Seyed Moayed Alavian

Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Iran

Seyed Moayed Alavian received his M.D. degree, with a specialty in internal medicine, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He began his work as a fellow of the Digestive Disease Research Center (DDRC) at Shariati Hospital from 1992 until 1994. Professor Alavian established the first hepatitis clinic at the Iranian Blood Transfusion Service in Tehran in 1995; that center has registered 6000 cases of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection since then. He founded the Iranian Charity for Liver Support in 1995 in Tehran. He is a member of the editorial board of several creditable local and international journals. He has been the Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Virology for 6 years. He has been an Advisor and Consultant on national program projects for the control of hepatitis in Iran. He is a member of the National Committee for Hepatitis in the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education since 1995. He has been given several grants by national and international research centers for research on viral hepatitis. He is currently a Professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Director of the Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases. He has authored/coauthored over 220 articles in local and international journals, including 150 articles indexed in ISI, 95 articles indexed in Medline, and 55 articles indexed in Persian journals and more than 500 citations to published articles as well as 42 books and booklets for physicians and patients. He has been the principal investigator in numerous clinical trials related to the management and treatment of hepatitis C and B patients.

Biography Updated on 14 May 2011

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