Biography – Prof. Nadir Arber, MD, MSc, MHA Prof. Nadir Arber serves as the Director of the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center (ICPC) at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv. Nadir Arber (MD, MSc, MHA) is a full Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is a holder of the Yechiel and Helen Lieber chair for Cancer Research at Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine. Dr Arber is currently heading the grants committee of the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Arber, a noted expert in the field of early detection and prevention, has been serving as the principal investigator (PI) of the ICPC research laboratory and in several international, multicenter clinical trials in the field of early detection, prevention and therapy of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies using NSAIDs and in particular, colorectal cancer (CRC). Dr. Arber graduated at the Medical School in Hadassah, Jerusalem, in 1987 (Magna Cum Laude). Residency in internal medicine was performed at the Rabin Medical Center (1987-1991), and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center (1991-1993). Three years of research fellowship were performed in Columbia University, NY, at the laboratory of Dr. Bernard Weinstein. Since 1999, Dr. Arber has been the Head of the GI Oncology Unit at the Department of Gastroenterology, Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center. In 2002, he became the Head of the ICPC. His department has a significant and diverse experience in translational research focused on early detection, prevention and therapy of cancer, in particular tumors of the GI tract. Dr. Arber has extensive experience in clinical studies, molecular epidemiology as well as in molecular and cell biology studies of cancer. He had published more than 302 articles in per-reviewed journals, reviews and chapters in books, and received more than 90 research grants and awards. Currently, his on-going researches focus on translational research, bridging between basic researches in the lab and clinicians and patients in the clinical center. He established, with Bernard Levin and other colleagues, an International Consortium of leading clinicians, from 110 hospitals spanning 32 countries. In house, this collaboration is mainly conducted with the departments of Gastroenterology and Oncology.