Doctor Details

Prof. Vardiella Meiner

Department : 

Genetics Laboratory

Speciality : 

Internal Medicine

Sub Speciality : 

genetics

Hadassah Positions : 

Director, Center for Clinical Genetics, Department of Genetics and Metabolic Diseases

Public Positions : 

Head of the Human Experiment High Committee

Publications : 

Meiner V

Languages : 

English, Hebrew
Phone Office : 02-6777618

Email :

vmeiner@hadassah.org.il

Date of birth: 8.3.1959

Country of birth: Israel

Nationality: Israeli

Family status: Married

Number of children:2

Higher education

1982 - Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem Medical studies BSc. Graduated cum laude

1986 - Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem, Medicine, M.D

1987-1991 Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem, Internal Medicine B, Residency

1992-1994 Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem Department of Human Genetics, Residency

1994-1997 University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Post doctoral fellowship. Host: Prof Robert Mahley; Robert V. Farese Jr

Appointments at the Hebrew University

1/10/1993 Lecturer in Human Genetics. Faculty of Medicine

28/10/2002 Senior lecturer in Human Genetics. Faculty of Medicine

2008 - Associate Professor in Human Genetics. Faculty of Medicine

Additional Functions/Tasks at the HebrewUniversity

1998 - Chairman of the Gertrud Kohn Fund for Excellence in Human Genetics

2000 - Member of the Admission committees for Genetic Counseling Education Programs in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine

2002 – 2005 Member of the Admission committees for medical students in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine

Service in other Academic and Research Institutions

2000 – Sackler Faculty of Medicine School of Continuing Medical Education, Lecturer

2005 – 'Bashaar' - Academic Community for Israeli Society, The Science Club, Lecturer

2008 – The Jerusalem Center for Ethics, Lecturer

2008 – The National Council for Pediatrics & Child Health, Consultant

Prizes and Awards

1992 – Gabriel Isaac Prize, the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine: A Common Lithuanian Mutation Causing Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Ashkenazi Jews

1994 – Gertrud Kohn Prize for Excellence in Human Genetics Research, the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine: Genetic Characteristics of CTX in Israel

1998 – Spencer Award for Research, Hadassah University Hospital: Characterization of ACAT-deficient macrophages: Investigations into processes related to atherosclerosis

2001 – Excellent teaching award

2003 – Excellent teaching award

2007 – Excellent teaching award

2008 – Faculty Prize for Best Teacher of the year in Pre-Clinical Teaching, the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine