MD from Ben-Gurion University in 2005 and subsequently completed his training in Pediatrics at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. Between 2011 and 2015 he completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Boston Children’s Hospital, one of the worlds’ leading institutions in pediatrics. During that period Ilan completed a Master’s degree in research methodology at Harvard Medical School, and became immersed in the clinical aspects of gut microbiota in health and disease. He led several translational studies examining the safety and efficacy of fecal transplants as a treatment for Clostridium difficile and was the pioneer in developing an orally administered formulation, thus making the procedure safer and more accessible to patients in need. His studies have been published in leading medical Journals including Clinical Infectious Diseases and JAMA.