Nagwa Abdel Meguid
National Research Centre
Meguid is an experienced clinical geneticist . Currently served as a professor of human genetics at the National Research Center (NRC) in Egypt. Holds her Ph.D. in Human Genetics, Senior Geneticist at the Genetics Institute, Pasadena, California; a fellow of Uppsala University, Sweden; fellow at Yale University USA. She was one of five selected scientists to win the outstanding L’Oreal UNESCO Award for women in Science for Africa & Middle East (2002). She is the head and running a Clinic and Laboratory for children with neurogenetic disorders focusing on genetics of autism. Currently she is a member in the Regional Bio-Ethics Society and committed to Gender Research in Africa into Information Communication Technologies for Empowerment.
Neurodevelopmental research particularly autism, syndrome identification