Dr. Kahaly directs the Endocrine Research Laboratory, and has authored more than 160 original papers, covering both clinical and experimental aspects of endocrine autoimmunity, immunogenetics of thyroid and polyglandular autoimmunity, as well as cardiovascular involvement of metabolic disorders. He organized and co-chaired numerous international scientific meetings dealing with molecular and endocrine autoimmunity.
Dr. Kahaly is currently Treasurer, main Officer, and member of the Executive Board of the European Thyroid Association (ETA). He also is member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA). In the years 2000-2006, Dr. Kahaly has been active member of the Membership and Publication Committees of the ATA. Furthermore, he is an active member of the American and European Endocrine Societies. Dr. Kahaly is currently the Treasurer and main Officer of the "European Group of Graves' Orbitopathy" (EUGOGO), official subgroup of the ETA. In 2005, he was elected member of the Executive Committee of the German Thyroid Section of the German Endocrine Society.
Dr. Kahaly serves on the Editorial Board of the journal THYROID, the official journal of the ATA as well as on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), official Organ of the American Endocrine Society.