About Dr. Elkhanany
Dr. Ahmed Elkhanany, MD is an oncologist in Birmingham, Alabama, practicing at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Dr. Elkhanany pasion about Oncology started in his younger years, where he was drawn to the complexity and self organizational properties of tumors. Eventually, he perused research in Angiogenesis, the process by which tumors create new blood vessels to continue their growth. His interest shifted to Breast Cancer, where he studied the nature of breast tumors that lack receptors against which target therapy can work.
During his fellowship, Dr. Elkhanany has been pursuing his interest in Breast Cancer, as well as Tumor Micro-environment surrounding cancer cells. His main research interests include role of immunity in fighting Breast Cancer and gene drivers of breast cancer.