George J. Kahaly, MD,  PhD 

 Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center – Mainz, Germany 

Dr. Kahaly is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology / Metabolism at the Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) Medical Center in Mainz, Germany. He is considered a distinguished expert in the field of Graves’ orbitopathy and autoimmune polyendocrinopathy. 

Dr. Kahaly currently directs the Molecular Thyroid Research Laboratory, was Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, official Organ of the American Endocrine Society and is member of the Editorial Board of the European Thyroid Journal, official journal of the European Thyroid Association (ETA). He has authored over 315 original papers and reviews, covering clinical and experimental aspects of endocrine autoimmunity, immunogenetics of thyroid and polyglandular autoimmunity, as well as cardiovascular involvement of metabolic disorders. Dr. Kahaly is the recipient of numerous awards in his field of study.