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Moshe Hod, Harvey Pass, David Sidransky, Isaac Yaniv, Jack Baniel, Raphael Catane, Tel Hashomer, Maya Gottfried

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Rosetta Genomics this week announced the establishment of its medical advisory board.
 
Moshe Hod, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Helen Schneider Hospital for Women at the Rabin Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, will serve as chairman of the board.
 

Also joining the board are Harvey Pass, professor of cardiothoracic surgery and surgery at New York University School of Medicine; David Sidransky, a professor of oncology, otolaryngology, cellular and molecular medicine, urology, genetics, and pathology at Johns Hopkins University; Isaac Yaniv, chairman of the pediatric hematology oncology division at the Schneider Children's Medical Center; Jack Baniel, professor of urology at the Rabin Medical Center; Raphael Catane, a professor of oncology at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer; and Maya Gottfried, a lung oncology researcher at the Meir Medical Center.

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