YEHUDA SHOENFELD, M.D., FRCP (Hon.) .MaACR

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

2017

 

 Chaim Sheba Medical Center

The Zabludowicz Center

for Autoimmune Diseases

Tel Hashomer 5265601, Israel

 

Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair

for Research of Autoimmune Diseases,

Sackler Faculty of Medicine,

Tel-Aviv University, Israel

 

Tel: 03-5308070 Fax: 03-5352855

Mobile: 052-6669020

Tel. Home: 03- 5344877

Home Address: 26 Sapir St. Ramat-Gan 5265601

 

E-mail: Yehuda.Shoenfeld@sheba.health.gov.il

EDUCATION

YEHUDA SHOENFELD, M.D. 

Date and place of birth:        February 14, 1948, Slovakia.

Marital Status:                       Married + 3 (Nettea, Amir, Guy)

 

EDUCATION

 

1965 - 1972   Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

 

1972 -            M.D. Thesis: "Osteogenesis Imperfecta" (Advisor: Prof. A. Fried) cum laude

 

1976 - 1978   Diploma cum laude upon completion of post graduate studies in internal medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, Tel Aviv University

 

1976 -            Senior resident, Department of Internal Medicine "D" and Out-Patient Clinic of Hematology and Immunology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel

 

1978 (3m) -    Clinical Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Hematology, City of Hope, Duarte, California (Director: Prof. E. Beutler)

 

1979 (3m) -    Clinical Fellowship Hematology/Oncology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass. (Director: Prof. Robert S. Schwartz)

 

1980 (3m) -    Clinical Fellowship Hematology/Oncology, Cornell Medical Center, New York Hospital (Director: Prof. R. Nachman)

 

1980 -            Master in Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, Tel-Aviv University

 

1983 - 1984   Senior Physician, department of Internal Medicine "D", Beilinson Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel

 

1984 - 1985   Head, Department of Medicine "D" and Outpatient Clinic for Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel

 

1985 -            Head of the Hybridoma Unit and Research Laboratory for Autoimmune Diseases, Soroka Medical Center, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

 

1989 -            Head of Department of Medicine "B" Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Head of Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

 

2003 -            Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

 

 

2011 -            Head of Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

RESEARCH  EXPERIENCE

1974 - 1975   Research in environmental physiology and physiology of the effort. Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel-Hashomer Hospital and Tel-Aviv University (Director: Prof. E. Zohar).

 

1974 - 1979   Clinical Immunology, Section of Clinical Immunology, Beilinson Medical Center (Director:Prof. A.I. Pick).

 

1976 - 1984   Clinical research in hematology and internal medicine, Department of Medicine "D", Beilinson Medical Center (Director: Prof. J. Pinkhas).

 

1978              Gaucher's disease and monoclonal gammopathy. Department of Hematology, City of Hope, Duarte, California (Director: Prof. E. Beutler).

 

1981 - 1983   Production of monoclonal autoantibodies by human-human hybridomas. Research in autoimmune diseases. Cancer Research Center, Tufts New England Medical Center (Director: Prof. Robert S. Schwartz).

 

1984              Production of human hybridomas secreting monoclonal antibodies reactive with mammary carcinoma cells. The detection of dominant idiotypes of anti-DNA antibodies in SLE, in first degree relatives of SLE patients, in drug induced SLE, in plasma cell dyscrasia and other autoimmune conditions. The detection of anti-histone antibodies in autoimmune diseases.

 

1985              Infection and autoimmunity.

 

1986              Studies on idiotypes and anti-idiotypes in autoimmunity and cancer.

 

1987              Induced models of SLE in mice by common Ids and anti-Ids of anti-DNA antibodies. Anti-RNP, Sm, Ro and La in autoimmune conditions. Anti-neuronal antibodies in CNS involvement in SLE. TB and autoimmunity.

 

1988              Induction of SLE like disease in mice by immunization with anti-DNA antibody (16/6 Id). T-cell lines reactive with dominant anti-DNA idiotypes. Humoral and cellular immunity against MMTV induced by anti-idiotype immunization. IgA deficiency and autoimmunity (Ts, hormonal manipulations, drugs).

 

1989              Therapeutic manipulation of SLE induced by pathogenic anti-DNA idiotypes (cytokines).

 

1990              Induction of experimental model of anti-phospholipid syndrome. Idiotypes of anti-cardiolipin antibodies. In vitro production of anti-breast human monoclonal antibodies.

 

1991              Therapeutic manipulation of experimental anti-phospholipid syndrome. Anti-mitochondrial antibodies. Nucleotide sequence of human monoclonal autoantibodies.

 

1992              Gereration of ANCA antibodies. Induction of experimental model of PBC. Analysis of anti-PDH (mitochondrial) antibody idiotypes. Analysis of anti-PDH (mitochondrial) antibody idiotypes. Analysis of natural autoantibodies.

 

1993              Induction of experimental Wegener's granulomatosis, anti-idiotypes to anti-cardiolipin antibodies, T cell lines, anti-idiotypic (with toxin) therapy, interleukin-3 and APS, ACA inhibitors, bone-marrow transplantation in APS, silicone and autoimmunity, hyperprolactinemia.

 

1994              Induction of thyroiditis and Goodpasture's syndrome by idiotypic manipulation, bromocriptine in autoimmunity, valves, CNS and kidneys involvement in APS, seed oil and dietary manipulation in experimental SLE and APS, adhesion molecules and catalytic antibodies in Wegener's.

 

1995              Induction of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), diet and autoimmunity, mutant of b2GPI, monoclonal anti-endothelial autoantibodies, Th1/Tb2 in exp. SLE (TNFg, and Il-4).

 

1996              New therapeutic modalities in autoimmunity, cyprofloxacine, Il-3 and APS, diet and APS, INFg, anti- INFg in Exp. SLE, scVF of anti-DNA and anti-cardiolipin antibodies.

 

1997              Fishing of aCL/b2GP-I epitope from a phage library, atherosclerosis and autoimmunity (Exp. mouse models, HSP-65, oxLDL), Anti-endothelial Abs epitopes, AECA in scleroderma, induction of vasculitis by AECA (human and mouse mAbs) Mg++ and atherosclerosis.

 

1998              Atherosclerosis and Autoimmunity: Oral tolerance.

 

1999              Atherosclerosis and Autoimmunity: immunomodulation, IVIG in SLE, vasculitis, cancer.

 

2000 – 2013  Infection and autoimmunity.

Specific IVIG for autoimmunity and Cancer.

ASIA – Autoimmune syndrome induced by adjuvant.

New peptide to treat APS.

Tolerance and dentritic cells.

Anti-P-Ribosomal induced depression in mice.

Penetration of anti-P-R into cells.

Vaccination and autoimmunity.

Smell and autoimmunity.

