George J. Kahaly, MD, PhD - Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology

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George J. Kahaly, MD, PhD

Endocrine Outpatient Clinic
Gutenberg University Medical Center
Mainz, Germany

George Jean Kahaly currently holds the rank of Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology / Metabolism and is Chief of the Endocrine Outpatient Clinic at the Gutenberg University Medical Center, Mainz, Germany. He directs the Molecular Thyroid Research Laboratory and has authored 214 original papers and reviews, covering both clinical and experimental aspects of endocrine autoimmunity, immunogenetics of thyroid and polyglandular autoimmunity, as well as cardiovascular involvement of metabolic disorders. Original papers and reviews have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Autoimmunity, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Endocrine Reviews, Nature Reviews and Autoimmunity Reviews.

Dr. Kahaly organized and co-chaired numerous international scientific meetings in the USA, Europe, and in Asia dealing with molecular and endocrine autoimmunity.

Dr. Kahaly is currently treasurer and major officer of the Executive Board of the European Thyroid Association (ETA). He serves currently on the Research Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and is the treasurer of the “European Group of Graves’ Orbitopathy” (EUGOGO), official subgroup of the ETA. Dr. Kahaly is also member of the Editorial Board of the European Thyroid Journal (ETJ), official journal of the ETA.


Representative Publications:

The Tale of Radioiodine and Graves’ Orbitopathy

Clinical Review: Intravenous Glucocorticoids for Graves’ Orbitopathy: Efficacy and Morbidity

Graves’ Disease: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges (Multimedia Activity)

Public Health Relevance of Graves’ Orbitopathy

A Questionnaire Survey on the Management of Graves’ Orbitopathy In Europe