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Salsabil Elboraie

Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD Student



Salsabil Elboraie joined the Biology department as GTA/PhD student in September 2018.

She gained her medical degree from Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University on October 2011. Following her degree, she successfully completed her residency at Alexandria Main University Hospitals. During her residency, she obtained her master’s degree from Clinical and Chemical pathology department from the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University. Her Master’s project investigated the screening of BRCA mutations in Egyptian breast cancer patients using Pyrosequencing techniques. Following this, she became Assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University. Pursuing a career in Clinical/Academic interface, she applied for PhD in genome editing at Edge Hill University.

Her PhD Project is focusing on developing different therapeutic regimes for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations. That will include the use of different modalities such as gene editing, base editing and the read-through nanoparticles to correct CF mutations.

Salsabil has a Clinical and hands on practice in Immunology and HLA typing, Molecular biology, Coagulation, Clinical chemistry, Haematology, Bone Marrow Transplantation (bone marrow aspiration & biopsy), FISH and cytogenetics. She also has a good experience in conducting practical training for undergraduate medical students and Supervising residents’ practice in different clinical and chemical pathology units.

Research Interests

Developing different genetic therapeutic modalities for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis mutations.