Hagar Labouta


  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Newborn, Fetal, and Maternal Health


Current Positions

Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Manitoba
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba.


Postdoctoral scholar (Nanoscience), University of Calgary, Canada
Eyes-High Postdoctoral Fellow (Biomedical Engineering), University of Calgary, Canada
Postdoctoral fellow (Nanomedicine), Drug delivery department, Helmholtz institute for Pharmaceutical Research, Germany.
PhD (Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology), Saarland University, Germany.
MSc (Drug Delivery), Alexandria University, Egypt.
BSc (Pharmacy), Alexandria University, Egypt.

Research Focus

Nanomedicine is a multidisciplinary branch of science that currently receives a lot of attention from researchers in the pharmaceutical and biomedical fields. The Labouta Lab is using state-of-the-art nanotechnologies and microfluidic organ-on-a-chip models for designing and evaluating nanoparticles (engineered particles on the nanometer scale).

Research Interests

Drug delivery & tumor targeting
Nanotherapies to treat maternal & fetal diseases
Vascular trafficking of nanoparticles & surface protein corona