Medical research at BGU covers the spectrum of human health, with emphasis on neurosciences, diabetes, cardio metabolic health, and cancer.

BGU is an important player in the international bio-medical research arena. Pioneering research is conducted by highly respected senior faculty, a cadre of young scientists returning to Israel from prestigious institutions, and exceptional graduate and postgraduate research fellows. Collaborations between the health, natural and engineering sciences foster an environment of research innovation. BGU’s commitment to community is reflected in research focusing on the health problems of the Negev, especially in the fields of genetics, nutrition and psychiatry.

“The biggest health problem of the 21st century is neurological disease. More than 30 percent of the global population suffers from some type of brain disorder.”
– Prof. Alon Friedman

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Secret Genius in the Desert

December 4, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

BGU's international medical school celebrates 20 years. Meet some alumni who are impacting the world.

BGU Innovation Treats the Sick

November 26, 2018

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

AI is transforming medicine, providing immediate treatment options and reducing health care costs.

BGU Alumna Tackles Obesity Problem With an App

November 21, 2018

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

MyDietCoach helps you lose weight by giving motivational advice and immediate rewards for good behavior.