Dr. Majed Halwani
Dr. Halwani earned his Bachelor of Biochemistry from King Abdulaziz University in 1998 and he worked since then as laboratory specialist at MOH in Biochemistry and Serology. Dr. Halwani joined King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) late 2013 as Associate Research Scientist.
He built the initiative of establishing the Antimicrobial & Vaccine Development Unit under the umbrella of Infectious Diseases Department with Dr. Hanan Balkhy. Currently, Dr. Halwani is the Head of Nanomedicine Department , King Abdullah International Medical Research Center and a Research Scientist and Consultant in Biomolecular Sciences . Dr. Halwani is also involved in the education of postgraduate students through co-mentorship with King Saud University. Dr. Halwani research interests are focused on lipid-based drug and vaccine delivery systems and cancer drug delivery. In addition to research, Dr. Halwani has served in several international scientific societies.