Dr Ahmed Salem is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Lung Cancer Research at the University of Manchester and an Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in lung cancer radiotherapy.
After graduating in 2005 from the Misr University for Science and Technology College of Medicine in Egypt, he completed training in in radiation oncology at King Hussein Cancer Centre, Jordan. He attained fellowships and specialty certifications in clinical, radiation and medical oncology. In 2017 he completed a clinical research fellowship and was awarded a PhD in Medicine from the University of Manchester
Dr Salem is actively involved in clinical research, with a focus on validating novel biomarkers of hypoxia and radiosensitivity in lung cancer patients, and has conducted a number of biomarker-driven clinical trials. He has published his work in over 30 peer-reviewed papers and has also spoken at a number of international oncology conferences.
He has won a number of academic oncology awards, including the ESTRO Accuray Award and the ASTRO International-US annual meeting scientific abstract award. He is passionate about education and is a committee member in the Royal College of Radiologists clinical oncology professional learning and development subcommittee. He is also a co-chair of the ESTRO FALCON workshop operational group.