Mostafa Belghasem



  • 2011 – Present:  PhD Program Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • 2010- 2011:    Masters Program – Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    • Dr. Joel Henderson Lab – Advisor
    • Thesis Title: “Myosin Expression and Podocyte Function in Kidney’s Structure and Function in Heterozygous MYH9 Knockout Mice”
  • 2008  Residency: Internal medicine; Tripoli Medical Center, Libya
  • 2004   Doctor of Medicine (MB BCh); Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya


Renal Pathology and Cancer Biology


  • European Arab School of Medical Oncology American Cancer Society


  1. Along with his mentor Dr. Joel Henderson recently finished writing a book chapter on “Kidney Structure and Physiology” for the CRC Handbook of Biomedical Engineering, 4th Edition.  It will be published in September 2011


  • Teaching a mini-histology series, as a volunteer, next semester 2011 to GMS students taking the PA600 course. He will assist students with no human histology background to have a better understanding of their pathology lectures and help them excel in future courses.


  • Sports
  • Travelling