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Efrat Eliyahu

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Genetics and Genomic Sciences
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  • BSc, Bar Ilan University

  • MSc, Tel-Aviv University Medical School

  • PhD, Tel-Aviv University Medical School

  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center


    Mailing Address:
    Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences,
    1470 Madison Ave, 8th floor, room 202A
    New York, NY 10029


Simonaro CM, D'Angelo M, He X, Eliyahu E, Shtraizent N, Haskins ME, Schuchman EH. Mechanism of glycosaminoglycan-mediated bone and joint disease: implications for the mucopolysaccharidoses and other connective tissue diseases. Am. J. Pathol 2008; 172(1): 112-122.

Shtraizent N, Eliyahu E, Park JH, He X, Shalgi R, Schuchman EH. Autoproteolytic cleavage and activation of human acid ceramidase. J. Biol. Chem 2008; 283(17): 11253-11259.

Eliyahu E, Park JH, Shtraizent N, He X, Schuchman EH. Acid ceramidase is a novel factor required for early embryo survival. FASEB J. 2007; 21(7): 1403-1409.

Tsaadon A, Shalgi R, Shtraizent N, Eliyahu E. When a sperm meets an egg: block to polyspermy [review]. Mol Cell Endocrinol 2006; 252(1-2): 107-114.

Simonaro CM, Park JH, Schuchman EH, Shtraizent N, McGovern MM, Eliyahu E. Imprinting at the SMPD1 locus: implications for acid sphingomyelinase-deficient Niemann-Pick disease. Am J Hum Genet 2006; 78(5): 865-870.

Park JH, Eliyahu E, Schuchman EH, DiFeo A, Martignetti JA, Narla G. KLF6 is one transcription factor involved in regulating acid ceramidase gene expression. Biochim Biophys Acta 2006; 1732: 82-87.

Eliyahu E, Shalgi R, Tsadon A, Shtraizent N. Association between myristoylated alanin-rich C kinase substrate (MARCKS) translocation and cortical granule exocytosis in rat eggs. Reproduction 2006; 131(2): 221-231.

Eliyahu E, Shalgi R, Shtraizent N, Tsadon A. The involvement of protein kinase C and actin filaments in cortical granules exocytosis in the rat. Reproduction 2005; 129(2): 161-170.

Talmor-Cohen A, Tomashov-Matar R, Shalgi R, Shapiro R, Eliyahu E. Are Src family kinases involved in cell cycle resumption in rat eggs?. Reproduction 2004; 127(4): 455-463.

Shalgi R, Eliyahu E. Role of protein kinase C isozymes in mammalian egg activation. Biology of Reproduction 2002; 67: 189-195.

Talmor-Cohen A, Shalgi R, Eliyahu E. Signalling in mammalian egg activation: role of protein kinases [review]. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2002; 187: 145-149.

Eliyahu E, Shalgi R, Talmor- Cohen A. Signaling during egg activation and protein kinases. J. Reprod Immunol 2002; 53(1-2): 161-169.

Talmor A, Eliyahu E, Shalgi R. Signal transduction pathways in activation of the mammalian egg [review]. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 2001; 106: 43-49.

Eliyahu E, Kaplan-Kraicer R, Shalgi R. PKC in eggs and embryos [review]. Frontiers in Bioscience 2001; 6: d785-791.

Raz T, Eliyahu E, Shalgi R. Profile of PKC isozymes and their possible role in mammalian egg activation. FEBS Letter 1998; 431: 415-418.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Eliyahu did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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