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Dr Ahmed Salem (MB ChB, MSc, FRCR) - personal details

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Dr Ahmed Salem

Role: Clinical Research Fellow in lung cancer imaging and fellow in clinical oncology

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 0036



Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Clinical oncology professional learning and development sub-committee (04/2016 - current)

Royal College of Radiologists, UK


Greater Manchester lung cancer pathway committee (09/2015 - current)

Christie NHS Foundation Trust, UK


Ambassador member (1/2013 - current)

European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)


Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists- Clinical Oncology (FRCR)- 2015

MRCP speciality certificate exam in medical oncology- 2015

ESMO certificate exam in medical oncology- 2015

Fellow of the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (EF)- 2014

Jordan Board of Radiation Oncology (Board-certified radiation oncologist)- 2014

Masters of Science (MSc) in Oncology (Newcastle University, UK)- 2013        

MB ChB in Medicine and Surgery (Cairo, Egypt)- 2005


Dr Ahmed Salem, MB ChB, MSc, FRCR is a clinical research fellow in lung cancer imaging (University of Manchester) and a fellow in clinical oncology (Christie NHS Foundation Trust). His current research aims to validate novel imaging biomarkers of tumour hypoxia in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Dr Salem has completed training in radiation oncology in Jordan (2010-2014). He has attained fellowships/ speciality certifications in clinical/ radiation (FRCR, Jordanian board certification and ESTRO fellowship) and medical oncology (MRCP medical oncology and ESMO examination). Dr Salem has 3 years of post-certification clinical oncology experience in a prominent hospital and cancer centre in the UK (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Christie NHS Foundation Trust). 

Dr Salem has a track record in academic research with numerous (>30) peer-reviewed publications, most research completed with minimal supervision. He has also completed a master’s degree in oncology from Newcastle University (UK). As part of a current doctoral degree, Dr Salem is gaining experience in cutting-edge translational research and has acquired valuable grounding into radiation biology, functional medical imaging (novel MRI and PET) and clinical trial design.

Among other educational and managerial commitments, Dr Salem is a member of the clinical oncology professional learning and development sub-committee (Royal College of Radiologists, UK) and Manchester Cancer Lung Pathway Board.


Medical education work experince teaching (07/2016 - current)

Chrsitie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK


Tutor for online thoracic OAR FALCON contouring course (03/2016 - current)

Euopean Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology


Creation/ manitenence of ESTRO online learning module (09/2015 - current)

ESTRO global learning objective

Management of locally-advanced NSCLC


Tutor for personal and professional development (09/2015 - current)

Phase 1 medical students (year 1-2)

Manchester Medical School, University of Manchester, UK  


Christie FRCR part IIB course examiner (09/2015 - current)

Chrsitie NHS Foundation Trust, UK


Medical students teaching (09/2014 - current)

Chrsitie NHS Foundation Trust, UK