The Egyptian Society of Basic Medical Sciences was established in 1978 by Late Professor Abdel-Wahed
A. Boseila, Professor of Histology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.
Among the main activities of the society is holding an annual scientific conference expressing the
activities of the members in the field of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences. The conference covers one
day, and is divided into two sessions. The first session is a seminar discussing an important medical
topic. The second is session(s) for free papers.
The Egyptian Journal of Medical Sciences is sponsored by the Egyptian Society of Basic Medical
Sciences. The first volume of the journal appeared in 1980. The journal is published twice yearly, June
and December. The journal publishes original research papers and review articles in the fields of
Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Pathology, Clinical & Chemical Pathology,
Pharmacology, Parasitology, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Community & Family
Medicine, Public Health, Medical Education, and also related fields in applied Medical & Clinical
Sciences. The papers are peer reviewed, and according to the reviewer's comments, the Editorial
Board reserves the right to accept or reject the paper. Abstracts of papers of the last issue of the
journal appear on the web site. Requests for full text or further reprints and pricing information may
be obtained from Editor-in-chief.