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Nir-Paz Ran
Adjunct Professor, Microbiology/Infectious Diseases
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department
Post Doc 2007 UC Berkeley Molecular and Cell Biology
Specialist in Infectious Diseases 2003 Hadassah Hebrew University Medical center Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Specialist in Medicine 2000 Hadassah Hebrew University Medical center Medicine
MD 1995 Hebrew University
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2021 Now Hebrew University Jerusalem Professor
2014 2021 Hebrew University Jerusalem Associate professor
2010 2014 Hebrew University Jerusalem Senior lecturer
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2022 Phage Therapy in Israel, Past, Present, and Future Amit Rimon , Daniel Gelman, Ortal Yerushalmy, Shunit Coppenhagen-Glazer, Eyal Katvan, Ran Nir-Paz, Ronen Hazan Phage (new Rochelle) 3 85-94
2021 Clinical Phage Microbiology: a suggested framework and recommendations for the in-vitro matching steps of phage therapy Daniel Gelman, Ortal Yerushalmy, Sivan Alkalay-Oren, Chani Rakov, Shira Ben-Porat, Leron Khalifa, Karen Adler, Mohanad Abdalrhman, Shunit Coppenhagen-Glazer, Saima Aslam, Robert T Schooley, Ran Nir-Paz, Ronen Hazan Lancet Microbe 2 E555-e563
2021 BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Effectiveness among Health Care Workers Shmuel Benenson, Yonatan Oster, Matan J Cohen, Ran Nir-Paz N Engl J Med 384 1775-1777
2020 Decreased prevalence rate of respiratory pathogens in hospitalized patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: possible role for public health containment measures? Yonatan Oster, Ayelet Michael-Gayego, Mila Rivkin, Leonid Levinson , Dana G Wolf, Ran Nir-Paz Clin Microbiol Infect 27 811-812
2020 The Israeli Phage Bank Ortal Yerushalmy, Leron Khalifa, Naama Gold, Chani Rakov, Sivan Alkalay-Oren, Karen Adler, Shira Ben-Porat, Reut Kraitman, Niv Gronovich, Kerem Shulamit Ginat, Mohanad Abdalrhman, Shunit Coppenhagen-Glazer, Ran Nir-Paz, Ronen Hazan Antibiotics (basel) 9 269
2019 Successful Treatment of Antibiotic-resistant, Poly-microbial Bone Infection With Bacteriophages and Antibiotics Combination Ran Nir-Paz, Daniel Gelman, Ayman Khouri , Brittany M Sisson, Joseph Fackler, Sivan Alkalay-Oren, Leron Khalifa, Amit Rimon, Ortal Yerushalmy, Reem Bader, Sharon Amit, Shunit Coppenhagen-Glazer, Matthew Henry , Javier Quinones, Francisco Malagon, Biswajit Biswas, Allon E Moses, Greg Merril, Robert T Schooley, Michael J Brownstein, Yoram A Weil, Ronen Hazan Clin Infect Dis 69 2015-2018
2019 The Clinical Presentation of Pediatric Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections-A Single Center Cohort Oren Gordon, Yonatan Oster, Ayelet Michael-Gayego, Rachel S Marans, Dina Averbuch, Dan Engelhard, Allon E Moses, Ran Nir-Paz Pediatr Infect Dis J 38 698-705
2015 Pregnancy-associated listeriosis: many beliefs, few facts Hila Elinav, Anat Hershko-Klement, Ido Solt, Daniel Glikman, Ran Nir-Paz Lancet Infect Dis 15 1128-1130
2014 Pregnancy-associated listeriosis: clinical characteristics and geospatial analysis of a 10-year period in Israel Hila Elinav, Anat Hershko-Klement, Lea Valinsky, Josef Jaffe, Anat Wiseman, Hila Shimon, Eyal Braun, Yossi Paitan, Colin Block, Rotem Sorek, Ran Nir-Paz; Israeli Listeria Study Group Clin Infect Dis 59 953-961
2014 Exposure to ertapenem is possibly associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa antibiotic resistance M J Cohen, C S Block, A E Moses, R Nir-Paz Clin Microbiol Infect 20 O188-O196
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2020-2021 Burkholderia cepacia complex Registry and Bacteriophage Library. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Co-PI
2020-2023 Towards Precision and personalized infectious- diseases therapy: harnessing bacteriophages and mathematical models ISF Israeli Science  foundation grant for personalized medicine Co-PI
2019-2022 Play chess with bacteria: Progressing Personal Phage Therapy in Humans. Rosetrees Trust Co-PI
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
2021-Now ESCMID -ESGNTA Chair of Executive committee
2017-2020 ESGMI ESCMID Chair of EC
2020-Now Clinical Infectious Diseases Editorial Advisory Board
2022-Now Frontiers in Cellular and infection Microbiology Specialty Section of clinical Microbiology chief editor
Awards/International Recognition
Other Achievements