Annual Scientific Meeting
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Extraordinary Success of the Eleventh Annual Scientific Meeting
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute (TBRI) & Beaujon Hospital-France
Under the auspices of Prof. Wafaa Kandeel, TBRI President, a one day scientific meeting was held on Saturday 16 March 2019, at Ramses Hilton, Cairo. The meeting was within the frame of MOU that was signed in 2007 and renewed in 2012 and 2017 between TBRI, Egypt and Beaujon Hospital, France. The ceremony was inaugurated by Dr. Rym Abderrahmani, the Science and Technology Attaché of the French Embassy, and the French MOU coordinator Prof. Ruszniewski, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Paris Diderot University, Professor of Pancreatology & Gastroenterology, Beaujon Hospital and the Egyptian MOU coordinator Prof. Ahmed El Ray, Professor & Head of Hepatogastroenterology Lab., TBRI. The meeting was under the theme of "Hepatogastroenterology Diseases”. Hot topics were discussed including the International recommendations in the management of acute pancreatitis, non- surgical treatment of malignant neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors, laparoscocpic resection of HCC, liver transplantation for HCC, towards HCV elimination in 2020 and the Egyptian view of Helicobacter pylori.The first signatories of the cooperation agreement, Prof. Philippe Ruszniewski and Prof. Gihan El-Fandy, Professor of Anesthesiology and Former Head of TBRI, were honored on the sidelines of the meeting. The scientific meeting was attended by 450 participants from TBRI, Egyptian Universities, Research Institutes and Ministry of Health.