Investigator

Yasser Elsayed

MD, PhD

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

Contact

Current Positions

Associate Professor (2020- current)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB (2014-2019)

Director, Hemodynamics and Neonatal Echocardiology Program, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB (2014-present)

Chair, international POCUS NEO group

Education

2001-2006 PhD (MD – Doctorate in Pediatrics), Al-Azhar University, Egypt
1996-1998 MSc (Masters of Pediatrics), Zagazig University, Egypt
1987-1994 MBChB Doctor of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt

Post-Graduate Training
2013-2014 Echocardiology Fellow, Echo Lab, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
2009-2012 Clinical and Research Fellow, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Program, University of Manitoba
1998-2001 Pediatric Resident, Benha Children’s Hospital, Egypt
1996-1998 Pediatric Resident, Zagazig University, Egypt
1994-1995 Rotating Intern, Zagazig University, Egypt

Research Focus

In the field of hemodynamics, tissue oxygenation and end-organ performance and physiology, in both animal-based and human research
Member of the Neonatal Physiology and Therapeutics subject theme, for the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting

Research Interests

I am currently studying the impact of oxygen therapy on brain autoregulation in preterm infants with hypoxemic respiratory failure.