Assistant Professor, Medicine and Medical Ethics
University of Tehran, Iran
AlirezaBagheri is assistant professor of medicine and medical ethics, school of medicine, Tehran University of medical Sciences. He was a clinical ethics fellow in the Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada 2007-08, Erasmus Mundus Visiting Professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium in 2007. He was Edmund Pellegrino Fellow in bioethics, a visiting scholar in the Center for Clinical Bioethics in Georgetown University, USA 2007-09. Ali is a member of the board of International Bioethics Association (IAB) and serves as the Vice-chairman of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee ( IBC), in which he leads a working group on Organ, Cells and Tissue Transplantation and Trafficking.He is also a member of the Istanbul Declaration Custodian Group and as a temporary adviser to WHO, he has participated in the efforts to regulate requirements forXenotransplantation Clinical Trials.He serves as a member of the ethics committee of The Transplantation Society (TTS).
Clinical ethics consultation, brain death and organ transplantation, medical futility, externally-sponsored research in developing countries, cross-cultural bioethics, Islamic bioethics