Abdelrahman H. Elsayed, M.Sc.


Contact Information

Email: aelsayed@ufl.edu


M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Georgetown University
B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Cairo University, Egypt

Entry date into PTR PhD Program: Fall 2016
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) biomarkers associated with treatment outcomes in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients

Professional Experience

  • Graduate Student Assistant – University of Florida, College of Pharmacy
  • Intern at the Protein Information Resource Center (PIR), Georgetown University – April 2016 – August 2016


  • 2nd Place Oral Competition, Junior Graduate Division, University of Florida College of Pharmacy 31st Annual Research Showcase – February 2018
  • 1st Place Poster Presentation, University of Florida College of Pharmacy 30th Annual Research Showcase – February 2017
  • Abstract achievement award, American Society of Hematology 59th Annual Meeting and Exposition – December 2017
  • Cairo – US Initiative Program Fund award – January 2014
  • Fellowship award from The University of Florida – March 2016

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), 2015 – present
  • American society of Hematology (ASH), 2016 – present
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT), 2017 – present
  • Golden Key International Honor Society


  • Darren A. Natale, Cecilia N. Arighi, Judith A. Blake, Jonathan Bona, Chuming Chen, Sheng-Chih Chen,  Karen R. Christie, Julie Cowart, Peter D’Eustachio, Alexander D. Diehl, Harold J. Drabkin, William D. Duncan, Hongzhan Huang, Jia Ren, Karen Ross, Alan Ruttenberg, Veronica Shamovsky, Barry Smith, Qinghua Wang, Jian Zhang, Abdelrahman El-Sayed, Cathy H. Wu. Protein Ontology (PRO): enhancing and scaling up the representation of protein entities. Nucleic Acids Research 45, no. D1 (2016): D339-D346.


  • “Cytarabine Metabolic Pathway SNP Score Predicts Leukemic Cell Intracellular Ara-CTP Levels in Pediatric AML Patients.”  University of Florida College of Pharmacy 31st Annual Research Showcase, Oral Competition, February 2018