SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Key Memberships
From December 2010 to present.
From December 2010 to September 2011.
Profile Summary

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science & Immunology, University of Salford; Assistant Professor of Immunology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institutes of Cancer & Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manchester.

Member of editorial board for scientific journals (e.g. Clinical & Developmental Immunology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, The Open Vaccine Journal, The Open Clinical Chemistry Journal) and reviewer to many journals and funding bodies including Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust, Leukaemia Lymphoma Research, Yorkshire Cancer Research and Qatar Foundation

My research is focussed on Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy with special interest in the role and function of immunosuppressive cells (T regulatory cells and myeloid-derived suppressor cells) in cancer.

Key Collaborators:

Professor Basil Ammori, North Manchester General Hospital and Salford Royal Hospital

Professor Peter L Stern, University of Manchester

Professor Robert E Hawkins, University of Manchester

Professor Phil S Craig, University of Salford

Research team members:

Dr Yazan Khaled (Associate staff/ MD student)

Miss May Abd al Samid (PhD student)

Mr Belal Chaudhary (Wellcome Trust Vacation Scholarship)

Key Qualifications
2012
Key Projects
2012
Dec
Role of immunosuppressive cells in pancreatic and colorectal cancers
North Manchester Health Care Trust, £3,270.00.
Principal Investigator: E Elkord (100%).
2012
Aug
Role of immunosuppresive cells in pancreatic and colorectal cancers
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, £3,000.00.
Principal Investigator: E Elkord (100%).
2012
Jul
Echinococcosis - Naval Medical Research Unit, Lima, Peru
Naval Medical Research Unit, Lima, £1,765.00.
Principal Investigator: P Craig (50%). Co-Investigator: E Elkord (50%).
2012
Jul
Echinococcosis - Universidad Cayetano Heredia
University of Peru, £1,346.00.
Principal Investigator: P Craig (5%). Co-Investigator: E Elkord (95%).
2012
May
Biomedical Vacation Scholarship
Wellcome Trust, £1,440.00.
Principal Investigator: E Elkord (100%).
2011
Sep
Developing Vascular Targeting Agents as a Method Combating Childhood cancers
Kidscan, £70,000.00.
Principal Investigator: J Hadfield (50%). Co-Investigators: E Elkord (17%), S Rossington (17%), I Podmore (17%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Guest Editorials in Journals
Letters in Journals
Reviews
Key Presence
Conference Presentations
2013
Jul
2012
Dec
2011
Nov

keynote Speaker

2010
Mar
2007
Feb
Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2010
Dec
Honours and Awards
2012
Nov
2012
Jun
2009
Feb

Support to work as guest researcher with the Immunology Group at the National Institutes of Health, USA

2004
Jul
2003
Jun
2002
Oct
Journal Editorship
2011
May
2010
Aug
2010
Apr
2008
Mar
2008
Mar
Memberships of External Bodies
2009
Feb
2003
Mar
2002
Apr
2002
Mar
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2012
Oct
2012
Aug
2008
Jan
2005
Feb
Other University Research Roles
2010
Oct