Waleed Ebrahim Al-Herz

Waleed Ebrahim Al-Herz

Place of Birth : Kuwait
Position : Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Kuwait University
Field of study : Allergy and clinical immunology diseases, epidemiology of inborn error of immunity, pathophysiology and molecular defects in inborn error of immunity



Dr. Waleed Al-Herz is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Kuwait University. After finishing his MD at Kuwait University, he completed his training in pediatrics and allergy & clinical immunology in the United States and he is American board-certified in both specialties. He was the founder of the Kuwait National Primary Immunodeficiency Registry in 2006. He is a co-founder and Ex-Chairman, faculty of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization. He is a member of the World Allergy Organization Committee for Inborn Errors of Immunity and an Ex-member of The International Union of Immunological Societies, Inborn Errors of Immunity Committee. He serves as an editorial board member and reviewer for major allergy and clinical immunology journals. He has firm collaborative research with multiple international centers, and he published more than 120 publications in peer-reviewed journals about primary immunodeficiencies and allergies and a few chapters in books. He was awarded Best Young Researcher by Kuwait University, Best Scientific Production by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, and Distinguished Researcher by Kuwait Medical Association.

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