Yinon BEN-NERIAH

Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel

Yinon Ben-Neriah is a professor of Immunology and cancer research at the Lautenberg Center of Immunology of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel. He received his MD from Tel Aviv University and PhD from the Weizmann Institute of Science, was a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. David Baltimore’s lab at the Whitehead Institute-MIT. His research focuses on signaling pathways regulating cell fate, innate immunity and inflammation, particularly in the context of cancer. His lab deciphered key steps in the activation of the NF-kB and Wnt signaling pathways and is studying them in animal models of cancer. Some of the lab basic research has evolved to the design of new cancer therapies. Dr. Ben-Neriah is an elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a Speaker of the International German Israeli Graduate Student program SignGene, Chair of the advisory board of the BIOSS Excellence Center of Freiburg University (Germany), and Adjunct Professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.