Doctor of Philosophy, March 1997, Physiological Sciences (Cellular and Molecular Physiology), Wolfson College, University of Oxford (Ph.D. funded by Arthritis Research UK)
Master of Science, March 1993, Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Recipient of two University of Toronto Open Fellowships)
Bachelor of Science, July 1990, Biochemistry (Upper Second Class Honours)
Imperial College London
Associate of the Royal College of Science, July 1990, Biochemistry (Upper Second Class Honours) Royal College of Science, London
Dissertation name
Wolfson College, University of Oxford
D.Phil. Thesis:
MOBASHERI, ALI, 1996. The effect of the extracellular environment on sodium pump density in cartilage. University of Oxford.
Work experience
Academic and Research Positions:
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK – 1997
University of Westminster, London, UK – 1997-2000
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK – 2000-2006
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK – 2006-2014
King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 2013-2016
University of Surrey, Guildford, UK – 2014-2018
IMC, Vilnius, Lithuania – 2019-Present
University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland – 2019-Present
Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands – 2020 -Present
Visiting Positions:
Harvard University, Boston, USA – 2020-Present
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China – 2020-Present

285 papers in PubMed paper in Scopus
Involved in several projects funded by the European Commission
Interests, collaboration fields
Ali Mobasheri is President of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) and Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology in the Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oulu in Finland. Ali holds the position of Chief Researcher in the State Research Institute Centre for Innovative Medicine in Vilnius, Lithuania and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and the Departments of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands.
Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Boston, USA
Visiting Professor, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong, ChinaAli has authored more than 280 papers and served on several editorial boards. He was educated at Dulwich College London, Imperial College London, the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford, where he obtained his doctorate from Wolfson College Oxford. His current H-index is 60 and he is ranked as one of the top 10 leading experts in the world on osteoarthritis on
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