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Edward Ramzy Ishak Morcos

Edward Ramzy Ishak Morcos, Egyptian urologist, researcher. Recipient award 3rd International Conference in Urological Research, Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1999. Leader Swedish Mission Church, Stockholm, 1995—1999.

Background

  • Morcos, Edward Ramzy Ishak was born on August 6, 1965 in Abu-Korkas, El-Minia, Egypt. Son of Ramzy Ishak Morcos and Nabila Nashed Morshed.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Zagazig, Egypt, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 2000.

    Career

    • Urologist Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, since 2003. Physician, soldier tank unit, 1990-1991, Egypt.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of method for measurement of nitric oxide end products (nitrite and nitrate) in biological fluids by capillary electrophoresis. Discovery of nitric oxide levels in plasma can be used as a marker in patients with collagenous and lymphocitic colitis. Discovery of increase of nitric oxide formation in cerebro-spinal fluids in patients with multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosis.

      Discovery of hydrodynamic sample injection is the injection of choice in measurement of nitrite and nitrate in human urine by capillary electrophoresis. Discovery of increase in nitric oxide formation in urinary bladder cancer patients treated with intra-vesical instillation of Bacillus-Calmette and Guérin vaccine. Discovery of the role of nitric oxide in growth of bladder cancer cell lines.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Socialist

    Membership

    Leader Swedish Mission Church, Stockholm, 1995—1999.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, handball, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Ingeborg Höglund, January 24, 1998. Children: Anton Isak Höglund, Oscar Marcus Höglund.
    • father: Ramzy Ishak Morcos
    • mother: Nabila Nashed Morshed
    • spouse: Elisabeth Ingeborg Höglund
    • children: Anton Isak Höglund Morcos
    • Oscar Marcus Höglund Morcos
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    Born August 6, 1965
    (age 52)
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    • 1988
      University Zagazig
    • 2003
      Urologist Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden