The Institute for International Scientific Exchanges in Medical Sciences (IISEMS)
In 1999 Prof. Tony Uthoff, a distinguished ophthalmologist from Germany, donated a fund for the establishment of the Institute for International Scientific Exchanges in Medical The Sciences (IISEMS). The institute is part of the Sackler Faculty of Medicine.
Goals and Methods
The goal of the institute is to promote international exchanges of scientific and medical knowledge in Ophthalmology.
The IISEMS has several ongoing projects:
- An annual meeting: Each meeting will have 1-3 international guest speakers, and the program will include Israeli speakers\moderators as well.
- An annual award: to be given to an outstanding research Ophthalmologist who is a member of the Ophthalmology Dept. in the Sackler Faculty of Medicine.
- Support selected national ophthalmology meetings in Israel by sponsoring international guest speakers.
Institute for International Scientific Exchanges in Medical Sciences (IISEMS)
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978
Director of the Institute:
Prof. Dan Gaton