Vitamin D and autoimmunity.

Vitamin D and Ant-phospholipid syndrome (APS).

ASIA Syndrome. (ASIA - Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants)

Infectiouns and Autoimmunity.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

1974              Guest lecturer in Environmental Physiology, Tel-Aviv University. Guest lecturer in courses of Scientific Methods in Medicine, Tel-Aviv University Medical School.

 

1975              Appointed lecturer in internal medicine, Tel-Aviv University Medical School.

 

1980              Appointed senior lecturer in internal medicine, Tel-Aviv Unviersity Medical School.

 

1985              Appointed associate professor in Tel-Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

 

1990              Appointed Professor of Medicine in Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

PhD OPPONENTS, INTERNATIONAL

1995              Institute Pasteur (France).

 

1996              Leuven University (Belgium).

 

1999              Helsinki University, Medical School.

 

 

2003              Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

MEMBERSHIP IN  PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1973              Israel Medical Association

 

1974              Israel Society of Internal Medicine

 

1975              Israel Society of Physiology and Pharmacology

 

1976              Israel Society of Immunology

 

1979              ISIM: The International Society of Internal Medicine

 

1980              New York Academy of Sciences, N.Y., U.S.A.

 

1981              Associate: American College of Physicians

 

1982              American Federation of Clinical Research

 

1984              International Association for Breast Cancer Research

 

1985              Israel Society for Rheumatology

 

1985              American College of Rheumatism

 

1986              American Society of Clinical Immunology

 

1989              The World Academy of ART and Science

 

1990              European Association for Cancer Research

 

1998              European Atherosclerosis Society

 

1998              British Society of Immunology.

 

1999              European Society for Clinical Investigation.

 

2000              American Association of Immunologists (AAI).

 

2003              Member of IUIS/WHO/AF/CDC Committee for the Standardization of Autoantibodies in Rheumatic and Related Diseases, September 23, 2003, Orlando, FL, USA.

 

2003              Member of the IUIS/WHO/AF/CDC Committee for the Standardization of Autoantibodies Minutes of the Business Meeting. USA, October 26, 2003, Orlando, FL, USA.

 

2006              Member of the Steering Committee of IVRI (Israel Vaccine Research Initiative), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 2006.

 

2006              Member of Technical Evaluation Group. Scientific Review Administration Review Branch NIAMS Innovation Therapies for Rheum Dis. Special limphasis panel meeting ZAR EHB- HC3(2) National Institute of Arthritis & Masculikeletal and Skin Diseases Innovative Therapy for Rheumatic and Skin Diseases RFP NIH- NIAMS – BAA 07-01, 16 October 2006, Rockville, USA.

 

2008- 2013    Member of IUIS/WHO/AF/CDC Committee for the standardization of Autoantibodies in Rheumatic and Related Diseases, Italy.

 

2009              Associate Member of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 21, 2009.

 

2009              New York Academy of Sciences. 01 Apr. 2010 – 31 March 2011.

 

 

2013              Member of the CHAIRS ' (Cathedras' ) committee of the Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Te;-Aviv University, Israel. 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

 

1.      Fulbright Hays Grant, USA 1981. The production of human monoclonal antibodies. Boston, Mass.

 

2.      The Baltzar WA Von Platen Foundation. The production of human-human hybridomas from patients with malignant diseases. 1984/85.

 

3.      Award of the Slovak Society of Immunology for excellence in scientific work and humanity, Piestany, Slovakia, September 1997

 

4.      The Kroc/McDonald award for scientific performance, U.C. Davis,CA., 1997.

 

5.      Roy and Robert Kroc Distinguished Proffesor in Medicine and Immunology, University of California, Davis School of Midicine, September 4, 1997.

 

6.      Nana Svartz award, Gutenburg, (Sweden), 23.11.1998.

 

7.      EULAR/Abbot Abstract Award for the abstract: Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS): analysis of the international Consensus statement of preliminary classification criteria for CAPS using the "CAPS Registry". Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, Lisbon 18-21 June, 2003.

 

8.      S. Einhorn Tel-Aviv Mayor Award for Life Contribution to the Hebrew Medical Language and Literature. September 2003, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

9.      The Carol Nachman Award for Rheumatology 2004, for outstanding innovative research work in the field of clinical and experimental rheumatology., Wiesbaden, Germany. 2004.

 

10.   Honoris Causa – Pleven University, Bulgaria, 2004.

 

11.   The Thirty-Sixth Annual Helen and Payne Whitney Lectureship: "Antiphospholipid syndrome from an infectious etiology to a systemic autoimmune disease". North Shore / LIJ University Hospital, May 26, 2005.

 

12.   EULAR prize 2005: The infectious etiology of anti-phospholipid syndrome. Vienna, Austria, 2005.

 

13.   Gold Medal from the Slovak Society of Physicians for Israel - Slovakia scientific collaboration. Slovakia, Piestani, 2006.

 

14.   The Arthritis Foundation (Alabama Chapter): Outstanding Speaker Award for 2006.

 

15.   The Nelson Professorship award for distinguished biomedical scholars, at the University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, CA. USA, 2008.

 

16.   Honoris Causa – The Hungarian Society of Rheumatology, Budapest, Hungary, 2008.

 

17.   Israeli Medical Association's prize for life-time contribution to Internal Medicine in Israel, 2009.

 

18.   Master of the ACR. From the ACR - American Congress of Rheumatology, San-Diego, USA, October 2013.

 

19.   Sodalem Honoris Causa: Honorary member, of the Slovac Society of Internal Medicine. June 2014.

 

20.   2016 - Was awarded the Excellency Prize of "OMETZ" society, for contribution to the Israeli Medicine. אות המופת של תנועת "אומ"ץ" בתחום הרפואה לשנת 2016

CHAIR

2003 Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. 

MEETINGS ORGANIZER

1.        French-Israeli meeting on the production of hybridoma. Immunology Today 7:350-351, 1986.

 

2.        The First Autoimmune Meeting in Israel - Guest speaker: David B. Stollar, 1986, Beer-Sheva. Isr J Med Sci 24:351-378, 1988.

 

3.        The Second Autoimmune Meeting in Israel - Guest speaker: Norman Talal, 1987, Beer-Sheva. Isr J Med Sci 24:725-758, 1988.

 

4.        XII World Congress of the Israel Medical Association, Jerusalem 16-19, 1988. Scientific Committee.

 

5.        Israel Scientific Research Conference, Int. Symposium on multiple facets of immunoglobulin, May 10-12, Jerusalem, 1988 Scientific Committee.

 

6.        The Third Autoimmune Meeting in Israel - Guest speaker: Donato Alarcon-Segovia, 1988, Tel-Aviv. Isr J Med Sci 25:667-705, 1989.

