Professor Hatem El-Shanti graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine and trained in Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics and Cytogenetics at the University of Iowa and Indiana University. He has over 100 published manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, several book chapters, has served as a speaker at international conferences, and has received multiple international awards and research grant support.
Professor El-Shanti has an interest in clinical pediatrics and clinical genetics and the study of birth defects and genetic disorders, with particular interest in auto-inflammatory disorders. He has a track record in genetic research that aims at the identification of genes responsible for human genetic disorders in an attempt to identify mechanisms and biologic pathways underlying physiologic and developmental processes. He is a member of multiple national, regional and international academic societies.