Professor Nima Rezaei gained his medical degree (MD) from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and subsequently obtained an MSc in molecular and genetic medicine and a Ph.D. in clinical immunology and human genetics from the University of Sheffield, UK. He also completed a short fellowship in paediatric clinical immunology and bone marrow transplantation at Newcastle General Hospital. He is now the Full Professor of immunology and the Vice Dean of International Affairs, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and the co-founder and head of the Research Center for Immunodeficiencies. He is also the founding president of the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN). He has already been the director of more than 50 research projects and has designed and participated in several international collaborative projects. He is an Editorial Assistant or Board Member for more than 30 international journals. He has edited more than 30 international books, presented more than 500 lectures/posters in congresses/meetings, and published more than 1,000 scientific papers in international journals.
Common Pediatric Diseases: An Updated Review informs the reader about common diseases in children that are encountered by pediatricians and family physicians. Each of the 14 chapters in the volume presents updated information for readers with the aim to give them a current perspective on the topic. This book is a handy and practical compendium for medical students and healthcare professionals involved in general practice and pediatric clinics. The text starts with a quick introduction to pediatric diseases, before progressing towards specific diseases in children. The list of topics in this book includes pediatric rheumatological diseases, common oral diseases, pediatric metabolic syndromes, pediatric epilepsy syndromes, pediatric demyelinating disorder, genetic epileptic encephalopathies (with an algorithmic diagnostic approach), Henoch-Schönlein purpura, atopic dermatitis, childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus, Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, PFAPA, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, cervical adenitis syndrome and pediatric hepatoblastoma.