Farid A. Badria
Professor Farid Badria, Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy (Microbial Transformation) from the University of Mississippi, USA, with a B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and 2 Masters of Science in Pharmacognosy and Cell Biology from Mansoura University and the University of Minnesota. TWAS-ARO- TWAS-ARO, Regional Prize in “Public Understanding and Popularization of Science (2013), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Gold Medal as The Best Inventor in Egypt (2011).World Intellectual Property Organization Gold Medal, 2011[the best Inventor in Egypt]; State Recognition Outstanding Award in Medicine (Egyptian Academy of Science) 2001; Outstanding Arab Scholar, Kuwait (2000); Khawrazmi International Award, Iran (2000), are just to mention some of the awards he received. He’s also been a scholar of: the Arab Development Fund, Kuwait (2000); ICRO-UNESCO International, Chile (1999); UNESCO Biotechnology Fellowship, France (1994); Honorary Fellowship, University of Mississippi, USA (1987-90). Prof. Badria has submitted 43 patents to the Egyptian Academy of Sciences, of which 16 had been granted final certificates with intellectual protection for 20 years. With over 100 publications, He continues to lead research projects on: developing new therapy for liver disorders, arthritis, skin disorders, and biomarkers for cancer.