Yaakov Matzner

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: Israeli noted haematologist and dean of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel considered as one of the world's leading experts on blood diseases (such as familiar Mediterranean fever) who had served in numerous public positions (including as chairman of the Israel Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusions) and was head of the Helsinki Committee for research on humans as well as serving as an adviser to the minister of health.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: 1947

 

Died: November 24, 2001

 

Location: Zurich, Switzerland