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19-Jun-2014
One recent Friday afternoon, Dr. Haim Danenberg, Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Hadassah Medical Center, was out for a run, cell phone strapped to his forearm, as is his tradition. When he received the call that he was needed for emergency heart surgery, he immediately came to Hadassah’s Catheterization Laboratory to greet Michael Kosofsky, who just suffered a heart attack.
19-Jun-2014
BioLineRx Ltd. has received approval from the Israeli Ministry of Health to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for mobilizing stem cells from the bone marrow for treating acute myeloid leukemia, as well as other hematological malignancies. The study is expected to begin during the third quarter of 2014 at the Hadassah Medical Center.
10-Jun-2014
Dr. Donna Zfat-Zwas, Director of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Center for Women, joined her team on a visit to two Palestinian East Jerusalem schools recently to see how well the Center’s heart health message is playing out among the children and their mothers.
10-Jun-2014
A record five Torah scrolls have been donated to the Hadassah Medical Center’s two hospital campuses this year. The most recent was dedicated just before the holiday of Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people.
10-Jun-2014
The Middle Eastern sounds and rhythms of the Salametcom Debka Dance Group regularly raise the spirits of pediatric patients and their families at the Hadassah Medical Center.
10-Jun-2014
To bridge the gaps between pediatric emergency room and community medical care, Hadassah’s Emergency Room (ER) chiefs reached out to neighborhood physicians and medics to share information and initiate a dialogue.
10-Jun-2014
It is with regret that the Board of Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) has accepted the resignation of Director General Avigdor Kaplan. Professor Tamar Peretz, head of the oncology division with more than two decades of experience leading the Sharett Institute of Oncology, will serve as interim Director General of HMO.
4-Jun-2014
The exclusive International Society of Orthopaedic Centers (ISOC) has announced that it is expanding its membership to include one center in the Middle East: the Hadassah Medical Center.
4-Jun-2014
When a 41-year-old father of ten was not feeling well, he went to his local hospital, but was released because the doctors found nothing wrong. On his way home, however, he had a massive stroke.
4-Jun-2014
Interim results from Israel’s BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics’ Phase IIa stem cell clinical trial, conducted at the Hadassah Medical Center for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), are promising.