To share the Hadassah Medical Center's breakthroughs in identifying gene mutations that cause serious diseases in children, Prof. Orly Elpeleg, Direct of Hadassah's Department of Genetic and Metabolic Diseases, convened Israel's first-ever Monique and Jacques Roboh Department of Genetic Research Neurogenetic Seminar. Mr. Roboh, whose generosity made possible the creation of the Research Department, is a member of the Hadassah International Board of Directors.
Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, which houses Israel’s largest kidney stone treatment center, has purchased a new, state-of-the-art lithotripter, the” Dornier Gemini.”
Often, the Hadassah Medical Center receives emergency calls asking for help with sick or wounded diplomats stationed in Israel as well as their spouses and children; in October, however, an emergency call came regarding an American diplomat hospitalized in Amman, Jordan, who was experiencing bleeding adjacent to his brain stem.
I would like to share with you some exciting news we received during the special celebration that took place this week. On Tuesday, we held our annual Hadassah Research Day.
Hadassah’s Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd. has entered into an exclusive license option agreement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to develop and commercialize OpRegen™, Hadassah’s stem-cell product for the treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Cell Cure is a subsidiary of Hadasit Bio Holdings, the Hadassah Medical Center’s technology transfer company, and BioTime, Inc.
Israel’s Ministry of Health has given approval for the Hadassah Medical Center and BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc., the leading developer of stem cell technologies, to partner for a clinical trial of BrainStorm’s stem cell treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) at Hadassah.
With the message, “This Year on Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year) Give the Gift of Life,” Hadassah Panama raised $15,000 for the Hadassah Medical Center Blood Bank.
This past summer, Mexican Entrepreneur Sion Soffer consulted with Hadassah Medical Center Director General Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef in Jerusalem to begin planning for the development of trauma facilities in Mexico City.
Young Hadassah International announces its annual weekend, this year held in the captivating capital of Austria, Vienna, known for its rich culture and highest quality of life. The "Weekend in Vienna" will unite young professionals from around the world in support of the Hadassah Medical Organization. Participants will learn about the latest developments in medical treatments and research from Hadassah doctors and share ideas on how to contribute to its progress, which impacts communities in Israel and around the world.
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