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Faculty Profile: Dr. Eitan Rubin

October 6, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Dr. 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 Israel

September 26, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Lloyd Goldman recently gave $2.5 million to BGU to establish a medical simulation center.

BGU Scientists Identify Gene That Leads to Myopia

September 22, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

A team of researchers, led by Prof. Ohad Birk, has finally identified a mutation in LEPREL1 as the culprit.

BGU Scientists Isolate Nearsightedness Gene

September 22, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Nearsightedness is about more than wearing glasses, as it can lead to secondary eye diseases.

BGU Health Policy Expert Helps Diagnose Israel’s Healthcare ...

September 19, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

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 Us

September 12, 2011

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Medical Research

Dr. 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 ...

September 1, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

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 ...

September 1, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

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?

August 30, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

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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