Dr. Raanan Shamir is Professor of Pediatrics and the Lea and Arieh Pickel Chair for Pediatric Research at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, and Chairman of the Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel.
He currently sits on numerous committees, including: Member of the National Council on Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Member of the ESPEN (European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism) Advisory Board, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Nutrition and Growth Network, Member of the UEG (United European Gastroenterology) Research Committee, Council Member, and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the celiac association of Israel and member of the Sustainable Nutrition Scientific Board. Dr. Shamir is the immediate Past President of ESPGHAN and serves as the ESPGHAN Chair of the publication committee of JPGN (Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition) he is also the co-editor for the Pediatric Section of Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
Dr. Shamir has published more than 450 original papers, reviews and comments, book chapters and guidelines. His current research areas include pediatric nutrition, nutrition and growth, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and childhood hyperlipidaemia.