Researcher Profile

Prof. Itay Chowers



Prof. Itay Chowers is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Hadassah Medical Center, The Jonas Friedenwald Chair in Ophthalmological Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Chowers is a world reknowned Retina specialist, clinician-researcher, Principal investigator at the research lab and an Ophthalmic clinical research center. Together with Prof. Eyal Banin, Prof. Chowers established and heads the center for translational ophthalmology since 2016.
Contributions to science:
Publications: >135 peer reviewed, Reviewer for Peer-reviewed Journals and Grants: >30 journals and agencies, Research Support and/or Scholastic Performance: PI on 18 competitive grants, PI on 19 clinical trials, co-investigator on 12 clinical trials, mentoring 19 students for advanced degrees (MSc, PhD, post-doc), and 18 residents in research projects.


Jerusalem BioPark, Hadassah Ein Kerem POB 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Tel. +972-2-6778757 Fax. +972-2-6437712 Email.