• Volume 12
  • October 2021
  • Issue 4


  • Human Papilloma Virus and Cancer Stem Cell markers in Oral Epithelial Dysplasia—An Immunohistochemical Study

    Prasanth Thankappan, Madhavan Nirmal Ramadoss, Tharmasahayam Isaac Joseph, Percy Ida Augustine, Isaacjoseph Bevin Shaga, and Jashree Thilak

  • Factors Associated with Catch-up Growth in Term, Asymmetrical Small-for-Gestational Age Infants in the First Year of Life

    Sundar Sivakumar, Thasma Santhanakrishnan Arunprasath, and Padmasani Venkat Ramanan

  • Loneliness, Depression, and Anxiety Experienced by the Israeli Population During the First COVID-19 Lockdown: A Cross-sectional Survey

    Jason Brafman, Robert Lubin, Revital Naor-Ziv, Sarah Rosenberg, and Tzvi Dwolatzky






  • Letter to the Editor Regarding First Admission Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio and Ischemic Stroke

    Rujittika Mungmunpuntipantip and Viroj Wiwanitkit

  • Response to Letter to the Editor: “First Admission Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio May Indicate Acute Prognosis of Ischemic Stroke”

    Murat Alpua, Bahar Say, Ilknur Yardimci, Ufuk Ergün, Ucler Kisa, and Ozlem Doğan Ceylan

The Maimonides
Best Published Original Research Prize


We are pleased to announce the awardee of the 2018 Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize, Dr. Louise Kezerle for the manuscript entitled  “A Population-based Study of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Southern Israel: Are Bedouin Women a New High-risk Group?” with co-authors  Iftach Sagy, Leah Shalev, Offer Erez, and Leonid Barski.

The award ceremony will be announced in due course.

About the Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize

The Editorial Board of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal established The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize in 2017 in order to advance and promote publication of quality original research.

A prize of US$1,000 is awarded to the first author of the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal for the previous year. Adjudication is by the RMMJ Original Research Publication Advisory Committee. The prize is awarded in January of the year following publication, for the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal in the previous year. An award ceremony is held at Rambam Health Care Campus.

Application Criteria

All Original Research articles published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal from January through December of each year, including online first articles, are eligible for The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize.

Submission Process

All papers must be submitted to the journal according to the Instructions for Authors posted on our website.

Review Process

Adjudication criteria will be take into account a number of factors including: originality and innovativeness of the research; practical application of the research; importance and timeliness of the paper in relation to current research trends; scientific, methodological, and data quality; and translational relevance.

Prize Details

The prize will be awarded in the following year of publication (for example, 2018 for papers published in 2017; 2019 for papers published in 2018; etc.).

The prize (US$1,000) will be awarded to the first author of the paper.

The prize will be presented during a ceremony at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.


This Issue is Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. May Arieli—A Beloved Pediatrician, Mother and Wife