Dr. Ahmed Hegazy

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Ahmed N. Hegazy, M.D. Ph.D. is a clinician scientist at the Department of Gastroenterology, Charité–University Medicine Berlin and since 2017 has his independent research group at the German Rheumatism Research Center-Berlin (DRFZ). He received a medical degree from Cairo University and Hannover Medical School, and a Ph.D. in Immunology and Infection Biology from Humboldt University of Berlin. He did his postdoctoral training at the Kennedy Institute at the University of Oxford. He received prestigious scholarships and awards including EMBO and Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellowships, Robert-Koch-Postdoctoral Prize 2017 in Immunology and Lichtenberg Professorship. He published scientific papers in journals like Nature, Science, Immunity, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Nature Medicine, and Gastroenterology. He has particular interest in host-microbiota interactions and studies the role of microbiota-reactive CD4 T cells and tries to identify novel cytokine pathways in chronic inflammatory disorders for therapeutic targeting.

At Future Medicine 2017 he will talk about "Patient Stratification and Targeting Novel Cytokine Pathways in Inflammatory Bowel Disease"