Professor Moiz Bakhiet is the Chief Executive Director (Founder) of Princess Al-Jawhara Center for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Diseases. He is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University and is a Senior Consultant and Physician Neurologist at the Bahrain Royal Medical Services, Kingdom of Bahrain. Professor Bakhiet received his M.B.B.S. in 1985 from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum and his Ph.D. in Medical Sciences in 1993 from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He also obtained a Clinical Specialty in Neurology in 1993 from the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.
He published more than 100 papers in high rated scientific journals as Cell, Nature, J Exp. MED., J Immunol., etc., published more than 40 abstracts and had several International Patents. He participated in many PhD Examination Committees, acted as a potential reviewer for many journals and several foundations, received several Awards and Fellowships and actively participated in international scientific congresses. He is also an active member in many International Scientific and Medical Societies and Associations. Professor Bakhiet attended more than 20 national and international pedagogic courses, participated as a teacher for lecturing at Foreign Universities and in at international meetings more than 40 times and presented more than 35 national and international seminars. He supervised 12 PhD, 8 Licentiate (M Phil) and 25 Master students with also regular lecturing and tutoring of undergraduate and graduate students. As a physician, Professor Bakhiet worked for 14 years as a consultant, 17 years as a Specialist and he had 25 years of experience of on-call services and standby duties with main special clinical competence in General Neurology and Neuroimmunology.