Experience in Clinical Trials

I participated in the following Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled Clinical Trials (RCT’s):

These were done during my work at Guy’s King’s Collee and St Thomas’ School of Medicine of the University of London  – in the period from 200 to 2003

1- Interferon Beta for Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PRISMS)

2- The EVIDENCE study, Rebif versus Avonex for Relapsing Remitting RRMS (A comparative Study of 2 Preparations of Beta Interferon). I was a member of The UK-EVIDENCE trial group. (Panitch et al, 2002, Randomized, comparative study of interferon beta-1a treatment regimens in MS: The EVIDENCE Trial, Neurology, 26;59(10):1496-506).

3-      Antegren (Intravenous injection of Humanised antibodies to an Adhesion Molecule -Natalizumab) in Relapsing Remitting MS.

4-      Anakinra (Antibodies against Interleukin I receptors Injections) for MS

5-       Neuroblock (Botulinum Toxin Type B Injections) for Spasticity in MS

6-      Oral Copolymer A- Glatiramer acetate in MS- (CORAL study)

7-      Zonisamide for Epilepsy  (Add-On Treatment for Refractory Epilepsy)

8-      CAMS Study (Cannabinoids in MS)

Membership of Professional Organizations:

1993      Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London

Chairman of the MRCP (UK) Examinations in Sudan

2000       Member of the American Academy of Neurology- Corresponding Associate

2000            Member of the Association of British Neurologists  – Full Ordinary

2000            Member of London Flow Cytometry Club

2004           Member of the African Neurology Interest Group – ANIG/ABN

2005           The Medical Defence Union (UK) – 3 October 2005. Membership Number: 499858B

2008       Listed in “Who is Who” in the World 2008


2009       FRCP- London

2013        FRCP – Glasgow

2013        National Geographic Society