• Volume 10
  • October 2019
  • Issue 4


  • Biomarkers for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Meta-analysis

    Ashley Ansel, Yehudit Posen, Ronald Ellis, Lisa Deutsch, Philip D. Zisman, and Benjamin Gesundheit

  • Are Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratios Associated with Mortality in Pediatric Trauma Patients? A Retrospective Study

    Yusuf Kenan Tekin

  • Pain is a Limiting Factor in Patients Suitable for Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy

    Alexander Kantarovsky, Dmitri Vinogradski, Evgenia Mankowitsch, and Itamar Ashkenazi

  • Expression Pattern of the Cancer Stem Cell Marker “Nestin” in Leukoplakia and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Kushbu Narender Singh, Madhavan Nirmal Ramadas, Veeravarmal Veeran, Murali Radhakrishnan Naidu, Thamarai Selvi Dhanaraj, and Kalyani Chandrasekaran

  • Third-trimester Reference Ranges for Cerebroplacental Ratio, Middle Cerebral Artery, and Umbilical Artery Pulsatility Index in Normal-growth Singleton Fetuses in the Israeli Population

    Efraim Zohav, Eyal Zohav, Mark Rabinovich, Ahmad Alasbah, Simon Shenhav, Hadar Sofer, Yaniv S. Ovadia, Eyal Y. Anteby, and Leonti Grin




  • A Tale of Two Nineteenth-century Dutch Jewish Hospitals—One a Success, The Other a Failure

    Jack Y. Vanderhoek

    Online First: January 20, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10383


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