Nationality : Palestine
Position : Professor of Immunology, Natural and Medical Sciences Research Centre, University of Nizwa, Oman
Field of study : Cancer Immunology, Cancer Immunotherapy, Tumor Microenvironment, Immune Regulation, T Regulatory Cells, Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC)
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Dr. Eyad Elkord is a Professor of Immunology with the Natural & Medical Sciences Research Centre, University of Nizwa, Oman, and an Honorary Professor with University of Salford, UK. He received his PhD in Tumour Immunology in 2005 from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University (UK). He had academic and research positions at different institutions including Paterson Institute for Cancer Research (UK), University of Salford (UK), UAE University (UAE), and Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (Qatar).
Dr. Elkord received different prizes including UAE University Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2016, and the Dean's annual research prize from College of Science & Technology, University of Salford in 2012. He is an awardee of certificates of achievement from UAE University for publishing in top journals in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Dr. Elkord is a member of different scientific societies, and he is an editorial board member for several international journals and a reviewer of many international journals and well-known funding agents. He presented his research at different national and international meetings and conferences. Dr. Elkord’s research in the area of immune regulation is well recognized, as evidenced by publications and citations. Dr. Elkord has 130 publications in peer-reviewed high-impact international journals with more than 10300 citations and an h-index of 46 and an M-index of 2.7. In recognition of his research influence, Dr. Elkord has been named in Stanford University’s global list of the top 2% scientists for three consecutive years (2019-2021), achieving the position in the top 0.26% in the Immunology subfield.