CERRMA

About CERRMA LAB

Center of Excellence for Research in Regenerative Medicine and its Applications 

 CERRMA provides well equipped labs for research and for medical education programs  in the fields of stem cells, tissue culture, nano medicine and related molecular biology techniques.

Executive Manager:

Pr. Dr. Ghada Mohammed Mourad, Professor of Histology and Cell Biology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine.

Vice Executive Manger:

Dr. Radwa Mehanna, Lecturer of Medical Physiology

Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

 

Applied Research Technologies:

  1.  Stem cells research lab ( broad field and cell line targeted)
  2.  Lab for medical nanotechnology
  3.  Lab for cell and tissue culture
  4.  Molecular biology lab
  5.  Lab for advanced microscopy
  6. Cryo- preservation bank ( in process )
  7.  Lab for sterile experimental research common facilities ( in process )

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Mission of CERRMA Lab :

  • Provide core and advanced lab facilities for applications in tissue culturing, stem cells, nano medicine and molecular biology research
  • Commitment to Research Ethics for regenerative medicine applications.
  • Translational Research ( phase I & II trials)
  • Knowledge transfer in regenerative medicine research applications.

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Vision of CERRMA Lab :

  • National and regional accreditation
  • Leading National Network for Research in Regenerative medicine in collaboration with relevant satellite labs and centers.

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Stem Cells and Tissue Culture  Research  Applications :

  • Basic Stem cells research (isolation from different sources, sorting, culturing, differentiation, characterization, transplantation)
  • Cell line targeted research                                             ( hepatocytes*, hematology*. Cardiac myocytes, insulin producing cells,*, chondrocytes, inner ear stem cells*, nervous tissue*, skin)
  • Nearby Stem Cells Research Plan: ( Cancer stem cells,  IPSCs, establishment cell lines (cryobank), exploration of new suface markers), tissue engineering, encapsulation, spheroids)

Nano Medicine Research Applications:

  • Basic Nano techniques ( metallic + biodegradable NP)
  • Nano medicine & drug delivery
  • Nano medicine in cancer therapy
  • Nearby nano research plan: smart NP

 

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  • Research activities including MS, MD, Scientific papers.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Hands on training.
  • Participation in all Medical Research Center scientific   activities.
Executive Manager
Prof. Dr. Ghada Mohamed Mourad,

Prof. of Histology and Cell Biology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

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Vice Executive Manager
Dr. Radwa Ali Mehanna
Ass.Prof. of Physiology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
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Executive Manager for Nano Medicine Lab
Prof. Dr. Sanaa Hassan Radi,
Prof. of Histology and Cell Biology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
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Vice Executive Manager for Nano Medicine Lab
Dr. Samar El- Ashi 
Lecturer of Pathology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
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Coordinator for Stem Cells Research Lab
Dr. Radwa Ali Mehanna
Ass.Prof. of Physiology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
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Coordinator for Cell and Tissue Culture Lab
Dr. Noha Atteya
Lecturer  of Histology and Cell Biology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
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Coordinator for Molecular Biology Lab: 
Dr. Abeer El-Hadidi

Assist. Prof. of Clinical Pathology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

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Contacts
Prof.Dr. 

Professor of Clinical Pathology –Faculty of Medicine- Alexandria university

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Lecturer Biochemistry- Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

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Location:

Alexandria Faculty of Medicine , Azzarita Campus, 3rd floor of the Academic building over an area of 600 m2

General Lab Specifications and Construction :

GMP standards for clean labs designed and constructed by Innovative Medical Applications IMA

( Switzerland) – Diasoft Africa ( Egypt)

  • EQUIPMENTS :
  • 2 Vertical laminar flow hoods +  Chemical hood
  • Microscopes:  Fluorescence + 2 inverted +  Light  + digital cameras +  software for image analysis
  • Magnet bead stem cells separators (automated robosep + manual easy sep)
  • Automated Tissue dissociator
  • Automated Cell Counter
  • Bio Rad R T PCR
  • Centrifuges ( universal variable speed + refrigerated)
  • -20° & -80 ° refrigerator
  • 2 liquid nitrogen tanks (15 L)
  • 2 CO2 incubators
  • Ordinary lab incubators
  • Semi-auto. microtome for immunohistochemistry
  • Electric balances (2) +  pH meter+ water bath + auto pipettes (4)
  • Laser Confocal microscope
  • Quantitative flowcytometer and cells sorter.