Professor Haim Werner was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1952. After finishing High School in 1970 he immigrated to Israel where he began his academic studies. He received his B.Sc. (1974) and M.Sc. (1977) degrees in Biology and Genetics, respectively, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and his Ph.D. degree in Hormone Research from the Weizmann Institute of Science (1987), Rehovot. Between 1987 and 1996 he was a Visiting Scientist at the Diabetes Branch, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Professor Werner returned to Israel in 1996 and is currently a Full Professor at the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv. Professor Haim Werner is a leader in the field of the insulin-like growth factors (IGF) and is the author of over 150 papers.
Biography Updated on 5 May 2010