Moshe Phillip, M.D.

Vice Dean and Head of School for Continuing Medical Education
Associate Professor

Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University

Director, Institute for Endocrinology and Diabetes,
National Center for Childhood Diabetes
Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
Petah Tikva 49202
03-6409795 (University)
03-9253731 (hospital)
Cell phone: 054-795995
03-9253836 (hospital)
03-7329246 (home)

MD Degree: 1983 Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheba.
Residency: 1988 Pediatrics, Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheba.
Fellowship:1989-92 Pediatric Endocrinology, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Research Interests/Medical Expertise
Both in clinical and bench research: Clinical studies from Phase II to Phase IV are being conducted at the Institute for Endocrinology The clinical research is focusing on immunomodulation and prevention of diabetes mellitus and on developing new ways to better metabolic control. The bench research related to diabetes performed at Endocrinological laboratory headed by Prof. Phillip - is focused mainly on finding ways to prevent diabetic complications. Prof. Phillip is involved in novel development of a new medication to prevent renal diabetic disease. In addition, a molecular study to understand the basic mechanism of MODY and multiple pituitary hormones deficiency is being conducted at the laboratory. Recently Prof. Phillip is also involved with the study of Epipyseal growth plate, mainly the effect that sex hormones and nutrition have on the chondrocytes.

Prof. Phillip is an associate editor and in the editorial board of 3 medical journals. Prof. Phillip is the chairman of the committee for type 1 Diabetes in the Israel Diabetes Association as well as a member of the National Councils of Health and the steering committee of the Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association.

Selected Publications
Prof. Phillip is the author of more than 100 scientific publications. Below are 6 of most representative publications:

Segev Y, Landau D, Rasch R, Flyvbjerg A, Phillip M, Growth hormone receptor antagonism prevents early renal changes in nonobese diabetic mice, J am Soc Nephrol, 10(11): 2347-2381, 1999

Maor G, Segev Y, Phillip M., Testosterone stimulates Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin like growth factor-I-receptor gene expression in the mandibular condyle- a model of endochondral ossification, Endocrinology, 140:1901-1910, 1999.

Landau D, Segev Y, Afargan M, Silbergeld A, Katchko L, Podshyvalov A, Phillip M. A Novel somatostatin analogue prevents early renal complications in the nonobese diabetic mouse, Kidney International 2001 Aug; 60(2): 505-12

Phillip M, Maor G, Assa S, Silbergeld A, Segev Y., Testosterone stimulates growth of the tibial epiphyseal growth plate and the insulin-like growth factor-I receptor abundance in hypophysectomized and castrated rats, Endocrine, 2001 Oct 16(1) 1-6.

G. Maor, M. Rochwerger, Y. Segev, M. Phillip. Leptin acts as a growth factor on the chondrocytes of skeletal growth centers, JBMR, 17(6) 2002, 1034-1043

L. Lazar, R. Kauli, A. Pertzelan, M. Phillip, Gonadotropin-suppressive therapy in girls with early and fast puberty affects the pace of puberty but not total pubertal growth or final height, JCEM, 87(5), 2002, 2090-2094