Abdel-Rahman_Mohamed_720x720Wiseman Hall
400 W 12th Ave
Room 202
Columbus, OH, 43210

Office: 614-292-1396
Lab: 614-292-0709
Fax: 614-247-7153

Dr. Abdel-Rahman is a research faculty member specializing in pathology, clinical genetics and molecular genetics. His research interests include molecular diagnosis of ocular melanoma, identifying novel targets for therapy of ocular melanoma and study hereditary predisposition to ocular melanoma and other cancers.

Dr. Abdel-Rahman has an adjunct appointment at the division of human genetics. He is working with Medical and Ocular oncology colleagues to develop a clinical trial for management of uveal melanoma patients with high-risk for systemic metastasis. Additionally, he teaches Ophthalmic Pathology for ophthalmology residents.

Research Interests

  • Uveal melanomas
  • Ocular genetics
  • Clinical cancer genetics
  • Ocular Pathology

Education and Training

MB BCh (MD): Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
PhD: The Ohio State University
Residency: Pathology, Theodore Bilharz Research Institute in Giza, Egypt
Residency: Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufiya University in Egypt
Fellowship: Pathology, National Liver Institute, Menoufiya University, Egypt
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Cancer Genetics, University of Texas in Houston, Texas
Fellowship: Ophthalmic Pathology, The Ohio State University
Fellowship: Clinical Cancer Genetics, The Ohio State University

Society Memberships

  • The American Society of Human Genetics, 2000-present 
  • American Association for Cancer Research, 2002-present
  • Egyptian Society of Pathology, 2007-present
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2003-present 
  • International Liver Cancer Association, 2013-present 

Honors and Awards

  • Loes Jones Endowment for cancer research fellowship award Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University, 07/2000-09/2000
  • Travel fellowship from the 10th International Congress of Human Genetics, Vienna, Austria, 05/2001
  • Junior Investigator Award, Ocular Melanoma Foundation, 10/2010
  • Junior Investigator Award, American Cancer Society, 02/2011