Press Releases

Unraveling the Mystery of DNA Attacks in Cells’ Powerhouse could Pave Way for New Cancer Treatments

Work led by Dr Sherif El-Khamisy, Director of the Center of Genomics at Zewail City & Chair of Molecular Medicine at the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the University of Sussex, University of Newcastle and St Jude hospital in the US unravels the mystery of DNA attacks in cells’ powerhouse - the mitochondria -  providing novel avenues to tackle neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.

عبية يفوز بجائزة خليفة للاستاذ المتميز فى البحث العلمى على مستوى العلماء العرب

فاز الأستاذ الدكتور صلاح عبية مدير مركز الفوتونات والمواد الذكية بمدينة زويل للعلوم والتكنولوجيا ( مشروع مصر القومي للنهضة العلمية ) بجائزة خليفة للاستاذ المتميز فى البحث العلمى و المقدمة باسم رئيس دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة وهى تعتبر جائزة دولية و أعلى جائزة علمية بدولة الإمارات.

Zewail City Scientists Develop Novel Nano-structured Biosensor for Glucose Detection

In an interdisciplinary initiative led by Prof. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Joint Director of the Center for Materials Science (CMS) in collaboration with the Center for Nanotechnology (CNT) at Zewail City for Science and Technology, researchers developed a promisingrapid, and highly efficient electrochemical biosensor mainly used for quantitative analysis of glucose concentration in patients’ blood samples.

Zewail City Scientists Developed Affordable Diagnostic Kit for Hepatitis C

Researchers used gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and HCV's specific genomic signature

Researchers Identify Potential Reason behind Colorectal Cancer Resistance to Chemotherapy

The researchers discovered that a specific modification in a protein called histone that wraps the DNA made repair much faster in cancer cells, which resulted in therapy resistance.

Zewail City’s Students honored for achieving high scores in Physics GRE Test

Physics major undergraduate students have recorded high scores in the 2015 Physics Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test.

Anchoring gold Nanoparticles within the Backbone of POPs to Control their Catalytic Activity

 A novel pathway to immobilize gold (Au) nanoparticles within microporous organic polymers

New Stable Natural Drug Nanoformulation Brings Hope for Diabetes Type 2 Patients

Researchers encapsulated Silymarin in nano-sized particles

Zewail City: Innovative Porous Polymers for Photochemical Catalytic Applications in Energy and Environment

Development of novel pathway to construct platform solids for applications in photochemical heterogeneous catalysis.

New Hope for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Novel therapeutic nano-formulation with potential for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Yacoub Chairing Zewail City’s Board: Zewail’s National Mission Will Carry on

Zewail City’s board of directors (BoD) held an emergency board meeting Monday, August 8 to discuss the City’s current situation

Zewail City Researchers Develop New Smart Wound Dressing

A team of Zewail City researchers, led by Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, professor of nanomaterials and joint director of the Center for Materials Science, developed a new kind of nanoparticles-in-nanofibers wound dressing that could deliver drugs and confer healing in a single-dose.

A Eulogy for Our Founder Dr. Zewail

It is with utmost sadness that we bid farewell to our leader, founder and the source of inspiration.

Fragrance Ingredient May Hold Promise in Personalized Medicine

Zewail City’s researchers identify a compound commonly used in perfume manufacturing as a novel DNA repair inhibitor

Zewail City Professor a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy has been admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.