Marwa Zakaria

Zagazig University

Associate Professor and senior consultant of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine at Zagazig University, and Sharkia Medical Insurance, Zagazig, Egypt. She is an active member in SIOP, EHA, HAA and ESPHO. Dr. Zakaria completed her post-graduate training in Pediatric Nutrition at Boston University School of Medicine, USA. She participated in many international pediatric and hematology conferences, EHA, SIOP, Pan Arab, ISTH and was a guest speaker at numerous pediatric hematology and oncology meetings. During her career, she published over 40 international research publications and acts as reviewer in international and national peer-reviewed journals. She is chief editor of 3 online books and author of five online book chapters. She is also an active member of the Egyptian national guidelines committee (NEGC) for evidence- based clinical practice. As well, Dr. Zakaria is a co-investigator in four international hematology clinical trials and sub-investigator in five international hematology Clinical trials. She finished professional training and workshops: ICH GCP, EHA-master class 2015-2018, Training from Wilkins-Barrick society of neurooncology Marrakesh, International Preceptorship Thalassemia Preceptorship Beirut, International Preceptorship including Thalassemia Preceptorship in Beirut, Lebanon and International Hemophilia Preceptorship in Saint Luc Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. She is the recipient of several international awards including the SIOP Award, and Scholarship of EHA-HOPE 2017, 2018.

2books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Marwa Zakaria

Beta thalassemia is a common blood disorder worldwide. Thousands of infants with beta thalassemia are born each year. This book covers most of the aspects related to this disease and greatly helps in understanding this disease and its complications. Of interest are clinical studies as well as basic and translational research reports regarding pathogenesis, genetics, diagnosis as well as standard and novel therapies. This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of today’s practices and tomorrow’s possibilities about beta thalassemia.

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