Phone number of Professor Yehuda Chowers04-7771562
Prof. Chowers earned his M.D. and B.A. in Medicine from Ben-Gurion University, and conducted his postdoctoral fellowship in the Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology at the University of California at San Diego.
Among the honors Prof. Chowers has received are the American Gastroenterology Association Advanced AGA Research Training Award. He is a two-time winner of Chaim Sheba Medical Center’s Award for Excellence in Research.
Prof. Chowers is a member of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO), the American Gastroenterology Association, the Israel Gastroenterology Association, and the Israel Medical Association. He was a member of the ECCO Scientific Committee and the assigned representative of ECCO to the European Gastroenterology association Scientific Committee. Prof. Chowers was the chair of the Israeli IBD society. He serves in the editorial board of Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, was an associated editor for the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, and a member of the editorial board for Gut.
Prof. Chowers’ research interests are focused on personalized therapy of inflammatory bowel diseases based on understanding drugs mechanisms of action, immunogenicity and therapeutic drug monitoring of biologics, and the interplay between bacteria and the mucosal immune system. Additional research is performed to understand mechanisms of radiation induced bowel injury and means to prevent it.
He has co-authored over 160 papers in professional journals including basic research, clinical research articles, guidelines, case reports and review papers. Prof. Chowers has been a lead presenter and guest speaker at conferences worldwide, and served on the organizing committees for a number of professional international conferences.