Prof. Zilberman holds an appointment of Professor with tenure at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Tel Aviv University and she is the president of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE) since 2015. She received her B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (Cum Laude) and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from the Technion in Israel. She then continued as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and then joined Tel-Aviv University.Prof. Zilberman's research interests are polymeric biomaterials, tissue engineering, biodegradable active implants and controlled drug release.
She has published more than 90 peer reviewed articles in the top Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering journals, contributed more than 200 presentations (including invited talks and plenary lectures) and serves on the editorial board of several Biomaterials and Polymeric Materials journals. Among her prizes and award are the prestigious Journal of Wound Care (JWC) first place world innovation award, and the JULUDAN prize, given every year to an outstanding Israeli researcher. It recognizes outstanding scientific research achievements to enhance man's welfare and prolong human life.