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At today’s solemn ceremony at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, marking 67 years since the massacre of 78 men and women on their way to the Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus, the feeling that we are still facing attack was very much present.
During Jerusalem’s “Brain Awareness Week,” the Hadassah Medical Center’s Dr. Shahar Arzy gave a presentation at the Jerusalem Cinematheque entitled “The Possibility of Being Double," before the showing of the Oscar-winning movie, Birdman.
Lamis Shibli Ghadir explains the challenges and the rewards of being an Arab social worker in the Ein Kerem Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
At the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute, its physician/researchers are unraveling mysteries of the heart that result in clinical challenges--asking, for example: What are the mechanisms through which a person’s heart valve narrows? What are the pathways through which arteries become blocked with cholesterol? Why does the heart remodel itself following a heart attack to the detriment of doing its job?
When you enter Hadassah you enter a safe haven where it doesn't matter who or what you are. Muslims Christians and Jews have worked alongside each other at the hospital for almost 100 years. The staff are there to help save lives and everyone is equal.
Dr. Sigmund J. Kharasch from Boston relates his experiences working at the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Mount Scopus in the latest edition of Pediatrics Perspectives.
The Hadassah Medical Center’s Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cancer Immunotherapy and Israel’s Pluristem Therapeutics report that in their joint study, mice with damaged bone marrow who received intramuscular injections of Pluristem stem cells (PLX-R18) together with a bone marrow transplant showed significantly faster recovery of blood cell production than those mice given a placebo with their bone marrow transplant.
The Hadassah Medical Center’s multidisciplinary professionals know well that when you educate a woman, you educate an entire family! That’s why Hadassah has opened the Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Institute for Women, which provides special health services to women, particularly those under served by the medical system.
Billed as “Happy Valentine: Shopping, Surprise and Charity”, the star New York Designer Tory Burch opened his Munich store after hours on February 11, 2015 for a Hadassah Germany fundraising event to benefit the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.
Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem announce they stand ready for the expected storm. Hospital officials report the hospitals will be operating as usual despite the extreme weather that is expected.