Magy Abdelwahab is a Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric hematology (expert in disorders of bleeding and thrombosis) at Cairo University Pediatric Hospital, the biggest tertiary Pediatric Hospital in Egypt and one of the biggest in the Middle East. She is an expert in Gaucher disease (especially nGD) and senior consultant of Gaucher disease clinic. She qualified in Medicine, did her MSc and PhD in Pediatrics at Cairo University. She trained in Egypt and the UK in Pediatrics, Pediatric hematology and Neurology, LSD unit Royal Free hospital, London and worked in Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland. She is managing a big diverse cohort of more than 100 patients and is an active participating member of the Egyptian American Gaucher disease committee, member of International Working Group of Gaucher Disease (IWGGD) and of SAC( Scientific Advisory Committee) of IGA( International Gaucher Alliance. She made new observations regarding neurological and non-neurological manifestations of type 3 Gaucher disease and is involved in several research projects. She is an invited guest speaker in many international meetings and conferences. She participated in writing and reviewing Gaucher disease booklets mainly addressing type 3 GD. Her last publications are entitled Throwing a spotlight on under-recognized manifestations of Gaucher disease: Pulmonary involvement, lymphadenopathy and Gaucheroma and “Investigation of a dysmorphic facial phenotype in patients with Gaucher disease types 2 and 3.
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