Mohamed Abdel Rahman400 W 12th Ave, Room 202 Wiseman Hall
Columbus, OH, 43210, USA

Office: (614) 292-1396, 
Lab: (614) 292-0709, 
Fax: (614) 247-7153

Dr. Abdel-Rahman is a research faculty member specializing in pathology, clinical genetics and molecular genetics. His research interests include molecular diagnosis of ocular melanoma, identifying novel targets for therapy of ocular melanoma and study hereditary predisposition to ocular melanoma and other cancers.

Dr. Abdel-Rahman has an adjunct appointment at the division of human genetics. He is working with Medical and Ocular oncology colleagues to develop a clinical trial for management of uveal melanoma patients with high-risk for systemic metastasis. Additionally, he teaches Ophthalmic Pathology for ophthalmology residents.

Research Interests: Uveal melanomas, Ocular genetics, Clinical cancer genetics, Ocular Pathology

Education and Training:

MB BCh (MD): Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
PhD: The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
Pathology Residency: Theodore Bilharz Research Institute in Giza, Egypt
Pathology Residency: Faculty of Medicine, Menoufiya University in Egypt
Pathology Fellowship: National Liver Institute, Menoufiya University, Egypt
Cancer Genetics Post-Doctoral Fellowship: University of Texas in Houston, TX
Ophthalmic Pathology Fellowship: The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
Clinical Cancer Genetics Fellowship: The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH

Society Memberships:

2000-present The American Society of Human Genetics
2002-present American Association for Cancer Research
2007-present Egyptian Society of Pathology
2003- present Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
2013-present International Liver Cancer Association

Honors and Awards:

07/00-09/00 Loes Jones Endowment for cancer research fellowship award Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University
05/01 Travel fellowship from the 10th International Congress of Human Genetics, Vienna, Austria
10/10 Junior Investigator Award, Ocular Melanoma Foundation
02/11 Junior Investigator Award, American Cancer Society