Dr. Sharon Kuzi

School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: Herzl 229, P.O. Box 12,
Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940
E-Mail: vet.school@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Special interest

Gastro-intestinal, liver, and pancreatic diseases of small (companion) animals, with an emphasis on the role of the intestinal microbiome in developmental and acquired diseases of these organs.

Teaching

  • Small animals' clinical nutrition for first year veterinary students
  • Small animals' internal medicine - Gastro-intestinal, liver, and pancreatic diseases, for 3rd year veterinary students
  • Advanced small animals internal medicine
  • Internal medicine of small animals – clinical rounds for 4th year veterinary students

Research

  • Acute & chronic pancreatitis in dogs,
  • The role of the intestinal microbiome in various diseases – fading puppy syndrome, hepatic lipidosis in cats, antibiotic-responsive enteropathies in dogs, diarrheic and non-diarrheic dogs infected with Giardia spp., and gastro-intestinal diseases in working dogs.
  • Fecal microbiome transplantation in dogs and cats

Service

  • Course coordinator: Advanced small animals internal medicine
  • Member of final examination committee

International interest

Collaborative research in my areas of interest with researchers from the Gastro-intestinal laboratory in Texas A&M University, University of Davis, University of Pennsylvania and Cambridge University, as well as with Israeli microbiome researchers

Membership in Scientific Organizations

European Comparative Gastroenterology Society

 

See also: sharon_kuzi