Yoram Etzion

Yoram Etzion

A. Education
1990-1993 B.A. Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU, Beer Sheva
1993-1995 M.Sc. Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU, Beer Sheva
1995-2001 Ph.D. Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU, Beer Sheva
1990-2000 M.D. Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU, Beer Sheva B. Positions and Employment
2000-4 Resident of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine E, Soroka University
Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
2004-11 Lecturer, Internal Medicine Division, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty o
Health Sciences, BGU.
2008-10 Post Doctoral Fellowship in Basic Cardiovascular Research. Center for
Cardiovascular Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis,
MO, USA. Advisor: Prof. Anthony J. Muslin
2004-12 Senior physician, Department of Medicine E, Soroka University Medical Center,
Beer-Sheva
Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Laboratory, Faculty of Health Science, Ben
Gurion University & Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
2012- Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology and cell Biology. Head of Cardiac
Arrhythmia Research Laboratory, Faculty of Health Science, Ben-Gurion University C. Board Certification & Professional Licensing
Board Specialty: Internal Medicine Year: 2004
Medical License #: 31948 Year of issue: 1999
Specialty License #: 20666 Year of issue: 2004 D. Scientific Board and Councils
2013-present Israeli Society for Heart Research (ISHR) – Board member.
2013-present International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) – serving as the Israeli
council member in the European section of ISHE (ES-ISHR) E. Awards, Citations, Honors, Fellowships
2015 Research grant award of the Israel Heart Society. Title: Atrial fibrillation
susceptibility in rat model combining atrial burst pacing and arterial
hypertension
2009 Post doctoral research fellowship award. American Heart Association (AHA),
Midwest affiliate.
2009 The “Neufeld Prize” of the Israel Heart Society, for original research paper in the
field of cardiology. Awarded for the paper: “New Insights into the Atrial

Electrophysiology of Rodents Using a Novel Modality: the Miniature-Bipolar Hook
Electrode”. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008
2008 American physician fellowship for Medicine in Israel. Awarded for a basic research
post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington
University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA.
2007 Traval Grant AHA Scientific Sessions 2007 Orlando, USA.
2007 Dr. Gabi and Eng. Max Lichtenberg Career Development Chair in Medicine, Faculty
of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
2006 The “Neufeld Prize” for original research study in the field of cardiology. 53 annual
meeting of the Israeli Cardiology Society (April 2006, Tel-Aviv). Awarded for the
study: “Crosstalk between L-type calcium channels and ZnT-1, a new player in rate
dependent cardiac electrical remodeling.”
2004 Physican-Scientist award, “Prof. Yaacov Matzner and Prof. Amiram Eldor”
fellowship, Bat Sheva De Rothschild Foundation and the Israel Health Ministry.
2004 “Menachem Ronen award” for remarkable resident of internal medicine. Soroka
Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU5