Genetics

The Medical Genetics Institute in Shaare Zedek Medical Center provides extensive genetic services - both clinical and laboratory, from diagnosis of embryos prior to pregnancy - PGD, to identifying the hereditary basis of adult disease, including cancer.

Research Activities include:

The genetics of adult-onset disease, especially diseases common in the adult population. Breast/ovarian cancer and BRCA1/BRCA2 genes. Factors which influence cancer risk in carriers, including both genetic factors (modifier genes) and environmental factors. Alzheimer's disease and the PSEN2 gene.

Contact Info

Contact Person Prof. Ephrat Levy-Lahad, Director, Medical Genetics Institute
Email liora_genet@szmc.org.il
Address 5th floor, Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Phone 972-2-6666435, 6555130