 

7.        The 14th World Congress of Israel Medical Association, May 16-19, Jerusalem, 1988. (Organizing committee).

8.        International Breast Cancer Research Conference. March 5-9, 1989, Tel-Aviv, Israel, (Organizing committee).

9.        Xth Congress of the International Society of Hematology (European & African Division) Jerusalem, Israel, September 3-8, 1989. (Organizing committee).

 

10.      The Fourth Autoimmune Meeting in Israel: Guest speaker: Noel Rose. 1990, Tel-Aviv. Isr J Med Sci, 26:662-698, 1990.

 

11.      The Fifth Autoimmune Meeting in Israel: Guest speaker: Jean-Francois Bach. 1990, Tel-Aviv. Isr J Med Sci, 26:662-698, 1990.

 

12.      International Conference on Rheumatic Diseases in Pregnancy. 17-22 May 1992. Jerusalem, Israel (Organizing committee).

 

13.      The Six Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guest speaker: Georg Wick. 1992. Tel-Aviv 23.3.92 Isr J Med Sci 30: 1993.

 

14.      Third International Congress on SLE. London 18-23 April 1992 (Organizing committee).

 

15.      The 8th International Congress of Immunology, Budapest Hungary, August, 23-29, 1992 Autoimmunity Section.

 

16.      The 7th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guest speaker: Terry Davies. 1993 Tel-Aviv, 2.3.1993. Isr J Med Sci 30: 1994.

 

17.      The 8th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guest speaker: Eric M. Gershwin. 25.1.94. Isr J Med Sci 31: 1995.

 

18.      The 6th Int. Congress on Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies. 14-17/9/1994, Leuven, Belgium. (Organizing committee).

 

19.      The 9th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guest Speaker: Joachim Kalden. 30/1/95. Isr J Med Sci.

 

20.      The 4th International Congress on SLE, 20-25 March 1995, Jerusalem (President).

 

21.      The 4th Int. Conference on Human Antibodies and Hybridoma. 26-28 April 1995, Amsterdam, The Netherland.

 

22.      The 10th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guests Speakers: Takao Koike (Japan) and James Peter (U.S.A.). 20.3.1996.

 

23.      The 5th Int. Conference on Human Antibodies and Hybridoma. 1-5 January 1996, Jerusalem Israel (Organizer).

 

24.      The 11th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guests Speakers: Fabbrizius Fabbrizi (Italy), Graham Hughes (U.K.), Michel Kazatchkine (France), Michael Bachman (Germany). 26.3.1997.

25.      The 12th Autoimmune Meeting in Israel. Guests Speakers: D. Cines (USA), G. Valessini (Italy), L. Gullevin (France). 25.3.1998. The 2nd International Congress of Autoimmunity. 7-12 March 1999, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

26.      The 3rd International Congress of Autoimmunity. 20-24 February, 2002, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

27.      The 1st Tutzing Antiphospholipid Conference, 22-25 April, 2002, Tutzing, Germany.

 

28.      6th Dresden Symposium on Autoantibodies 4-7 September 2002, Dresden, Germany.

 

29.      The 10th Internationl Symposium on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, September 29 - October 3, 2002, Taormina, Sicily

 

30.      Honoray President of Heart, Rheumatism and Autoimmunity Congress, February 2003, Milano, Italy.

 

31.      Honoray President of I Latinamerican Congress on Autoimmunity, September 2003, Galapagos.

 

32.      The 4th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Budapest, October 2004.

 

33.      Singapore International Scientific Meeting on Arthritis & Rheumatology, November 2004.

 

34.      Vaccination, Infection and Autoimmunity: Myth and Reality – VIAMR 2005, October 2005, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

35.      2nd Asian Autoimmunity meeting Hong-Kong, March 2006.

 

36.      2nd Latino-American Congress of Autoimmunity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2006

 

37.      The 5th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Sorrento, Italy, November 8-12, 2006.

 

38.      The 6th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, 2008.

 

39.      The 7th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 5-9 May 2010.

 

40.      The 3rd Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity, July 2-5. 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

41.      CORA – Controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity Congress. Florence, Italy, March           10-12, 2011.

 

42.      The 8th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 2012.

 

43.      CORA – The Second International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity. Budapest, Hungary, April 4-6, 2013

 

44.      LACA– 4th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies and 4th Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 18-21 September, 2013.

 

45.      ACA – The 6th Asian Congress on autoimmunity. Hong Kong, November 20-22, 2013

 

46.      The 9th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 2014.

 

47.      CORA – The Third International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity. Sorrento, Italy, March 12-14, 2015

 

48.      The 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Leipzig, Germany, April 2016.

 

49.      CORA – The 5th International Congress on controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity, Bologna, Italy, March 9-11, 2017.

 

50.      LUPUS / ACA - 12th In ternational Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (LUPUS 2017) & the 7th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity (ACA 2017), Melbourne, Australia 26-29 March, 2017.

 

51.      SPBCA - 1st Saint Petersburg Congress on Autoimmunity, St Petersburg, Russia 30 June - 2 July 2017.

 

52.      LACA 2017 5th Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity Cancun, Mexico, 26-29 November 2017.

 

53.      The 11th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Lisbon, Portugal, 16-18 May, 2018.

 

 

54.      CORA - 5th Internationall Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology Autoimmunity, Florence, Italy, 14-16 March, 2019.

EDITORIAL  BOARDS

1984              Editorial member of "American Journal of Reproductive Immunology and Microbiology". (USA).

 

1986              Editor, "Quaterly Medical Journal", The Journal of I.M.A. World Fellowship, Mifal Haveruth Hutz - 1986 - 1990.

 

1988 - 1997   Associate Editor, "Israel Journal Medical Sciences".

 

1988              Editorial member of "Viral Immunology" (USA).

 

1989              Editorial Board of "Human Antibodies and Hybridomas".

 

1991              Editorial Board of "Clinical Experimental Rheumatology".

 

1991 - 2009   Editorial Board of "Clinical Rheumatology".

 

1991              Editorial Board of "The Lupus Journal".

 

1992              Associate Editor - Int Arch Allergy and Clin Immunology.

 

1992              Editorial Board of Immunologic Research.

 

1993              Editorial Board of Critical Reviews in Allergy.

 

1994              Editorial Board of Early Pregnancy Biology and Medicine.

 

1996              Editorial Board of Les Annales de Medicine Interne - Editor - Immunopathology Section.

 

1997              Editorial Board of J. Autoimmunity.

 

1997              Editorial Board of Rheumatologia (Slovakia).

1997              Editorial Board of the Int. Oncology.

1997              Editorial Board of the APLAR Journal of Rheumatology.

 

1999 - 2011   Editorial Board of European Journal of Internal Medicine.

