Dr Dorit Samocha-Bonet



Dorit Samocha-Bonet is a clinical researcher and group leader at the Diabetes & Metabolism Division at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney. She has been a clinical dietician managing patients with the metabolic syndrome before turning to a career in medical research in the field of obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. She is interested in developing pathophysiological-guided approach to maximise the effectiveness of pharmacological and lifestyle interventions in obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. She obtained a BSc in Nutritional Sciences (Cum Laude, Hebrew University, Israel), MSc in Clinical Biochemistry (With Honours, Tel Aviv University, Israel) and PhD in Physiology & Pharmacology (Tel Aviv University, Israel).