President of Alexandria University Dr. Rushdy Zahran inaugurated the new laboratories of medical research center in the Faculty of Medicine with total cost of 40 million EGP and funded by the faculty, university hospitals, governmental research projects and Science and Technological Development Fund (STDF). The new labs include, Genome lab, Protiumlab, atomic absorption lab, chromatography laboratory and many others.

In his speech Dr. Rushdy Zahran underlined the importance of establishing new research laboratories and developing the existing ones as well as continuous follow-up for its performance and its impact on the research process.

Prof. Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam, Vice-President of the university for Graduate Studies and Research stressed on providing the necessary facilities for scientific research in addition to work as a group. He also stated university concern on research that are compatible with the research strategy in Alexandria University and serve the issues of development.

Dr. Ibrahim Mukhles, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine declared that the new laboratories will support the faculty role in education and scientific research and the patient service. The Rector, deputies and the dean also inaugurated the new playground complex of the faculty.