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January 31, 2024

Tal Yardeni, PhD

Chaim Sheba Medical Center

Research Career Development Award

Dr. Yardeni is an expert in the field of mitochondrial genetics and function. Her research focuses on regulating mitochondrial haplotypes (a physical grouping of genomic variants that tend to be inherited together) on immune function and tumorigenesis. She received her PhD from the laboratory of Dr. William Gahl, NHGRI/NIH, in collaboration with Tel Aviv University. Then, Dr. Yardeni trained as a post-doctoral fellow at Prof. Douglas Wallace’s lab, a mitochondrial genetics pioneer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Following her fellowship, she returned to Israel and established the Mitochondrial Research Lab at SMC.

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