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Mr Hashim Ahmed
3rd Floor, Charles Bell House
67 Riding House Street
Tel: 020 3447 9194
Fax: 020 3447 9303
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  • Honorary Associate Professor
  • Div of Surgery & Interventional Sci
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences

Hashim had held senior house jobs in surgery on the Royal Free Hospital rotation followed by specialist registrar posts at West Middlesex Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, University College Hospital and Watford General Hospital. He was a Pelican Cancer Foundation Research Fellow followed by a MRC Clinician Research Training fellowship at University College London at which time a number of imaging and focal therapy trials were started. His research interests are in Health Technology Evaluation including multi-parametric MRI, Histoscanning, Tissue Type Imaging, as well as therapeutic interventions such as high intensity focused ultrasound, irreversible electroporation, and photodynamic therapy. He has completed three phase I/II clinical trials evaluating the role of focal therapy in prostate cancer and is Co-PI in a number of multicentre trials including the UK NIHR-HTA funded study PROMIS study evaluating the role of multi-parametric MRI in men with a raised PSA using Template Prostate Mapping as the reference standard as well as INDEX, a multicentre focal therapy study using HIFU with 3 year follow-up. He currently holds a MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship for 5 years.


He currently holds a number of international and national committee memberships:

1. NCRI Prostate Clinical Studies Group, Member, 2012-2015

2. NCRI Prostate Clinical Studies Group (Diagnostic and Localised Disease Sub-group), Member, 2011-2015

3. NCRI Screening, Prevention and Early Diagnosis (SPED) Group, Member, 2012-2015

4. Cochrane Renal Group, Urology Lead Editor, 2010-current

5. European Urology journal, Editorial Board, Member, 2012-current

6. BJU International journal, Consulting Editor (Imaging), 2012-current

Research Summary

1. Diagnosis and risk stratification of localised prostate cancer

2. Tissue preserving focal therapy in the treatment of localised prostate cancer

3. Tissue preserving focal salvage therapy in the treatment of localised radiorecurrent disease

4. Tissue and Imaging biomarker discovery and validation

5. Multicentre trials and novel trial design

6. Imaging registration for targeted interventions



01-NOV-2013 MRC Clinician Scientist and Senior Clinical Lecturer Division of Surgery and Interventional Science UCL and UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
01-NOV-2013 Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon Division of Surgery and Interventional Science UCL and UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2011 – 31-OCT-2013 MRC Clinician Scientist and Clinical Lecturer in Urology Division of Surgery and Interventional Sciences UCL and UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2012   Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons of England
2010   Postgraduate Diploma in Controlled Trials London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2001   Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Linacre College, University of Oxford
1998   Bachelor of Arts (Honours) St. Peter's College, Oxford
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