Dr Kamal Eltom
University of Khartoum
Dr Kamal Eltom is an associate professor and Head of the Unit of Animal Health and Safety of Animal Products in the Institute for Studies and Promotion of Animal Exports at the University of Khartoum (UofK) in Sudan. His research interests include host-pathogen interaction, drug and antimicrobial resistance and the development of simple and rapid diagnostic techniques. He obtained his first degrees (BVSc and MVSc) from the University of Khartoum and his PhD from Georg-August University of Göttingen in Germany. He has won scholarships from the Sudanese Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHE) as well as the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), IBT Göttingen, and Göttingen International. He has also received research grants from the UofK, the MHE, the DAAD, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership.