Faculty Profile: Dr. Eitan RubinDr. Eitan Rubin left a tenured staff position at Harvard University's Bauer Center for Genomics Research to return to Israel and BGU. "Here I can, as an individual, really make a difference."
Investor’s Gift Expands Medical Education in IsraelLloyd Goldman recently gave $2.5 million to BGU to establish a medical simulation center.
BGU Scientists Identify Gene That Leads to MyopiaA team of researchers, led by Prof. Ohad Birk, has finally identified a mutation in LEPREL1 as the culprit.
BGU Scientists Isolate Nearsightedness GeneNearsightedness is about more than wearing glasses, as it can lead to secondary eye diseases.
BGU Health Policy Expert Helps Diagnose Israel’s Healthcare ...JTA -- Dov Chernichovsky, a professor of health policy and economics at BGU, helps make sense of the state of Israeli healthcare following a nationwide doctors' strike.
In Disasters, First Responders Are UsDr. Isaac Ashkenazi spoke at a Harvard forum that explored disaster response lessons learned post 9/11.
Teen Hero Given Full Scholarship to BGU after Saving the Lives of ...17-year-old Arina Shestopolov Censor saved the lives of a Ben-Gurion University student and another Beer-Sheva resident. For her brave efforts under fire, BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi offered her a full scholarship.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers Identify Elusive ...A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev research group led by Prof. Ohad Birk has identified a gene whose defect specifically causes myopia or nearsightedness.
Can the Dead Sea Treat Diabetes?Haaretz -- A new BGU study finds that a dip in this salty body of water could improve the medical condition of diabetics.
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