Dr. Kalthoum Tizaoui is a Doctor of Biology. She received her Bachelor degree in Natural Sciences and her Master in Genetics and Bio-ressources from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia. After, she received her Doctorate in Biological Sciences from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia. Her research investigated the role of both genetic and environmental factors in inflammatory diseases; asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, Behçet's disease, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. She did her research at the Department of Basic Sciences, Medicine Faculty of Tunis, Tunisia. Her research is focusing on genes of risk in inflammatory diseases. She published several frequently cited original articles, meta-analyses, systematic reviews and reviews in peer reviewed journals. She is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed and academic journals.
Molecular genetics, Inflammatory diseases, Asthma, Genetic association studies, Meta-analysis.