Dr. Abdelilah Gounni
Dr. Abdelilah Gounni is a Professor in the Department of Immunology, Max Rady college of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He is a member of the Biology of Breathing Group and a senior scientist of the Children Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba.
Professor Gounni received his Ph.D. from Pasteur Institute, University of Lille, France, and then underwent training as a National Swiss Foundation Research fellow at the University of Basel, and as a postdoctoral fellow at the Meakins Christie Labs at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
His research program investigates the molecular mechanisms of immune regulation in airway chronic inflammation, and is continuously supported by funding agencies including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Research Manitoba and National Sciences and Engineering Research of Canada among others.
Dr. Gounni is well established investigator with an outstanding publication record, 85 in total and 28 in the last 5 years, with a Scopus H Index of 31 and more than 2700 citations. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards including Swiss National Foundation fellowship, CIHR postdoctoral Fellowship, CIHR New Investigator and Manitoba Research Chair among others. Over his career, he has mentored more than 30 post-doc medical fellows and graduate students. He served on many international and national granting agencies committee and Editorial Board of respected journals.