The award ceremony took place at the Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 4th International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disabilities and Human Development, which brings together medical professionals from around the world to focus on meeting the needs of children with chronic diseases or disabilities and their families. Dr. Evelyn Lipper is a leader in the field of child development and a visionary and supporter of Hadassah's work in this area, particularly Hadassah's Goshen Project with its outreach to the community.
The Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness (LJPCW) Center for Women at the Hadassah Medical Center is actively engaged in basic science and clinical research concerning gender health issues, as well as advocacy for gender health equity in research and treatment.
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems including an oral insulin pill based on Hadassah Medical Center research, has received a patent from the Israel Patent Office for its invention, “Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of Exenatide.”
For nearly half a year, Miri Eliahu could not speak; her voice became a squeak that frightened her grandchildren. Then she found her way to the Hadassah Medical Center’s Voice Clinic and within 81 minutes, her voice was back.
A new study has shown what Hadassah has known for a long time -- medical clowns do help kids suffer less pain during tests.
Members of the popular Hapoel Jerusalem basketball team continued a long tradition of visiting the pediatric department at Hadassah Mount Scopus to bring cheer to the young patients.
Israel's BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has reported that final results of its clinical trial conducted at the Hadassah Medical Center using adult stem cells to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) indicate that most patients experienced a slowing of their disease's progression.
Patients and staff participate in celebrating Chanukah
Anyone with a family history of colon cancer or gynecological cancers should be tested for Lynch Syndrome. Testing for this mutation can actually prevent cancer and save lives," stated Dr. Yael Goldberg, a Genetic Oncologist who works in the Hadassah Sharett Institute of Oncology.
Prof. Tamir Ben-Hur, the Hadassah Medical Center’s world-renowned neurologist and stem cell research specialist, gave a presentation entitled “Stem Cells: Protectors of the Brain” at the 2014 TEDx conference, held at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, Israel.