14 February 2012--On Sunday, February 5, friends of Hadassah and art collectors from near and far braved the London snow to attend the launch of the Hadassah-Chagall Anniversary Partnership, Hadassah’s first-ever coordinated global fundraising initiative, in coordination with Christie’s auction house.
For the first time in Jerusalem, twin fetuses that shared a blood vessel were successfully separated by Hadassah University Medical Center specialists.
“This may represent the biggest hope in the field of degenerative diseases like ALS," Prof. Dimitrios Karussis, head of the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Multiple Sclerosis Center, said about the clinical trial just completed at Hadassah where stem cells were used to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Designed and outfitted to meet the challenges of cutting-edge surgery today and the surgical changes of the decades to come, the 20 ultra-modern operating rooms in the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower will all be on one floor, four floors underground, with the safeguards to handle biological or chemical attacks.
A treatment for neuroendocrine cancer that was previously only available abroad is now being provided at the Hadassah University Medical Center.
A visitor to Israel, after suffering a miscarriage in the middle of the night, shared her gratitude for the excellent care she received in Hadassah’s Judy and Sidney Swartz Center for Emergency Medicine. Read her testimonial.
March 19, 2012 will mark moving-in day for the Hadassah University Medical Center’s new 19-story inpatient facility—the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower.
Dozens were injured when a bus transporting Palestinian schoolchildren and a truck collided on wet roads in northern Jerusalem.
The Hadassah Medical Organization has always enjoyed a special relationship with the American Embassy in Tel Aviv and the American Consulate in Jerusalem, based, of course, on our common American connection.
The weather seemed to be sending me a personal message the foggy, misty morning I returned to Hadassah after more than a week abroad. Low clouds hung over the narrow, winding two-lane descent that brings me to Ein Kerem and it was difficult to see the road ahead.