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Prof. Eran Leitersdorf, born in Tel-Aviv and father of 5, is a graduate of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School. He trained in Internal Medicine and Lipid Metabolism at Hadassah University Hospital. Prof. Leitersdorf is the recipient of five Hebrew University - Faculty of Medicine Prizes, the Fogarty (NIH), IAS Awards and various other prestigious awards. His main research interests are in Lipid Metabolism, Atherosclerosis, Molecular Genetics and Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism. Prof. Leitersdorf has published over 120 original papers, reviews, editorials and commentaries. He was formerly the Chairman of the Israeli Atherosclerosis Society and currently a member of the European and the International Atherosclerosis Societies. He was the Associate Editor of the journal "Atherosclerosis" and "Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology" and is currently a reviewer for many other scientific journals and national organizations. In 2009 Prof. Eran Leitersdorf was elected Dean of the HU Faculty of Medicine in Jerusalem.

ARTICLES BY: Eran Leitersdorf


July 26, 2012 2:40 pm
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The Risk of High Cholesterol Among Young Ashkenazi Jews

Familial hypercholesterolemia is a common genetic condition that can cause dangerously high levels of cholesterol to accumulate in the blood, increasing the risk of heart...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Massachusetts Bishop Accused of Anti-Israel ‘Blood Libel’ Offer...

A US Episcopal Church Bishop has apologized for an incendiary false claim about Israel made at a meeting of senior church leaders...

Israel

Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusa...

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was...

Middle East

Iranian Regime Leaders Vexed by European Union Stance on US Sanctions

Iranian leaders communicated mixed messages over the weekend concerning their efforts to persuade the European Union to oppose tough US sanctions on the Tehran regime. In an interview with Iran's YJC...

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