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Biography Hany Elsheikha, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, PGCHE, FHEA, DipEVPC, is an associate professor in the global health department in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham (SVMS-UoN).

Hany is also a European Veterinary Parasitology College diplomate and a European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites member. He earned his PhD from Michigan State University for research performed on the molecular evolution of the causative agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.

In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious American Society for Microbiology (ASM)/National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) Postdoctoral Fellowship. Since joining the SVMS-UoN, he has been spearheading the development and delivery of parasitology teaching .

Also, he has established a multidisciplinary research programme focused on decoding the interkingdom chemical communication between the host cells and neuropathogenic protozoan parasites, with a special interest in Toxoplasma gondii.

He has published more than 270 peer-reviewed papers and many other articles in professional magazines and science communication journals. Dr Elsheikha has also published seven textbooks in veterinary parasitology for students, residents and veterinary professionals.
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