Haya Herscovitz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, 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 Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences



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


  • Published on 12/13/2022

    Gorshkova IN, Meyers NL, Herscovitz H, Mei X, Atkinson D. Human apoA-I[Lys107del] mutation affects lipid surface behavior of apoA-I and its ability to form large nascent HDL. J Lipid Res. 2023 Feb; 64(2):100319. PMID: 36525992.

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  • Published on 1/16/2019

    Ajjaji D, Ben M'barek K, Mimmack ML, England C, Herscovitz H, Dong L, Kay RG, Patel S, Saudek V, Small DM, Savage DB, Thiam AR. Dual binding motifs underpin the hierarchical association of perilipins1-3 with lipid droplets. Mol Biol Cell. 2019 03 01; 30(5):703-716. PMID: 30649995.

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  • 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 01; 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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