Jacob Hanna, MD, PhD

Jacob Hanna, MD, PhD

Professor at Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel​

2013 NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Alumnus

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Postdoctoral Training, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT


Dr. Hanna is a Senior Scientist and Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, where he explores topics in embryonic stem cell biology, early embryonic development and the modeling of human diseases. His research holds the promise of creating powerful research models for degenerative and autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes. He completed his postdoctoral studies at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.