Eran is a Professor leading a research group at the Immunology Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science. His group focuses on deciphering the molecular basis of host-microbiome interactions and their effects on health and disease, with a goal of personalizing medicine and nutrition.
Prof. Elinav published over 110 publications, and received several awards for his work, including the 2013 Alon prize, and the 2015 Rappaport prize, awarded annually to one scientist for outstanding accomplishments in the field of biomedical research.
Before joining the Weizmann Institute, Prof. Elinav held an independent research position as a physician-Scientist at the Institute for Gastroenterology and Liver disease at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Prof. Elinav completed his medical doctor’s (MD) degree at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center summa cum laude, followed by a clinical internship, residency in internal medicine, and a clinical and research position at the Tel Aviv Medical Center Gastroenterology institute. He received a PhD in immunology from the Weizmann Institute of Science, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine.

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