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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School
 

Biography

January 2018-Present:

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Surgical Discovery Centre, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK.

(Newton-Mosharafa scholarship and MOHE Egypt-Cambridge Trust Scholarship).

December 2015-December 2017:

Assistant Lecturer at Surgery Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.

April 2013- December 2015:

Demonstrator at Surgery Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.

Masters of Veterinary Medical Science Specilalized in Surgery (2015)

Bachelor of Veterinary Medical Science (2012)- Top 1% of the class

Research

  • Bone Tissue engineering
  • Veterinary orthopaedics
  • Preclinical surgical models 
  • CAD design, 3D printing
  • Medical 3D models building out of CT /MRI scans.
  • Insilco Surgical planning.
  •  Canine Gait analysis
  • Small animals general surgery 

The ultimate goal of my PhD project is to develop and fully charchterise a novel tissue engineering solution for non-healing (critical size) bone defects.

Publications

Key publications: 

List of publications:

Sara Hassouna Elsayed; Thomas Rohwedder; Peter Böttcher; Matthew Allen “LONG-TERM FOLLOW UP AND RETRIEVAL ANALYSIS OF BILATERAL CANINE UNICOMPARTMENTAL ELBOW (CUE) IMPLANTS FOR CANINE MEDIAL COMPARTMENT ELBOW DISEASE” European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology (ESVOT) congress 2021, May 2021

Elsayed, Sara Ahmed Hassouna, and Matthew James Allen. "ADIPOSE-DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS: OSTEOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION CUES AND POTENTIAL BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING APPLICATION." In Orthopaedic Proceedings, vol. 102, no. SUPP_11, pp. 117-117. The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2020.

 

Sara A. Hassouna Elsayed; Matthew J. Allen “Decellularized Bovine Bone Extracellular Matrix for Bone Tissue Engineering: Scaffold Preparation And Characterization” ORS annual meeting February 2020 (Accepted abstract for poster presentation).

Abu-Ahmed, H. M, Hassouna, S. A., Kassem, M. M. “Augmentation Cystoplasty using Autograft with and without Blood Supply: Experimental Study in Canine Model” Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Science , AJVS. Vol. 63 (2): 48-56 Oct. 2019.

Sara A. Hassouna, Matthew J. Allen “Adipose-Derived MSCs Isolation, Morphologic, Culture and Immunophenotypic Characterization” Department of veterinary medicine, University of Cambridge, UK - research afternoon, 3rd July 2019 (Poster).

Sara A. Hassouna, Matthew J. Allen “Characterisation of Ovine Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Potential Use in Bone Tissue Engineering” Building bridges in medical science 2019 Conference (Poster).

Hassouna, S. A., Kassem, M. M., & Abu-Ahmed, H. M. 2015, “Experimental Colon Loop Seromuscular Cover Cystoplasty in Dogs”, Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Science ,Vol. 47, no.1, pp. 134-147, September 2015.

In Press:

Eleonora Po, Richard Whitelock, Sara Hassouna Elsayed, Matthew Allen “Use of antimicrobial impregnated calcium sulphate beads in the surgical management of mandibular osteomyelitis in an 8-year-old Huacaya alpaca”. Given full consideration for publication in Veterinary Record Case Reports (April, 2021).

Sara A. Hassouna Elsayed; Agnieszka B. Fracka, Matthew J. Allen “DESIGNING AND 3D-PRINTING OF A CUSTOM-MADE DRILL GUIDES FOR HUMERAL INTRACONDYLAR FISSURE REPAIR” submitted for EORS 2021 annual meeting

Sara A. Hassouna Elsayed; Ming Yan, Matthew J. Allen “IN VITRO CHARACTERIZATION OF 3D-PRINTED DECELLULARIZED BONE MATRIX COMPOSITE SCAFFOLDS FOR BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS” submitted for EORS 2021 annual meeting.

Oral Presentation

  • LONG-TERM FOLLOW UP AND RETRIEVAL ANALYSIS OF BILATERAL CANINE UNICOMPARTMENTAL ELBOW (CUE) IMPLANTS FOR CANINE MEDIAL COMPARTMENT ELBOW DISEASE” European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology (ESVOT) congress 2021, May 2021.
  • Adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells osteogenic differentiation cues and potential bone tissue engineering applications - European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) 28th Annual Meeting, September 2020.
  • Decellularised bone matrix a modified xenograft for bone tissue engineering (Department of veterinary medicine, University of Cambridge, UK - research afternoon December 2019).
  • Evolution of biomaterials in bone tissue engineering (Rebels: Newnham MCR Conference May 2019).
  • Adipose tissue: from surgical waste to valuable source of mesenchymal stem cells: A bone tissue engineering perspective (Friday morning seminar, Department of veterinary medicine, University of Cambridge, UK May 2019).
  • Repairing broken bones past, present and future (Department of veterinary medicine, University of Cambridge, UK - research afternoon December 2018).

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 
  • Teaching contribution for the Small animal orthopaedics syllabus for 5th year Vet students at Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge (October 2020-present)
  • Introduction to fracture fixation skills lab teaching for 6th year Vet students at Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge- UK, 3 hours/ week (October 2020-Present)
  • Surgical principles teaching to 5th year students at Clinical skills Centre, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge- UK, 4 hours / week (3rd October 2019 –Present).
  • Oxford summer course tutor, subject: Medicine, age group 16-17, at Cambridge- UK, 10 hours /week (21st July 2019 – 3rd August 2019).
  • Practical lessons of Veterinary anesthesia, veterinary general surgery, veterinary systemic surgery, veterinary ophthalmology, lameness diagnosis, veterinary orthopedic principles and veterinary radiology. 4th and 5th year Vet. Students at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Alexandria University – Egypt, 12 hours /week (April 2013-December 2017).

Other Professional Activities

  • Department of Veterinary medicine University of Cambridge, Faculty Board postgraduate representative (May 2021- present).
  • Reviewer for Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) – (2020- Present).

Memberships and Socities:

  • ESVOT European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology (April 2021-present)
  • ORS Preclinical Models Section education committee (January 2021-2024)
  • AO CMF member (November 2020-present)
  • European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) ( May 2020- Present).
  • Cambridge Philosophical Society (21 October 2019-present)
  • ORS Preclinical Models Section member (October 2019- present)
  • AOVET (September 2019- Present).
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) (January 2019- Present).
PhD candidate

Contact Details

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Available for consultancy

Affiliations

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Person keywords: 
Orthopaedic surgery
Animal model
Stem cells
Surgery
Adult stem cells
Bone
3D printing
Surgical planning