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Amir Tirosh, PhD, MD
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Endocrinology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Education:
The Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies, Ben-Gurion University, 2001, PhD
Joyce amd Irving Goldman Medical School, Ben-Gurion University, 1999, MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Yaskolka Meir A, Tsaban G, Zelicha H, Rinott E, Kaplan A, Youngster I, Rudich A, Shelef I, Tirosh A, Brikner D, Pupkin E, Sarusi B, Blüher M, Stümvoll M, Thiery J, Ceglarek U, Stampfer MJ, Shai I. A Green-Mediterranean Diet, Supplemented with Mankai Duckweed, Preserves Iron-Homeostasis in Humans and Is Efficient in Reversal of Anemia in Rats. J Nutr. 2019 Jun 01; 149(6):1004-1011.

2. Zelicha H, Kaplan A, Yaskolka Meir A, Tsaban G, Rinott E, Shelef I, Tirosh A, Brikner D, Pupkin E, Qi L, Thiery J, Stumvoll M, Kloting N, von Bergen M, Ceglarek U, Blüher M, Stampfer MJ, Shai I. The Effect of Wolffia globosa Mankai, a Green Aquatic Plant, on Postprandial Glycemic Response: A Randomized Crossover Controlled Trial. Diabetes Care. 2019 Jul; 42(7):1162-1169.

3. Geva N, Pinhas-Hamiel O, Reichman B, Derazne E, Vivante A, Barak Y, Afek A, Tirosh A, Twig G. The association between obesity and secular trend of stature: a nationwide study of 2.8 million adolescents over five decades. Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 Apr 30.

4. Tirosh A, Calay ES, Tuncman G, Claiborn KC, Inouye KE, Eguchi K, Alcala M, Rathaus M, Hollander KS, Ron I, Livne R, Heianza Y, Qi L, Shai I, Garg R, Hotamisligil GS. The short-chain fatty acid propionate increases glucagon and FABP4 production, impairing insulin action in mice and humans. Sci Transl Med. 2019 Apr 24; 11(489).

5. Kaplan A, Zelicha H, Tsaban G, Yaskolka Meir A, Rinott E, Kovsan J, Novack L, Thiery J, Ceglarek U, Burkhardt R, Willenberg A, Tirosh A, Cabantchik I, Stampfer MJ, Shai I. Protein bioavailability of Wolffia globosa duckweed, a novel aquatic plant, - A randomized controlled trial. Clin Nutr. 2018 Dec 11.

6. Twig G, Tirosh A, Derazne E, Haklai Z, Goldberger N, Afek A, Gerstein HC, Kark JD, Cukierman-Yaffe T. Cognitive function in adolescence and the risk for premature diabetes and cardiovascular mortality in adulthood. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2018 12 05; 17(1):154.

7. Polak R, Tirosh A, Livingston B, Pober D, Eubanks JE, Silver JK, Minezaki K, Loten R, Phillips EM. Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Home Cooking: Current Evidence and Future Potential. Curr Diab Rep. 2018 09 14; 18(10):99.

8. Furer A, Afek A, Orr O, Gershovitz L, Landau Rabbi M, Derazne E, Pinhas-Hamiel O, Fink N, Leiba A, Tirosh A, Kark JD, Twig G. Sex-specific associations between adolescent categories of BMI with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular mortality in midlife. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2018 06 05; 17(1):80.

9. Jenkins A, Lengyel I, Rutter GA, Lowe N, Shai I, Tirosh A, Petro T, Khamaisi M, Andrews S, Zmora N, Gross A, Maret W, Lewis EC, Moran A. Obesity, diabetes and zinc: A workshop promoting knowledge and collaboration between the UK and Israel, november 28-30, 2016 - Israel. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2018 09; 49:79-85.

10. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Reichman B, Shina A, Derazne E, Tzur D, Yifrach D, Wiser I, Afek A, Shamis A, Tirosh A, Twig G. Sex Differences in the Impact of Thinness, Overweight, Obesity, and Parental Height on Adolescent Height. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Aug; 61(2):233-239.