Alf Fischbein, MD is an international authority in Preventive Medicine- Environmental Health with broad knowledge in biomedical sciences and experience in both research and clinical medicine. Research focus is on causes of disturbances in the immune, nervous and reproductive systems as well as inflammation and cancer.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lund, Sweden and has served as Associate Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, New York and Visiting Professor at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He has pioneered the application of innovative diagnostic methods in metal toxicology, and has been a member of a team that developed protocols for and conducted clinical trials of pharmaceuticals, including an immune function modulating agent, which was found effective against the human immune deficiency syndrome (HIV.
Prof. Fischbein has served on expert committees of the International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland, the US Environmental Protection Agency and The International Federation of Metalworkers, Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Fischbein is a former Assistant Editor of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
He is part of an international network of collaborating medical scientists and a member of the International Task Force for Children’s Environmental Health. Current activities and responsibilities focus on the development of innovative herbal and natural products, from the conceptual stage to clinical trials and applications.