Prof. Majed Odeh completed his M.D. in the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with the Prize of Excellence on his M.D. theses. He is the head of the Department of Internal Medicine A' at Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, for more than thirteen years, and serves as an associate professor of medicine at the Technion Faculty of Medicine. His main research interests include the role of tumor necrosis factor-α in the pathogenesis of various diseases, the pathogenesis of hepatic encephalopathy, pleural diseases, obstructive sleep apnea, specific topics in rheumatology, and adverse drug reactions. Prof. Odeh has published more than 200 papers of basic and clinical research in international peer-reviewed medical and physiological journals. He is a permanent distinguished lecturer in medical education and teaching at the Technion Faculty of Medicine for more than 28 years. He is also a winner of more than 40 prizes and awards in basic and clinical research, and medical education and teaching. Prof. Odeh is the winner of the Ig Noble Prize in the field of Medicine for the year 2006. According to Academia institution, San Francisco, CA, USA: his name is mentioned by one of the top 0.5% most-read authors on Academia in the year 2019. According to the research article "A standardized citation metrics author database annotated for the scientific field" by Loannidis JPA, Baas J, Klavans R, Boyack KW. PLoS Biology 2019;17(8):1-6, Prof. Odeh is included among the 100,000 top scientists in the world for citations of their published manuscripts for the year 2019. According to the research article "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators" by Loannidis JPA, Boyack KW, Baas J. PLoS Biology 2020;18(10):1-3, Prof. Odeh is included among the 100,000 top scientists in the world for citations of their published manuscripts for the year 2020. He has served and is serving as an Editorial Board Member or Reviewer of more than 57 international medical journals.
Prof. Majed Odeh is interested in the role of tumor necrosis factor-α in the pathogenesis of various diseases, Pleural diseases, Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, Hepatic encephalopathy, Drug-induced liver damage, Drugs adverse events.