 

2000              Editor in chief and founder of Israel Medical Association Journal - IMAJ.

 

2000              Editorial Board of Annals Rheumatic Diseases 2000.

 

2000              Editor, "Harefuah", The Journal of Israeli Society of Medicine (Hebrew).

 

2000              Editorial Board of Japanese Journal of Rheumatology.

 

2000              Editorial Board of Autoimmunity (U.K).

 

2000              International Advisory Board of Modern Rheumatology, The Japan Rheumatism Association.

 

2001              Editor and founder of Autoimmunity Reviews.

 

2001              Editorial Board of the Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

 

2002              Editorial Board of the Osteoartritis Today.

 

2003-2009     Editorial Board of The Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, USA.

 

2003              Editorial board of Clinical Application of Immunogogy, Bulgaria.

 

2003              Editorial board on subjects of Immunology/ Microbiology/ Virology, of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Michigan State University, USA.

 

2003-2010     Editorial Board of The Journal of Clinical Immunology, USA.

 

2003              Editorial Board of Immunology Letters, Prague, Czech Republic, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

2004              Editorial Board of Joint Bone Spine, Paris, France.

 

2004              Editorial Board of Therapy, London, UK.

 

2004              Editorial Board of European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, London, UK.

 

2005              Advisory Board of Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology , UK.

 

2005              Editorial Board of the (BJR) Journal of Rheumatology, Official Organ of Brazilian Society of Rheumatology, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

2007              Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Immunology, California, USA.

 

2007              International Advisory Board of the "Fondazione Umberto Di Mario" (The Foundation in memory of Umberto Di Mario, for Diabetes and Autoimmunity), University of Roma, Italy.

 

2007              Member of the International Review Board of the Turkish Journal of Immunology.

 

2007              Editorial Board of Clinical and Developmental Immunology, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Cairo, Egypt.

 

2007              Editorial Board of Journal of Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, Germany.

 

2007              Editorial Board of the Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, Portugal.

 

2007              Editorial Board of the Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, Italy.

 

2008              Editorial Board of Archives of Medical Science (AMS), Poznan, Poland.

 

2008              Member of the Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Rheumatology. Official Publication of the Indian Rheumatology Association, India.

 

2008              Member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal: MD- Medical Data, in Serbia.

 

2009              Member of the International Editorial Board of the Revista Argentina de Rheumatologia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2009              Member of the International Editorial Board of the Australasian Medical Journal – AMJ – European representatives.

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation (EJCI). The official journal of European Society for Clinical Investigation (ESCI), The Netherlands.

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of the Liver Disease Review Letters (LDRL), Beijing, Chaina. (www.wjgnet.com/LCRL/ch/imdex.aspx).

 

2009              Chief of the International Editorial Board of the new Immunology quarterly published by Medicina, Budapest, Hungary.

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of the Medicinski Pregled – medial review published by the Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Hepatology (WJH), Beijing, Chaina.

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Medicinal Food, New Rochelle, NY, USA

 

2009              Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Autoimmunity Highlights, Milano, Italy.

 

2010              Member of the Editorial Board of PLoS ONE - Public Library of Science, UK.

 

2010              Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, Beijing, China.

 

2011              Member of the Editorial Board of WJEM - World Journal of Experimental Medicine, Beijing, China.

 

2011-2015     Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, Beijing, China.

 

2012              Member of the Editorial Board of PeerJ (http://PeerJ.com).

 

2012              Member of the Editorial Board of Datasets Papers in Medicine, a division of Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://mts.datasets.com/

 

2012              Member of the Eeditorial Board of BMC Medicine, London, UK.

 

2013              Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. The official journal of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology. Melbourne, Australia. Email: cs-journals@wiley.com.

 

2013              Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Hematology Research. PA, USA. E-mail: publication.manager@savvysciencepublisher.com

 

2013              Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Celiac Disease, Romania. http://www.sciepub.com/journal/IJCD/EditorialBoard#.UiQpA39qRkg

 

2013              Continue nomination as a member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Rheumatology. From 2013 – 2016.

 

2013              Member of the International Advisory Board of Modern Rheumatology – Journal of Japan College of Rheumatology, Tokyo, Japan. MR@ryumachi-jp.com.

 

2014              Member of the Editorial Board of "Disaster and Military Medicine" The Journal of pre- hospital, trauma and emergency medicine. c/o BioMed Central London, United Kingdom. Disaster and Military Medicine

 

2014              Member of the editorial Board of "Brain and Gut", Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, New Rochelle ,NY, USA. wcuba@liebertpub.com , www.liebertpub.com

 

2014              Academic Editor for Medicine. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins . Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A. http://journals.lww.com/md-journal/pages/aboutMedicine.aspx..

 

2014              Associate Editor of Recent Patents on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery. Bentham Science Publishers. http://www.benthamscience.com/journal/index.php?journalID=rpaidd

 

2014              Member of the Editorial Board of "Journal of Immune Research". Austin Publishing Group, New Jersey, USA. immunes@austinpublishinggroup.us

 

2014              Member of the Editorial Board of "Human Antibodies", IOS press, Amsteream, The Netherlands.

 

2015              Member of the Editorial Board of "Acta Rheumatalogica", 483 Green Lanes, London, UK. Acta Rheumatologica.

 

2015              Member of the Editorial Board of " Journal of Immunology Research: Open Access Journal" Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 410 Park Avenue,15th Floor, #287 pmb, New York, NY 10022, USA. Hindawi Publishing Corporation Cairo Free Zone, Road 5, Block E, Nasr City, Cairo 11816, Egypt. http://scirexonline.com/immune-research.html/

 

2016              Member of the Scientific Council of the Graham Hughes Center for Autoimmune Diseases. 22.2.2016.

 

2016              Member of the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics.  

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2016              Member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports. www.nature.com/srep

OTHER SCIENTIFIC ROLES

1.       Member of the Ethical Helsinki Committee, Sheba Medical Center 1990.

               

2.       Member of the Scientific Committee of the Ela Kodesh Institute for Research in Biology of Cancer. Life Sciences Faculty, Tel-Aviv University 1993.

