Date and Place of Birth: March 29, 1943, Istanbul, Turkey
Marital Status: Married, two children.
|1959-1961||Ataturk Boys' High-School, Istanbul, Turkey (diploma with high honors).|
|1961-1967||M. D. Istanbul University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.|
|1973-1974||Subspecialty in Chemistry and Endocrinology, Institute of Pathological Chemistry, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, and Institute of Pediatric Endocrinology, Beilinson Hospital, Israel.|
|1978-1979||Master 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).|
|1967-1969||Intern and first year resident in Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.|
|1970-1974||Resident in Pediatrics, Zahalon Government Hospital affiliated with Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.|
|1974-1976||Army Service. Currently Captain (resv.) in the Israeli Defense Forces.|
|1972-1979||Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Zaalon Government Hospital, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.|
|1979-1986||Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Jaffa, Israel.|
|1980-1986||Acting Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel.|
|1986-1988||Fellow and instructor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland.|
|1988-1989||Acting Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital|
|1988-2011||Head, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, E. Wolfson Medical Center.|
|1989-2003||Senior Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Hospital, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Israel.|
|1989-||Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, E. Wolfson Medical Center.|
|1999-1999||Visiting Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.|
|2003-||Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.|
|2005-2008||Head of the National Committee for Pediatric Endocrinology Board Examination in Israel (a committee of the Israel Medical Association).|
|1974||License in Pediatrics, Ministry of Health, Israel.|
|1987||Licence in Medicine, Board of Medical Examiners, Maryland, U.S.A. based on the FLEX examination.|
|1988||Pediatric Endocrinology certificate, University of Maryland, U.S.A.|
|1992||Licence in Endocrinology, Ministry of Health, Israel.|
|1995||Licence in Pediatric Endocrinology, Ministry of Health, Israel.|
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.
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.