Associate Professor Yehuda Chowers

Yehuda Chowers
Director, Gastroenterology Institute Director, Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR)
Rambam Hospital, HaAliya HaShniya St 8, Haifa, 3109601, Mendelsohn Building , Floor: 1
Professor Yehuda Chowers is Director of the Gastroenterology Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus, an Associate Professor at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion, and a Principle Investigator and member of the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR) since 2008. 
Prof. Chowers’ research interests are therapy and drug-related mechanisms in IBD, personalized medicine and therapeutic drug monitoring, and understanding mechanisms of action and interaction of the mucosal immune system with bacteria. His clinical interests are chronic inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and radiation-induced bowel injury. 
Prof. Chowers is a member of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization, the American Gastroenterology Association, the Israel Gastroenterology Association, and the Israel Medical Association. He is also the Chair of the Israeli IBD society.  His past positions include representation of ECCO in the UEGF Scientific Committee, Associate Editor for the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, and a member of the editorial board for Gut. He is the co-author of over 120 peer reviewed papers and serves as a reviewer for a number of gastroenterology-related journals.