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Dear Friends of Hadassah,We are delighted to announce the launch of our newly designed and very much improved German website.
Prof. David Linton, Emergency Room Physician in the Hadassah Center for Emergency Medicine, and head of Hadassah’s Emergency Transport Unit, was enthusiastically received in Mexico.
Eighteen months ago, Prof. Maurice Sosnowski, President of Hadassah Belgium and a delegation of doctors from the Bordet Institute met with their counterparts at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. Finally, after months of anticipation, the agreement between the two institutions was signed.
At the beginning of May, I was appointed Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization. Many people have asked why I took on this position and these challenges at this rather senior stage in my life and my career. My reasons are both personal and professional.
Placental cells, Hadassah University Medical Center researchers have shown, were successful in mitigating acute radiation-induced complications in mice when transplantation was initiated 24 hours following total body irradiation.
Dozens of researchers from different countries participated in a seminar at Hadassah University Medical Center presented by Hadassah’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as part of a Society for Gynecological Investigation (SGI) conference, which took place in Israel for the first time.
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.