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
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 Parkinson’s 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 Center’s 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 Jerusalem’s 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.