Fares Al-Ejeh | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Dr. Fares Al-EJeh

Dr. Fares Al-Ejeh (PhD)

Senior Scientist
Translational Oncology Research Center
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute


Associate Professor Fares Al-Ejeh was awarded his Bachelor of Biotechnology degree, and his PhD from the University of Wollongong (NSW, Australia). His first post-doctoral position was industry-funded by Oncaidia Ltd at the Royal Adelaide Hospital/Hanson Institute. .

After five years in industry-oriented research, Dr. Al-Ejeh started his academic career at one of Australia's largest research institutes, the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. At QIMR, he established his own group, Personalised Medicine, in 2015. His track record includes two granted patents on Apomab and five submitted patent applications undergoing evaluation. He has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications focusing on cancer diagnostics and therapeutics with focus on translational medical research.

Dr. Al-Ejeh has contributed as a keynote speaker at several conferences and as a member of several panels for grant reviews in Australia and internationally. He is an Associate Member of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) and an adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia in recognition of his teaching and supervision of postgraduate students.



Research Interests

  • Personalized/Precision Oncology
  • Multi-omics
  • Novel Biomarkers and Drug Targets
  • Breast Cancer


Senior Scientist

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute/HBKU, Translational Oncology Research Center. Doha, Qatar.

2020 - present
  • Team Head (Faculty) and Senior Research Fellow

    QIMR Berghhofer Medical Research Institute. Brisbane, Australia

    2010 - 2019
  • Senior Researcher and Chief Scientific Officer

    Oncaidia Ltd. and the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Hanson Institute. Adelaide, Australia

    2005 - 2009


Bachelor of Biotech (Honours)

University of Wollongong (NSW/Australia)

  • Ph.D. (Cancer Biology)

    University of Wollongong (NSW/Australia)


Selected Publications