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Mamoun Ahram

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  • Country of residence : Jordan
  • Gender : Male
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Mamoun Ahram, Ph.D.
Associate professor
Head of Office of Research
m.ahram@ju.edu.jo
Dr.Ahram@gmail.com
http://eacademic.ju.edu.jo/m.ahram/
ORCI ID: 0000-0003-4457-3604
Researcher ID: D-8497-2015
Department of Physiology and Biochemistry
School of Medicine
The University of Jordan
Amman 11942
Jordan
Tel: (962)-6-535-5000, Ext, 23481
Fax: (962)-6-5355-820
Office of Research, Head
Jordan University Hospital
Amman 11942
Jordan
Tel: (962)-6535-3444 / 535-3666
Fax: (962)-6-5300-820
P. O. Box 4557; Tla’ Al-Ali, 11953 – Jordan
Tel: (962)-6-581-3429 or : (962)-79-556-7779
SUMMARY OF EXPERTISE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Extensive research in diverse fields including cancer and multiple sclerosis
• Research and technological expertise in biobanking, proteomics, cell and molecular biology,
protein biochemistry, and enzymology
• Excellent administrative and management skills
• Exceptional presentation style including at international meetings
• Critique of international grants and research manuscripts submitted to peer-reviewed journals
• Expertise in proposal writing and patent preparation
• Establishment of national and international collaborations
• Exceptional skills in team work, problem solving, and interpersonal communication
SOCIAL MEDIA
LinkedIn: Mamoun-Ahram
ResearchGate: Mamoun_Ahram
Twitter: mamounahram
Facebook: mamoun.ahram
YouTube: mamounahram
SCIENTIFIC MEASURES
Google Scholar (h-index): 17
ISI Web of Knowledge (h-index): 12
Scopus: (h-index): 11
Publish or Perish (h-index): 17
ResearchGate: 29.90
EDUCATION
9/1993-8/1999 Ph.D., Cancer Biology (minor: Pharmacology)
Graduate Program in Cancer Biology
Wayne State University (WSU), Detroit, Michigan
Dissertation: Rac1-induced invasion: intracellular proteolysis of the extracellular matrix
6/1989-5/1993 B.S., Microbiology (minor: Biochemistry), Magna Cum Laude (Great
Honors)
Department of Microbiology
Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Arizona
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS (full-time)
9/2014-current Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry and molecular biology as individual courses or as
integrated modules to medical, dental, and nursing students
• Member of the Research Committee (August 2014-July 2016)
7/2014-current Head, Office of Research
Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
• Organizing, facilitating, and promoting research activities at JUH including
pharmaceutical studies and clinical trials
• Setting up the procedural outlines of conducting research activities
9/2011-8/2014 Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry and molecule biology as individual courses or as
integrative modules to medical, dental, and nursing students
• Head of the Instruments and Laboratories Committee (August 2013-current)
• Departmental representative at the Faculty Council (September, 2012-
current)
• Member of the Conferences Committee (September, 2012-August 2013)
• Departmental secretariat (September, 2012-August 2013)
6/2009-6/2011 Director, National Biorepository Research
Head, Proteomics and Biospecimens Research
King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer
Amman, Jordan
• Laying down infrastructure of a biobank and proteomics laboratory
• Preparing grants, proposals, documentations such as SOPs, policies,
MOUs
• Recruiting and establishing collaborations
• Negotiating with vendors
• Interviewing and hiring
9/2008-6/2009 Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry and molecule biology as individual courses or as
integrative modules to the first three academic years
 9/2007-8/2008 Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean for the Affairs of Basic Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan
• Supervising the first three academic years
• Establishment of a research unit
• Improving educational facility including a teleconference facility
2/2005-8/2007 Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean for Testing Affairs and College Development
Faculty of Medicine
Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan
• Supervising testing and grading process for all academic years
• Co-developing a telemedicine facility
• Co-managing a World Bank grant
• Representing the Faculty in official meetings
• Supervising the establishment of the a new building for the Faculty
• Improving educational facility
5/2002-9/2004 Research scientist
Biological Sciences Division
Battelle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington
8/1999-4/2002 Post-doctoral fellow
Laboratory of Pathology
National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH),
Bethesda, Maryland
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
• Expertise in teaching biochemistry and molecular biology and genetics
9/2014-current Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry and molecule biology as individual courses or as
integrative modules to the medical, dental, and nursing students
9/2011-8/2014 Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry and molecule biology as individual courses or as
integrative modules to the medical, dental, and nursing students
2/2012-5/2012 Part-time lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry to second- and third-year students
9/2011-1/2012 Part-time lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
• Teaching molecular biology and genetics to second-year students
 6/2011-8/2011 Part-time lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Jordan University, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching molecular biology and genetics to second-year students
6/2010-8/2010 Part-time lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Jordan University, Amman, Jordan
• Teaching general biochemistry to first-year students
2/2010-5/2011 Part-time lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry, and molecule biology as integrative modules to
second and third academic years
2/2005-6/2009 Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan
• Teaching biochemistry, and molecule biology as individual courses or
integrative modules to the first three academic years
9/2004-2/2005 Lecturer
Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Philadelphia University, Jarash, Jordan
• Teaching general biology courses to science-oriented students
9/1991-12/1992 Tutor, promoted to Lead Tutor
Educational Support Program, ASU
• Teaching courses of biology, biochemistry, and organic chemistry to college
students in need
RESEARCH TRAINING
I. Post-doctoral:
5/2002-9/2004 Biological Sciences Division, Battelle, Pacific Northwest National
Laboratory, Richland, Washington
• Proteomics, Cell culture, mass spectrometry, immunoassays, and large-scale data analysis
• Isolation of yeast cells expressing specific immunoglobulin Fab fragments by flow cytometry
8/1999-4/2002 Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National
Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland
• Proteomic profiling of prostate and esophageal cancer using human and mouse tissues
• Knowledge in histological techniques and pathological interpretation of prostate and
esophageal cancers
• Development of novel technologies for protein labeling in human tissues
• Negotiation with representatives of a major company for promotion of an aforementioned
technology
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 II. Graduate:
5/1994-8/1999 Program in Cancer Research, WSU School of Medicine
• Elucidation of a mechanism of cell invasion using a plethora of biochemical, cellular,
molecular, and immunofluorescent techniques
• Experience in cell imaging including fixed and live cells by confocal microscopy
• Practical understanding of signal transduction pathways
III. Undergraduate:
1/1992-8/1993 Department of Microbiology, ASU
• DNA isolation and sequencing of a pathogenic bacterial gene
RESEARCH FUNDING
06/2017-current The Role of regulator G protein signaling 2 protein in
dihydrotestosterone-induced epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of
molecular apocrine MDA-MB-453 breast cancer cell line. (Master's thesis).
