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Prof. Abraham Fainsod

Prof. Abraham Fainsod

Chair Academic Advisory Committee of The Autism Center
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research

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Professor Fainsod is a professor of biochemistry and the Wolfson Family Chair in Genetics at the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University where he also serves as Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs. The primary focus of Dr. Fainsod’s research has been the genetic regulation of embryonic development in vertebrates. Presently, Professor Fainsod’s group is studying the molecular link between fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and autism spectrum disorder.

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Prof. Eitan Kerem

Head of The Division of Pediatrics
Hadassah Medical Center

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Professor Kerem is the head of the pediatric division of Hadassah Medical Center, including all pediatric and neonatal services at both Hadassah hospitals. He is the founding director of Hadassah’s Center for Children with Chronic Diseases, and is chairman of “Goshen”, an organization promoting childhood community health. Professor Kerem has served as director of the pediatric pulmonary medicine unit, head of the department of pediatrics at Hadassah Medical Center and is a professor of pediatrics at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School.

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