Dr. Ofer Zimmerman joins the Department of Medicine

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Dr. Zimmerman obtained his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University in Israel. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. During his training in Infectious Diseases he developed an interest in host-pathogen interactions and more specifically why particular infections pose a greater risk for some patients. Around the same time, he took his first steps as a physician-scientist studying the anti-microbial resistance of Candida glabrata.