Quadiri Timour was born in 1948 in Kaboul. He studied and earned his Ph.D. degree in 1983 at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, France. Since then, he has continuously worked in cardiac electrophysiology in large animals in vivo (dogs and pigs) and particularly in association with myocardial ischemia and profibrillatory and antifibrillatory actions of antiarrhythmics and other drugs either cardiotropic or not. He is a Member of the French Pharmacological Society and of the French Cardiological Society. He teaches in several courses in pharmacology toward students in medicine and dentistry in France and abroad (Canada, Morocco, Tunisia, Lituania, and Afghanistan). He is involved in clinical activity in Cardiovascular Pharmacovigilance at the Hospital of Lyon. He wrote books dealing with odonto-pharmacology (1999) and cardiovascular pharmacovigilance (2006). He is a Laureate (Médaille Vermeille) of the French National Academy of Medicine (1994). He was attributed some distinctions as 3rd Price of the European Society of Pharmacovigilance (ESOP) in 1999. He is honored Chevalier (1996) and Officer (2003) of the French Order of the Academic Palms.
Biography Updated on 26 May 2009