Name: Moustapha Kassem
DEGREES AND LICENSE EXAMS:
November 1983 MBBCh., Kasr-Al-Aini Medical School, University of Cairo, Egypt.
March 1985 Egyptian medical license.
January 1988 Danish medical license.
July 1993 License to practice medicine in USA and UK
August 1994 PhD in Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
November 1997 Doctorate of Science (DSc), University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.
1995 The young investigator award, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
1996 Award for best research project, the Danish Society of Internal Medicine
2003 Generalkonsul Ernst Carlsens foundation award
2004 Research prize from the Danish Free Masons Society.
2008 Queen Ingrid’s Lecture, Åbenrå Hospital.
2010 Prize for outstanding scientific communication, University of Southern Denmark
2012 Marie & August Krogh award, Danish Medical Association.
2012 Award for outstanding scientific achievement, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of
2015 SEB-Codan award, Danish Medical Association.
May 2002 Chief Physician, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital of Odense, Odense, Denmark
May 2002 Professor of Molecular Endocrinology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark and director for Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, Medical Biotechnology Center.
March 2007 Adjunct professor, Stem Cell Unit, Department of Anatomy, King Saud University, KSA
2013 Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Danish National Stem Cell Center (Danstem), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Dec 89-Dec 92 Research Fellow, Osteoporosis Research Unit, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Aarhus, Denmark.
Aug 93-July 95 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
July 2012- July 2013 Visiting professor, Center of System Biology, Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Member of editorial board of Biogerontology Journal.(1999- 2004)
Member of editorial board of Clinical Endocrinology (2007-)
Member of editorial board of Stem Cell Reviews (2008-)
Member of Editorial board of Stem Cell Research and Therapy (2012-)
Editor, Bone (2012-)
Member of the Scientific-Ethical Committee of Aarhus County (1999-2001).
Board member of the Danish Society for Endocrinology (2002-2007)
Board member of the Danish Bone and Tooth Society (2000-2004)
Board Member of the Centre for Art and Science, University of Southern Denmark (2004- )
Board member of PhD graduate school of Stem Cell Research and PhD graduate school of Metabolic diseases.
Board Member of Nordic Research Foundation, Novo Nordisk Foundation (2004-2014)
Member of the advisory board of International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) (2009-2014)
Member of Nordic Council on Bioethics (2012-2014)
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Ethics Advisory Committee (2014- )
Bone, Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Clinical Endocrinology
PhD students 24, Master students 11, medical students 5, post-doc.18
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- PCT/EP2013/059207 Identification of a novel molecule (chemical) to enhance bone
cell differentiation of skeletal (mesenchymal) stem cells
- P1283DK00 Denmark DPYSL3/CRMP4 as a novel inhibitor of bone formation 1432 Inventor
- P1305DK00 Denmark PA 2013 70365 CFH inhibits adipocyte formation while enhances bone