Bahram Bodaghi, MD, PHD, FEBO is Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at Sorbonne University in Paris, France. He serves as Secretary General of the French Society of Ophthalmology. He chairs the national University Council of Ophthalmology since 2013 and is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs at the University of Paris. He has been elected President of the International Ocular Inflammation Society since 2015.
Dr Bodaghi is a member of numerous national and international organizations. He served as Secretary General of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) from 2008-12 and member of the ARVO annual program committee (2013-15). He was an International Board member of the BCSC (Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis section) for the American Academy of Ophthalmology from 2005-11.
Dr Bodaghi has published more than 340 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 30 textbook chapters. He serves on the editorial boards of several prestigious journals and is a member of major vision research and clinical ophthalmology societies. He has given more than 130 invited lectures around the world.
Dr Bodaghi was the first ophthalmologist to win the Oudin Award of the French Society of Immunology. He also obtained the Senior Achievement award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Uveitis Study Group Prize. During the last decade, he mainly focused his efforts in the understanding of infectious agents associated with different forms of intraocular inflammation and also new therapeutic strategies in autoimmune uveitis.