Vitaly Ablamunits, PhD, is an associate research scientist at Yale University School of Medicine. He graduated from Saratov State Medical School, Saratov (Russian Federation) in 1981. He received his PhD degree in immunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel) in 1999. His research interests include type 1 and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cancer. He is an author of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.