Lamis Yehia

Lebanon | Fulbright S&T awardee 2011 | Case Western Reserve University | Pathology


Lamis Yehia is a doctoral candidate at the Genomic Medicine Institute (GMI) of the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Her training is in clinical cancer genetics translational research under the mentorship of Dr. Charis Eng. She is interested in finding out how genes predispose individuals to cancers and genetic disorders, with the ultimate goal of taking these discoveries from the lab bench to the patient bedside.

Lamis grew up in Beirut, Lebanon where she earned a scholarship for high school education at the International College. She then received a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from the American University of Science and Technology and a Master’s degree in Human Morphology from the American University of Beirut, both focusing on patient-oriented and cancer research.

Besides her love for science and medicine, Lamis enjoys poetry, photography, crafts, airports, and observing nature.



PhD (current, Pathology) Case Western Reserve University, USA
MS (2011, Human Morphology) American University of Beirut, Lebanon
BS (2009, Clinical Laboratory Science) American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon