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 ďthe most comforting and hopeful signs that I have encountered in the entire region in many years.Ē
Described by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat as ďone of the most important buildings in the city,Ē the Hadassah Medical Centerís Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower is the child of many--from donors to designers, dreamers to doers
Rasheda Ali, daughter of the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali, and a member of the advisory board of BrainStorm, the Israeli company that works on innovative treatments for Parkinsonís and Multiple Sclerosis with Hadassah Senior Neurologist Prof. Dimitrios Karussis, will now focus her efforts on behalf of the BrainStorm/Hadassah methodology.
In late May, Hadassah New Zealand was approached by two of its strongest supporters and members, Jeff Cook and Rosemary Currie, regarding a monthly initiative by the Greenlane Christian Centre called the Israel Focus Group.
Initiated by Hadassah Australia, the collaboration between Prof. Tali Siegal, Director of the Hadassah Medical Centerís Gaffin Neuro-oncology Center, and Prof. Andrew Kaye, head of Neurosurgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia, has turned out to be a winning alliance for brain cancer monitoring and targeted treatment.
Hadassah-Hebrew University medical students simulated a terror attack on Jerusalemís new light rail as their final test at the completion of a 10-day trauma course.
The Israel Science Foundation (ISF), the most prestigious scientific fund in Israel, has awarded Hadassah physicians and researchers 7.5 grants.
Several Hadassah University Medical Center medical professionals have won prestigious awards and gained recognition internationally.
A woman with terminal bone marrow failure was saved at the Hadassah Medical Center with placental stem cell therapy, marking the second successful treatment of a patient with this life-threatening medical condition in three months.
Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd., whose Chief Scientific Officer is Hadassah University Medical Centerís Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff--Director of its Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center--received a 1.3 million-dollar grant from Israel's Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) to help finance its development of a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).