Haya Herscovitz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

Haya Herscovitz
700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res


Expertise includes biochemistry and cell biology.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences


  • Tel Aviv University (TAU), PhD
  • Tel Aviv University (TAU), MSc
  • Tel Aviv University (TAU), BSc


  • Published on 9/24/2018

    Liu M, Mei X, Herscovitz H, Atkinson D. N-terminal mutation of apoA-I and interaction with ABCA1 reveal mechanisms of nascent HDL biogenesis. J Lipid Res. 2019 Jan; 60(1):44-57. PMID: 30249788.

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  • Published on 6/17/2016

    Mei X, Liu M, Herscovitz H, Atkinson D. Probing the C-terminal domain of lipid-free apoA-I demonstrates the vital role of the H10B sequence repeat in HDL formation. J Lipid Res. 2016 Aug; 57(8):1507-17. PMID: 27317763.

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  • Published on 7/31/2012

    Lu M, Gantz DL, Herscovitz H, Gursky O. Kinetic analysis of thermal stability of human low density lipoproteins: a model for LDL fusion in atherogenesis. J Lipid Res. 2012 Oct; 53(10):2175-85. PMID: 22855737.

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  • Published on 10/6/2009

    Davis DA, Wilson MH, Giraud J, Xie Z, Tseng HC, England C, Herscovitz H, Tsai LH, Delalle I. Capzb2 interacts with beta-tubulin to regulate growth cone morphology and neurite outgrowth. PLoS Biol. 2009 Oct; 7(10):e1000208. PMID: 19806181.

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  • Published on 5/1/2007

    Guha M, England C, Herscovitz H, Gursky O. Thermal transitions in human very-low-density lipoprotein: fusion, rupture, and dissociation of HDL-like particles. Biochemistry. 2007 May 22; 46(20):6043-9. PMID: 17469851.

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  • Published on 1/28/2006

    Sommer U, Herscovitz H, Welty FK, Costello CE. LC-MS-based method for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of complex lipid mixtures. J Lipid Res. 2006 Apr; 47(4):804-14. PMID: 16443931.

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  • Published on 11/1/2004

    Herrera VL, Tsikoudakis A, Didishvili T, Ponce LR, Bagamasbad P, Gantz D, Herscovitz H, Van Tol A, Ruiz-Opazo N. Analysis of gender-specific atherosclerosis susceptibility in transgenic[hCETP]25DS rat model. Atherosclerosis. 2004 Nov; 177(1):9-18. PMID: 15488860.

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  • Published on 9/14/2004

    Zang M, Zuccollo A, Hou X, Nagata D, Walsh K, Herscovitz H, Brecher P, Ruderman NB, Cohen RA. AMP-activated protein kinase is required for the lipid-lowering effect of metformin in insulin-resistant human HepG2 cells. J Biol Chem. 2004 Nov 12; 279(46):47898-905. PMID: 15371448.

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  • Published on 10/22/2002

    Zhang J, Herscovitz H. Nascent lipidated apolipoprotein B is transported to the Golgi as an incompletely folded intermediate as probed by its association with network of endoplasmic reticulum molecular chaperones, GRP94, ERp72, BiP, calreticulin, and cyclophilin B. J Biol Chem. 2003 Feb 28; 278(9):7459-68. PMID: 12397072.

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  • Published on 12/1/2001

    Herrera VM, Didishvili T, Lopez LV, Zander K, Traverse S, Gantz D, Herscovitz H, Ruiz-Opazo N. Hypertension exacerbates coronary artery disease in transgenic hyperlipidemic Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. Mol Med. 2001 Dec; 7(12):831-44. PMID: 11844871.

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