Professor Zahir Amoura, MD, MSc

Professor Zahir Amoura, MD, MSc

French National Reference Center for SLE and APS, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris,
France

Zahir Amoura is Professor of Internal Medicine and Head of the Department of Internal Medicine at the French National Reference Centre for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital.

Professor Amoura completed his Paris Hospital Medical Internship in 1988, and obtained a Master’s degree in Immunopharmacology in 1989. He 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. He has been Professor of Internal Medicine there since 2003, and in 2009 became Head of the Department of Internal Medicine in the same institution.

In the last 15 years, he has published over 370 peer-reviewed papers, of which 170 focused on the immunopathological features of lupus.

Disclosures

Grants/Research Support: Actelion; Amgen; BMS; Eli Lilly; GSK; Roche; Teva
Consultant/Advisor: AstraZeneca; GSK
Meeting Honorarium/Expenses: Amgen; BMS; GSK; Eli Lilly

Professor Amoura is co-Chair of the Lupus Academy (2016) and has been involved in the planning and development of the 5th Annual Meeting programme and materials.

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