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Meir Schechter MD, PhD

Meir Schechter MD, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Diabetes Unit, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Meir Schechter is an MD/PhD graduate of the faculty of medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He completed his PhD under the mentorship of Prof. Ronit Sharon at the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, investigating molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s diseases. His work focused on α-Synuclein interactions with brain lipids, with relevance to neuroplasticity and neurodegeneration.

Meir is now a post-doc fellow at the Diabetes Clinical Research Center at Hadassah Medical Center, Israel, led by Dr. Ofri Mosenzon. His research interests include diabetes and its complications, with specific interests in diabetic kidney disease.


Dr. Schechter has no relevant disclosures.