Reza Malekzadeh MD AGAF

Director of the PERSIAN Cohort

Current Position: Deputy of Technology and Research at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Director of the Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Dr. Reza Malekzadeh is a distinguished professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He obtained his Medical Degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (Shiraz, Iran) in 1979, where he also obtained his specialization in Internal Medicine and completed his fellowship in Clinical and Research Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases in the year 1983. Prof. Malekzadeh also completed a fellowship at the Department of Gastroenterology of Royal Free Hospital (London, UK) in 1985.

Besides the PERSIAN Cohort, Dr. Malekzadeh also directs the Golestan Cohort Study, in Iran's Golestan Province, which launched in the year 2005.


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