kinase in HCMV assembly”


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