Dr. Pazit Beckerman and her family
Dr. Beckerman is a nephrologist from the Nephrology and Hypertension Institute at Sheba Medical Center in Israel. She is currently engaged in post doctoral research in the laboratory of Dr. Katalin Susztak at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Dr.Beckerman's research focuses on the epigenetics of diabetic kidney disease using advanced epigenomic and bioinformatic tools.
After she completes her post doctorate, Dr. Beckerman intends to return to Sheba Medical Center where she will combine academic research and clinical work, and take part in the training and mentorship of future doctors and students.
Dr. Beckerman is grateful for the APF grant, stating "We were welcomed by a cold and stormy winter, yet your invaluable support warms our hearts, as it will enable me to dedicate myself full time to scientific and academic work during the next few years".
2014-2015 Grant Application Now Available
We would like to inform you that the fellowship award application for the 2014-2015 fellowship year is now available. The application deadline is March 15, 2014.
The applications are available on our website (www.apfmed.org) under the forms and applications tab.