• Yaniv Makayes is an MD-PhD student since 2019. 

  • Yaniv grew up in Macabim, a small village next to Modiin. He was an active volunteer in a youth movement and volunteered for one year before his army service.

  • Yaniv started his MD studies at the Hebrew University and joined the lab in 2019 as M.D Ph.D. student.

  • He has already won a prestigious award of the Israeli science ministry for his research for preventing chronic kidney disease in the elderly. 

  • Yaniv is interested in metabolic and epigenetic control of kidney development.