Dr. Ronen Ben-Ami

Education

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

Further Education/Fellowship

Internal Medicine Postgraduate Studies, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel      
Workshop on Clinical Instruction, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel      
European group for bone marrow transplantation (EBMT), Infectious disease training course,

ST. James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Medical mycology laboratory training, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

Good clinical practice training for clinical research investigators, Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Clinical Experience

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, USA
Residency in Internal Medicine 
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases 

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Mycology 

Academic Experience

Instructor, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine Department of Medicine

Lecturer, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine Department of Medicine
Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine Department of Medicine

Active Participation In Sceintific Meetings

2003 Sofia, Bulgaria 12th European Conference on Clinical Hemorheology-  Speaker
2003 Chicago, USA 43rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
 Poster presenter
2004 Washington DC, USA 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy -  Poster presenter
2005 Washington DC, USA  45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy -  Poster presenter
2007 Chicago, Illinois, USA  47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy -  Poster presenter
2008 Miami, Florida, USA  3rd Advances Against Aspergillosis  Poster presenter
2008 Houston, Texas, USA  2nd Infections in Cancer Speaker
2008 Washington DC, USA  48th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy -  Speaker
2009 San Francisco, California, USA  49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents  and Chemotherapy - Speaker
2010 Israel Israeli Society for Microbiology annual meeting  Moderator - Speaker
2010 Boston, USA  50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy -  Poster presenter
2011 Riga, Latvia 3rd Global Anti-infective Leadership Academy  Invited  -speaker
2011 Chicago, USA 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy -  Poster presenter
2012 Istanbul, Turkey 5th Advances Against Aspergillosis Invited - speaker

2012 Israel Israeli Society for Microbiology annual meeting - Moderator
2012 San Francisco, California, USA  52nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy - Poster presenter
2013 Berlin, Germany 23rd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases  - Poster presenter

Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed

Awards

2001 Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA House Staff Award

2009 M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Bristol-Myers Squibb award for translational research

2010 Israeli Society for Infectious Diseases Astrazeneca award for excellence in research

2010 Sackler School of Medicine outstanding teacher award
2013 M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Distinguished paper award
Grants

2004 Principal investigator Israeli Society for Internal Medicine  $5000

2005 Principal investigator Pfizer pharmaceuticals $60,000

2006 Co-investigator Merck and Co. $20,000

2007 Principal investigator Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center $25,000

2007 Principal investigator Israeli Medical Association $4000

2007 Principal investigator Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Sima Weissman Scholarship $6000

2007 Principal investigator American Physicians Fellowship Program for Medicine in Israel
Travel Grant $5000

2008 Principal investigator M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA The Kimberly Patterson Fellowship in Leukemia Research $3000
2008 Principal investigator M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA The Shannon Timmins Fellowship in Leukemia Research   $3000
2009 Co-investigator National Institute of Health $100,000
2010 Principal investigator Israeli Science Foundation Morasha fellowship $240,000
2010 Principal investigator Ben Dov Physician Researcher Career Grant NIS 300,000

Membership in Professional Societies

1997 - present Israeli Medical Association
2002 - present Israeli Society for Infectious Diseases
2007 - present American Society for Microbiology
2010 - present Israeli Society for Microbiology