Tag Archives: Genetic Diseases

A Champion of Genetic Screening

A Champion of Genetic Screening

As Co-Founder of JScreen, Caroline Gold ’92S Promotes Healthy Jewish Families Caroline (Katz) Gold ’92S came to Stern College for Women in 1988, where she found a community as warm and friendly as the sunny climate of her native Atlanta, Georgia. “Coming from Atlanta without relatives nearby,” she recalled, “the families of my friends became my

Yeshiva University Student-Run Conference Tackles Latest Advances In Genetic Diseases From Halachic Perspective

This year’s Yeshiva University Medical Ethics Conference—organized by over 50 students in conjunction with YU’s Center for the Jewish Future and supported by the Fuld family—discussed the latest advances in detecting some 1,600 genetic diseases, coupled with perspectives of leading rabbinic authorities on the issues that have emerged.