 

3.       Member of Grant Committee, the Chief Scientists of the Israeli Ministry of Health 1990.

 

4.       Member of Grant Committee, Israel Academy of Sciences. 1990.

 

5.       Founder and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Israeli Lupus Society.

 

6.       Chief Advisory in Immunology - The Chief General of the Israeli Medical Forces. (IDF) 1992-

 

7.       Member of Grant Committee - Israel Cancer Society - 1994.

 

8.       Member of National Committee on Imaging - 1994.

 

9.       Director - Dead Sea Works Ltd and Perio Ltd. - 1995.

 

10.     Member of the Board of Trustee of the Israely Cancer Society-1989

 

11.     The Medical Committee for the Israel Forum on Medicine and Halacha. Jerusalem Center for Research.

 

12.     Chairperson of the Ethics Committee (Helsinki) for experimants of animals - 1996.

 

13.     President of the Israel Society of Clinical Immunology and Alergy, 1998 – 2001.

 

14.     Central Committee of the Ministry of Health for Clinical Studies to approve medical equipment, 1999-2001.

 

15.     National Scientific Advisory Board of American Autoimmune- Related Diseases Association Int.-1999.

 

16.     International Advisory Board member, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan, October 2003.

 

17.     Member of the Clinical Committee for Hebrew medical items in the Israeli Academy for the Hebrew Language, 2003.

 

18.     Academic Member - The Board of Trustee of the Tel-Aviv University, 2005.

 

19.     Ratified Academic Member (2005-2007), Board of Governors, Tel-Aviv University, 2005.

 

20.     Scientific President AESKU.KIPP Institute. Research for Human Health. 2006.

 

21.     Member of the International Steering Committee of the Israel Vaccine Research Initiative (IVRI), 2007.

 

22.     Member of the World Health Organization (WHO), in the Rheumatology Working Group, within the Topic Advisory Group (TAG) for Internal Medicine that is contributing to the revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) towards its 11th edition. 2009.

HONORARY MEMBER

1.       Honorary membership of the La Sociedad Argentina de Rheumatologia (SAR), October 1999.

 

2.       Honorary FRCP of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK, 2003.

 

3.       Member of the IUIS/WHO/AF/CDC Committee for the Standardization of Autoantibodies Minutes of the Buisness Meeting. Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

 

4.       Honorary membership of the Hungarian Association of Rheumatology, Budapest, Hungary, 2008.

PATENTS

1.       Patent No. 5.562.902: Immunotherapeutic method of treating cancerous diseases by administration of intravenous immunoglobulin.

 

2.       Patent No. 5.965,130 : Immunotherapeutic method of treating cancerous diseases by administration of gamma globulins.

 

3.       Patent No. US 6,825,319 : Synthetic peptides and pharmaceutical compositions comprising them for diagnosis and treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome.

 

4.       Patent of European Patent Office No. 03725556.9-2402-IL0300424 : Method for obtaining anti-idiotype antibodies.

 

5.       PCT application No. PCT/IL03/00424 "Method for obtaining anti-idiotype antibodies". Ref: 1434349.

 

6.       Patent registration in Europe, National Phase of PCT/IL00/00600-WO01/22996: "Administration of Gamma Globulins to treat Lymphoma", in the name of: ARP Biomed Ltd. Application / Patent No. 00964595.3-2402 / 1220687 , Reference: G 1750 EP. Date: 22- 02- 07.

 

7.       Israeli Patent Application No. 140732. Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd. Ref.: 9814. Inventors: Miri Blank, Shmuel Cbilly, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir. Synthetic peptides for diagnosis and treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome. 12-05-2008.

 

8.       US patent application National Phase of PCT/US07/03918. Immunoglobulins from vitiligo plasma for; melanoma; therapy. Inventors: Shoenfeld Yehuda et al. AssigneeL GammaCan Ltd. US Serial No.: 12/279,495. US filling Date: August 14, 2008. International Publication Number WO 2007/095293 A2. International publication date: 23 August 2007.

 

9.       International publication number WO 2008/137159 A1, Published date: 13 November 2008; US publication number US 2009/0053217 A1, Published date: Feb 26, 2009. Human Anti-VEGF polyclonal antibodies and uses thereof. International Patent Classification: A6IK 39/395 (2006.01).

 

10.     US Patent Application No. 61/776,801, entitled "CITRULLINATED PEPTIDES FOR THE TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS".

 

11.     "Systemic peptides and kits for diagnosis of anti-phospholipid syndrome"; Miri Blank, Shmuel Kabilly, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir. Number US-20050107584-A1, 19 May 2005. Yeda Research and Development. Co. Ltd. Israel Company at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

 

12.     "Administration of gamma globulins to treat cancer"; Miri Blank and Yehuda Shoenfeld. Number- US 20070166313, accepted in 2007.

 

13.     2012; Phosphorylcholine-based agents and use thereof. At provisional state SBA/006 US Prov. App. No 61/590830.

          The invention relates to phosphorylcholine based agents and pharmaceutical compositions comprising same for the prevention and treatment of autoimmune diseases, particularly autoimmune diseases associated with pathological inflammation.

 

14.     Nur Israel, Shoenfeld Y, Blank M. Method for obtaining anti-idiotype antibodies. USA patent No.8450067 B2. 2013.

 

 

15.     "Phosphorylcholine-based agents and use thereof". Yehuda Shoenfeld and Miri Blank. US provisional patent application number 61/760,668, identified as Attorney Docket: SBA/006 USP-1. 2013. 

EXTERIOR DIRECTOR IN PUBLIC COMPANIES

1995 - 2000   Dead Sea Works (DSW)

 

2000 - 2002   Vulcan Batteries LTD.

 

 

2004 -            Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. subsidiary company of ICL Israel Chemicals LTD. 

STUDENTS SUCCESS

STUDENTS WHO BECAME HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS / UNITS

1.       Shlomo Berliner MD, Head of Internal Medicine Department at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov).

 

2.       Mahmud Abu-Shakra MD, Head of Internal Medicine Department, Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva.

 

3.       Avner Reshef MD, Head of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer.

 

4.       Yair Levy MD, Head of Internal Medicine F' Department, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba.

 

5.       Hedi Orbach MD, Head of Internal Medicine B' Department, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel

 

6.       Haward Amital MD, Head of Internal Medicine D' Department, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba

 

7.       Gisele Zandman-Goddard, Head of Internal Medicine C' Department, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon.

 

8.       Jacob (Kobi) George, MD. Head of the Cardiology Unit at "Kaplan Medical Center", Rehovot, Israel.

 

9.       Ilan Krause, MD., Head of Department of Internal Medicine 6, Rekanati Center at Rabin Medical Centerm Bilinson Hospital, Petah-Tikva, Israel.

 

10.     Dan Buskila, MD., Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

 

11.     Yaakov Berkun, MD., Head of Children Department, Hadassa Medical Center, Har-Hatzofim Campus, Jerusalem, Israel.

 

STUDENTS WHO BECAME PROFESSORS

1. Shlomo Berliner

 

2. Mahmud Abu-Shakra

 

3. George Jacob

 

4. lan Krause

 

5. Miri Blank

 

6. Yehuda Adler

 

7. Yaron Tomer

 

8. Haward Amital

 

9. Yair Levy

INSTRUCTION IN THESIS (MD, Basic Sciences, M.Sc.)

