Division of endocrinology
Hesham M. El-Shewy, Ph.D.
|Assistant Professor |
Dr. El-Shewy joined the MUSC Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Medical Genetics in 2004 as a Research Associate. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in July 2005. He also holds a faculty appointment as an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at Suez Canal University in Ismailia, Egypt. Dr. El-Shewy earned his DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) at Zagazig University, Egypt in 1988, followed by a Masters of Veterinary Science in Clinical Pathology at the Suez Canal University, Egypt. From 1996 – 1998 Dr. El-Shewy completed a research fellowship in Cardiac Metabolism laboratory at Duke University Medical Center while earning his Ph.D. in Clinical Pathology. In 2001, he conducted postdoctoral research in the Islet Transplantation Laboratory, Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. Then he continued his postdoctoral training in the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, to conduct basic biomedical research in the mechanisms of cellular growth regulation by insulin family receptors.
Dr. El-Shewy’s research focuses on the role of sphingosine kinase/sphingosine 1-phosphate in insulin family receptors signaling and receptors cross-talk. He has 15 publications in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. El-Shewy's Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format)*
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Hesham M El-Shewy, Ph.D.
Dr. El-Shewy's Research Interests
|Role of sphingosine kinase/sphingosine 1-phosphate in insulin family receptors signaling and receptors cross-talk.|
|View a partial list of Dr. El-Shewy's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.|