Head of branch
Moustafa is a Stem Cells and Developmental Biology PhD candidate at University College London (UCL) and the Francis Crick Institute where he is working on developing a disease modelling platform for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Prior to his PhD, he completed his MRes in at UCL's Institute of Child Health and got his BSc from the American University in Cairo; where he founded and was president of the Biology Student Association.
Moustafa's interest in entrepreneurship, clinically translatable biological therapies and commercialisation of biomedical research led him to co-found the London Apollo Society for translational research and join the Innovation Forum in 2018. He is the Head of the London branch of the Innovation Forum since September 2019.
In his spare time, Moustafa enjoys traveling, hiking, and working on architecture and product design projects.