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Eli Hazum

Eli Hazum, Iraqi health facility administrator, researcher. Grantee Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1982-1984, 1986-1989, Minerva Foundation, Federal Republic of Germany, 1982-1984, 87-90, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1984, United States-Isarel Binat. Science Foundation, 1985-1988.


  • Hazum, Eli was born on January 19, 1948 in Bagdad, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1988. Son of Naji and Helen (Kohen) Hazum.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Tel-Aviv University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1978.


    • Research associate Burroughs Wellcome Company, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1978-1980. Scientist Weizmann Institute of Science, 1980-1982, senior scientist, 1982-1987, associate professor, 1987-1989. Head receptor research Glaxo Research Institute, Research Triangle Park, 1988-1989, head department metabolic diseases, since 1989.

      Adjunct professor Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, since 1989. Member scientists committee Weizmann Institute of Science, 1984-1987. Invited lecturer Neuoendocrine Mini-Symposium, 1983, International Anatom.

      Congress, London, 1985, Colloquim in Neurosci., Rehovot, 1985, Weizmann Institute, 1985, 13th World Congress of the Israel Medical Association, Jerusalem, 1985, Bat-Sheva International Symposium on Molecular Apporaches to Hormone Action, Tiberias, 1987.


    • Reviewer Journal Endocrinology, Science, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Peptides, Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Communications, Biology of Reproduction, Molecular and Cellular Neurosci., Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Peptide Society, Society for Molecular Recognition, Society for Neurosci., Endocrine Society, Israel Bio-chemical Society, Israel Endocrine Society.


    • Married Shulamith Haviv, March 9, 1976. Children: Yael, Roy.
    • father: Naji Hazum
    • mother: Helen (Kohen) Hazum
    • spouse: Shulamith Haviv
    • children: Yael Hazum
    • Roy Hazum
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    Born January 19, 1948
    (age 69)