Shlomo Melmed, MB ChB

Shlomo Melmed

Shlomo Melmed, MB ChB, is Executive Vice-President and Dean at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and holds the Helene A. and Philip E. Hixon Chair in Investigative Medicine. He has been a recipient of the Endocrinology Medal of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Endocrine Society Clinical Investigator and Outstanding Scholarly Physician Awards, the Society of Endocrinology Transatlantic Medal, the Fondation IPSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize, and the Pituitary Society's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Melmed’s research is devoted to molecular pathogenesis and treatment of pituitary tumors and growth factor regulation of anterior pituitary function. He edits The Pituitary and co-edits Williams Textbook of Endocrinology; he co-authors Harrison's Textbook of Medicine pituitary section, is editor-in-chief of Pituitary, and is on the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Investigation and past Editor-in-Chief of Endocrinology. He served on NIH Endocrinology Study Section, was president and founding member of the Pituitary Society, member of Endocrine Society Council and President of International Society of Endocrinology. He is Program Chair of the International Congress of Endocrinology, and a Board Member of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).

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