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Professor Karl Skorecki

Phone number of Professor Karl Skorecki04-7773690

Karl Skorecki received his MD degree from the University of Toronto in 1977. Between 1977-1984, he pursued postgraduate clinical and research training in Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Molecular Biology at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. In 1984, he returned to the University of Toronto, where he served as Director of Nephrology and Professor in Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical Biochemistry. In 1995 Prof. Skorecki and his family made Aliya and joined Rambam Medical Center and the Technion’s Faculty of Medicine, in Haifa. Between the years 1995-2005, he served as Director of the Nephrology Department at Rambam, and until the year 2018 he served as Director of Medical and Research Development. He also served as Director of the Rappaport Research Institute between 2000-2015. Prof. Skorecki is also Professor of Medicine at the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine of Bar-Ilan University in Tzfat, where he served as Dean from 2018 until January 2023.

Karl’s major research interests are in molecular genetics and human population genetics. He and his team are conducting research at the Kaylie Kidney Health Center of Research Excellence at the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam, and at the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. His research results have been reported in leading scientific and medical journals and books with close to 300 publications. Karl has served and continues to serve on numerous institutional, national, and international advisory boards and committees, and has received several research prizes, as well as university and international teaching awards.

  • Research area:Nephrology, Kidney Health and Nephrogenetics
  • Key Word:Kidney, Genetics, Kidney disease
  • Category:Clinical & Translational
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