1.       Instruction (with Dr. Y. Shapiro) in the thesis on: "Aerobic work capacity of high school students" (by Dr. S. Kovatz, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

2.       Instruction (with Dr. Y. Shapiro) in the thesis on: "SLE survey of 40 patients" (by Dr. D. Ron, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

3.       Instruction (with Dr. Y. Shapiro, R. Rosin and Y. Drory) in the thesis: "Orthostatic examinations in amputees and spinal cord injuries" (by Dr. Y. Levy, Haifa University, 1976).

 

4.       Instruction (with Dr. IA Pick) in the thesis on: "SLE survey of 40 patients" (by Dr. Y. Dazinger, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

5.       Instruction (with Dr. IA Pick) in the thesis on: "Multiple myeloma - A survey of 70 patients" (by Dr. A. Panush, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

6.       Instruction with (Prof. E. Sohar and Dr. Y. shapiro) in the thesis on: "Accidental hypothermia" (by Dr. G. Keren, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

7.       Instruction (with Dr. AI Pick) in the thesis on: "Macroglobulinemia - A survey of 33 patients" (by Dr. M. Hershkovitz, Tel-Aviv University, 1976).

 

8.       Instruction (with Dr. Y. Shapiro) in the thesis on: "Subjects prone to heat stroke" (by Dr. G. Ben-Baruch, Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1977).

 

9.       Instruction (with Dr. AI Pick) in the thesis on: "Cryoglobulinemia: A survey of 40 patients" (by Dr. S. Berliner, Tel-Aviv University, 1977).

 

10.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The frequency of the ear lobe sign among patients with coronary disease" (by Dr. R. Mor, Tel-Aviv University, 1977).

 

11.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The physical fitness of the subjects and staff of the Tel-Aviv University: A survey of 1500 subjects" (by Y. Shenkar, Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1977).

 

12.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The heart rate of Yemenite Jews and its relation to their high physical fitness" (by Dr. Y. Kazav, Tel-Aviv University, Medical school, 1977).

 

13.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Circulatory anticoagulant among patients with true and false positive serological test for syphillis" (by Dr. S. Shaulian, Tel-Aviv University, Medical School, 1978).

 

14.     Instruction in thesis on: "Distribution on ECG changes among 400 athletes in Israel" (by Dr. M. Oren, Tel-Aviv University, Medical school, 1978).

 

15.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The incidence of G-I bleeding in patients with aortic stenosis" (by A. Bedezivski, Tel-Aviv University, Medical School, 1978).

 

16.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The correlation between risk factors for cardiovascular disease among casual hypertensive men aged 50-60 years" (by Z. Eldar, Tel-Aviv University, Medical School, 1978).

 

17.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The comparison of lying and sitting blood pressure in normotensive, borderline and hypertensive males aged 50-60 years" (by Dr. Ch. Snopkovski-Snir, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1978).

 

18.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The effect of physical activity on the absolute number of white blood cells in Yemenite Jews" (by Dr. Aloni, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1978).

 

19.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The efficiency of walking with backpack loads as a method for improving physical fitness" (by Dr. T. Shimoni, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, 1979).

 

20.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The humoral system in patients with Gaucher's disease" (by Dr. L. Galant, Tel-Aviv Medical School, 1979).

 

21.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Central nervous system involvement in adult non-lymphocytic leukemia" (by Dr. M. Rotenberg, Haifa, Technion Medical School, 1979).

 

22.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The association of hypophosphatemia with sepsis" (by Dr. S. Hager, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1980).

 

23.     Instruction on the thesis on: "Hypersensitivity reaction to antibiotics in patients with infectious

 

24.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Leukocytosis induced by corticosteroids" (by Dr. Y. Gurevitch, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1981).

 

25.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The incidence of risk factors and myocardial infarction among Yemenite jews during the years 1968-1977" (by R. Shohat, Tek-Aviv University Medical School, 1981).

 

26.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Myeloid leukemias and monoclonal gammopathy" (by B. Ayalon, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1982).

 

27.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Labor induced leukocytosis in Yemenite Jews" (by Dr. Shindel, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1983).

 

28.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Leukocytosis associated with malignant diseases" (by A. Tal, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1983).

 

29.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Sepsis and leukocyte counts in Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1983).

 

30.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of dominant idiotypes of anti-DNA antibodies in sera of patients with monoclonal gammopathies" (by O. Ben-Yehuda, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1984. (cum laude).

 

31.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of dominant idiotypes of anti-DNA antibodies in sera of patients with drug induced lupus" (by Y. Wilner, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, 1984).

 

32.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of dominant idiotypes of anti-DNA antibodies in sera of patients with autoimmune conditions" (by Y. Messinger, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1984).

 

33.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of anti-histones antibodies in drug-induced lupus-correlation with clinical and serological parameters" (by A. Borenstein, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1984).

 

34.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Monoclonal anti-tuberculosis antibodies with DNA antibodies react with M. tuberculosis" (by D. Shaul, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1984). (cum laude).

 

35.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of anti-histones antibodies in SLE patients and their first degree relatives" (by G. Segol, The Technion Medical School, Haifa, 1985).

 

36.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of anti-histone antibodies in autoimmune diseases" (by G. Segol, Technion Medical School, Haifa, 1985).

 

37.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of common anti-DNA idiotype (16/6 Id) in the sera of patients with infection with Klebsiella and active tuberculosis" (by O. Sela, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1985). (cum laude).

 

38.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Cross-reaction between pneumonococcal antigens on DNA, shown by human monoclonal anti-pneumococcal antibody" (by G.J. Gardin, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, 1986).

 

39.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The cross-reaction of monoclonal immunoglobulins from monoclonal gammopathies with anti-DNA activity with mycobacterial antigens" (by D. Buskila, Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1986).

 

40.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The detection of anti-nuclear antibodies in normal populations: The analysis of genetic preponderance" (by E. Tauber, Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1986).

 

41.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Detection of a common anti-DNA idiotype in the sera of patients with uveitis" (by I. Hundret, Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1986).

 

42.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The detection of lupus band test and anti-nuclear antibodies in normal families" (by I. Avinoach, Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1986).

 

43.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The significance of common anti-DNA idiotype" (by D. Murowitz, M.D. Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1986).

 

44.     Instruction in the thesis on: "The production of human monoclonal antibodies, anti-idiotypic antibodies and the study of idiotype immune regulation" (by R. Bakimer M.Sc. student), Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1987).

 

45.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Anti-histones antibodies and their subfractions in chronic autoimmune liver disease" (by Ch. Swissa, M.D. student, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1988).

 

46.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Autoantibodies in different types of uveitis" (by Dr. I. Klemperer, Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1988).

 

47.     Instruction of the thesis on: "Induction of anti-phospholipid syndrome" (by Y. Cohen, Basic Sciences, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, 1991).

 

48.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Idiotypes of anti-phospholipid antibodies" (by I. Krause, Basic Sciences, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, 1991).

