Mohamed Ridha Barbouche
Pasteur Institute of Tunis
Mohamed Ridha Barbouche is Professor of Immunology and Assistant-Dean Research at the Medical School, University of Tunis El-Manar. He is head of the Clinical Immunology Department and Director of a Research Laboratory at the Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia.
He received his M.D. from the University of Tunis and his Ph.D. from the University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France. He trained at the Institut Pasteur and Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades in Paris. He was post-doctoral fellow at Cornell University in New York.
His clinical activity interests are focused on the advanced immunological and genetic investigation as well as the care and genetic counseling for primary immune-deficiencies’ patients. His research activity is dedicated to the study of the molecular basis of these primary immune-deficiencies as a model for the study of genetic susceptibility to infections and immune-mediated diseases in humans.
He is/was Secretary General and Vice-President of the Tunisian Society of Immunology and board member of the Federation of African Immunology Societies. He is elected member of the Council of the International Union of Immunological Societies and member of its Education Committee.
He produced research work in Immunology, including immune-deficiencies and immunity to infections, more than 110 peer-reviewed publications.