Dr. Asher Bashiri Heads Top Medical Conference
ISEF alumnus, Dr. Asher Bashiri, Director of Maternity C at the Soroka University Medical Center in Beer Sheva, Israel, served as president of the Second Annual World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL), January 19-22, 2017, in Cannes, France. The conference drew hundreds of leaders in the field from countries across the globe.
An expert in RPL, Dr. Bashiri has been running the clinic in Beer Sheva for nearly 16 years, and has built a unique database, which includes information on more than 1,000 patients with varying clinical issues. He has published more than 75 papers, peer-reviewed journal articles and several studies on the clinical aspects of RPL. In 2012, Dr. Bashiri was among 12 exceptional ISEF recipients of the Edmond J. Safra Alumni Society Award at ISEF’s 35th anniversary gala.
Dr. Bashiri, also head of pre-med studies at the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben Gurion University Medical Center, organized the first world conference on RPL in January 2016 as a key initiative to promote international collaboration to advance understanding of the causes of RPL and to ultimately find a cure.