Deanship of Higher Studies, The University of Jordan. Student: Dana Al-
Safadi. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
06/2017-current Effect of SNAIL2 in inducing dihydrotestosterone-induced epithelialmesenchymal
transition in MDA-MB-453 cells. (Master's thesis). Deanship
of Higher Studies, The University of Jordan. Student: Mohammad Salah. JD
1,500 ($2,100).
07/2017-current Investigating the genotype-phenotype correlation of Familial
Mediterranean Fever among Jordanians and cytokine inflammatory
biomarkers. (Master's thesis). Deanship of Higher Studies, The University of
Jordan. Student: Areen Abdallat. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
07/2017-current Does the androgen hormone, dihydrotestosterone, regulate expression of
metalloprotease 13 in breast cancer T47D cells via microRNA-148a?
(Master's thesis). Deanship of Higher Studies, The University of Jordan.
Student: Nahed Saber. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
09/2017-current The molecular mechanism of the anti-proliferative effect of membrane
androgen receptor on breast MDA-MB-453 cells. (Master's thesis).
Deanship of Higher Studies, The University of Jordan. Student: Taghreed
Hasheesh. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
06/2017-current Development of an enzymatic fluorometric assay for the diagnosis of
Gaucher disease. Deanship of Scientific Research, The University of Jordan,
Students: Saffarini S, Soud S, and Al-Ani R (medical students). JD 500 ($700).
06/2017-current Development of an enzymatic assay for the diagnosis of Biotinidase
deficiency. Deanship of Scientific Research, The University of Jordan,
Students: Adawi M, Dwekat, O, and Zaghloul L (medical students). JD 500
($700).
02/2017-current The Cellular and Molecular Effects of Androgen Receptor Agonist, Cl-
4AS-1 on Breast Cancer Cells. King Abdullah II Fund for Development
 (KAFD), Dana Amer and Deema Masarweh (Bachelor’s students). JD 5,000
($7,000).
10/2015-current Correlation of androgen receptor expression with epithelial-tomesenchymal
transition in breast cancer. Scientific Research Find, Ministry
of Higher Education and Scientific Research, JD 80,300 ($114,700).
8/2015-current Role of androgens in differential profiling of miRNA among breast cancer
subtypes. Scientific Research Find, Ministry of Higher Education and
Scientific Research, JD 94,700 ($135,285).
9/2015-08/2017 DHT regulation of integrin αv expression in breast cancer cells. Deanship
of Scientific Research, The University of Jordan, JD 10,000 ($14,000).
8/2015-06/2017 Role of androgens in miRNA expression in triple negative breast cancer
(Doctoral thesis). Student: Nihad Othman (Advisor: Mamoun Ahram, Hana
Hammad). JD 3,000 ($4,300).
5/2015-8/2016 MicroRNA expression in pediatric anaplastic ependymomas grade III and
normal ependymal cells. King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD),
Justin Amrin and Haya Suradi (medical students). JD 5,500 ($7,850).
5/2015-8/2016 MicroRNA profiling in grade II pediatric ependymomas. King Abdullah II
Fund for Development (KAFD), Mona Makhamreh and sultan Abdelhamee
(medical students). JD 5,500 ($7,850).
3/2015-06/2016 Association of HLA-DRB1*1501 with multiple sclerosis in Jordan. Abdul
Hameed Shoman Fund for Supporting Scientific Research, Students: Ghadeer
Al-Najjar and Ethar Abu Salameh (medical students). JD 8000 ($11,400).
5/2014-06/2016 Association of CLEC16A with multiple sclerosis in Jordan. Deanship of
Scientific Research, The University of Jordan, Students: Hammoudeh H and
Shaar A (medical students). JD 500 ($700).
5/2014-5/2015 Investigation of genetic polymorphisms of the intercellular adhesion –
molecule-1 (ICAM-1) among multiple sclerosis patients in Jordan (Master's
thesis). Deanship of Higher Studies, The Hashemite University. Student:
Baha’ Mustapha. JD 500 ($700).
10/2013-02/2015 The effects of metformin and androgen receptor modulators on breast
cancer cell proliferation and cell cycle progression. Deanship of Scientific
Research, The University of Jordan, Student: Hanin Kayed (medical student).
JD 500 ($700).
8/2013-closed Investigation of CYP24A1, CYP27B1 and 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
association with multiple sclerosis in Jordanian patients (Master's thesis).
Faculty of Higher Studies, The University of Jordan. Student: Mohammad
Shraideh. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
 6/2013-12/2015 The Effect of membrane androgen receptors on cellular behavior of breast
cancer cell lines (Master's thesis). Faculty of Higher Studies, The University
of Jordan. Student: Rasha Zamel. JD 1,500 ($2,100).
04/2013-closed MicroRNAs in the cerebrospinal fluid as biomarkers for the diagnosis,
staging, prognosis and disease activity in Glioma patients. Abdul Hameed
Shoman Fund for supporting scientific Research, JD 7000 ($10.000).
02/2013-6/2016 The three axes of breast cancer cell invasion: androgen receptor-integrinsproteases.
Scientific Research Find, Ministry of Higher Education and
Scientific Research, JD 63,500 ($90,500).
02/2013 12/2015 Expression and genetic polymorphism of androgen receptor in breast
cancer. Scientific Research Fund, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific
Research, JD 41,600 ($59,300). Co-advisor with Dr. Fatima Obeidat.
09/2012-05/2013 Genetic variations of IL-7R and IL-2R in Jordanian multiple sclerosis
patients (Master's thesis). Faculty of Higher Studies, The University of
Jordan. Student: Leena Ibayan. JD 2,000 ($2,800).
03/2012-3/2015 Androgen regulation of microRNA expression in breast cancer cells,
Deanship of Scientific Research, The University of Jordan, JD 12,900
($18,000).
3/2012-5/2015 The effect of androgen on breast cancer cell invasion, Deanship of
Scientific Research, University of Jordan, JD 20,000 ($28,000).
1/2012- 05/2013 Investigation of MERTK and TYK2 association with multiple sclerosis
among Jordanian patients. (Master's thesis). Faculty of Higher Studies, The
University of Jordan. Student. Rand Zaza. JD 2,000 ($2,800).
