Dr. Aisha Elaimi

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Dr. Aisha Elaimi

Center of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Dr Aisha Hassan Elaimi obtained a doctoral degree in Reproductive Genetics from the department of Biomedical Science, Institute for Women’s Health, University College London, UK. She has enrolled in this highly competitive program in February 2009. During this time she has witnessed exceptional career development and made extraordinary strides. Apart from her mainstream research involving handling of embryos she also established a research laboratory for embryo culture at UCL centre of PG&D. She participated in CPA accreditation of UCL Centre for PG&D.

Through her ground breaking research, she authored two publications in world class journals that have gained her international recognition by global medical discovery. She has presented her work at several international conferences of repute that have earned her many distinctions including 2nd and 3rd place best poster presentation awards by the Institute for Woman’s Health at UCL in 2010 and 2012 respectively.Ms. Aisha began her dynamic career after graduating from the department of Biochemistry, faculty of Science at King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2003 with high honors. She later earned her MSc with distinction at KAU and Diagnostic Genomic Medicine Unit (DGMU), where she stepped into the world of Cytogenetics and Genomics. She successfully established and validated diagnostic multiplex PCR for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

In 2007, she was appointed as Cytogenetic laboratory supervisor in (DGMU) where she participated in the preparation of the College of American Pathology (CAP) accreditation of the Cytogenetic laboratory. Later she was appointed as first demonstrator at CEGMR in 2008. She has extraordinary potential in teaching, training and creativeness where she has not only introduced optimum lab solutions but also supervised several MSc students. Apart of being a member of several world renowned societies such as ESHRE her exceptional contributions have been recognized by the Royal Saudi Embassy in UK that has awarded her on several occasions in 2010, 2011.

However, in Oct 2012 she was selected as one of the most distinguished Saudi students at an award hosting ceremony held at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, by HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Nawaf Al Saud, Saudi Ambassador to the UK and Saudi Consullor; Dr. Faisal Abal Khail.

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10/5/2021 2:38:21 PM