Prof. Ehud Gazit of Tel Aviv University was recently elected as a Fellow of the United States National Academy of Inventors (NIA). The appointment to the rank of NIA Fellow is the highest recognition given by the Academy, awarded to innovators whose inventions have had a decisive impact on quality of life, economic development, and social welfare. Prof. Ehud Gazit is a Full Professor at the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research in the Wise Faculty of Life Sciences and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Fleischman Faculty of Engineering at Tel Aviv University. In addition, he is incumbent of the Chair of the Biotechnology of Degenerative Diseases, a member of the university’s Executive Committee, and the Founding Director of the Blavatnik Center for Drug Discovery. Two drugs he developed are in human trials, many others are in model-based drug development, and a food supplement he co-developed is currently sold in the US.
Professor Ehud Gazit Elected Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors
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