Prof, Ran Tur-Kaspa

Professor Ran Tur-Kaspa is the founding Dean of Bar-Ilan University’s School of Medicine in the Galilee and the Director of the Dangoor Center for Personalized Medicine.

A specialist in internal medicine and liver disease, Prof. Tur-Kaspa has many years of experience as a researcher, educator and practitioner.  He has served as a researcher at the Albert Einstein Medical College of Medicine in NY, and at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda MD.

Before coming to Bar-Ilan, Prof. Tur-Kaspa was Vice Dean of the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.In addition to his duties as the Dean of the School of Medicine in the Galilee, Prof. Tur- Kaspa is the Head of the Rabin (Beilinson) Medical Center Liver Institute.

Prof. Tur-Kaspa has been actively involved in such organizations as:

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (recipient of the Association's Research Prize 1985)

  • Israel Association for the Study of the Liver (Chairman, 1991 & 1994)

  • Israel Society for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (Honorary Member since 2011)

  • Israel Medical Association – Head of the Internal Medicine Board (non-surgical) in the Scientific Council (1999-2002)

Prof. Ran Tur-Kaspa possesses medical and leadership skills necessary to build the Dangoor Center for Personalized Medicine into a game-changing institution. As a medical practitioner who understands the value of translational scientific research to the suffering patient, his innovative thinking and pioneering spirit will lead the Dangoor Center for Personalized Medicine on the path of integrating personalized medicine into the wards of BIU affiliated hospitals in the Galilee and, ultimately, open the way to acceptance of this new, promising approach to healthcare worldwide.

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