Gabriel J. Tobón

Fundación Valle del Lili, Colombia


Gabriel J. Tobón obtained his M.D. degree from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia, in 2003. He obtained his internal medicine fellowship from the Universidad CES, Medellin, Colombia, in 2005. He also obtained his M.S. degree in genetics, genomics, and biotechnology and Ph.D. degree in immunorheumatology from Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. He serves as the Head of the Immunology and Rheumatology Laboratory at the Fundación Valle del Lili in Cali, Colombia, and the ICESI University Medical School. He is a Rheumatologist with special interest in the immunological mechanisms of chronic autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus and primary Sjögren's syndrome. His research has been focused on B-cell abnormalities and cytokines mediating autoreactive B-cell survival.

Biography Updated on 10 October 2013

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