4/2007-1/2009 Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and human herpes virus-6 (HHV-6)
to multiple sclerosis. Deanship of Scientific Research, Mu’tah University, JD
10,000 ($14,300)
• The first molecular biology project at the Faculty of Medicine, Mu’tah
University
• Involved collaboration with three neurologists from different hospitals
• Completed successfully with the publication of two manuscripts

WORKSHOPS, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATES
4/2016 Academic & Educational Counseling, Dr. Asad Al-Zoubi. Faculty of
Medicine, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, April 2, 2016.
10/2015 Preparing Research Clinicians in the Field of Ethics and Bioethics. Islamic
Organization for Education, Science, and Culture, Amman, Jordan. October 5-
7, 2015.
6/2015 Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Ali Abu-Alfa, American University in Beirut,
Sponsored by Novartis, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan.
12/2014 Good Clinical Practice (GCP): the effective investigator (1 day), IAOCR,
Sponsored by Novartis, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 4, 2014.
12/2014 Good Clinical Practice (GCP): Introduction to GCP for investigators and
site staff (1 day), IAOCR, Sponsored by Novartis, Dubai, United Arab
Emirates, December 3, 2014.
6-7/2012 Statistical Methods in the Health Field (30 hours), Center for Educational
Development, University of Jordan, June 10-July 1, 2012.
3/2011 Protecting Human Research Participants, a web-based course is offered by
the NIH Office of Extramural Research; performed as part of the “Oncology
Clinical trials in the Arab Countries” conference, March 4-5, 2011.
3/2010 Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training for Investigators (full day), Roche,
Amman
4-5/2009 Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) (8 hours), Mu'tah University
4/2008 Electronic learning system (Moodle) (8 hours), Mu'tah University
7/2007 Chromatographic applications (3 hours), Prince Faisal Center for Dead Sea,
Environmental, and Energy research, Mu’tah University
7/2006 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider (3 days), American Heart
Association (AHA)
11-12/2005 Habilitation of the Academic Staff (2 hours), Mu'tah University
10/2005 The Second Jordanian National Tempus Day (full day), Jordanian
University
3-5/2005 Mutah University Computer Driving License (8 hours), Mu'tah University
3/2005 Creativity at Universities (2 hours), Mu'tah university
5/2004 LC/MS: The techniques of electrospray and APCI (4 hours), The American
Society for Mass Spectrometry
3/2002 Proteomics: Principles and Methods (3 days), NIH
3/2000 Special topics in recombinant DNA (6 days), NIH
 12/1999 Expression, detection, and purification of recombinant proteins in
prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells (3 days), NIH
7/1995 Histopathobiology of the Neoplasia (5 days), American Association for
Cancer Research (AACR), Keystone, Colorado
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
8/1999-4/2002 Cancer Research Training Award, NCI, NIH
7/1996 A NCI fellowship to participate in the Histopathobiology of the Neoplasia
8/1995 Graduate Research Assistantship, WSU
8/1993-8/1995 Thomas Rumble Fellowship (a university-wide competitive fellowship), WSU
1/1991 The International Student Office, ASU
AFFILIATIONS
1996-current American Association for Cancer Research
1999-2000 International Proteolysis Society
1992 American Society for Microbiology
MEETING ORGANIZATION
10/2016 Arab simulation conference in Medical Education, The 3rd International
Conference of the School of Medicine, University of Jordan and the 8th
International Conference for the Scientific Society of the Arab Faculties of
Medicine. Faculty of Medicine, The University of Jordan.
11/2009 The Fourth Conference on Scientific Research in Jordan: Cancer in
Jordan. The Jordan Society for Scientific Research.
10/2009 The Second Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Conference, King
Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer in collaboration with National
Cancer Institute, Duke University, and European School of Oncology, Amman,
Jordan.
4/2007 The 3rd conference of the Faculties of Medicine at Jordanian Universities,
Mu'tah University
7/2006 The 20th International Medical Convention of The National Arab American
Medical association (NAAMA-USA), Jordan
9/1998 The WSU Graduate Student Research Day, WSU
9/1997 The WSU Graduate Student Research Day, WSU
5/1995 Lake Ontario Metastasis Group Meeting, WSU
PANEL DISCUSSIONS
7/2001 Introduction to Proteomics Analysis on Microsamples
Laser Capture Microdissection and Macromolecular Analysis of Normal
Development and Pathology, NIH
7/2001 Proteomics Analysis on Microsamples
Laser Capture Microdissection and Macromolecular Analysis of Normal
Development and Pathology, NIH
EDITORIAL BOARDS
03/2010-current Molecular Biology International, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New
York. ISSN: 2090-2190.
 DOCTORAL STUDENT SUPERVISON
Current Role of androgens in miRNA expression in triple negative breast cancer,
student: Nihad Othman (Advisor: Mamoun Ahram, Hana Hammad).
MASTER'S STUDENT SUPERVISON
Dana
M Salah
Nahed
Taghreed
6/2017 Adrenomedullin: Apotential anti-cancer target for colorectal cancer. Student:
Dania Najib (Advisor: Mazen Al-Salihi, Mamoun Ahram).
Current Prevalence of IgH and TcR Gene rearrangements in children with
lymphocytosis. Student: Hasan Al-Najjar (Advisors: Tareq Odaili, Mamoun
Ahram).
6/2017 Etoposide genotoxicity and tempol protective effects on human lymphocytes.
Student: Hashem Al-Mousa (Advisors: Bilal Al-Azab, Mamoun Ahram)
7/2016 The androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphim and X-chromosome
inactivation among Jordanian women with uterine leiomyoma and
leiomyosarcoma. Student: Amni Bustanji (Advisors: Nisreen Abu Shahin,
Mamoun Ahram).
7/2016 Examining of specific gene mutations in lymphoid and myeloid malignancies
by Immunohistochemistry. Student: Nezeen Abu Al-Haj (Advisors: Tareq Al-
Adaily, Mamoun Ahram).
5/2016 Androgen regulation of metalloprotease-13 (MMP-13) via the microRNA
molecules, miR-100-5p and miR-125b-5p. Student: Heba Jarrar (Advisor:
Mamoun Ahram).
5/2016 Regulation of let-7 microRNA molecules by dihydrotetosterone in breast
cancer. Student: Razan Al-Saber (Advisor: Mamoun Ahram).
5/2015 (withdrew) Investigation of CYP24A1, CYP27B1 AND 25-Hydroxyvitamin D association
with Multiple Sclerosis in Jordanian Patients. Student: Mohammad Sharaideh
(Advisors: Azmi Mahafzah, Mamoun Ahram).
