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Tami Bendavid Yona

Mrs. Tami Bendavid Yona

Mother of Yossi, an adult with autism
Advocate for families with children with autism
Developed, designed and implemented various educational and welfare programs and services improving the well being of children with autism and their families
tamiyona@013net.net
Prof. Abraham Fainsod

Prof. Abraham Fainsod

Chair Academic Advisory Committee of The Autism Center
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research
abrahamf@ekmd.huji.ac.il

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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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