 

49.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Autoimmunity in melanoma" (by I. Shelkowitz, Basic Sciences, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, 1991).

 

50.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Prevention of anti-phospholipid syndrome" (by O. Inbar, Basic Sciences, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, 1992).

 

51.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Silicone induced autoimmune disease", (by Eran Bar-Meir, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem) 1993/1994.

 

52.     Instruction in the thesis on: "Titer of diagnostic antibodies in sera of patients with melanoma activity and therapeutic indexes", (Ofer Merimsky), Thesis for Master, Tel-Aviv University, 1995.

 

53.     Instruction in the thesis on: “Pathogenic role of anti-endothelial cell autocentibodies" (Eyal Grunbaum), Thesis for Master, Tel Aviv University, 1997.

 

54.     Instruction in the thesis on: “Evaluation of heart valve in the antiphospholipid sydrome (Libman-Sacks endocarditis)" (Dr. Roni Manor), M.D. Thesis, Tel Aviv University, 1997.

 

55.     Instruction in the thesis on: “The role of antiphospholipid and anti-oxLDL autoantibodies in the prediction of restenosis following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)”, M.D. Thesis, Tel Aviv University, 1998.

 

56.     Instruction (with Dr. Dror Harats) in the thesis on: "Magnesium fortification of drinking water suppresses atherogenesis in male LDL-receptor deficient mice" (Yaniv Sherer, MD student), as part of the requirements for acquisition of MD degree by Sacler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv Universty, 2000.

 

57.     Instruction (with Dr. Miri Blank) in the thesis on: "Anti-prothrombin antibodies, atherosclerosis and thrombosis. Is there any relationship?" (Haj-Yahia Salim, Dept. of cardiac surgery in Sheba Medical Center), as basic science research, 2001.

 

58.     Instruction (with Dr. Miri Blank) in the thesis on: "The effect of different diets on experimental APS in mice". (Dr. Manor Ron, Gynecology Dept., Asaf-Harofe Medical Center, Zrifin), as basic science research., 2001.

 

59.     Instruction in the thesis on: " Characteristics of 46 epileptic patients with anti phospholipids syndrome" (Shaul Lev M.D., Dept of Medicine E, Rabin Medical Center Kampus Beilinson, Petah-Tikva and Dept of Medicine B and Research Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hasomer), as basic science research, 2001.

 

60.     Instruction (with Dr. Miri Blank) in the thesis on: "The effect of IVIG" on bleomycin induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice". (Vered Molina, M.D. Thesis, Tel Aviv University, 2002), as basic science research.

 

61.     Instruction in the thesis on the subject of: "The putative protective role of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection from autoimmune disorders" Maya Ram, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 2008).

 

62.     Instruction in the thesis on: “Neuropsychiatric manifestations induced by lupus autoantibodis”, Master's degree Thesis, Faculty of Life-Science, Tal Sapir (Ben-Ziv) Bar-Ilan University, 2008.

 

63.     Instruction (with Prof. Miri Blank) in the thesis on: Vitamin D effect on activation of endothelial cells mediated by antiphospholipid antibodies", as basic science research (Dr. Maya Glazer, Kaplan Medical Center, Children's Department, 2011).

 

64.     Instruction in the thesis on: Is Parkinson's disease an autoimmune disease. )published). Michal Benkler, Medicine Faulty - Ben Gurion University. MD thesis 2008 – 1010.

 

65.     Instruction in the thesis on: Vitamin D levels in patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases (published). Michael Zisapel. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2009 – 2010.

 

66.     Instruction in the thesis on: Geography and autoimmunity among healthy and diseases subjects. )published). Yinon Shapira. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2009 – 2011.

 

67.     Instruction in the thesis on: Toxoplasma Gondii and autoimmune diseases (published). Shaul Katazn. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2010 – 2011.

 

68.     Instruction in the thesis on: The role of vitamin-D in Sjogren’s syndrome. (published). Inga Efes, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2010 – 2011.

 

69.     Instruction in the thesis on: Infections agents in PBC. Tal Shilton, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2010 – 2012.

 

70.     Instruction in the thesis on: The role of vitamin-D in inflammatory myoapthies. Toi Teman, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2010 – 2013.

 

71.     Instruction in the thesis on: The prevalence of autoantibodies in primary biliary cirrhosis. Sara Sella, Medicine Faculty – Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. 2008 – 2013.

 

72.     Instruction in the thesis on: Infections and Sjogren Syndrome. Omer Tehori, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2011 – 2014.

 

73.     Instruction in the thesis on: Infections and Sjogren Syndrome. Omer Tehori, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2011 – 2014.

 

74.     Instruction in the thesis on: The association of anti-RO and anti-LA antibodies with Infectious agents in various autoimmune diseases. Yogev Peri, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2012– present.

 

75.     Instruction in the thesis on: Vitamin D in PBC. Ron Kopilov, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2013.

 

76.     Instruction in the thesis on: Anti phospohlipids profiles as a marker of APS subtypes. Ilan Volkov., Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 2013 – 2014. Arrow head project. 

INSTRUCTION OF MASTER AND PhD STUDENTS

1.       Ronit Bakimer(PhD) - Idiotype of human antibodies in autoimmune conditions and malignant states. Faculty of Health and Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1988-1993.

 

2.       Lea Ziporen(PhD) - Systemic aspects of experimental APS. Tel-Aviv University - 1993 - 1996.

 

3.       Ofer Merimsky - Titer of antibodies in sera of patients with melanoma as a diagnostic and prognostic parameter. Master in Internal Medicine and Basic Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine - 1994.

 

4.       Orli Kozero(Master) - T cell line anti-phospholipids and human anti-b2GP-I antibodies - 1995.

 

5.       Smadar Garbet(PhD) - The employment of the Cellscan to detect the autoantigens in rheumatoid arthritis. PhD, Tel - Aviv University 1996.

 

6.       Pnina Keren(PhD) - Atherosclerosis as an autoimmune disease. PhD, Tel-Aviv University.

7.       Sonja Praprotnik, PhD thesis on the subject of: Anti-endothelial cell antibodies in TTP: microvascular or macrovascular. (Lubljana, Slovenia) 1999.

 

8.       Sonja Praprotnik, PhD thesis on the subject of: Specificity and pathogenic significance of anti-endothelial cell antibodies against microvascular and macrovascular endothelial cells. (Lubljana, Slovenia) 2000-2001.

 

9.       Yossi Borenstein, thesis for Master on the subject of "Medical Buffoonery in hospitals and its influence on hospitalized children", Lesely University, 2003.

 

10.     Instruction in the thesis on: “The role of acquired and innate autoantibodies in autoimmune diseases”. Solodeev Inna, Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, 2008.

