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2-Feb-2013
About 200 health professionals--including 20 of the world’s leading liver specialists from France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States--attended an international conference on liver disease at the Hadassah Medical Center in January, where they honored Hadassah’s Prof. Daniel Shouval upon his 70th birthday.
31-Jan-2013
When Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked decided to donate a Cartier watch that she no longer wore for auction and give the proceeds to the Hadassah Medical Center, it occurred to her shortly thereafter that she might also be able to donate for auction some works of art that her husband’s patients had created a number of years ago.
31-Jan-2013
A delegation of leaders of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, headed by their President, Dr. Carroll A. Baltimore Sr., recently visited Hadassah Hospital-Mt. Scopus.
30-Jan-2013
Dr. Philip Toltzis, Interim Chief of the Division of Pharmacology and Critical Care at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, a teaching hospital of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, has been appointed Director of Pediatric Intensive Care. He succeeds the late Dr. Ido Yatziv and Acting Director Dr. Jacques Braun.
30-Jan-2013
A mother of a child with Down Syndrome, who recently immigrated to Israel, shared her great admiration and appreciation for the Hadassah Medical Center’s National Center for Down Syndrome.
30-Jan-2013
When 35-year-old Hila failed to conceive despite 13 rounds of treatment in 4 different centers in Israel, fertility specialists at the Hadassah Medical Center suggested they try a slightly different approach.
30-Jan-2013
Hadassah Medical Center Prof. Emeritus Shaoul Ouzel "Uzi" Anteby and his wife, Noga, have established the Rinat Anteby Shafran Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching by Medical Residents, in memory of their daughter, who passed away five years ago from ovarian cancer.
30-Jan-2013
The ALS PhaseI/II safety trial of Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics’ NurOwn stem cell therapy has been fast tracked to a Phase IIa dose-escalating trial by Israel’s Ministry of Health and will be launched “immediately” at the Hadassah Medical Center, reports this leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases.
30-Jan-2013
In treating a patient who suffered from massive congestive heart failure and a malfunctioning liver, Dr. Yuval Horwich, a resident in the department of internal medicine at the Hadassah Medical Center, discovered that the man had eaten a poisonous mushroom, which he had picked in the Jerusalem forest.
30-Jan-2013
A woman with a malignant melanoma who was treated at the Hadassah Medical Center wrote to say that her Hadassah surgeon cared for her “with endless devotion.”