Special Thanks To Our

INVESTORS

Zehavit Cohen

Howard & Elayne Levkowitz

Fred & Tami Mack

The Magerman Family

The Mitzner Family

Michael Steinhardt

Adda Grimberg, M.D., Scientific Director,

The Growth Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Improving the world

I help children grow.

 

Research

Translational physician-scientist who focuses on the molecular biology of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor axis, medical decision-making, and disparities in the management of children with short stature.

 

Home

Born in Israel, grew up in NY, moved to Philly for pediatrics residency and remained ever since.

 

Money

In 2003 the U.S. FDA approved growth hormone treatment for children with idiopathic short stature (the only country in the world to do so), expanding potential GH eligibility to 1.2% of the population at an estimated national cost of $40 billion.

 

Israel Favorites

It’s where I go when I need to touch eternity.

 

Some specifics

Food: sambusa at Abu Elafia in Jaffa

 

Music: David Broza, Yehuda Poliker

 

Beach: Tantura (Hof Dor)

 

Synagogue: Tunisian Synagogue in Akko

 

Best shower ever: finding waterfall after climbing Masada and hiking Ein Gedi – taught me the meaning of the word, “oasis

 

Most moving memorial ever: Children’s Memorial at Yad Vashem

 

Most surprising experience: night-time hike in the Judean Desert -- the desert turns blue in the light of the full moon

 

Favorite activity: dancing on tables in the pubs of Tel Aviv after the food has been cleared for the night

 

And, of course, the people!