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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

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...


Second Gentleman at Antisemitism Roundtable: ‘I’m Proud to Live Openly...

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, the spouse of Vice President Kamala Harris, on Wednesday led a roundtable discussion with Biden administration...


Yale University Students Launch Campus’ First Ever BDS Campaign

A Yale University student group has launched the school's first ever boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign, according to a report by the Yale Daily News. "Yalies 4 Palestine" (Y4P), a...

Middle East

Iran Protesters Call for Strike, Prosecutor Says Morality Police Shut Down

Protesters in Iran called on Sunday for a three-day strike this week, stepping up pressure on authorities after the public prosecutor said the morality police whose detention of a young...

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