Dr El-Nezami is Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences. After Dr El-Nezami obtained his MSc & PhD in Applied and Nutritional Toxicology from RMIT-University (Melbourne, Australia), he moved to the University of Eastern Finland (previously known as University of Kuopio) where he established a research programme investigating human exposure to food toxins with special focus on mycotoxins in developing countries.
The programme later extended to investigate dietary approaches to counteract the health hazards associated with exposure to food toxins. In recognition of his research excellence Dr El-Nezami was awarded the prestigious Academy of Finland Fellowship. Dr El-Nezami holds an adjunct Professor post at the University of Turku and University of Eastern Finland (Finland). Dr El-Nezami is a registered Toxicologist at EUROTOX and is full member of the Society of Toxicology (SOT, USA).