Prof. Yehuda Carmeli, MD.

Professor Carmeli, is a professor of medicine at the Tel Aviv University, the Head of the Israeli National Center for Antibiotic Resistance, and chief of the Division of Epidemiology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is also on the research staff at the Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Professor Carmeli received his MD degree from Ben Gurion University, Israel and his MPH degree at Harvard School of Public Health. He served his residency at Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and then served as a fellow in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Professor Carmeli completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. His primary research interest is the epidemiology of resistance to antibiotics. He is the author of over 200 research articles, the recipient of multiple research grants and awards, and member of editorial board of major journals in the fields of Infectious Diseases and antibiotic research. Prior to joining Omnix Medical, Prof. Carmeli was a WP leader in the FP6 MOSAR project on the dissemination of antimicrobial resistance in rehabilitation centers and to the community. Prof Carmeli led the Antimicrobial Resistance research activities within The European collaborative project for studying the impact of Specific Antibiotic Therapies on the prevalence of human host Resistant bacteria (SATURN) project.