The Jerusalem Post has put together its annual list of ‘50 most influential Jews‘ who have impacted the world last year, and have the potential to affect change in years to come.
Prof. Rivka Carmi
A campus woman of firsts
For physicians and geneticists, there are few greater honors than to have a syndrome named after you.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev president Prof. Rivka Carmi, whose combined specialties of pediatrics and genetics put her in a position to discover diseases caused by mutations, has identified not just one, but two disorders – though only one of them could be called Carmi syndrome.