Nissim Benvenisty

Professor of Genetics, The Herbert Cohn Chair In Cancer Research, Director, , Institute of Life Sciences at Hebrew University

Location:
One Battery Park Plaza 25Th Floor, New York City, New York, United States
Company:
Hebrew University
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(212) 607-8500
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Last Updated 9/24/2017

General Information

Education

M.D.  - 

MD  - The Hebrew University

Affiliations

Board Member  - International Society for Stem Cell Research

Board Member  - International Society of Differentiation Inc

Board Member  - The Sherwood Group Inc

Fellow  - Adams Fellowship of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Board Member  - Friends

Founder  - SCT-Stem Cell Technologies Ltd

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Board Letter to Stem Cell Community Regarding Travel to ISSCR 2017

Nissim Benvenisty, Hebrew University, Israel

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Nissim Benvenisty
Prof. Nissim Benvenisty is the Herbert Cohn Chair in Cancer Research and the director of the Stem Cell Unit at the Hebrew University. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Hebrew University, and conducted postdoctoral studies at Harvard University. Prof. Benvenisty's research projects focus on stem cell biology, tissue engineering, human genetics, and cancer research. He published numerous original and review papers on human pluripotent stem cells, and serves on the editorial board of various stem cell related journals. He is a member of the steering committee of the International Stem Cell Initiative, and the Board of Directors of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). Prof. Benvenisty presents the issue of human embryonic stem cells in many international conferences, and gave testimonies before the US Senate and the European Union. He was awarded several prizes among them the Foulkes Prize (London), the Hestrin Prize, the Teva Prize, and the Kaye Prize.

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