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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


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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...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

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Features

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Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

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World

Police Arrest Oklahoma Teens for Vandalizing Children’s Holocaust Memoria...

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Israel

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

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Saudi Arabia's sovereignty is a red line, Saudi columnists said on Sunday, ramping up rhetoric in defense of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a US intelligence report implicated him...

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