Aaron Hanukoglu, M.D.
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Department of Pediatrics
E. Wolfson Medical Center
Tel-Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Holon, Israel

Curriculum Vitae of Aaron Hanukoglu, M.D.

Date and Place of Birth: March 29, 1943, Istanbul, Turkey
Marital Status: Married, two children.

Education

1959-1961Ataturk Boys' High-School, Istanbul, Turkey (diploma with high honors).
1961-1967M. D. Istanbul University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.
1973-1974Subspecialty in Chemistry and Endocrinology, Institute of Pathological Chemistry, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, and Institute of Pediatric Endocrinology, Beilinson Hospital, Israel.
1978-1979Master of Pediatrics, Tel-Aviv University Medical School. (Thesis: The influence of the degree of obesity on serum glucose and insulin responses to OGTT in children and adolescents; Supervisors: Profs. M. Karp and Z. Laron).

Positions held

1967-1969Intern and first year resident in Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
1970-1974Resident in Pediatrics, Zahalon Government Hospital affiliated with Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.
1974-1976Army Service. Currently Captain (resv.) in the Israeli Defense Forces.
1972-1979Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Zaalon Government Hospital, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.
1979-1986Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.
1980-1986Acting Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel.
1986-1988Fellow and instructor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland.
1988-1989Acting Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital
1988-2011Head, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, E. Wolfson Medical Center.
1989-2003Senior Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Israel.
1989- Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Medical Center.
1999-1999Visiting Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
2003- Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.
2005-2008Head of the National Committee for Pediatric Endocrinology Board Examination in Israel (a committee of the Israel Medical Association).

Licenses

1974License in Pediatrics, Ministry of Health, Israel.
1987Licence in Medicine, Board of Medical Examiners, Maryland, U.S.A. based on the FLEX examination.
1988Pediatric Endocrinology certificate, University of Maryland, U.S.A.
1992Licence in Endocrinology, Ministry of Health, Israel.
1995Licence in Pediatric Endocrinology, Ministry of Health, Israel.

Awards

1994 Outstanding lecturer, Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

1999 Israeli Endocrine Society Award for "Best Clinical Research" at the Annual Meeting.

2009 Israeli Endocrine Society Award for "Best Poster Presentation" at the Annual Meeting.

2011 Best clinical abstract of the annual meeting, Israel Endocrine Society.

Research grants

1990-1992 Adrenal gland function in infants with bronchiolitis. Ministry of Health.

1991-1993 Godfrey Foundation Grant for Research on Children's Diseases. Subject: "Molecular genetics of pseudohypoaldosteronism". $26,000 per year (in collaboration with Dr. Israel Hanukoglu, Weizmann Institute of Science).

1992-1994 Israel Ministry of Health. Subject: "Pseudohypoaldosteronism: Identification of genetic defects in mineralocorticoid receptor and clinical trial with carbenoxolone." 30,000 N.I.S. (in collaboration with Prof. Israel Hanukoglu, Weizmann Institute of Science).

1995-1997 UK-Israel Science and Technology Research Fund. Subject: "Molecular genetic analysis of pseudohypoaldosteronism".

2000-2002 Israel Ministry of Health. Subject: "Characterization of the molecular basis of a salt wasting syndrome (pseudo-hypoaldosteronism) that results from unresponsiveness to aldosterone".

2008-2011 Israel Ministry of Health. Subject: "Epithelial sodium channels (ENaC): Structure-function relationships and the effect of mutations that cause Pseudohypoaldosteronism on the function of the channels." 100,000 N.I.S. per year.

2012-2015 United States-Israel, Binational Science foundation. Subject: Structure-function and biogenesis of epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) responsible for regulation of blood volume and blood pressure.