Prof. Haya Lorberboum Galski

Haya
Chairwoman, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School

Prof. Haya LorberboumGalski was born in Lignitza, Poland, and immigrated to Israel as a baby. Following her army service (where she served as an officer), she received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Hebrew University. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Molecular Biology Laboratory, NCI, NIH.

Her research interests focus on developing reagents for targeted human therapy (chimeric/fusion proteins), cancer, metabolic diseases,immune responses and mechanisms of apoptosis. She has published over 60 publications in peerreviewed journals, as well as review articles, and edited a book on chimeric proteins. She currently heads the IMRIC research committee at the Faculty of Medicine. Haya is the proud mother of  two wonderful children, one of whom now is serving in the army.