Mansoor Saleh, MD received his early education in the Aga Khan School system in East Africa, his medical education at the University of Heidelberg in Germany and conducted his doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg. He received his training in internal medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan and clinical and translational research training in Hematology & Oncology at the University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center in Birmingham, Alabama where he was tenured Professor of Medicine & Pathology and Director of the First-in-Human Early Drug Development Program.

His area of research and clinical focus is “targeted therapy of cancer”. In January 2020, he joined the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya as the Founding Chair, Department of Hematology – Oncology and Founding Director – AKU, N Cancer Center.