Andrea Prader Prize to Technion Professor

Assoc. Prof. Ze’ev Hochberg from the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine received the 2010 Andrea Prader Prize . This is an annual Leadership Award given to a member of the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE). It is the most prestigious ESPE senior award and was created to honor lifetime achievement in teaching and research, as well as to recognize outstanding leadership and overall contribution to the field of pediatric endocrinology.

Hochberg is Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at Meyer Children’s Hospital at the Rambam Heath Care Campus. His research interests include mechanisms of child growth, growth hormone and its receptor, bone and calcium metabolism and the adipose tissue. Hochberg has an active interest in Pediatric Endocrinology education in developing countries, and he chairs the European program on that matter.