Amit Gefen received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering from Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Isreael, in 1994, 1997, and 2001, respectively. During 2002‐2003 he was a Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of Tel Aviv University. His research interests are in studying normal and pathological effects of biomechanical factors on the structure and function of cells, tissues, and organs, with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and applications in chronic wound and obesity research.
Biography Updated on 9 April 2014