Dr. El-Mas received B.S. Pharmacy 1982, M.S. 1986, PhD 1990. Full professor of Pharmacology 2000; Chair, Dept. of Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Alexandria Univ.; Chair, National Drug Committee (Academy of Scientific Research & Technology, Egypt); Ex-Chair, National Scientific Committee on Faculty Promotion (Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy); visiting Professor, East Carolina Univ., NC, USA; Publications: 130 peer-reviewed scholarly articles published in top tier international journals and 117 abstracts in international conferences; Editorial board positions in 12 international journals; Awards: Best Researcher Award, Clarivate Analytics & Egyptian Knowledge Bank (2018); Khalifa Award for Distinguished University Professor in the Field of Scientific Research (United Arab Emirates, 2015-2016); The National Prize for Scientific Excellence (2006); The National Prize for Scientific Encouragement (1994, 2000); ACDIMA award (Jordon, 2007); Alexandria University Honorary Award (2011); Distinguished Research Professor of Alexandria Univ. (2010), The Silver and Gold Appreciation Medal Awards, General Syndicate of Pharmacists, Egypt.
Dr. El-Mas is principally concerned with the detrimental circulatory and renal influences of drugs of abuse (alcohol and nicotine) and immunosuppressant drugs and their interaction with endotoxic manifestation. This includes cellular and molecular aspects of these interactions, peripheral and central controlling mechanisms, roles of gonadal hormones and sexual dimorphism, and potential therapeutic strategies.