Moustapha Kassem

Head of Research at Molecular Endocrinology Unit (KMEB) at SDU

Chair of Health Sciences

Moustapha Kassem
10/11 2021
12:15-13:15, DIAS Auditorium (V24-501a-0)

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About Moustapha Kassem

Dr. Moustapha Kassem is a regular speaker at national and international conferences of bone biology and stem cells that include the Endocrine Society, ASBMR, and European Calcified Tissue Society. He is currently associate Editor of two journals: Bone and Aging Cell.  Dr. Moustapha Kassem has authored/co-authored 321 original manuscripts and invited reviews/book chapters. in 2012 he was awarded the prestigious Marie and August Krogh research award from the Danish Medical Association.

Dr. Moustapha Kassem has been studying osteoporosis cell biology and skeletal stem cell biology with an emphasis on the introduction of stem cell-based therapies in the clinic. He has multiple scientific achievements to his name including describing a novel method for the isolation of bone marrow skeletal stem cells (which later became known as stromal or mesenchymal stem cells (MSC)) from human bone marrow aspirates in 1991 that has become standard in the field.  Since then, he has characterized several model systems for studying the biology of MSCs that are being used by several international investigators.

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