Shlomo K Melmed, M.B., Ch.B
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World-renowned endocrinologist Shlomo Melmed, (MBChB 1970) currently Director of Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre's Burns 5 Allen Research Institute and Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, has been named its Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs.
Dr Melmed has been associated with Cedars-Sinai since 1980, and with UCLA – where he is a professor of medicine – since 1979. He was appointed associate director of Cedars' Division of Endocrinology in 1983 and its director in 1986. He became the first director of Cedars' Burns K Allen Research Institute shortly after its founding in 1991.
Dr Melmed is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and more than 50 book chapters, monographs and reviews. He has received many honours and awards in recognition of his clinical and scientific leadership in the field of pituitary disease, including the Clinical Endocrinology Trust Medal of the Royal Society of Medicine (1994), the Neuro-endocrinology Award of McGill University (1995), and the Pituitary Society's Award for Contributions to Understanding Pituitary Disease (1997). He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1981, and has been listed in Best Doctors of America every year since 1984. Dr. Melmed received his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in 1970, and was also awarded the Gold Medal in Medicine and Paediatrics for that year.
Chesnokova Vera, Zonis Svetlana, Kovacs Kalman, Ben-Shlomo Anat, Wawrowsky Kolja, Bannykh Serguei, Melmed Shlomo
p21(Cip1) restrains pituitary tumor growth.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,