From R to L: Dr. Eyran Halpern, Prof. Alan S. Kopin,Prof. Jerome I. Rotter, Prof. Moshe Garty, Prof. Cynthia C. Morton and Prof. Mordechai Shohat
The Second International Advisory Board Meeting and Symposium of the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute, chaired by Prof. Moshe Garty was recently held at Rabin Medical Center. Three renowned geneticists from the United States including Prof. Jerome I. Rotter, Prof. Cynthia C. Morton and Prof. Alan S. Kopin, all founding members of the board participated in this event.
The International Symposium entitled "The Future is Here" was extremely well attended, bringing forth many new and exciting ideas in the field of genetics from both Israel and abroad while also highlighting the important developments at the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute, directed by Prof. Mordechai Shohat. Genetics is a field which affects every area of medicine, both in the prevention and treatment of many common diseases and professional cooperation with leading genetic experts around the globe is essential.
During the two sessions of the International Advisory Board the advances of the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute, were assessed and praised while several ideas for the Center's development and continuations of the fruitful cooperation were brought forward.
Oudi Recanati, whose family established the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute, once again hosted the board for a beautiful evening at his home which included a musical performance by the Israeli singer Ilanit. Many prominent members of Rabin Medical Center, including the CEO Dr. Eyran Halpern, the board members from abroad, Nava Barak the President of Friends of RMC Arlene Strelitz a member of the executive Board of AMFRC and Yoram Petruschka , Chair, Friends of the Davidoff Center RMC all participated in this wonderful evening.
Welcoming the guests, Oudi Recanati said he was proud to be part of what he now considers a tradition and of the Genetic Institute's advancement and ongoing collaboration with this prestigious international board.
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