Dr Adli Ali is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Paediatric Immunologist in UKM Medical Center, Malaysia. Currently, he is based at the University of Oxford, reading a DPhil in Paediatric Developmental Immunology as an academic graduate scholar at the Oxford Center of Islamic Studies. Besides being actively involved with academic teaching and clinical works in patient care and research, he is a prominent driving force in patient advocacy, both in the region and internationally. Dr Adli was fundamental in the inception of Malaysia Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (MyPOPI). He is also one of the founders of South East Asia Primary Immunodeficiencies network or SEAPID, a regional network of professionals involved in the care and research of primary immunodeficiencies.