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Arab Genomic Studies
Rabah M. Shawky
Professor, Society of Human Genetics, Medical Genetics Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University, Egypt

Prof. Shawky is a Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics and Head of the Genetics Unit at the Ain Shams University, Egypt. She was responsible for pioneering the construction of the first Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory in the Genetics Unit, and the first Clinic for early intervention program. In her various roles as an academician and a geneticist, Prof. Shawky is the Chief editor of the Egyptian Journal of Human Medical Genetics, Reviewer for the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal and the Egyptian Journal of Pediatrics, Consultant in the National Neonatal Screening Program in Egypt, and a Reference for scientific research projects referred form scientific centers, such as the Academy of Science and Technology in Egypt. In addition, Prof. Shawky has published more than 125 publications in local and international peer-reviewed journals, as well as authored a chapter on Genetics in the Pediatrics book for undergraduate students in Ain-Shams University. In addition to being on the Board of several committees related to Pediatrics and Genetics in Egypt, Prof. Shawky is also the President of the Egyptian Society of Human Genetics, Egyptian Society of Friends of Families of Genetic Diseases, and Egyptian Scientific Society of Human Teratology.