5/2015 Investigation of genetic polymorphisms of the intercellular adhesion molecule-
1 (ICAM-1) among multiple sclerosis patients in Jordan. Student: Baha’
Mustapha (Advisors: Salim Abdul-Rahman-Hashemite University, Mamoun
Ahram).
12/2014 The Effect of Membrane Androgen Receptors on Cellular Behaviour of Breast
Cancer Cell Lines. Student: Rasha Zamel (Advisors: Mohammad El-Khateeb,
Mamoun Ahram).
5/2013 Investigation of MERTK and TYK2 association with Mutiple Sclerosis in
Jordanian Patients. Student: Rand Zaza (Advisors: Mohammad El-Khateeb,
Mamoun Ahram).
5/2013 Genetic variations of IL-7R and IL-2R in Jordanian Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Student: Leena Ibayyan (Advisors: Mohammad El-Khateeb, Mamoun Ahram).
MEDIA INTERVIEWS AND ARTICLES AS EXPERT
7/2017 “Chief medical officer calls for gene testing revolution”, BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
2/2017 “Aspirin 'might boost cancer therapy'”, BBC Arabic TV Channel.
1/2017 “Identification of 14 new childhood developmental disorders”, BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
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 11/2016 “Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer”, BBC Arabic TV Channel.
10/2016 “Smoking -causes hundreds of DNA changes”, Extra, BBC Arabic Radio
Station.
10/2016 “Immunotherapy is a potential revolution in treating cancer”, BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
06/2016 “Scientists discover an inherited gene for MS”, BBC Arabic TV Channel.
04/2016 “Gene editing 'boosts' cancer-killing cells.” BBC Arabic TV Channel.
01/2016 “UK scientists ready to genetically modify human embryos." BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
01/2016 “Gene editing treats disease in mice." BBC Arabic TV Channel.
12/2015 “Editing embryonic genes to prevent diseases”. BBC Arabic TV Channel.
12/2015 “Scientists seek to edit embryo genes”. BBC Arabic TV Channel.
09/2015 “Is another person living inside you?” Extra, BBC Arabic Radio Station.
09/2015 “BBC New test developed to measure healthy aging.” BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
08/2015 “Genetically modified embryos 'essential', says report.” BBC Arabic TV
Channel.
07/2015 “Deafness could be treated by virus, say scientists.” BBC Arabic TV Channel.
07/2015 “Risks of consanguineous marriage”. Extra, BBC Arabic Radio Station.
12/2014 “New hope in the treatment of cancer”. SciDev.Net.
http://www.scidev.net/mena/disease/news/Research-helps-to-unlock-secretsof-
recurring-cancers.html
08/2013 “Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia.” BBC Arabic TV Channel.
04/2013 “American scientists receive an award for cancer drug discovery.” Aljazeera
TV Channel.
04/2012 "Cancer awareness." Beit Hawa' (Eve's Home), Hayat FM radio station.
11/2011 “The Dead Sea…is it really dead?” Aljazeera TV Channel.
01/2011 “Discovery of a novel gene that prevents cancer metastasis.” Aljazeera TV
Channel.
10/2010 “New study claims ADHD 'has a genetic link'.” BBC News Arabic TV Channel.
06/2010 “The truth about the artificial cell”, Al-Doha Magazine, Issue 33.
05/2010 “Scientists create synthetic cells.” Aljazeera TV Channel.
04/2010 “Genetic manipulation of female eggs stirs controversy.” Aljazeera TV
Channel.
04/2010 “Gender issues in female athletes: the case of Caster Semenya.” BBC News
Arabic TV Channel.
RESEARCH ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JORNALS
In preparation (* corresponding author)
1 Gaghabir M, Ahram M. The role of knowledge about smoking as cancer causing among
Jordanians.
2 Ahram M. Clinical trials in Jordan.
3 Hassona Y, Ahram M, Zihlif M, Hijawi M, Cirillo N, Parkinson EK, Prime S. Ethanol
induces senescence of stromal fibroblasts and promotes discohesion and migration of oral
cancer cells.
Submitted (* corresponding author)
4 Ahram M*, Zaza R, Mustapha E, Bawadi R, , Abu Hammad S, Abduallah S, Zihlif M.
Differential expression and androgen regulation of microRNAs and metalloprotease 13 in
breast cancer cells.
 5 Mustafa B, Mustafa, E , Boujalal F, Abderrahman Sm Ahram M*. Association of a
nonsynonymous polymorphism of the intercellular adhesion molecule-1 with multiple
sclerosis.
6 Ahram M*, Mustapha E, Abu Hammad S, Zihlif M. The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-
4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast cancer cells: a potential therapeutic benefit.
7 Ahram M*, Bani Ahmad K. Biobanking in Islam. In Enclyclopedia in Islamic Bioethics.
Oxford University Press.
Accepted for publication (* corresponding author)
8 Ahram M*. Ethical issues in biobanking. In: Ethical Issues in Research in the Middle
East, Ed.: Silverman H. Springer International Publishing AG, Chem. 2017.
Published (* corresponding author)
9 Zaza R, Ibayyan L, Dahbour S, El-Omar, Samhouri B, El-Khateeb M, Ahram M*.
Associationn of MERTK genetic polymorphisms among multiple sclerosis patients in
Jordan. Biomed Res; 28 (1): 399-404, 2017.
10 Hassona YM, Ahram M, Odeh N, Abu Ghosh M, Scully N. Perception of dental patients
towards biobanking. Med Princ Pract, 25:323-328, 2016.
11 Abu Shrea'a E, Awidi A, Ahram M, Zihlif MA. Alteration of gene expression in
MDA453 breast cancer cell line in response to continous exposure to trastuzumab. Gene,
Zihlif MA. Gene, 575, 415–420, 2016.
12 Ahram M*, Soubani M, Abu Salem L, Saker H, Ahmad M. Knowledge, attitudes, and
practice regarding genetic testing and genetic counselors in Jordan: A population-based
survey. J. Genet. Counsel, 24(6):1001-1010, 2015.
13 Othman A, Ahram M, Tarawneh M, Shahrouri M. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of
Breast Cancer Screening among Women in Jordan. Health Care Women Int., 36(5): 578-
592, 2015.
14 Othman A, Akhu-Zahiya L, Ahram M, Jaghabir M. Women’s Preferences for Cancer
Related Information: Evidence from a National Survey. J Am Sci., 10(9): 98-104, 2014.
15 Akhu-Zahiya L, Otham A., Jaghabir M, Ahram M. Media use for Seeking Health/Cancer
-related Information: Findings from Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices toward Cancer
Prevention and Care Survey in Jordan. Int J Nurs Pract, 20(6):608-15, 2014.
