A multidisciplinary team at the Hadassah Medical Center is testing the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to alleviate depression in severely affected patients.
As members of an international consortium of leading scientists studying the heart’s mitral valve, Hadassah Medical Center cardiologists invited their colleagues to meet in Jerusalem for a first International Heart Valve Summit of the Israel Heart Society.
In a series of experiments, Dr. Ronen Beeri, Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Hadassah Medical Center, and Dr. Robert Levine, Senior Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, have demonstrated that mitral regurgitation augments the remodeling process occurring after a myocardial infarction which, in turn, exacerbates further heart failure.
The Hadassah University Medical Center has signed a cooperation agreement with the European Medical Center (EMC) of Moscow, facilitating the exchange of knowledge and experience between clinical specialists in the two medical institutions.
Hadassah International's Delegates will be privileged to hear about some of the remarkable medical breakthroughs coming out of Hadassah at the Centennial Convention in Jerusalem, Oct. 16-19, 2012.
You can come and learn more about remarkable medical breakthroughs at the Hadassah Centennial Convention.
For as long as I can remember, Hadassah has always been known for its superb and talented staff that produced a high level of excellence in clinical care, teaching and research. That is true as true today as it was yesterday. However, we have an obligation to our patients and ourselves to ensure it will be true tomorrow – and all the tomorrows that follow.
There is something about the air in Israel in August that feels different. Even though we continue to experience what seems like an unrelenting heat wave, “with temperatures higher than normal for the season,” there is a hint of fall in the air, of a return to the normal routine that the beginning of the school year brings--the school year that began today.
Finding himself in the Ophthalmology Department at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem with an eye problem needing urgent care, Founder of the French Institute of International Affairs Dominique Moisi witnessed “the most comforting and hopeful signs that I have encountered in the entire region in many years.”
Described by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat as “one of the most important buildings in the city,” the Hadassah Medical Center’s Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower is the child of many--from donors to designers, dreamers to doers