Injecting stem cells to treat severe fractures speeds up recovery, physicians in the Orthopedics Department of the Hadassah University Medical Center have demonstrated.
Researchers from the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation, jointly with Yale University and BioIncept, an American-based biotechnology company, have discovered that a certain peptide released by a fetus during pregnancy, called a “pre-implantation factor” (PIF) is effective in preventing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in mice, following a bone marrow transplant.
“Creativity and Health” was the theme for this year’s annual art exhibition, hosted for patients and the local community at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
Within the framework of his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, Bertrand Delanöe, Mayor of Paris, visited Hadassah and met with Prof. Jean-Jacques Azaria Rein, Head of the Pediatric Cardiology Department in charge of the "Heart for Peace" project in Israel.
Hollywood Star Sharon Stone , a long- time activist to find a cure for AIDs, visited the Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem today to meet with Prof. Dan Engelhard, head of Hadassah's Pediatric AIDS Center, which has developed an integrative method of treating children who are HIV positive in Israel and around the world
On June 6, Hadassah France hosted an evening of jazz and a cocktail reception at the beautiful residence of the Ambassador of Israel in France, His Excellency, Mr. Yossi Gal. The 140 attendees were treated to an evening with comedian and sponsor of Hadassah France, Michel Leeb, and two musicians who played great jazz classics. With his inimitable talent, Mr. Leeb had the audience laughing all evening.
For the second consecutive year, the Domaine de Chantilly Polo Club chose Hadassah France to be the recipient of its annual Charity Cup. All proceeds from the day were donated to Hadassah France.
The Nutrition and Diet Clinic of Hadassah Hospital- Mount Scopus is hosting a new self-help group for children who suffer from obesity and their parents.
Dozens of laptops, videos, and CDs were donated to the Hadassah Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics for use by hospitalized children.
The second annual Research Conference in memory of Dr. Ido Yatziv, former Director of Hadassah’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), highlighted studies conducted by residents, nurses and paramedical staff.