16 Ahram M*, Zaza R, Ibayyan I, Dahbour S, Bahou Y, El-Omar A, Samhouri B, El-Khateeb
M. Towards Establishing a Multiple Sclerosis Biobank. Int J Neurosci, 124(11):812-7,
2014.
17 Gaghabir M, Al-Shareef S, Ahram M. Quitting smoking and utilization of smoking
cessation services in Jordan: a population-based survey. East Mediterr Health J., 20(9):538-
46, 2014.
18 Gaghabir M, Al-Shareef S, Ahram M. Pattern of cigarette and waterpipe smoking in the
adult population of Jordan. East Mediterr Health J., 20(9):529-37, 2014.
19 Ibayyan L, Zaza R, Dahbour S, El-Omar, Samhouri B, El-Khateeb M, Ahram M*. The
promoter SNP, but not the alternative splicing SNP, is linked to multiple sclerosis among
Jordanian patients. J. Mol. Neurosci, 52, 467-72, 2013.
20 Ahram M*, Othman A., Shahrouri M, Mustafa, E. Factors influencing public
participation in biobanking. Eur J Hum Gen, 22(4): 445-51, 2014.
21 Othman A, Ahram M, Obeidat N, Obeidat N, Tarawneh M. Barriers for Mammography
among Non-Adherent Women in Jordan: A National Survey. Life Sci J. 10(4): 2268-2274,
2013.
22 Ahram M*, Otham A., Shahrouri M. Public support and consent preference for
biomedical research and biobanking in Jordan. Eur J Hum Genet, 21, 567-570, 2013.
 23 Ahram M*, Othman A., Shahrouri M. Public perception of biobanking in Jordan.
Biopreserv Biobank. 10(4): 361-365, 2012.
24 Ahram M*, El-Omar A, El-Baho Y. Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in multiple
sclerosis patients. Jordan Med J. 44: 42-49, 2010.
25 Ahram M*, El-Omar A, El-Baho Y, Abu-Lobad M. Association between human
herpesvirus 6 and occurrence of multiple sclerosis among Jordanian patients. Acta Neurol
Scand. 120(6):430-5, 2009.
26 Ahram M*, Zhou L, Fang R, Al-Tawalbeh G. Estimation of membrane proteins in the
human proteome. In Silico Bio. 6: 379-86, 2006.
27 Springer DL, Ahram, M, Adkins JN, Kathmann LE, and Miller JH. Characterization of
medium conditioned by irradiated cells using proteome-wide, high-throughput mass
spectrometry. Radiation Res. 164(5): 651-654, 2005.
28 Ahram M, Strittmatter E, Monroe M, Adkins JN, Hunter J, Miller JH, and Springer DL.
Identification of Shed Proteins from CHO cells: Application of Statistical Confidence
using Human and Mouse Protein Databases. Proteomics 5 (7): 1815-1826, 2005.
29 Ahram M, Adkins JA, Auberry D, and Springer D. A mass spectrometry-based proteomic
approach for the discovery of shed proteins. Proteomics 5 (1): 123-131, 2005.
30 Tangrea MA, Chuaqui RF, Ahram M, Gannot G, Best CJM, Gillespie JW, Linehan WM,
Liotta LA, Bonner RF, and Emmert-Buck. Expression Microdissection: Rapid Retrieval of
Cells for Functional Genomics. Diag Molec Pathol. 13: 207-212, 2004.
31 Springer DL, Auberry DL, Ahram M, Adkins JN, Feldhaus JM, Wahl JH, Wunschel DS,
Rodland KD. Characterization of plasma membrane proteins from ovarian cancer cells
using mass spectrometry. Disease Markers 19: 219-228, 2004.
32 Ahram M, Flaig MJ, Gillespie JW, Petricoin EF, and Emmert-Buck MR. Evaluation of
Ethanol-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue for proteomic application. Proteomics 3: 413-421,
2003.
33 Gillespie JW, Best CJ, Bichsel VE, Cole KA, Greenhut SF, Hewitt SM, Ahram M,
Gathright YB, Merino MJ, Strausberg RL, Epstein JI, Hamilton SR, Gannot G, Baibakova
GV, Calvert VS, Flaig MJ, Chuaqui RF, Herring JC, Pfeifer J, Petricoin EF, Linehan WM,
Duray PH, Bova GS, Emmert-Buck MR. Evaluation of non-formalin tissue fixation for
molecular profiling studies. Am J Pathol. 160: 449-57, 2002.
34 Ahram M, Flaig MJ, Gillespie JW, Zhou G, Shu H, Duray PH, Linehan WM, Raffeld M,
Ornstein D, Zhao Y, Petricoin III EF, and Emmert-Buck MR. Proteomic Analysis of
Human Prostate Cancer. Mol. Carcinog. 33:9-15, 2002.
35 Ahram M, Sameni M, Qiu RG, Linebaugh B, Kirn D, and Sloane BF. Mechanism of
Rac1-induced cell invasion: intracellular proteolysis of the extracellular matrix. Exp. Cell
Res. 260: 292-303, 2000.
36 Berquin IM, Ahram M, and Sloane BF. Exon 2 of human cathepsin B is derived from an
Alu element. FEBS Lett. 419: 121-123, 1997.
37 Yan Z, Deng X, Chen M, Xu Y, Ahram M, Sloane BF, and Friedman E. Oncogenic c-Kras
but not oncogenic c-H-ras upregulates CEA expression and disrupts basolateral polarity
in colon epithelial cells. J. Biol. Chem. 272: 27902-27907, 1997.
38 Ahram M, Cheong WF, Ward K, and Kessel DH. Photoproduct formation during
irradiation of tissues containing protoporphyrin. J. Photochem. Photobiol. 26: 203-204,
1994.
REVIEW ARTICLES (* corresponding author)
39 Ahram M*, Petricoin EF. Proteomics discovery of disease biomarkers. Biomarker
Insights 3: 325-333, 2008.
 40 Ahram, M*. SELDI: a new comer into diagnostic medicine. Jordan Med. J. 41: 111-116,
2007.
41 Ahram, M*. An introduction into proteomics and its clinical applications. Saudi Med J 28:
499-507, 2007.
42 Ahram M* and Springer DL. Large-scale proteomic analysis of membrane proteins.
Expert Rev in Proteomics. Expert Rev Proteomics 1: 293-302, 2004
43 Gillespie JW, Gannot, G, Tangrea M, Chuaqui R, Ahram M, Bischel V, and Emmert-Buck
MR. Molecular profiling of cancer. J. Toxicologic Pathol., 32 (supp. 1): 67-71, 2004.
