Former APF Fellow Involved in Lifesaving Newborn Screening Program

Dr. Dan Turner, Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Shaare Zedek Jerusalem and  a 2006-2007 APF Fellowship Grant Recipient, is helping lead an experimental screening program headed by Dr. Oren Ledder that aims to identify newborns suffering from biliary atresia.

In 2004 Dr. Turner began a Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada with training focused on Pediatric Gastroenterology. Through his research training and involvement in large multicenter studies at The Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Turner was able to return to Israel where his knowledge has been utilized at Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

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