Prof. Idit Matot
Prof Matot is the Director of the Division of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel. Prof Matot is the Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA). She is also the President of the Israeli Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA), representative for the ISA at the NASC and member of the nomination committee of the ESA. Prof Matot was a member of the research committee and transfusion committee of the ESA, chair of the geriatric anesthesia committee of the ESA. Her research interests include both experimental research related to the liver (perfusion, hemodynamics, effects of blood transfusion, the regeneration process), and clinical outcome research in the perioperative period. Dr Matot received her M.D at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Following medical school she spent 3 years as a research fellow at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, studying tone dependent responses in the pulmonary vascular bed. She completed her anesthesia residency at the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem after which she returned to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Department of Environmental Medicine, for further studies on lung injury and few years later to Department of Anesthesiology at Stanford University, California. Prof Matot received multiple prestigious grants including an award grant from the American Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, GIF (German Israel Foundation), ISF and more. Prof Matot has published > 100 peer review papers in prestigious journals and is an invited speaker to many international meetings.