Dr. Tal Patalon

Head of KSM Research & Innovation Center 


Dr. Patalon is the head of the KSM Research and Innovation Center at Maccabi Healthcare Services.

She is a medical doctor, specialized in family and emergency medicine, also qualified as a lawyer and a mediator.

Dr. Patalon is an avid entrepreneur with a passionate interest in medical innovation and expertise in streamlining medical technologies from ideas to products. She develops integrative research methods implementing

a Small-Big-Data approach. 

KSM (Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi) Research and Innovation Center is the research and innovation arm of Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel's leading HMO. KSM partners with leading academic institutions, startups, pharma, medical and tech companies to create innovative solutions and improve health related research globally.

Selected Publications

Published in Science: Our new joint study in collaboration with Yale “Vaccination with BNT162b2 reduces transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to household contacts in Israel”

Viral loads of Delta-variant SARS-CoV2 breakthrough infections following vaccination and booster with the BNT162b2 vaccine

Comparing SARS-CoV-2 natural immunity to vaccine-induced immunity: reinfections versus breakthrough infections

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