Researcher in Laboratory © HIPS

Dr Walid A. M. Elgaher


Dr. Walid A. M. Elgaher studied Pharmacy at Assiut University (Egypt). He was awarded a scholarship from the German academic exchange service (DAAD) for doctorate study in Germany. In 2016, he got his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Rolf W. Hartmann, Saarland University. Then he returned to Egypt and was appointed as a lecturer of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Assiut University. In 2017, he joined the group of Prof. Anna K. H. Hirsch as a postdoctoral fellow at HIPS, where he is currently a project leader. His work focuses on the application of various drug design approaches and the use of biophysical and computational techniques for drug discovery and optimization, especially in the field of antimicrobial research.