Dr. Najimi is a senior researcher at the Experimental and Clinical Research Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium. He earned his doctoral degree (Cell and Molecular Biology) in 1999 at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris.
Dr Najimi currently leads the stem cell group and cell culture platform at the Pediatric Hepatology and Cell Therapy Laboratory (UCL, Belgium), as well as being scientific supervisor of the hepatocytes and hepatic stem cell banks at Saint-Luc Hospital (Brussels, Belgium). His main research interest is hepatic stem cell biology and liver regeneration. He is invited reviewer for several journals of Hepatology and Cell Therapy fields.