Professor, MD, DSc
Nobel Laureate in chemistry in 2004, is one of the leading figures in modern biomedicine. His scientific achievements include more than 200 publications and many prestigious awards, among them the Albert and Mary Lasker Award (in 2000) for basic medical research, the second most important award in the field of biomedicine after Nobel Prize. In 2003, he was awarded the Israel Prize in Biology, the highest distinction that leading scientists can be awarded by the state of Israel. Professor Ciechanover was awarded by over 30 scientific institutions and universities around the world. The title of Doctor Honoris Causa was awarded to Prof. Ciechanover by the University of Warsaw, Warsaw University of Technology (in 2011) and the Medical University of Lodz (2012). He is a member of over 20 academies of science, including European Organization of Molecular Biology (eMBo), Polish Academy of Medicine, Russian, American and Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City. Currently, Professor Ciechanover works at the Medical Department of his Alma Mater - Technion in Haifa, where he conducts research and teaches biochemistry to medical students.