44 Chuaqui RF, Bonner RF, Best CJM, Gillespie JW, Flaig MJ, Hewitt SM, Phillips J,
Krizman DB, Tangrea MA, Ahram M, Linehan WM, Knezevic V, and Emmert-Buck MR.
Post-analysis follow-up and validation. Nat Genetics, Suppl 2:509-514, 2002.
45 Gillespie JW, Ahram M, Best C, Swalwell J, Greenhut SI, Krizman DB, Petricoin EF,
Liotta LA, and Emmert-Buck MR. Tissue Microdissection in Cancer Research. Cancer J.
7: 32-39, 2001.
46 Koblinski JE, Ahram M, and Sloane BF. Unraveling the role of proteases in cancer. J.
Clinica. Chimica Acta. 29:113-135, 2000.
BOOKS
47 “General Laboratory Safety Manual (GLSM)”; prepared by a group of professors and other
staff from the University of Jordan Hamdi Mango Center for Scientific Research, the
University of Jordan
BOOK CHAPTERS
48 Ahram M and Emmert-Buck MR. Emerging technologies in prostate cancer research. In
Prostate Cancer; Scientific and Clinical Aspects-Bridging the Gap. PD Abel and E-L
Lalani, Eds. (Imperial College Press, London, UK). Pp. 619-645, 2003.
49 Ahram M and Emmert-Buck MR. Approaches to Proteomic Analysis of Human Tumors.
In Methods in Molecular Biology: Tumor Suppressor Genes: Pathways and Isolation
Strategies. Vol. 222. Wafik S. El-Deiry Ed. (Humana Press, Totowa, NJ), pp. 375-384,
2003.
50 Ahram M and Sloane BF. Cathepsin B in invasive tumors. In Proteolysis in Cell
Function. V. K. Hopsu-Havu, M. Jarvinen, and H. Kirschke, Eds. (ISO Press,
Amsterdam), pp. 455-462, 1997.
51 Sloane BF, Ahram M, Sameni M, Friedman E, and Moin K: Effects of oncogenic ras on
the trafficking of cathepsin B in human mammary epithelial cells and human colon
carcinoma cells. In: Physiology and Pathology of Intracellular Protein and Lipid Traffic.
C. Isidoro and G. Gaudino, eds. (Stamperia Ugo Boccassi, Torino, Italy), pp. 73-77, 1995.
INVITED TALKS
1. “Genetic association of single nucleotide polymorphisms with multiple Sclerosis”. The 8th
International Medical Conference. Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid,
Jordan, April 14-16, 2016.
2. “Genetic association of single nucleotide polymorphisms with multiple Sclerosis”. The 4th
International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical Laboratory Sciences
and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical Analysis. Amman,
Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
3. “Differential expression and androgen regulation of microRNA in breast cancer cells”.
The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical Laboratory
Sciences and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical Analysis.
Amman, Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
 4. “The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast cancer
cells”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
Laboratory Sciences and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical
Analysis. Amman, Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
5. “Differential expression and androgen regulation of microRNA in breast cancer cells”.
KHCC-AUBMC-MDACC 4th Joint Conference. Amman, Jordan, October 22-24, 2015.
6. “The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast cancer
cells”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
Laboratory Sciences KHCC-AUBMC-MDACC 4th Joint Conference. Amman, Jordan,
October 22-24, 2015.
7. “Towards Establishing a Multiple Sclerosis Biobank in Jordan”. The 5th International
Jordanian Congress of Allergy & Immunology. Amman, Jordan, May 28-30, 2014.
8. “Perception of biobanking and biomedical research in Jordan”. Biobanking: Establishing
the first Cancer Biobank in Jordan. Amman, Jordan. April, 10-11.2014.
9. “Biomedical Research and Biobanking in Jordan: Public Support, Consent Preference, and
Influential Factors.” 2013 Jordan Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences (JSMLS)
Annual Meeting. Amman, Jordan, March 23-25, 2013.
10. “Knowledge, perception, attitude, and practice towards biomedical research and
biobanking among Jordanians.” 25th International Medical Convention, National Arab
American Medical Association (NAAMA), June 26-30, 2011.
11. “Are Jordanians into biobanking?” The 4th international Conference of the Jordanian
Society of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Amman, Jordan. April, 14-16, 2011.
12. “Proteomics unraveling biomedical phenomenon.” Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg.
September 20, 2010.
13. “Utilization of mass spectrometry in the discovery of shed proteins.” The Fourth
Conference on Scientific Research in Jordan: Cancer in Jordan. The Jordan Society for
Scientific Research. November 7, 2009.
14. “Association between human herpesvirus 6 and Chlamydia pneumoniae and occurrence of
multiple sclerosis.” The 5th Science Day of the Faculty of Medicine, Mu'tah University.
April 15, 2009.
15. "Tumor heterogeneity in proteomics: biology vs. technology. The 5th Scientific day for
Internal Medicine Department. Al-Basheer Hospital. March, 2009.
16. “Association between human herpesvirus 6 and Chlamydia pneumoniae and occurrence of
multiple sclerosis.” The 2nd International Jordanian-Egyptian Biotechnology Conference.
Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan. November 11-13, 2008.
17. "Tumor heterogeneity in proteomics: biology vs. technology. Contemporary and New
Advances in Oncology. The 6th International Jordan Oncology Society Conference In
Collaboration with the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer. Amman, Jordan.
November 6-8, 2009.
18. "Proteomics technologies in the discovery of disease biomarkers." Faculty of Allied
Medical Sciences, Zarqa Private University, May 4, 2008.
19. "Validation proteomics biomarkers in prostate and esophageal cancers. Advances in
Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention
Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, March 16-19, 2008
20. "Discovery and validation of prostate cancer biomarkers. KHCBI-NCI-Duke University-
Middle East and North Africa Cancer Research Conference, September 3-4, 2007.
21. "New technologies in diagnostic medicine." The 3rd conference of Jordanian Medical
Faculties, Faculty of Medicine, Mu’tah University, April 6-7, 2007.
 22. "Proteomic discovery of disease biomarkers." The 1st Egyptian-Jordanian Conference on
Biotechnology and Sustainable Development: Current Status and Future Scenarios,
National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, December 11-14, 2006.
23. "Proteomic discovery of disease biomarkers." The 2nd JSP International Conference,
Jordan Society of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Amman, Jordan, August 31-
September 3, 2006.
