Yair Anikster

Edmond and Lily Safra Childrens Hospital, Israel

Prof. Yair Anikster, M.D. Ph.D., serves as the director of the Metabolic Disease Unit, Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, since 2002. He graduated from the Hebrew University Medical School, and specialized in Pediatrics at Shaare-Tzedek Medical Center. He completed his Fellowship at the NIH in both Biochemical Genetics Clinical Genetics and Molecular Genetics. He was awarded the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the NIH. He is the recipient of numerous awards and serves as the Chairman of the Israeli Society of Metabolic Disease.