Spotlight on new faculty -- meet Johny Elkahwaji, MSc.D., Ph.D.

November 08, 2007

picture disc.Johny Elkahwaji, MSc.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the adult oncology and hematology section, is among the many new faculty members at UNMC.

Name: Johny Elkahwaji, MSc.D., Ph.D.

Title: Assistant professor, adult oncology and hematology

Research Interests: Dr. Elkahwaji's will be a full-time researcher, conducting basic and clinical translational research in GU malignancies. His specific research interests are inflammation and cancer and urologic oncology diseases including bladder, kidney and prostate cancer chemoprevention immunotherapy.

Specialty: Basic and clinical translational research in GU malignancies

Degree: MSc.D., Ph.D., Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris

Post doc: One year post-doc fellowship in transplant surgery and immunology, department of surgery, division of transplant surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, Wis.; and three year post-doc fellowship in urology, department of surgery, division of urology, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison Wis.

Previous positions: Scientist, department of surgery, division of urology, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, Wis.; and assistant professor of surgery, department of surgery, division of urologic surgery, UNMC, Omaha

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