24. "Estimation of membrane proteins in the human proteome." The 20th International Medical
Convention of The National Arab American Medical association (NAAMA-USA),
Amman, Jordan, July 3, 2006.
25. "Advanced techniques in detection of disease biomarkers." The 4th Science Day of the
Faculty of Medicine, Mu'tah University. March 6, 2006.
26. "Application of proteomics in discovery of disease biomarkers"
A. King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan, June 27, 2005
B. Al-Bashir Hospital, Amman, Jordan, June 15, 2005
C. University Hospital, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, April 15, 2005
27. “Proteomics: the future of biomedicine. Concept, technology, and biology”
A. Al-Isra’ University, Amman, Jordan. September 13, 2004.
B. Philadelphia University, Jerash, Jordan. December 1, 2004.
C. University of Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman, December 11, 2004.
D.Mu'tah University, Mu'tah , Jordan, January 16, 2005
28. “Biological and technological outlooks in proteomics.” Hillman Cancer Center, University
of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 8, 2004.
29. “Proteomics-based biology: prostate cancer, shedding, etc.” Center for Biomedical
Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas. December 1,
2003.
30. “Linking proteomics to biology: prostate cancer etc.” Perinatology Research Branch,
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Wayne State University,
Detroit, Michigan. September 22, 2003.
31. “Integrative tools in the post-genomic era.” Perinatology Research Branch, National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Wayne State University, Detroit,
Michigan. September 23, 2003.
32. “Progression of prostate cancer through molecular profiling”. Cancer Research Institute,
University of south Alabama, Mobile, AL. August 11, 2003.
33. "A road to a comprehensive look at prostate tumorigenesis: proteomically speaking".
Program in Prostate Cancer Research, Department of Urology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, January 16, 2003.
34. “Proteomics in prostate cancer.” Large Scale Proteomics Corporation, Germantown,
Maryland, July 11, 2001.
35. “Molecular profiling in prostate cancer: a proteomic approach.” Myriad Genetics Inc., Salt
Lake City, Utah, June 26, 2001.
36. “Proteomic Approaches in Prostate Cancer: A Molecular Profiling Strategy.” Pacific
Northwest national Laboratory, Richland, Washington, June 18, 2001.
37. “Molecular profiling and discovery approaches in prostate cancer using proteomics
technology.” American Association for Cancer Research, New Orleans, Louisiana. March
27, 2001.
MEETING PRESENTATIONS
1. Ahram, M. “Genetic association of single nucleotide polymorphisms with multiple
Sclerosis”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
 Laboratory Sciences and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical
Analysis. Amman, Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
2. Ahram, M. “Differential expression and androgen regulation of microRNA in breast cancer
cells”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
Laboratory Sciences and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical
Analysis. Amman, Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
3. Ahram, M. “The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast
cancer cells”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
Laboratory Sciences and the 1st for the Association of Laboratory Proprietors and Medical
Analysis. Amman, Jordan, April 7-9, 2016.
4. Ahram, M. “Differential expression and androgen regulation of microRNA in breast cancer
cells”. KHCC-AUBMC-MDACC 4th Joint Conference. Amman, Jordan, October 22-24,
2015.
5. Ahram, M. “The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast
cancer cells”. The 4th International Jordanian Conference of the Jordan society for Medical
Laboratory Sciences KHCC-AUBMC-MDACC 4th Joint Conference. Amman, Jordan,
October 22-24, 2015.
6. Ahram, M. “The androgen receptor agonist, Cl-4AS-1, possesses unique effects on breast
cancer cells.” The 18th ECCO-ESMO European Cancer Congrress, Vienna, Austria.
September 25-29, 2015.
7. Ahram M. “Towards Establishing a Multiple Sclerosis Biobank in Jordan”. The 5th
International Jordanian Congress of Allergy & Immunology. Amman, Jordan, May 28-30,
2014.
8. Ahram M. “Perception of biobanking and biomedical research in Jordan”. Biobanking:
Establishing the first Cancer Biobank in Jordan. Amman, Jordan. April, 10-11.2014.
9. Ahram M. “Biomedical Research and Biobanking in Jordan: Public Support, Consent
Preference, and Influential Factors.” 2013 Jordan Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences
(JSMLS) Annual Meeting. Amman, Jordan, March 23-25, 2013.
10. Zaza Z, El-Khateeb M, Ahram M. Association of MERTK and TYK2 with Multiple
Sclerosis in Jordanian Patients. 2013 Jordan Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences
(JSMLS) Annual Meeting. Amman, Jordan, March 23-25, 2013.
11. Ibayyan L, El-Khateeb M, Ahram M. Genetic Variations of Il-7R and Il-2R in Jordanian
Multiple Sclerosis Patients. 2013 Jordan Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences (JSMLS)
Annual Meeting. Amman, Jordan, March 23-25, 2013.
12. Ibayyan L, Ahram M, El-Khateeb M. Genetic variations of IL-7R and IL-2R among
Jordanian Multiple Sclerosis patients. The 4th International Jordanian Congress of Allergy
and Immunology. The Jordanian Society of Allergy and Immunology. Amman, Jordan.
September 19-21, 2012.
13. Zaza R, Ahram M, El-Khateeb M. Investigation of MERTK and TYK2 association with
Multiple Sclerosis among Jordanian Patients. The 4th International Jordanian Congress of
Allergy and Immunology. The Jordanian Society of Allergy and Immunology. Amman,
Jordan. September 19-21, 2012.
14. Ahram, M. Knowledge, perception, attitude, and practice towards biomedical research and
biobanking among Jordanians. 25th International Medical Convention, National Arab
American Medical Association (NAAMA), June 26-30, 2011.
15. Ahram, M. Are Jordanians into biobanking? The 4th international Conference of the
Jordanian Society of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Amman, Jordan. April, 14-16,
2011.
 16. Ahram, M. Estimation of membrane proteins in the human proteome. The Second
Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, American Association for
Cancer Research, Amman, Jordan. March 7-10, 2010.
17. Ahram, M. Utilization of mass spectrometry in the discovery of shed proteins. The Second
Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic”, American Association
for Cancer Research, Amman, Jordan. October 2-3, 2009.
18. Ahram, M. Utilization of mass spectrometry in the discovery of shed proteins. The Second
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Conference, King Hussein Institute for
Biotechnology and Cancer in collaboration with National Cancer Institute, Duke University,
and European School of Oncology, Amman, Jordan. October 2-3, 2009.
