Heba Fahmy was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1983. She is currently a lecturer of Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Cairo University. She earned her Bachelor (distinction with honor) of Biophysics at Cairo University in 2004, and her Master in Medical Biophysics from Cairo University in 2010. In her master thesis work, she investigated the effect of continuous and modulated electromagnetic radiation on rat's EEG during sleep. She completed her PhD in 2014 on the use of Nigella sative in the treatment of an animal model of multiple sclerosis. After completing her PhD, Heba worked as a lecturer at biophysics Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University from 2014 and until now. She is interested in the field of neuroscience and nanotechnology, Especially, the impact of different nanoparticles on the brain and the treatment of animal model of neurodegenerative diseases using nanotechnology. Heba has over 8 refereed publications, 7 research articles and 1 book. Heba is now the leader of the biophysical scientific society, a research team composed mainly of undergraduate students and freshly graduate students. The team research work is focused mainly on drug delivery, biomaterials and nanotoxicology. Heba Awarded the prize of best poster presentations at the 10th International Conference of the European Bioelectromagnetics Association that was held 21th-24th February 2011 –Rome – Italy and also in The 6th international conference on modern trends in physics researches that was held 17th - 20th December 2016 - Hurghada – Egypt. She also earned Cairo University publication award during the years 2014 and 2016. Heba is now a reviewer and an editorial member of many of the prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
Neuroscience; Nanotechnology; Nanotoxicology; Drug delivery; Electrophysiology.