Boston Longwood2018-12-12T09:55:52+00:00

Project Description

Longwood medical campus in Boston is most strongly associated with the Harvard Medical School, the Harvard School of Public Health, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and other medical facilities such as Harvard’s teaching hospitals, but prominent non-Harvard institutions are located here as well, such as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Dana Farber, Beth Israel, Children’s hospital, Brigham and Women’s hospital and Health Sciences and research centers.

ScienceAbroad’s Longwood center (many) professional activities are located at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and social activities at neighboring Brookline, were most of our members reside.

Regional manager

Lior Lobel, Ph.D.


Read more about Lior

Lior did his undergraduate and PhD studies in Tel Aviv University under the supervision of Dr. Anat Herskovits, and moved to Boston, U.S. in November 2015 to join Dr. Wendy Garrett’s lab at Harvard School of Public Health. His research focuses on the effects of our diet on the metabolism of gut microbiota and its’ effects on our physiology and health, e.g. colorectal cancer incidences.


Dr. Lobel was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. He and his wife, Yaara, share their home with 2 cats (Zion and Nachum). They previously reached a personal record by living with three cats, one dog and one rabbit in a two-bedroom apartment in Tel Aviv.


In his spare time, Dr. Lobel enjoys playing soccer and collecting Lego sets. He also enjoys playing computer games and traveling whenever his schedule permits.

Past events

חנוכה בלונגווד דצמבר 2017

Local Partners

Israeli-American Council (IAC)

Consulate General of Israel to New Englend