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Genetic disease

A Transplant in Time

Weizmann Institute Scientists demonstrate how tissues transplanted from pig embryos might, in the future, present a...

Deciphering Gaucher's Disease

New finding may lead to more effective – and affordable – treatments

Newly Uncovered Genes
Two newly-discovered genes could help scientists understand how cancer progresses and the genetic basis of anemia
Scientists Identify A Gene Causing A Fatal Heart Condition, Common In An Israeli Bedouin Tribe
A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Sheba Medical Center has identified a gene causing...
Left to right: Drs. Nili Avidan, Tzviya Olender and Edna Ben-Asher.

Scientists identify a gene causing a familial heart condition in a Bedouin community

Prof. Jacqui Beckmann, gene hunter

Big clues to common diseases are sought in a small genetic pond

Gene For Mucolipidosis IV Discovered

Israeli Research Team Discovers The Gene For An Hereditary Disorder Occurring Most Commonly In Ashkenazi Jews...

Scientists Brainstorm to Find Cure for Tourette Syndrome
REHOVOT, Israel -- July 10, 1996 -- An intensive effort to shed light on Tourette syndrome -- the...