Gruppo guidato da Stefania Raimondo (facente funzioni di Stefano Geuna, Rettore UniTo)
Date/Place of Birth: April 22, 1991 / Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Marital Status: Single.
BSc. Degree of Molecular Biology (Major) and Biotechnology(Minor), Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, CGPA: 3.53 out of 4. (Excellent with honour). Degree obtained 2012.
M.Sc. Degree of the “Euro-Mediterranean Master in Neuroscience and Biotechnology”, an international program in the framework of the Tempus510935-2010-FR-JPCR coordinated by the University of Bordeaux, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, CGPA: 3.199 out of 4. Degree obtained 2015.
PhD student in the University of Turin, Italy, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Scuola di Dottorato in Scienze della Vita e della Salute - Ciclo XXXII (current PhD student, 4th year)
Research Topic: Study of the role played by different solubleneuregulin1 isoforms in the peripheral nerve regeneration and applying tissue engineering methods to enrich the peripheral nerve regeneration outcome.
Supervisiors: Prof. Isabelle Perroteau& Prof. Giovanna Gambarotta.
11/2015-02/2016 Fellowhip of the World Wide Style Project (WWS), University of Torino (I)
10/2016-10/2020 PhD Scholarship from the University of Torino .
2018 travel grant for attending the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Berlin 2018
01/2014-07/2014 Thesis practical training and writing.
Dept of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino
Supervisors: Prof. Isabelle Perroteau, Prof. Giovanna Gambarotta
Duration: 6 months
11/2015 - 5/2016 Research fellowship by WWS Project .
Dept of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino, Italy
Supervisor: Prof. Giovanna Gambarotta.
Duration: 6 months.
10/2016 - present PhD student in Program of Neuroscience
Dept of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino,Italy
Supervisors: Prof. Giovanna Gambarotta, Prof. Isabelle Perroteau.
2/2019 - 3/2020 One year internship
Dept of Histology, Tissue engineering group, University of Granada, Spain
Supervisor: Prof. VictorCarrielAraya
Cell cultures, cell migration assays, protein extraction, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, RNA extraction, primers design and quantitative real-time PCR analysis, working with rats, sciatic and median nerve exposure and harvesting.
List of publications
B.E.Fornasari, M. El Soury, S. De Marchis, I.Perroteau, S.Geuna and G.Gambarotta . “Neuregulin1 alpha activates migration of neuronal progenitors expressing ErbB4”.Journal of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience77 (2016) 87–94. doi:10. 1016/j.mcn.2016.10.008
El Soury M, Fornasari BE, MoranoM,Grazio E, Ronchi G, IncarnatoD,Giacobini M, Geuna S, Provero P andGambarotta G (2018) Soluble Neuregulin1 Down-Regulates Myelination Genes in Schwann Cells. Front. Mol. Neurosci. 11:157. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00157 .
El Soury M, Gambarotta G. Soluble neuregulin-1 (NRG1): a factor promoting peripheral nerve regeneration by affecting Schwann cell activity immediately after injury. Neural Regen Res. 2019;14(8):1374–1375. doi:10.4103/1673-5374.253516.
Gonçalves NP, Mohseni S, El Soury M, et al. Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Is Independent From Schwann Cell p75NTR Expression. Front Cell Neurosci. 2019;13:235. Published 2019 May 29. doi:10.3389/fncel.2019.00235