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Israel and Medicine: Modifying Genes, Remodeling Hearts, Saving Lives
July 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Can your genes be tweaked to skirt a heart attack? Join us to hear renowned cardiologist and Technion Professor Izhak Kehat talk about modifying genes and remodeling hearts to reduce fatal heart attacks — the leading cause of death worldwide. Professor Kehat will also share insights about medical achievements in Israel.
RSVP below to join us for this discussion and reception to follow with wine and hors d’oeuvres
|Professor Izhak Kehat is the head of the Molecular Cardiovascular System Research Lab in the Technion’s Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and a senior cardiologist in the Rambam Medical Center Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center. He is also on the faculty of the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute at the Technion, working in the areas of nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine with a specialty on molecular genomics.