Young Hadassah International Volunteer and Immediate Past Chair of YHI Argentina, Dr. Romina Libster, witnessed the benefits of globally sharing her home countryís experience with the H1N1 virulent 2009 flu virus, while working in a clinic at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
Treating todayís Parkinsonís disease patients with the latest innovations like Deep Brain Stimulation, Hadassahís physicians are simultaneously searching for a cure through world-leading stem cell research.
"Caring heals, but generally is not measured or rewarded in pay-for-performance health care," says Prof. Mayer Brezis, Director of Hadassah Hospitalís Center for Clinical Quality and Safety and a faculty member of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
An Israeli rescue mission, including Hadassah Medical Center specialists, flew to Haiti and set up a field hospital in Port au Prince. Donate now
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Eli (not his real name) is scarcely aware of what went on. Itís his parents who carry the memories, and the thankfulness that they still have their four-and-a-half-year-old son.
The buildingís five underground levels are now completed. You can see the Tower very clearly from every possible angle. Build the future with us!
To watch the progress of the construction LIVE on the Hadassah Medical Center website, click on the link: http://126.96.36.199/view/index.shtml
Progress in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and macular degeneration was highlighted by Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, Director of the Hadassah Medical Centerís Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center, during Hadassah Australia's Stem Cell Week, November 16 - 18, 2009. Hadassah Australia hosted multiple seminars in Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney with the goal of educating both professionals and lay people on the issues that surround the use of stem cells in research and treatment of disease and injury.
Physicians from Israel will have the opportunity to study with renowned specialists from Monash Universityís Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories and the Hadassah University Medical Centerís Department of Neurology, thanks to the establishment of the Eva and Les Erdi AUSiMED Fellowship in Neurological Diseases.
Thanks to generous sponsors, ticket sales, and inviting auction items, proceeds of about $17,500 from Hadassah New Zealandís November 29 Tea Party and Auction exceeded the unit leadersí goal to raise funds toward new maxillofacial equipment for the Hadassah Medical Center.
An enthusiastic audience of 800 attended the performance of Twelve Angry Men hosted by Hadassah France, raising 25,000 Ä for cutting-edge cancer treatment equipment at the Hadassah Medical Center.