Prof. Moshe Phillip
Prof. Moshe Phillip, Director of the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, the National Center for Juvenile Diabetes at Schneider Children's, was awarded the Andrea Prader Lifetime Achievement Prize for Teaching and Research by the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) for his outstanding contribution towards pediatric endocrinology.
Prof. Phillip is a specialist in endocrinology and internal medicine and has headed the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Schneider Children's since 1997. He is a graduate of the Ben Gurion Univeristy of the Negev in Beersheva, and specialized in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Maryland, USA. In addition to his broad clinical experience, Prof. Phillip serves as a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. His papers have been widely published in professional literature, including the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine and Nature Medicine, Journal of Pediatrics.
Prof. Phillip heads the research team in the Institute. Prominent amoung the team's many achievements is the Artificial Pancreas project aimed to provide a real solution to diabetics treated with insulin; the Advisor Pro project which developed decision-making support tools based upon artificial intelligence and online cloud services for the team treating diabetes for individual adaptation to improve the balance and quality of lives of children with diabetes via comprehensive management of their diabetes; the unique Growth Formula project which dramatically enhances height and weight in thin children with short stature (together with the Institute of Gastroenterology at Schneider).
Dr. Efrat Bron-Harlev, CEO of Schneider Children's, said that "the management and staff of the hospital are proud of the Lifetime Achievement Prize awarded to Prof. Moshe Phillip, for his many triumphs and amazing contribution to pediatric endocrinology. Prof. Phillip, one of the leading endocrinology and diabetes specialists in the world, has led the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Schneider Children's for many fruitful years. I have no doubt that thousands of children and their families in Israel and worldwide pay tribute to him for his incredible dedication, professionalism and original thought, of which we are so proud".