Around 500 million people in the world have hearing loss and 1 in 200 children are born with a hearing impairment. About 50% of these cases are caused by a genetic mutation.
Prof. Avraham is a globally renowned human geneticist. Vice Dean of the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, she is also Principal Investigator in the Laboratory of Neural & Sensory Genomics & Professor in the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry.
Please join us to hear Prof. Avraham talk about genomic approaches in precision medicine, as well as her ground-breaking research for an innovative treatment for deafness and developmental delay, based on the delivery of genetic material into the cells of the inner ear.
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