Fields of Research
Invasive and noninvasive prenatal tests, different behavior in choosing the tests and the psychological feelings after the test results or pregnancy termination in multicultural ethnics groups and religions. Different prenatal tests behavior in different socioeconomic groups and according to academic education or noneducation and the place of living.
My B.SC nd M.SC degrees were done at the Genetic department in the Faculty of Life Science, Hebrew University
My Ph.D was done in the human Genetic Department at the Sackler school of medicine, Tel Aviv University. Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Behavior of the mitotic apparatus in individuals at high-risk for meiotic nondisjunction.
Name Of Supervisor(S): Prof. L. Avivi
I worked 27 years the head of the Genetic Lab at Meir Hospital Kfar Saba and teached at the Bar Ilan University in the Faculty of Life Science. Since 2018 Teaching and research at the nursing research school at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
Kitay-Cohen Y, Amiel A, Buskila D, Fejgin M, Gaber E, Safadi R, Tur-Kaspa R, Lishner M.
BCL-2 rearrangement in patients with chronic hepatitis C associated with essential mixed cryoglobulinemia type II. Blood 96:2910- 2912 ,2000.
Biron-Shental T, Sukenik-Halevy R, Sharon Y, Goldberg-Bittman L, Kidron D, Fejgin MD, Amiel A. Short telomeres may play a role in placental dysfunction in preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction. Am J Obstet Gynecol.2010 Biron-Shental T, Sadeh-Mestechkin D, Amiel A.Telomere homeostasis in IUGR placentas - A review. Placenta. 2016 Mar;39:21-3
Laish I, Katz H, Stein A, Liberman M, Naftali T, Kitay-Cohen Y, Biron-Shental T, Konikoff FM, Amiel A. Telomere dysfunction in peripheral blood lymphocytes from patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and inflammatory bowel disease. Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Sep;47(9):790-6
Koslow M, Shitrit D, Israeli-Shani L, Uziel O, Beery E, Osadchy A, Refaely Y, Shochet GE, Amiel A. ThoraPeripheral blood telomere alterations in ground glass opacity (GGO) lesions may suggest malignancy. c Cancer. 2019 Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/1759-7714.13026