Dr Mohammed Ghaly

Dr Mohammed Ghaly

Professor at the Research Centre for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE) College of Islamic Studies (CIS) Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar

Dr Mohammed Ghaly is professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics at the research Centre for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. In 1999, he did Islamic Studies in English at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt and was awarded his Bachelor’s degree with cum laude. In 2002, he got his M.A. degree in Islamic Studies, also with cum laude, from Leiden University, the Netherlands and in 2008 he received his PhD from the same university.

During the period 2007-2013, Ghaly was a faculty member at Leiden University and since 2011 he has been a faculty member at the Erasmus Mundus Program; the European Master of Bioethics jointly organized by a number of European universities. Ghaly is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Islamic Ethics (published by Brill) and serves on the editorial board of a number of academic journals. He is the research consultant of a number of research projects as well. He currently leads a large scale project on Genomics and Islamic Ethics (2016-2019), funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). He was invited to lecture on Islamic bioethics at many universities worldwide including Imperial College London, Oxford University, University of Oslo, University of Chicago and Georgetown University. During the academic year 2014-2015, he was Visiting Researcher of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, USA.