Professor Zahir Amoura, MD, MSc

Professor Zahir Amoura, MD, MSc

Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Paris,
France

Zahir Amoura is Professor of Internal Medicine at the French National Reference Centre for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, a role that he has held since 2003. In 2009, Professor Amoura became Head of the Department of Internal Medicine in the same institution. Professor Amoura completed his Paris Hospital Medical Internship in 1988, obtained a Master’s degree in Immunopharmacology in 1989, and was subsequently awarded his MD (silver medal) in 1993 and his qualifying certification in internal medicine in 1994. Professor Amoura joined the Department of Internal Medicine at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in 1995 as a Senior Lecturer and Senior Practitioner.

In the last 10 years, Professor Amoura has published over 321 peer-reviewed papers, of which 137 focused on the immunopathological features of lupus.

Professor Amoura is a member of the Lupus Academy Steering Committee and has been involved in the planning and development of the 4th Annual Meeting programme and materials.

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