Professor Ahmet Gül graduated from Istanbul Faculty of Medicine of Istanbul University in 1987. He completed his training in internal medicine and rheumatology at the same institution; and he has been serving on its faculty since 1997.
His research has been focused on the immunopathogenesis and genetics of inflammatory rheumatic disorders, especially Behçet's disease, familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), and other monogenic autoinflammatory disorders. He carried out research at Karolinksa Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) and ARC Epidemiology Research Unit (Manchester, UK), he has currently been collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (USA) on the genetics of Behçet's disease.
He is a member of several professional societies including Turkish Society for Rheumatology, Turkish Society of Immunology, Behçet's Disease Society of Turkey (currently President), International Society for Behçet's Disease, and International Society of Systemic Auto-Inflammatory Diseases.
He has over 150 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and over 6500 citations with and h index of 37, and he has been serving on the Editorial Board of prestigious rheumatology journals including the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.