Prof. Francesca Levi-Schaffer, the Israeli representative on behalf of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities to IUPHAR
(The International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology), was appointed President-Elect of IUPHAR
Prof. Francesca Levi-Schaffer is a Professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Institute for Drug Research, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine. She holds the Isaac and Myrna Kaye Chair in Immunopharmacology.
Prof. Levi-Schaffer’s expertise is in immunopharmacology of allergy focusing on mast cells and eosinophils, their activating and inhibitory receptors, and their cross-talk for a better prophylaxis/treatment of allergic diseases.