 

11.     Solodaiv Inna PhD thesis 2002 – 2007, Subject: Immunomodulation of experimental fibrosis Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. 

 

12.     Moran Cohen Msc thesis. Subject: Phosphorylcholin as an immunomodulator for experimental lupus. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, 2010.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

1.       Shoenfeld Y, and Udassin, R. Heart diseases and physical fitness in Yemenite Jews. Harefuah 94:349, 1973.

 

2.       Shoenfeld Y, and Sheinberg A. Hypophyseal insufficiency due to metastases of breast carcinoma in males. Harefuah 84:301-302, 1973.

 

3.       Shoenfeld Y, Pick AI, and Dnaziger Y. Tests for syphilis in patients with SLE. New Eng J Med 296:451, 1977.

 

4.       Shoenfeld Y, Berliner S, Eldar M, Segenreich E, Asherov J, and Pinkhas J. Simultaneous appearance of testicular and nasopharyngeal lymphoma. S Afr Med J 54:469, 1978.

 

5.       Asherov J, Shoenfeld Y, and Pinkhas J. Bone pains in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia treated by cytosine arabinoside. Ann Rheum Dis 37:298-299, 1978.

 

6.       Eldar M, Aderka D, Shoenfeld Y, Livni E, and Pinkhas J. Aspirin induced aplastic anemia. S Afr Med J 55:318, 1979.

 

7.       Shoenfeld Y, Shaklai M, Livni E, and Pinkhas J. Thrombocytopenia from acetaminophen. New Eng J Med 383:47, 1980.

 

8.       Berliner S, Shoenfeld Y, Dean H, Avisar R, and Pinkhas J. Central vein thrombosis in a patient with primary pulmonary hypertension. Amer Heart J 100:134, 1980.

 

9.       Shoenfeld Y, and Pinkhas J. Leukopenia and incidence of myocardial infarctions. New Eng J Med 304:1606, 1981.

 

10.     Berliner S, Shoenfeld Y, Weinberger A, and Pinkhas J. Idiopathic mixed cryoglobulinemia in two sisters. Acta Haematol. 65:219-220, 1981.

 

11.     Dean H, Berliner S, Shoenfeld Y, and Pinkhas J. Warfarim treatment during pregnancy in patients with prosthetic valves. Acta Haematol 66:65-66, 1981.

 

12.     Shoenfeld Y, Berliner S, and Pinkhas J. Aggressive plasma cell myeloma. Acta Haematol 68:160-161, 1982.

 

13.     Shoenfeld Y. Leukopenia: Idiopathic or drug induced - how to differentiate. New Eng J Med 307:251, 1982.

 

14.     Shoenfeld Y, Shaklai M, Ben-Baruch N, Hirschorn M, and Pinkhas J. Neutropenia induced by hypercarotenemia. Lancet 1:1259, 1982.

 

15.     Shoenfeld Y, and Isenberg D. Transient monoclonal gammopathy in hydralazine induced lupus erythematosus. Brit Med J 1:224, 1983.

 

16.     Isenberg DA, Shoenfeld Y. Anti-DNA antibody idiotypes in SLE. Lancet 2:821, 1984.

 

17.     Isenberg DA, Shoenfeld Y. Comments on the article by Crains et al. Arthritis Rheum 29:1438-1439, 1986.

 

18.     Sperber AD, Shoenfeld Y. Arthralgia associated with hypercarotenemia. J Rheumatol 15:151-152, 1988.

 

19.     Huminer D, Tomer Y, Pitlick S, Shoenfeld Y. Autoantibodies in cancer patients. Are they tumor related or age related? Autoimmunity 1991.

 

20.     Leibovitch L, Levy Y, Shoenfeld Y: Pancreatitis induced by clarithromycin. Ann Int Med 125: 701. 1996.

 

21.     Bar-Dayan Y, Amital H, Levy Y, Shoenfeld Y: Low dose aspirin and secondary myocardial infaction. Isr J Med Sci 32: 789 - 790, 1996.

 

22.     Shoenfeld Y: T cell help and antiphospholipid antibody immunogenesis (letter). Arthritis Rheumat 40: 196-197, 1997.

 

23.     Shoenfeld Y: Finding a valid model for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-related vasculitis. Letter (comment). Arthritis Rheum 5: 986-987;1997.

 

24.     Portugese S, Amital H, Tenenaum A, Bar-Dayan Y, Levy Y, Afek A, Shemesh J, Shoenfeld Y; Clinical characteristics of ruptured chordae tendinae in hospitalized patients: primary tear versus infective endocarditis ( Letter). Clin Cardiol ; 21: 813-816, 1998.

 

25.     Levy Y, Sherer Y, George J, Fabbrizzi F, Shoenfeld Y. Use of intravenous immunoglobulin in idiopathic membranous nephropathy. Int Med 38; 11: 917, 1999.

 

26.     Adler Y, Finkelstein Y, Guindo J, Rodriguez De La Serna A, Bayes -Genis A, Bayes De Luna A, Shoenfeld Y, Sagie A, Spodick DH. Recurrent peicarditis as a manifestation of familial mediteranean fever. Circulation 101: E71-72, 2000.

 

28.     Gerli R, Bartolono B, Vaudo G, Marchesi S, Vitali C, Shoenfeld Y. Traditional cardiovascular risk factors in primary Sjogren's syndrome – role of dyslipidamia. Rheumatology 45: 1581-1582, 2006.

 

29.     1441. Asherson RA, Gunter K, Daya D, Shoenfeld Y. Multiple autoimmune diseases in a young woman: Tuberculosis and splenectomy as possible triggering factors? Another example of the "Mosaic" of autoimmunity. Letter to the Editor, The Journal of Rheumatology 35:6: 1224 - 1227, 2008.

 

29.     1672. Shoenfeld Y. Letter to the Editor: HPV vaccines and autoimmune diseases. J Intern Med 2012; 272: 98.

 

30.     1793. Konikoff T, Konikoff F.M, Shoenfeld Y. Letter to the Editor: Israel–Gaza conflict. The Lancet 2014. www.thelancet.com Published online August 1, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61298-8

 

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HONORARY PROFESSORSHIP

1.     Immunological Society of Slovakia, 1998.

 

2.     Visiting Professor (Gostujoci Profesor) Medical School of Lubljana, Slovenia, 1998.

 

3.     Honorary professorship in Old Herborn University (Theology Seminar) Herborn, Germany, 1999.

 

4.     Honorary Professorship, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lublijana, Slovenia (Plechnik Honorary), 1999.

 

5.     Honorary Membership of the Argentinean Society of Rheumatology (S.A.R.), 2002.

 

6.     Honorary Membership of the Mexican Association of Rheumatology, (Miembro Honorario de Colegio Mexicano de Reumatologia, A.C.), 2003.