Dr. Vahid Ziaee is working as full professor of pediatric rheumatology and head of pediatric rheumatology division in the Children’s Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence that is affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. He has authored or co-authored more than 230 research articles and about 10 chapters of books. He is president of Pediatric Rheumatology society of Iran, a member of Iranian rheumatology association, and a member of PRINTO (Pediatric Rheumatology INternational Trials Organization). Chief editor in 2 journals (Iran J Pedaitr and Asian J Sports Med) and the editorial board in 3 other journals are other his academic activities. His research interests are auto-inflammatory disorders, mono-genic pediatric rheumatology disorders. and autoimmune disorders (such as SLE, JDM, JIA).