Dr. Amel Hassen (Qatar)

Dr. Amel Hassen is a Senior Consultant Physician in Pediatric Immunology & Allergy at Sidra Medicine and the Associate Program Director for the Combined Allergy and Immunology Fellowship training program in Qatar. She is also the Director of Under Graduate Medical Education (UGME) and the Co-Chair Children Clinical Practice Guideline Committee. She finished her MBBS at the University of Gezira in Sudan. She holds the following certificates of MSc & FRCPCH and gained a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) in Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Diseases, UK. She has over 17 years of extensive experience caring for children with inherited primary immunodeficiency and allergic diseases including HAE, eczema, and other allergies. She had the opportunity to be trained & work in the host defense unit, which comprises Immunology & allergy, Bone Marrow Transplant, Haematology/Oncology, and Infectious disease. She has looked after children receiving Bone Marrow Transplantation and Gene Therapy (GT) for Primary Immunodeficiency (PID), metabolic and hematological familial disorders. Dr. Hassen has a great interest in research related to the same area. She has multiple publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.