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Dr. Eli Lewis: Treating & Curing Diabetes

Another opportunity to hear Dr. Lewis speak on his research into treating Diabetes
You are cordially invited to the
fourth in a series of presentations from
some of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s
top researchers in their fields
TREATING AND CURING DIABETES
Tuesday, 8 March 2011, at 8:00 p.m.
St. John’s Wood Synagogue
37/41 Grove End Road, London NW8 9NG
Dr. Eli Lewis, a world–renowned expert on diabetes, is the incumbent of the Ilse Katz Career Development Chair in Health Sciences Research. His research focuses on improving
the transplantation and transplantation therapy of insulin producing cells in diabetic patients.
Dr. Lewis and his research team recently discovered a common, easily accessible drug
that can protect transplanted cells, which reverses diabetes and restores glucose control in diabetic patients. Dr. Lewis has been awarded prestigious research grants from several foundations including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Israel
Science Foundation.