19. Ahram, M. Association between human herpesvirus 6 and Chlamydia pneumoniae and
occurrence of multiple sclerosis. The 4th Science Day of the Faculty of Medicine, Mu'tah
University. April 15, 2009.
20. Ahram M. Tumor heterogeneity in proteomics: biology vs. technology. The 5th Scientific
day for Internal Medicine Department. Al-Basheer Hospital. March, 2009.
21. Ahram, M. Association between human herpesvirus 6 and Chlamydia pneumoniae and
occurrence of multiple sclerosis. The 2nd International Jordanian-Egyptian Biotechnology
Conference. Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan. November 11-13, 2008.
22. Ahram, M. Tumor heterogeneity in proteomics: biology vs. technology. Contemporary and
New Advances in Oncology. The 6th International Jordan Oncology Society Conference In
Collaboration with the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer. Amman, Jordan.
November 6-8, 2009.
23. Ahram, M. Validation proteomics biomarkers in prostate and esophageal cancers. Advances
in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention
Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, March 16-19, 2008
24. Ahram, M. Discovery and validation of prostate cancer biomarkers. KHCBI-NCI-Duke
University-Middle East and North Africa Cancer Research Conference, September 3-4,
2007.
25. Ahram, M. New technologies in diagnostic medicine. The 3rd conference of Jordanian
Medical Faculties, Faculty of Medicine, Mu’tah University, April 6-7, 2007.
26. Ahram M. Proteomic discovery of disease biomarkers. The 1st Egyptian-Jordanian
Conference on Biotechnology and Sustainable Development: Current Status and Future
Scenarios, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, December 11-14, 2006.
27. Ahram M. Proteomic discovery of disease biomarkers. The 2nd JSP International
Conference, Jordan Society of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Amman, Jordan, August
31-September 3, 2006.
28. Ahram M. Estimation of membrane proteins in the human proteome. The 20th
International Medical Convention, The National Arab American Medical Association,
Amman, Jordan, July 1-6, 2006.
29. Ahram M. Technical aspects in protein discovery by two-dimensional electrophoresis and
Laser Capture Microdissection. Laser Capture Microdissection and macromolecular
analysis of normal development and pathology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,
Maryland, July 17-18, 2001.
30. Ahram M, Flaig MJ, Gillespie JW, Shu H, Duray PH, Linehan M, Zhao Y, Petricoin EF,
and Emmert-Buck MR. Molecular profiling and discovery approaches in prostate cancer
using proteomics technology. American Association for Cancer Research, New Orleans,
Louisiana. March 27, 2001.
31. Ahram M, Sameni M, Linebaugh B, and Sloane BF. Cathepsin B in Rac1-induced cell
invasion: Role in intracellular proteolysis of the extracellular matrix. Twenty-Sixth Annual
 Pharmacology Research Colloquium; Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. June 19,
1998.
32. Ahram M, Sameni M, and Sloane BF. A connection between the GTP-binding protein and
cathepsin B? First Annual Wayne State University School of Medicine Graduate Student
Research Day; Detroit, Michigan. September 12, 1997.
33. Ahram M. Do Ras and Rac1 GTPases alter trafficking of cathepsin B? Twenty-Fourth
Annual Pharmacology Research Colloquium; Michigan State University, East Lansing,
Michigan. June 26, 1996.
EDUCATIONAL AND AWARENESS LECTURES
02/2017 “How do you ask a research question?” Department of Anesthesia and
Intensive Care, Jordan University Hospital, The University of Jordan, Amman,
Jordan.
01/2017 “How do you ask a research question?” for a diverse group of students, The
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
08/2016 “Prepare Your Research Proposal” for pharmacy students. Faculty of
Pharmacy, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
05/2016“ Proposal writing” for medical students. Faculty of Medicine, The University of
Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
09/2015 “Student's Proposal Draft Presentation”, for pharmacy students. Faculty of
Pharmacy, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
06/2015 “Proposal writing” for medical students. Faculty of Medicine, The University
of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
3/2015 “Biobanking” for International Federation of Medical Students’ Association,
Jordan University for Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
11/2014 “Literature Review” for medical students. Faculty of Medicine, The University
of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
9/2014 “Literature Review” for dental students. Faculty of Dentistry, The University
of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
06/2014 “Proposal writing” for medical students. Faculty f Medicine, The University of
Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
1/2014 “Literature review & Research dissemination” for medical students, The
Hashemite University, Amman, Jordan.
12/2013 “Scientific research”. Career Day. Al-Raed Al-Arabi School, Amman, Jordan.
10/2013 “Research dissemination”. International Federation of Medical Students
Associations, Amman, Jordan.
10/2013 “Let’s all evolve,” Faculty of Medicine, The University of Jordan, Amman,
Jordan.
4/2013 “I am smarter than cancer”. Al-Raed Al-Arabi School. A lecture for 10th and
11th grade students.
2/2013 “Scientific research in the field of multiple sclerosis: rights and
responsibilities”. The Jordanian Multiple Sclerosis Society, Amman, Jordan.
2012/2 “Literature Review” for dental students. Faculty of Dentistry, The University
of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
10/2012 “Literature Review” for medical students. Faculty of Medicine, The University
of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
  PATENTS
“Direct Cell Target Analysis.” A provisional US patent application, inventors: Mamoun Ahram
and Michael Emmert-Buck (http://www.uspto.gov/; Pub. No / Pub. Date 20050176068 / 11-Aug-
2005)

Achievements and Awards

HONORS AND AWARDS2/2016 Best abstract; 10th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer
Symposium, Ministry of National Guards-Health Affairs, November 6-7, 2016
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
9/2010 Travel Award; Higher Council for Science and Technology, for the
attendance of 14th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition,
Biotechnology for the Sustainability of Human Society, September 14-18,
2010, Rimini, Italy .
9/2006 TWAS Prize for Young Scientist, The Academy of Sciences for the
Developing World, Trieste, Italy.
 7/2006 20th International Medical Convention, National Arab American Medical
Association (NAAMA).
1/2005 Nominated as “best instructor, Philadelphia University.
4/2002 Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research
(AACR).
9/1998 Poster Presentation, The Second Annual WSU Research Day, WSU
12/1997 Employee Recognition Program, The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer
Institute, WSU.
7/1995 Graduate School Travel Award, WSU, for the attendance of
Histopathobiology of the Neoplasia (5 days), American Association for Cancer
Research (AACR), Keystone, Colorado.
12/1991 Academic Excellence Award, Educational Support Program, ASU.
5/1991 Research Writing, First Place, Department of English, ASU.
1989-1993 Dean's Honor List, ASU.

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