Bio- Ofra Benny, PhD

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CURRENT POSITIONS 

2019 - present  Associate Professor, Institute for Drug Research, School of Pharmacy. Faculty of Medicine. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2019 - present  Head, Laboratory for Nanomedicine and Tumor Microenvironment, School of Pharmacy. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2020 - present  Director, Pharmacy Division, School of Pharmacy. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2020 - present  Director, David R. Bloom Center for Pharmacy.
2021 - present  Director-elect, Fraunhofer Center for Drug Discovery and Delivery, School of Pharmacy. 


 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2013 - 2019       Senior Lecturer, Institute for Drug Research, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.                 2010 - 2013       Instructor, Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

2010 - 2013       Research Associate, Boston Children’s Hospital, Surgery, Boston, USA.

2008 - 2010       Research Fellow, Vascular Biology Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA. Mentor: Robert D’Amato.   

2007 - 2008       Research Fellow, Vascular Biology Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA. Mentor: Prof. Judah Folkman

EDUCATION

2000 - 2006     M.Sc-PhD, Faculty of Biotechnology Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.    

1996 - 2000     BSc, Biotechnology Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.