Dr. Zafar Mahmood has received his Ph.D. in Infection & immunity section from Graduate school of Life sciences, University of Wuerzburg, Germany with Magna cum Lauda. He doctoral work on done in Department of Rheumatology and clinical immunology focused on autoimmune diseases especially rheumatoid arthritis. Before working in the field of human immunology, he also worked in the areas of cancer biomarker, chemoprevention and toxico-proteomics. During his research, several articles are published with high citation rate. During his doctoral he has been awarded with several prestigious scholarship and travel grants to present his work and actively participate throughout worldwide.
Currently he is based at Emory university, Atlanta and mainly focus on Mechanism of immune cells in autoimmune diseases in human. He is serving as editor of several jounals like journal of Immunology & vaccination, Scifed journal of Immunology/ journal of virology, EC Cancer, Journal of proteomics etc. He is also serving as reviewer of journals like PlosOne, PlosBiology, Journal of Cellular and clinical Immunology, BMC infectious diseases.
His research interests are immunology, autoimmunity, tumor-cancer research and toxicology.
Research Interest: Autoimmunity, B cell Immunology, RA, SLE, Cancer immunotherapy