Liora is an Instructor at the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research fields include endocrinology, in particular diabetes, obesity and thyroid hormones dysfunction. Dr. Katz completed her post-doctoral training at the Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, NIDDK, NIH. She holds a Ph.D. from the department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Geneva University, Switzerland, an M.Sc. in biological chemistry and a B.Sc. degree in Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.