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Mohamed Abou-el Enein

Mohamed Abou-el Enein

Associate Professor, Medicine (Oncology), Pediatrics, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences

Mohamed Abou-el-Enein, MD, PhD, MSPH, has joined the Keck School of Medicine as the inaugural Executive Director of the Joint USC/CHLA Cell Therapy Program. He began his post Jan. 4.

Abou-el-Enein will also serve as Director of the new cGMP facility for cell and gene therapy that is under construction in the Norris Research Tower on the Health Sciences Campus, scheduled for completion in 2022.

In these roles, Abou-el-Enein will work closely with institutional leadership to provide vision and to oversee the development of a “one-stop-shop” translational platform that aims to assist investigators in bringing their basic work in cell and gene therapies into clinical testing.

Abou-el-Enein has a primary faculty appointment as associate professor of clinical medicine in the Department of Medicine (oncology), with joint appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. He is also a member of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Cell Therapy Program and cGMP facility are part of a joint venture of the Keck School, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Keck Medicine of USC.

Read more at Keck School of Medicine of USC.