Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
P.O.B 653 Beer-Sheva
Tel : 972-8-6479934
M.D. 1987-1994, Ben-Gurion University, the Faculty of Health Sciences. M.D. thesis: Advisors: Prof. Rachel Levy, Prof. Yair Liel. Title: “A cellular model for studying macrophage function in Gaucher’s disease”. Medical Internship 1994-1995, Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Ph.D. 1995-1999, Ben-Gurion University, Department of Clinical Biochemistry. Advisors: Prof. Nava Bashan, Prof. Moshe Philip. Title: "Reactive oxygen species as modulators of glucose metabolism and insulin signaling: relevance to peripheral insulin resistance".
Pathogenesis of insulin resistance. The role of oxidative stress and antioxidative agents in the development and prevention of Diabetes. Pathogenesis and treatment of obesity. Medical education - developing innovative methods for integrative teaching of basic sciences and clinical studies.