Dr. Daniella Magen is a graduate of the Technion Faculty of medicine in Haifa (with honors). She received her clinical training in pediatrics and in pediatric nephrology at the Rambam Health Care Campus, and participated in the establishment of the Pediatric Nephrology Unit at Rambam in 1997. In 2005 she completed a 2.5-year postdoctoral fellowship in molecular genetics at the Laboratory of Molecular Medicine in the Rappaport Research Institute, Technion Faculty of Medicine
Currently, Dr. Magen serves as the Director of the Pediatric Nephrology Unit at Rambam, and holds an academic appointment of an Assistant Professor at the Technion Faculty of Medicine. She is a member of the Rappaport Research Institute at the Technion Faculty of Medicine, and a member of the Institutional Review Board (Helsinki Committee).
Dr. Magen was awarded several prizes, honors and grants, including: Exceptional employee award by the Rambam Health Care Campus; Outstanding lecturer award by the Technion Medical Students Association; The Legacy Heritage (Morasha) Research Grant for clinician-scientists by the Israel Science Foundation; The Haim Boichis award for outstanding research in Pediatrics by the Israeli Pediatric Association. In 2011 she was appointed a visiting professor at Stanford University and school of Medicine, as part of the Feldman Family Foundation program.
Dr. Magen's research is aimed at exploring the molecular basis of hereditary kidney and metabolic disorders among consanguineous ethnic groups in the north of Israel, with a special focus on inherited renal tubulopathies.