Shira Sagie is an MD/PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion.
As a future physician, she believes that the combination between
clinical practice and basic research can generate novel ways to
aid patients. Shira wishes to investigate the basic mechanisms
underlying human diseases. Her research focuses on the field
of telomere biology combining epigenetic and stem cell biology.
She envisions her future career as a hospital physician providing
medical care alongside the pursuit of molecular research.