Professor Nima Rezaei gained his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and subsequently obtained an MSc in Molecular and Genetic Medicine and a PhD in Clinical Immunology and Human Genetics from the University of Sheffield, UK. He also spent a short-term fellowship studying pediatric clinical immunology and bone marrow transplantation at Newcastle General Hospital. Professor Rezaei is now Full Professor of Immunology and Vice Dean of International Affairs, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and the co-founder and Deputy President of the Research Center for Immunodeficiencies. He is also the founding president of Universal Scientific Education and Research Network. Professor Rezaei has been the director of more than 50 research projects and has designed and participated in several international collaborative projects. He is an editorial assistant or board member for more than 30 international journals. He has edited more than 10 international books, presented more than 400 lectures/posters in congresses/meetings, and published more than 700 articles in international scientific journals.