About the Author
Meir Shinitzky, Ph.D., is a Professor of Biophysics in the Department of Membrane Research and Biophysics, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Since 1971, his research has focused on various aspects of membrane structure and dynamics. Currently his main interest is in manipulation of membrane fluidity for clinical diagnoses and treatments. He has published extensively and is acknowledged worldwide as one of the leading experts in the increasingly significant field of biomembrane research.