Bassem Yamout

Beirut / Lebanon

Bassem Yamout

Beirut / Lebanon

Curriculum

  • Professor of Clinical Neurology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center.
  • Head of clinical research at the Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • President of MENACTRIMS
  • Member of the MSIF Scientific Advisory Board
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology

Dr. Yamout is one of the leading experts on multiple sclerosis in the Middle East with recent research on epidemiology of the disease in the region, quality of life of patients in the Middle East, and novel therapies such as stem cell transplantation and venous stenosis. In addition he is currently the principal investigator on several ongoing international multiple sclerosis research trials. Dr. Yamout has authored many research and review papers and is currently Chief Editor of the MS newsletter “MS today”, and on the editorial board of “Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders”, “Journal of Multiple Sclerosis” and “Pediatric Neurology”.