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Anthony Luder

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 25 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o156
  1. Mervyn Jaswon,
  2. Jonathan Ledermann,
  3. Robert Luder

Anthony Luder, a founding professor of paediatrics at the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine (Bar-Ilan University) and head of clinical paediatrics at Ziv Medical Centre, Safed, Israel, has died at the age of 67.

Anthony grew up in London and graduated in medicine from University College London and University College Hospital Medical School. His father, Joe Luder, was a consultant paediatrician at the Whittington Hospital, north London.

Anthony completed his paediatric training in London and at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, followed by a fellowship in clinical genetics and metabolism at Denver Jewish Hospital, Colorado.

Anthony was a committed Zionist since his teenage years, visiting Israel for the first time in the immediate period before the “six-day war.” This visit, amid the existential uncertainty …

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