Professor Nima Rezaei received his medical degree (M.D.) in 2002 and his M.SC. degree in Molecular and Genetic Medicine in 2006 and obtained his PhD in 2009 in Clinical Immunology and Human Genetics at the University of Sheffield, Department of Infection and Immunity, UK. He also spent a short-term fellowship of Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in the Newcastle General Hospital. Nima Rezaei is an Iranian scientist, Full Professor of Clinical Immunology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Vice Dean of International Affairs in the School of Medicine and the Head of Research Center for Immunodeficiencies.
Nima Rezaei is the mastermind, founder and current president of the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN). Rezaei is known for his research in Primary Immunodeficiencies, characterization and treatment. He initiated the Iranian Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Registry (IPIDR) in 1999, which earned him the best research project award in the 4th Avicenna festival.
He has authored more than 900 publications, including more than 30 international books. He has been the director of more than a hundred research projects, including several international collaborative projects. He won the 12th and 18th Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences award and received the AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology) International Young Investigator Award in 2013. Since 2014, his name has been listed among the World top 1% scientists by the Essential Science indicators (ESI).