Dr. Donald S. Silverberg graduated from the Medical School University of Manitoba in 1962, and has completed his residency training in internal medicine and nephrology at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota (1962-1966) and at the University of Lund, Sweden (1966-1967). He has been living in Israel and practicing nephrology since 1976, and currently works at the Tel Aviv Medical Center. During his scientific career, Dr. Silverberg has authored over 160 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Hypertension. At present he is on the editorial board of the Journal of Nephrology. Dr. Silverberg\'s research interests include: IV iron and Erythropoietin in the anemia of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, chronic renal failure, congestive heart failure and COPD, sleep apnea and hypertension.