The 2nd Congress of

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International Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

The Only Global Congress Focused on Pediatric Respiratory Diseases


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Malena Cohen-Cymberknoh

Professor Malena Cohen-Cymberknoh, M.D. is Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the Head of the Pediatric Pulmonology Unit and the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Center at Hadassah Ein-Kerem and Mount Scopus Medical Center.

Her special research interest fields include Cystic fibrosis, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, asthma, and other chronic lung diseases.

Prof. Cohen-Cymberknoh actively engages in CF research, serving as the principal investigator for numerous national and international multi-center clinical trials. Additionally, she contributes to international collaborations and imparts her expertise to CF teams worldwide through teaching initiatives. Since 2008, Prof. Cohen-Cymberknoh has been invited to deliver lectures and act as a moderator at both national and international scientific conferences. Her significant contributions to the field have been recognized with numerous national and international prizes, awards, and research grants. Since 2024, she has served as an elected member of the Executive Committee for the ECFS-CTN (European Cystic Fibrosis Society-Clinical Trial Network).

Her scientific publications, more than 90, include several papers published in some of the highest accredited journals e.g., American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, Lancet Respiratory Medicine, European Respiratory Journal, Thorax, Chest, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, Respiratory Medicine, PlosOne, and Pediatric Pulmonology.