Nima Rezaei

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

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 (USERN). Professor Rezaei has been the director of more than 100 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 30 international books, presented more than 500 lectures/posters in congresses/meetings, and published more than 850 articles in international scientific journals.

5books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Nima Rezaei

The thymus gland is highly valuable, due to its functions as a part of the neuroendocrine system as well as its actions to provide a primary lymphoid microenvironment that efficiently carries T-cell differentiation and selection. This book begins with an introduction and explanation of the development of the thymus. Subsequent chapters examine a range of conditions - including environmental pollution, congenital anomalies, autoimmune diseases, and malignancies - that threaten the function and development of the thymus. The information presented herein is useful for a wide range of readers across a variety of specialties.

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