Head, Medical Genetics Institute
Tel-Aviv University, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, School of Medicine, Israel
Orit Reish Graduated from Medical School, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel in 1983. Completed specialization in Pediatric Medicine at Hasharon Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel in 1991. Staff Physician in the ICU, Schneider Childrens Medical Center, Petach Tikva, until 1992. Training in Genetics and Metabolism, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA from 1992-1995. Certification by the Israeli Board of Medical Genetics in 1995 and the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) in 1996. Staff Physician - Clinical Geneticist, and Director of Genetics Unit, Meir Medical Center, Israel until 1999. From 1999-present, Head, Medical Genetics Institute, and Head of cytogenetic and molecular biology laboratories, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. Senior Lecturer at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University.
Orit Reish research interests include Genotype-Phenotype correlation of single gene defects in families and large scale populations
Mapping and detection of new genes and mutations
Cytogenetic studies assessing mechanisms leading to sporadic aneuploidy in patients and single cells