Professor Aasem Saif received his PhD from Cairo University. He completed his postgraduate training as a Clinical Fellow at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield University (UK), before his MRCP. He is a member of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and American Diabetes Association (ADA). He currently works as a Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Cairo University. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCPE).