|Born||21 April 1971
|Occupation||Professor and neuroscientist|
|Known for||Human Rights activist, neuroscience|
|Home town||Oslo, Norway|
Amiry-Moghaddam completed his medical studies in 1996 at the University of Oslo, and later obtained a PhD at the Center for Neuroscience and Molecular Biology  in that university. In 2004, he received the King's gold medal for the best medical doctorate at the University of Oslo. Amiry-Moghaddam has been a collaborator to Peter Agre, who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2003. Amiry-Moghaddam spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School in 2006.
Today, he works as a Professor in Medicine and head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at the University of Oslo. He is also co-founder and spokesperson for the NGO Iran Human Rights which monitors the violations of human rights in Iran.
- Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
- http://www.med.uio.no/imb/jahre/abstracts/abstract2008.html Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research
- "Gruppe 7: Medisinske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 28 October 2009.
- Norges smarteste hoder
- The Amnesty Human Rights Prize 2007: Mahmood Amiry-Moghadddam – an every day hero in the fight for human rights
- Iran Human Rights
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