Honorary President Of MENACTRIMS
Professor and Consultant Neurologist, Faculty of Medicine
Cairo, Egypt

Saher Hashem graduated from Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University MBBCH with Honors in 1967 and master of neuro psychiatry honors 1972 and neurology doctorate Cairo 1976 where he assigned as lecturer of neurology art Cairo University School of Medicine Kasr Alainy.

Prof. Hashem had 2 years post-doctoral training as research fellow in the USA in the years 1976 to 1978 in the field of stroke experimental and sonography and shared the modification of transcranial Doppler with Prof. James F Tool in Winston Salem Wake Forest University.

Prof. Hashem was appointed Assistant Professor in Neurology in 1981 where he started his interest in multiple sclerosis, lecturing and helping to introduce the first MRI in Egypt in private practice and one of the steering committee of Cairo Scan Group. Prof. Hashem received his degree of Prof. Essor of Neurology at Cairo University Kasr Alainy School of Medicine in 1986 till now.

His past appointments include: President of the Department of Neurology in Cairo University till 2005, President of the Egyptian Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry from 2005 to 2007 and President of the Pan Arab Association for Neuroscience from 2007 to 2009, and Head of Neurology Department in Benha University as well as Cairo University. In 2003, he and Prof. Farouk Talaat from Alexandria initiated the first Egyptian Society for MS and he is the President of this society up till now. He is in the editorial board of JAMA Neurology and Chief Editor of the Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatry. He lectured everywhere in Egypt, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait speaking about different neurology aspects as well wrote over 50 articles in EJNNP and other international journals and supervised more the 60 master and doctorate theses.

Prof. Hashem also shared international drug trials on DMD drugs in phase 3 used in treatment of MS.